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Fireworks ban takes effect this year in unincorporated King County

The new law does not extend to cities, which each have their own regulations around fireworks.

 

The Sammamish Valley is home to a collection of farms, wineries and tasting rooms. File photo
The Sammamish Valley is home to a collection of farms, wineries and tasting rooms. File photo

King County continues to grapple with alcohol rules in rural areas

Much of the debate surrounds wineries, breweries and distilleries operating as retail businesses.

 

County Executive Dow Constantine (center) speaks outside of a plane that landed at King County Airport March 2, carrying 12,000 kokanee salmon eggs, with Kokanee Work Group Recovery Program Manager Perry Falcone (L) and Snoqualmie Tribal Councilmember Bill Sweet. Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

Local kokanee salmon reach new preservation milestone

King County scientists recently celebrated flying fish. The celebration came March 2 as a plane carrying 12,000 Lake Sammamish kokanee salmon eggs landed at the… Continue reading

 

Jim Curtis at the Tahoma National Cemetery. Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Local veterans face challenges with health care

As Jim Curtis walks the ground of the Tahoma National Cemetery, visiting the gravesite of an old Marine Corps friend, a helicopter flies overhead. Curtis,… Continue reading

Jim Curtis at the Tahoma National Cemetery. Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record
State Route 18 near Snoqualmie. Courtesy Photo.
State Route 18 near Snoqualmie. Courtesy Photo.
Sarah Perry, King County Council

King County Councilmember Sarah Perry shares her priorities for Eastside

New District 3 King County Councilmember Sarah Perry has outlined behavioral health, protecting the natural environment, helping small businesses and equitable access to housing and… Continue reading

Sarah Perry, King County Council
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State legislators unsure if federal infrastructure law will help Highway 18

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier (D-District 8) held a press conference Dec. 13 in North Bend to discuss how the new federal infrastructure bill could help… Continue reading

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Sarah Perry (L) and Kathy Lambert. File Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

Perry leads Lambert for King County Council District 3 seat

Challenger Sarah Perry leads 20-year incumbent Kathy Lambert in the District 3 race for the King County Council as of Nov. 2. Perry has received… Continue reading

Sarah Perry (L) and Kathy Lambert. File Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.
Matt Axe, the Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator with the King Conservation District, speaks to homeowner Anita Kissee-Wilder about fire reduction strategies at her home in North Bend on Aug. 24. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

King County braces for more wildfires in rural areas

Firefighters have already responded to a number of large fires.

Matt Axe, the Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator with the King Conservation District, speaks to homeowner Anita Kissee-Wilder about fire reduction strategies at her home in North Bend on Aug. 24. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.
A map of heat across the Northwest on June 28, the hottest day in Seattle history. Photo courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

June heatwave, COVID overwhelm regional hospitals

While Lucy Goodson, a third-year resident at the University of Washington Department of Emergency Medicine, was working during the region’s historic heatwave in June, the… Continue reading

A map of heat across the Northwest on June 28, the hottest day in Seattle history. Photo courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Highline College in Des Moines is one of the most diverse higher education institutions in Washington state. File photo

State looks at college enrollment goals for high school students

“We want to close racial and ethnic gaps.”

Highline College in Des Moines is one of the most diverse higher education institutions in Washington state. File photo
District 3 King County Council candidates, left to right: Sarah Perry, Kathy Lambert and Joe Cohen. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Lambert leads District 3 primary for King County Council

District 3 includes Snoqualmie, North Bend, Issaquah, Sammamish, Redmond and Woodinville.

District 3 King County Council candidates, left to right: Sarah Perry, Kathy Lambert and Joe Cohen. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record
Cows at Tollgate Farm Park in North Bend. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record

State’s dairy workers begin earning overtime with new law

“This bill corrects a historic injustice,” said Sen. Karen Keiser (D-Des Moines).

Cows at Tollgate Farm Park in North Bend. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record
The U.S. The Forest Service announced that camp fires are prohibited in the Mt.Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest beginning July 30. File photo

Fires banned in Snoqualmie National Forest

The U.S. The Forest Service announced that camp fires are prohibited in the Mt.Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest beginning July 30. The ban will last indefinitely until… Continue reading

The U.S. The Forest Service announced that camp fires are prohibited in the Mt.Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest beginning July 30. File photo
District 3 King County Council candidates, left to right: Sarah Perry, Kathy Lambert and Joe Cohen. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record

King County Council candidates discuss Valley’s transit, business, homeless issues

District 3 hopefuls meet in North Bend forum.

District 3 King County Council candidates, left to right: Sarah Perry, Kathy Lambert and Joe Cohen. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record