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Eastside mayors talk challenges at the local, regional level

Some might think traffic would be the focal point in a discussion about challenges facing Eastside communities — but a room full of more than… Continue reading

Applications due Sept. 21 for Snoqualmie City Council seat

The city of Snoqualmie is accepting applications from Snoqualmie residents to fill a vacancy on the Snoqualmie City Council. Position 4, recently held by Brad… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

To fight downtown blight, North Bend approves fee waiver for new businesses

Empty buildings and downtown blight will be combated in a new way in North Bend soon, but only time will tell if the city’s new… Continue reading

Sign spinner advertises for downtown North Bend businesses, affected by construction work

Downtown North Bend businesses are open, despite the construction work along North Bend Way. That’s the message the city of North Bend wants to get… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Blotter: Fire climbs moss to treetop, reignites hours later; man attacks cars with hammer and crowbar

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Sep 8, 2017

Burglars steal $1,000 worth of merchandise from Snoqualmie shop Thursday

An unknown number of thieves cut the security cables around merchandise outside Wild Hare Vintage in downtown Snoqualmie Thursday night, Sept. 8, stealing more than… Continue reading

Police identify North Bend vandals as juveniles, continue to investigate Wednesday night spree

Security video shows a group of teens on a vandalism spree in downtown North Bend Wednesday night, causing several thousands of dollars in damage.

  • Sep 8, 2017

Stillwater Natural Area project receives $170,000 grant from EPA

The Stillwater Natural Area near Carnation is one of the beneficiaries of a $3,080,000 grant award made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Access to Moss Lake Natural Area closes, Sept. 11 to 29, for culvert work

King County’s Moss Lake Natural Area, east of Lake Joy, will close to the public for more than two weeks starting Sept. 11, as crews… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

Snoqualmie City Council to record and live stream meetings starting this fall

Snoqualmie citizens will soon be able to follow along with all the decisions made by the city council from the comfort of their own homes.… Continue reading

CERT emergency training starts Sept. 16 in Snoqualmie

The cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend are offering the FEMA-certified Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program on four Saturdays, starting Sept. 16,at the… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2017

Rep. Reichert announces he won’t run for re-election in 2018

U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Auburn, will not run for an eighth term in 2018. The 67-year-old Congressman said in a news release Wednesday that he… Continue reading

Rallies, condemnation follow federal announcement of DACA rollback

The King County Council responded Tuesday to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that the DACA program will end by unanimously endorsing a motion calling… Continue reading

Hundreds turn out to debate future of Mountain Meadows Farm

It will be both a farm and a college in the next few years, say supporters of a plan to restore Mountain Meadows Farm in… Continue reading

Smoke, ash in the air caused by Eastern Washington fires, says Eastside Fire & Rescue; Mount Si moves sports practices indoors

Eastside Fire & Rescue dispatchers have reported receiving multiple calls about a smell of smoke in the area, and ash in the air, falling like… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

North Bend Way from Bendigo to Ballarat to close for three weeks, starting Tuesday

East North Bend Way, between Main Avenue North and Ballarat Avenue North, will close for approximately three weeks, starting Tuesday, Sept. 5. The closure has… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Snoqualmie Valley School District announces leadership transitions for the 2017-18 school year

In preparation for the beginning of the new school year, the Snoqualmie Valley School District has announced some changes that have been made to leadership… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Tour Carnation stream buffer restoration project on Sept. 16

The King County Conservation District will run a farm property stream buffer showcase from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, in Carnation.… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

Blotter | Freeway car accident is missing a victim; Brush fire threatens two trailers on locked job site

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Snoqualmie Fire Department Friday, Aug. 18 False alarm: At 4:12 p.m., Snoqualmie… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

DelBene tours Dancing Crow Farm and Microsoft FarmBeats project, calls for innovative investments to modernize U.S. infrastructure

Last week, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) met with local innovators on ways to modernize America’s infrastructure. On Thursday, Aug. 24, working with Microsoft engineers and… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017