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Snoqualmie Tribal Chairman Robert de los Angeles. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

Snoqualmie Tribe’s Vaccine Partnership wins county award for community resilience

As of Sept. 28, East King County and the cities of Sammamish and Issaquah have some of the highest vaccination rates in the state.

Snoqualmie Tribal Chairman Robert de los Angeles. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.
Photo courtesy of Empower Youth Network Facebook page

Empower Youth Network seeks volunteers for mentorship program

The program’s goal is to have about 10 to 15 per school.

Photo courtesy of Empower Youth Network Facebook page
East DDC building front where postal workers held an informational picket (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

Postal workers protest the “The Great Mail Slowdown” in East King County

Union spokespeople say the closure of the East DDC will effect delivery times across the region.

East DDC building front where postal workers held an informational picket (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
Participants in the Walk To End Alzheimer’s (courtesy of Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter)

Walk To End Alzheimer’s raises $117,000

Proceeds from the event fund Alzheimer’s and dementia research and helps to support patients.

  • Oct 1, 2021
Participants in the Walk To End Alzheimer’s (courtesy of Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter)
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Woodinville Fire & Rescue joins Eastside Fire & Rescue as contract for service begins

The ten-year contract for service is expected to decrease costs and to expand emergency services.

  • Oct 1, 2021
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Richard Sherman speaks on mental health stigma that prevented him from asking for help

After signing with Tampa Bay, Sherman says he was “proud” to ask for help after arrest.

Screenshot taken from Sept. 29 press conference from Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Youtube
Fentanyl-related deaths in King County over past few years (courtesy of Public Health – Seattle & King County)

King County councilmember sounds alarm on fentanyl problem in the region

Reagan Dunn is proposing increased resources in next budget to help lower rate of fentanyl deaths.

Fentanyl-related deaths in King County over past few years (courtesy of Public Health – Seattle & King County)
Front bar at Bellevue’s Civility & Unrest (courtesy of Civility & Unrest)

Two of James Beard Award-winning chef Jason Wilson’s restaurants to reopen in October

The Lakehouse plans to reopen Oct. 12 and Civility & Unrest reopens Oct. 14.

Front bar at Bellevue’s Civility & Unrest (courtesy of Civility & Unrest)
Courtesy of Fall City Community Association.

Fall City Fire Department to host vaccine clinic

The Fall City Fire Department will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Sunday, Oct. 3, at its department building located at 4301 334th place SE.… Continue reading

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Taco Time Northwest tries raising wages to $20/hour to compete in a difficult labor market

The local fast-food chain will pilot the new wage increase at three King County locations.

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Cars lined up at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital on March 26 as people awaited their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the hospital’s first mass vaccination event.

COVID-19 cases in Valley remain near county average

COVID-19 cases have varied across the Snoqualmie Valley over the last two weeks as case rates begin to level off in the county and state.… Continue reading

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Cars lined up at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital on March 26 as people awaited their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the hospital’s first mass vaccination event.
Co-owners Sarah Cassidy and Luke Woodward stand in front of The Grange (photo by Cameron Sheppard)

How a Duvall restaurant makes a true farm-to-table experience

The Grange prepares sustainably produced meals pulled from the soil of the Snoqualmie Valley.

Co-owners Sarah Cassidy and Luke Woodward stand in front of The Grange (photo by Cameron Sheppard)
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Valley could see big shift in representation with new legislative districts

Proposal underway to redraw boundaries for 5th and 13th Districts.

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Sound Transit decides on upcoming bus routes and stations

New routes will not be available until more than five years from now.

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County councilmember proposes study to understand rental housing supply, costs in unincorporated King County

If passes, study would attempt identify the effects of regulation on rental market.

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screenshot taken from Scoop Marketplace website.

Scoop Marketplace looks to cut waste out of grocery economy

The all-bulk grocery has two locations, one in Kirkland and Renton

screenshot taken from Scoop Marketplace website.
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King County’s unemployment rate lower than most of Washington

South King County has been slower to recover compared to North King County.

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A pedestrian walks along Snoqualmie Parkway in October 2019. Improvements are coming to the roadway soon, according to the city’s new transportation plan.

Snoqualmie buys time for funding to repave Snoqualmie Parkway

The Snoqualmie City Council has approved plans to add additional crack seal to Snoqualmie Parkway, between Fisher Avenue and State Route 202, in order to… Continue reading

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A pedestrian walks along Snoqualmie Parkway in October 2019. Improvements are coming to the roadway soon, according to the city’s new transportation plan.
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Snoqualmie Council members are sworn in, Feb. 2020. From left: Bob Jean, Katherine Ross, Bryan Holloway, Matt Laase, Sean Sundwall.

Snoqualmie City Council interviews six for open vacancy

The Snoqualmie City Council recently interviewed six candidates for its vacant council position at a special meeting and decided to make a further decision on… Continue reading

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Snoqualmie Council members are sworn in, Feb. 2020. From left: Bob Jean, Katherine Ross, Bryan Holloway, Matt Laase, Sean Sundwall.
Map of two-car crash on I-90 Sept. 18.

Three killed in I-90 crash near Snoqualmie

Three people died in a two-car collision on the I-90 highway just west of Snoqualmie Parkway and State Route 18 on Sept. 18, according to… Continue reading

Map of two-car crash on I-90 Sept. 18.