Archives for November 2012

SVSD Freshman Campus Curriculum Revised, Incorporates Feedback, Addresses Parent Coalition Points

At last night's school board meeting it appears curriculum plans for next year's Mount Si High School Freshman Campus took a turn, incorporating community and school board feedback and some points brought up by … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Top 5 Favorite Obedience Commands

This is the latest from guest columnist, Melissa, who is a Pet-ology Expert and In-home Dog Trainer at Le Chic Pet in Issaquah.  To get more training tips visit the LeChic website. During a recent lesson with … [Read more...]

Parent Coalition Forms Asking Snoqualmie Valley School District for Additional Curriculum Choice

A new Education Benchmarks and Paths Policy, new math pathways for middle schoolers, new middle school attendance boundaries, no more Snoqualmie Middle School and a new Freshman Campus in 2013 are just a few … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Time! Snoqualmie Valley Venturing Crew Tree Lot Celebrates 25th Year, 10th in Snoqualmie

If you live in the valley, there many options for obtaining a Christmas tree.  You don't have to travel far to cut a fresh one.  But, if cutting one isn't up your alley and you live in Snoqualmie, chances are … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Losing Two Great Businesses

A couple of great businesses are leaving the Snoqualmie Valley, much to the disappointment of yoga and authentic deli sandwich fans. Both Hot Yoga on the Ridge in Snoqualmie and Hooper's Deli in North Bend … [Read more...]

Creative and Love the Holidays? North Bend and Encompass Have the Edible Contest for You!

Thanksgiving is over.  The Black Friday shopping extravaganza is in full force, which means one thing:  Bring on the holidays! This year as part of its annual Holiday Festival, the North Bend Downtown … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football Faces Perennial Powerhouse Bellevue in State 3A Semi-Finals

Contributing sportswriter (and MSHS junior) Ben Evensen breaks down Mount Si Football’s big 3A state semi-final match up with #1 ranked Bellevue High School, which happens tomorrow, November 23rd at the Tacoma … [Read more...]

History Behind the Santa Train, Rolling into Town This Saturday

I've said it recently - that there's history everywhere in the valley. You just have to slow down enough to spot it - and then hear the stories.  The Santa Train is no exception.  The annual event kicks off … [Read more...]

Reminder! No Snoqualmie, North Bend Garbage Collection on Thanksgiving

If you live in Snoqualmie or North Bend and Thursday is your garbage/recycle pick up day, it will NOT be happening tomorrow due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend released … [Read more...]

Preparing for the Next Snoqualmie Valley Power Outage – Steps for Survival

The stormy fall weather is officially upon us, with a weather jet stream aimed directly at the Pacific Northwest.  Fall storms lead to winter storms, and in the Snoqualmie Vally that typically means flooding, … [Read more...]

Ana's Mexican Restaurant Closing… But Only For a Two Week Remodel/Expansion

It's been nearly six years since Anna Sotelo closed her Mexican restaurant on Mercer Island and relocated her life, family and business to the Snoqualmie Valley. In honor of the five year milestone, Anna's … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football Heading to State Tournament Semi Finals, First Time in School History!

Last night was one of those high school nights.  The kind many Mount Si Football football players will probably recollect and recount for the rest of their lives.  For the first time in school history, Mount Si … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Elementary Teacher Honored as Teacher of the Month

Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid is in the second year of their Teacher of the Month program that honors local teachers and gives them special recognition as an extraordinary teacher - and a little spoiling with … [Read more...]

State 3A Football Playoffs: Mount Si Faces Kennedy in Rematch

Contributing sportswriter (and MSHS junior) Ben Evensen breaks down Mount Si Football's big 3A state quarter-final game, which happens Saturday, November 17th, 7:30PM, at Wildcat Stadium.  Tickets will NOT be … [Read more...]

Multiple Gun Shots Fired Near Downtown Snoqualmie

Shortly after 11PM last night, Wednesday, November 14, Snoqualmie police officers responded to numerous 911 calls reporting gun shots. Snoqualmie officers arrived on scene and immediately heard additional … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: Top Holiday Hazards for Our Canine & Feline Friends

This is the latest from guest columnist, Melissa, who is a Pet-ology Expert and In-home Dog Trainer at Le Chic Pet in Issaquah.  To get more training tips visit the LeChic website. When the holiday season … [Read more...]

Trader Joes Hops I-90 to Its New Issaquah Location This Wednesday!

Amidst  debate of which Issaquah location is better for its loyal shoppers,  starting this Wednesday, popular Trader Joes jumps ship from its current Pickering Place Issaquah location and lands on the opposite … [Read more...]

Monroe Prison Escapee Captured by Sheriff's K-9 Unit Near Rattlesnake Ridge Trail

An escapee from the Monroe Prison minimum security unit was apprehended tonight on a trail near North Bend. A reader reported police and news crew activity in the Snoqualmie Point Park area (I-90 exit 27) … [Read more...]

Armed North Bend Burglary Suspect Ran Out of Gas; Sno Falls Credit Union Employees Stall Accomplice

In an update to Thursday's story, it turns out the North Bend burglary suspect who led police on a high-speed car chase along I-90 and later surrendered on the Northbound I-405 on-ramp, didn't just decide to … [Read more...]

New Boundary Lines Adopted for Twin Falls, Chief Kanim; Cascade View Getting Another Portable

Middle School Boundary Adopted On Thursday night at its regular meeting, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board approved new middle school attendance boundary lines, adopting the recommended Option F. The adopted … [Read more...]