Archives for September 2012

Proposed SVSD Policy Would Establish Education Benchmarks, Gaining More Graduates Top Tier College Access

A newly proposed SVSD policy, Education Pathways and Benchmarks Policy, will be up for discussion at tomorrow's school board meeting at 6:30PM in the District Office. Geoff Doy stated that the new policy came … [Read more...]

Mark Twain Coming to Valley Center Stage – One Weekend Only with National Touring Actor!

National-touring actor, Kurt H. Sutton, performs An Evening with Mark Twain this weekend only at North Bend's Valley Center Stage theater. In the production, Sutton portrays Samuel Clemens, better known by his … [Read more...]

Ridge Market Place Gaining Couple New Businesses, But Appears iBurger Lost

It looks like iBurger is no longer in business on Snoqualmie Ridge.  The popular fast food spot attracted lots of local kids with its burgers, fries and milkshakes, but as of today the front and back windows … [Read more...]

Traffic Light at Snoqualmie Parkway & Swenson Drive Out 6 Hours, Now Fixed

Updated 2PM:  City crews have now fixed the traffic light outage.  No word on cause still. Since at least 7AM today, the traffic light at SE Swenson Drive and Snoqualmie Parkway has been out and flashing red, … [Read more...]

New Guest Column: Snoqualmie Valley Pet Training 101; Advice From An Expert

Today launches a new guest column on Living Snoqualmie for all you valley pet lovers.  Twice a month Melissa Grant will offer up advice on pet training - and I know MANY of you in the valley have and love … [Read more...]

Graffiti to a New Level? Car Vandalized With Spray Paint on Snoqualmie Ridge

It looks like bears aren't the only thing to worry about in the nighttime hours on Snoqualmie Ridge - add tagging and/or spray paint vandals to the list now. Last night, September 7th, homeowners near Steller … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Saturday Morning Inspiration: A Boy's Hard Work

I write this as a mother, a mother with three daughters and only one son - a loveable, kind and hard-working son. Six months ago we started some educational enhancement - code for math help.  For a few years … [Read more...]

Downtown North Bend Transformed into Jazz Music Venue September 8th!

Looking for something fun to do on a warm summer night?  Love music?  Look no further. Tomorrow, September 8th, from 6-10PM, historic downtown North Bend plays  host to more than 40 Northwest musicians in six … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football Home Opener Tonight Features Live Game Stream and Twitter Play by Play

Although it is a perfect valley night for Mount Si's home football opener - probably sunny and 75-80 degrees for kickoff - technology is making it easy for everyone to watch the game, or a least get a live play … [Read more...]

February School Bond Off Table, April Possible; Still No Board Consensus on Next Bond Option; New District Policy Proposed

Last March 8th, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board voted 3-2 to proceed with annexing Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS) to Mount Si High School for use as a Freshman Learning Center (FLC) in 2013, closing the … [Read more...]

Morning Fire Destroys Garage and Part of North Bend Wilderness Rim Home

An early morning house fire was the wake up call for neighbors on a small cul-de-sac in the North Bend neighborhood of Wilderness Rim today.  Eastside Fire and Rescue was dispatched to the quiet street of 435th … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Casts Important Vote to Finalize Its Switch to Snoqualmie Police Department

Seven North Bend City Council members will cast important votes tonight that could lead to a switch in the city's police service from the King County Sheriff's Office to the Snoqualmie Police Department.  That … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley, Time to Slow Down in School Zones; Snoqualmie Police Conducting Extra Traffic Emphasis

If you've driven through any Snoqualmie Valley School zone since the start of classes last Wednesday, August 29th, chances are you've noticed an increased police presence. If you haven't noticed it, your … [Read more...]

Franklin Falls, What Took Us So Long?

I will start by saying my family is not the biggest outdoor family. We aren't campers. Part of our criteria of a good vacation is how much we enjoyed the hotel room. So when the kids woke yesterday morning and … [Read more...]