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A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management

Climate change could kill salmon’s sense of smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to coho salmon.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Snoqualmie approves Human Services funding for 2019 and 2020

The city council approved increased funding of local service organizations through 2019 and 2020.

Snoqualmie Tribe opens annual nonprofit grant program in 2019

The Snoqualmie Tribe is bringing back their Charitable Donations program in January of 2019.

I-90 across the Snoqualmie Pass closed

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced on Friday morning that I-90 Snoqualmie Pass would be closed from milepost 34 to milepost 106. WSDOT put… Continue reading

Local Boy Scout Troops 115, 425, and 466 will be picking up the trees within the North Bend, Snoqualmie and Fall City areas on Saturday, January 5 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Photo courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 466

Local Boy Scouts recycle Christmas trees for fundraiser

Boy Scout Troops 115, 425 and 466 will pick up trees on Jan. 5.

Local Boy Scout Troops 115, 425, and 466 will be picking up the trees within the North Bend, Snoqualmie and Fall City areas on Saturday, January 5 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Photo courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 466

It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

Life Enrichment Options Executive Director Fred Nystrom, resident Dylan Zeitlin, and care provider Evelyn Galasso. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Snoqualmie Valley’s 2018 Year In Review

Take a look back at 12 of stories from throughout the year.

Life Enrichment Options Executive Director Fred Nystrom, resident Dylan Zeitlin, and care provider Evelyn Galasso. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Snoqualmie Council approves 2019-2020 biennial budget

After months of work, the city council has passed the biennial budget for 2019 and 2020.

Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

UPDATE: 911 services partially back online, FCC investigates

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

North Bend council approves ban on plastic bags at retail; promotes recycling

North Bend City Council has prohibited plastic bags in retail stores beginning on Jan. 1, 2019.

John Taylor

John Taylor appointed first director of Department of Local Services for King County

Starting January 1, Taylor will lead the new Department of Local Services to better meet the needs of unincorporated King County.

John Taylor

Juvy Diversion keeps kids out of court and away from crime

The diversion program recruits community volunteers to oversee local juvenile cases.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue also received a van from King County. BGCB President/CDO Ryan Scott, BGCB President/CEO Kathy Haggart, and members of the club receive van from Councilmember Claudia Balducci. Courtesy of King County.

Three Eastside Organizations receive “retired” King County vans

Councilmember Claudia Balducci donates three vans to help each organization in its mission.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue also received a van from King County. BGCB President/CDO Ryan Scott, BGCB President/CEO Kathy Haggart, and members of the club receive van from Councilmember Claudia Balducci. Courtesy of King County.

Snoqualmie businesses bring together community with Christmas themed events

The Chamber of Commerce invited citizens out to local businesses for the Christmas Open House.

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Rising rat populations cost Eastsiders thousands in repairs

The widespread increase in rat populations has been wreaking havoc in previously untouched areas.

Snoqualmie completes Canyon Springs landslide stabilization

Snoqualmie has completed the stabilization of the Canyon Springs water line after a 2017 landslide.

The Paula Boggs Band will be performing at The Black Dog Arts Cafe on Jan. 5. Band members include: Paula Boggs, Mark Chinen, Marina Christopher, Tor Dietrichson, Paul Matthew Moore and Jacob Evans. Photo courtesy of Paula Boggs Band website

Top executive-turned-bandleader brings music to the Eastside

The Paula Boggs Band will be playing at the Black Dog Arts Cafe Jan. 5.

The Paula Boggs Band will be performing at The Black Dog Arts Cafe on Jan. 5. Band members include: Paula Boggs, Mark Chinen, Marina Christopher, Tor Dietrichson, Paul Matthew Moore and Jacob Evans. Photo courtesy of Paula Boggs Band website