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Sallal announced that they made repairs to the vandalized water tank on Nov. 3. They finished test results and lifted the no drink order on Nov. 10. Photo courtesy of Sallal Water Association

No drink order lifted on North Bend homes

Locals in 82 homes were ordered to not drink their tap water for about 10 days.

 

Sallal announced that they made repairs to the vandalized water tank on Nov. 3. They are still awaiting test results before lifting the no drink order. Photo courtesy of Sallal Water Association

Police interview teen in connection to water tower vandalism

The affected North Bend Homes are still under a no drink order as Sallal runs further tests.

 

The Sallal Water Association, which serves the Riverpoint neighborhood, sent out a letter to the affected households on Oct. 31.

Water tank vandalized, possibly tainted in North Bend

UPDATE: White pellets were confirmed to be biodegradable airsoft BBs, no drink order still in effect

 

The suspect made “disturbing” posts, including guns and threats, on Snapchat, a popular image- and video-based social media app. Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

Former Two Rivers student arrested for threats on Snapchat

The recently expelled 15-year-old was arrested after making threatening posts on Snapchat.

The suspect made “disturbing” posts, including guns and threats, on Snapchat, a popular image- and video-based social media app. Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

State Supreme Court bans life without parole for juveniles

Washington, along with 20 other states, will no longer sentence juveniles to life without parole.

Two Eastside killers see sentences changed

Death penalty ruled unconstitutional, death row sentences changed to life without parole

Two women killed in King County’s latest DUI fatality

The Kent women were heading to work in Snoqualmie when an impaired driver crossed the centerline.

Eastside Fire & Rescue launches local Fire Explorers program

The 20-week Fire Explorers post will teach local high-schoolers the ins and outs of firefighting.

Tribal leaders see social security fairness with new law

President Donald Trump signed the Tribal Social Security Fairness Act of 2018 into law last week.

Police offer defense classes to Snoqualmie, North Bend women

The defense classes have been offered since 2012 using the nationally-recognized RAD program.

(Right to left) Gabrielle Karber, Ritusha Samal and Teagan Grabish show off the disaster preparedness poster their group developed as part of a short activity at FEMA. Photo courtesy of FEMA Region 10, Jeffrey Markham

FEMA encourages year-round disaster preparedness

National Preparedness Month, on the tail end of hurricane season, encourages locals to be mindful.

(Right to left) Gabrielle Karber, Ritusha Samal and Teagan Grabish show off the disaster preparedness poster their group developed as part of a short activity at FEMA. Photo courtesy of FEMA Region 10, Jeffrey Markham
An illustration of the difference between equality and equity. Photo courtesy of King County

King County launches reporting website for equity efforts

The new site details efforts and shortcomings as the county attempts to minimize inequity.

An illustration of the difference between equality and equity. Photo courtesy of King County

Hiker falls, dies along Pacific Crest Trail

County sheriff’s office and other first responders launched a six-hour recovery mission.

The dump truck was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. Photos courtesy of Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson

Woman dies in crash near Sammamish and Fall City, Snoqualmie man sustains minor injuries

Two vehicles crashed near Tolt Hill Road along Redmond-Fall City Road, incinerating a dump truck.

The dump truck was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. Photos courtesy of Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson

Unknown suspects steal three golf carts

The suspects stole the carts from Cascade Golf Course.

Duvall detectives determine suspicious deaths were murder-suicide

The deceased were discovered on July 6 after not showing up to a Fourth of July party.

Jake Leland, Madison Leland and Jaren Stevenson on Hood Canal. Photo courtesy of Jake and Madison Leland

Carnation natives set out on the ‘greatest motoring adventure’

The Mongol Rally will send Carnation natives on a 10,000-mile journey across Eurasia.

Jake Leland, Madison Leland and Jaren Stevenson on Hood Canal. Photo courtesy of Jake and Madison Leland
Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com

Police investigate former council candidate’s claimed Cornell degree

Langley would not comment on the investigation.

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com
Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo

Worker dies after fall along SR 520

The accident occurred at a construction site near the 148th Avenue Northeast interchange.

Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo
Photo courtesy of Two Men and a Truck

Local movers’ campaign benefits domestic violence survivors on Mother’s Day

The Eastside’s Two Men and a Truck franchise celebrates mothers with the Movers for Moms campaign.

Photo courtesy of Two Men and a Truck