Conor Wilson

Christina Lathrop, owner of Fancy Farms Forest School in Fall City, poses with her goat. 	Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Fall City farmer opens forest school

When Christina Lathrop first bought her residential farm, located minutes from downtown Fall City, its six acres were overrun with blackberry bushes. Alongside her four… Continue reading

 

North Bend City Council. 	Courtesy photo

North Bend limits restrictions on low-income housing

The North Bend City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Sept. 7 in order to comply with a state law that limits the city’s abilities to… Continue reading

 

Masked spectators watch Mount Si’s Sept. 10 football game against Yelm High School. Photo Courtesy of Calder Productions.

Snoqualmie Valley schools deal with COVID cases, staffing shortages

Enrollment numbers rose as students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District successfully returned to in-person classes Aug. 31, but the district continues to deal with… Continue reading

 

Cars lined up at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital on March 26, 2021, as people awaited their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the hospital’s first mass vaccination event. File Photo contributed by Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

Valley COVID case rates decrease, but remain high

COVID-19 case rates across the Snoqualmie Valley decreased in some areas over the last two weeks, according to county data, but rates in Snoqualmie, North… Continue reading

Cars lined up at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital on March 26, 2021, as people awaited their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the hospital’s first mass vaccination event. File Photo contributed by Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.
Katherine Ross

Q&A with Snoqualmie mayoral candidate Katherine Ross

Who will be Snoqualmie’s next mayor?

Katherine Ross
Peggy Shepard

Q&A with Snoqualmie mayoral candidate Peggy Shepard

Who will be Snoqualmie’s next mayor?

Peggy Shepard
The Snoqualmie Mill Site. Photo courtesy of the Department of Ecology.

Snoqualmie Mill Site poses high risk to human, environmental health

The site is a 261-acre property that was annexed by the city in 2012.

The Snoqualmie Mill Site. Photo courtesy of the Department of Ecology.
Matt Axe, the Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator with the King Conservation District, speaks to homeowner Anita Kissee-Wilder about fire reduction strategies at her home in North Bend on Aug. 24. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

King County braces for more wildfires in rural areas

Firefighters have already responded to a number of large fires.

Matt Axe, the Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator with the King Conservation District, speaks to homeowner Anita Kissee-Wilder about fire reduction strategies at her home in North Bend on Aug. 24. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.
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North Bend looks at new hotel development

The City of North Bend is considering the construction of a new 5-story hotel off of Bendigo Blvd, after going through project expectations and zoning… Continue reading

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Parks district looks at new North Bend pool

The Si View Metropolitan Park District said it will continue to pursue a new public aquatic center near Si View Park at its meeting on… Continue reading

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Sign outside Snoqualmie Tribe Office. File photo/Valley Record.

Snoqualmie Tribe donates to nonprofits

The Snoqualmie Tribe donated over $650,000 to nonprofits in the Snoqualmie Valley and around the state on Aug. 6. The Tribe said it received an… Continue reading

Sign outside Snoqualmie Tribe Office. File photo/Valley Record.
A map of heat across the Northwest on June 28, the hottest day in Seattle history. Photo courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

June heatwave, COVID overwhelm regional hospitals

While Lucy Goodson, a third-year resident at the University of Washington Department of Emergency Medicine, was working during the region’s historic heatwave in June, the… Continue reading

A map of heat across the Northwest on June 28, the hottest day in Seattle history. Photo courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Snoqualmie Valley School District’s electric bus. File photo. Courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley School District.
A photo of Snoqualmie Valley School District’s electric bus. File photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley School District.

School district approves budget, suspends bus routes

Below is a round-up of news from the Snoqualmie Valley School District from the past week. The school year started Aug. 31 for those between… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley School District’s electric bus. File photo. Courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley School District.
A photo of Snoqualmie Valley School District’s electric bus. File photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley School District.
Snoqualmie Police Department.

I-90 on-ramp near Snoqualmie closed after shooting

The I-90 westbound on-ramp to State Route 18 near Snoqualmie closed for an investigation, following a shooting that occurred during a traffic stop, according to… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Police Department.
Sean Sundwall. Courtesy Photo.

Snoqualmie City Council looks to fill vacant position

The Snoqualmie City Council is now accepting applications to fill a vacant council seat. Applications for the position are due no later than 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Sean Sundwall. Courtesy Photo.
Snoqualmie Police Department.

Snoqualmie Police Assocation rejects city vaccine mandate

Snoqualmie Police Department has a vaccination rate around 40%.

Snoqualmie Police Department.
Lance Gibbon, superintendent for the Snoqualmie Valley School District. Courtesy photo

What to expect when SVSD students return to school

Snoqualmie Valley School District also has a shortage of bus drivers.

Lance Gibbon, superintendent for the Snoqualmie Valley School District. Courtesy photo
Highline College in Des Moines is one of the most diverse higher education institutions in Washington state. File photo

State looks at college enrollment goals for high school students

“We want to close racial and ethnic gaps.”

Highline College in Des Moines is one of the most diverse higher education institutions in Washington state. File photo
Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson. File Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

Snoqualmie requires vaccine for city employees

The City of Snoqualmie announced that it will require all staff and volunteers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by Oct. 18 as a condition of… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson. File Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record.
Photo of Eastlake Little League’s All Star Team. From L to R: (Back row) Jackson Wheeler, Kellen Kinney, Sanath Chari, James Ort III, Sule Tian, Eli Jones, Pryce Eadon. (Front row) JJ Hamiltion, Sawyer Todd, Ryder Oswalt, Walter Steinbok, Logan Rausch, Harrison Militello. Photo Courtesy of Jeff Steinbok.

Eastlake’s time at Little League World Series comes to an end

The boys of Eastlake Little League’s 12U all-star team’s time at the Little League World Series came to an end Monday night (Aug. 23), as… Continue reading

Photo of Eastlake Little League’s All Star Team. From L to R: (Back row) Jackson Wheeler, Kellen Kinney, Sanath Chari, James Ort III, Sule Tian, Eli Jones, Pryce Eadon. (Front row) JJ Hamiltion, Sawyer Todd, Ryder Oswalt, Walter Steinbok, Logan Rausch, Harrison Militello. Photo Courtesy of Jeff Steinbok.