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Posted on: November 16, 2017

City of North Bend and Si View Metro Parks Announce New Park Name: Tennant Trailhead Park

The City of North Bend and Si View Metro Parks each passed a resolution to name the newly acquired 32 acres at the foothills of Rattlesnake Ridge. The name, Tennant Trailhead Park, was chosen to honor the Tennant / Gardiner family who are early North Bend...Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2017

Prevent Theft of Seasonal Package Deliveries and Car Prowls

As online shopping ramps up for the holidays, the potential for package delivery theft increases. One of the best ways to avoid theft is to require a signature of receipt for deliveries. Have packages shipped to a location where someone will be availabl...Read on...
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Conversation is Brewing; Join Local Law Enforcement for Coffee with a Cop November 17

The Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department and local troopers from Washington State Patrol invite community members to join them for Coffee with a Cop on Friday, November 17 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Starbucks inside Safeway on Snoqualmie Ridge. Co...Read on...
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Mayor Hearing Proclaims November 2017 as Flood Awareness Month

Mayor Hearing proclaims November 2017 as Flood Awareness Month in North Bend and encourages all residents, especially those living in flood prone areas, to join him in learning the preventative steps and preparedness techniques that can preserve homes and...Read on...

Proclamation - Flood Awareness Month
Posted on: November 6, 2017

City Seeking Nominations for 2017 Citizen of the Year

Mayor Ken citizen of the year.jpg The City of North Bend is seeking nominations for its 2017 Citizen of the Year Award. The Citizen of the Year is an individual or business that has gone above and beyond to make North Bend a better place to live, through professional or volunteer effort...Read on...
Posted on: November 3, 2017

North Bend Receives National Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has announced that the City of North Bend has been awarded the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2017-2018 Biennial Budget. The award repres...Read on...
Posted on: October 28, 2017

Public Invited to Open House to Discuss Middle Fork Master Gateway Plan

The public is invited to an Open House regarding conceptual designs for improvements to 468th Avenue SE from the intersection of SE 140th St. and Middle Fork Road to North Bend Way. The meeting will be 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 9 at City Hall...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2017

Community Connections - North Bend Newsletter October 2017

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Check out the October 2017 Community Connections Newsletter for upcoming events and public meetings, including a Town Hall meeting to discuss weigh station relocation options, Community Shred-It Event, Arbor Day tree planting and an Open House ab...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2017

City to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Weigh Station Relocation Options

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The City of North Bend invites the public to a Town Hall meeting to discuss options for relocating the weigh station along I-90 at exit 25 to North Bend. The meeting will be 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7 at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Avenu...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2017

North Bend Floodplain News - Fall/Winter 2017

The Fall/Winter 2017 edition of the North Bend Floodplain News in now available!  The newsletter contains important information about the following:

  • North Bend's Local Flood Hazards
  • Flood Safety
  • Flood Insurance
  • Property Protection Measures
  • Natu...
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North Bend Floodplain News - Fall/Winter 2017
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Dispose of Old Medicines on National Drug Take-Back Day

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The City of North Bend and the Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at City Hall, 211 Main Avenue North in...Read on...

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 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: 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 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...