Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners' Advice For a Healthy, Natural Lawn

Thank you to Ann Acton of the Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners Association for this guest post.  Check back around the 15th of each month for more gardening advice from association members.  We started using … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Elementary Kindergarten Teacher, Joanna West, Named June Teacher of the Month

Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid has named Snoqualmie Elementary kindergarten teacher, Joanna West, as its Teacher of the Month for June 2012. Here is the nomination:   "As any parent will tell you, taking your … [Read more...]

Cascade View Honors Lily Gallacher's Inspirational Legacy With The Power of One Award

The power of one voice, and how that one voice impacts those who hear it, that is the legacy Lily Gallacher left to the Cascade View community.  Lily may have been one of the smallest students walking Cascade … [Read more...]

Wrong Way Crash On I-90 Near Highway 18 Overnight; Luckily Only Ending In Small Accident

The state patrol reports there was a wrong-way crash on I-90 near Highway 18 overnight.  Luckily, a head-on crash was avoided between a car and a UPS truck.  The two vehicles only ended up clipping each other … [Read more...]

SVSD School Board Continues February Bond Planning Work At Important Saturday Work Session, June 16th

The Snoqualmie Valley School Board is set to continue the February bond planning work it began at its May 24th work session, this Saturday, June 16th.  The work session is scheduled from 8AM to 12PM at the … [Read more...]

Westbound I-90 At Highway 18 Closed Tonight At 12AM; Reopens June 15th At 5AM

Just a quick FYI for local travelers from the Washington State DOT website: "The two right lanes of westbound I-90 at SR 18 are open.  The left lane is closed around-the-clock until 11:59PM Thursday, June 14th … [Read more...]

Dont Forget! North Bend Farmer’s Market and Snoqualmie Y’s Get Movin’ Program Both Kick Off Tomorrow, June 14th

The weather may not seem summer-like yet, but a sure sign that it’s not far off is the start of the North Bend Farmer’s Market season at Si View Park, 400 SE Orchard Drive in North Bend.  That summer market … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's Uncorked Wine Bar Shifts Focus To The Food As It Revamps Menu, Kitchen and Interior For One-Year Anniversary

It’s been a year since Uncorked Wine Bar changed ownership, a year that has helped owner, Robert Sinclair, figure out where he wants to take Uncorked.  The first year of observation is leading to some big … [Read more...]

Update: Snoqualmie City Ordinance Giving Property Tax Exemption To Potential 160-Unit Low-Income Housing Complex On Ridge Not Considered Until July 9th

Two things happened at last night’s Snoqualmie City Council Meeting regarding land parcel S-20, the possible site for a 160-unit low-income housing development in the Eagle Point neighborhood of  Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

North Bend's State Representative, Jay Rodne, Endorses Snoqualmie Candidate Brad Toft For State Senate

Snoqualmie resident and candidate for Washington State's 5th district senate seat, Brad Toft,  announced today that he has received the endorsement of 5th House District Representative Jay Rodne.  … [Read more...]

Love Creating With Legos? This North Bend Event May Be For You And Your Kids!

North Bend mom of five, Dani Draeger and her brother Lucas Draeger, just launched a new local company called Brick Builders The Xperience.  They will be putting on brick (i.e. lego) building shows throughout … [Read more...]

Eight Years Later, Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Safety Rodeo Still Committed To Teaching Snoqualmie Valley Kids Safety and Honoring a Special Spirit

Every June for the past eight years, The Tanner Jeans Memorial Foundation and the Snoqualmie Police Department have hosted The Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Safety Rodeo; a special event that honors Tanner’s … [Read more...]

Explosive Growth of Snoqualmie Valley Lacrosse Leads To Early Growing Pains and Quick Success!

Thanks to Kristi Wood for this guest post on Mount Si Lacrosse!  Kristi has taken on the labor-intensive task of fundraising for a sport that is quickly gaining immense popularity in the valley.  Her goal is to … [Read more...]

Just Days Into Privatized Local Liquor Sales It Seems Privatization in Snoqualmie Means Dramatic Price Increases

There it sat last Friday. Liquor on a Washington State grocery store shelf; a historical moment and a sticker shock moment.  A bottle of vodka that last week sat on a state liquor store shelf now sat for sale … [Read more...]

"Support The Nursery At Mount Si" Sign Campaign Replaces Nursery's City Ordinance Violating A-Board Signs

It’s kind of been a “cat and mouse” game over the past couple years for the Nursery at Mount Si owner, Nels Melgaard.  He’s referring to the A-board signs placed at two to three visible spots on North Bend city … [Read more...]

Mount Si Cheerleaders Doing Their Part To Save Burn Survivor Camp Eyabsut – Look For Their Red Donation Buckets Tomorrow!

A month ago, the Northwest Burn Foundation cancelled Camp Eyabsut, its annual summer camp for young burn survivors.  These kids, ages 7-17, come every year from all over the Pacific Northwest to spend one week … [Read more...]

Three Days of Scheduled Rock Blasting on I-90 Near Snoqualmie Pass Begin Tomorrow, June 5th

Here's an important FYI for any readers heading toward Eastern Washington this week.  I will continue to post these traffic advisories as they come in from the Department of Transportation - especially as we … [Read more...]

The Beautiful Reality Of Snoqualmie Valley Living – Daily Wildlife Sightings

Here are a some quick wildlife sighting to pass along to readers - and courtesy of some of you as well.   Nothing to panic over, just be aware of the areas where the sightings occurred. Bear Sighting: My old … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Teen Proves Encompass Super Sitters Course Teaches Life Saving Skills; Latest Class Set For This Weekend!

Two summers ago, one of my favorite Snoqualmie 15-years-olds (and my daughter's good friend) performed the life-saving Heimlich maneuver on a 10-year-old she was watching who was choking on a piece of hard … [Read more...]

Falls Little League Putting Final Touches On June 2nd Barn Bash Fundraiser – Grab Your Boots And Cowboy Hats!

Falls Little League is putting the finishing touches on its annual Barn Bash Fundraiser, which happens on Saturday, June 2nd at 6PM.  This year’s event will be held at Four Gables Farm at 32750 SE 46th Lane in … [Read more...]