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Greg McClellan of Kirkland completes his 48-hour long concept album after almost 20 years. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kirkland man creates 48-hour long concept album

Greg McClellan finishes what may be the world’s longest album in dedication to his lifelong friend.

 

(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.

 

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.

 

Snoqualmie pedestrian crossing work underway

Union strike did not signifcantly slow project build

  • Sep 20, 2018

Snoqualmie Council asks more questions about the Salish expansion

The city council gave staff a list of questions about the Salish expansion at their Sept. 10 meeting

Eastside Fire and Rescue receives donation of $35,000 drone

Eastside Fire and Rescue held a test flight of their new drone donated by supporter Barbara Hamer

Floating canopy, student driver, illegal camper investigated | Police blotter

The Snoqualmie Police blotter for Sept. 9 through 11.

  • Sep 17, 2018
The amended ordinance will allocate $135 million in lodging tax revenues for Safeco Field upkeep over the next two decades. Photo by Cacophony/Wikipedia Commons

King County Council approves $135 million public investment in Safeco Field

A council committee voted to advance a last-minute “compromise” plan to fund stadium maintenance.

The amended ordinance will allocate $135 million in lodging tax revenues for Safeco Field upkeep over the next two decades. Photo by Cacophony/Wikipedia Commons
Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Hiker falls, dies along Pacific Crest Trail

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

Si View Metro Parks announces $14.7 million capital bond measure for November ballot

Si View plans to connect trails, acquire new land and improve existing parks with additional funding.

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

Washington schools update student discipline rules

The new rules will minimize suspension and expulsions for minor offenses.

Snoqualmie Council passes ordinance to change downtown building height to 35 feet

The height limit for buildings in the historic downtown district of Snoqualmie has been changed from 30 to 35 feet after a vote by the… Continue reading

Armed, corroded grenade found at Sandy Cove Park | Police blotter

The Snoqualmie Valley police blotter for Aug. 19 through 23.

  • Sep 4, 2018
YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.

Universal mental health screenings to be introduced in local middle schools

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner.

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.
A picture of Taylor Munro. Courtesy of King County Sheriffs

Police search for missing Duvall man

Locals should contact police immediately if they’ve seen Taylor Munro after July 16.

  • Aug 30, 2018
A picture of Taylor Munro. Courtesy of King County Sheriffs

Janie Walla honored as rural letter carrier of the year

The Washington Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (WARLCA) announced that Snoqualmie - North Bend rural letter carrier Janie Walla is its 2018 Outstanding Member of the… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2018

Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work

The HopeFest has served 6,500 low-income or homeless people in King County.

Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Bellevue council approves code amendment for homeless shelters

After months of discussion, the council approved the land use code amendment for homeless shelters.

Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo