Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting 5/6/21: District commits to Fall 2021 Program In-person 5 Days a Week

[Guest Post by Linda Grez] The meeting took place in person (for the first time since Spring 2020) and on Zoom from the Mount Si High School Freshman building Common’s area. Health and safety measures … [Read more...]

Mother Nature Teases us with a Wacky Weather Weekend

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Well, It seemed that Mother Nature really had our whole Saturday well planned out for us. It started with a 2.8 magnitude earthquake at 12:38 am then finished … [Read more...]

Training Neighbors to Restore Their Watersheds

Applications are now being accepted for a program that empowers local community members with a passion for streams, clean water, and local wildlife. The Community Action Training School(CATS) provides a free … [Read more...]

Think Twice Before Giving Bunnies or Chicks as Gifts

Although it may be tempting to gift a small child with a fuzzy baby rabbit or chick on a glorious spring day or as an Easter gift in a basket, giving such animals as gifts should only be done after careful … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting 3/25/21

[Guest post by Linda Grez] Recognition was given to teacher Ms. Pace who earned national certification. Parent Charlene Grisim provided Public Comment regarding opening up all schools for the full-day and … [Read more...]

Fall Pokes its Windy Nose into our Valley Spring

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Batten down the hatches; we have a Fall wind storm coming In the Spring. If you already put your outdoor umbrella up, I’d go out and take it back down. The … [Read more...]

Spring has Sprung with a Chance of Lumpy Rain and Hope for Warmer Weather Soon

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] It’s that time of the year when we transition from storms to the nicer weather. With that, we have a chance of some lumpy rain, “mixed rain/snow” at around 1000 … [Read more...]

Mother of Fallen Soldier Pleads for Return of Son’s Stolen Dog Tags in Issaquah

[Guest Post by David Rose Q13 Fox] A car prowler in Issaquah stole Staff Sgt. Paul Gardner’s dog tags out of his mother’s 18-year-old vehicle Monday night.  They were precious to Claire Gardner because … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Youth Sports: The Mt. Si Lacrosse Club

[Guest Post by the Mt. Si Lacrosse Club] The only consistency we have right now is that we have so much inconsistency and so much that is unknown. It’s been a struggle for so many people and … [Read more...]

The Weather for the Week Ahead: A New Perspective from North Bend Weather Aficionado Mark Davis

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The past couple of days, we have been spoiled by some nice winter weather. Can’t really complain too much when the temps reach 60° In March. We’ll be getting … [Read more...]

3/11/21 Snoqualmie Valley School Board meeting Highlights

[Guest post by Linda Grez] Superintendent Manahan gave recognition to classified employees who perform so many jobs to operate the District and schools.   Public comments covered remote … [Read more...]

From the Farm to the Table: Coming Business, Run by Locals, Announces a New Partnership

[Guest post by Jason Stellman] If you have been to Gilman Village in Issaquah lately, you may have noticed a new “Coming Soon” sign — the Well & Table, a farm-to-table restaurant with a focus on fresh, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt

[Guest Post by Shyanne Olsen Steward of Meadowbrook Little Free Library, Snoqualmie] We’ve all been tangled up with our technology thanks to the Pandemic. It’s been a way of survival in many ways and it’s … [Read more...]

Highlights from the SVSD School Board Meeting February 25, 2021

[Guest article by Linda Grez] Elementary students continue to phase in hybrid/in-person classes on an AM/PM cohort schedule. K-3rd grades have returned and grades 4-5 are planned for Monday, … [Read more...]

What to expect when wolves expand to your area

Wolf populations are slowly returning across Washington State. Populations are steadily growing, which means wolves are dispersing into new areas and forming new packs. No matter where you live in the state, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Local Advocacy Team: Pros in Partnership

[Guest post by Amy Biggs, Director of Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, and Laura Smith, Executive Director of Snoqualmie Valley Community Network.] Did you ever wonder how all those human service agencies … [Read more...]

SVSD Temporarily Modifies Grading Policy in Special Meeting on 1/26/21

[Guest article by Linda Grez] The Meeting’s main topic was a Resolution regarding a Temporary Change in grading policies for the 2020-2021 school year.   After a robust discussion, the Resolution … [Read more...]

What a year! Wally’s 2020 Real Estate Review

[Guest post by Wally Cruz, local real estate extraordinaire with a contribution from colleague Randy Starkel. They can be reached at Wallycruz@remax.net and Randy at Randystarkel@remax.net] Wow, 2020, huh? … [Read more...]

Bombshell announcement of Superintendent Manahan’s retirement precedes SVSD Board Meeting on January 14th

[Guest article by Linda Grez] An afternoon announcement of Dr. Manahan’s early retirement plan caught the community by surprise.  In the board meeting that night, he read his statement about plans to … [Read more...]

Letter | Sarah Perry is Running for King County Council District 3

[Letter by Roger Ledbetter – Snoqualmie, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate … [Read more...]