Archives for October 2013

Snoqualmie Pets 101: How to Build a Pet First Aid Kit

In her newest column, pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, teaches pet owners how to be prepared in case of  a pet emergency, and simple things that comprise pet first aid … [Read more...]

Strike Rumblings Heard Again in Snoqualmie Valley Schools; Mediator Requested by Classified Workers Union

Can Snoqualmie Valley schools operate without the people behind the scenes who help them function on a daily basis?  The people who transport, feed, help instruct classes and clean up after local kids while … [Read more...]

Bring on Halloween! Night on a Dark Trail Returns this Weekend

Bring on Halloween - along with perfect fall weather this weekend! Back for its 3rd year is Night on a Dark Trail, an interactive stroll down a spooky Snoqualmie Ridge trail packed with actors and singers … [Read more...]

Three Children Fall out Windows in Four Months; Snoqualmie Fire and Police Window Safety Tips

Remember the sirens, the helicopter hovering this past spring and summer?  Remember they were due to children falling out of Snoqualmie windows? Three children fell out of residential upper story windows in … [Read more...]

Ben’s Breakdown: Mount Si Football Still Undefeated at Season Halfway Point

Ben Evensen is a Mount Si High School senior and an aspiring sportswriter.  Look for his game analysis before each Mount Si football game throughout the 2013 season. To follow Mount Si Football visit their … [Read more...]

Serious Accident Near Outlet Mall Closes Bendigo Blvd, Sends Woman to Hospital

On Thursday, October 10, 2013, around 2:45PM, North Bend Police Chief, Mark Toner, asked city staff to notify residents trying to access downtown North Bend via I-90 and exit 31 to use alternate routes; stating … [Read more...]

Ready, Set Vote; District Readies Replacement Levies for Voters

Ready, Set, Vote; School Replacement Levies Increase The Snoqualmie Valley School Board will vote on two resolutions tonight, October 10, 2013, that should bring two replacement school levies to voters this … [Read more...]

Grocery Workers Strike Update: Contract Talks Extended to October 12th

Update: 10/12/13: The grocery union bargaining team reported last night that talks were extended and will continue on Saturday, October 12th.  They said the  grocery store chains removed the contract … [Read more...]

Encompass Offering Parents a Night Out and Kids Some Fun

Encompass is offering local parents a little bit of help in the babysitting department.  Need a night out?  This might be a great option. Three times this fall, Encompass is offering a monthly Parents Night … [Read more...]

Op-ed: Snoqualmie Valley School Board Election, Political Game Canceled, Bring on the Issues

As a community, what do we want out of this November school board election?  After all, it appears one seat has a chance to affect the future of this district, the make-up of our board, our leadership. Do we … [Read more...]

Parts of Snoqualmie Ridge Experience Power Outage

Some areas of Snoqualmie Ridge lost power today, Saturday, October 5, 2013 around 10AM. The outage does not appear to be a whole grid, as some areas near the retail area have power and other streets were … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City News: Big Sidewalk Closure and Tree Replacement Near Golf Course

Three Week Snoqualmie Parkway Sidewalk Closure Runners and walkers be advised! The City of Snoqualmie says beginning Friday October 4, 2013, a portion of the sidewalk on the west side of Snoqualmie Parkway … [Read more...]

Op-ed: Playing Politics for A School Board Seat; Past Board Member Inserts Self into the Game

This op-ed letter is authored by Brad Toft, Snoqualmie resident, past President of the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary and former State Senate Candidate. The views expressed are those of the … [Read more...]

Drive-Thru Flu Shots? Welcome to Convenient World of Flu Prevention

Want a flu shot?  Want a flu shot conveniently administered for your crazy, hectic schedule?  Then get in your car and that's it. No appointment. No going into a grocery store or into a clinic. The … [Read more...]

Ben’s Breakdown: Mount Si Football Will Roll Against Sammamish

**Ben Evensen is a Mount Si High School senior and an aspiring sportswriter.  Look for his game analysis before each Mount Si football game throughout the 2013 season. To follow Mount Si Football visit their … [Read more...]

SVSD Middle School Curriculum Change Leads to PE Cut, In Some Cases Below Required State Levels

Chief Kanim Middle School Principal Kirk Dunckel calls some new curriculum options this year as "giving an experience" to students. By that he means giving students a taste of more exploratory classes, versus … [Read more...]