Natalie DeFord

Courtesy photo. Scott Brittain and his son Ryker at Blake’s Pizzeria in Carnation (before state regulations for COVID-19 mandated restaurants switch to takeout only). Scott has been a customer since he was a kid, and now he and his family are still regulars.

In Carnation, Blake’s carries on with carryout

Community supports local pizzeria during COVID-19 pandemic.

 

For sale sign hanging in front of house. File photo

Open houses close due to coronavirus concerns

Northwest Multiple Listing Service halts large group home tours amid pandemic.

 

From left, Kristen Zuray, Wendy Laxton and Tonya Guinn speak at Trail Youth’s 2019 birthday celebration fundraiser. This year their annual event is a banquet scheduled for April 4. Courtesy photo

Trail Youth celebrates a year of coffee, positivity

Trail Youth banquet fundraiser scheduled for April 4.

 

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo. Passersby enjoy a sunny day’s view of Snoqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge Spa.

House bill 2230 passes the state Legislature

Bill would ammend property tax exemptions for tribal owned properties.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo. Passersby enjoy a sunny day’s view of Snoqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge Spa.
Jacqueline Tribble painting during a previous Finally Friday Art and Wine Walk event. Courtesy photo

Snoqualmie Arts Commission seeks programming proposals

Art Partners Program 2020.

Jacqueline Tribble painting during a previous Finally Friday Art and Wine Walk event. Courtesy photo
People enjoying the view of Snoqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge Spa in the sunshine on Feb. 19, 2020. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Snoqualmie mayor, tribal chairman spar over House bill

HB 2230 would amend tribal property tax exemption.

People enjoying the view of Snoqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge Spa in the sunshine on Feb. 19, 2020. Natalie DeFord/staff photo
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                                Manny the rooster, a cockfighting rescue, in front of supplies. Rooster Haus Rescue is stocking up, preparing to stay a while due to a landslide on 356th Drive Southeast in Fall City, a sole access road for some 75 homes.

Animal sanctuary affected by sole-access road slide in Fall City

Roosters get ready to wait it out.

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                                Manny the rooster, a cockfighting rescue, in front of supplies. Rooster Haus Rescue is stocking up, preparing to stay a while due to a landslide on 356th Drive Southeast in Fall City, a sole access road for some 75 homes.
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                                North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland (R) presents the 2019 Citizen of the Year award to North Bend resident Beth Burrows at the city’s Feb. 4, 2020 council meeting.

North Bend’s Citizen of the Year

Beth Burrows recognized for outstanding contributions to the community.

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                                North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland (R) presents the 2019 Citizen of the Year award to North Bend resident Beth Burrows at the city’s Feb. 4, 2020 council meeting.
Registered voters can fill out and submit their ballots for the King Conservation District board election on their mobile devices. Courtesy photo

King Conservation District vote is mobile

Snoqualmie-based Democracy Live allows voters to fill out their ballot electronically.

Registered voters can fill out and submit their ballots for the King Conservation District board election on their mobile devices. Courtesy photo
Snoqualmie City Hall. File photo

Snoqualmie still seeking public records software

Request for proposals reissued.

Snoqualmie City Hall. File photo
Snoqualmie City Clerk Jodi Warren swears in re-elected councilmembers Katherine Ross and Sean Sundwall at the Jan. 27 city council meeting. Courtesy photo

Snoqualmie councilmembers sworn in for new terms

Appointment of new city administrator also approved.

Snoqualmie City Clerk Jodi Warren swears in re-elected councilmembers Katherine Ross and Sean Sundwall at the Jan. 27 city council meeting. Courtesy photo
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                                Dr. James Stirrett at Bluewater Medical, his new business on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Bluewater Medical opens on Snoqualmie Ridge

New clinic offers naturopathic regenerative medicine.

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                                Dr. James Stirrett at Bluewater Medical, his new business on Snoqualmie Ridge.
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                                New Snoqualmie Casino Interim CEO and President Stanford Le.

Meet Snoqualmie Casino’s new interim CEO and president

Stanford Le brings international casino management experience into the position.

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                                New Snoqualmie Casino Interim CEO and President Stanford Le.
The archway at last year’s Relay For Life of Snoqualmie Valley event. Courtesy photo

Relay For Life of Snoqualmie Valley kickoff

Dessert auction event Feb. 1.

The archway at last year’s Relay For Life of Snoqualmie Valley event. Courtesy photo
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                                The five member Board of Commissioners for the Si View Metropolitan Park District. From left, Mark Joselyn, Susan Kelly, Catherine Fredenburg, Katie Klahn and President Bud Raisio.

Si View Metropolitan Parks District swears in new commissioners.

Klahn joins the board, community meeting next week.

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                                The five member Board of Commissioners for the Si View Metropolitan Park District. From left, Mark Joselyn, Susan Kelly, Catherine Fredenburg, Katie Klahn and President Bud Raisio.
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                                New Carnation city councilmembers Tim Harris and Adair Hawkins.

Carnation council swears in for new biennium

New members, leadership appointments.

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                                New Carnation city councilmembers Tim Harris and Adair Hawkins.
North Bend swore in its new mayor and new council members at its Jan. 7, 2020 meeting. From left: King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, North Bend council members Mary Miller, Chris Garcia, Ross Loudenback, Mayor Pro Tem Brenden Elwood, North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland, council members Alan Gothelf and Heather Koellen.

North Bend swears in new mayor, council

McFarland, Koellen, Miller join the table.

North Bend swore in its new mayor and new council members at its Jan. 7, 2020 meeting. From left: King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, North Bend council members Mary Miller, Chris Garcia, Ross Loudenback, Mayor Pro Tem Brenden Elwood, North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland, council members Alan Gothelf and Heather Koellen.
Bellevue residents Marko and Karla Ilicic play a hockey game in the Topgolf Swing Suite inside Forum Social House. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Forum Social House opens in Bellevue

Eastside gets new nightclub, mini golf, swing suites.

Bellevue residents Marko and Karla Ilicic play a hockey game in the Topgolf Swing Suite inside Forum Social House. Natalie DeFord/staff photo
Rick Rudometkin. Courtesy photo

Snoqualmie mayor appoints new interim city administrator

Rudometkin steps into the position.

Rick Rudometkin. Courtesy photo
New informational displays adorn the kiosk near the Snoqualmie Depot, depicting a walking tour of the Historic Downtown and its events. The design was created by local artist Kat Marshello. Photo courtesy of the City of Snoqualmie’s website.

New kiosk displays guide Historic Downtown Snoqualmie walk

Artowork, map helps visitors learn tales of the town.

New informational displays adorn the kiosk near the Snoqualmie Depot, depicting a walking tour of the Historic Downtown and its events. The design was created by local artist Kat Marshello. Photo courtesy of the City of Snoqualmie’s website.