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Snoqualmie Casino unveils first Seahawks-themed table games pit

The Snoqualmie Casino unveiled the first immersive Seahawks-branded table game experience Sept. 18 in a ribbon cutting dedication with Snoqualmie Tribe Council members and Snoqualmie… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2020

 

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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

 

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

 

Amazon adds more office space to Bellevue, now as many new jobs as HQ2

The office space for an additional 10,000 jobs, making it 25,000 coming to downtown, is expected to complete in 2023.

Fall City’s first coffee shop, Aroma Coffee, opens Sept. 11

The shop has been 13 years in the making.

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

A team of computational scientists has developed web-based software that maps the virus’ protein spikes.

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Stores to distribute 750,000 purchased by King County starting Aug. 24

  • Aug 24, 2020
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Why we should reconsider nuclear power | Brunell

If Americans are to receive all of their electricity without coal and natural gas by 2035, they will need nuclear power. Even if Washingtonians, who… Continue reading

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North Bend begins distributing biz relief funds

North Bend provided 50 local businesses and organizations a slice of the city’s share of the federal CARES Act. To date, the city has delivered… Continue reading

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Buckshot Honey opens with a bang

The restaurant is now serving customers in downtown Snoqualmie.

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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

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Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

Wearing a mask saves lives and saves jobs. And all across the state, Washington employers are leading by example in the fight to stop the… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2020
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2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT | Car review

OK folks, buckle your seatbelts. This week’s tester is the 2020 Dodge Charge SRT Hellcat Widebody, the most powerful, and fastest mass-produced sedan in the… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020
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BMW X3 xDrive 30e | Car review

With forces like BMW pushing, it’s only a matter of time before hybrid, then electric, technology replaces the gas combustion engine just like it replaced… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020
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North Bend Theatre powers through the pandemic

Staff at the historic theater are finding new ways to connect to audiences as they prepare to reopen

Beth Burrows, left, and Skyler Possert sit inside the North Bend Theatre. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
The Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie received $50,000 in relief funding. Photo courtesy of the Northwest Railway Museum

Snoqualmie, North Bend divvy up CARES funding

The two cities received hundreds of thousands of dollars, much of which will go to local businesses.

The Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie received $50,000 in relief funding. Photo courtesy of the Northwest Railway Museum
A new measure from the King County Council could increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas of King County. File photo

County measure would increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas

Staff report Legislation the King County Council passed June 23 could lead to increased flexibility for restaurants, retail shops, and providers of certain personal services… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2020
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China’s push for high-tech dominance

The country’s control of rare earth metals will give it a key advantage in this fight.

  • Jun 23, 2020
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From markets to farm stands, Snoqualmie Valley flower farmers adapt to pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has cut many farmers off from traditional vending locations.

Snoqualmie Casino is located at 37500 SE North Bend Way, Snoqualmie. Courtesy photo

Snoqualmie Casino reopens June 11 with social distancing, other safety measures

Staff report Snoqualmie Casino will reopen to the general public at 6 a.m. June 11, following its closure from Washington’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” directives.… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2020
Snoqualmie Casino is located at 37500 SE North Bend Way, Snoqualmie. Courtesy photo