Archives for February 2014

Losing its Home: Rhodie’s BBQ Seeks New Location as Ken’s Gas and Grocery Closes

Hidden  inside Ken's Gas and Grocery  at I-90 exit 34, adjacent Truck Town, is what many locals call the best barbecue around - Rhodie's Smokin' BBQ. But it looks like Rhodie's will soon have to relocate, as … [Read more...]

Weather Repeat: Mother Natures Prepares Wind, Heavy Rain and LOADS of Mountain Snow as Sunday Encore

If you're heading toward Snoqualmie Pass this afternoon, bring your patience and probably chains. After picking up about a foot of new snow yesterday, February 15th, a second powerful winter storm is just hours … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: Understanding Dog Language

It is helpful to understand how dogs talk.  When they meet, they collect a great deal of information about each other.  They learn the sex, age and health of the other dog, among other things, and decide if … [Read more...]

Drum Role Please… GIVE GOOD Awards Announces 2014 Nominees, Long List of Inspirational Community Members

The GIVE GOOD Awards Foundation of Snoqualmie Valley has released its 2014 nominees, announcing the names of 40 community members who represent the foundation’s mission of “Recognizing and celebrating those … [Read more...]

Deceased Newborn Found near Snoqualmie Casino, Police Release Photo of Towel Found with Baby

A pink 'I'm Sorry' balloon marks the spot where a deceased newborn baby was found along SE North Bend Way, only two block from the intersection of Meadowbrook Way that leads to the entrance of the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Levies: Most Successful Election Results in Last Decade

After election night results were tallied on February 11, 2014, and another large batch of ballots added to the initial totals on February 12th, it looks like the Snoqualmie Valley School District (SVSD) is on … [Read more...]

Large Antennae at Snoqualmie Ridge Intersections not Big Brother, Planning Work for New Elementary School Slated for 2016

The question started coming in yesterday.  What the heck are those big antennae strapped to light posts at Snoqualmie Ridge intersections? And what are the monitoring? Well, it's not 'big brother' folks... … [Read more...]

Strong Winds Expected to Linger Through Afternoon; North Bend Records 69mph Gust

The National Weather Service says strong gusty winds should peak around 7AM and then ease through the rest of Wednesday, February 12, 2014. As of 6:15AM, weather stations at Mount Si High School and North … [Read more...]

Second Fatal Weekend Accident Reported near Truck Town

In addition to a fatal weekend accident involving high school students on SE Middle Fork Road, a second fatal vehicular accident was reported in the eastern edge of North Bend at Truck Town, this time involving … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools CLOSED Monday February 10th

The Snoqualmie Valley School District is closed, Monday, February 10, 2014. Earlier, schools were on a  2 hours delay, as some Valley areas were experiencing freezing rain and snow this morning. The … [Read more...]

Tragic North Bend Car Accident Takes Life of Mount Si Student, Three Others Injured

The King County Sheriff's Office confirmed that there was a fatal vehicular accident in the Middle Fork Road area of North Bend Saturday, February 8, 2014, around 7:50PM. On Sunday afternoon, February 9th, … [Read more...]

Eastside Catholic Decision to Fire Gay, Married Principal Leads One Local Family Back to Snoqualmie Valley Schools

Changing your child's high school mid-year is a decision most parents don't take lightly.  Pros and cons are weighed.  A child's propensity for change is weighed. Sometimes certain factors make that decision … [Read more...]

Special Screening of ‘Girl Rising’ at North Bend Theatre, Spotlights the Importance of Educating Girls World-wide

Cascade Covenant Church and Women of Vision are hosting a special film screening of 'Girl Rising' this Saturday, February 8, 2014, at 2PM, at the North Bend Theatre, with the hope of raising awareness about the … [Read more...]

Longtime Snoqualmie Restaurant Saying Goodbye, Winery May Expand to Railroad Ave

For as long as our family has called the Snoqualmie Valley home, La Fogata has been serving Mexican food in downtown Snoqualmie.  After this weekend that appears to be changing, as the longtime business is … [Read more...]

It’s Relay For Life Time Again, Organizers Say ‘Let’s Paint this Valley PURPLE!’

Noticing purple storefronts and windows as you stroll the city streets?  Want to know why? It's because Paint the Valley Purple began on February 1st and runs until the Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie 160-unit Affordable Housing Development Indefinitely Delayed

Imagine Housing has informed the City of Snoqualmie that it will not be seeking design or permitting approvals for its proposed 160-unit affordable housing project -  for an indefinite period of time the … [Read more...]

Seahawks Parade: Streets and Buses Crowded by Early Morning

If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley and are attending today's Seahawks Super Bowl Champions Parade in downtown Seattle.... well, have you left yet?  If not, get moving.  Traffic heading into the city on … [Read more...]

North Bend and Snoqualmie House Fires Keep Crews Busy Monday, February 3rd

Yesterday was the first official day as Snoqualmie Fire Chief for Mark Correira - and he was greeted by two house fires in the Valley. Quite a first day. Downtown Snoqualmie Fire Around 12PM, Monday, … [Read more...]

Ready for Return of Winter? Freezing Temps, Cold North Wind, Snow Even Possible

Sure we had some really cold days in December - and even a two hour brush with snow - but this winter has generally been a tame one. There hasn't been a really big wind storm, or snow storm or major flooding … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Giveaway Winner Predicts Super Bowl Outcome Within Two Points!

What a game. What a season. What a team.  What memories.  Thank you, Seattle Seahawks. 43-8... did you see that one coming?  Obviously not because the nearly 200 game predictions for the first Living … [Read more...]