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Posted on: January 28, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: New Business Bulletin, City Hall Closed thru Feb., Grant Funds New Aid Car

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the new edition of your Weekly Recap. The days are getting longer, and we hope you’ve been able to enjoy the sunshine these past few days. We definitely deserve it. There’s been a lot of things ha...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2022

North Bend City Hall to Remain Closed to the Public through February

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As a preventative measure to mitigate the spread of the highly contagious Covid-19 Omicron variant, North Bend City Hall was closed to the public in late December. At the time of the initial closure announcement, it was anticipated City Hall would be clos...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Online Voting Open for 2022 King Conservation District Board Election

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Ready. Set. Vote. King Conservation District (KCD) is holding its annual Board Supervisor election January 18, through February 8, 2022. Four candidates are vying for position #2: Kirstin Haugen, Barbara Roessler, Dominique Torgerson, and Tripp Williams. ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Sitework to Begin on new River Run Apartment Project with Affordable Housing Component

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The City of North Bend has issued a Clearing and Grading permit for the new River Run Apartment project.

This multi-family housing development is located south of Chinook Lumber at the corner of 436th Ave SE and SE 136th Street, and will consist of 128-uni...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Republic Services Update, Meadowbrook Farm Happenings, FREE Covid Tests

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Hello North Bend residents and welcome to the new edition of your Weekly Recap. We are pleased to report that it has been a relatively quiet week around town now that a garbage strike is behind us. It looks like we are in for a stretch of dry and hopefull...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Mayor’s Message: Snow Events and Mountain Town Living

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Hello North Bend Residents,

As the snow melts from one of our biggest snow events in the past several decades, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude for your patience and understanding as we endured up to 26 inches of snow over the course of 9 ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Mayor Proclaims January National Mentoring Month

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North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland has proclaimed January 2022 National Mentoring Month.

Mayor Rob encourages community members to consider mentoring youth in our community to increase positive outcomes for our local children and teens. 

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Garbage Collection Disruption, Apartment Project Starts, Covid Cases Rise

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the latest installment of your Weekly Recap. Well, we got rid of the snow this week, only to be presented with an out of state union led temporary work stoppage at Republic Services facilities. We thank you for your ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Mayor Issues Emergency Declaration in Response to Prolonged Garbage Collection Disruption

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On January 13, 2022, North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland issued an emergency declaration in response to the prolonged garbage collection disruption, complicated by a Republic Services work stoppage led by out of state union members.

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

City to Host Garbage Drop-off Event at Torguson Park, Saturday, January 15th

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The City of North Bend will host another Garbage Drop-off event at Torguson Park from 9am to 3pm, Saturday, January 15, 2022, to assist residents impacted by collection delays due to snowstorms and more recently, a temporary work stoppage led by out of st...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Garbage/Recycling Collections Canceled Jan. 13-14, Drop-off Site Available at Torguson Park

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UPDATE, 1:45PM

Due to high demand for Thursday's garbage drop-off event at Torguson Park, we regret that we will have to stop the event at 3PM. The Torguson drop-off location will operate again on Friday, January 14, 2022 from approximately 9AM - ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Republic Services Working on Plans to Service City Customers Missed on Jan. 12th Due to Strike

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4:30PM UPDATE

After a meeting with Republic Services operations representatives, the City is hopeful that there will be solid waste collections services as soon as possible for North Bend customers missed on Wednesday, January 12th. 

Additional inf...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Special Mayor's Message, Help Clear Storm Drains, Snowplowing FAQs

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Happy Saturday North Bend and welcome to a special weekend installment of your Weekly Recap. As we move back to our more typical warmer weather, we hope you’re enjoying a return to normalcy. The past two weeks were nearly unprecedented as far as weather g...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2021

North Bend City Hall to Close to Public Beginning Wednesday, December 22nd

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As a preventative measure to mitigate the spread of the highly contagious Delta and Omicron Covid-19 variants, North Bend City Hall will temporarily close to the public beginning on Wednesday, December 22, 2021.

City Hall will remain open to City staff, Ci...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Snowstorm Recovery Update, Jan. 6th: Help Clear Storm Drains to Prevent Localized Flooding

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Due to the melt of significant accumulated snow around the City, and now heavy rain, many roads in the City are at risk of ponding and possible localized flooding.

To help mitigate the risk of local flooding, the City ask residents to clear storm drains of...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Sand and Bags Available at Public Works Facility for Residents Concerned about Localized Flooding

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For residents concerned about potential localized street flooding impacting their homes, the City's Public Works Facility located at 1155 E. North Bend Way (adjacent to City Hall) has sand and sand bag available. 

Residents will need to f...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Snowstorm Recovery Update: January 5th

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Good afternoon North Bend residents. As we continue to recover from multiple snowstorms over the past 10 days, we wanted to provide an update on snow removal efforts and garbage/recycling collections.

Here are some updates for you as of 2:30PM, January 5th...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Snowstorm Recovery: Help Keep Streets Accessible for Plows, Sidewalks Accessible for Pedestrians

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As North Bend recovers from over a week of sub-freezing temperatures and multiple snow events, there are ways residents and businesses can help take care of their neighbors, their customers, and also assist the City’s snow recovery efforts.

Even though tem...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Garbage, Recycling Collections Cancelled for Jan. 5th; Garbage Drop-off Available at Torguson Park

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Republic Services has notified the City it will not be able to service residential and commercial customers on Wednesday, January 5, 2021. Republic Services did attempt to run pickups on a 2-hour delay, but conditions were determined to be too hazardous a...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Snowstorm Update: January 3, 2022

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Greetings from our mountain town winter wonderland. Last night, the City of North Bend received an estimated 8-11 inches of new snow on top of the already existing snow. The overnight storm included blizzard like conditions that stretched into the early m...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Be Prepared for Winter Weather with North Bend Snowplow Map and Street Treatment Info

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With temperatures dropping and a few snowflakes flying in North Bend this week, the City would like to remind residents of snowplow routes, as well as the steps they can take to assist Public Works crews when winter weather strikes, and City snowplows hit...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Prep for Winter Weather, City Hall Closure, Lighting Contest Winners

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Happy Holidays North Bend and welcome to the new edition of your Weekly Recap - one day early this week. It looks like we are in for some very cold weather starting this weekend. Our Public Works team will be monitoring conditions and are ready to roll ou...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Drumroll Please: North Bend 4th Graders Name City Snowplows

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After months of pandemic related delays, this summer the City of North Bend finally received a brand-new snowplow to add to its fleet. 

In honor of the new plow, the City enlisted the help of 4th graders at North Bend and Opstad Elementary schools...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Lighting Contest Winners, 436th Reopened, Be Prepared for Winter Weather

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Happy Holidays North Bend and welcome to the latest edition of your Weekly Recap. There are some more holiday happenings around town this week that are noted below. Additionally, our holiday lighting contest winners were announced this week and there is a...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2021

City Council Approves New Hotel Performance Standards for Interchange Commercial Zone

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On December 7, 2021, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved amendments to the Hotel Performance Land Use Standards in North Bend Municipal Code (NBMC) 18.10.050 Section 2.16.  

The amendments were proposed to enable development of a hote...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Weekend Holiday Events, Snowplows Get Names, Trail & Sidewalk Improvements

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the new installment of the Weekly Recap. Thank you to so many community members who braved the rain and cold for Holly Days last weekend. It was wonderful to gather in person again. This weekend we will be judging th...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2021

2022 City Budget Includes Additional Transportation Improvement Investments

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The City of North Bend is pleased to announce that several additional transportation improvement projects are planned in 2022 that will improve pedestrian connectivity and enhance public safety for residents.

As a result of robust sales tax revenue and con...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Bring on Holly Days, Rep. Schrier Visits, Updated Snowplow Map

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the latest edition of your Weekly Recap. We hope you enjoyed your time with family and friends over the long Thanksgiving weekend. As we move into December, we’ve got lots of holiday happenings around town ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2021

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier Visits North Bend, Tours Wastewater Treatment Plant

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On Monday, November 29, 2021, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier visited North Bend and was given a guided tour of the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), which is currently in phase 2 of a major modernization project.

The $35 million, multi-year WWTP H...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2021

City of North Bend Updates Snowplow Route Map

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In preparation for the 2021-22 winter season, the City of North Bend has updated its Snowplow Route Map, which includes new neighborhoods and streets.

The map identifies Priority 1, 2, and 3 snowplow routes throughout the City limits, as well as priority a...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Lighting Contest and Holly Days Return, Snowplow Route Map, Trail Upgrades

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the latest edition of your Weekly Recap. We hope you enjoy the upcoming chilly weekend. Rumor has it – it may even be a dry weekend. Remember to click linked headlines below where applicable to read full Ci...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2021

City sees Success with Water Distribution System Leak Reduction Program; Increases Mitigation Supply

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On November 1, 2021, the City of North Bend exited its Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) Stage 1 for the 2021 calendar year. Following recent rainfall events, the Snoqualmie River is flowing well and is anticipated to continue to flow above minimum in-st...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Independent Force Investigation Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting at Torguson Park

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UPDATE | 11/17/21, 4PM

The King County Independent Force Investigation Team (IFIT) released an update on its investigation. That press release can be found HERE.

City News Release issued on 11/17 at approximately 8AM:

The King County Independent For...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Holiday Lighting Contest Returns, Water Update, Flood Preparedness

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Hello and happy Friday North Bend. Welcome to the new edition of your Weekly Recap. Remember to click linked headlines below - where applicable - to read full City news releases. November is maintaining its reputation as one of the windiest and wettest mo...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Holly Days Returning, Updated Snowplow Map, Flood Awareness Month

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Happy November North Bend and welcome to the new installment of the Weekly Recap, designed to keep you up to date with happenings and news around town. If you would like this newsletter delivered to your inbox, visit the City website homepage, click the N...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Trick-or-Treat Street, Tollgate Farm Improvements Underway, 436th Closure

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the new edition of your Weekly Recap. We’ve made it through our first big rainstorm of the season. This storm highlighted the importance of clearing leaves from storm drains. You can help our Public Works crews by re...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Volunteers Plant 100 Trees and Shrubs to Support a Healthy Forest Canopy along the Snoqualmie River

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On Friday, October 29, 2021, community volunteers, members Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and North Bend Boy Scout Troop 466, Mayor Rob McFarland and Councilmember Mary Miller came together for another successful Arbor Day event.

Over 100 nativ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Construction at Tollgate Farm Park will Bring New Agricultural Amenities to Community

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Community members will soon notice construction near the historic Tollgate Farmhouse as Si View Metropolitan Park District (MPD) continues working on its Tollgate Farm Park Improvements Project.

This week work is expected to begin that will construct a new...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2021

City Council Recommends 38% Increase to Human Services and Community Organization Funding for 2022

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During an October 26th North Bend City Council Workstudy session, Councilmembers recommended a 38% increase in grant funding for local nonprofit organizations that serve community and human service needs of North Bend residents. This increase follows an a...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: City Nov. 2 Ballot Measure, Take Back Event, River Tree Planting

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Hello North Bend community members and welcome to the new installment of your Weekly Recap. It looks like we have officially entered our stormy fall season, with a windy day yesterday and more rain and wind in the upcoming weather forecast. You can help o...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Lawsuit Challenging Approval of City’s Water System Plan Dismissed

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On October 15, 2021, King County Superior Court Judge Patrick Oishi dismissed a lawsuit filed by Friends of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and River (FOSVT) appealing the Washington State Department of Health’s approval of the City of North Bend&am...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Message from the Mayor, Blues Walk, Halloween Train

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Hello North Bend – and happy Friday. Here is the latest edition of your Weekly Recap. Fall is in full swing, and it’s a busy time around town. There are a lot of festive upcoming events that offer community connection and fun. Remember to click the linked...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Quarterly Message from the Mayor

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Hello North Bend Residents,

Happy Fall.  This is one of the most beautiful times of the year in the Snoqualmie Valley and I hope you’re enjoying the colors all around us. The changing colors are a reminder that we are heading into our st...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

North Bend Honored with State Award for Implementation of Form-based Code

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Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington State Dept. of Commerce Director Lisa Brown recently announced Smart Communities Award winners for 2020-21, including honoring the City of North Bend with the Smart Project Award for the City’s adoption of Form-based Code fo...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Coffee with the Mayor, City receives State Award, Trick-or-Treat Street

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Happy Friday North Bend. Welcome to the latest installment of the Weekly Recap. There’s a lot happening around town this week, and we’re glad to help keep you on top of things. Remember, for additional information about any of the belo...

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City News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Habitat for Humanity Officially Launches New North Bend Community: Taylor Town

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On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King & Kittitas Counties representatives, along with elected State and City officials, gathered in downtown North Bend to officially launch the organization’s newest community: Tay...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Shred-it Event, Blues Walk is Back, State Plastic Bag Ban Begins

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Happy October North Bend. We hope you’re enjoying the start to Fall, and all the Snoqualmie Valley colors that come with the season. Here is the latest issue of the Weekly Recap, designed to keep you up to date with happenings around town. Be su...

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City News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Statewide single-use plastic bag ban begins Oct. 1st, includes new 8 cent per bag charge

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A new statewide plastic bag ban goes into effect on Friday, October 1, 2021. The bag ban prohibits the distribution of single-use plastic carry-out bags by restaurants, retail, small vendor and grocery stores. 

Additionally, per the state law, if ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Runners Downtown, Shred-it Event, Final yard waste event cancelled

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Happy Fall, North Bend! We hope your summer wrapped up on a positive note and you’re enjoying the sunshine this week. After a two-week hiatus for the Weekly Recap, it’s back. Remember to click linked headlines where applicable to read full news releases. ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Paving near Casino, Reinig Road Revetment Repair Update, New Mask Order

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Happy Labor Day Weekend, North Bend. Here is the latest edition of the Weekly Recap. As always, remember to click linked headlines where applicable to read full City news releases. It’s been another busy week around town – so we hope t...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Construction Begins on Maloney Estates Subdivision

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The week of August 30th, sitework is expected to begin on Maloney Estates, a new 23-unit single-family home subdivision located just south of the intersection of Maloney Grove Ave SE and SE Mt. Teneriffe Place.

Initial sitework on the approximate 4.5-acre ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2021

4th Year in a Row North Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant Honored with Outstanding Performance Award

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In late July, the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) announced for the 4th consecutive year the City of North Bend’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was honored with the Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award. 

Mayor ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Vaccination Milestone, Congrats to our WWTP Team, Slow Down around Schools

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Happy Friday, North Bend. Here is the latest edition of the Weekly Recap. As always, remember to click linked headlines where applicable to read full City news releases. It’s been another busy week around town – so we hope this newslet...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate, Roundabout Construction, Stage 2 Burn Ban

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Happy Friday, North Bend. Here is the latest installment of the Weekly Recap. As always, remember to click linked headlines where applicable to read full City news releases. It’s been another busy week around town – so we hope this new...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Cooling Locations, Marathon in Town Sunday, Road Striping Work

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Happy heatwave Friday North Bend. Welcome to the newest edition of your Weekly Recap, designed to keep you ‘in the know’ about local happenings. Next week is shaping up to be a busy week around town – detailed below. Remember...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Water Conservation Ordinance starts soon, Filming Downtown, Lane Closure

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Happy August North Bend. WOW - hard to believe it’s already August. Welcome to the new installment of your Weekly Recap – designed to keep you up to date with North Bend and Snoqualmie Valley happenings. Please click the linked headlin...

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City News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Hunting Bigfoot, Sip Suds & Si, Movie in the Park

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Recap. As we approach August, it’s been a very busy week around town, and we have lots of information to share with you. Click the linked headlines where applicable to read ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

City Joins Saving Water Partnership, Expands Conservation Effort with New Resources and Rebates

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At the July 20th North Bend City Council meeting, Councilmembers unanimously approved a contract for the City to join the Saving Water Partnershipa collaboration between Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and 17 water purveyors that purchase water ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2021

King County Breaks Ground on new North Bend Loop Vehicle Maintenance Facility

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Earlier this month King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) broke ground on a new Loop Vehicle Maintenance and Staging Facility in the eastern portion of the City.

For the past five years, King County has worked with community members and the City o...

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City News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Thank You North Bend Residents: Data Shows Citywide Water Conservation Efforts Paying Off

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During the past  seven years, the City of North Bend has actively pursued water conservation through ongoing distribution system leak reduction efforts, customer conservation education, and the 2020 Water Conservation Ordinance.

A recent North Ben...

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City News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Downtown Condominium Project Expected to Begin Soon

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Site work for a new 23-unit condominium project along E. Park Street - near the new North Bend Way roundabout - is expected to begin the week of June 21st.  These will be the first new condominiums built in the City in over 20 years, helping to m...

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City News Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Form Based Code Approved for North Bend Downtown Commercial Zone

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On Tuesday, June 1st, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved the adoption of Form Based Code (FBC) to guide development in the City’s Downtown Commercial (DC) Zone, which encompasses approximately 20 blocks in the downtown area.

The mor...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2021

City Council Approves Contract to Complete Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project

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At its May 18th meeting the North Bend City Council reached a historic milestone, approving the contract for Phase 2 of the important Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) High Priority Improvements (HPI) Project, which will complete the estimated $35 million...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2021

City Council Approves New Water Rates, General Facility Charges to Improve, Upgrade Water System

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On May 18, 2021, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved new water rates and General Facility Charges (GFCs) for the years 2022-2026.

The approved annual 5.5% rate increase and new GFCs for water connections will help fund normal operations, maint...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Wildfire Risk Reduction Tips: You Can Make a Difference for the Community Starting Today

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Late spring brings longer days and warmer weather to our area. This year it has also brought more stretches of dry weather. After a soggy start to the year and record snowpack in the mountains, April was the second consecutive month with below-average rai...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2021

City Hosts May 13th Public Hearing on Development Agreement for Proposed Senior Housing Project

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The City of North Bend Planning Commission will host a public hearing on Thursday, May 13th at 7PM to receive public comments on a proposed Development Agreement (DA) for a potential mixed-use Senior Housing project.

The project is proposed for the western...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2021

City to Hold May 4th Public Hearing on Proposed Water Rate Increase

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The City of North Bend will hold a public hearing to solicit input and comments on a proposed water rate increase on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7PM during the regular City Council meeting, which will be held online using Zoom meetings.

The City is proposing a...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Thank You: Community Effort Helps Beautify North Bend During Inaugural Earth Day Event

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The City of North Bend wishes to express its gratitude for the community effort during the City’s inaugural, two-day Beautification Days Event in honor of Earth Day.

On Sunday, April 18th and Monday, April 19th, residents, multiple community orga...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2021

North Bend Police Officer Recognized for Life Saving Actions

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Seattle-King County Public Health recently recognized Snoqualmie/North Bend Police Department Officer Austin Gutwein for saving the life of a North Bend man in January 2021.

Officer Gutwein was first on the scene, responding to a call reporting a collapsed...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Quarterly Message from the Mayor

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Happy Spring North Bend Residents,

The weather may not always show it, but spring is here. That means we have officially passed the one-year anniversary of the Coronavirus Pandemic stopping the world in its tracks. What a difference a year makes. Last spri...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expands to All Washington Adults Starting April 15th

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Gov. Inslee announced today that effective April 15, all Washington residents over the age of 16 will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. 

Since Washington State began its vaccination program, the Department of Health has followed a tie...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Construction Resumes on Cedar River Partners (Dahlgren) Project

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With clearing and grading completed last fall, developer contractor crews are scheduled  have begun utility infrastructure work for the Cedar River Partners Apartment Project located on North Bend Way near the 436th Ave SE intersection &ndash...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust Provides Restoration Work at Meadowbrook Farm, Tollgate Forest

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Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust crews were busy last month, planting conifer trees in Tollgate Forest. The planting is part of grant-funded restoration work that improves riparian, floodplain and wetland habitat adjacent to the South Fork Snoqualmie Riv...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Investing in North Bend: Two Local Businesses Donate to Improve Tanner Trail

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Earlier this month, two North Bend businesses – Rainier Asphalt & Concrete and Fury Site Works – donated time, equipment and materials to improve and expand the eastern portion of Tanner Trail, which runs parallel to North Bend Way...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2021

K9 Pooch Helps Keep Narcotics off North Bend Streets

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In spring 2020 – and after months of planning and training -  K9 Pooch joined the Snoqualmie Police Department. This past fall Pooch expanded his skills to North Bend.

Pooch is trained in the canine art of illegal narcotic detection and has been m...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2021

New Family-owned Butcher Shop and Deli Coming to Historic Downtown North Bend

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There will soon be a new storefront addition to the historic North Bend downtown core: Falling River Meats, a Snoqualmie Valley business that specializes in locally sourced, humanely raised meats.

The new store is a great example of the type of businesses ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2021

North Bend Water System Plan Approved by State

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On March 4, 2021 the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) approved the City’s Water System Plan (WSP). Prior to the DOH approval, the 5-year Water System Plan had been approved by the North Bend City Council, the King County Council, the ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Mayor McFarland, City of North Bend Highlighted on Radio Talk Show

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In honor of Twin Peaks Day, Mayor Rob McFarland was featured on CBC Vancouver radio talk show On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko, Wednesday afternoon, February 24th.

During the radio segment, Mayor Rob was asked many questions about touri...

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City News Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Tree Removal Begins Soon for Habitat for Humanity Affordable Housing Project in Downtown North Bend

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In late February/early March Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County will begin site preparation work for its newest community located at 250 E. 2nd Street in downtown North Bend.

Site preparation on the land parcel at E. 2nd Street and Janet Ave includes...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

COVID-19 Resources: Vaccines, Rent and Utility Assistance

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COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

  • King County Public Health has a variety of in-depth information about the three, federally-approved COVID-19 vaccines HERE.
  • **NEW** Order 4 FREE at-home Covid-19 tests HERE.
  • Learn about COVID-19 Vaccine Safety from the Center for D...
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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Message from the Mayor

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Hello North Bend Residents,

Happy Fall.  This is one of the most beautiful times of the year in the Snoqualmie Valley and I hope you’re enjoying the colors all around us. The changing colors are a reminder that we are heading into our stormy seaso...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Winter Weather Preparation: City Snowplow and Street Treatment Info

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With Winter officially here, the City would like to remind residents of snowplow routes, as well as the steps they can take to assist Public Works crews when winter weather strikes, and City snowplows hit the streets.

To understand the order in which City ...

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