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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Republic Services Running Garbage and Recycling Services Today; Some Areas Impossible to Reach

Republic Services is picking up garbage and recycling today, however, there are some neighborhoods and areas that are still too hazardous for them to safely drive. If you are not picked up today, they will pick up doubles at no charge on your next service...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

City Announces Changes in Leadership Roles

City of North Bend Interim City Administrator, Mark Rigos, announced on Friday, January 10th his decision to return to his previous position as the City’s Deputy City Administrator and Public Works Director beginning on Thursday, January 16th. R...

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

Local Contractors Offer Plowing Assistance for Private Properties

If you would like assistance with snow plowing on your private property, please reach out to one of our local contractors, listed below. If you are a contractor not on the list but have availability to help, please inform the City by emailing Communicatio...

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

Current Road Condition, Weather and Local Service Updates

The National Weather Service Seattle reported today that the winter weather advisory remains in effect from 1 p.m. this afternoon through 6 a.m. Thursday. Total new snow accumulations of up to 6 inches are expected with winds gusting as high as 45 mph. Pl...

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

Winter Weather Advisory Extended Through 7 a.m. Tomorrow

The National Weather Service has extended the winter weather advisory in our area until 7 a.m. tomorrow with additional accumulations of 3 to 7 inches possible. City Public Works crews will continue plowing snow throughout the night. Maintenance Superviso...

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

Conversation is Brewing; Join Local Law Enforcement for Coffee with a Cop February 6

Coffee with a Cop

Join Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department, local officers from Washington State Patrol, Wildlife Enforcement for Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, February 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Huxdotter Coffee, 101 West Park Street in North Bend.

Coffee with a ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

SVT Bus Routes Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to weather and road conditions, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) bus routes are currently not operating. All service is cancelled including fixed route, loop service and door-to-door service. For further information, call 425-888-7001 or check o...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Puget Sound Energey Provides a Winter Storm Alert

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The National Weather Service is monitoring another round of snow and wind for our region expected Wednesday – Thursday. This next system will likely bring strong winds (up to 50 mph) to the Cascade Foothi...

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

Republic Services Trash and Recycling Services Cancelled Today

Republic Services garbage and recycling service is cancelled for today, January 14th. Although some area are accessible for the trucks, service is suspended for driver safety. Republic Services will make every effort to resume service tomorrow depending o...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2020

City Provides Update on Snow Removal Plans for Tonight

Below is the City of North Bend Update for the 4-8 inches of snow that fell Sunday night in North Bend.

  1. By 4 p.m. Monday, the City’s Public Works Department’s Maintenance Division had snowplowed 90% of the public roads listed as Priorit...
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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Capital Investment Strategy Community Meeting Postponed

King County, as a service provider to the King County Flood Control District, has prepared a draft Capital Investment Strategy to reduce risks from flooding and channel migration hazards along the lower four miles of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River. A co...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services Hours Extended Due to Extreme Winter Temperatures

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In response to the extreme winter temperatures and weather, we will be extending our daytime service hours to bridge the gap between overnight shelter and public library hours. Should any library or...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2020

City Working Since Midnight to Clear North Bend Streets

snow plow route map

City of North Bend snow plow crews have been working since midnight to clear city streets of snow. Public Works Maintenance Director, Mark Pray, reported that approximately 90% of Priority 1 roads have been plowed at this time and 70% of Priority 2 roads....

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Republic Services Trash and Recycling Routes Cancelled Today

This is an important message from Republic Services, your trash, recycle and organics service provider.  Due to the hazardous road conditions they will not be running any routes on January 13, 2020.  They will be collecting doubles at no...

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

Helpful Tips to Prepare for Snow and Ice Removal

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With snow predicted for our area starting as early as Saturday night through next week, the City is getting prepared for snow removal. When there is a need for snow plows, the Public Works Department will prioritize snow removal based on the City&rsqu...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Snow Plow Route Map Shows Priority Level of North Bend Streets Based on Public Safety

snow plow route map

The National Weather Service has forecasted snow in our area for the next several days. In the event of snow accumulation that warrants snow plows, the City of North Bend prioritizes snow plow routes based on public safety. Main arterials will be prioriti...

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

Mayor McFarland Proclaims January 2020 as National Mentoring Month

Karla Russell with SVCN

The City of North Bend appreciates and honors those caring adult mentors who support young people by showing up for them when needed and demonstrating their commitment to helping them thrive. Mayor Rob McFarland proclaimed the month of January 2020 as Nat...

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

South Fork Landing Master Plan Open House to be Held Wednesday, January 8th

The public is invited to an open house to review the preferred concept plan for the future community park, South Fork Landing, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Si View Community Center, 400 SE Orchard Drive. South Fork Landing is a 36-acre open space property located ...

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

National Weather Service Has Issued a Weather Statement for Increased Landslide Threat

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties. Heavy rainfall through Tuesday will lead to an increased threat of landslides in Western Washington.

Soil moisture will remain at high levels acro...

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

Community Connections Newsletter - December 2019

Check out the December edition of the Community Connections newsletter. Happy holidays! 

Community Connections - December 2019

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

National Weather Service Calling for Flood Watch and Winter Storm Through Sunday

The National Weather Service issued a flood watch in effect from 10 p.m. this evening through Sunday evening.

The Flood Watch is in effect for:

* Portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington, including the following counties, in northwest Wa...

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

Sound Cities Association Honors Mayor Hearing During Annual Meeting

SCA Emeritus Award Recipients

The Sound Cities Association (SCA) honored Mayor Ken Hearing with a Member Emeritus 2019 Award. SCA presented the award to Mayor Hearing on December 4th at the Renton Pavilion Event Center during the 2020 SCA Annual Meeting.

Mayor Hearing, along with nine ...

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

CenturyLink Customers Experiencing Phone and Internet Outages; 911 Systems Affected

CenturyLink is experiencing phone signal and internet outages that are preventing some customers from calling 911 from landlines. The outage is affecting customers from Snoqualmie Pass to Fall City. Cell phones are able to connect to 911. This outage bega...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Motorists Should Expect Single Lane Closures Along SW Mt. Si Boulevard Friday and Monday

Rainier Asphalt & Concrete will be removing striping and repairing concrete along SW Mt. Si Boulevard Friday, December 6th. On Monday, December 9th, they will be raising manhole covers. 

These projects will require single lane closures for bot...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Road Closures Planned for Holly Days Festival on December 6th

2019 HD Parking, Road Closure Map

The City will be holding its Holly Days Festival this Friday, December 6th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  In order to accommodate the event, the following streets will be closed:

  • North Bend Way from Bendigo Boulevard South to Ballarat Avenue North will be...
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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Republic Services Will Be Closed Thanksgiving Day

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Republic Services will not collect garbage, recycling or organics on Thursday, November 28th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Service will run one day late.  Thursday customers will be p...

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

City of North Bend Contracted with Golder Associates for Water Supply and Mitigation Forecast

The City of North Bend has contracted with Golder Associates Inc. to prepare a water supply and mitigation forecast. This study was completed in October of 2019.  

Included as part of this report is a modeling tool that has been developed and used...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Learn About Forest Health and Fire Risk to Your Property on December 10th at North Bend Library

Dead and dying trees have proliferated throughout the county, especially with cedars, hemlocks, and maples. Wildfire and smoke are growing concerns.

Join local forest experts from Washington State University and King Conservation District at a free seminar...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Celebrate Holly Days Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting in Downtown North Bend

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Ring in the holidays with North Bend's holiday festival and tree lighting ceremony beginning Friday, December 6th through Sunday, December 8th.  

The Holly Days Old-Fashioned Downtown Festival will be in downtown North Bend from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. o...

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

North Bend Awarded Grants for Planting 4,000 Trees Along South Fork Snoqualmie River

City of North Bend was recently awarded two grants totaling $69,875 for invasive weed removal, tree restoration and the planting of new native trees along the South Fork Snoqualmie River.

The funds will be used for removing invasive weeds that threaten the...

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

Motorists Should Expect Intermittent Lane Closures Along SW Mt. Si Boulevard Tomorrow and Nov. 21st

Rainier Asphalt & Concrete will be working on manhole covers along SW Mt. Si Boulevard tomorrow, November 15th, and will be replacing traffic signal wires on Thursday, November 21st, weather permitting.  

This work will require intermittent la...

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

City Seeking Nominations for 2019 Citizen of the Year

The City of North Bend is seeking nominations for the 2019 Citizen of the Year Award.

Nominations must be for a North Bend resident or business that has gone above and beyond to make North Bend a better place to live, through professional or volunteer effo...

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

Mt. Si Senior Center celebrates those who served with Veterans Day lunch social

Mayor presenting for Vets Day

To honor the men and women who served in the armed forces, Mt. Si Senior Center hosted a free lunch for all veterans Monday, welcoming dozens of service people from all branches of the military. The event featured comments from retired Air Force Colonel B...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Walking Burt Mann Still Taking Daily Strolls in North Bend at Age 97

Burt Mann for website

Nearly every day for the last 28 years, beloved Burt Mann can be seen walking the streets of North Bend, talking to people he meets. Although at age 97, his treks have become shorter and slower, he still rarely misses a day. Because of these regular strol...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Over 30 Volunteers Plant Trees at Meadowbook Farm for Arbor Day

Arbor Day Group photo - 2019

Approximately 30 volunteers and City staff joined Mayor Ken Hearing in planting trees on North Bend’s Arbor Day, November 1st.  Volunteers from Cub Scout Pack 466, Boy Scout Troop 466, Girl Scout Troop 4094, Meadowbrook Farm Preservatio...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

City Reminds Everyone to Support Local Businesses Near Park Street Roundabout Construction

Park Street RAB for 11-6-19 article

North Bend’s newest roundabout at Park Street, Downing Avenue and North Bend Way is almost operational, despite a very wet September. The City hopes to have the paving and concrete work completed by mid-November, except for the final pavement li...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Mayor Proclaims November as Flood Awareness Month

During the November 5th City Council meeting, Mayor Ken Hearing proclaimed November 2019 as Flood Awareness Month and encouraged all residents, especially those living in flood prone areas, to join him in learning the preventive steps and preparedness tec...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Kick Off Halloween Night at Trick-or-Treat Street in North Bend; 48 Merchants Participating

2019 TOTS Map

Tonight is the night we’ve all been waiting for! The ever popular Trick-or-Treat Street from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown North Bend and surrounding areas.

Dress up in your favorite costume, bring the kids and enjoy a Spooktacular night of trick-...

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

Community Connections Newsletter - October 2019

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Check out this month's edition of the Community Connections Newsletter

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Mayor Proclaims November 1st as Arbor Day 2019 in North Bend

Mayor Ken Hearing proclaimed November 1st as Arbor Day 2019 in North Bend and urged all citizens to support efforts to protect our trees and forests, and to plant and care for trees to beautify our City and promote the well-being of this and future genera...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

North Bend Residents Encouraged to Sign Up for Electronic Emergency Alerts

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In the event of an emergency within North Bend and neighboring areas, City of North Bend provides electronic notifications for community members who wish to subscribe. Emergency Alerts include inclement weather, flooding, or other important information. B...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

City Proclaims November 1st as Arbor Day 2019; Community Invited to Tree Planting

Arbor Day 2018 Photo

The City of North Bend proclaims Friday, November 1 as Arbor Day 2019 and invites residents to a community tree planting beginning at 2 p.m.  at Meadowbrook Farm Park.

Please join Mayor Ken Hearing, City Staff, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust st...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2019

City of North Bend Business Bulletin - October 2019

NB Business Bulletin - crop w quarterly

Check out the latest City of North Bend Business Bulletin filled with Downtown North Bend happenings! 

Business Bulletin - October 2019 

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Wastewater Treatment Plant High Priority Improvements on Target for October 2020 Completion

WWTP photo - 10-3-19

Construction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Phase 1 improvements are on schedule for completion in October 2020. On Thursday, October 3, 2019, McClure and Sons placed 280 cubic yards of concrete for the base of the new secondary clarifier and an...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Mayor Hearing Visits Mestia, Republic of Georgia; Mestia Reps Coming in October

Mestia collage

City of North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing and Senior Planner, Mike McCarty flew out on Friday, September 27th to visit the Townlet of Mestia, Republic of Georgia as part of an exchange program for professional capacity building. The program is designed to fost...

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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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