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Suspect arrested for kidnapping after welfare check | Police blotter for April 23 to 28

Saturday, April 21 Suspicious Circumstances: Someone came to the reporting party’s door on Satterlee Ave. Southeast and tried to open it. A ring doorbell camera… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

Construction kicks off in Bellevue for $250M Overlake expansion

Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue is starting the largest expansion in its 58-year history.

King County adopts prepaid ballot postage

Designed to improve voter turnout, the measure was approved in time for the 2018 midterm elections.

Scam Warning: The jury duty arrest warrant scam is back

King County Police emphasize that they will never call and request money or gift card numbers.

  • May 10, 2018

Suspects steal $500 worth of wine | Police blotter for April 28 – May 4

The blotter does not represent each incident involving Snoqualmie police.

  • May 9, 2018
As proposed by King County Public Health, safe drug consumption sites would feature medical personnel with naloxone to prevent overdose deaths and sterile needles for drug users to prevent the spread of disease. Photo by Todd Huffman/Wikipedia Commons

Safe drug site challenge heads to state Supreme Court

The case will determine if an initiative banning the project in King County can go to the ballot.

As proposed by King County Public Health, safe drug consumption sites would feature medical personnel with naloxone to prevent overdose deaths and sterile needles for drug users to prevent the spread of disease. Photo by Todd Huffman/Wikipedia Commons

New audit highlights the shortcomings of King County’s regional homelessness plan

The stats don’t lie—the system isn’t working.

Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County and Seattle agree to restructure regional homelessness programs

The move comes after calls for change from advocates within the system.

Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety
Photo by Ben Kerckx/Pixabay

King County task force to explore solutions to ‘recycling crisis’

With tighter regulations affecting the flow of recyclables in the U.S., officials look for new avenues for the region’s paper waste.

Photo by Ben Kerckx/Pixabay

Secretary of State pushes for pre-paid postage for ballots

Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.

North Bend, Snoqualmie mayors talk affordable housing, development

Mayors give annual State of the City addresses during chamber event.

New Videos on Isackson Sawmill from Fall City Historical Society

The historical society plans to arrange a sawmill tour again this year.

  • May 1, 2018

Snoqualmie Valley Record publisher adds Seattle Weekly to line-up

Regional publisher oversees 7 Eastside publications, along with Seattle Weekly

  • May 1, 2018

Eastside state legislators talk carbon fees, housing and cars at UW Bothell

Eastside lawmakers met on April 26 for a debrief with constituent businesses.

Snoqualmie skate park on track for late-summer opening

Twenty years after it was built, a Snoqualmie park could offer a place for skaters.

Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

King County employment numbers continue to rise

New statistics show a decrease in unemployment and higher average pay, but the growth may start to slow.

Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

Encompass begins work on new Snoqualmie expansion

The organization is planning to construct a facility for their child care services on the honey farm property, which they purchased in 2017.

I-90 construction to cause 24-hour lane closures

The construction will happen east of Snoqualmie Pass beginning on April 30.

  • Apr 27, 2018
All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The never-ending search for an effective King County homeless plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

Reporting party witnesses their vehicle being prowled | Police blotter for April 12-20

The blotter does not represent each incident involving Snoqualmie police.

  • Apr 24, 2018