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Snoqualmie firefighter deploys to NorCal

Snoqualmie firefighter deploys to NorCal

Snoqualmie firefighter deploys to NorCal

  • Sep 30, 2020
Snoqualmie firefighter deploys to NorCal
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Snoqualmie to resume fingerprinting for concealed pistol licenses

City seeks contract with third-party company after pandemic halts first time license applications.

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Snoqualmie’s skate arena opens Oct. 18

Snoqualmie’s skate arena opens Oct. 18

A long-awaited ice skating arena is set to open in October in Snoqualmie Ridge despite the pandemic. The Sno-King Snoqualmie Ice Arena is set to… Continue reading

Snoqualmie’s skate arena opens Oct. 18
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5th Legislative District: Ramos, Moninski talk business and economy

The candidates squared off at an Issaquah Chamber of Commerce forum.

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Snoqualmie train rides return on Oct. 3

Train excursions at the Northwest Railway Museum will resume on Oct. 3 in the upper Snoqualmie Valley. The popular train rides are scheduled to continue… Continue reading

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Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges

A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

A new paper outlines a potential plan for the region.

High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study
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.

North Bend City Hall. Courtesy of northbendwa.gov
Candidates from 5th and 41st districts to appear on televised forum
Candidates from 5th and 41st districts to appear on televised forum
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?

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.

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

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.

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

King County moves to Stage 2 burn ban

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

  • Sep 8, 2020
King County moves to Stage 2 burn ban