Police seize gold bars, guns during Bellevue search in massive marijuana grow-op bust

Police searched 10 King County locations during investigation; 60 arrested so far.


County transfer stations to require some materials be recycled starting Jan. 2

Items that can be recycled will have to be, starting Jan. 2, at King County transfer stations.

  • Dec 14, 2017


Blotter: Frequent falls keep Fall City Fire busy; incense and smoke machine trigger false alarms in Snoqualmie

Fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Dec 13, 2017


State patrol investigating Dec. 4 I-90 collision, asking witnesses to report what they saw

Washington State Patrol is investigating the Dec. 4 accident on Interstate 90 at S.R. 18, and encouraging people who may have witnessed the reported erratic… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017

North Bend names new park, plans public input meeting Jan. 24 to discuss programming options for 32-acre Tennant Trailhead Park

The city of North Bend and Si View Metro Parks have named the newly acquired future park, 32 acres at the foothills of Rattlesnake Ridge.… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017

Aggressive coyote encounters in Snoqualmie trigger uptick in police calls; city responds with safety information

Snoqualmie’s strong uptick in calls to police about coyotes carousing in Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhoods started to decline about the middle of last week, says Snoqualmie… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

Legislative breakfast to preview next session set for Jan. 4 at Bellevue Hyatt Regency

The East King County Chambers Coalition has announced its annual legislative breakfast will be held at 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

North Bend surveys citizens on police survey; online survey is available through Dec. 22

North Bend residents and business owners are encouraged to take a confidential online survey designed to provide city staff with a better understanding of the… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2017

Fall City Post Office extends Saturday hours during holiday season

The Fall City Post Office, 4225 335th Pl. SE., is extending its hours of retail operation during the busy holiday mailing season to assist customers… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2017

Car traveling too fast on WB I-90 causes accident during Wednesday morning commute

A traffic jam on Interstate 90 near Issaquah Wednesday morning was caused by a one-vehicle accident. The driver, Joe Tran, 46, of Auburn, according to… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Blotter: Son locks Mom out of house to avoid hauling firewood; Blocked drive-through creates hazard for restaurant customers

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department Sunday, Nov. 19 Theft: At 3:55 p.m., a… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Snoqualmie council votes to take 1 percent property tax increase for 2018

In a 5-2 vote, the Snoqualmie City Council on Nov. 27 approved a property tax increase by the maximum limit of 1 percent for 2018… Continue reading

Valley organizations form coalition to improve public transportation options for residents

Transportation in and around the Valley continuously faces challenges, but a new group of representatives of organizations in the area is hoping to make some… Continue reading

Monday accident injures two, blocks afternoon commute on I-90 for two hours

A 27-year-old North Bend man involved in the three-car collision that closed most of eastbound Interstate 90 Monday afternoon was arrested on a charge of… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Collision at S.R. 18 blocks three lanes of eastbound I-90

Three lanes of eastbound Interstate 90 are closed at the intersection of S.R. 18, (milepost 25) due to a collision. Police, fire and medical aid… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017
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Fall City legislator aims to make all legislators subject to public records requests in 2018

Rep. Paul Graves (R) of Fall City, in his second year as a state legislator, is proposing an end to a form of special treatment… Continue reading

Paul Graves

Microsoft announces massive expansion to Redmond campus

Microsoft announced Nov. 30 that it will begin construction on a massive overhaul and expansion of its facilities in Redmond. Microsoft, which settled in the… Continue reading

Coyote reports increasing on Snoqualmie Ridge; residents urged to report all coyote and bear sightings

An aggressive coyote on Snoqualmie Ridge, in the 35000 block of SE Swenson Street, was reported to police Thursday evening, Nov. 30, around 6 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

North Bend Way to close Saturday afternoon for city’s holiday festival

North Bend Way, between Bendigo Boulevard and Main Avenue in North Bend will be closed on Saturday, for the city’s holiday festival, Holly Days. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Valley voters choose new school board members in final election results

Separated by only 44 votes in the race for Snoqualmie City Council, Position 6, incumbent Sean Sundwall was certified as the election winner Tuesday with… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017