Snoqualmie Valley Could See Record January Snow

**  January 17th:  Latest from Komo Weather Forecasters:   "CASCADE FOOTHILLS:  The snow has been steady here all night long, giving this area 3"-6" new snow today.  Plan on an additional 5"-10" tomorrow."  … [Read more...]

Deciding to Try Living In Snoqualmie – 10 Years In The Making

Let's face it.  Ten years ago when I convinced my husband to move to Snoqualmie, we weren't buying a house for nearby amenities.  At the time, the closest grocery store (3-4 miles away) was the little … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Ready To Say Happy New Year By Opening Its Doors On Schedule

There's an expectation with big construction projects - delays; usually weather-related.  Fall in the valley traditionally means rain, wind, snow and then really windy.  This year, though, mother nature spared … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Snoqualmie Says Goodbye to Summer And Hello To Fall Weather In One Day

Friday may have been the first day of fall, but the weather was more summer-like.  Both Friday and Saturday featured sunshine and temperatures in the low 80's.  Then it was as if Mother Nature looked at the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Community-Wide Fall Garage Sale This Weekend

Bargain hunters and hagglers beware, the annual Snoqualmie Ridge Fall Garage Sale happens this weekend.   The sale is this Friday and Saturday, September 23rd & 24th.  It runs from 9AM - 4PM each day.  … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Moves Closer To Its January 2012 Grand Opening

Have you driven down Ridge Street in Snoqualmie lately?  If so, you can't help but notice the new Snoqualmie Y/ Community Center has gone from construction chaos to the shell of its future building.  It's … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's Project Grace Guild Putting Final Touches On Annual Fundraiser

If you live in the Seattle area and have kids, chances are Seattle Children's has touched your life in some way. Three years ago, my youngest child was complaining of a sore knee.  A progression of doctor's … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District Prepares For Late Summer Record Heat

It's not very often you worry about stifling hot classrooms in September around the Snoqualmie Valley.   This summer hasn't been a typical one, though.  It's a summer that's felt more like spring until last … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's First Summer Heatwave Predicted For This Week

It figures.  Summer wraps up.  The school year starts.  We stock up on school supplies and fall fashion and then BAM,  summer finally decides to kick in with some true summertime heat.  Then again,  the … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Snoqualmie Middle School Mom; The Next Generation

In honor Snoqualmie Valley's first day of school I would like to share a special guest blog post.  My friend, Lori, recently started her blog, Tainted Fishsticks.  Today marked the start of middle school for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie "Mom Proof" That The SVSD School Year Came Too Early

There are certain back to school traditions in our house.  We found ourselves seemingly "cramming" them in this year.  I guess that's what happens when school starts on August 30th - only two weeks after a … [Read more...]

787 Dreamliner Signals Start Of TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Boeing Classic Today, August 26th

It happens every year.  Snoqualmie residents unaware of the Boeing Classic Golf Tournament are surprised by the thunderous, low-level fly over that signals the tournament's start.  So here's my warning for you … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie School Board Holds Special Meeting Tomorrow – Voting On New Teacher Contract

The Snoqualmie School Board will hold a special meeting tomorrow morning, August 25th, to vote on a new 2-year contract for its teachers. The meeting is scheduled from 7:15AM- 8:15AM in the Mt. Si High School … [Read more...]

Update: Appears Contract For Snoqualmie Teachers After 20+ Hours At The Bargaining Table

** Update 2 8:30PM:  Reports say Snoqualmie Valley teachers union, SVEA, ratified a new, 2-year contract at tonight's (8/23) General Membership Meeting.  There will be no boycott of this Thursday's Technology … [Read more...]

SVSD Teacher Contract Negotiations Linger On – Inching Closer to August 30th School Year Start

I know.  I know.   Many of you are counting down the days until the start of the new school year.  Kids are getting bored. Patience and distractions are running out.  I am not trying to panic you.  But how many … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie – The First Year In Review

Amazing how fast a year passes.  It seems like it was just July 2010 and I  started my blog - and was struggling for topics.  It's been a lazy writing summer.  Normal "mom" excuses.  Mainly 4 kids home which … [Read more...]