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U.S. Marines who died in crane collapse honored in North Bend march

Andrew Yoder, North Bend resident, and Travis Corbet died in Seattle structure failure.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

Catch a train: WA considers an Auburn to Spokane rail line

An east-west route could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

County road closures in place after downpour

Snoqualmie and Tolt rivers flooding Friday afternoon.

  • Dec 20, 2019
Courtesy of the Si View Metropolitan Park District website
                                Rendering of the Torguson Skatepark plan.

Major updates for Torguson Skatepark in North Bend

Total redevelopment, expansion, new features.

Courtesy of the Si View Metropolitan Park District website
                                Rendering of the Torguson Skatepark plan.
Image from the United States Geological Survey website

Quake felt near Fall City

Measured at about 3.4 magnitude.

  • Dec 20, 2019
Image from the United States Geological Survey website

Regional homelessness authority approved by King County, Seattle

The authority will consolidate crisis response and services into one entity.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.

  • Dec 16, 2019
Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

King, Pierce county officials want answers on Sound Transit fare enforcement disparities

The transit agency reported in October that black riders were more likely than others to get fined.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo
SnoValley Tilth announced they are no longer hosting or managing Carnation Farmers Market. Photo courtesy of Carnation Farmers Market Facebook

SnoValley Tilth turns Carnation Farmers Market over to the community

SnoValley Tilth is prepared to assist the community with upfront support to continue the Carnation Farmers Market.

SnoValley Tilth announced they are no longer hosting or managing Carnation Farmers Market. Photo courtesy of Carnation Farmers Market Facebook
One-year-old Julian Gale says hello to the passengers behind him on the Santa Train.

50th annual Santa Train rolls through town

Northwest Railway Museum’s holiday tradition takes passengers on an adventure.

One-year-old Julian Gale says hello to the passengers behind him on the Santa Train.

Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote

Seattle’s homelessness committee aligned the city’s plan with King County’s.

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the coming months. The King County… Continue reading

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

K-9 police program approved for Snoqualmie

Pooch will be used for educational purposes as well as police work

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

New 1-90 ramp opens

The ramp was created to improve congestion and traffic safety.

File photo/ Snoqualmie City Hall.

Snoqualmie council nixes proposed property tax rate

Ordinance amended and lively discussion ensues.

File photo/ Snoqualmie City Hall.

Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.