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King County weather: Dec. 3-5

Here is your King County area weather forecast for Dec. 3-5, 2021. Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46 degrees. Friday night: A 40… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2021

 

A pedestrian walks along Snoqualmie Parkway in October 2019. File photo

Snoqualmie City Council outlines priorities for state legislators in 2022

The Snoqualmie City Council has listed funding for the Snoqualmie Parkway and expanding the city’s community center as the top two priorities in the draft… Continue reading

 

Keith Wagoner

Senator becomes first GOP candidate for secretary of state

Sen. Keith Wagoner will challenge Democrat Steve Hobbs, who was appointed to the statewide post in November

 

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U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier visits North Bend to promote infrastructure bill

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier visited North Bend on Nov. 29 as part of a districtwide tour to support the passage of the $1.2 trillion federal… Continue reading

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Snoqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge & Spa. File photo

Snoqualmie Tribe concerned with unregulated air traffic at Snoqualmie Falls

Tribe urges federal regulators to introduce flight restrictions over sacred site.

Snoqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge & Spa. File photo
The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

FEMA to send mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit to Western Washington

The mobile site is set to open Dec. 20 in Federal Way; additional locations to come.

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Aftermath of crash at intersection of NE Woodinville Duvall Road and West Snoqualmie Valley Road (Screenshot from King County Sheriff's Office Facebook account)

Teen walks away from horrible crash in rural East King County

First responders found the overturned and crushed vehicle abandoned near Duvall.

Aftermath of crash at intersection of NE Woodinville Duvall Road and West Snoqualmie Valley Road (Screenshot from King County Sheriff's Office Facebook account)
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Washington health officials discuss response to new COVID variant

Things will be handled with Omicron variant similar to the Delta variant.

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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife workers extract eggs from a female kokanee at the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery. Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Kokanee salmon make a comeback in Zackuse Creek

The fish are historically significant to the Snoqualmie Tribe.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife workers extract eggs from a female kokanee at the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery. Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record
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As new COVID-19 variant looms, vaccination disparities linger in King County

County data shows gaps among age, geography and race.

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King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn

King County Councilmember Dunn will challenge Rep. Kim Schrier for U.S. Congress seat

The current County Councilmember would be following in his late mother’s footsteps

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn
Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO

King County and Port of Seattle to collaborate on waste-to-fuel study

The study is aimed at identifying logistics of developing aviation fuel out of municipal garbage.

Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO
File photo. Snoqualmie City Clerk Jodi Warren swears in re-elected councilmembers Katherine Ross and Sean Sundwall in 2020 city council meeting.

Snoqualmie City Council looks to appoint new member

The Snoqualmie City Council will have a vacant position to fill beginning in 2022, as Councilmember Katherine Ross will leave her seat Jan. 1 to… Continue reading

File photo. Snoqualmie City Clerk Jodi Warren swears in re-elected councilmembers Katherine Ross and Sean Sundwall in 2020 city council meeting.
James Aquirre (middle left) being sworn in by Police Chief Perry Phipps (middle right) at a city council meeting on Aug. 9, 2021. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

Investigators secure video evidence in Snoqualmie officer-involved shooting

Investigators with the King County Independent Force Investigation Team (IFIT) said they have acquired additional video of the officer-involved shooting in North Bend last week… Continue reading

James Aquirre (middle left) being sworn in by Police Chief Perry Phipps (middle right) at a city council meeting on Aug. 9, 2021. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.
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Department of Health announces QR code verification program to prove vaccination status

WA Verify is intended to make vaccine verification simpler and more efficient.

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Mid-afternoon traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Nov. 22 near Everett. Dan Bates/The Herald

Thanksgiving traffic forecast is heavier than pre-pandemic

Drivers and ferry riders could be in for long waits, depending on when they go.

Mid-afternoon traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Nov. 22 near Everett. Dan Bates/The Herald
Patti Cole-Trindall

King County Executive appoints Patti Cole-Tindall as interim sheriff

Cole-Tindall has a background in the sheriff’s office and county government.

Patti Cole-Trindall
Comparison map between current district map and proposed draft. (Screenshot from King County’s website)

King County proposes redistricting map, asks for feedback from public

Public invited to comment at November 30 public hearing.

Comparison map between current district map and proposed draft. (Screenshot from King County’s website)
King County Councilmember-elect Sarah Perry and a celebration photo, courtesy of her campaign manager Robby Paige.

Sarah Perry pushes 20-year incumbent out of King County Council District 3 position

By Hannah Saunders, For Sound Publishing Following her first campaign for a governmental position, Sarah Perry won the King County Council District 3 election over… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2021
King County Councilmember-elect Sarah Perry and a celebration photo, courtesy of her campaign manager Robby Paige.
Tony Persson, general manager of the North Bend Ace Hardware. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

Lack of transit, housing crisis and pandemic fuel local labor shortage

There are nearly 3,000 unfilled positions in the Snoqualmie Valley.

Tony Persson, general manager of the North Bend Ace Hardware. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.