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Special filing period opens next week for uncontested offices, including Fall City Metro Park District seat

King County Elections will hold a special candidate filing period 8:30 a.m.…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

 

North Bend downtown plaza construction began Monday; North Bend Way to close occasionally for work, scheduled to be complete in November

Construction on the North Bend Downtown Plaza project began on Monday of…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

 

Duvall’s Main Street, S.R. 203, now open; culvert project finishes two days early

Contractors with Interwest Construction have completed a culvert project on S.R. 203…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

 

Local police plan to enforce distracted driving law with education, citations

It’s time for Valley drivers to hang up the phone while on…

Snoqualmie woman died Saturday after fall on downtown sidewalk

A 57-year-old Snoqualmie woman found lying on the ground Saturday morning at…

Downtown North Bend Way, Main, and Ballarat to be partially closed for Block Party, car show this weekend

Several sections of downtown North Bend will be closed to vehicle traffic…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital receives trauma center designation, makes progress in affiliation process

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is now able to provide emergency medical care to…

Valley dance teacher nominated for national choreography award

Local dance teacher and choreographer Katie Black will be heading to Hollywood…

Savor Snoqualmie opens survey to collect feedback on local shopping habits

Savor Snoqualmie Valley, a program coordinated by Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust,…

Snoqualmie Council rejects extending noise hours on summer weekends

The Snoqualmie City Council on July 10 unanimously struck down an ordinance…

Blotter: Car loses wheel on Hwy 18; small fires keep local departments busy

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Jul 19th, 2017

City candidates debate need for growth in Snoqualmie, mill site, affordable housing, bond issues

Last week in Snoqualmie, democracy looked like a room full of about…

Tolt Hill Bridge now open to non-commercial vehicles; opening is temporary, pending future repairs

The Tolt Hill Bridge, closed to all traffic since June 16, will…

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Elections office adds new ballot drop boxes; Valley has locations in Fall City and Snoqualmie

King County Elections is opening 10 new drop boxes in time for…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Countywide burn ban takes effect Saturday, July 14

King County, with the support of the King County Fire Chiefs Association,…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

E.J. Roberts Park play structure deemed unsafe, city plans to review replacement options July 26, Aug. 23

The city of North Bend recently inspected the playground structure at EJ…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Hoax robo-calls using City of Snoqualmie caller ID being made to residents; city advises not answering calls

Snoqualmie city staff have announced that a hoax caller, using a city…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Historic Duvall newspapers, Duvall Citizen, Carnavall Reporter, now available online

According to a 1962 edition of the Carnavall Reporter newspaper, a sirloin…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Many sports, just one wheel: North American Unicycling Championships arrive in North Bend Sunday

After 15 years, the North American Unicycling Convention and Championships are returning…

Blotter: Two air conditioners plugged into one outlet was a bad idea; tired-out swimmer needs help getting back across the river

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Preservation group seeks to stop Dahlgren development, purchase ‘mule pasture’ land for park

North Bend citizens are speaking up for their beloved open spaces, and…

Affordable Housing Council endorses County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson

The Affordable Housing Council of the Master Builders Association of King and…

  • Jul 8th, 2017

County starts design on repairs to Tolt Hill Bridge; no decision yet on opening bridge to limited traffic

Closed since the evening of June 16 for safety reasons, the Tolt…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Developers discuss mill site projects at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Members of the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce got a chance to…

Local agencies retrieve 17 tubers from Snoqualmie River in two water rescues Wednesday evening

Two water rescues and a motorcycle accident near Fall City made for…

North Bend hosts public meeting on land acquisition for parks, potential funding sources, Tuesday

The city of North Bend has scheduled a town hall public meeting…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Snoqualmie City Council race is on Aug. 1 primary ballot: Meet the three city candidates

The primary election is less than a month away, Aug. 1, and…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Chamber hosts candidate forum for Snoqualmie races on Aug. 1 primary ballot, Tuesday, July 11

The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Snoqualmie Valley…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Snoqualmie mayoral candidates tackle growth, finance, other city issues in Q&A

The primary election is less than a month away, Aug. 1, and…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Blotter | Injured woman limps home with help of friend; dogs home alone escape house fire unharmed

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Jul 5th, 2017

E.J. Roberts Park expansion project is running out of time

A five-acre parcel of land next to North Bend’s E.J. Roberts Park…

Eastside Fire implements annual burn ban, through Sept. 30

Eastside Fire & Rescue started its annual moratorium on burning June 15.…

  • Jul 4th, 2017

North Bend reminds residents of fireworks safety

North Bend officials remind residents that only common fireworks are legal within…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Snoqualmie reminds citizens that all aerial fireworks are illegal in the city

The Snoqualmie Police and Fire Departments will be focusing on fireworks safety…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Snoqualmie taking public comment on proposed affordable housing development

Panorama Apartments LLC, a subsidiary of DevCo, has applied to the city…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Women in local government positions keep Valley cities vibrant | Women in Business 2017

Inspired by our Women in Business special section, running this week on…

Open house on I-90 peak-use shoulder lane project is Thursday in Issaquah

The Washington State Department of Transportation is inviting people who use Interstate…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

FBI announces arrest of man believed to be AK-47 Bandit, who robbed a North Bend bank in 2012

A joint law enforcement effort over the past week has resulted in…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Blotter: Soda-throwing teens kicked out of store; Driver, pets, escape vehicle fire at Snoqualmie Point Park

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Jun 28th, 2017