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File photo courtesy of Sound Transit

ORCA cards now free for seniors, disabled and low-income commuters

Changes increase access to transit services in the Puget Sound region

  • Jul 3, 2018
File photo courtesy of Sound Transit

New bus route connects Duvall to Monroe

The new bus routes start on Aug. 1 and will be about a 90 minute route.

  • Jul 2, 2018

King County Metro implements a new $2.75 fare on July 1

Riders will no longer pay additional surcharges for zones or travel during peak commute hours.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Opioid prevention campaign kicks off in Washington

Initiative shines light on the risks of prescription opioid addiction and overdose.

  • Jun 28, 2018
Jake Ehrlick and Mallory Golic received Senior Boy and Senior Girl award for their contributions to Mt. Si High School. Courtesy photo

Mt. Si seniors receive Senior Boy and Senior Girl Awards

Jake Ehrlick, Mallory Golic recognized for their contributions to Mt. Si High School.

Jake Ehrlick and Mallory Golic received Senior Boy and Senior Girl award for their contributions to Mt. Si High School. Courtesy photo

Wastemobile’s hazardous waste collection comes to Snoqualmie

Locals can throw away their household hazardous waste materials on July 6 through 8.

  • Jun 27, 2018

Transition Learning Center celebrates four graduates

The Transition Learning Center celebrated its graduation ceremony on June 7.

  • Jun 26, 2018

King County Sheriff’s deputies to patrol local parks

The deputies will carry out safety patrols on King County parks and trails for leashed pets.

  • Jun 22, 2018
Three valedictorians, Christina Williams, Elizabeth Bourgault and Rachel Brucchieri speak at the Mount Si High School graduation ceremony. Photo courtesy of Mount Si High School

Mount Si High School sends off class of 2018

The Mount Si High School class of 2018 sent off 406 seniors during their graduation ceremony.

  • Jun 22, 2018
Three valedictorians, Christina Williams, Elizabeth Bourgault and Rachel Brucchieri speak at the Mount Si High School graduation ceremony. Photo courtesy of Mount Si High School
A still from Mitzi Peirone’s film “Braid”, described as a “fever dream” that is “blurring the line between dreams and reality.” Courtesy of the North Bend Film Festival

North Bend Film Festival announces first wave of programming

The film festival will run from August 23 to 26 and feature numerous films and VR experiences.

  • Jun 22, 2018
A still from Mitzi Peirone’s film “Braid”, described as a “fever dream” that is “blurring the line between dreams and reality.” Courtesy of the North Bend Film Festival

Bob Ferguson launches website for human trafficking victims

The website will provide a hub for services and resources for labor and sex trafficking victims.

  • Jun 21, 2018

New bus service connects downtown with Snoqualmie Ridge

The new hourly Snoqualmie Valley Transportation service will connect neighborhoods to the city.

  • Jun 21, 2018

Door-to-door SVT bus service expands

The service will expand to include all of Snoqualmie valley and Monroe.

  • Jun 20, 2018

The King County Library System invites locals to cool down

King County Libraries are air conditioned and an option for locals to stay cool during summer heat.

  • Jun 19, 2018

Cooling locations open to the public during excessive heat

Locals should get ready for temperatures upwards of 90 degrees Fahrenheit for the next few days.

  • Jun 19, 2018
Photo courtesy of King County

Third Trailhead Direct route will serve Mailbox Peak

The newest transit-to-trails service will make it safer, more convenient to explore Mailbox Peak.

  • Jun 18, 2018
Photo courtesy of King County

Snoqualmie Skatepark construction approved

The Snoqualmie Skatepark will soon begin construction now that the project has found funding.

  • Jun 15, 2018

Heirloom Cookshop sells out at First Green Market

The Heirloom Green Market will take place on Fridays from 2 to 7 p.m.

  • Jun 14, 2018
The eight scouts pose with their accumulative badges after earning their Eagle Scout ranks. Photo courtesy of Troop 466

Eight North Bend boy scouts earn Eagle Scout rank

The eight scouts will participate in a special ceremony on June 16.

  • Jun 13, 2018
The eight scouts pose with their accumulative badges after earning their Eagle Scout ranks. Photo courtesy of Troop 466

Fall City Day brings the Valley together to celebrate community

This year was the 46th annual Fall City Day.