Northwest NEWS

September 28, 1998

Front Page

Trail work will link Duvall to Snoqualmie Falls

 Construction crews have begun work on the last uncompleted stretch of the Snoqualmie Valley trail that runs south from Duvall to NE 124th. When the segment is finished, hikers, bikers and horseback riders will be able to travel straight through on the trail from Duvall to Snoqualmie Falls.

SR-203 to be part of north-south freeway study

 A proposed freeway could tie into Highway 18, and pass through North Bend, Carnation and Duvall to U.S. 2 in Monroe. Last week, a state Department of Transportation planner told the Duvall City Council that the legislature has allocated $500,000 for a new "East King County Corridor study."

Tribe and youth group receive surplus county vehicles

 The Snoqualmie Tribe and Kirkland/Redmond Boys and Girls Club are among the more than two dozen organizations chosen to receive one of the high-quality, recently retired county Vanpool vans.

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor gloom stayed volunteers

 The first steady day of rain in over a month failed to keep several thousand volunteers from completing their assigned tasks during the seventh annual United Way of King County Day of Caring last Friday.