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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

Doy leads SVSD Pos. 2; Simpson leads SVSD Pos. 3

Preliminary results came in Tuesday night.

King County Council

King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Heavy equipment was used throughout the Valley to clear snow from downtown hubs in February 2019. Corey Morris/Staff photo

King County will plow 70 more snow miles

The majority of these will be neighborhood connector roads in unincorporated county.

  • Nov 5, 2019
Heavy equipment was used throughout the Valley to clear snow from downtown hubs in February 2019. Corey Morris/Staff photo

SVSD bus driver shortage affects 20 routes Friday

Eight bus drivers called in from work resulting in remaining drivers to make double runs Oct. 25.

Construction work begins on Westbound I-90 on-Ramp at Exit 25

Work is scheduled through November and anticipated to be completed by the end of December of 2019.

  • Nov 3, 2019

Council rejects noise exemption for needed construction

Construction on Snoqualmie Parkway will have to happen during daytime hours.

Snoqualmie Falls in summer. Natalie DeFord/Staff photo

Snoqualmie Tribe acquires Salish Lodge, property

$125 million paid for traditional land from Muckleshoot. Lodge development plans now canceled.

Snoqualmie Falls in summer. Natalie DeFord/Staff photo
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King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

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                                John Howell, founding partner of Cedar River Group, speaks during an Oct. 28 special Snoqualmie City Council meeting on affordable housing policy.

Housing affordability policy roundtable held in Snoqualmie

Special council meeting, informative presentation.

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                                John Howell, founding partner of Cedar River Group, speaks during an Oct. 28 special Snoqualmie City Council meeting on affordable housing policy.

Emergency overnight warming shelter ongoing through Friday

The shelter is housed at the American Legion Post 79.

  • Oct 31, 2019

King County parents are still struggling with child care

A new report looks at the effects on parents here and across the state.

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King County studies broadband access

A report due to the council in January could show opportunities for expansion.

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                                Snoqualmie City Hall.

Snoqualmie to pursue public records software

City to authorize request for proposals.

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                                Snoqualmie City Hall.

Snoqualmie flooding hit farmers right before profitable Halloween weekend

There are around 200 farmers in the valley, and most of them likely suffered losses.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Luxury apartments: Who’s buying King County?

Wealthy investors jack up housing prices in Seattle and beyond.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

West Point Treatment Plant report due in January

The report will look at ways to keep adequate power flowing to the plant after a July spill.

Study on shipping or burning King County trash released

The report fleshes out the two main options for trash disposal over the next 50 years.

Rendering of the proposed pool courtesy of Si View Metro Parks District.

Snoqualmie rejects Si View aquatic facility plan

City explores community center expansion and pool options.

Rendering of the proposed pool courtesy of Si View Metro Parks District.
Jacoba Niepoort, a world-traveling Copenhagen-based muralist, makes a stop in Carnation to paint a new mural on the side of Christa and David St.Pierre’s barn. Madison Miller / staff photo

World-traveling muralist comes to Carnation

Jacoba Niepoort, a Copenhagen-based muralist, is painting a mural on the side of a barn that will be turned into a medicinal herb farm and store.

Jacoba Niepoort, a world-traveling Copenhagen-based muralist, makes a stop in Carnation to paint a new mural on the side of Christa and David St.Pierre’s barn. Madison Miller / staff photo