Archives for February 2015

CITY NEWS | NEW Garbage Ordinance, Aerial Fireworks Banned, Jeanne Hansen Park STILL Closed

At the February 9, 2015 Snoqualmie City Council meeting, council members enacted a couple of new ordinances that  affect residents' garbage and their fireworks displays. Garbage Container Maintenance … [Read more...]

Student Investigated for Allegedly Possessing, Sharing ‘Inappropriate’ Photos on Social Media, Investigation Ongoing

Mount Si High School was a-buzz Friday morning, February 13, 2015, as the police investigation into the social media sharing of inappropriate pictures possibly involving Mount Si High School students … [Read more...]

POLICE BLOTTER | ‘Help, I’m Stuck in my Van,’ Threats at Smokey Joe’s, Unwanted Library Patron, Trees Filled with Toilet Paper and Condoms

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to from January 24th - February 6th, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley $244 Million School Bond Passing, Administrators ‘Extremely Positive’

It's been since 2003 that election night results for a Snoqualmie Valley Schools capital construction bond yielded totals over the magic 60% supermajority level required to pass school bonds.  But that changed … [Read more...]

Winter Overnight Homeless Shelter under Consideration in Snoqualmie

The City of Snoqualmie announced Wednesday, February 10, 2015, that Snoqualmie Valley Renewal Center had submitted an application for a temporary Conditional Use Permit for an overnight winter … [Read more...]

Drum Roll Please: Most Popular Dog Breeds in Snoqualmie Valley, and Across Country

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola’s Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant, examines what are the most popular dog breeds right here in the Snoqualmie Valley. Did your … [Read more...]

Dine out for a Cause | Let the Mayor, Police and Fire Chief Serve you Dinner

It's back for a third year - the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA's Dine out for a Cause, which helps fund scholarships for after school and summer programs.  I won't be able to make it this year - but I hope many of you … [Read more...]

Burglars Hammer through Walls; Vandalize, Burglarize Local Businesses

Lula Ruby Salon owner Angela Favero said at some point late Friday night, February 6, 2015, her organic hair salon near the Snoqualmie Fire Station, as well as some neighboring businesses, experienced … [Read more...]

GOOD NEWS! Snoqualmie Valley is Getting More Bus Service

Director of Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT), Amy Biggs, had GREAT news this week for Valley residents - MORE bussing options! In a year that saw King County Metro slash bus service in the area, … [Read more...]

Police Responding to Vehicle Prowls throughout Snoqualmie

Friday, February 6, 2014, the Snoqualmie Police Department announced it has been responding to multiple vehicle prowls throughout Snoqualmie. All incidents have been in cars that have been left unlocked. SPD … [Read more...]

Op-ed | Citizens Split on Fireworks Ban, Council Vote Will Leave Many in Disagreement

The personal use of fireworks has been a frequent topic of conversation for the Snoqualmie City Council. For the past seven months the Public Safety Committee has been discussing updates to the current … [Read more...]

LETTER | I’m in! Newcomer’s School Bond Conversion, from Concerns to Support

Dear Snoqualmie Valley, First of all, I would like to publicly thank school board member, Carolyn Simpson, for taking the time to speak with me personally in order to help me understand the complexity of our … [Read more...]

City Council Set to Vote on Fireworks Ban; Ballot Drop Van Coming to Snoqualmie for School Bond Vote

No More Fireworks in Snoqualmie? The Snoqualmie City Council will vote on an amendment to the city’s Fireworks Ordinance at their council meeting on February 9, 2015 at Snoqualmie City Hall. The proposed … [Read more...]

What’s up with all the Purple? Valley Getting Painted Purple as Relay for Life Returns for 2015

If there's one thing Bev Jorgensen's passion can do.... it's turn the Valley purple in support of her annual cancer research fundraiser - Relay for Life. So if you're walking or driving around and notice … [Read more...]

Op-ed | School Bond Vote Deserves Full Truth, More Context

Every bond proposition, no matter what for, usually has supporters and detractors. There are always questions because let's face it -  no bond is ever perfect for everyone. This latest school bond gets us … [Read more...]