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Mayor of North Bend comes down to two candidates

Rob McFarland and Travis Bridgman explain why they want to be mayor.

Hospital candidates highlight Valley needs

Tim Noonan, Dariel Norris and Gene Pollard will be on Primary Election ballots.

  • Jul 19, 2019
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                                The North Bend Downtown Block Party is returning once again for its 10th annual celebration on Saturday, July 20.

Downtown Block Party returns July 20

The annual festival brings together the Snoqualmie Valley for the 11th year.

Photo courtesy of Visit North Bend
                                The North Bend Downtown Block Party is returning once again for its 10th annual celebration on Saturday, July 20.

Prop 1 would fund parks, zoos and open spaces

King County voters could approve the renewal and increase of the levy on the August ballot.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

North Bend, DNR, and King County get grant funding for river access improvements

North Bend, King County, and the Department of Natural Resources get funding for river access plan.

Coalition for Open Government concerned by Snoqualmie public records changes

Public hearing on proposal slated for July 22.

Phase 3 design coming for downtown project

The third phase has a total pricetag of $937,000.

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                                Richard Burhans with Sinacia Yovanovich at the Euro Lounge Cafe and crepe restaurant in downtown North Bend.

Valley artist honored for lifetime work

Richard Burhans is the man behind many of the Valley’s notable murals.

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                                Richard Burhans with Sinacia Yovanovich at the Euro Lounge Cafe and crepe restaurant in downtown North Bend.
VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

City Council approves EMS contract for Echo Glen center

Annual revenue agreement is for $16,578.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Si View Metro Parks make progress on aquatics facility plan

Si View Metro Parks is expecting the Aquatics Center Feasibility Study to be finished in August.

‘Feedback loops’ of methane, CO2 echo environmental problem beyond Washington

University of Washington among researchers of climate change’s effects in global temperatures.

An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)

Early wake-up call: Twin quakes under Monroe rattle region

Thousands of people felt them. They were magnitude 4.6 and 3.5 and hit minutes apart.

  • Jul 12, 2019
An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)
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King County Sheriff’s Office has been giving ICE unredacted information

Both the office and jail have supplied the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Shortfall is roughly $250 million each year; county may seek tax from unincorporated voters.

Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

Caller upset over stolen bong | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 29 - July 4.

  • Jul 9, 2019

King County could loan 4Culture $20 million

The loan would be repaid by the organization and used to help serve marginalized communities.

Opposition and supporters of Drag Queen Story Hour make showing in Issaquah

A lack of police at a recent county library board meeting led some to feel intimidated.

Eastside legislators discuss 2019 legislative session in Snoqualmie

Elected officials gave some insight into the legislative session and what to look for in the future.