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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Hello Fall: Be Prepared with Stormy Weather Tips

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Hello, Fall!  

Heavy rain and some gusty weather moved into the Puget Sound region overnight - and there continues to be the potential for some power outages Wednesday, September 23rd. 

Puget Sound Energy has informed the City it will cont...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2020

City Seeking Applicants for Vacancy on Economic Development Commission

The City of North Bend is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Business & Economic Development Commission for Position No. 3, term expiring December 31, 2020 (with the eligibility for subsequent four-year appointment).

The Business & Economi...

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Vacancy Notice & Application City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Project Ignite Spreading Kindness, Positivity in North Bend

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Have you noticed the North Bend Fire Station bay doors lately? Have they brightened your day? They’re meant to. It’s that simple. 

Eastside Fire & Rescue launched Project Ignite last month -  a community art projec...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2020

September 15th City Council Meeting Video Now Available

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A video recording of the September 15, 2020 North Bend City Council online [Zoom] meeting is now available for residents to view.

You can watch that latest meeting HERE.

Eastside Fire & Rescue Chief Jeff Clark presented during the meeting, providing an ...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Rumor Has It: North Bend Water Conservation Ordinance

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In June 2020 the North Bend City Council enacted a Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) as an effort to be good stewards of the environment, conserve a limited natural resource and protect the S...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Tanner Trail Connection Project: Making Biking and Walking Easier and Safer in North Bend

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Have you noticed work occurring alongside North Bend Way between Cedar Falls Way and Maloney Grove Ave?  It’s a project that will soon make walking and biking even easier an...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Simple Water Saving Tips for a Big Conservation Impact and Lower Bills

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The City of North Bend’s Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) became effective this summer. Phase 1 of the WCO began on August 15th and runs through October 15th, typically the driest months of...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Air Quality Alert: Wildfire Smoke from Oregon forecast to move into Puget Sound Region

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Air quality in the North Bend area could hit unhealthy levels throughout the weekend as a wildfire smoke plume over Oregon is forecast to make its way north as wind directions make a southerly shift.

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is warning that signifi...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

12 Home Kanim Grove Project Begins September 14th

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Starting September 14, 2020, Mainvue WA, LLC will begin construction of a new, small residential home plat in North Bend. 

MainVue was issued a certificate of concurrency on April 3, 2019, whic...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Wildfire Risk Reduction Tips to Make your Home Safer

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During extended periods of hot, dry weather brush and wildfire danger increases. There are preventative measures you can take to protect your home. 

On September 8th, King Cou...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

New Sewer Rate Ordinance Takes Effect September 9th; Rate Increase Likely for Some Customers

On Wednesday, September 9th, a new sewer rate ordinance recently approved by the North Bend City Council went into effect.  

The new ordinance will only&...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

East Winds and Hot, Dry Conditions Increase Fire Risk, Reduces Air Quality

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As predicted by the National Weather Service, easterly winds kicked in Monday evening, September 7th, leading to a dramatic air quality change in North Bend as wildfire smoke from Eastern Washington infiltrated the area. 

Those east winds - along ...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Center Project Begins September 8th

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Starting September 8, 2020, Bendigo Properties LLC will begin construction of a new 12-acre athletic facility complex in North Bend.

The site of the new Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Complex is situated between NW 14th Street and Meadowbrook Farm along Boalch...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Water Conservation Tips to Help Preserve a Limited Natural Resource, Protect the Snoqualmie River

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While North Bend and the greater Puget Sound region experienced a wetter and cooler than normal start to summer, the dry, warm season is now in full swing in the Snoqualmie Valley.

The upcoming hot weather forecast is a good reminder of the importance of w...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

North Bend announces Rebecca Deming as new Community and Economic Development Director

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On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 the North Bend City Council unanimously approved the hiring of Rebecca Deming as the City’s new Community and Economic Development Director. She begins her new position in October.

Deming is the current Community Dev...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Mayor McFarland Proclaims September 2020 as National Recovery Month

Mayor McFarland proclaims September 2020 as National Recovery Month in the City of North Bend and calls upon all citizens to observe this month with appropriate programs, activities, and ceremonies supporting this year’s theme, "Rise Above ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

North Bend Receives Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award from Washington DOE

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In early August the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) announced for the third consecutive year the City of North Bend’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was honored with the Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award.

Of...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Sallal Board Withholds Information from the City; Sewer Rates to be Affected

Recently and without prior notice, the Sallal Water Association Board voted to no longer provide individual water use data to the City, breaking from a 13 plus year practice and directly violating City code requirements. This sudden decision by the Board ...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Tanner Trail Construction Project

With funding provided from Si View Metropolitan Park District’s Capital Bond and in partnership with City of North Bend, one of the missing segments of the Tanner Trail will start construction on Monday, August 24th. 

The proposed segmen...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

PROJECT IGNITE - SPREADING KINDNESS & JOY THROUGH COMMUNITY ART

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EVERY SINGLE COMMUNITY HAS A STORY TO TELL. THIS IS OURS.

What is Project Ignite? Eastside Fire & Rescue is normally extinguishing fires; however, this is one we want to burn bright! Project Ign...

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Project Ignite Program Information City News / Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

North Bend Rapid Relief Grant Distributed to Local Businesses and Organizations

Fifty local businesses and organizations in North Bend were approved for emergency funding through the City of North Bend Rapid Relief Program (CARES Act). To date the City has delivered checks to 21 grantees, totaling $84,100.  As grantees move ...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2020

New Public Information Officer / Communications Manager to join the City of North Bend

The City of North Bend is pleased to announce that Danna McCall has accepted the position of Public Information Officer/Communications Manager with the City of North Bend.

Danna holds a Communications/Public Relations degree from the University of Washingt...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

City Offers Google Pay Option for Utility Bill Customers

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City of North Bend utility customers now have a new way to pay sewer and water bills via laptop, tablet, or mobile device to make one-time payments with Google Pay.

This feature allows utility customers to select a credit or debit card stored in their Goog...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Republic Services Offers Proper Safe Handling Tips for Waste and Recycling During COVID-19

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Republic Services provides an essential service and like other essential services, it is our duty to serve the public, especially in times like these. We continue to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to m...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Emergency Repair Work on Eastbound I-90 at Stampede Pass Interchange Will Cause Delays

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Eastbound I-90 at Stampede Pass Interchange (milepost 62 to 63), ten miles east of Snoqualmie summit, is reduced to a single-lane until further notice. Drivers will experience significant...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Construction on Tree Farm Subdivision to Begin Soon

Construction will begin next week for the Tree Farm 58-lot subdivision located on the east side of Maloney Grove and just south of the SE 11th Street. This project will consist of the construction of 58 new homes. 

Essentially, a plat is comprised...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

North Bend City Allocates CARES Funds to Local Businesses and Organizations

The City of North Bend allocated $183,600 to small businesses and community organizations in need of emergency funding through the City of North Bend COVID-19 Rapid Relief Program (CARES Act). The federal grant program is intended to help offset operating...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2020

North Bend Approves New Domestic Violence Ordinance

On June 16th, 2020, North Bend City Councilmembers unanimously approved a new ordinance making it a crime to commit domestic violence in the presence of minor children.  

According to the new law, a person commits the crime of exposing minor child...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Rising COVID-19 Cases Elicits New Restrictions for Washington

Public Health—Seattle & King County continues to monitor cases, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 and has noted an increase in cases over the past two weeks. The daily average number of cases has more than doubled in the past two wee...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

King County Plans to Control Noxious Weed Infestations Along Snoqualmie River

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King County plans to begin their seasonal work of checking for and controlling noxious knotweed infestations along the Snoqualmie River corridor between the months of July and October. These noxious weeds are a significan...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

New Torguson Skatepark Construction to Begin July 9th

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Si View Metropolitan Park District will begin construction of a new skatepark facility at Torguson Park Starting July 9th, 2020. Construction will involve removal of the existing 6,000 square foot facility for a new 13,000 square foot facility.

The project...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Tanner Electric to Install Utility Poles Along North Bend Way Beginning July 7th

Tanner Electric Cooperative will begin phasing the construction of their transmission line on Tuesday, July 7, weather dependent. This work starts near Torguson Park and ends at the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and SE North Bend Way intersection and is expecte...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Encompass to Break Ground on New Facility in Snoqualmie on June 29

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After more than three years of gathering support and funds, Encompass will break ground on its new pediatric therapy and early learning center in Snoqualmie on June 29, 2020. The facility will be constructed on the old &...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Community Connections Newsletter - June 2020

Check out the June 2020 edition of the Community Connections Newsletter for the latest City happenings at: Community Connections Newsletter - June 2020

City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Burning Moratorium Declared for Areas of Eastside Fire & Rescue Through Sept. 30

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The communities within Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) are beautiful locations, offering some of the finest living on the west coast. Our neighborhoods cover relatively mountainous terrain, ...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Mayor McFarland Signs Executive Order Allowing Expanded Recreational Activities and Parks

Mayor Rob McFarland signed Executive Order 20-05 revising Executive Order 20-02 on recreational activity and the Safe Reopening Plan. This Order allows for the public use of playgrounds, sports courts, skate parks, BMX bike parks, ballfields and picnic sh...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2020

King County Approved to Move to Phase 2 of Safe Start Reopening Plan

King County announced today that, following an application to the Washington State Department Health, the county has now moved into a phase 2 under the state’s phased reopening of business, recreational and social activities.

This phase allows bu...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Metro Further Reduces Bus Routes in Snoqualmie Valley

King County Metro is adjusting bus and shuttle routes throughout the region due to reduced revenue and ridership. According to King County Metro, the latest financial forecast reflects the dire economic repercussions Metro faces due to the COVID-19 crisis...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Eastside Fire and Rescue Fire Chief Writes Message to Citizens

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North Bend Citizens,

As we witness the pain and outrage resulting from the senseless death of Mr. George Floyd, I want to assure you that the members of Eastside Fire & Rescue are also deeply troubled by this incident. I have been inspired by, and stan...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Check Here for the Most Recent Draft of the Water Conservation Ordinance

City of North Bend updated the Water Conservation Ordinance. Here is the most recent draft: Ordinance Exhibit A Adopting NBMC 13.50 Water Conservation

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2020

City Speaks Out Against Racial Injustice

Citizens of North Bend,

On behalf of myself and North Bend City Councilmembers, I want to express our deepest sadness over the killing of George Floyd. We not only grieve for his death, but also for the many others who have lost their lives while under pol...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2020

City Introduced Water Conservation Ordinance During Council Meeting

City of North Bend introduced a Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) as a First Reading during the May 5th City Council meeting via Zoom. A second reading will be held during a future Council meeting.

The City is required in the next round of comprehensive p...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

City of North Bend is Gearing Up for Annual Yardwaste Recycling Program

The City of North Bend will begin the 2020 Yardwaste Recycling Program on Saturday, May 16th. 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 Works ...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City Provides Web Links with Latest COVID-19 Updates and Resources

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced during a press conference on Thursday, April 2 that he is extending his statewide Stay Home order through May 4 in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). His decision was based on recent reports ...

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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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