Archives for June 2018

Phoenix Plaza project expected to begin construction soon on North Bend explosion site

It's been more than four years since a natural gas explosion leveled the old strip mall between QFC and Les Scwab Tires on North Bend Way, and it looks likes the project slated to replace the vacant lot in … [Read more...]

YMCA ‘stepping up’ to meet urgent need for more foster homes: focusing on recruitment, using local branches as hubs for support

[Article by Nate Smith, Executive Director, Snoqualmie Valley YMCA & Mark Putnam, Executive Director, Accelerator YMCA] Secretary Ross Hunter of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families recently … [Read more...]

Temporary full Road Closures expected along Orchard Drive for new apartment complex project

Via press release the City of North Bend announced some upcoming full road closures required for work on the new 41-unit Orchard Place Apartment Complex in the downtown area. Clearing and grading began for … [Read more...]

Community invited to Farewell Celebration for Superintendent Joel Aune, June 9th

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District prepares to say farewell to Superintendent Joel Aune after 13 years of service, they've planned a celebration in his honor and everyone is invited to the special … [Read more...]

Man dies after 200-foot fall near Pratt Lake; hiking partner says dog saved him from going off cliff

According to the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), two hikers were in the back country area of Pratt Lake Sunday evening, June 3, 2018 when one man fell from a cliff and died. The King County … [Read more...]

YMCA hosts June 5th PRIDE event with Mount Si students: LGBTQ Youth and their Experiences

On Tuesday, June 5th from 7:00 - 8:30pm, in honor of PRIDE month, the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA will be hosting an event with the Gay Straight Alliance from Mount Si High School. The group will be speaking on a … [Read more...]

Video: Snoqualmie Package thief captured on front porch camera; victim wants neighbors to be aware

It took two days for Kimberly Hutchinson to realize that a package had been taken from her front porch, but now that she knows, she wants other neighbors to be aware. The Hutichisons have a Nest … [Read more...]

Open Letter to Citizens of North Bend

[Letter written by City of North Bend Administrator Londi Lindell] On social media sites, I have been reading that if Mayor Hearing and Council Members cared for this community and/or its citizens, that they … [Read more...]

Tanner Electric set to start construction of new North Bend headquarters in early June

The City of North Bend announced that construction of the new Tanner Electric Headquarters building will start the week of June 4th, located along SE 140th Street near the Wood River neighborhood. This … [Read more...]