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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Playgrounds and Skateparks Remain Closed Due to COVID-19

To ensure citizen safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and accordance with Washington State directives, playground equipment and other specified areas of city parks remain closed.

Since COVID-19 can be spread through hard surfaces, the equipment cannot be p...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

How to Report Washington Unemployment Fraud

The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) has seen a dramatic rise in unemployment imposter fraud in recent weeks.  If you suspect someone has made a fraudulent claim in your name, the Employment Security Department suggests that ...

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

Park Street Roundabout Work Scheduled Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

Park Street Roundabout final pavement work that was scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 18 was postponed due to inclement weather. In order for the pavement to set properly, it requires dry weather. The City will provide updates when the work will be reschedu...

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

North Bend, Snoqualmie Communities Spring into Action with Parade for Seniors Saturday

Celebrate our Valley’s older citizens, while staying safe yourself, in the first ever Spring into Action parade honoring senior citizens in Snoqualmie and North Bend this Saturday. From 10 a.m. to noon, a parade of fire, police, Snoqualmie Valle...

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

Park Street Roundabout Work Scheduled for Overnight Beginning May 18

Park Street Roundabout final pavement work, striping, and installation of light poles is anticipated to begin Tuesday, May 18, weather dependent. The work will occur 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through May 22.

Pavement lifting will address the existing pavement trans...

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

City to Hold Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Water Conservation Ordinance on May 26th

North Bend Council, Commissioners and staff invite the public to join a virtual Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26th. The meeting will provide information about a proposed Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) in North Bend. The City is required ...

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

King County Fire Departments Urge People to Call 911 for Symptoms of Heart Attack, Stroke

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Forwarded on behalf of Eastside Fire & Rescue

Fire departments and emergency medical services have experienced an approximate 25% decrease in the number of calls for serious health conditions such as STEMI heart attacks in King County. In correlation w...

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

Restriping Planned for Friday, May 8th Along Mount Si Boulevard

Restriping work is planned on Mount Si Boulevard tomorrow, May 8th beginning at 10:30 a.m. The project will be completed in one day. There will be brief lane closures, but all businesses will remain accessible through at least one driveway.

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

North Bend Names David Miller to Permanent City Administrator

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David Miller, who has worked as the City of North Bend’s Interim City Administrator since January 16, 2020, was named to the permanent position. North Bend City Council voted unanimously for Miller during the May 5th Council meeting.

Miller, who ...

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

Business Bulletin - April 2020 Version

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Check out the latest City of North Bend Business Bulletin, a quarterly newsletter dedicated to keeping our community informed.

Business Bulletin - April 2020 

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

North Bend Mayor Issues Executive Order During Stay Home, Stay Healthy Extension

Mayor Rob McFarland issued Executive Order 20-03 amending Executive Order 20-01 to provide clarification on employee wages and benefits to be paid during the mandated Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. Effective May 5, 2020, the City will return to its standa...

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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 6, 2020

Mayor McFarland Proclaims May 2020 as Older Americans Month

During the May 5th City Council meeting, Mayor Rob McFarland proclaimed May 2020 as Older Americans Month in the City of North Bend and urged every resident to recognize older adults and the people who support them as essential members of our community.&a...

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

Training Exercises with Loud Explosions Planned for Wednesday, May 6th

Washington State Patrol will be conducting training exercises between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6th 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 5, 2020

Republic Services Resumes Services That Were Restricted Due to COVID-19

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Since the onset of COVID– 19 and the health concerns that are taking place in our communities, Republic Services is Committed to Serve in your community.  We take to heart what is happening and we...

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

Inslee Announced Phased Approach for Reopening Washington

Governor Jay Inslee signed a new COVID-19 order today, May 4th, for a phased reopening of Washington’s economy. Although the Stay Home, Stay Healthy is being extended to the end of May, the governor announced his Safe Start plan which amends som...

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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: May 1, 2020

Mayor Proclaims May 2020 as Building Safety Month

Mayor Rob McFarland proclaimed the month of May 2020 as Building Safety Month in the City of North Bend and encourages all citizens to consider appropriate steps they can take to ensure the safety of our built environment and recognize that the implementa...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

North Bend Summer Events with Large Gatherings Likely to be Cancelled

Consistent with Governor Jay Inslee’s recent order to continue social distancing measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19, event planners are required to comply with the Governor’s order. Each permit submitted to the City that is r...

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

Parks Commission Seeks Arts Advisory Ex-Officio

The North Bend Parks Commission is seeking to appoint an Arts Advisory Ex-Officio (non-voting) member to serve on the Parks Commission. This person will advise the Parks Commission on matters relating to art and beautification with the City of North Bend....

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Arbor Day Foundation Names North Bend 2019 Tree City USA

North Bend was named a 2019 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

North Bend achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or depar...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Food Assistance Available in Snoqualmie Valley

The Snoqualmie Valley has several organizations available to assist with food needs for individuals and families during the current pandemic that is causing widespread job loss and financial crisis.

Those in need of food and other social services are encou...

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

Mayor McFarland Discusses State of the City During April 21st Virtual Meeting

During the April 21st virtual Council meeting, Mayor Rob McFarland discussed the State of the City address, which you will find in its entirety, here: 2020 Council State of the City Address

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie Proclaim April 22nd as Earth Day

The Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, Washington wish to join all of the other environmentally- minded jurisdictions around the world in celebrating Earth Day. Rob McFarland and Matthew R. Larson, Mayors of the Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, do h...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2020

City to Hold Council Meeting Tonight Via Zoom

City of North Bend will be holding their regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 21st starting at 7 p.m. Due to Gov. Jay Insless’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy directive, the meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Members of the Public may provid...

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

Mayor Proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Rob McFarland, Mayor, join advocates and communities throughout King County in taking action to prevent sexual violence by standing with survivors and proclaiming April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the City of North Bend and encourage all to commi...

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

City Invites Residents to Participate in the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd

April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the global movement to help protect our planet and people. To celebrate this momentous occasion, while adhering to safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, City of North Bend would like to invit...

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

Mt. Si Senior Center Seeking Community Support to Continue Serving Local Seniors

Forwarded on behalf of Mt. Si Senior Center

The Mt. Si Senior Center, located in North Bend, serves seniors living in Snoqualmie, North Bend, Fall City, and surrounding areas. Due to the coronavirus and COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Healthy order by Governor In...

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

North Bend Temporarily Suspends Utility Shutoffs and Late Fees for City Customers

City of North Bend will suspend shutoffs and late fees / penalties for City utility customers who become delinquent due to financial hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The suspension includes service for potable water, storm water, and sewer for utili...

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

Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Site Reopens at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital

Forwarded on behalf of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital COVID-19 testing site reopened Tuesday, April 7th, as a drive-thru service and will be open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Testing is recommended only for those with current symp...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

City Awarded Grant to Help Address Housing Affordability

The City of North Bend was awarded a $50,000 grant from the State of Washington Department of Commerce as part of $876,756 to assist 14 Washington communities in addressing housing affordability. Providing housing for North Bend’s low-income res...

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

Blood Donors Needed to Maintain Local Supply

Forwarded on behalf of Public Health – Seattle & King County

Social distancing directives have meant the cancellation of the school and employer blood drives that maintain the local blood supply, putting our local blood supply in danger of co...

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

Washington National Guard to be Deployed to Assist Local Food Bank

Governor Jay Inslee stated in his press conference on April 1st that 140 Washington National Guardsmen will soon be deployed to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak by assisting local food banks in King, Pierce, Franklin, Chelan and Walla Walla counties. Gov....

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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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Posted on: April 2, 2020

April Yard Waste and Recycling Events Postponed

The annual Special Recycle Event originally scheduled for Saturday, April 25th has been postponed due to recommendations by the WA Department of Health, Public Health - Seattle & King County and our grant managers. The City hopes to reschedule this ev...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Follow These Tips to Save Your Pipes

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With increased focus on disinfecting high touch surfaces, more people are using disposable disinfecting wipes and paper towels with cleaning products. City of North Bend Public Works Department would like to remind residents that these wipes and paper tow...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

King County Postpones Payment Deadline to June 1 for Individual Property Taxpayers

Forwarded on behalf of King County 

Due to the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, King County Executive Dow Constantine has extended the first-half 2020 property tax deadline to June 1. This executive order only applies to indivi...

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Former North Bend Councilmember Exposed to COVID-19; Shares Advice for Community

Councilman Trevor Kostansich

In early March, North Bend resident and former Councilmember, Trevor Kostanich along with 11 others flew by helicopter into a remote area of British Columbia’s mountains to ski and snowboard. Two days after the week-long trip, Kostanich received...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Council Meeting Scheduled for April 7th Has Been Cancelled

The regular North Bend City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 7th has been cancelled. 

View the cancellation notice here: April 7th Meeting Cancellation Notice

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Mayor McFarland Addresses Citizens of North Bend

Mayor Rob McFarland

Now that we all have had a week of mandated staying home due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have seen the entire world shaken economically and health-wise, as your Mayor, I am sharing with you some of what your City and the local community is doing to respo...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Mt. Si Senior Center Providing Lunches for Seniors Via Curbside and Delivery

Mt. Si Senior Center continues to serve lunches to the seniors they serve Mon. through Fri. The meals are distributed via curbside and delivery only at this time.

“Our goal is to serve meals to seniors 60 and older who lack the financial resource...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Snoqualmie Police Chief Addresses Concerns Regarding Service During Stay Home Order

Forwarded on behalf of Snoqualmie Police Chief, Perry Phipps

During this past week, I have received some questions and inquiries about how the Police Department will be serving the community during this crisis associated with the COVID-19 virus and the res...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Only Offering Curbside Food Delivery Starting March 25th

Starting today, March 25th, Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank is now offering only curbside food delivery and will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The food bank is located at 122 East 3rd Street, North Bend. 

“Our staff and volunteers w...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

King County Metro Announces Temporary Service Reductions in North Bend; Snoqulamie

Forwarded on behalf of King County Metro

Snoqualmie and North Bend typically have service on Metro Routes 208 and 628 and Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Shuttle 629. Currently, during Metro’s temporary Service Reductions, Route 208 is not opera...

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

Transportation Deemed Essential Service; SVT Buses Running During Governor’s Stay Home Order

To help Washington State fight the spread of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 illness it causes, Governor Jay Inslee issued a statewide order March 23 to residents, calling on them to stay home, stay safe.

The order requires residents to avoid all pu...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Nintendo Donates Over 9,500 N95 Masks

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North Bend is home to the North American production facility of the world’s largest video gaming company. Nintendo has been “Putting Smiles on the Faces of Everyone Nintendo Touches”, according to their Corporate Social Respo...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Republic Services Running All Collection Routes; Only Collecting Trash and Recycling Inside Cans

Forwarded on behalf of Republic Services

Republic Services is running all collection routes at this time. However, with the onset of COVID–19 and the health concerns in our communities, they have concerns with loose materials around the carts and...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

North Bend Playgrounds, Sports Courts and Skateparks Closed to Protect Public Health

Mayor Rob McFarland issued today, March 23, 2020 Executive Order No. 20-02, which exercises his emergency powers to close certain active recreational areas in all parks and open spaces within the city limits of the City of North Bend.

This is a result of t...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Artilce in 425 Magazine Highlights Strong Community Support

Check out this article in 425 Magazine supporting local North Bend businesses. 

Community Support Strong in North Bend Community

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City News / Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Encompass Reschedules Rise & Thrive Breakfast and Caspar Babypants Concert

Forwarded on behalf of Encompass NW

Encompass is rescheduling two big spring events in order to comply with Governor Jay Inslee’s guidelines for community gatherings during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The first is a family concert with Caspar Babypants...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Free Breakfast and Lunch Meals Available for Snoqualmie Valley School District Students

Forwarded on behalf of Snoqualmie Valley School District

On March 18, the Snoqualmie Valley School District began its “Grab and Go” Meals Program to help ensure all children have food during the school closure. This program is availabl...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City Reminds People that Disinfecting Wipes and Paper Towels are not Flushable

With increased focus on disinfecting high touch surfaces, more people are using disposable disinfecting wipes and paper towels with cleaning products. City of North Bend Public Works Department would like to remind residents that these wipes and paper tow...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Mt. Si High School Staff Member Tested Postive for COVID-19

Snoqualmie Valley School District announced yesterday, March 18th that one of their Mt. Si High School staff members tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is recovering at home.

Below is Principal John Belcher’s message to MSHS families. ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services Provides Updates

Tuesday morning, our regular winter shelter season closed. This is always such a difficult time for our program participants and an emotional pull for our staffing team.  We’re grateful to our community, financial donors and hosting loc...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Switching to Grab and Go Model Next Week

Starting next week, the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank will be moving to a "grab and go" model for people to get their food. They will be putting together bags/boxes of food consisting of both shelf stable and fresh foods for meals for a week. They...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

King County Shares Safe Practicesfor Hikers

Forwarded on behalf of the King County Sheriff’s Office

The King County Sheriff’s Office has seen a spike in calls for service related to search and rescue calls of lost, missing and injured hikers.  The Sheriff’s Off...

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

Phoenix Plaza Right-of-Way Work to Restart Along North Bend Way

Starting the week of March 23rd, westbound vehicles along East North Bend Way will be intermittently shifted into the eastbound travel lane for the next few weeks. The lane shift is associated with the Phoenix Plaza private development project and is not ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Council Ratifies Emergency Proclamation to Reduce Staff Risk of COVID-19

During the March 17th City of North Bend Council meeting, Councilmembers ratified and confirmed the Proclamation of Emergency that Mayor Rob McFarland signed on March 11th.  The ratification allows the City to update the original emergency procla...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Financial Resources for Those Impacted by COVID-19

The following financial resources information has been published by Claudia Balducci, Chair of the King County Council.

King County Council staff has compiled a range of information being developed by various agencies and governments that may be helpful to...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley School District Superintendent Provides Updates for Parents

Forwarded on behalf of Rob Manahan, Superintendent of SVSD

I wanted to share some thoughts and my gratitude for the students, staff, parents and community members throughout our valley. I know many things are up in the air - not only educationally, but in ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Testing for COVID-19 Is Temporarily Suspended at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital; ER Testing Available

Forwarded on behalf of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is temporarily suspending sample collections of COVID-19 due to national manufacturer back-orders on collection supplies. As soon as supplies are replenished notices will be s...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley Organizing Food and Supply Drive

The Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley is organizing a food and supply drive to assist local families in need and the staff of the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, which is now a COVID-19 testing facility. The drive will be ongoing through April 24th at SnoFalls...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

North Bend City Hall to Close Temporarily Beginning March 17th

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In accordance with recent public health recommendations, in order to ensure resident and staff safety and reduce the spread of COVID-19, North Bend City Hall will be temporarily closing public facing counters beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17th. Ci...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Operating on Regular Routes

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Snoqualmie Valley Transportation is operating all regular bus routes in North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Preston, Carnation, and Duvall. The Valley Shuttle operates between 5:35 a.m. and 9:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. All rides are a suggested donatio...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Now a COVID-19 Testing Center

Forwarded on behalf of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is now a COVID-19 testing center. The hospital has discontinued visitors for admitted patients until further notice for the protection of our most vulnerable community m...

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

Comcast Increases Access to and Speeds of Internet Essentials’ Low-Income Internet Service

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As our country continues to manage the COVID-19 emergency, we recognize that our company plays an important role in helping our customers stay connected – to their families, their workplaces, their schools, and the ...

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

Puget Sound Energy Taking Measures to Help Customers During COVID-19 Situation

Forwarded on behalf of PSE

As a provider of an essential service to our customers, Puget Sound Energy is working to ensure we are here for our customers, our community and our employees as coronavirus impacts the region.

We know some of our business and res...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

KCLS institutes System-wide Closure in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Effective at 6 p.m. today, Friday, March 13, the King County Library System (KCLS) will close all library locations to the public. These closures will remain in effect until at least April 13, or further no...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of North Bend Announces Measures to Protect Citizens and Staff from COVID-19

In accordance with guidance from Public Health – Seattle and King County (Public Health), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Washington State Department of Health (DOH) to create social distancing, City administration has ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

RAD Self Defense Course Cancelled

The Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) classes, taught by Police Officers Nigel Draveling and Robert Robinson, have been cancelled due to state and federal recommendations for social distancing.

This four-day course was scheduled for March 25 and 26th an...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Body Recovered from Snoqualmie River Has Been Identified

A body found on March 9th in the Snoqualmie River near downtown Snoqualmie has been identified.

Ryan Canady, who was 39 years of age and a long-time resident of Carnation, was identified as the deceased. He had been estranged from his family and they have ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

City Council Meeting to be Held March 17th with No Public Comment

City of North Bend will be holding their regular Council Meeting on March 17th starting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Due to guidelines by Public Health – Seattle & King County and to ensure the safety of our citizens we will only be accepting pub...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Snoqualmie Valley Schools to Close Starting March 13th

Forwarded on behalf of Snoqualmie Valley School District

In light of recent information shared by our elected officials and public health agencies, we are informing all families that Snoqualmie Valley schools will be closed starting tomorrow, Friday, March...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Sip Suds & Si Event Scheduled for March 21st Has Been Cancelled

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In the interest of public safety and health, the North Bend Downtown Foundation has decided to cancel Sip Suds & Si that was scheduled for March 21st.

This decision was made in accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s orders to ban events attrac...

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

Mt. Si Senior Closed Temporarily as of Thursday, March 12th

Forwarded on behalf of Mt. Si Senior Center

In response to the coronavirus and the spread of COVID-19, Mt. Si Senior Center will do its part to limit gatherings of people. Starting tomorrow, March 12th, the Center will be closed, temporarily.We are hoping ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

North Bend Mayor McFarland Signs Emergency Proclamation

Mayor Rob McFarland signed a proclamation of emergency today, March 11th, that allows the City of North Bend to take measures to protect the public health, safety and welfare of North Bend’s residents and may go beyond the capability of local re...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

School District is Preparing for Emergency School Closures

Forwarded on behalf of Snoqualmie Valley School District.

This will be the first of several communications over the coming days based on the rapidly evolving coronavirus situation.

In a press conference this morning, Governor Jay Inslee and Public Health Se...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Local Health Officials Announce New Recommendations to Reduce Risk of Spread of COVID-19

Late yesterday, state and local officials announced new recommendations to King County residents aimed at reducing their risk of exposure to COVID-19.

King County Public Health is recommending, but not requiring, the following steps:

  • People at higher risk o...
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Posted on: March 5, 2020

School District Planning Deep Cleaning and Disinfecting of All Schools as a Precaution

Forwarded on behalf of Snoqualmie Valley School District

As a reminder, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Snoqualmie Valley schools and Public Health is not recommending schools close or cancel activities at this time.

In case COVID-19 sp...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Snoqualmie Police Officers Honored with Air National Guard and ‘Best Police Officer’ Awards

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Snoqualmie Police Chief Perry Phipps proudly recognized two Snoqualmie Police officers who recently received special honors during the March 3rd City Council meeting.

Officer Jayce Gutzler was voted Best Police Officer in 425 Magazine’s 2020 Best...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Sip Suds & Si is Back with More Venues and More Fun

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The North Bend Downtown Foundation is, once again, partnering with wineries, breweries, artists and musicians to bring you Sip Suds & Si from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 21st. Sip Suds & Si is an art walk with live music, wine and beer tasting ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Community Connections Newsletter - March 2020

Check out the March 2020 edition of the Community Connections newsletter.

Community Connections Newsletter - March 2020

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Snoqualmie Police Requesting Help Identifying a Package Thief Seen on Snoqualmie Ridge

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The Snoqualmie Police Department is asking for community member’s help in identifying a man who was seen taking packages off front porches on Snoqualmie Ridge. The person of interest is a white male wearing a red baseball cap and driving a four-...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Know the Facts about Coronavirus; Risk of Exposure Remains Low

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a new respiratory virus and there are no treatments for it. However, according to recent posts from Public Health – Seattle and King County (PHSKC) health officer, Dr. Jeff Duchin, most people will recover on their own,...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Mayor McFarland Proclaims February 24th as Twin Peaks Day

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Mayor Rob McFarland proclaimed February 24th as Twin Peaks Day during the February 18th Council meeting and encouraged citizens to join in the celebration throughout the community. The year 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the premiere of Twin Peaks tel...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Fire Training Academy Near North Bend Withdrawn as a Coronavirus Quarantine Site

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and Washington State Patrol (WSP) confirmed today that the Fire Training Academy near North Bend is no longer a Coronavirus quarantine site. According to the WSP, the current class of firefighting recruits h...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Sand and Sandbags Now Available for Flooding at Public Works Facility

Snoqualmie River is currently at Flood Phase 2, meaning that lowland flooding may occur. Currently, there are no roads closed in North Bend. The Park & Ride lot across from the Pour House is closed due to flooding.

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

WA State Patrol Fire Training Academy Designated as Coronavirus Quarantine Management Facility

Forwarded on behalf of Eastside Fire & Rescue

The recent spread of the Coronavirus has impacted several states and communities across the country. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has been working with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as well ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Federal Agencies Set up Coronavirus Quarantine Facility Outside of North Bend

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are in collaboration with federal and state agencies, local health departments and the Port of Seattle to monitor local risks to the coronavirus to ensure...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Know the Facts About Coronavirus; Risk Remains Low for Washington

The Washington State Department of Health, in collaboration with federal and state agencies, local health departments and the Port of Seattle, is closely monitoring local risks to the novel coronavirus. The immediate risk in our region is still considered...

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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: 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: 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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News Flash

Posted on: February 3, 2020

North Bend Events

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North Bend is home to many events throughout the year. City of North Bend is helping raise awareness about protecting our world by picking up litter on the 50th Earth Day, April 22nd. Join us in the celebration by doing your part in your neighborhoods.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Outdoor Recreation

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North Bend's numerous parks and trails provide multiple opportunities for enjoying team sports, hiking, fishing, bicycling, climbing, river sports, wildlife observation and scenic views, all within a short walk or bike ride from residents' front doors.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Water Conservation

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Water conservation ensures that we have adequate water now and in the future. It is up to all of us to use water wisely and is as simple as each of us making small changes. Conserving water not only protects this resource, but also saves energy and money.

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