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Gov. Jay Inslee during his Oct. 6 news conference. (Screenshot)

Gov. Inslee loosens rules for bars, libraries and movie theaters

New rules come as coronavirus cases are on the rise statewide.

Gov. Jay Inslee during his Oct. 6 news conference. (Screenshot)
Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp

Inslee, Culp will meet in only televised debate Wednesday

The two candidates will answer questions for an hour but they will not be on stage together.

Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp
Cecil Lacy Jr. (Family photo)

Court: New trial in case of man who told police ‘Can’t breathe’

Cecil Lacy Jr. of Tulalip died in 2015 while in police custody.

Cecil Lacy Jr. (Family photo)
A Sept. 10 satellite image shows smoke from U.S. wildfires blanketing the majority of the West Coast. (European Space Agency)

University of Washington professors talk climate change, U.S.-China relations

Downside for climate policy supporters is it can risk alienating moderate or right-leaning voters.

A Sept. 10 satellite image shows smoke from U.S. wildfires blanketing the majority of the West Coast. (European Space Agency)
North Bend Public Library. Courtesy photo

North Bend book sale goes digital

Friends of North Bend Library will be selling books to help fund library programs.

North Bend Public Library. Courtesy photo
Protesters hold signs advocating a veto on Senate Bill 5395 earlier this year. WNPA News Service

Sex education in schools: What Referendum 90 is and what it isn’t

Washington voters will decide fate of controversial bill in the Nov. 3 general election.

Protesters hold signs advocating a veto on Senate Bill 5395 earlier this year. WNPA News Service
Sightseers at a Snoqualmie Falls viewpoint adjacent to the Salish Lodge & Spa on Feb. 19, 2020. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

25 COVID cases linked to Salish Lodge

Public Health is urging anyone who visited the lodge to monitor for symptoms or get tested.

Sightseers at a Snoqualmie Falls viewpoint adjacent to the Salish Lodge & Spa on Feb. 19, 2020. Natalie DeFord/staff photo
Screenshot from a recent North Bend City Council virtual meeting.

North Bend proposal targets missing ‘middle housing’

It would allow more types of housing to be built in areas of the city already zoned for cottages.

Screenshot from a recent North Bend City Council virtual meeting.
The nose of the 500th 787 Dreamliner at the assembly plant in Everett on Sept. 21, 2016. (Kevin Clark / Herald, file)

Report: Boeing will end 787 Dreamliner production in Everett

Boeing declined comment on a Wall Street Journal story saying the passenger jet’s assembly will move to South Carolina.

The nose of the 500th 787 Dreamliner at the assembly plant in Everett on Sept. 21, 2016. (Kevin Clark / Herald, file)
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?