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Snoqualmie Council considers denying property tax increase, discusses budget fund allocations

The Snoqualmie City Council discussed not taking a 1 percent property tax increase for 2019.

King County Fire District 27 seeks committee members

The district is planning to merge with district 10 and needs pamphlet statement committee members.

  • Nov 21, 2018

Water a concern for local farmers

Summers will continue to get warmer and drier which could affect the Snoqualmie River.

Snoqualmie Casino staff members (from left) Trevor House, Linda Yem, Sophorn Seng, Ross Garmon and Jan Wu surround a gaming table in the new private gaming room at Snoqualmie Casino. Photo courtesy of Tarah Smigun

Snoqualmie Casino gets private gaming room

The addition is the final casino upgrade of 2018.

  • Nov 19, 2018
Snoqualmie Casino staff members (from left) Trevor House, Linda Yem, Sophorn Seng, Ross Garmon and Jan Wu surround a gaming table in the new private gaming room at Snoqualmie Casino. Photo courtesy of Tarah Smigun

Snow expected on the passes beginning Wednesday

Holiday travelers should be prepared for snow on the state’s three main mountain passes this weekend.

North Bend council talks wastewater facility funding, 2019 property tax

North Bend city council discussed 2019 property taxes rates and a general facility charge increase.

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King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

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Peter Gabryjelski and other fourth-grade students from Ms. Cuddihy’s class welcome veterans as they enter the Snoqualmie Elementary Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 9. Madison Miller/staff photo

Snoqualmie Elementary fourth graders honor veterans with assembly

Ms. Cuddihy’s fourth graders host a Veterans Day breakfast and assembly for the 10th year.

Peter Gabryjelski and other fourth-grade students from Ms. Cuddihy’s class welcome veterans as they enter the Snoqualmie Elementary Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 9. Madison Miller/staff photo

Football coaches butt heads: Mount Si and Mount Vernon coaches display unsportsmanlike behaviors

Both school districts are investigating the behavior of their coaches following state playoff game.

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 finished test results and lifted the no drink order on Nov. 10. Photo courtesy of Sallal Water Association

Snoqualmie Council approves Salish expansion project master plan application

The Salish Lodge and Spa Expansion project has passed another milestone on the path to construction.

Veteran’s, Josh Harris and Asa Palagi start security company in early 2018 called Cascadia Global Security. Photo courtesy of CGS.

Two veterans launch private security company

Asa Palagi and Josh Harris start Cascadia Global Security to provide personalized security

Veteran’s, Josh Harris and Asa Palagi start security company in early 2018 called Cascadia Global Security. Photo courtesy of CGS.

King County considers how to invest in Snoqualmie River flood infrastructure

County representatives met in North Bend to talk with residents about an investment plan.

North Bend completes full renovation of NE 12th Street

North Bend has completed a long time priority project, the improvement of NE 12th Street.

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.

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
Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi met at their first and only debate at Central Washington University where they clashed over health care, gun safety, taxes, and more. Photo courtesy of David Dick, CWU

Schrier leads Rossi in preliminary results

Schrier has more than 55 percent of the vote.

  • Nov 7, 2018
Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi met at their first and only debate at Central Washington University where they clashed over health care, gun safety, taxes, and more. Photo courtesy of David Dick, CWU
The team that advocated for I-1631 at downtown Seattle’s Arctic Club on Nov. 6, 2018. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Washington rejects carbon fee

I-1631 campaign organizers say they will continue pushing for a cleaner future.

The team that advocated for I-1631 at downtown Seattle’s Arctic Club on Nov. 6, 2018. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Early results: Carbon fee fails as gun control passes

Preliminary tallies are in for the state’s four initiatives.

Callan and Ramos lead Legislative District 5 races

Results are preliminary and could change as additional ballots are counted

  • Nov 6, 2018
SVSD teachers, secretaries, SVEA and PSE members, and other supporters picket in front of Snoqualmie Valley City Hall before the Oct. 23 school board meeting for living wages of district secretaries. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Snoqualmie Valley secretaries picket for ‘living wages’ outside of city hall

Snoqualmie Valley secretaries have been working without a current contract for almost two months.

SVSD teachers, secretaries, SVEA and PSE members, and other supporters picket in front of Snoqualmie Valley City Hall before the Oct. 23 school board meeting for living wages of district secretaries. Madison Miller/staff photo.