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High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

A new paper outlines a potential plan for the region.

 

North Bend City Hall. Courtesy of northbendwa.gov

North Bend awarded $122,000 over City Hall dispute

The city’s contractor missed its construction deadline by six months.

 

In the 5th Legislative District, challenger Ingrid Anderson (D), left, is running against incumbent State Sen. Mark Mullet (D).

State Senate race: Mullet, Anderson differ on climate policy

Voters in 5th District will decide between these two Democrats in the Nov. 3 general election.

In the 5th Legislative District, challenger Ingrid Anderson (D), left, is running against incumbent State Sen. Mark Mullet (D).

Should state cover school bus costs if there are no riders?

With funding tied to getting students to school, districts are uncertain how much money they’ll receive.

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Valley Shuttle. Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley Transportation’s Facebook page.

Five-year transit plan in the works for the valley

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation outlines multiple goals for area’s towns and cities.

Valley Shuttle. Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley Transportation’s Facebook page.
A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb

Antifa isn’t starting Washington wildfires

Online conspiracy theories are spreading as the West Coast burns.

A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb
A site plan for the Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Center. Provided by the city of North Bend

Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Center could be completed by February

Construction on the project is expected to begin on Sept. 14.

A site plan for the Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Center. Provided by the city of North Bend

Seven decades later, the search for two missing Navy pilots continues

The pilots are thought to have disappeared near Black Lake, northeast of North Bend.

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

The parents were severely burned and are being treated at Harborview Medical Center

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office
A plane drops fire retardant on the Palmer Mountain Fire last week. The fire is listed as 84 percent contained, and fully lined. Laura Knowlton/Sound Publishing staff photo

Threat multiplier: How climate change, coronavirus and weather are scorching WA

Dry summer conspired with the pandemic and a wind storm.

A plane drops fire retardant on the Palmer Mountain Fire last week. The fire is listed as 84 percent contained, and fully lined. Laura Knowlton/Sound Publishing staff photo
Screenshot from the state Employment Security Department’s website at esd.wa.gov.

Workers may qualify for an extra $1,500 in unemployment back pay

A federal program will give some of the state’s unemployed a $300 weekly bump for the past five weeks.

Screenshot from the state Employment Security Department’s website at esd.wa.gov.

King County moves to Stage 2 burn ban

Outdoor fires, even barbecues or in fire pits, are now prohibited.

  • Sep 8, 2020
Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

King County faces unhealthy air quality due to wildfire smoke

Weather monitors recommend people limit time outdoors, especially children, seniors and those with heart or lung disease.

Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.
Image courtesy of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

Massive wildfires incinerate WA

All state Department of Natural Resources lands were closed to recreational activities on Sept. 8.

Image courtesy of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.
Ingrid Anderson is running against incumbent Mark Mullet for the 5th Legislative District’s Senate seat. Photo from Anderson’s campaign Facebook

Inslee endorses Anderson over Mullet for 5th District Senate seat

Mullet, the incumbent, came in second during primary, but has raised more money so far.

Ingrid Anderson is running against incumbent Mark Mullet for the 5th Legislative District’s Senate seat. Photo from Anderson’s campaign Facebook

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.

Snoqualmie’s Train Shed reopens Sept. 11

The Northwest Railway Museum is reopening the Train Shed exhibit hall on Friday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. The exhibit was closed earlier this year… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2020