Archives for October 2012

List of Business Names Calling Snoqualmie Home Grows Again!

After years of a new business stalemate in Snoqulamie, it seems each time a run an errand I notice another business setting up camp in Snoqualmie or something under construction. Yesterday was no … [Read more...]

Ready? SVSD Announces Middle School Boundary Change Final Choice

At tonight's school board meeting in Mount Si's Wildcat Court, the Snoqualmie Valley School District Boundary Study Committee announced its top choice for next fall's new middle school attendance boundaries  … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City News: Halloween Safety, Lake Alice Road Update, "Fall Back" Reminder

Some important reminders from Snoqualmie city officials this week: Fire Fighters Helping Keep Trick-or-Treaters Safe Halloween in Snoqualmie is a true spectacle with hundreds of children racing around, … [Read more...]

Boo! Snoqualmie Valley Halloween Houses Worth a Photo Op!

It's that time of year - the holiday decorating time of year.  So I was curious.  Have you ever lived next door to the king or queen of outdoor holiday decorating? For six years, I did.  Back on Cranberry … [Read more...]

Community Members Create New Middle School Boundary Change Option – Want Your Input

Below please find an alternative middle school boundary change option being floated around the community.  The creators (which does NOT include me) are looking for your your input and/or thoughts.  Please leave … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Alert Ends – Incorrect Report

This just in from the City of Snoqualmie regarding the earlier Living Snoqualmie story: The Snoqualmie Police Department has concluded that the suspicious behavior incident report from earlier today was … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Alert: Suspicious Behavior in front of Cascade View Elementary

This just out from City of Snoqualmie as a precaution and awareness: The Snoqualmie Police Department responded to Cascade View Elementary School,  34816 SE Ridge Street on Snoqualmie Ridge, at 11:15AM today, … [Read more...]

Great Fall Home Care Tips from My Favorite North Bend Handyman!

Alright Snoqualmie Valley, fall is upon us.  Our notorious winds are just beginning, leaves are changing and falling and fireplaces and furnaces are being turned back on for the cold season.  In the spirit of … [Read more...]

King County Opens New Office in Snoqualmie and Sheriff's Office Adding Up to Three New Deputies in Valley

The past couple of days have brought a couple of good announcements for the Snoqualmie Valley:  another new business opened in Snoqualmie and unincorporated areas of East King County will see more sheriff … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's Ridge Fitness Sold to Anytime Fitness

Ridge Fitness LLC has been purchased by Anytime Fitness, LLC, a 24-hour franchised fitness center company based in Minnesota. Ridge Fitness owner Sue Dowling describes Anytime Fitness as  "a quality fitness … [Read more...]

SVSD Announces Top Three Middle School Boundary Change Options; New Option Makes the Cut!

As the survey about Snoqualmie Valley's 5 middle school boundary change options closed this week, the choices were narrowed to three, including one newly created choice - option F.  In the last elementary … [Read more...]

Guest OpEd: Mark Mullet: Education Reforms

Washington State 5th District senate candidate, Mark Mullet, shares his education priorities/reforms.  Ballots have been mailed and the November 6th general election is quickly approaching.  This article does … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's Newest Restaurant Opens Tonight!

One more of Snoqualmie's new businesses, Aahaar Indian Eatery, will open its doors to the public tonight at 6PM.  And deal alert!  From tonight, October 18th through Sunday, October 21st, you get 20% off your … [Read more...]

Guest OpEd: Brad Toft: The School Reforms

This is the second in two-part series on education priorities by Washington State 5th District Senate Candidate, Brad Toft.  You can read part 1 HERE.  This article does NOT express the views of Living … [Read more...]

Ben's Sports Beat: #3 Mount Si Volleyball Takes on #1 Mercer Island

Ben Evensen is a high school junior here in the Snoqualmie Valley. He hopes to be a sports writer in the future and currently writes his own sports blog –  We’re excited … [Read more...]

Why Foreclosed Homes Aren’t Hurting the Snoqualmie Real Estate Market

Thank you to Tony Gilbert for this guest post.  He is a Snoqualmie Ridge resident and a licensed Real Estate Broker with Windermere Real Estate. He regularly publishes information regarding the local real … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Mill Site Annexaton Makes Lake Borst Area Off-Limits for Hunting

On September 28th the annexation of The Mill Planning Area into the Snoqualmie city limits became effective.  The City of Snoqualmie grew by 593 acres when one of the largest remaining undeveloped sites in King … [Read more...]

Guest OpEd: Indispensible For School Reform

As the November 6th general election draws near, I thought readers might like a chance to see where some local candidates stand on the issue of education.  Education has always been a topic of interest on … [Read more...]

King County Sheriff's Office Hiring More Deputies; Some Likely Assigned to Eastside

The city limits of Snoqualmie and North Bend will be both be patrolled by the Snoqualmie Police Department in the future, but much of the Snoqualmie Valley lies outside of these city limits - in unincorporated … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Gardening: Preventing Winter Damage

This is the last guest post from the Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardener's Association for 2012.  Look for more of their informative articles in February 2013.  Thank you to Kay Moreton for these great tips - and … [Read more...]