Kids need to go back to school

Our kids need to go back to school. Unless you're listening to the media propaganda machine that continues to push that covid 19 is killing everyone. Foretunealty the numbers don't support the push. Almost daily, states are retracting their Covid numbers and giving excuses for dramatically over counting the deaths related to covid 19.

Not to sound out of bounds, people are dying of Covid 19, but people are also dying of the basic flu, car wrecks, cancer, and all the usual causes of death. Out of 345 million people in the US ... Read more

Here comes Winter! Are you ready?

The Summit at Snoqualmie finally opened in the last week. Had to take the kids up to their ski team activities. It was a typical early winter set of storms, wet, slush mixed with ice. On the 3rd trip, the temperature finally dipped and the snow ... Read more

Traveling outside the state of Washington It is like getting

So with Covid-19 spreading like the flu during the flu season, what are we supposed to do? I've been around people with COVID-19, and everyone seems to have a different perspective, but for the most part, all their symptoms seem to resemble the f ... Read more

What has happened to the state of Washington and the city of

What has happened to the state of Washington and the city of Seattle?

It’s mid-November 2020, and the state of WA and the city of Seattle are in a downward spiral. The national media sees our state as a joke, an example of what not to ... Read more

Here's what Two weeks worth on Snow at Snoqualmie looks like...

If you're not a skier or get up to Snoqualmie Summit much, I wanted to share the experience that a lot of us take for granted. 

Over the last two weeks, Snoqualmie has had one storm after the next to come thru. This is fairly typical for late February and early March. Even if you are a skier, these periods of continuous snowfall are awesome to see.  Having read reports on the rest of the US, the PCN has the most snow in the country right now. Most ski resorts never have this much snow pile up. Even in Colorado an ... Read more

Holidays or Bust - which camp are you in?

We're almost to the end of 2020, and it's been interesting, to say the least. Politicians have told us what to do, where to go, how to save ourselves, which businesses can be open, which ones can't... It's been a year of Government cr ... Read more

How is your business doing in this state of Chaos?

With Winter gripping down on us, snow falling, ice building up, power outages, grid failures, and oh ya, the Covid lockdown still holding your business on the brink? The next best question is, how's everything else doing? 
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Snowfall in the Cascades and Olympics this year has been Awe

This snow year started slow, with low mountain snow around the Snoqualmie Summit area not gaining major accumulations until recently. In the last couple of weeks, the early snow shortfalls caught up with mother nature dumping feet of snow into the Sn ... Read more

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The NW has some of the best Ski Racing starter programs in the Country.

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Could the current Public School online teaching get any worse? Here comes the Hybrid model.

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Other Regions are giving property tax dollars back from schools - Where's our money?

Is it just me, or have you been wondering where all your property tax dollars have been going since the lockdowns started?

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Have you gone to the Snoqualmie Summit Tubing Park yet?

Two weekends ago, we drove up to the Snoqualmie Pass Tubing Park looking to get out and do something fun for the day. If you haven't been, and from the sounds of it, many people don't seem to know about it, the Snoqualmie tubing park is a great pl...Read more

The science says it's time for schools to be back open

It's the first of March, and most of the kids in the state of Washington still are not in school. Does anyone actually know why? Are you still going with the "It's not Safe" excuse? Well, we're the last to think that still. Washingto...Read more

Top 5 Backyard Lawn games for Summer 2021

The warm weather is coming up fast, so I thought I'd do a top 5 best yard games article. Now yard games seem pretty regional, but I think the beauty in doing this is merging some of the east coast west coast games together that everyone might enj...Read more

This Summer is full of kids activities

My kid's ski team - TAS, went on their annual Summer camp to Mt. Hood this year. It’s started as an experiment to see how much their skills could be improved but has turned into an annual event. 

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Vegas is up and going!

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