News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2019

Park Street Roundabout Construction to Begin Mid-June

Park ST RAB

Construction
is slated to begin in mid-June on the Park Street – North Bend Way Roundabout.During the Tuesday, May 21st Council meeting, Councilmembers unanimously approved Active Construction, Inc. (ACI) as the contractor for the project and...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2019

City Offers Tips for Conserving Water During Dry Weather and Year-Round

water conservation

Even though North Bend typically has a wet spring seasons, this spring has been unseasonably dry. The City encourages residents to do your part to conserve water, not only during dry weather, but year-round. Water conservation saves energy that is require...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Mayor Proclaims May 12 to 18 as National Police Week

SPD Police Week

Mayor Ken Hearing proclaimed May 12th through 18th, 2019 as National Police Week and recognized the sacrifices made by Snoqualmie Police Department officers and the families of those who continue to protect and serve our communities. 

National Pol...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Road Closure Planned for Settlement Repair Along SE 80th Street Near Snoqualmie

Forwarded on behalf of King County Department of Transportation

Beginning Tuesday, May 14th at 8 a.m., SE 80th St from 378 Ave SE to 382 Ave SE will be closed as crews work to repair roadway settlement. The work location is just outside of the City of Snoq...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Snoqualmie Valley Bicycle Safety Rodeo Kick Starts Summer

SV Bicycle Safety Rodeo 2019

The Snoqualmie Valley Bicycle Safety Rodeo is back to get kids ready for a safe summer. The free event is from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the parking lot by Snoqualmie Community Park at 35018 SE Ridge St.

Bring the kids, their bikes, and helmets fo...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Training Exercises with Loud Explosions Planned for Thursday, May 16th

Washington State Patrol will be conducting training exercises between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 16th at the Fire Training Academy located off of exit 38 along I-90. Residents living east of North Bend may hear loud explosions during ...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Mayor Proclaims May 13th through May 17th, 2019 as Affordable Housing Week

Mayor Ken Hearing proclaimed the week of May 13th through May 17th, 2019 as Affordable Housing Week in the City of North Bend during the Tuesday, May 7th council meeting in an effort to raise public awareness about the critical need to preserve and increa...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Mayor Proclaims May as Building Safety Month

Mayor Ken Hearing proclaimed May as Building Safety Month during the regular council meeting on Tuesday, May 7th and encouraged citizens to join with communities in participation in Building Safety Month activities. 

Building Safety Month Proclama...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Boaters and Paddlers Urged to Wear Life Jackets on Cold Water

Forwarded on behalf of King County Sherriff's office.

During
Spring, the air warms, but Washington’s waterways remain cold. King CountySheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit are reminding boaters and paddlers
that wearing a life j...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Mayor Hearing Delivers Final State of the City Address During Chamber Luncheon

2019 Mayor State of the City for Chamber

Mayor Ken Hearing delivered his 16th and final State of the City Address at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber luncheon held on Wednesday, April 24th at the Club at Snoqualmie Ridge. 

Before delivering the State of
the City presentations, Mayor Hearin...

Read on...

State of the City Address Video City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Annual Kid’s Trout Derby to be Held This Saturday

Kids ages 5 to 14 are invited to compete in the Kids’ Trout Derby this Saturday, May 4th from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the ponds right behind the Snoqualmie Police Department, 34825 S.E. Douglas Street.

This is a free event hosted by the Snoqualmie Police Depa...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Mount Si High School Hosting Job Fair Tomorrow, May 2nd

Mt si job fair 5 19 (002)

Need a summer job? Mount Si High
School is hosting a summer job fair on Thursday, May 2nd in the high school lunchroom from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The fair is open to high school students at 2:30 p.m. and open to the public at 3:30 p.m.

Jobs range from pa...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2019

City Supports Interchange Improvements; Urges Additional Weigh Station Analysis

Washington
State’s I-90 / SR-18 interchange has been dangerous for quite some time and isbecoming increasingly dangerous due to increased Ports of Seattle and Tacoma
commerce, the region’s strong economy, and the increased populati...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2019

City Provides Frequently Asked Questions about Proposed Water Conservation Ordinance

City staff drafted a water conservation ordinance and presented it to Council during the first of two scheduled public hearings on Tuesday, April 2nd at the regular Council meeting. The second public hearing will be Tuesday, May 7th. Council meetings are ...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

I-90/SR 18 Interchange and Weigh Station Relocation Open House Tonight

Washington State Department of Transportation is holding an open house tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Twin Falls Middle School, 46910 SE Middle Fork Road, to discuss the relocation options for the weigh station located at I-90/State Route 18 interchange.&...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Eastside Fire and Rescue Welcomes New Deputy Chief

Ben Lane photo

Forwarded on behalf of Eastside Fire and Rescue

 Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) and Fire Chief Clark is proud to announce the promotion of Deputy Chief, Ben Lane.

Deputy Chief Lane is a 28-year veteran of the fire service. He started his car...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Community invited to view designs for new I-90/SR 18 interchange in Snoqualmie Valley

Forwarded on behalf Washington State Department of Transportation 

Open houses in Snoqualmie, April 17; North Bend, April 18

People who use the Interstate 90/State Route 18 interchange have the opportunity to learn about and weigh in on proposed de...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Mayor Proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mayor and Steve Nicholes

Mayor Ken Hearing proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month during the April 2nd, 2019 City Council meeting and encouraged advocates and communities across King County to take action to prevent sexual violence by standing with survivors. ...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Childhood Trauma Expert to Headline Encompass Rise & Thrive Breakast

Rise and Thrive

Encompass will host its third annual Rise & Thrive Breakfast on Tuesday, April 23 from 7:30-9:00 am at the Club at Snoqualmie Ridge. Rise & Thrive is an event that brings together business and community leaders for an en...

Read on...

RSVP and Details City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Training Exercises with Loud Explosions Planned for Thursday and Monday

Washington State Patrol will be conducting training exercises between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 28th and Monday, April 1st at the Fire Training Academy located off of exit 38 along I-90. Residents living east of North Bend may hear...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Sip Suds & Si Returns to Downtown North Bend on March 30th

39153042_272533720195319_2683688071269974016_o

The North Bend Downtown Foundation is partnering with wineries, breweries, artists and musicians to bring you the second Sip, Suds & Si from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 30th. Sip, Suds & Si is an art walk with live music, wine and beer tasting ...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Community Connections Newsletter - March 2019

Check out the March Community Connections newsletter for upcoming events and City happenings!

Community Connections - March 2019 

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2019

North Bend Receives Grant for New LED Street Lights

North Bend will soon be converting
streetlights to energy efficient LED street lights under the Relight Washingtongrant program. During the March 19th Council meeting, Councilmembers unanimously voted to approve a motion authorizing Mayor Ken Hearing t...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2019

City Gearing Up for Yardwaste Recycling and Recycling Event

The City of North Bend will begin the 2019 Yardwaste Recycling Program on Saturday, April 20th. Yard waste from residents and property owners in the North Bend zip code will be accepted on select Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon at the North Bend Public Work...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2019

5th District Lawmakers to Host Town Hall Meeting on March 16th

5th District Lawmakers

Representatives Lisa Callan and
Bill Ramos and Senator Mark Mullet will hold a town hall meeting from 2:30 p.m.to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 16th at the North Bend Library at 115 E 4th Street. 

The lawmakers will provide an
update on the cur...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2019

King County to Host Candidate Workshops Series

Forwarded on behalf of King County Elections.

If you are considering running for office, King County Elections is hosting a series of candidate workshops in March and April. Attendees will learn about the following:

· Offices up for election

&...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2019

National Prescription Drugs Take Back Day is April 27th; Dispose of Unused Medications

drug takeback

National Prescription Drugs
Take Back Day is Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Communitymembers may drop off unused or expired prescription drugs during these hours at
City Hall, located at 211 Main Avenue North.  

National Take-...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Burt Mann Named North Bend's 2018 Citizen of the Year

Mayor and Burt

It was
standing room only as friends and family turned out in support of the 2018Citizen of the Year. Mayor Ken Hearing and City Councilmembers honored Burt
Mann as the recipient of this prestigious honor at the March 5th, 2019 CityCouncil Meeting a...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Celebrate Our Local Businesses with a Shop and Listen Local Event on Saturday, March 2

As we celebrate the melting of the last remnants of February’s Snowmageddon, let’s get outside, enjoy the clear, crisp blue, and show our local businesses some extra support. The North Bend Downtown Foundation is sponsoring three local...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Mayor Proclaims February 24th Twin Peaks Day

Mayor Ken Hearing proclaims Sunday, February 24th, 2019 as Twin Peaks Day in the City of North Bend and asks all citizens to join in the celebration throughout the Snoqualmie Valley with donuts, cherry pie and a darn fine cup of coffee. 

Twin Peak...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Community Rallies to Support Neighbors During Recent Snowstorm

homeowners shoveling

In the aftermath of the recent record-setting snow event, many North Bend streets and side roads still have several feet of snow piled up along the sides, curbs and sidewalks. The City’s Public Works maintenance division is continuing to work on...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2019

City Snow Removal Efforts Winding Down; Private Property Snow Removal Available

Major plowing efforts are winding down in most of the City of North Bend due to the hard work of our Public Works Department, as well as several other agencies and contractors. As these efforts are ending, there will still be some snow removal assistance....

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Helpful Tips to Prepare for Snow and Ice Removal

Snow Plow Route Map

With more snow predicted for our area this weekend, the City is getting prepared for additional snow removal. When there is a need for snow plows, the Public Works Department will work to maintain both primary and secondary routes. Remember, the City does...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Si View to Hold Meeting to Discuss Aquatics Facility Options

The community is invited to a
meeting to discuss options for the aquatics facility at 7:00 p.m. on January 31st at the Si View Community Center, 400 SE Orchard Drive. Si View Metropolitan Parks is conducting a feasibility study to explore options for exp...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Si View to Hold Meeting to Discuss Aquatics Facility Options

The community is invited to a
meeting to discuss options for the aquatics facility at 7:00 p.m. on January 31st at the Si View Community Center, 400 SE Orchard Drive. Si View Metropolitan Parks is conducting a feasibility study to explore options for exp...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2019

City Announces New Acting City Administrator

-24-Mark Rigos

City Administrator Londi Lindell announced during the December 4, 2018 City Council meeting she would soon be retiring, and Mark Rigos would be stepping into the role of acting City Administrator.

Although Lindell won’t officially retire until th...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Rainier Asphalt Donates New Trail Connection for Residents to Enjoy

Rainier Asphalt trail 3

North Bend has a new paved trail connection
for bikers and pedestrians to enjoy. This connection brings us one step closerto a complete off road, multi-modal trail system.  Local company, Rainier Asphalt & Concrete
generously donated near...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Huxdotter Coffee Breaks Ground on New, Larger Building with Cafe

huxdotter-tear-down

Huxdotter Coffee broke ground on December 17th for their new 3,585 square foot building at 101 West Park Street in North Bend. The new building replaces the old 200 square foot drive-thru building and the former car wash on the corner of Park Street and M...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Council Passes Ordinance to Ban Retail Plastic Bags; Encourages Recycling Education

Council passed an ordinance to
ban retail carryout plastic bags in stores during the December 4th council meeting. The ordinance was first presented at the November 20th meeting. 

Plastic bags used for take-out food, newspapers, pet and yardwas...

Read on...

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Citizens Attended Town Hall Meeting on North Bend Water Rights

Town Hall Photo - 10-18-18

Around 30 people attended the Town
Hall meeting on North Bend Water Rights last night at 6:30 p.m. at the Mount SiSenior Center. Water hydrologist, Nicole DeNovio, PhD, LG presented on the City
of North Bend’s water right permits and was ava...

Read on...

Water Rights Town Hall Meeting City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Town Hall Meeting Held on Growth and Development

More than 50 community members attended a Town Hall meeting on Growth and Development at 6 p.m. on April 10 at the Mount Si Senior Center. The meeting offered a forum for providing information about state regulations governing growth and development and f...Read on...

City News / Press Releases