Transit board taps BNSF site in Bellevue as preferred option for rail yard

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The Sound Transit Board emphasized the need to explore all options for mitigating the impact of constructing a rail yard at the BNSF site in Bellevue following its selection Thursday as the preferred alternative moving forward with development of a final environmental impact statement.

Enumclaw Courier-Herald

31st District Republican Pam Roach to pay back state for questionable expenses reimbursements

  • Today at 9:47PM

Sen. Roach also to give up getting state funds for P.O. Box and cell phone.

Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge fire officials abandon hopes for November election on new fire facilities

  • Today at 8:44PM

The Bainbridge Island Fire Department won't go to voters this year to ask for approval of a multi-million dollar bond to pay for new facilities.

Journal of the San Juan Islands

Double duty; Wilson appointed town treasurer, finance officer

  • Today at 5:51PM

Longtime town employee Kelle Wilson will take over the unexpired term of former treasurer Wendy Picinich, who stepped down in mid-June. Wilson was also appointed town finance director, a position that Picinich previously, and simultaneously, held as well.

Snoqualmie Valley Record Letters

Hospital sale could lower tax | Letters

  • Today at 5:37PM

The sale of the Valley Hospital to Overlake Hospital has the potential to lower our property taxes while maintaining quality health care in the Valley, a rare opportunity these days to be sure.