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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Collaborative Grant Work for Future Meadowbrook Farm Park Prairie Loop Trail

Map of Proposed Prairie Loop Trail at Meadowbrook Farm

Good things happen when organizations work together.

The Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, the Si View Metropolitan Park District, and the Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Association are collectively planning for the future Baqwab Prairie Loop Trail at Me...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Remembering Fritz Ribary, Meet up with the Mayor, Trailhead Direct and More

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Happy Friday, North Bend. Welcome to the newest edition of your Weekly Recap! Enjoy the read and remember to click linked headlines for articles and posts.

Fritz Ribary, A Life Dedicated to Family and Public Service in Snoqualmie Valley: The City ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley Announces Community Grant Awards

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The Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley has selected thirteen community organizations to receive $14,000 in grants ranging from $500 to $2,000. Club President David Moore said, “Every dollar that supporters and partners of the Rotary Club of Snoqua...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Traffic Alert: Paving Projects Scheduled May 20 Along Park Street and North Bend Way

Paving Work for Southeast North Bend Way and Park Street, 5.20.22

On Friday May 20th, paving is tentatively scheduled at two separate locations:

  • Park Street repaving is scheduled to be completed for the Cade Vu/109 Degrees project. Temporary road closures will occur on Park Street from the North Bend Way/Park Street roun...
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City News Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Affordable Housing Week, Recycling Event, Meet up with the Mayor and More

Weekly Recap 05.13.22

Happy Friday the 13th, North Bend, and welcome to the newest edition of your Weekly Recap! While our cold, rainy spring continues, be sure to check out the skies on Sunday night, where you might spot the first “supermoon” of the year, ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Trail Closure Alert: Tollgate Farm Park Loop

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A portion of the Tollgate Farm Park loop trail is temporarily closed, as Si View Metropolitan Parks District commences work to build a barn, parking area and realign ingress/egress as part of the Tollgate Park Agricultural Development. Livestock have been...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Meet Up with the Mayor for Coffee and a Chat

Meet up with the Mayor 5.18.22

On Wednesday, May 18th at 10:30 a.m., community members are invited to join North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland for a cup of coffee at Arete Coffee Bar, located at 112 West Second Street. Bring your questions and chat over coffee and snacks with Mayor Rob. Thi...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Public Hearing Date for Formation of Meadowbrook Sewer ULID Set for May 17

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On April 5th, 2022, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved a resolution to set a Public Hearing date for the formation of the Meadowbrook Sewer Utility Local Improvement District (ULID). The resolution sets the Public Hearing date for May 17th, ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

North Bend Awarded Grant, Train Depot to Receive New Roof

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At the May 3, 2022 North Bend City Council meeting, Council unanimously approved a resolution accepting construction bids for the North Bend Train Depot Roof Rehabilitation project, awarding the construction contract to AMER-X Inc.

The 35-year-old roof is ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Train Depot Project, Volunteering Event, Building Safety Month and More

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Happy Friday, North Bend! It may not feel like it, but remember: Our warm, sunshine-filled summer is right around the corner. Grab your raincoat and take a stroll downtown. Say hello to your local businesses and check out the freshly planted hanging baske...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Affordable Housing Week Commences, Proclamation Presented at May 3 City Council Meeting

Affordable Housing Week

At the May 3 North Bend City Council meeting, Mayor Rob McFarland proclaimed May 8 - 14, 2022, as Affordable Housing Week in North Bend. All people should have access to safe, healthy and affordable homes within communities that provide opportunity.

The US...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Mayor McFarland Proclaims May Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month

May is National Building Safety Month and is sponsored by the International Code Council (ICC) and supported by the City of North Bend. 

Building Safety Month is an international campaign that takes place in May to raise awareness about building s...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: New Business Bulletin, Traffic Alerts, Events and More

Weekly Recap 4.29.22

Happy Friday, North Bend! You know all those April showers (and hail) we’ve experienced this past month? We hear those showers bring May flowers… Welcome to your last weekend in April! Please click linked headlines for articles and po...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Traffic Alert: SE North Bend Way and 436 Ave SE Final Road Grinding, Paving Scheduled Week of May 2

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Beginning the week of May 2nd, road grinding is expected to commence along Southeast North Bend Way, from just west of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail to the newly constructed roundabout at Southeast North Bend Way and 436th Avenue Southeast.

This developer-fu...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Thank You: Community Effort Helps Beautify North Bend During Earth Day Event

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The City of North Bend wishes to express its gratitude for the community effort during the City’s two-day Beautification Days event, held in honor of Earth Day.

On Friday, April 22nd, and Saturday, April 23rd, residents, the Snoqualmie Valley Hos...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2022

NE 6th Street Watermain Replacement and Roadway Repair Project Set to Begin May 2nd

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The NE 6th Street Watermain Replacement and Roadway Repair project is set to begin construction Monday, May 2nd, 2022. Work will begin at the intersection of NE 6th Street and Ballarat Avenue and will continue east. A portion of the project includes work ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Message from the Mayor, Earth Day Celebration, Recycling Events and More

Weekly Recap 4.22.22

Happy Friday, North Bend, and happy Earth Day! We hope you enjoy the newest edition of the Weekly Recap – Remember to click linked headlines for articles and posts.

Quarterly Message from the Mayor  Mayor McFarland's 1st Quarter Message from the M...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Mayor Proclaims April 22 Earth Day

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Earth Day is a valuable opportunity to renew our commitment to preserving and protecting our Earth through community service, responsible stewardship, and daily practices. With that, North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland is proud to proclaim April 22 as Earth Da...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Park Street Overlay Project Begins April 22, Road Closure Expected

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On Friday, April 22nd, Hos Brothers will be performing a pavement overlay on Park Street adjacent to the Cade Vu Townhomes project.  Work includes grinding asphalt and re-paving in the eastbound travel lane.  Park Street’s east...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

North Bend Special Recycling Event Happens May 14th

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The City of North Bend and the Snoqualmie Tribe’s annual spring Special Recycling Event happens Saturday, May 14th, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS), 9200 Railroad Ave SE. This year’s event also includes fre...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2022

City Tests Digital Emergency Signs on Thursday, April 21

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The cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie will be testing digital signs used for emergencies on Thursday, April 21st. This will involve activation of the lights and messaging. These signs are placed at the following locations:

  • SR 202 where Snoqualmie meets N...
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City News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Quarterly Message from the Mayor

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Happy Spring, North Bend Residents,

I write to you today, occasionally gazing outside my window here at City Hall. The highest point of Mt. Si is covered in spring snow, with dramatic clouds overhead threatening more of the same. Simultaneously, the sun is...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: 8th District Town Hall, Tree City USA, Update on Republic Services and More

Weekly Recap 4.15.22

Happy Friday, North Bend! We hope you enjoy the newest edition of the Weekly Recap – remember to keep your eyes out for some brightly colored eggs around town this weekend, and be sure to click linked headlines for articles and posts.

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs, April 30

Take Back Prescription Drug Day 2

On Saturday, April 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 21st opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of pot...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Update on Republic Services

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In January, the City of North Bend formally requested that Republic Services provide customer billing credits and reimbursement for City expenses due to Republic’s extended time period without service in December, 2021 and January, 2022. &nb...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes North Bend as a Tree City USA

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This spring, the Arbor Day Foundation recognized North Bend as a 2021 Tree City USA in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.  

North Bend achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting each of the program’s four re...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Nature Vision, Smart Communities Award Video, NB Beautification Days & More

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Happy Friday, North Bend! Are you ready for Spring Break? Snoqualmie Valley School District kids will be out and about more from April 11th through 15th. Please keep an eye out for heightened activity as you drive around town next week. We hope you enjoy ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Washington State Department of Commerce Shares Smart Communities Award Video for North Bend

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In October, Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington State Dept. of Commerce Director Lisa Brown honored the City of North Bend with the Smart Project Award for the City’s adoption of Form-Based Code for its Downtown Commercial zone.

Since then, representatives have...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Community Invited to Participate in ‘North Bend Beautification Days’ in Honor of Earth Day

North Bend Beautification Day-Earth Day COMMUNITY, 4.22 - 4.23.22

In honor of Earth Day, the City invites community members to join us for our second North Bend Beautification Days on April 22nd and 23rd.

City Council and staff, the North Bend Downtown Foundation, Empower Youth Network, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, Girl S...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

City and Snoqualmie Valley School District Collaborate with Water Conservation Education

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In 2021, North Bend City Councilmembers unanimously approved a contract for the City to join the Saving Water Partnership (SWP), a collaboration between Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and 17 water purveyors that purchase water from SPU. In additi...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Visits with State Reps and SVSD Supt., Sexual Assault Awareness and More

Weekly Recap 4.1.22

Happy Friday, North Bend, and Happy April Fools Day – though there will be no “fooling” for you as you read through this week’s Weekly Recap! Enjoy the read and remember to click linked headlines for articles and po...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Mayor Rescinds Executive Orders Addressing City Hall Operations During Pandemic

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Let’s get back to business in person! On Wednesday, March 30th, 2022, Mayor Rob McFarland issued Executive Order No. 20-07. The purpose of the Order is to rescind previously issued Executive Orders 20-01 through 20-06, addressing operational aspects of Ci...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Meet Up with the Mayor: Spring and Summer Opportunities

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On Wednesday, March 30th, residents stopped in at the North Bend Bakery for beverages, snacks and conversation with North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland. 

Meet ups provide a relaxed atmosphere in which to connect with Mayor Rob and discuss City-related ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Collaboration is a Beautiful Thing: Mayors Connect with SVSD Superintendent

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North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland and Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross met this week with Snoqualmie Valley School District (SVSD) Superintendent Dr. Lance Gibbon to connect on shared opportunities, challenges and brainstorm ways the cities can collaborate to...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Funding Announcements, Meet up with the Mayor, Road Work and More

Weekly Recap 03.25.22

Happy Friday, North Bend, and Happy Spring! Welcome to the new edition of the Weekly Recap. Rain, sunshine, rainbows and warmth were just a few of the weather surprises our town received this week. We hope you were able to get outside, walk some North Ben...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2022

North Bend Receives Grant Funding for Future South Fork Avenue Extension Bypass Project

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In March, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) approved funding for the recipients of their 2021 Rural Town Centers and Corridors (RTCC), a program that provides grants for projects in smaller, rural cities in the Pacific Northwest. The City of North B...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

It Takes a Village: Multi-year Collaborative Effort Secures Funding to Fix SR 18

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On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, elected officials, city leaders and public safety representatives from the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah gathered at Snoqualmie City Hall for a roundtable discussion to reflect on the multi-year, collaborative effort that se...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2022

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier Secures Funding for Flood Risk Protection, Wetland Enhancement Project

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This week, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and collaborating organizations celebrated her work in securing grant funding for North Bend’s Stream Channel Widening and Wetland Creation/Enhancement Project with a surprisingly warm, spring walk ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Paving to Occur on Portion of Southeast North Bend Way, Temporary Rough Road Conditions Expected

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Drivers heading westbound on Southeast North Bend Way, crossing the new roundabout at the intersection of 436th Avenue SE, can expect some rough road conditions for a few days this week. This will occur in the westbound lane, near the Applied Professional...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Ribary Creek Project, Behavioral Health Funding, Community Surveys and More

Weekly Recap 03.18.22

Happy Friday, North Bend! Welcome to the new edition of the Weekly Recap. Remember to click linked headlines for more information.

Ribary Creek Flood Risk Reduction Project Expected to Begin in April

The King County Flood Control District and City of North ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Ribary Creek Flood Risk Reduction Project Expected to Begin in April

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The King County Flood Control District (District) and the City of North Bend have entered into an Interlocal Agreement to begin design for the Ribary Creek Flood Risk Reduction Project.

The portion of Ribary Creek located between I-90 and Bendigo Boulevard...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2022

State Rep. Lisa Callan Collaborates with Cities to Secure Funding for Behavioral Health Coordinator

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The cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie have been working in collaboration with first responders and State Representative Lisa Callan to obtain funding for a pilot behavioral health emergency response and coordination program. Awarded to the City of Snoqu...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Police Officers Apprehend Stabbing Suspect in Downtown North Bend

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On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at approximately 4PM, Snoqualmie/North Bend Police Officers responded to reports of a subject with a gun at the North Bend Chevron gas station located at the corner of SW Mt. Si Blvd and Bendigo Blvd S. 

A male subject ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Planning Commission Openings, Community Events, Resilience Month and More

Weekly Recap 03.11.22

Happy Friday, North Bend! Welcome to the new edition of the Weekly Recap. Enjoy the read, and remember: We “spring forward” by one hour on Sunday…

Reminder: State and County Mask Mandate Ends March 12th 

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2022

North Bend Yard Waste Recycling Program Begins April 23rd

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The 2022 North Bend Yard Waste Recycling program begins April 23rd. This annual recycling program is open to North Bend residents and property owners on select Saturdays (see dates below) April – October from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the North Bend ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Explosive Noises Possible from Fire Training Academy, March 7th through 9th

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The Washington State Fire Training Academy (FTA) has notified the City that it will be hosting training exercises on March 7th, March 8th and possibly March 9th, that may result in explosive noises being heard in areas of North Bend. Explosive noises are ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: State of the City, Resilience Month, Habitat for Humanity and More

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Happy Friday, North Bend! Welcome to the new edition of the Weekly Recap. Enjoy the read and remember to click linked headlines to read full news releases.  

Mayor McFarland’s State of the City Address and March 1st Council Meeting Recor...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Habitat for Humanity’s Taylor Town Provides Volunteering Opportunities

Trestles for Habitat for Humanity, 3.2.22

Interest, enthusiasm, commitment, and compassion: Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King and Kittitas Counties are looking for volunteers with qualities such as these to help at their new building site in North Bend.

Located at 250 E 2nd Street, Habitat for Hum...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

State Indoor Mask Mandate Now Set to End March 12

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Yesterday, Governor Inslee, joined by Secretary of Health Umair Shah, announced that Washington State is changing masking guidelines, with the removal of indoor mask policies in most establishments, and a move from mask requirements to mask recommendation...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Active Weather Update for North Bend

Flood Alert

North Bend continues to be impacted by steady, heavy rain pushing the Snoqualmie River to flood Phase 3.

Lowland flooding can occur during Phase 3, particularly in low-lying areas. As of 7:45 a.m., Public Works crews have temporarily closed Boalch Avenue, ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Sand and Sandbags Available at Public Works for Residents Concerned About Localized Flooding

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For residents concerned about potential localized street flooding impacting their homes and businesses, the City's Public Works Facility has sand and sandbags available. 

Please enter through City Hall, located at 920 SE Cedar Falls Way. ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Message from the Mayor, Volition Building Honored, Meadowbrook ULID update

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Happy first Friday in February North Bend! Welcome to the new edition of the Weekly Recap. It was a pretty busy week around town, and we hope this newsletter helps keep you up to date. Remember to click linked headlines to read full news releases.&nbs...

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City News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2022

City Council Approves Resolution Including City Properties in Potential Meadowbrook Sewer ULID

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On February 1, 2022, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved a resolution confirming the inclusion of City-owned properties within a potential Meadowbrook Sewer Utility Local Improvement District (ULID). The sewer network system project area incl...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Message from the Mayor: 2021 - A Year in Review

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Hello  North Bend residents,

Isn’t it amazing that we are already through the first full month of 2022? While City departments are working toward full yearend accounting of all City operations, I wanted to take the time to share with you...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Sitework to Begin on new River Run Apartment Project with Affordable Housing Component

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The City of North Bend has issued a Clearing and Grading permit for the new River Run Apartment project.

This multi-family housing development is located south of Chinook Lumber at the corner of 436th Ave SE and SE 136th Street, and will consist of 128-uni...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: New Business Bulletin, City Hall Closed thru Feb., Grant Funds New Aid Car

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the new edition of your Weekly Recap. The days are getting longer, and we hope you’ve been able to enjoy the sunshine these past few days. We definitely deserve it. There’s been a lot of things ha...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Republic Services Update, Meadowbrook Farm Happenings, FREE Covid Tests

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Hello North Bend residents and welcome to the new edition of your Weekly Recap. We are pleased to report that it has been a relatively quiet week around town now that a garbage strike is behind us. It looks like we are in for a stretch of dry and hopefull...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Mayor’s Message: Snow Events and Mountain Town Living

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Hello North Bend Residents,

As the snow melts from one of our biggest snow events in the past several decades, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude for your patience and understanding as we endured up to 26 inches of snow over the course of 9 ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Garbage Collection Disruption, Apartment Project Starts, Covid Cases Rise

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the latest installment of your Weekly Recap. Well, we got rid of the snow this week, only to be presented with an out of state union led temporary work stoppage at Republic Services facilities. We thank you for your ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2022

North Bend Weekly Recap: Special Mayor's Message, Help Clear Storm Drains, Snowplowing FAQs

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Happy Saturday North Bend and welcome to a special weekend installment of your Weekly Recap. As we move back to our more typical warmer weather, we hope you’re enjoying a return to normalcy. The past two weeks were nearly unprecedented as far as weather g...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Prep for Winter Weather, City Hall Closure, Lighting Contest Winners

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Happy Holidays North Bend and welcome to the new edition of your Weekly Recap - one day early this week. It looks like we are in for some very cold weather starting this weekend. Our Public Works team will be monitoring conditions and are ready to roll ou...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Drumroll Please: North Bend 4th Graders Name City Snowplows

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After months of pandemic related delays, this summer the City of North Bend finally received a brand-new snowplow to add to its fleet. 

In honor of the new plow, the City enlisted the help of 4th graders at North Bend and Opstad Elementary schools...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Lighting Contest Winners, 436th Reopened, Be Prepared for Winter Weather

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Happy Holidays North Bend and welcome to the latest edition of your Weekly Recap. There are some more holiday happenings around town this week that are noted below. Additionally, our holiday lighting contest winners were announced this week and there is a...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2021

City Council Approves New Hotel Performance Standards for Interchange Commercial Zone

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On December 7, 2021, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved amendments to the Hotel Performance Land Use Standards in North Bend Municipal Code (NBMC) 18.10.050 Section 2.16.  

The amendments were proposed to enable development of a hote...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2021

North Bend Weekly Recap: Weekend Holiday Events, Snowplows Get Names, Trail & Sidewalk Improvements

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Happy Friday North Bend and welcome to the new installment of the Weekly Recap. Thank you to so many community members who braved the rain and cold for Holly Days last weekend. It was wonderful to gather in person again. This weekend we will be judging th...

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City News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2021

2022 City Budget Includes Additional Transportation Improvement Investments

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The City of North Bend is pleased to announce that several additional transportation improvement projects are planned in 2022 that will improve pedestrian connectivity and enhance public safety for residents.

As a result of robust sales tax revenue and con...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2021

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier Visits North Bend, Tours Wastewater Treatment Plant

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On Monday, November 29, 2021, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier visited North Bend and was given a guided tour of the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), which is currently in phase 2 of a major modernization project.

The $35 million, multi-year WWTP H...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2021

City sees Success with Water Distribution System Leak Reduction Program; Increases Mitigation Supply

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On November 1, 2021, the City of North Bend exited its Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) Stage 1 for the 2021 calendar year. Following recent rainfall events, the Snoqualmie River is flowing well and is anticipated to continue to flow above minimum in-st...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Independent Force Investigation Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting at Torguson Park

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UPDATE | 11/17/21, 4PM

The King County Independent Force Investigation Team (IFIT) released an update on its investigation. That press release can be found HERE.

City News Release issued on 11/17 at approximately 8AM:

The King County Independent For...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Construction at Tollgate Farm Park will Bring New Agricultural Amenities to Community

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Community members will soon notice construction near the historic Tollgate Farmhouse as Si View Metropolitan Park District (MPD) continues working on its Tollgate Farm Park Improvements Project.

This week work is expected to begin that will construct a new...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2021

City Council Recommends 38% Increase to Human Services and Community Organization Funding for 2022

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During an October 26th North Bend City Council Workstudy session, Councilmembers recommended a 38% increase in grant funding for local nonprofit organizations that serve community and human service needs of North Bend residents. This increase follows an a...

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City News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Lawsuit Challenging Approval of City’s Water System Plan Dismissed

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On October 15, 2021, King County Superior Court Judge Patrick Oishi dismissed a lawsuit filed by Friends of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and River (FOSVT) appealing the Washington State Department of Health’s approval of the City of North Bend&am...

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City News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Habitat for Humanity Officially Launches New North Bend Community: Taylor Town

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On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King & Kittitas Counties representatives, along with elected State and City officials, gathered in downtown North Bend to officially launch the organization’s newest community: Tay...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Construction Begins on Maloney Estates Subdivision

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The week of August 30th, sitework is expected to begin on Maloney Estates, a new 23-unit single-family home subdivision located just south of the intersection of Maloney Grove Ave SE and SE Mt. Teneriffe Place.

Initial sitework on the approximate 4.5-acre ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

City Joins Saving Water Partnership, Expands Conservation Effort with New Resources and Rebates

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At the July 20th North Bend City Council meeting, Councilmembers unanimously approved a contract for the City to join the Saving Water Partnershipa collaboration between Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and 17 water purveyors that purchase water ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2021

King County Breaks Ground on new North Bend Loop Vehicle Maintenance Facility

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Earlier this month King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) broke ground on a new Loop Vehicle Maintenance and Staging Facility in the eastern portion of the City.

For the past five years, King County has worked with community members and the City o...

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City News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Thank You North Bend Residents: Data Shows Citywide Water Conservation Efforts Paying Off

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During the past  seven years, the City of North Bend has actively pursued water conservation through ongoing distribution system leak reduction efforts, customer conservation education, and the 2020 Water Conservation Ordinance.

A recent North Ben...

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City News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Downtown Condominium Project Expected to Begin Soon

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Site work for a new 23-unit condominium project along E. Park Street - near the new North Bend Way roundabout - is expected to begin the week of June 21st.  These will be the first new condominiums built in the City in over 20 years, helping to m...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Form Based Code Approved for North Bend Downtown Commercial Zone

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On Tuesday, June 1st, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved the adoption of Form Based Code (FBC) to guide development in the City’s Downtown Commercial (DC) Zone, which encompasses approximately 20 blocks in the downtown area.

The mor...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Mayor McFarland, City of North Bend Highlighted on Radio Talk Show

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In honor of Twin Peaks Day, Mayor Rob McFarland was featured on CBC Vancouver radio talk show On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko, Wednesday afternoon, February 24th.

During the radio segment, Mayor Rob was asked many questions about touri...

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