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McFarland leading in the primary race for North Bend mayor

Primary results show Mary Miller and Darren Glazier likely to move on in city council race.

  • Aug 6, 2019
A consultant working with store owner in downtown Renton. In 2018, Renton hosted a several workshops called “Creating Stellar Storefronts” funded through the Economic Development Partnership program. Courtesy of the Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle grants fund economic development across the Eastside

2019 Port of Seattle funding supports economic development projects in Eastside cities.

A consultant working with store owner in downtown Renton. In 2018, Renton hosted a several workshops called “Creating Stellar Storefronts” funded through the Economic Development Partnership program. Courtesy of the Port of Seattle

Stolen police car chase ends in Snoqualmie

Washington State Patrol aided in arresting 38-year-old woman.

  • Aug 2, 2019
The Golden Heart License plate is available for free to veterans, beginning July 28. Photo courtesy of the Department of Licensing

Purple Heart license plates are now permanent and free for veterans

The bill, signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in April, went into effect on July 28.

The Golden Heart License plate is available for free to veterans, beginning July 28. Photo courtesy of the Department of Licensing
Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Photo courtesy of City of Snoqualmie
                                2018 Winning Artwork by Tawny Fawn.

Snoqualmie to host 11th annual Plein Air Paint Out

Plein Air Paint Out will be Aug. 17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Photo courtesy of City of Snoqualmie
                                2018 Winning Artwork by Tawny Fawn.
FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.
The North Bend City Hall building will be officially open to the public on July 30. Madeline Coats/staff photo

North Bend City Hall is officially open to the public

The new building has been in the works for more than 25 years.

The North Bend City Hall building will be officially open to the public on July 30. Madeline Coats/staff photo
Three candidates for Snoqualmie City Council position 2 answered questions presented by Snoqualmie Casino CEO Brian Decorah. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Three candidates discuss for Snoqualmie City Council Position 2

Incumbent Katherine Ross, Anna Sotelo and Elaine Armstrong responded to questions at a candidate forum on July 22.

Three candidates for Snoqualmie City Council position 2 answered questions presented by Snoqualmie Casino CEO Brian Decorah. Madeline Coats/staff photo
Senior Long Range Planner Jesse Reynolds visited Mestia from July 3-12 for the first diagnostics trip. Photo courtesy of Jill Green

Mestia and North Bend begin a professional and cultural partnership

First diagnostics trip to Mestia is completed by Senior Long Range Planner Jessie Reynolds.

Senior Long Range Planner Jesse Reynolds visited Mestia from July 3-12 for the first diagnostics trip. Photo courtesy of Jill Green

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy rollout

Tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded to Puget Sound region.

Snoqualmie City Council approves new rules for public record request policies

The rules place limitatons on time spent on records and updates billing methods.

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Photo courtesy of Governor Tom Wolf (flickr)
                                Corina Pfeil, a Kenmore parent, has spent the past three years to get the law changed to allow naloxone (better known as Narcan or Evzio) in Washington high schools to help prevent on-campus opioid overdose.

Eastside mom gets Narcan in Washington schools

Corina Pfeil has spent the past three years to make Narcan accessible to students who overdose at school.

Photo courtesy of Governor Tom Wolf (flickr)
                                Corina Pfeil, a Kenmore parent, has spent the past three years to get the law changed to allow naloxone (better known as Narcan or Evzio) in Washington high schools to help prevent on-campus opioid overdose.
Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

North Bend citizens run to fill open city council position

Mary Miller, Kristin Tetuan and Darren Glazier will be on the Primary ballots for Position 7.

Three candidates compete for a seat in the Snoqualmie City Council

Katherine Ross, Elaine Armstrong and Anna Sotelo campaign for Council Position No. 2

Madison Miller / staff photo
                                Valley Center Stage and Si View Metro Parks are partnering to debut a new musical, “The Gingerbread Man.” From left: Natalie Collins, Rebecca Zatloukal and Meha Shah.

VCS debuts new musical, “The Gingerbread Man”

VCS and Si View Parks partner for new summer musical.

Madison Miller / staff photo
                                Valley Center Stage and Si View Metro Parks are partnering to debut a new musical, “The Gingerbread Man.” From left: Natalie Collins, Rebecca Zatloukal and Meha Shah.

Missing 46-year-old man found dead at Snow Lake trail

Hiker likely fell from cliff, authorities say .

  • Jul 19, 2019