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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

Congressional candidates Kim Schirer and Dino Rossi tackle big issues at debate

8th Distrcit candidates Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi meet in Ellensburg for their first debate.

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

Emergency numbers and sandbag information for citizens | Winter Ready

A list of local resources in case of emergency

  • Oct 19, 2018

Energy use improvements with PSE’s free home assessments | Winter Ready

Puget Sound Energy is offering free home energy assessments to help owners reduce their energy bill.

  • Oct 19, 2018

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital CEO resigns; recommends interim CEO

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital CEO Tom Parker announced his resignation and recommended an interim CEO.

Valley cities offer resources to prepare for possible flooding this winter | Winter Ready

Keep up to date on the flooding preparation resources available to residents.

  • Oct 19, 2018

Where to pick up a pumpkin this October

The Eastside has a few options for seasonal squash hunters.

Two Eastside killers see sentences changed

Death penalty ruled unconstitutional, death row sentences changed to life without parole

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Two women killed in King County’s latest DUI fatality

The Kent women were heading to work in Snoqualmie when an impaired driver crossed the centerline.

Snoqualmie City Council talks visitor center and utilities savings

Snoqualmie City Council discusses visitor center fundign and bond savings at the Oct. 8 meeting.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital pursues affiliation with Overlake Medical Center

After discussions with Astria Health ended, the hospital district continues to pursue affiliation.

Eastside Fire & Rescue launches local Fire Explorers program

The 20-week Fire Explorers post will teach local high-schoolers the ins and outs of firefighting.

How climate change is changing the Snoqualmie Valley

Puget Sound will see drier summers and heavier rain during the winter.

Executive Constantine’s budget makes small, targeted investments while not cutting services drastically. Image courtesy King County

Executive Dow Constantine proposes $11.6 Billion budget

With King County’s finances already stretched thin, Constantine’s budget largely maintains current services while making investments in transit, law enforcement, and juvenile justice reform.

Executive Constantine’s budget makes small, targeted investments while not cutting services drastically. Image courtesy King County

Teens seen throwing lemons near cars | Police blotter

The Snoqualmie Valley police blotter for Sept. 28 through Oct. 2.

  • Oct 12, 2018

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

B.C. pipeline rupture halts trash service to many Eastside cities

Waste Management fleet without fuel; PSE has urged customers to reduce consumption.

Kim Schrier (D) and Dino Rossi (R) are seeking to replace Dave Reichert in Washington’s 8th Congressional District. The district spans from eastern King and Pierce counties across the Cascades and into Chelan and Kittitas counties. Photos by John Stang

Cliffhanger ahead in 8th Congressional District

Polls show Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi in close race for open Congress seat

Kim Schrier (D) and Dino Rossi (R) are seeking to replace Dave Reichert in Washington’s 8th Congressional District. The district spans from eastern King and Pierce counties across the Cascades and into Chelan and Kittitas counties. Photos by John Stang

Who’s funding Washington state initiatives?

Money is pouring into the state’s initiative races.