1st Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser To Benefit Mt Si Food Bank – Sunday, March 25th – Only 50 Bowls Left!

Many Snoqualmie Valley resident may not be aware of Mt Si Food Bank's Empty Bowls Fundraiser happening this Sunday, March 25th, at the Si View Community Center in North Bend.  Empty Bowls is an international … [Read more...]

Sunday Morning Inspiration: Snoqualmie Valley Radio Show Host Gives Back To The Community By "Walking The Talk"

Snoqualmie Valley native, Kim Arellano, is someone who walks the talk.  After graduating in 1988, she left the valley to work in corporate America only to return in 1998, marry her husband and have two children … [Read more...]

Wildcat Workers For Hire – Players Working For Their Mount Si Football Fees

Parents with kids involved in sports know that they are not cheap.  Parents with more than one child participating can feel the pinch even more.  Football can be especially expensive.  With recent education … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Author, Tess Hardwick, Riversong and Realizing The Dream

Admit it, you all have one -  the dream.  That thing/career/job you would do if you weren't doing what you were doing; even if you love what you're doing.  I have a friend.  Snoqualmie is her home.  Her passion … [Read more...]

Local Tree Farm Seeks Volunteers To Help Save Future Snoqualmie Valley Christmas Trees – Saturday, March 17th

Calling all volunteers!  Future Snoqualmie Valley Christmas Tree crops need your help! On February 21st during heavy rain, a flash flood brought hundreds of yards of sand and gravel down Tate Creek and through … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Zumba Instructors Band Together For March 24th ALS Fundraiser

The Zumba exercise craze is alive and well in the Snoqualmie Valley.  Turning their love of Zumba into a giving back opportunity, five local instructors joined forces and formed a charitable Zumba organization … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation's March 22nd Fundraiser Aims To Be Most Successful To Date

On Thursday, March 22, 2012, at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge more than 250 community and business leaders will convene for Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation’s Small Hands to Big Plans Luncheon.  It is the … [Read more...]

SVSD School Board Votes To Proceed With 2013 Snoqualmie Middle School Annexation AND To Run New Replacement Middle School Bond

It was a night of debate and votes at last night's SVSD School Board Meeting.  The regular meeting was preceded by a special Public Comment Session on the proposed Snoqualmie Middle School annexation to MSHS as … [Read more...]

Last Public Comment Session On Snoqulamie Middle School Annexation/9th Grade Campus Tonight, March 8th

If you have something on your mind regarding the potential annexation of Snoqualmie Middle School to MSHS as a Freshman Campus and would like to share it in person with the SVSD School Board, then tonight is … [Read more...]

Murder, Mystery at Boxley’s – March 24th

Boxley’s presents Valley Center Stage’s Annual Fundraiser; an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theater and Silent Auction, featuring the Valley Center Stage performers with the Danny Kolke Trio. On Saturday … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Kindergarten Registration – Tomorrow, March 6th

It's hard to believe it's been 5 years since I registered my youngest child for kindergarten.  I remember it like it was yesterday.  So all you incoming kindergarten moms and dads, I feel the multitude of … [Read more...]

Mount Si And Little Si Trailheads And Trails Closed Through Tuesday, February 28th

Removal of airplane wreckage will continue continue over the weekend.  The Mount Si and Little Si trailheads and trails will remain closed through Tuesday, February 28 while crews work to remove the wreckage of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley, Is A 9th Grade Campus The Only Solution Or Possibly Part Of A Broader Solution?

I've been thinking a lot lately about education in the valley.  I've progressed to a point of regularly attending school board meetings; something I never thought I'd do amidst the chaos of raising 4 kids.  … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie YMCA Adds New Valley Kindergarten Enrichment Option For 2012 School Year

In Snoqualmie, a city where 35% of residents are under the age of 18, any new early education program is welcomed, especially among working parents.  Kindergarten enrichment is in big demand around Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Cascade View Elementary School Physical Therapist Named February Teacher Of The Month

Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid has picked its February Teacher of the Month: Cascade View Elementary School Physical Therapist, Claudine Fairchild.  This is an amazing story and nomination letter.  I hope it … [Read more...]

Small Plane Crashes Into Mi Si Overnight

**  Updated 12:30PM:  The City of North Bend says to expect low-flying helicopters over the Snoqualmie Valley area this afternoon from 12PM - 2PM.  The plane crash victims will be moved by helicopter to the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Board Hears Public Outcry And Leaves Kindergarten Model Intact

In a time of tight budgets and never-ending cuts, SVSD administration presented the Snoqualmie Valley School District School Board with a creative cost-cutting option, changing from everyday half-day … [Read more...]

Proposed Changes to Snoqualmie Valley's Kindergarten Education Model Creates A Buzz

Oh, kindergarten, I remember it well with each of my four kids.  As a parent it's a big life step - for both child and parent.  It's the first step into the educational system that takes a child through high … [Read more...]

Mount Si Cheerleaders Sickened After State Cheer Competition At Everett's Comcast Arena

**  Update: 2/8, 5:45PM:  Comcast Arena is undertaking a deep cleaning of all areas in accordance with the CDC (Center for Disease Control) guidelines, as a preventative measure before its next event this … [Read more...]

SVSD High School Class Attrition Rate: The Missing Piece In The Enrollment Projections?

If you look at SVSD enrollment projections contained in past yearly Capital Facility Plans (CFP), you will notice more often than not, 6-year high school enrollment projections have been high compared to … [Read more...]