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...]

North Bend City News: Police Service Switch Survey; Public Safety Meeting about Registered Sex Offenders

Police Service Switch: Online Survey to Help Snoqualmie Police Understand North Bend Citizen Perceptions In less than two months, on March 14, 2014, the Snoqualmie Police Department will start providing full … [Read more...]

Got Seahawks Spirit? North Bend Home Shows it off with Lights, Makes Seahawks Twitter Feed

In the world of social media,  being 'shared', 'retweeted,' 'liked' or 'favorited' by a popular social media account is kind of a big deal. And if that account happens to be the Seattle Seahawk's popular … [Read more...]

Fire Class Rating Improves for North Bend, Preston, District 38; Possibly Lowering Insurance Premiums

Some possible good news was released last week about the insurance bills of homes serviced by Eastside Fire & Rescue, which provides fire and emergency service for King County Fire Districts 10 and 38 and … [Read more...]

Downtown Streets Closing for Another Great Event, Annual North Bend Holiday Festival

Following its tradition of throwing great community festivals in the streets of downtown, the City of North Bend is preparing to launch into the holiday season with some spirited fanfare. The North Bend … [Read more...]

Latest North Bend Public Safety Meeting to Focus on Homeless and Transient Population

Coinciding with the launch of the winter homeless shelter's second season in the Valley, the latest North Bend Public Safety meeting will focus on the homeless and transient population within the North … [Read more...]

Reports of Military Aircraft ‘Buzzing’ Rattlesnake Lake, Residents Startled; How Low Can they Actually Go?

It happened around 2PM on Monday, November 4, 2013, in the skies over North Bend.  What appeared to by a large, military aircraft, was seen flying low over Rattlesnake Lake and the Wilderness Rim neighborhood, … [Read more...]

New North Bend Bartell Drugs Opens Friday, with Familiar Snoqualmie Pharmacist

Snoqualmie Valley residents will soon have one more shopping option; no longer making Issaquah the closest place to find a local drug store. And if you're a resident who misses the staff of the recently … [Read more...]

Vandals Destroy Local Business Sign; Fundraiser Launched to Help Business Owner

According to some residents, Tuesday night, October 22, 2013, saw a lot of break-ins and vandalism in North Bend - and a small, local school was no exception. Vandals used a rock from a neighboring business to … [Read more...]

Growing Community Concern Over Increasing Homeless Population, Police Calls Up; North Bend Launches Online Survey about the Topic

It's a tough topic to tackle, or even debate: homelessness and residents' worry that an increase in a city's homeless and transient population leads to more crime. It's a topic the City of North Bend is … [Read more...]

No Grocery Store Strike! Tentative Agreement Reached

Approximately 21,000 Puget Sound area grocery store workers were prepared to walk off the job and into a strike at 7PM tonight, Monday, October 21, 2013, but the union just announced a tentative agreement was … [Read more...]

Winter Homeless Shelter Opening for Second Season in North Bend; Public Meeting Tomorrow

This first of two public meetings to discuss  the 2013-14 homeless winter shelter season happens on Monday evening, October 21, 2013 from 6 - 7:30PM at North Bend Community Church, 146 East 3rd Street in North … [Read more...]

Divers Find North Bend Man Dead in Bellevue’s Mercer Slough

On Thursday, October 17, 2013, Bellevue Police found the body of a 54-year old North Bend in the Mercer Slough, off the Sweyolocken Boat Launch in the 3000 block of Bellevue Way SE, according to the The Seattle … [Read more...]

Serious Accident Near Outlet Mall Closes Bendigo Blvd, Sends Woman to Hospital

On Thursday, October 10, 2013, around 2:45PM, North Bend Police Chief, Mark Toner, asked city staff to notify residents trying to access downtown North Bend via I-90 and exit 31 to use alternate routes; stating … [Read more...]

Encompass Offering Parents a Night Out and Kids Some Fun

Encompass is offering local parents a little bit of help in the babysitting department.  Need a night out?  This might be a great option. Three times this fall, Encompass is offering a monthly Parents Night … [Read more...]