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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: July 14, 2017

Removal of Playground Structure at EJ Roberts Park

The City of North Bend recently inspected the playground structure at EJ Roberts Park and determined it has deteriorated to a point that it’s no longer safe for the general public and must be removed. The playground structure was orig...Read on...
Posted on: June 22, 2017

2017 Annual EFR Burn Ban in effect June 15 through September 30

The 2017 Annual Burn Ban is now in effect from June 15th - September 30th. For more information please visit Eastside Fire & Rescue Press release below.  

Press Release
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Street Improvements on North Bend Way to Begin June 12th

Starting Monday, June 12, 2017, Iron Creek Construction will begin street and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) improvements on the north side of North Bend Way between Ballarat Avenue and Downing Avenue. Improvements will consist of replacement of th...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2017

City of North Bend is a Safe Inclusive and Welcoming City

The North Bend City Council wishes to reaffirm that North Bend is an inviting, equitable, inclusive and safe community for all people.

The North Bend City Council recognizes and upholds the rights of individuals to be treated fairly and to live their live...

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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...

Posted on: March 15, 2017

2017 Yardwaste Recycling Program

The City of North Bend will begin the 2017 Yardwaste Recycling Program on Saturday, March 25th. The program will run through October 14th and be open on select Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the North Bend Public Works Shop located at ...Read on...

2017 Yardwaste Recycling Program Flyer