The Story of Reinig Road’s Beautiful Sycamore Trees, History Worth Knowing

Every fall, one of my favorite Snoqualmie Valley roads is Reinig Road, which runs along the Snoqualmie River just over the Meadowbrook Bridge. For new residents, this is across the river from Mount Si High … [Read more...]

Long Delays Possible on E. North Bend Way in Upcoming Days

The City of North Bend says paving work on E. North Bend Way, which starts today, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, has the potential to produce long delays for drivers in the upcoming days. In preparation for a … [Read more...]

North Bend Farmers Market Kicks off 2014 Season June 12th

The North Bend Farmer's Market kicks off its 2014 season at 4PM,  Thursday, June 12th, at Si View Community Center, 400 SE Orchard Drive. Lots of local vendors will be on site selling fresh produce, berries, … [Read more...]

Climber Falls, Loses Consciousness, Injured near Little Si

A sunny weekend in the Snoqualmie Valley accompanied by loud sirens usually leads locals to fear the worst for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts who flock to the area for the mountains, trails and the … [Read more...]

NEW Information and Cultural Center, Art Gallery Soon to Welcome Residents and Visitors to North Bend

A Beautiful NEW Welcome to Historic North Bend It's been six months since the North Bend Bartell Drugs opened and it looks like the corner adjacent the store is finally working its way toward … [Read more...]

Student, Firecracker Start Brush Fire at Twin Falls Middle School

There was a bit of excitement at Twin Falls Middle School Wednesday, May 14, 2014, when students reported a fire near the school football field around 12:45PM. Students said the small fire happened at the far … [Read more...]

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...]