Fire season; Statewide drought emergency declared; Locals get prepared

Tim Perciful, Mountain View Fire & Rescue, speaks at the Firewise Leadership Conference in Carnation about evacuation preparedness for families and pets.   - Allyce Andrew / Staff Photo
  • May 20, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 12:25PM

The one summer event no one wants to welcome early is upon us: Wildfire season. Starting on April 15, the season sprawls until October 15, affecting private and public lands, including 13 million acres of private and state forestland under the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).


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Bellevue College Board Approves WSU Partnership

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:48PM

After months of conversation, officials from Bellevue College and Washington State University are on the brink of signing a partnership agreement, bringing the former community college under the state university's wing.

Register now for summer watershed tours

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:00PM

Learn about Seattle’s high quality tap water through tours and activities.

After-hours event welcomes Wild Hare Vintage

  • May 19, 2015 at 3:00PM updated May 21, 2015 at 10:19AM

Join the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grand opening of Wild Hare Vintage in its new location in downtown historic Snoqualmie.

Teachers rally for schools

  • May 21, 2015 at 9:00AM

A serious issue brought Snoqualmie Valley teachers, students, staff and parents to the Snoqualmie Parkway Friday afternoon, but participants couldn’t help but make it a fun event.

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