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1 person seriously injured after a two-vehicle collision on I-90 near North Bend (North Bend, WA)

On Monday afternoon, one person suffered serious injuries following a traffic collision near North Bend. As per the initial information, the two-vehicle crash took place at about 2:00 p.m. on westbound Interstate 90, east of North Bend. The preliminary investigation indicated that a pickup truck crashed into a semi-truck for undetermined reasons. The driver of the pickup truck was pinned inside the vehicle and had to be extricated.
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Paddleboarder missing on Lake Keechelus

LAKE KEECHELUS, Wash. - Kittitas County Sheriff's Office has been searching for a missing paddleboarder since Sunday, May 22 with Kittitas County Search and Rescue at Lake Keechelus. The 39-year-old Sammamish man was said to have fallen off his paddleboard, and was reported missing when he didn't return to the shore.
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One person airlifted following crash on WB I-90

NORTH BEND, Wash. — One person was airlifted to a hospital following a crash on westbound Interstate 90, east of North Bend. A 57-year-old from Yelm had to be extricated from a vehicle, according to Eastside Fire & Rescue. The crash was blocking the two right lanes of I-90...

Trailhead Direct Restarts Bus Service to Hiking Trails

Nothing ruins a serene day in nature like fighting for a trailhead parking spot. Starting May 28, North Bend–bound Seattleites can skip the highway slog and parking lot shuffle thanks to King County Metro's Trailhead Direct, a seasonal bus service. A 32-seat bus departs from the Capitol Hill Link...

Monroe Police Department Blotter - May 23, 2022

Two males riding dark colored motorcycles attempted to steal a catalytic converter off a truck - 19200 Blk. 132nd St;. Debris from truck shattered another vehicle's windshield - 200 Blk. S Lewis St;. Assist to Snohomish County Sheriff with male hitting residential door and window with a bat. He fled,...

Search continues for missing paddleboarder on Lake Keechelus

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - Rescuers are searching for a missing 39-year-old man who did not return to shore after falling off of his paddleboard Sunday at Lake Keechelus. According to the Kittitas County Sheriff, the Sammamish man was reported missing Sunday night. First responders from King and Kittitas counties immediately...

What’s Next for EvCC’s East County Campus

EvCC’s East County Campus is something that many don’t even know exist. Though it’s been closed for a while now, it’s important for students to know all of their options for where to take classes. Due to the closure the question often arises; What is happening to the East County Campus building?

Mount Si High School principal says farewell after 11 years

On his first day as principal at Mount Si High School, while walking out to watch the school’s football team during summer practice, John Belcher was surprised to learn the team had 30 assistant coaches. For Belcher, coming from his previous gig as principal at Omak High School in...

Longtime community pillar Fritz Ribary dies

If you have lived in the Snoqualmie Valley, then you probably know the name Fritz Ribary, a monumental figure of the surrounding area who died May 6. You may know Ribary as the little boy who delivered milk from his family’s dairy farm in the early 1950s, or as the former mayor of North Bend from 1988 to 1992, or you may just know him as the friendly retiree who delivered your Frankie’s Pizza.

Memorial Day weekend: best, worst times to travel in Western Washington

We’re days away from the Memorial Day holiday weekend and that means more people are hitting the roads. The Washington State Department of Transportation released its travel charts for the holiday weekend on the best and worst times to be on I-90 and I-5. Analysts with the department looked...