William Shaw

It’s time for action on drowsy driving

One month ago, Robert Goodwin and Sean and Michelle Lindsey were living out their lives just like the rest of us. Sadly, their precious lives were cut short by sudden and senseless tragedies.

Constantine must do more for Snoqualmie Valley

With months of campaigning behind him, and with his sweeping November vote tallies counted and certified, Dow Constantine officially took office as the new King County Executive on Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Go outside (the big city) and play

I grew up in this area in the 1960s and early 70s. To us kids, anything a mile from our street or our neighborhood was exotic and different. But when our mothers told us to “go outside and play,” we got on our bikes and cheerfully ranged far from home — probably farther than our parents would ever permit, had they known!

When a light goes out in the Valley

When a local retailer goes permanently dark due to the challenging economic environment, we all lose.

Don’t forget to vote in the August primary election

In the Tuesday, Aug. 18, primary election, Snoqualmie Valley voters get their say on races, including a three-way race between Scott Hodgins, Geoff Doy and Paul Houldridge for Snoqualmie Valley School District’s open district 1 seat, and a seven-person King County Executive slate.

Drowsy driving: a quiet pandemic

Three short years ago this week, an 18-year-old young woman named Laura fell asleep. Her falling asleep quickly resulted in a nightmare.

….and a good time was had by all.

North Bend should be very proud in how well its June 27 Centennial Block Party went off.

Snoqualmie School Board’s Lerner sends wrong message in school choice

This week we are running a story about Kathryn Lerner, a school board member, sending her child to an out-of-district high school. I do respect the fact that she did this above board and have a lot of respect for her as a school board member. I think she has been a strong replacement for Kim Horn.