Archives for May 2015

Snoqualmie Valley Teachers March, Rally to Tell State Lawmakers: ‘It’s Time to Fund our Schools’

Over the past month, numerous school districts across Washington have walked out of the classroom in organized one-day strikes, a move designed to show state lawmakers it's time to fully fund education as … [Read more...]

Long List of Weekend Happenings on Tap for Snoqualmie Valley, May 14th – 17th

FREE Ladies Night Out Thursday, May 14, 2015, 7PM - 9PM |  SnoValley Coffee Company, 7811 Center Blvd SE It's ALL about the ladies. Join SnoValley Coffee and Optimal Health Chiropractic for a night of … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Hey, You Can’t Just Leave Car on the Curb; Dog Halts Traffic; Outlet Mall Smash & Grab; Female Walking, Pants Down

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie from April 25th - May 9th, … [Read more...]

Trail Cam Grabs Photo of Suspected Black Wolf in Indian Hill area of Snoqualmie

When Snoqualmie Cattle Company posted a photo of suspected wolf in the Indian Hill area of Snoqualmie (captured by a trusted friend's trail camera) on their Facebook page, owner Heather Vincent never expected … [Read more...]

District to Redraw ALL Elementary School Boundaries in Fall 2015, in Preparation for 2016 Opening of New School on Ridge

We've received several inquiries lately from parents wondering where their child will attend school when the district's newest elementary school opens in Snoqualmie in fall 2016. Unfortunately, there in … [Read more...]

Strong Undefeated Season Sends Mount Si Boys Soccer to Conference Title Game, Darren Brown Named ‘Coach of Year’

Mount Si High School Boys Soccer had one of those stellar seasons that will be long-remembered, going undefeated in the regular season and nabbing the #1 seed the KingCo 4A Tournament. Moving up from 3A to … [Read more...]

Moms Paying it Forward, Snoqualmie Valley ‘Project Grace’ Named Seattle Children’s Guild of the Year

Seattle Children's Hospital Guild Association is the largest all-volunteer fundraising network in the country, comprised of 450 guilds with 6,200 members across the state.  In  2012, these guilds helped raise … [Read more...]

Military Training Responsible for Low-Flying Helicopters over Snoqualmie Valley

The helicopter inquiries started coming in around 11PM, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Multiple low-flying helicopters created enough noise to be heard throughout the upper Snoqualmie Valley, but was more pronounced in … [Read more...]

May Madness Girl Ranking Contest Re-Surfaces at Mount Si High School, Administration Takes Firm Stance this Time Go-Round

For at least six years, spring brings one thing to Mount Si High School not welcomed by many of its female students: May Madness, an online contest that ranks girls on their looks, set up in a bracket system … [Read more...]

NEW Shuttle Service to Ease Congestion at Busy, Popular North Bend Trailheads

Sunny, warm summer days bring hikers by the thousands to popular Snoqualmie Valley trails. And if it's a weekend, parking can be extremely difficult along Mt. Si Road, buts starting this summer a creative … [Read more...]

Community Invited to Josh Gallegos Memorial Service, Remembering a Courageous, Young Life

The Twin Falls Middle School community was shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of 14-year old 8th grade student, Joshua Gallegos on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Josh died of natural causes pertaining … [Read more...]

Celebrate Mom | Moms Ride Train for FREE, Take Snoqualmie Valley Women in Arts Tour

Mothers Ride Free on Mother’s Day Weekend The Northwest Railway Museum is celebrating mom this weekend with FREE scenic train excursions through the Cascade foothills.  Grab mom will journey to the top of … [Read more...]

NEW Restaurant Heading to North Bend, Making East Coast Sandwich Fans Happy

Ready for a new local restaurant just in time for summer?  Grab a sub and head to the lake, trails or kid sporting event! East Coast sandwich fans rejoice...  Jersey Mike's Subs is heading to the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Road Work Closes Lanes, Causes Intermittent Delays on Snoqualmie Parkway

The City of Snoqualmie said to expect traffic delays along Snoqualmie Parkway in the vicinity of Douglas Ave and Fairway Ave on May 5th and 6th for an asphalt grinding and overlay project that would need … [Read more...]

Meticulous, Historic Si View Community Center Remodel Respects Past while Bringing Building into the Future

Si View Community Center is loved by the Snoqualmie Valley community, which is evidenced by the ease at which voters pass bonds to fund and support the Si View Metropolitan Parks District - both facilities and … [Read more...]

Proper Poop Etiquette | Types of Pet Poop People, a Satire Years in the Making

North Bend resident resident and owner and pet trainer of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant, is re-visiting a previous, entertaining article about the often discussed "poop etiquette"  in the … [Read more...]

Investigators Determine Cause of Fire at Snoqualmie City Building

On Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 11:19AM, the Snoqualmie Fire Department, with assistance from Eastside Fire & Rescue, responded to a fire at the City of Snoqualmie  Waste Water Treatment Facility located at … [Read more...]