Archives for February 2013

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: Confession, I’m a Dog Trainer who Bought My Dog at a Pet Store; Why you Shouldn’t Follow my Lead

This is the latest from guest columnist, Melissa Grant, who is a pet expert and in-home dog trainer at Le Chic Pet in Issaquah.  To get more training tips visit the LeChic website. About this time twelve years … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life Kick-off Event Tonight!

Today, February 28th, is an opportunity for  Snoqualmie Valley community members to help kick-start the 2013 Relay for Life Event.  The Kick-Off event will be at the North Bend Theatre on Bendigo Blvd  from 5 - … [Read more...]

Johnny Depp Appearance in Carnation Creates Social Media Buzz

It started about noon yesterday.... a buzz.  A buzz that actor Johnny Depp was in town.  Snoqualmie Valley women were asking me where he was.  And, of course, I should know, right?  Wrong.  Mr. Depp forgot to … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Registration Info Night – Tonight, February 26th!

If you have a current high school student or a future 9th grader for the 2013-14 school year, tonight, February 26th,  is a great chance to learn about the Mount Si registration process. Principal John Belcher … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Crews Reach Stranded Snowmobilers Overnight

** Update, 7:15AM:  King County Sheriff's Office spokesman said search and rescue volunteers and the couple were safely back at the base camp. ** The King County Sheriff’s Office Search And Rescue teams … [Read more...]

Reminder: Snoqualmie Valley Schools Back in Session Today

Just a reminder for Valley residents that after a week off for Mid-Winter Break,  Snoqualmie Valley Schools are officially back in session this morning, February, 25, 2013. Expect to see extra cars and school … [Read more...]

Fund Created to Help Bring Injured North Bend Boy Home After Canadian Skiing Accident

** Updated 2/23/13, 3PM: Michael's sister posted through social media that Michael and mom on a plane heading to Harborview Hospital in Seattle. ** ** Updated: 2/23/13, 12:15PM:  If all goes well, Michael and … [Read more...]

New 100-Unit Apartment Complex Coming to Snoqualmie Ridge

Last October we published a story about the possibility of a 100-unit apartment complex being developed at the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, at the entrance to the Deer Park neighborhood, on … [Read more...]

Local Musicians Sought for Snoqualmie Outdoor Summer Concerts

Are you a local musician, part of band?  Know of a great band that is looking for great exposure in a fun, summer atmosphere?  Well, here's your opportunity. The City of Snoqualmie Parks & Recreation … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Wants to Know What You Think of It

Do you use our local hospital and/or its clinics? Didn't know we even have a hospital? Often times new residents don't realize Snoqualmie Valley has a hospital; thinking Issaquah is the closest location for an … [Read more...]

Second Meeting on Snoqualmie Low-Income Housing Development Tonight; Permit Application Planned for Early Spring

For residents who missed Eastside non-profit housing developer, Imagine Housing's, first public outreach meeting regarding their proposed 160-unit low-income housing project, Timber Falls, slated for … [Read more...]

One Neighbor's Perspective on Snoqualmie Low-Income Housing

** Imagine Housing will hold a 2nd community meeting about their proposed Snoqualmie 160-unit low-income project.  The meeting  is tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20th, at 7pm at Snoqualmie City Hall.  More … [Read more...]

Mount Si Gymnastics Team Places 3rd in State!

It was an exciting weekend for the Mount Si High School gymnasts, as the team headed to the WIAA State Championships at the Tacoma Dome on February 15th and 16th.  After Friday's team competition, Mount Si … [Read more...]

Local Photographer, Tammy Davison, Breathes New Life into Empty Snoqualmie Storefront

A long time ago, in a fast developing town, during the boom time of local real estate,  there once was a kitchen and gift store on Snoqualmie Ridge - in the spot between Ana's and the new physical therapist.  … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School STEM Fest Sees Record Turnout

Principal John Belcher was excited about parent and student turnout for Mount Si High School's 1st Annual Stem Fest on Monday evening, February 11, 2013, with over 600 people making it to the inaugural event.  … [Read more...]

Valentine's Day Spirit Alive Along Highway 202; Love Professed With Signage

If you were driving along Highway 202 between Snoqualmie and North Bend today, February 14th, you may have noticed some Valentine's Day spirit - and the art of professing love for everyone to see - and in a … [Read more...]

Paging Mother Nature! Snoqualmie and North Bend Ready For Your Next Power Outage

Yes, I realize winter isn't over and this year's weather has been relatively calm.  And I may be tempting fate by writing this... but... the next time the power goes out for days, the Snoqualmie Valley is … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners: Planning Your Summer Vegetable Garden

This popular guest column is back for the 2013 local gardening season.  Look for monthly gardening advice here, specifically tailored to the Snoqualmie Valley micro climate.  This article is by Bev Morrow, … [Read more...]

Paul Newman's Final Project, Lucky Them, Filming in Snoqualmie

Paul Newman's final movie project, Lucky Them, is filming in downtown Snoqualmie today, February 12, 2013, according to film crew members.  Crew members also said that actors will be "in and out" throughout the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Strange Animal Behavior Explained

This is the latest from guest columnist, Melissa Grant, who is a pet expert and in-home dog trainer at Le Chic Pet in Issaquah.  To get more training tips visit the LeChic website. As much as we all love our … [Read more...]