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Posted on: August 21, 2019

City Seeking Community Input on Developing Hazard Risk Reduction Strategies

City of North Bend is seeking public input to assist in developing strategies to help reduce risk to natural and human-caused disasters. 

The King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan is undergoing its five-year, 2020 update between now and Dece...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Food Bank Director to Present at Mt. Si Senior Center Aug. 26

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Executive Director Nikki Lloyd will give a presentation on the food bank during lunch at Mt. Si Senior Center, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday Aug. 26. The Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank is available to local residents not only for food...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Visitor Information Center & Mountain View Art Gallery to Close its Doors September 8th

VIC

After much deliberation, the City has decided to close the Visitor Information Center & Mountain View Art Gallery in its existing location in order to pursue alternative options for providing tourism related activities.  The goal continues to...

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

Love Snoqualmie Valley Volunteer Day to Launch October 5th

Forwarded on behalf of Love Snoqualmie Valley Volunteer Day 

Volunteer Day October 5

The first Love Snoqualmie Valley Volunteer Day will launch on October 5th from 8:00 a.m. to noon with various projects across the Snoqualmie Valley!

Join the Moveme...

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

King County to Begin Si View Levee Repairs This Fall

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King County River and Floodplain Management Section will be repairing a portion of the Si View Levee along the right bank of the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River beginning this fall between Monday, August 26th and Monday, October 14th. Once started, the...

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

Community Connections Newsletter - August 2019

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Check out this month's Community Connections newsletter with updates on the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Park Street Roundabout, photos from the Downtown Block Party and Festival at Mt. Si, and a feature article about Councilmember Martin Volken. For this ...

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

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Asking for Feedback on Local Transportation

Tired of Driving? No Car? Tell Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Coalition what transit options you want. SVTC is requesting community feedback in the new SVTC online survey. Please select your top three choices from a list of more than a dozen transportat...

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

Festival at Mount Si Kicks off August 9th; Seeking Volunteers to Help During Event

Festival at Mt Si logo

Join the fun at the Festival at Mt Si Friday, August 9th through Sunday, August 11th. The Festival offers entertainment, music, activities, arts and crafts vendors, local food and drinks for the entire family.

Relax in the beer and wine garden while suppor...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of New City Hall Set for September 5th

City Hall July 2019

City of North Bend will celebrate the opening of the new City Hall starting at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 5th. The public is invited to the ceremony, which includes the ribbon cutting at 5 p.m., live music and tours of the interior. Light refreshmen...

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

Expect Intermittent Traffic Delays on SE 140th Street this Friday for Tanner Electric Lot Paving

Tanner Electric Cooperative will be paving the parking lot of their new headquarters building on Friday, August 2nd. Motorists can expect intermittent traffic delays along SE 140th Street between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. to accommodate large equipment needed to ...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2019

New City Hall to Open Tuesday, July 30th; City Hall and CED Offices Closing Friday, July 26th

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The new City Hall will officially open to the public on Tuesday, July 30th. Staff from the current City Hall at 211 Main Avenue North and the Community Economic Development building at 126 East Fourth Street will be moving into the new building at 920 SE ...

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

Construction Work on 436th Avenue SE Extended Due to Recent Rains

Due to rain, the completion date for the paving work taking place on 436th Avenue SE south of I-90 and the City of North Bend, near Riverbend, has been extended to Monday, July 22 at 5 p.m. Additionally, paving work will occur this Saturday, July 20, from...

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

Wastewater Treatment Plant Receives Outstanding Performance Award for Second Consecutive Year

Don and Mayor - WWTP award

City of North Bend received the
Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Plant Award for 2018 for the secondconsecutive year. The Department of Ecology (DOE) commended the City on the extraordinary
level of effort the City’s plant operators demonstr...

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

SR 18 Closing for Much of This Weekend; Travelers Should Plan for Alternate Routes

Forwarded on behalf of Washington State Department of Transportation

State Route 18 will be closed between I-90 at Snoqualmie and Issaquah - Hobart Road for maintenance starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, July 19th through 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 21st. WSDOT crew...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Community Connect Helps First Responders Better Serve Residents

Eastside Fire & Rescue
announces Community Connect, a free, secure and easy to use platform thatallows you to share critical information about your household that will aid
first responders and emergency response personnel when responding to your...

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

Road Closures Scheduled for Downtown Block Party and Legends Car Show

The City will be holding the 11th Annual Downtown Block Party this Saturday, July 20th from Noon to 11 p.m. and the Legends Car Show on Sunday, July 21st from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. In order to accommodate the event, the following streets will be closed from ap...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2019

SE Tanner Road / North Bend Way Realignment Construction to Begin July 12th

Construction is slated to begin Friday, July 12th on the SE Tanner Road / North Bend Way Intersection realignment project. The improvements will consist of realigning the intersection from 45 degrees to 90 degrees resulting in a safer intersection by redu...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Watermain Replacement Project on 412th Avenue on Track for Completion Early August

412th Watermain project photo

The 412th Avenue Watermain Replacement Project is on track to be completed around the first week in August. All the new watermain, hydrants and services are now installed. There is one more tie in scheduled for next Wednesday, July 17th. The project will ...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Stars and Stripes Rainbow Bingo is Saturday at Mt. Si Senior Center

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Independence
Day may be gone according to the calendar, but the festivities will continue onSaturday at Mt. Si Senior Center, where the always fabulous Aunt Betty Malone
is hosting Stars and Stripes Rainbow Bingo, Saturday, July 13, starting at 6:30...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Celebrate the Month’s Birthdays with Piano Performances, Second Thursdays at Mt. Si Senior Center

Pianist Tom
Lyons plays “A Little Lunch Music,” the second Thursday of each month at Mt. SiSenior Center. In honor of the birthday babies of each month, he performs
classic tunes and old favorites during the monthly birthday lunch,...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Ocean to Ocean Team to Showcase Model T Cars in North Bend This Friday as Part of Cross-country Race

The 2019 Ocean to Ocean Rerun team began their cross-country venture on June 15th to spend 30 days in the non-passing lane as they drive their Ford Model T’s from Tarrytown, NY to Seattle, WA. Approximately 35 drivers registered for the race, wh...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Public Invited to Hazard Mitigation Workshop on July 24th

Residents are invited to participate
in a Hazard Mitigation Workshop from 6 to 8 pm. on Wednesday, July 24th at the North Bend Library. City of North Bend is in the process of updating its annex to the King County Hazard Mitigation Plan. Part of this upd...

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

Paving Work Begins Today on 436th Avenue SE

Paving work will take place on 436th Avenue SE south of I-90 and North Bend, near Riverbend starting today. The work is anticipated to be completed on Friday, July 26th, but is highly weather dependent.

Work requires a daily lane restriction from 7 a.m. to...

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

Follow These Fireworks Safety Tips for a Injury and Fire Free July Fourth

The Fourth of July can be a fun time filled with great memories and family gatherings. But before your family celebrates, make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety and the risk of fire from fireworks due to the past few weeks of dry weather. To help...

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

Day Out with Thomas Rides Start July 12th in Snoqualmie

Thomas the Train

Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him for a day of big adventures at Day Out with Thomas. Children can spend a day with their friend Thomas on July 12-14 and 19-21, 2019 at the Northwest Railway Museum at 38625 SE King Stree...

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

North Bend Gearing Up for 11th Annual Downtown Block Party July 20th; Legends Car Show July 21st

Block Part and Legends for web

Join the fun during North Bend’s largest festival, the eleventh annual Downtown Block Party and fifth annual Legends Car Show. Block Party will be held from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th and Legends Car Show will be held at 8 a.m., with...

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

Independence Day 2019 Fireworks Restrictions Will Ensure a Safe Holiday

As a reminder, only common fireworks are legal within the North Bend city limits and may only be discharged between 9 a.m. and midnight on July 4th.

North Bend Municipal Code (NBMC) states in part:

8.20.040 Retail sale and discharge of fireworks.

A. Only com...

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

New Trail Connections Opens; Public Invited to Community Walk

The Community is invited to celebrate the completion of new trail connections from Snoqualmie Valley Trail to Tollgate Farm Park and Meadowbrook Farm at 5 p.m. on Friday June 28. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Meadowbrook Trail, follow...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Eastside Fire and Rescue Declares Burning Moratorium for Certain Areas June 15 Through September 30

Forwarded on behalf of Eastside Fire and Rescue

As wildfire season approaches, the King County Fire Marshal’s Office is currently tracking fuel loads and drought conditions. As in the past two summers, it appears conditions are peaking sooner tha...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2019

North Bend Seeking Artists for 2019 Downtown Block Party

Block Party

The City of North Bend and North Bend Downtown Foundation are seeking local artists to show off your art at the Downtown Block Party starting at noon on Saturday, July 20th.

The Block Party provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet artists and pu...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Watermain Replacement Project to Begin Monday, June 10th on 412th Avenue

412th watermain replacement map

The 412th Avenue SE AC Watermain Replacement Project is scheduled to begin construction on Monday, June 10th. D&G Backhoe out of Lake Stevens is the contractor on the project.

The work will consist of, but is not limited to, installation of approximate...

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

City Planner to Visit Mestia, Republic of Georgia as First Part of Cultural Exchange

Mestia photo

Final preparations are being made
for City of North Bend Long Range Planner, Jesse Reynolds to visit the Townlet ofMestia, Republic of Georgia to kick off an exchange program called Twinning.
The program is designed to foster a relationship between pe...

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City News / Press Releases
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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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State of the City Address Video 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 ...

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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...

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