Archives for August 2012

Longtime Finaghty's Server Leaving to Become Bindlesticks Coffee and Beer House New Owner

My family eats at Finaghty's Irish Pub in Snoqualmie at least once a week.  The food's great.  The atmosphere is welcoming and comfortable and to make it even easier, most of the longtime servers pretty much … [Read more...]

Construction Begins on Morning Star Montessori; Coming to Snoqualmie Deer Park Neighborhood in January

If you've driven Snoqualmie Parkway in the past week, you've probably noticed trees coming down at the entrance to the Deer Park neighborhood.  But not all the trees on this land parcel have disappeared.  There … [Read more...]

Encompass Fall Volunteer Opportunities: From Classrooms to Offices to the Community

New volunteer opportunities have arisen this fall at Encompass.  There are multiple ways to give back, no matter where your interests or talents may lay.  To sign up for any of these positions, please contact … [Read more...]

SVSD School Board President's Important Inspirational Speech Starts the 2012-13 School Year

Last Friday, August 24th, in the Mount Si High School auditorium was the All Staff Kickoff event.  The event is designed to welcome Snoqualmie Valley School District staff and teachers to a new school year.  At … [Read more...]

Isaiah's Story, Inspiration for Becoming a Snoqualmie Valley Foster Family; Find out How Tonight

Have you ever thought about opening your Snoqualmie Valley home to a foster child?  If so, tonight, from 5PM - 8PM, at Encompass main branch in North Bend, is your chance to start that process. Washington State … [Read more...]

This is it Snoqualmie, Let the 48 Hour Countdown to a New School Year Begin…

It's happening again.  A new school year is starting and (again) I am a bit ill-prepared. I still need school supplies for my high school girls.  I still haven't been to the high school to pay all the start of … [Read more...]

Three Snoqualmie Bear Sightings in Last Three Nights; Time to Lock up that Garbage

Three different Snoqualmie Ridge bear sighting locations were reported in the past three nights.  Again, the bears are hungry and out looking for garbage in the affected areas. Bears can become trained to … [Read more...]

Local Band, The Defeyes, Play Snoqualmie Point Park Tomorrow, August 26th; Music and Views!

Have you been to Snoqualmie Point Park?  Heard local band, The Defeyes yet?  Well, here's your chance to enjoy music with spectacular views of the Snoqualmie Valley and Cascade Mountains. The City of … [Read more...]

2012 Boeing Classic Jet Flyover Video – In Case You Missed It!

In case you had to work today or just forgot it was happening until you saw the large, blue Boeing jetliner buzz your Snoquamie home, here is some video today's (August 24th) flyover.  It happened at 11.20AM … [Read more...]

Reminder: Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Closed August 24-26th; Still Hosting Pool Party & BBQ Sunday

Here's a friendly reminder that the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA is closed today, August 24th through Sunday, August 26th.  All Snoqualmie YMCA members are welcome to visit any of the Y's other 12 local branches … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie, Time for the Boeing Classic Jet Flyover and Return of the Ridge IGA Smoker Trailer

Look to the sky at 11:20AM today, August 24th, and know you've been warned.  It is at this exact time that a Boeing 777 jet will be flying low over Snoqualmie and TPC Snoqualmie Ridge to signal the start of the … [Read more...]

Deal of the Day! Free Car Washes at Brown Bear Car Wash Locations Today, August 23rd

Is your car a little dirty?  Dingy?  Really dirty?  Don't feel like getting out the bucket and hose? Well, if you're heading toward Issaquah today, you can solve that problem without spending a dime.  That's … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football Kicks Off Season With Annual Scarlet and Gray Scrimmage and Football-A-Palooza Friday, August 24th

Mount Si Football Coach Charlie Kinnune kicks off his 21st season coaching Wildcat Football this Friday, August 24th, with the Annual Scarlet and Gray Scrimmage at 7PM. But before that annual tradition … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Approves Motion For Mayor Hearing to Finalize Negotiations with Snoqualmie to Take over Police Service

It looks like the City of North Bend is one step closer to having its streets patrolled by the Snoqualmie Police Department.  In a 4-3 vote at the North Bend City Council last night, August 21st, the council … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Falls Brewery Beer Tasting at Ridge IGA Today

Have you been to the Snoqualmie Falls Brewery and Taproom yet?  It's not just a beer brewery, it's a full, family friendly restaurant serving  great food along-side its award-winning beer.  They also have great … [Read more...]

Local 5th Grade Girl Makes News at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge

Bella Mariani loves golf. She's spent all summer in golf camps at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. She dreams of playing golf on the LPGA tour one day. She and her friend hit the course yesterday hoping to grab a few … [Read more...]

Living Disneyland – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Living Snoqualmie packed up and took living to Disneyland, with one husband and four children in tow.  A week's passed since our return to the valley, and I am ready to admit, it was one of those trips.  The … [Read more...]

King County Sheriff's Office Seeking Owners of Recovered Items from Weekend North Bend Car Prowls

This is from North Bend Police Chief, Mark Toner, and was released this morning, August 20, 2012.  It looks like Snoqualmie wasn't the only victim of car prowlers in recent weeks.   Please read below and make a … [Read more...]

Sno-Valley Hopelink Food Bank Needs Volunteers

Looking for a local, volunteer opportunity? Studies show that volunteering can help people live longer, happier lives and feel more connected to their communities. In the Snoqualmie Valley, the Hopelink Food … [Read more...]

Red Flag Fire Warning in Place for Most of Western Washington, Including Snoqualmie Valley

The National Weather Service increased its wildfire red flag watch to a warning which means weather forecasters are more certain the conditions are right for brush and wildfires in our area; conditions that … [Read more...]