After the Blast: North Bend Restaurant Owner Moving on, Rebuilding Dream; Explains the Lack of Insurance

The restaurant was named the Run -a- Muck Cafe, Bakery and Spirits; a 30-year dream ever since Lisa Riley graduated from Mount Si High School. Today it sits as a rubble pile on North Bend Way, a constant … [Read more...]

Moving Forward from the Rubble of the North Bend Explosion

Ten days after a massive early morning explosion destroyed three buildings on North Bend Way and damaged several nearby homes and businesses, drivers still slow in the adjacent roundabout to see the rubble pile … [Read more...]

Fire Marshals, PSE Work to Determine Cause of North Bend Explosion

The April 25th early morning natural gas explosion that rocked North Bend and destroyed three buildings on North Bend Way is still under investigation by fire marshals. Impacted structures in the surrounding … [Read more...]

Massive Explosion Rocks North Bend Way, Destroys Businesses, Closes Roads

Where businesses once stood, there is now simply rubble, as a very destructive explosion occurred along North Bend Way early Friday morning, April 25, 2014.  Luckily, it happened in the quiet, overnight … [Read more...]

Police Offering Free Self-Defense Class to North Bend Women this May

Following the March 9th stabbing and sexual assault of a female employee at a popular North Bend restaurant, the Snoqualmie/ North Bend Police Department announced it is offering a FREE Women's Self-Defense … [Read more...]

Alarm Sets off Sprinklers, Temporarily Closing North Bend Safeway Friday Morning

  The North Bend Safeway store at 460 Mt. Si Blvd, in the Mountain Valley Shopping Center, was temporarily closed early Friday morning, March 21, 2014, after a fire alarm set off the store's sprinkler … [Read more...]

Suspect Arrested in North Bend Stabbing, Sexual Assault Released

UPDATE |  MARCH 19, 2014, 3:30PM According to Dan Donohoe of the King County Prosecutor's Office, the 41-year old male suspect arrested on March 18, 2014, in connection with the March 9th North Bend sexual … [Read more...]

Police Increase Patrols, Extensive Interviews to Aid Progress in North Bend Stabbing, Sexual Assault

According to a press release, in response to the sexual assault and stabbing at Jay Berry's restaurant in North Bend on March 9 2014, Snoqualmie Police Department officers serving North Bend have been … [Read more...]

Stabbing, Sexual Assault at North Bend Restaurant

On Monday afternoon, March 10, 2014, a police vehicle sits in the parking lot, the lights remain off and the doors locked at the usually bustling Jay Berry's.  A late night stabbing and sexual assault inside … [Read more...]

Riverbend Cafe, a Happy Place at Happy Hour

I have always been a fan of the food at the Riverbend Cafe in North Bend.  Admittedly, we don't get there that much.  Why?  Well, mostly because I am lazy and tend to eat out close to home. But circumstances … [Read more...]

Wintery Weather in North Bend area Pushes into Evening

What a difference 7 miles makes.  In Snoqualmie it's plain old (cold) rain, but just a few miles east in North Bend, it's snow and freezing rain - and has been all day. Residents report Cedar Falls Way, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Start Patrolling North Bend March 8th; King County Sheriffs Say Goodbye after 40 Years

It's an impending week of change for the face of law enforcement in the upper Valley.  As the King County Sheriff's Office finishes up the process of closing its North Bend substation on March 6th and ending 40 … [Read more...]

Helicopter over North Bend Wednesday Does not Signal Bad News

King County Sheriff's Office Guardian 2 helicopter was dispatched to the Rattlesnake Ridge area around 9AM, Wednesday, February 26, 2014, to help Search and Rescue crews locate a missing hiker. As Guardian 2 … [Read more...]

Police Pursue Issaquah Car Thief into North Bend, Suspect Flees, Search Turns up Empty

North Bend residents reported multiple police vehicles in the 428th Ave SE area, Tuesday, February 18, 2014, around 10PM.  One witness said police were in the area, using search flood lights until approximately … [Read more...]

Losing its Home: Rhodie’s BBQ Seeks New Location as Ken’s Gas and Grocery Closes

Hidden  inside Ken's Gas and Grocery  at I-90 exit 34, adjacent Truck Town, is what many locals call the best barbecue around - Rhodie's Smokin' BBQ. But it looks like Rhodie's will soon have to relocate, as … [Read more...]

Second Fatal Weekend Accident Reported near Truck Town

In addition to a fatal weekend accident involving high school students on SE Middle Fork Road, a second fatal vehicular accident was reported in the eastern edge of North Bend at Truck Town, this time involving … [Read more...]

Tragic North Bend Car Accident Takes Life of Mount Si Student, Three Others Injured

The King County Sheriff's Office confirmed that there was a fatal vehicular accident in the Middle Fork Road area of North Bend Saturday, February 8, 2014, around 7:50PM. On Sunday afternoon, February 9th, … [Read more...]

Gas Leak Closes Part of North Bend Way through Downtown

Update | 11:30AM:  Business owner reports she is given the okay to return to her business, as leak was … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Food Bank Leaving Longtime North Bend Location, New Food Bank Moving in

The Mt. Food Bank announced on Facebook today, January 23, 2014, that it has been asked to leave its 122 E. 3rd Street location in North Bend, where it operates out of a modified garage and storage area … [Read more...]

North Bend Couple Makes Historic Journey Across Icy Antarctica, Reach South Pole

Some great news to share today: A North Bend couple made history over weekend at the bottom of the world! On January 18, 2014, Chris and Marty Fagan of North Bend became the first American married couple to … [Read more...]