Archives for July 2021

Welcome Back Old Friend: Sip, Suds & [Little] Si Event Returns to Downtown North Bend

Are you craving normalcy? Ready to connect with friends and neighbors? Then the North Bend Downtown Foundation has some great news! Sip Suds & [Little] Si – an art, music, wine and beer walk  - is … [Read more...]

First Female Grizzly Bear Captured, Radio Collared, and Released Onsite in Washington

In a first for Washington state, wildlife biologists recently captured and fitted a female grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) with a radio collar. The bear, accompanied by three yearling offspring, was then … [Read more...]

The City of Duvall Issues a Call to Visual Artists to Create a Main Street Art Wall

In 2009 the City of Duvall solicited a call for artists to create an art mural on the concrete wall located at the intersection of Main Street and the Woodinville-Duvall Road. After receiving numerous … [Read more...]

City Council Places Snoqualmie Proposition 1 on November Ballot: Sales and Use Tax Increase for Transportation Improvements

At the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on July 12, City Council Members approved placing a proposition on the November 2, 2021, general election ballot. Snoqualmie voters will decide whether to … [Read more...]

Community invited to North Bend Town Hall on Meadowbrook Utility Local Improvement District (ULID), July 27th

The City of North Bend invites the community to a virtual Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at 7PM to discuss the creation of the Meadowbrook Utility Local Improvement District (ULID), which would … [Read more...]

Temporary Lane Closures for Park Street Roundabout Work Planned for Overnight July 14th

Contractor crews will be removing old power poles adjacent to the Park Street roundabout the night of Wednesday, July 14, 2021.  The utility lines from the poles were undergrounded as part of the Park … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Britt Greenland Fine Art Comes to North Bend

Britt Greenland is used to small towns. A Minnesotan by birth, the town she grew up in, Pillager-population 459, makes North Bend look like a bustling metropolis. Living in a rural burg, as we know, … [Read more...]

Eastside Fire & Rescue Extinguish a House Fire on Mt. S Road

Sunday Evening, July 11th, at approximately 7:30 PM Eastside Fire& Rescue was called to a large house fire at 488th AVE SE on Mt. Si Road. Photo Credit LaVonne Finnerud Reports on social media spoke … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Hall Reopens to the Public on a Limited Basis. Masks Still Required

Snoqualmie City Hall, which was temporarily closed in accordance with Governor Inslee's Safe Start plan along with helping to ensure resident and staff safety in reducing COVID-19, will reopen to … [Read more...]

Questions About the Fire Benefit Charge Renewal? Fire District 10 has the Answers!

King County Fire Protection District 10 (Fire District 10) will hold two virtual meetings for community members with questions about the fire benefit charge renewal. The measure will appear on the election … [Read more...]

Construction of New Roundabout Near Dahlgren Property expected to begin July 20th

Construction of a new privately funded roundabout at the intersection of SE North Bend Way and 436th Ave SE is scheduled to begin the week of July 20th. Contractor crews working for Cedar River … [Read more...]

Highway 18 to be Closed July 9-11

 A stretch of State Route 18 between Snoqualmie and Hobart will be closed in both directions the weekend of July 9-11 for maintenance repairs. Drivers should expect delays and … [Read more...]

Explosive Noises Possible from Fire Training Academy Next Week

The Washington State Fire Training Academy (FTA) has notified the City that it will be hosting training exercises next week that may result in explosive noises being heard in areas of North … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Regional Reads: The Spies Next Door Christina & Ryan Hillsberg

“LICENSE TO PARENT: How My Career as a Spy Helped Me Raise Resourceful, Self-Sufficient Kids” We all like to shop & eat locally to support Valley businesses, so shouldn’t we be reading local too? … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Sanctuary has its Grand Opening in North Bend

Stacie Beam-Bruce and Stacy Worley met 3 years ago at a function in Seattle called Sacred Supper, a gathering for spiritually-minded women.  The meeting was completely random, not something … [Read more...]

Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ Holds 4th of July Pancake Breakfast

Every year, Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ in Carnation holds its 4th of July Pancake Breakfast, with proceeds benefiting the church’s Good Neighbor Fund (GNF). It is a huge part of the … [Read more...]

Two Left Lanes of Westbound I-90 Near Preston Closed for Repairs

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews are currently repairing concrete panels on westbound I-90 at milepost 21.5 in Preston. Two left lanes are blocked, and work is expected to take … [Read more...]

King County Wastemobile Offers Hazardous Waste Disposal in Snoqualmie, July 9-11

The Wastemobile – King County’s mobile household hazardous waste disposal service – continues its 2021 season with a trip to Snoqualmie, July 9-11. The Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of … [Read more...]

North Bend Library to Reopen on July 7th

The King County Library System (KCLS) announced it has advanced to Phase 4 of its multiphase reopening plan following the reopening of Washington State. In phase 4, all libraries … [Read more...]