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...]

When it Comes to School Bond Planning, Maybe Leaders Should Look to Latest Election Results for Guidance?

The Snoqualmie Valley School District had a 4-way school board primary on August 6th.  Approximately 25% of registered voters mailed in their ballots - about equal to the 2009 SVSD school board primary … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: When, oh When, Will a School Bond Make it on the Ballot?

It feels like the school board and district have been talking in circles for the past year and a half - lots of talk, but no decision yet. At least when it comes to the next school bond. We know they plan to … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: Tomorrow’s Schools Are Today’s Decisions

Ideas. Lots of ideas.  From the district and from parents.  Lots of opinions on what's needed for future education in the Snoqualmie Valley - something termed "21st century education." Opinions and ideas about … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Facebook Page Highlights: A Simple, Strong Anti-Bullying Lesson and Quotes of the Day to Elicit Smiles

The Living Snoqualmie Facebook page is full of activity each day, but I realize not everyone utilizes social media so I thought I would give readers a weekly Facebook update and "share" it on the Living … [Read more...]

Sunday Morning Inspiration: The Lesson I Learned from Dad Once I Was a Mom

My father was a quiet man.  That isn’t to say he couldn’t carry a conversation.  Maybe a better description is private, not good at expressing the emotional stuff.  This doesn’t mean he cared less. He just … [Read more...]