City of North Bend Opens Nominations for annual ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award

The City of North Bend is currently seeking nominations for its 2014 'Citizen of the Year' Award. Former honorees include Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society Board member Gardiner Vinnedge, Encompass Director … [Read more...]

NEW Tollgate Farm Park Almost Complete, Final Touches Happening in November

It's taken awhile, but the new Tollgate Farm Park, near downtown North Bend, is at last nearing completion; providing Snoqualmie Valley residents with access to another park. A couple of the final, key project … [Read more...]

Cities to State: Fix ‘Critical Deficiencies’ of I90, SR 18 Interchange, Widen HIghway

Tuesday afternoon, October 28, 2014, along the SR 18 approach to I-90, two semis and a minivan collided. It was a major accident, with one semi rear-ending the van, leaving it almost unrecognizable. The 81-year … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Crews Bring Down Missing Man in Rattlesnake Ridge Area

UPDATE | 10/30/14, 6:40PM [This is an update to 10/29/14 story] Search and rescue crews from King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties continued the search for the missing man in the Rattlesnake Ridge area, … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Man Defends Home, Bear Takes out Fence for Apples, Knock out Threatened for Parking Spot

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of October 18th - October … [Read more...]

Propositions to Increase Police Service in North Bend, Preserve Si View Parks Funding on November 4th Ballot

Residents of North Bend and those within the Si View Parks District boundaries (City of North Bend and residents living in Fire District 38) have a couple of important propositions waiting for their vote on the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Dispute over Loud Dogs; Citation for Giving the Finger; Tip Jar Thief Returns for Candy

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie, Octber 12th - October 17th, … [Read more...]

Police: Transient Prowler Caught Near Fall City; Car Prowler Reported in North Bend

UPDATE |  October 17, 2014, 7:30PM The King County Sheriff's Office reported that the prowler suspect police alerted the public to Friday afternoon, was  arrested near Fall City, the evening of October 17, … [Read more...]

Reducing the Smell: North Bend Improving Wastewater Treatment Plant

Have you've ever driven along SR 202 and as you approach the bend in the road near downtown North Bend wondered, "What's that smell?" This week, the City of North Bend began infrastructure improvement work … [Read more...]

North Bend Jazz Walk – Popular Music Festival Back for Another Year!

Back for another year! The streets of historic North Bend will be turned into the ultimate jazz music festival, Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 6PM to 12AM, as the annual and very popular North Bend Jazz … [Read more...]

Climber Dies in Fall on Mt Garfield; Believed to be North Bend Resident

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) said Wednesday, September 10, 2014, that a male victim of a deadly weekend climbing accident on Mount Garfield is believed to be an experienced climber, and a North Bend … [Read more...]

Friday Family Time: Fire Trucks, Ice Cream and Fun!

Looking for something fun to do with the kids after Friday's Snoqualmie Valley School District Early Release day? Umpqua Bank in North Bend is sponsoring a free community event/Kids Day, September 12, 2014, … [Read more...]

One Person Dead after Accidental Shooting in North Bend

The Snoqualmie Police Department said today that Monday, August 25, 2014, shortly after 10:30PM, officers responded to a report of an accidental shooting in the 45000 block of North Bend Way - about the half … [Read more...]

Work Starts near North Bend Outlet Mall for Possible New Hotel; Construction Closes Snoqualmie Street for Six Weeks

Work continues in downtown Snoqualmie on a big remodeling project that will bring infrastructure improvements and a new boardwalk adjacent the historic railroad tracks.  For six weeks the work will close two … [Read more...]

Austin Jenckes Headlines This Weekend’s Festival at Mount Si

North Bend's annual Festival at Mount Si is back this weekend with fun for everyone, starting Friday, August 9th at 5PM and running through Sunday, August 11, 2014, at Si View Park, 400 SE Orchard … [Read more...]

North Bend Explosion Site Clean up to Start this Week, Three Months after Blast

It's about a month behind the anticipated start date, but it appears movement on the more than three-month old North Bend explosion site and debris field is set to finally begin. Since the April 25th natural … [Read more...]

Forget the Drivers Permit, Snoqualmie Teen, Civil Air Patrol Cadet Flies Solo at 15; Learn More at Snoqualmie Police ‘Night out Against Crime’ Event, August 5th

Forget about standing in line for a drivers permit! Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Charles Eckardt of Snoqualmie, a member of the Redmond-based Overlake Squadron – Civil Air Patrol (CAP) flew solo in a CAP glider … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Roadwork Near Downtown North Bend Expected to Cause Delays

The City of North Bend is set to begin re-paving work on a second section of North Bend Way that is showing signs of distress. In June, North Bend Way between Torguson Park and 436th was given a complete … [Read more...]

Business Comings: New Restaurant for Ridge, Winery for North Bend, a Growler Station & More

It's been a busy summer so far for new businesses in the Snoqualmie Valley.  Mabel's on the Ridge may have closed their doors, but a new restaurant is opening soon in its spot. Piccola Cellars is finally going … [Read more...]

Dog Parks and Off-Leash Areas in the Snoqualmie, North Bend

[Guest article by North Bend resident and professional pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant.] Whew, what a difficult article this has been to write. I started off intending to write about Three Forks … [Read more...]