Archives for September 2012

School Board Puts New Education Policy on Books; Tells Administration What Freshman Campus Info it Needs

New Education Policy Adopted Thursday night the Snoqualmie Valley School Board voted 4-1 to adopt district education policy 2423, which now requires SVSD administration to implement curriculum pathways for 6th … [Read more...]

New Vehicle Tagging Reported on Snoqualmie Ridge

There was another vehicle spray painted on Snoqualmie Ridge yesterday.  The Petersons reported their RV was "tagged" with a swastika last night, September 27th.  In August, a few doors down, neighbors reported … [Read more...]

Truth to the Rumor; Frozen Yogurt Shop Coming to Snoqualmie

The buzz is true. Frozen yogurt is coming to Snoqualmie's Ridge Marketplace. Rob Knowles, Ridge Marketplace leasing agent for JSH Properties confirmed  yesterday that they recently signed a lease with Cherry … [Read more...]

Proposed Education Policy Seeks to Enhance Snoqualmie Valley Schools

If you picked up last week's Valley Record, you probably saw the front page article on a newly proposed, school district policy that would establish 6th-12th grade education benchmarks and pathways for … [Read more...]

Is Your Child Mathmatically Powerful? TriMathalon Competition Lets Them Prove It!

Fall is filled with lots of local competition. Fields are filled with soccer and football games.  At Mount Si,  it's tennis, volleyball, football, soccer and cross-country season.  But what about something … [Read more...]

Encompass Launches New Reading Program; Offers Popular Super Sitters Class For One Fall Session

Encompass has some great news to share.  It's launching a new program to help struggling readers and is bringing back its popular super sitters class to continue training all the Snoqualmie Valley up and coming … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pet Training 101: Quiet Down! Why Do Dogs Bark So Much?

This is the second installment of the new bi-weekly guest column, Snoqualmie Pet Training 101.  Guest writer, Melissa, is a Pet-ology Expert and In home Dog Trainer at Le Chic Pet in Issaquah.  To get more … [Read more...]

Good News, More New Businesses Coming to Snoqualmie's Ridge Marketplace

Yes, local kids may have been devastated when iBurger closed its doors this month, but it looks like that spot won't be empty for too long. Last week a sign went on the door proclaiming  a new restaurant is … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge – Lake Alice Connector Road May Open

The history of Snoqualmie Ridge includes the long-debated Lake Alice connector road topic, as the two communities sit only yards apart. When Snoqualmie Ridge was originally developed, an interlocal agreement … [Read more...]

Six Juveniles Captured After Assualt and Escape At Snoqualmie Echo Glen Facility

This in from the King County Sheriff's Office.  Many of you asked about the low-flying helicopters last night. Six high risk juvenile offenders were captured early this morning, September 23rd,  after they … [Read more...]

Skyline High School Threat Investigation Hits Dead End

Skyline High School went back to school toady.  It was a late start and sheriffs were present, but students and staff went back after school was closed Thursday, September 20th, due to a violence threat against … [Read more...]

Kiro News Reports Cougar Kills Golden Retriever in North Bend Riverbend Neighborhood

We all know we live with wildlife in the Snoqualmie Valley, but it still doesn't make it any easier to hear stories of family pets being attacked by the wildlife that share our valley. Kiro News reported last … [Read more...]

Social Media Violence Threat Closes Issaquah's Skyline High School

If you a student at Mount Si High School who uses social media, they may have seen a post circulating regarding threats of violence against students at Skyline High School in the neighboring Issaquah School … [Read more...]

From Bumpy to Smooth; North Bend Begins Re-Paving Boalch Ave

Soon there will no difference in road conditions when you cross Boalch Ave into the North Bend city limits.  The City of Snoqualmie re-paved their portion of the road that crosses between the two cities a few … [Read more...]

Tragic Hiking Accident Near North Bend; Two Federal Way Teens Die After Fall

Snoqualmie Valley residents may hear low-flying helicopters this morning as there was another tragic hiking accident in the area yesterday. The King County Sheriff's Office is reporting this morning that two … [Read more...]

New Company Coming to Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park; Philips Oral Care Building Sells

The former Philips Oral Care building in the Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park will soon have a new owner and tenant, Spacelabs Healthcare. According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, the 176,000 square foot … [Read more...]

News Around Town: Huge Mount Si Win, Bye Bye Pink Paint & Hello Red Rooster

There was lots going on in downtown Snoqualmie yesterday so here's a quick run down of some things that caught my attention on my numerous drives between Snoqualmie and North Bend. MOUNT SI … [Read more...]

Gardening with Wildlife; Ann's Love-Hate Relationship With Herschel and Buck

Thank you to Ann Acton of the Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners Association, chronicling her experience of living and gardening with wildlife, more specifically deer Herschel and Buck whom she named.  There … [Read more...]

Anxious Snoqualmie Families Will Soon Know Next Year's Middle School

At last night's school board meeting, Executive Director of Technology Services, Jeff Hogan, announced the timeline for an impending middle school boundary change needed so Snoqualmie Middle School can … [Read more...]

Smoke and Haze in the Snoqualmie Air; Central Washington Wildfires at Fault

Stepped outside this morning in Snoqualmie?  If so, you might think you're near a camp site as the smell of smoke is in the air today; and still waiting to hear if the smell is as prevalent in the lower valley … [Read more...]