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Cedarcrest High School approved as SAT test center; registration open for March 10 test

Cedarcrest High School has recently been approved as an SAT Testing Center for the March 10, round of testing. Registration is currently open and will… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

Inslee talks education, carbon tax and opioid crisis

Carbon tax proposal would replenish the state’s reserves for the first year for education spending.

Open house for future North Bend park is Jan. 24

A public open house will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the North Bend Train Depot to discuss programming for… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018
Women in pink hats march in Seattle in 2017. (File Photo)

Snoqualmie Valley, Eastside sign up for Women’s March 2.0

Activists in the Seattle area are organizing a second march, in the spirit of the Jan. 21, 2017, Seattle Womxn’s March (the “x” represents the… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018
Women in pink hats march in Seattle in 2017. (File Photo)

Blotter: Man with assault rifle detained; ‘roaring’ sounds in sewer reported

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department Tuesday, Dec. 26 Theft: At 8:27 p.m., two… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018
The view of Mount Si from the Dahlgren property today will be affected by a proposed multifamily housing development, but maybe not as badly as opponents of the project fear it will. According to city projections, the planned landscaping, wide setbacks and a two-story limit on buildings closest to North Bend Way will minimize the visual impact of the project, which could break ground later this year. (Courtesy Photo)

Multi-family housing project on Dahlgren property progresses over Friends group’s objections

No one is saying that building high-density apartments on almost 18 acres of land between the Snoqualmie River and North Bend Way east of the… Continue reading

The view of Mount Si from the Dahlgren property today will be affected by a proposed multifamily housing development, but maybe not as badly as opponents of the project fear it will. According to city projections, the planned landscaping, wide setbacks and a two-story limit on buildings closest to North Bend Way will minimize the visual impact of the project, which could break ground later this year. (Courtesy Photo)

Duvall swears in fourth woman mayor, first woman-majority city council since 1932

The city of Duvall installed its new slate of officers, Jan. 2, including the fourth woman Mayor of Duvall, Amy Ockerlander. Council members sworn in… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2018
Lt. Gov. Cyrus Hibib addresses a crowd at the East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition breakfast on Thursday. Raechel Dawson/staff photo

Fully funding education, passing capital budget top focus this legislative session

Eastside legislators met to discuss issues at annual breakfast

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Hibib addresses a crowd at the East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition breakfast on Thursday. Raechel Dawson/staff photo
Imam Faisal of the Bellevue Mosque gives a blessing at the start of the Eastside Muslim Safety Forum on Wednesday in Bellevue. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Eastside Muslim Safety Forum brings awareness to cultural understanding, crime prevention

Police officers around the Eastside gather with community in Bellevue

Imam Faisal of the Bellevue Mosque gives a blessing at the start of the Eastside Muslim Safety Forum on Wednesday in Bellevue. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Fall City schools locked down for an hour while police pursue car theft suspects

Fall City schools went into lockdown for about an hour this afternoon, while King County Sheriff’s officers pursued suspects in a stolen car. The deputies… Continue reading

Kristen Schumacher is planning to open her business, Heirloom Cookshop, in Snoqualmie’s historic bank building by July. (Courtesy of Kristey Ray)

Plenty to choose from, but lost dog found is most-read Record story of 2017

Happy New Year to all of the Valley community. Like New Year’s resolutions, we have a tradition at the record of, at the end of… Continue reading

Kristen Schumacher is planning to open her business, Heirloom Cookshop, in Snoqualmie’s historic bank building by July. (Courtesy of Kristey Ray)

Blotter: Holiday candles, ornaments and icy roads keep local fire crews busy

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

  • Jan 3, 2018

Sewer project delays extend Stilson Ave closures another two weeks

A sewer project on Stilson Avenue SE and 432nd Avenue SE in North Bend has been delayed in recent weeks, extending the road closures in… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2018

City of Duvall invites community to swearing-in of new mayor, council members, Jan. 2

Tuesday’s oath of office ceremony for four women and one man will create the first women-majority council in Duvall since 1932.

  • Jan 2, 2018

Firefighters battle two Christmas Day fires in Valley

North Bend’s Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 87, along with other local fire departments including Snoqualmie and Fall City, worked together on Christmas Day to… Continue reading

People power: Citizens took the initiative in historic 2017, fighting development running for office

As an eventful 2017 draws to a close, we looked back over a landmark year of citizens taking action, to preserve open spaces, protect the… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017
A distracted driver struck Washington State Patrol Trooper Michael Patoc’s vehicle while he was helping a disabled motorist blocking a lane of eastbound Interstate 90 on Tuesday night in Bellevue. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Patrol)

Trooper seriously injured by Snoqualmie woman in distracted driving accident

Washington State Patrol Trooper Michael Patoc sustained serious injuries while assisting a disabled motorist blocking a lane of eastbound Interstate 90 near West Lake Sammamish… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017
A distracted driver struck Washington State Patrol Trooper Michael Patoc’s vehicle while he was helping a disabled motorist blocking a lane of eastbound Interstate 90 on Tuesday night in Bellevue. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Patrol)

Blotter: Fire agencies assist patients with breathing and heart trouble, multiple vehicle accidents

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Fall City Fire Department Thursday, Dec. 14 Breathing trouble: At 9:04 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

Snoqualmie honors outstanding employees

Each year, Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson recognizes outstanding city employees who have gone above and beyond their work. For 2017, those employees include: Snoqualmie Police… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

Snoqualmie receives Quadrant donation of four open-space properties

Quadrant, one of the developers responsible for the Snoqualmie Ridge, has offered to give the city four forested properties around the north side of the… Continue reading