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For veterans, there’s no better cause to push than helping other vets

Jim Curtis and Mark Gorman are two of many veteran advocates on the Eastside.

 

Desi Cuddihy’s fourth-grade students welcome veterans, including Navy veterans Mark and Angie Kennedy (center) as they enter the Snoqualmie Elementary Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 8. Madison Miller / staff photo

Snoqualmie Elementary fourth graders honor veterans with annual assembly

Desi Cuddihy’s fourth graders host a Veterans Day breakfast and assembly for the 11th year.

 

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank team members, from left, volunteers Don and Carolyn DeVolder, Mount Si High School sophomore Shira Shecter, volunteer Becky Sydnor, Operations Manager Heather Walsh, Teri Wood, Mickey Martindale, and Debbie Rowley with Mount Si freshman daughter Ellie. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank needs volutneers

Donations also needed, specifically Thanksgiving side dishes.

 

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Election analysis: Eastside cities largely voted against I-976

Most Eastside cities weren’t swayed by I-976, though more voters approved it than the county average.

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

King County will challenge legality of I-976

County Executive Dow Constantine: ‘We must clean up another mess that Tim Eyman has created for our state, our region, and our economy’

The Snoqualmie Valley Veterans Memorial recognizes all veterans from the Valley. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Veterans Day recognized in the valley

Events celebrate local service members, past and present.

The Snoqualmie Valley Veterans Memorial recognizes all veterans from the Valley. Natalie DeFord/staff photo
Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo

King County Flood Control District to vote on 2020 budget

The budget will fund a variety of programs across the county.

Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo
Mary-Lee Johnson’s North Bend Elementary kindergarten class of 1998 made a message in a bottle. It was found 21 years later. Photo courtesy of Mary-Lee Johnson

Message in a bottle found 21 years later

The bottle traveled over 3,000 miles; found off the coast of Bird Island 21 years later.

Mary-Lee Johnson’s North Bend Elementary kindergarten class of 1998 made a message in a bottle. It was found 21 years later. Photo courtesy of Mary-Lee Johnson
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office
Snoqualmie Falls Candy Shoppe owner Marsha Harris poses after enrolling her business in composting services through a program offered by the City of Snoqualmie and Waste Management. Businesses can join the limited time assistance program through the end of the year. Courtesy photo

Local business composting campaign through end of year

City of Snoqualmie encourages sustainable practice.

Snoqualmie Falls Candy Shoppe owner Marsha Harris poses after enrolling her business in composting services through a program offered by the City of Snoqualmie and Waste Management. Businesses can join the limited time assistance program through the end of the year. Courtesy photo

Shelter opening late, needs donations for deficit

Missed grant has led to $50,000 in the red, could jeopardize services.

Fredenburg, Correira appear to be leading in Metropolitan Park District Commissioner races

Ballots were due to King County by 8 p.m. on Nov. 5.

  • Nov 6, 2019
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                                Unhealthy, dying, decaying trees present hazard.

How to prevent falling trees

Unhealthy, dying, decaying trees present hazard.

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                                Unhealthy, dying, decaying trees present hazard.

I-976 is passing, worrying transit advocates

The initiative promises $30 car tabs, but opponents say it will destroy state transit infrastructure.

Incumbent Eric Hollis and Brandon Bothwell are running for a spot on Fire District 27. Photos courtesy of candidates

Hollis leads Fire District 27 race

King County Elections released election results at 8 p.m., Nov. 5. Of 3,868 registered voters, 960 returned their ballots as of election night. King County… Continue reading

Incumbent Eric Hollis and Brandon Bothwell are running for a spot on Fire District 27. Photos courtesy of candidates
Dariel Norris and Gene Pollard run for Public Hospital District 4 Commissioner Position 2. Courtesy photos

Norris leads in Hospital District 4 race

Preliminary General Election results.

  • Nov 5, 2019
Dariel Norris and Gene Pollard run for Public Hospital District 4 Commissioner Position 2. Courtesy photos

Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

Incumbents in the lead in Snoqualmie City Council race

Preliminary election results for Snoqualmie City Council.

  • Nov 5, 2019

Hawks, Harris leading in Carnation City Council races, according to preliminary results

Final results will become certified Nov. 26.

  • Nov 5, 2019
Rob McFarland and Rich Wiltshire, North Bend mayoral candidates. Courtesy photos

Election results for North Bend Mayor, Council

Wiltshire takes 30 percent, despite ‘dropping out.’

  • Nov 5, 2019
Rob McFarland and Rich Wiltshire, North Bend mayoral candidates. Courtesy photos