Conor Wilson

Elected officials prepare to break ground on the State Route 18/I-90 interchange project. From left: Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross, State Rep. Lisa Callan, U.S. Rep Kim Schrier, State Sen. Mark Mullet, Snoqualmie Tribal Chairman Robert de los Angeles. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Leaders celebrate start of SR 18/I-90 interchange construction

Work on the infamous interchange is expected to begin in November and alleviate congestion

 

Carnation Cow, by Monica Jolley

King County’s small farmers need livestock processing options

Carnation Farms’ processing plant was a critical resource for many small livestock producers.

 

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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.

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
State Route 18 near Snoqualmie. Courtesy Photo.
State Route 18 near Snoqualmie. Courtesy Photo.
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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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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.
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
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