Fall City Elementary In Running For Pepsi Playground Grant – Needs Valley Help!

Did you know only ONE playground serves the Fall City area?  Yes, just one.  And where is that playground you ask?  It's located at Fall City Elementary School.  The 12-year-old equipment is aging and heavily … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley In The Face Of Change

There is one thing I have noticed in my 41 years.  One of the hardest things to deal with is change.  I am not just referring to a huge political or idea shift/change.   I am referring to any kind of change.  … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Voter Registration Deadline Is Monday, March 28th

Did you get outside for the first great spring days? Re-acquaint yourself with your old friend Mr. Sunshine?  I did.  I ran through my ever-growing city.  I  ran past Swenson Park where the MSHS JV girls … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Snoqualmie Valley School Board Bond Decision Round 2 – Winning

Guest Blog by Carolyn Simpson.  Carolyn served on the MSHS School Learning Improvement Team - 2006-10,  Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation - 2003 - 10/ President 2009-10, SVSD Facilities Task Force - 2007-09 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Still Fails By Narrowest of Margins After Recount

King County Elections certified the recount of the failed Snoqualmie Valley School Bond this afternoon, March 8th.  Even with two new yes votes added to the final total, the school bond still failed by the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Recount Featured On KOMO News

    Oh, the saga of our school bond.  The drama is good enough now to make its tv debut! KOMO news featured the story on its 6PM newscast last night, March 1st.  For those of you that missed it, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie School Bond Supporters Utilizing Facebook Campaign To Fund Election Recount

** 2/24/11 2nd Update:  Recount Affidavit and Funds were delivered to King County Elections today, February 24th.  The recount is underway.  When more information on recount time line is known, story will be … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Loses By One Vote – Every Vote Does Indeed Count!

Yes, Snoqualmie Valley, we are the official poster child for the old voting saying, "Every Vote Counts." With tonight's February 8th Special Election final result update, the SVSD school bond lost by one … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Update – Possible Comeback Of The Year Story!

**  2/18/2011 Update:  SVSD School Bond inched forward a bit with today's result.  The YES percentage now stands at 59.94%.  The only issue is now - are there enough votes left to count to get to 60%?  No … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie School Bond Inches Upward With Latest Results – Down By Only 26 Votes

** 2/15/2011 Election Update:  With about 35 more votes added to result total, the YES percentage is up to 59.78%.  9,835 votes have been counted.  The school bond is now within 22 votes of reaching the needed … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Update – 30 Votes Is The Difference!

According to King County Elections (http://www.kingcounty.gov/elections/elections/201102.aspx) as of Friday, February 11th, 9,806 Snoqualmie Valley School Bond ballots were returned - 45% of issued ballots.  Of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Attempting Comeback Of The Year

All you Snoqualmie Valley last minute voters might be proving me wrong.  A part of this writer thought this school bond election result was another done deal - into the loss column.  But with another 900 votes … [Read more...]

Track Your School Bond Ballot Snoqualmie Valley!

The latest King County Elections results show the Snoqualmie Valley School Bond only adding three tenths of a percent to the yes totals.  As of 3PM yesterday 8510 ballots were tallied and the yes total only … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond In Need Of A Come From Behind Rally With Final Votes

** Update: 2/9/11 - King County Elections: 8,510 ballots now counted. 58.82% Yes / 41.18% No. 60% super-majority needed to pass. ** The first school bond election results were a little "deflating" for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Crunchtime Is Here! Get Those Ballots In The Mail!

This is it.  The February 8th Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Campaign final push.  New support signs have appeared on local business storefronts situated on busy corners.  Support signs are even popping up … [Read more...]

To Vote Or Not To Vote – Has That Really Become The Solution Snoqualmie?

I recently read a post from our Snoqualmie Yahoo group where a member said he was throwing his school bond ballot in the garbage.  It bummed me out.  Made me wonder how many more people were following suit.  It … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Volunteers Fire Up The Phone Banks!

It's been a busy, productive week for Snoqualmie Valley Voters For Education (VVFE) volunteers.  The enthusiasm is almost contagious.  Volunteers can smell the finish line and regardless of the outcome they are … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Opposition Springs Up – Fires Up Supporters!

It seems the SVSD has found some very vocal opposition to its upcoming February 8th school bond - from a self-professed, long time bond supporter and former State House of Representative candidate, David … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Supporters Harness The Power of Social Media

Gone are the days of going door to door in support of your cause.  Why go out in the cold winter rain when you can cover twice the ground in half the time sitting  at your computer utilizing social media?  This … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Voters for Education Puts Out Call for Phone Bank Volunteers

With a February 8th SVSD School Bond vote quickly approaching, the grassroots volunteer group, Valley Voters for Education, is putting out a volunteer call for its upcoming phone bank dates.  Volunteers are … [Read more...]