Archives for October 2012

Ready? Lake Alice Detour Through Snoqualmie Ridge Starts Monday; Longer Stretch of Carmichael Back on Detour Map

Ready or not Snoqualmie Ridge and Lake Alice residents, the road closure of Lake Alice Road for emergency repairs and the ensuing three-week detour through Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhoods starts Monday, October … [Read more...]

Mount Si – Bellevue Game Makes History – Wildcat Stadium Sold Out!

Well, if you didn't head to Mount Si last night to get your pre-sale tickets to tomorrow's (October 12th)  big match up between #1 ranked Bellevue and #2 ranked Mount Si, you're out of luck. Wildcat Stadium is … [Read more...]

Ben's Breakdown: #2 Mount Si Prepares for Epic Showdown with #1 Bellevue

Update, 10/13/2012, 8:40AM:  Top 10 Nationally Ranked Bellevue Wolverines defeated Mount Si 49-10 last night. All Bellevue points came in the first half.  Ben's prediction was correct, with only the score being … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: How to Select the Right Dog Breed for Your Lifestyle

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

Mount Si – Bellevue Big Football Showdown Approaching; Advance Ticket Sales Today!

Want to watch the #2 3A state ranked Mount Si football team play  the #5 nationally ranked (and #1 state ranked) Bellevue High School Wolverines? Then school officials are high recommending you make your way … [Read more...]

New Middle School Boundary Lines to Be Drawn Through Snoqualmie; Five Options Identified

Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS) will close at the end of this school year and be converted into Mount Si High School's Freshman Campus in the fall of 2013. In order to make that a reality, current Snoqulamie … [Read more...]

Beautifully Bumpless; North Bend Re-Opens Smooth Riding Boalch Ave

It's fixed and it's back open... Want to take the back way between Snoqualmie and North Bend, say for gymnastics or to workout at businesses in the Boalch Ave Business Park? Ever taken a different route there … [Read more...]

Only in Snoqualmie Valley: Roads Turn a Trip to School into a Photographer's Fall Dream

This fall has been one of the most beautiful I can remember since moving to the Snoqualmie Valley 11 years ago.  Granted, we've had to put up with wildfire smoke and only a trace of rain since July, but what it … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Weekend Air Quality Deteriorates; Residents Reaching For Inhalers Were Not Alone

My daughter had just recovered from her first school year illness this week when it seemed she was coming down with something new.  She was stuffy, had an itchy throat and was coughing A LOT.  I kept thinking … [Read more...]

Got Your Halloween Costumes Figured Out? Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid Brings in National Costume Swap to Help!

Hey Snoqualmie Valley parents preparing to head out and buy, yet again, another brand new costume so your kids can hit the pavement in search of mountains of candy this Halloween night!  Here's an innovative … [Read more...]

Sheriffs Office Holding Meeting to Discuss Registered Sex Offender Moving to Fall City

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Registered Sex Offender Unit will hold a community meeting will on Tuesday, October 16th, at 6:30pm at the Fall City Library, 33415 SE 42nd Place, in downtown Fall City … [Read more...]

Mount Si Homecoming in the Air; Sunny Skies and Top Ranked Football Team

Update:  October 6th, 7:30AM:  Last night Kicker Cameron Van Winkle did set the set record for most field goals in a high school career in Mount Si's 51-0 victory over Lake Washington.  Congratulations, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie on the Build: New Bank, New Company Headquarters, New Hospital, Possible New Apartment Complex?

The economic recession of recent years seemed to hit Snoqualmie hard, most noticeably the building industry.  Quadrant Homes went from having a waiting list for new home lots to consistently lowering starting … [Read more...]

Lake Alice Connector Road Opening, Detouring Possibly 1,400 Daily Car Trips Through Snoqualmie Ridge

King County officials stated at a public meeting last night, that emergency repair of a culvert beneath Lake Alice Road has to happen now.  A large drain pipe under the road is collapsing.  If it fails, a 35’ … [Read more...]

Skyline High School Gun Threat Suspect Arrested

Two weeks after a threat to shoot up the school closed Skyline High School for a day, a suspect is in custody.  Sammamish Police Detectives arrested a 16-year-old former Skyline student early this morning, … [Read more...]

North Bend Replicator Graphics Owner Back to his Locksmith Roots; Launches Valley Locksmith

The love of a woman landed Marc Rosenthal in the Snoqualmie Valley a few years ago.  Together with that love, Ellen Torchia, Marc launched Replicator Graphics (formerly Alpine Trophy and Sign) and the couple … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Mourns Loss of Longtime Barber and Friend, Jerry Main

I met Jerry because I have a teenaged son who was once a little red-haired boy who loved being boosted up on the antique barber chair and getting his hair "buzzed" by Snoqualmie's longtime barber, Jerry Main. … [Read more...]