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The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, built in 2011, could receive a 22,000 square foot expansion that would add an aquatics facility. File Photo

Snoqualmie YMCA expansion proposes aquatics facility and multi-use space

The city is proposing a $12.5 million expansion for the YMCA community center building.

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, built in 2011, could receive a 22,000 square foot expansion that would add an aquatics facility. File Photo

LEO breaks ground on independent living home in Snoqualmie

Life Enrichment Options expands housing for people with developmental disabilities to Snoqualmie

Five companies included in L&I crane collapse investigation

Andrew Yoder to be remembered with Bellevue service.

North Bend renews police services agreement with Snoqualmie

North Bend unanimously voted to renew their police services agreement with Snoqualmie.

The proposed merger between Fire District 27 and Fire District 10 has sparked fierce debate surrounding the future of the Fall City Fire Department. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Fall City Fire plans for progress despite opposition to merger

While the Fall City Fire megrer failed, the district is working to make improvements on their own.

The proposed merger between Fire District 27 and Fire District 10 has sparked fierce debate surrounding the future of the Fall City Fire Department. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Work crews to repave the SR 18 Issaquah-Hobart Road overpass

The around-the-clock, single-lane closure is scheduled to begin on May 6 and last until mid-July.

Snoqualmie plans Greek Streets improvement project for mid-May

Work on downtown neighborhood streets will begin May 13.

  • May 3, 2019

Overdose deaths continue to rise locally and nationally

This may not be the same opioid epidemic anymore.

Homelessness may be trending down after seven years

A press release from the annual count showed a reduction in people living without a home.

King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County airport operators will stop serving ICE flights

Three companies at Boeing Field have indicated they will not service deportation flights.

King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

North Bend man one of four killed in crane accident

Labor and industries conducting crane failure investigation.

Snoqualmie Council discusses the role of a hearing examiner in land use decisions

Council discussed subdivision regulation changes and a date for their upcoming town hall.

Bag of crystal meth found in T-Mobile bathroom | Police Blotter

Police blotter for April 20-26.

  • Apr 30, 2019
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                                County Councilmember Kathy Lambert shows off a news article about a one-year-old girl who her father, a San Francisco police officer at the time, witnessed fall. From left: Eastside Fire & Rescue Chief Jeff Clark, Snoqualmie Fire Department Chief Mark Correira, Lambert, and Dr. Brian Johnston, chief of pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center.

Toddler window falls are preventable

A demonstration provided parents with ways to protect children.

Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
                                County Councilmember Kathy Lambert shows off a news article about a one-year-old girl who her father, a San Francisco police officer at the time, witnessed fall. From left: Eastside Fire & Rescue Chief Jeff Clark, Snoqualmie Fire Department Chief Mark Correira, Lambert, and Dr. Brian Johnston, chief of pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center.
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                                David Hamilton of North Bend, center, presents checks to Kiwanis Kindness Essay contest winners Selena Huante, left, and Bentley Moore, both of North Bend Elementary. Other contest winners are Rebekah Baker and Kenahdie Wilkins, both of Fall City, Ellen Callahan and Claire Tougher, both of Cascade View, Lauren Blad of Timber Ridge, Hannah LaCroix of Parent Partnership, Asher Shuck of Snoqualmie Elementary, and Katie Holloway, Zachary Graham and Josef Treiber, all of Opstad.

Kiwanis Kindness Essay winners

Multiple winners from local schools.

  • Apr 28, 2019
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                                David Hamilton of North Bend, center, presents checks to Kiwanis Kindness Essay contest winners Selena Huante, left, and Bentley Moore, both of North Bend Elementary. Other contest winners are Rebekah Baker and Kenahdie Wilkins, both of Fall City, Ellen Callahan and Claire Tougher, both of Cascade View, Lauren Blad of Timber Ridge, Hannah LaCroix of Parent Partnership, Asher Shuck of Snoqualmie Elementary, and Katie Holloway, Zachary Graham and Josef Treiber, all of Opstad.

WSDOT open house collects feedback from concerned valley residents

Hundreds of Valley residents got a chance to ask questions about the changes coming to I-90.

Residents offered $15,000 to relocate from river properties

City council sets a policy mimicking actions of Seattle Public Utilities acquisitions.

Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27

Bring unwanted pills and patches for safe disposal.

  • Apr 26, 2019
Architectural rendering of a modular congregate shelter. Modular housing is a type of dwelling where the components are manufactured in one location, then assembled at another location. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov.

Modular housing in King County moves ahead

Small, portable housing units are being explored by the county to address homelessness.

Architectural rendering of a modular congregate shelter. Modular housing is a type of dwelling where the components are manufactured in one location, then assembled at another location. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov.
Gov. Jay Inslee shakes hands with Dinah Griffey after signing Senate Bill 5649 on April 19. The law revises the statute of limitations for sex crimes. Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Hits and misses from Legislature’s 2019 session

New laws target vaccines, sex crimes and daylight savings; losers include sex ed and dwarf tossing bills.

Gov. Jay Inslee shakes hands with Dinah Griffey after signing Senate Bill 5649 on April 19. The law revises the statute of limitations for sex crimes. Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau