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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Community Shred-It Event, October 28th, from 8 a.m. to Noon

The City of North Bend is hosting a free community shred event at City Hall, 211 Main Ave. N., on Saturday, October 28th from 8:00 a.m. until Noon. The event will be held in the parking area adjacent to City Hall on Second Avenue near where it intersects ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Car Safety Seat Checks Offered at North Bend Fire Station October 28

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Eastside Baby Corner and Eastside Fire and Rescue is offering free car seat inspections on Saturday, October 28 at the North Bend Fire Station. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to check car seats for prop...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2017

Community Invited to Trick-or-Treat Night in Downtown North Bend

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Get ready for a night of trick-or-treating in downtown North Bend. Bring your monsters, princesses, ghosts and goblins to the North Bend Trick-or-Treat Street Plaza Party. Join the City of North Bend for this spooktacular night of trick-or-treating at par...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2017

Bear Sightings on the Rise; Take These Steps to Stay Safe

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As fall approaches, bear sightings are on the rise in Snoqualmie Valley. The best way to reduce bear activity and potentially harmful human-bear interactions is to eliminate attractants.

What are the Main Attractants? Garbage is the number one attract...Read on...
Posted on: October 3, 2017

City Proclaims November 3 as Arbor Day 2017; Community Invited to Tree Planting

Arbor Day pic.jpg The City of North Bend proclaims Friday, November 3 as Arbor Day 2017 and invites citizens to a community tree planting event at Torguson Park beginning at 3 p.m. Please join Mayor Ken Hearing, City Staff, Cub Scouts Girl Scouts, and other community vol...Read on...
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Sign Up Today for the Women’s Self Defense Course

RAD.jpg Learn How to Protect Yourself from Assault There is still time to sign up for the Women’s Self Defense Course. The Snoqualmie/North Bend Police Department is offering the nationally recognized Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) to females ove...Read on...
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Weather Causes Downtown Construction Delay; Road to Re-open Sept. 29

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Due to recent weather conditions, construction on North Bend Way from Bendigo Boulevard through Ballarat Avenue is expected to continue through Friday, September 29. This additional three-day closure is necessary to allow the contractor to complete the co...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2017

Women’s Self-Defense Course Open to Valley Residents

rad_jpg.png Learn How to Protect Yourself from Assault The Snoqualmie and North Bend Police Departments are offering a Women’s Self Defense Course. The course starts on Wednesday, September 27 at Cascade Covenant Church at 13225 436th Ave. SE in North Bend...Read on...
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Graffiti Defaces Downtown North Bend Businesses

Vandals defaced North Bend businesses sometime during the night of Wednesday, Sept. 6, using orange construction spray paint. The damage spanned 20 businesses and many sidewalks along the construction area of downtown North Bend and Mount Si Senior Cent...Read on...
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Downtown Intersection Closed for Construction; Businesses Remain Open

DT plaza image.jpg Construction is in full swing in downtown North Bend for the downtown plaza project. East North Bend Way, between Main Avenue North and Ballarat Avenue North, will be closed for approximately three weeks from Tuesday, Sept. 5 for the project. Downtown b...Read on...
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Air Quality to Improve Thursday; Continue Health Precautions

Air quality monitoring shows today’s air quality index to be unhealthy for sensitive groups. People with heart or lung disease, older adults and children should avoid prolonged or heavy exercise outdoors. Tomorrow’s air quality is fore...Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2017

Air Quality Worsens as Wildfire Smoke Moves In

Jolly Mt pic.png North Bend residents woke up to smoke and ash in the air this morning due to wildfires in Eastern Washington. "There is no local fire that is producing the smoke and ash. It is coming from the Jolly Mountain fire, Norse Peak fire and a few other sm...Read on...
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Remodeled Torguson Park

Torguson Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Flyer.jpg City of North Bend officials invite the community to Torguson Park in downtown North Bend to celebrate the re-opening of the park. A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate recently completed upgrades will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 21. Come...Read on...
Posted on: August 31, 2017

North Bend Way and Main Avenue North Intersection Temporary Closure Planned

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A three-week closure of the intersection of East North Bend Way and Main Avenue North is expected to start September 5th and last approximately three weeks. During this time there will also be reduced parking in the project area. Traffic detours and signa...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2017

North Fork Road Closed Due to Wildfire

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A section of North Fork Road SE is closed due to a 130 acre Quarry wildfire burning on Campbell Global and Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest lands. The road closure begins at the Sunday Lake Trailhead, from the last residence where the pavement ends ju...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2017

Emergency Response Training Open to Valley Residents

Learn How to Help Your Family and Neighbors in a Crisis The cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend are offering the FEMA-certified Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program. The course starts on Saturday September 16 at the Snoqualmie Fire Station, 3...Read on...
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Boeing 777 Flyover to Kick Off PGA Tournament

2016_Flyover.jpg A Boeing 777 jetliner will flyer over TPC Snoqualmie golf course to signal the start of the Boeing Classic PGA Champions Tournament. The low flyover will be at approximately 11:20 a.m. Friday, August 25. The first round of the tournament will begin five...Read on...
Posted on: August 17, 2017

David Miller Named New City of North Bend Community Development Director

David Miller.JPG David Miller was recently named Community Development Director for the City of North Bend. He is taking over for Gina Estep, who resigned in July. His department is responsible for planning, building and economic development. This includes development r...Read on...
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Explore Downtown North Bend Aug. 31st with Local Historians

North Bend Walking Tour 8.5x11 Flyer (Medium).jpg Come experience the history of North Bend during a downtown walking tour from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31st. The tour starts at the North Bend Visitor Information Center at 250 Bendigo Blvd. South. Join knowledgeable guides, Dave Battey, Fritz ...Read on...
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Stage 1 Burn Ban into Effect; All Outdoor Burning Prohibited

Burn ban graphic (Medium).jpg The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 1 Air Quality Burn Ban effective immediately. Smoke from the British Columbia wildfires has now made air quality “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups,” according to the Clean Air Agency. ...Read on...
Posted on: August 9, 2017

City of North Bend Awarded Grant for New Downtown Roundabout

Park St. Roundabout plan The City of North Bend announced they have been awarded a $1 million grant from Puget Sound Regional Council for a new roundabout at North Bend Way and Park Street. The roundabout is slated to begin installation in the summer of 2018. The roundabout wil...Read on...
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Ballarat Avenue Pavement Repair Project to Begin Aug. 16

Rainier Asphalt and Concrete plans to begin pavement repair Wednesday, Aug. 16 on Ballarat Ave. N. from NE 8th Street to NE 12th Street. Work is anticipated to be completed by Wednesday, Aug, 23, weather dependent. Expect minor traffic delays and lane cl...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2017

North Bend City Council Moves to Slow Growth

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North Bend City Council members voted during the Aug. 1st meeting to authorize Mayor Ken Hearing to take necessary action to purchase land adjacent to EJ Roberts Park in North Bend. The City plans to preserve the property as either park land or retain its...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Piccola Cellars Closes; Wildflower Wine Shop Announces Plans to Move Into Old Fire Station

Piccola Cellars closed its doors on Sunday, July 30th after 3 years in business at the old North Bend fire station. Community members came in a show of support on their final day of business. The building will not be vacant, however. JazzClubsNW will co...Read on...
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Missing Hiker Found on Mt. Teneriffe

Missing hiker found King County Search and Rescue crews located missing hiker, Kimberly Haines, this afternoon in the remote area north of Mt. Teneriffe near Lake Hancock. King County Sherriff’s Office Guardian helicopter lifted her out of the area to a waiting a...Read on...
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Search and Rescue Teams to Use Helicopters in Torguson Park to Search for Missing Hiker

After searching for two days and not finding missing hiker, 40-year-old Kimberly Haines, King County Search and Rescue will be flying the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian helicopter to a remote location today with six search teams. KCSAR ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Town Hall Meeting discussing parks, open space and trails held July 18, 2017

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More than 50 community members attended the City of North Bend Town Hall Meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18 at Mount Si Senior Center. The meeting provided an opportunity to present current and future projects and to gauge North Bend citizens&rs...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2017

Construction on Downtown Plaza Project to begin Monday, July 24, 2017

Construction on the North Bend Downtown Plaza Project will begin on Monday, July 24, 2017. Construction is expected to last through November 2017. The project is located along East North Bend Way between Bendigo Boulevard South (State Route 202) and Ball...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2017

Downtown Plaza Project

More information about the upcoming Downtown Plaza Project and other capital improvement projects are available by visiting the Current Projects page of the City's Public Works Department. Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2017

Notice of Policies and Rules for 2017 Yardwaste Recycling Program

Beginning May 20th, 2017 the City will begin enforcing the policies below:

ONE TRUCK LOAD PER HOUSEHOLD PLEASE:  No multiple trucks, truck-trailer combinations, or coming through the line more than one time.  You may come ever...Read on...