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Mount Si Cross County made history, Nov. 7 when both the boys and girls teams competed at the state championships in Pasco, for the first time in decades.
For the fourth time in eight years, Mount Si High School hosted 20 German exchange students for 17 days. Students from Riesener-Gymnasium (a gymnasium is a secondary school that prepares kids for university) in Gladbeck, Germany, stayed with host families during their time in Snoqualmie Oct. 7 to. 23.
The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s board of commissioners unanimously approved an additional $4.6 million bond at a special meeting Thurdsay, Oct. 22.
Despite forecasts of potential flooding over the Halloween weekend, the impact of last week’s heavy rain was minimal. Joan Pliego, communications coordinator for the city of Snoqualmie, said that there was no property damage in the city and only one road closure over the weekend.
Peter Goldmark, Washington Public Lands Commissioner and head of the Department of Natural Resources, is requesting a $24 million budget increase from the state legislature in its upcoming session to help better prepare and train state firefighters for the fire season and to reduce the massive costs associated with responding to wildland fires.
The Sallal Grange worked with volunteers to build a “Tiny House” for the Nickelsville Tiny House Village in Seattle last weekend.
Last Friday, Mount Si high school kicked off the Homecoming festivities with a parade led by students before the football game.
The Snoqualmie Valley has always had a historic connection to the movies. From the era of the silent film to today’s modern era, the local theaters have always played an important part in the Valley.
Children and parents raised more than $80,000 for their PTSA when they gathered on Thursday, Oct. 15, for the Orange Ruler Fun Run at Snoqualmie Elementary School.
What started as a project for the U.S. bicentennial celebration became a massive effort involving thousands of people that would improve the Tolt-MacDonald park for decades.
One of the oldest institutions in the Valley is also in charge of preserving its history. The Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum was started in the early 1900s by Ada Hill, a school teacher in North Bend.
While most students get nervous or scared by the prospect of public speaking, the debate team competes in it. The Mount Si Speech and Debate team, a very successful club at Mount Si High School, will host a public showcase debate to raise money to travel to tournaments, raise awareness and possibly attract more students to the club.
On Thursday, Oct. 8, Mount Si girls soccer faced off against Woodinville in what would ultimately end up as a 0-0 tie game.
Supporters of the Snoqualmie Tribe’s Save the Snoqualmie Falls initiative, launched in response to the city’s Tokul roundabout and its implications for future development of land near Snoqualmie Falls, gathered with protest signs and team T-shirts at the City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 12, to make sure their message was heard.
A new vice-president was elected to the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Board of Directors Thursday, when the board held its regular monthly meeting at Snoqualmie City Hall. Joan Young, recently removed from the position of president, was quickly and unanimously elected as Vice President of the board of commissioners.
A four-hour strategic planning workshop for the hospital board was held on Sept. 30. The hospital board brought in attorney Charles “Skip” Houser, to lead the workshop.
The Snoqualmie Valley Unicycle Club is currently the front runner to host the 2017 North American Unicycling Convention and Championships, and to bring a national event to the Valley.
The children of Snoqualmie now have a brand new place to play as the Fisher Creek Park had its official grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, Oct. 2.
Spurred by new state legislation, the Snoqualmie Valley School District this year launched its new science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and math (STREAM) program for gifted children.
Snoqualmie Valley's third annual block party was Saturday, Sept. 12 on Snoqualmie Ridge, drawing families from throughout the community.