Twin Falls Middle School Mr. Wallace Named January Teacher Of The Month

Kyle Wallace, 6th grade math and science teacher at Twin Falls Middle School, was named January's Teacher of the Month by Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid. Here is an excerpt from the nomination:  "Mr. Wallace … [Read more...]

Small Areas Of Snoqualmie Valley Still Without Power

** 1/23:  Salish Lodge restaurants back open at full speed and full menu  ** **  1/23, 11:30AM:  Fish Hatchery Road in Fall City has power.  ** **  1/23, 8AM:  Lake Alice Road in Fall City still without … [Read more...]

Welcome Back To The Light Snoqualmie – Now I Am Going To Sleep

As far as I know, Snoqualmie is back in the land of power.   If your house isn't, I apologize.  This has been quite a journey.  I am glad you are all warm again.  I am happy I could help.  Thank you to PSE and … [Read more...]

Local Snoqualmie Valley Road Closures From January Storms

King County Road crews finally have the upper hand on snow and ice that have gripped the county in recent days.  County Road Service Division reports good driving conditions on most main roadways in lower … [Read more...]

Updated Snoqualmie Valley School Board November 8th Election Results – Geoff Doy Now Appears Winner

A week after the November 8th election and King County is still updating Snoqualmie Valley School Board election results. As of today, Tuesday, 11/15/2011, 11,534 out of 12,377 ballots received had been … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Wildcat Junior Football Program Sends Three Teams To Greater Eastside Championships!

This is a big year for the Sno-Valley Wildcat Junior Football program - one worthy of some bragging rights.  For the first time in its history, Wildcat Junior is sending three of its ten football teams to the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Board and Si View MPD November 8th Election Results – Daily Update

First election results from King County Elections on November 8, 2011: **  These results will be updated here each day as King County Elections counts more ballots.  Generally that happens around 4:30 - 5PM, … [Read more...]

Help A Snoqualmie Middle School Student Light Up Tanner Jeans Park For The Holidays!

Snoqualmie Middle School student, Lindsey Brown, has a big holiday wish.  One she is hoping to make come true herself. Lindsey wants to raise enough money to light up her neighborhood park for the 2011 holiday … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ski Swap and MSHS Valley Fest On Tap This Weekend!

Did anyone notice the white stuff on the peak of Mt. Si this morning?  You guessed it, the first snow of the year, which gets skiers and snowboarders excited for the upcoming ski season.  While you wait for the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley, Does Voting No On a School Bond Mean You Don't Support Education?

I attended the Snoqualmie Valley School Board Candidate Forum last month.  It was a great opportunity to match faces to ballot names and gather valuable information.  Afterward I was asked by a local reporter … [Read more...]

The Road Back – Sometimes You Just Never Know What's Coming Next

The sun is shining, birds are singing.  A promising new school year starts.  Life feels fresh, full of possibilities.  Then the road takes a turn and you are forced to confront something that's been in front of … [Read more...]

My Apologies To Carolyn Simpson

I did some soul-searching yesterday.  I love writing. I enjoy that many of you want to read my thoughts on all things Snoqualmie. I find myself in new territory as I try to balance writing impartially about … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's Project Grace Guild Now One Of Seattle Children's Top Guilds

Fresh off the heels of its most successful fundraising event ever, Snoqualmie's Project Grace Guild got some new, wonderful news.  The success of their Harvest Moon Soiree charity auction moved Project Grace to … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie To Adopt New Commenting Policy

In response to some mean-spirited comments left on its website over the past two weeks, LivingSnoqualmie.com is adopting a new commenting policy.  Anonymous posts and posts left under acronyms will still be … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie And Snoqualmie Valley School District Hopeful Over Impact Fee Progress

It's been a valley headline for nearly a year now - impact fees and the City of Snoqualmie not collecting the full 2011 amount assessed by the Snoqualmie Valley School District.  District officials and school … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Board Incumbents Share Their Big Improvements

A couple of weeks ago, I asked Snoqualmie Valley School Board challengers to identify a big change they saw needed in our school district, or the driving force pushing them onto the campaign trail.   This week … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Offers A Place For All Local Teens/Tweens

While touring the shell of the future Snoqualmie Y this week, I learned something new.  In the back corner of the community center there's a 1,500 sq ft space just for local kids.  While I  knew this Teen … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Board Challengers Share Their Big Change

What inspires a person to run for school board against a seated incumbent?  Or for that matter, any elected position?  It's expensive, labor-intensive, and let's face it, takes guts.  What is the driving force … [Read more...]

Si View Parks District Hopes Voters Will Keep Its Future Alive

How many of you remember what the valley was like without the Si View Community Center?  I do.  We were taking swim lessons there in 2002 when King County slashed its budget, forcing the closure of its smaller … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Zumba Gets Kids Moving And Fundraises For Breast Cancer

Kelly Saunders has been teaching Zumba in the Snoqualmie Valley for about a year and a half now.  She has steadily gained quite a following. Kelly began teaching the popular Latin dance-inspired exercise … [Read more...]