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                                Incumbent Eric Hollis and Brandon Bothwell are running for a spot on Fire District 27.

Candidates for Fire District 27 talk on the failed merger

Incumbent Eric Hollis and candidate Brandon Bothwell seek Pos. 2.

  • Oct 12, 2019
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                                Incumbent Eric Hollis and Brandon Bothwell are running for a spot on Fire District 27.

Klahn and Correira seek Si View Metropolitan Park District Position 2

Commissioner candidates answer Record’s questionnaire.

  • Oct 11, 2019
Several roads in King County, including the Snoqualmie Parkway, were closed when a brief snow storm struck the region last February. File photo

More roads in King County could be plowed during winter storms

Proposal targets 70 more miles in unincorporated areas.

Several roads in King County, including the Snoqualmie Parkway, were closed when a brief snow storm struck the region last February. File photo

Hawkins and Flowers seek Carnation City Council Pos. 1

Carnation City Council Pos. 1 candidates answer Record’s questionnaire.

  • Oct 10, 2019

Balducci runs against Hirt for District 6 county council seat

The former Bellevue mayor is essentially running unopposed.

Free printing costs King County libraries $1 million each year

The library board is considering reducing the number of free pages from 75 a week to 10.

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                                A summertime view of Snoqualmie Falls from the lower viewpoint, which is now closed for the off-season for maintenance. Other parts of the park will remain open.

Snoqualmie Falls closes boardwalk to park’s lower viewpoint

Off-season maintenance underway, other parts of the park remain open.

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                                A summertime view of Snoqualmie Falls from the lower viewpoint, which is now closed for the off-season for maintenance. Other parts of the park will remain open.
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                                Sean Sundwall and William Donaldson are both in the running for a Snoqualmie City Council seat.

Sundwall and Donaldson are contenders for Snoqualmie City Council

Candidates speak to city growth and transparency.

  • Oct 9, 2019
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                                Sean Sundwall and William Donaldson are both in the running for a Snoqualmie City Council seat.
King County is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals, but emissions also have not been rising with population growth. File photo

King County isn’t on track to meet emissions goals

The goals were ambitious but progress has been slow.

King County is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals, but emissions also have not been rising with population growth. File photo
King County is considering ways to increase both the supply of and demand for compost to help divert organic material from the landfill. File photo

King County wants to boost composting market

In 2018, around one-third of material sent to regional landfill could have been composted.

King County is considering ways to increase both the supply of and demand for compost to help divert organic material from the landfill. File photo
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                                Simpson and Rivas compete for SVSD Director Pos. 3.

Simpson and Rivas compete for SVSD Director Pos. 3

Candidates touch on curriculum, growth and affordability.

  • Oct 7, 2019
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                                Simpson and Rivas compete for SVSD Director Pos. 3.
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                                From left, Darren Glazier and Mary Miller are competing in the Nov. 5 General Election for North Bend City Council Position 7.

North Bend City Council Position 7 race between Miller and Glazier

Two candidates vye for the spot in the general election.

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                                From left, Darren Glazier and Mary Miller are competing in the Nov. 5 General Election for North Bend City Council Position 7.
Bellevue is the most expensive place in the region to rent an apartment, according to a new analysis. Courtesy photo

Several Eastside cities are among most expensive to rent in Northwest

Bellevue topped the list for highest apartment rents during the first half of 2019.

Bellevue is the most expensive place in the region to rent an apartment, according to a new analysis. Courtesy photo

Man with machete detained by police | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Sept. 23-27.

  • Oct 4, 2019
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                                James Mayhew and Fuzzy Fletcher both want a spot on Snoqualmie City Council.

Incumbent faces former mayor, councilmember in race for Snoqualmie’s Pos. 4

Councilman James Mayhew and challenger Fuzzy Fletcher both want the Snoqualmie City Council seat.

  • Oct 4, 2019
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                                James Mayhew and Fuzzy Fletcher both want a spot on Snoqualmie City Council.

Love Snoqualmie Valley community-wide day of volunteering

About 600 people are signed up for the Oct. 5 event.

Sallal lifts boil water advisory Wednesday

Association members must undergo a home sanitizing process.

  • Oct 3, 2019
Habitat for the marbled murrelet in King County includes areas around the Middle and North Forks of the Snoqualmie River, as well as areas around the Skykomish and Upper Cedar rivers. File photo

Conservation plan for native seabird moves forward

Washington state regulations for the marbled murrelet have been in limbo since 1997.

Habitat for the marbled murrelet in King County includes areas around the Middle and North Forks of the Snoqualmie River, as well as areas around the Skykomish and Upper Cedar rivers. File photo
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Free printing costs King County libraries $1 million each year

The library board is considering reducing the number of free pages from 75 a week to 10.

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