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Posted on: August 26, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Traffic Alert, Summer Freedom Forever, Police Update and More

Weekly Recap 08.26.22

Happy Friday, North Bend! Welcome to the newest edition of your Weekly Recap. Remember to click linked headlines for articles and posts.

Road Closure and Traffic Alert: 2nd Street Road Reconstruction Scheduled to Begin Today (August 26th):  Beginning Friday, August 26th, the 2nd Street Watermain and Roadway Reconstruction project enters the road reconstruction phase of work. This portion requires road closure on 2nd Street, from Main Avenue to Ballarat Avenue, starting August 26th and ending September 12th. Contractor crews will be removing existing asphalt and unsuitable material, updating with improved roadway fill, then paving.

In addition to the road closure between Main Avenue and Ballarat Avenue, drivers should expect traffic delays on August 26th, in two other locations along 2nd Street:

  • Between Bendigo Boulevard and Main Avenue on 2nd Street: Contractor crews will be grinding existing roadway, installing permanent utility patches and paving back along curb lines.
  • Bendigo Boulevard/2nd Street intersection: Contractor crews will be grinding and paving back the intersection.

Police Arrest Suspect in Attempted Child Luring Case in North Bend: On July 24th, Snoqualmie-North Bend Police responded to a possible attempted child luring incident at Torguson Park. With the assistance of an alert North Bend citizen, the Police Department arrested a suspect in this incident on Wednesday, August 24th.

A Refurbished Playground to Enjoy as Si View Metro Parks Wraps Up this Season’s Farmers Markets: This week, a freshly refurbished playground at Si View Park re-opened, just in time for the weekly North Bend Farmers Market. Farmers Markets will continue every Thursday through September 15th, and beginning September 1st, hours will be moved up to 3:30 - 7:30 p.m. to adjust to earlier sundown. Additionally, Summer Concerts will take place 30 minutes earlier, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  

Summer Freedom Forever! Starting September 1st, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) will begin offering free, year-round transportation for youth ages 18 and under. SVT joins King County Metro Transit in offering this program. 

Quarterly Message from the Mayor: Every quarter, Mayor McFarland shares city updates with our community. This Message offers thoughts on the East North Bend water update as well as accomplishments from the past few months, while looking forward to upcoming projects and goals.

Sip Suds and Si is BACK, September10th: The North Bend Downtown Foundation (NBDF) is once again partnering with wineries, breweries, artists, and musicians to bring you Sip Suds and Si on Saturday, September 10th, from 6 to 9 p.m. Sip Suds and Si is an art walk with live music, wine and beer tasting throughout Downtown North Bend.

Free Shred-it Event, September 10th: On Saturday, September 10th, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. residents can bring unneeded documents to North Bend City Hall for safe and secure shredding. The Shred-It event is open to all North Bend residents. Individuals can bring up to two file boxes or three grocery bags of documents.  Please do not bring stiff metal, plastic bags or DVDS as they may jam the shredder. City Hall is located at 920 SE Cedar Falls Way.

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Picture of the Week

The very first Sip Suds and Si walk throughout Downtown North Bend was held October 18, 2018. Tinkham Road played at North Bend Chevrolet, as participants enjoyed live music, wine and beer tasting, local art and shopping. The next Sip Suds and Si will be September 10th, from 6 – 9 p.m.

Tinkham Road

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