UPDATED: Washington State Patrol Statement on Saturday’s Fatality Collision

UPDATE Sunday 10:38 PM: Sadly the driver of the third car died at Harborview Medical … [Read more...]

Rain, Wind and a Possible Thunderstorm to End a Long Dry Spell in the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Rain, Rain, Rain. Who wants some rain with a side of wind and possible thunderstorms? I'm going to break this post up into three different parts. Rain … [Read more...]

High Temperatures and Dry Conditions Prompt King County Fire Marshal to Issue Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

The Stage 2 burn ban goes into effect immediately for King County, which was already in a Stage 1 burn ban. King County’s ban is in coordination with the King County Fire Chiefs Association and Fire … [Read more...]

Excessive Heat Forecast: Cooling Locations in the Area, North Bend Garbage Collection & Farmer’s Market Update

Weather forecasters are predicting more hot weather for our region, with North Bend area temperatures expected to hover in the low to upper 90s for Wednesday, August 11, through Saturday, August 14. With … [Read more...]

The Heat Returns to the Snoqualmie Valley After a Brief Respite

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The weather has been great the last few days, hasn’t it? Mild temps with off and on showers. At the time of writing this, today, Sunday, I’ve recorded .43” of … [Read more...]

North Bend Water Conservation Ordinance Effective August 15th

Each year the City of North Bend’s Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) Stage 1 goes into effect on August 15th. The WCO applies to all homes and businesses within the North Bend City limits and City … [Read more...]

Possible Three Day Rain Event Coming for the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] To whoever participated in the rain dance, your wish is coming true. There looks to be a weak rain disturbance heading our way starting this Friday. … [Read more...]

Dry Spell Continues with Warmer Temperatures Coming

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] What a boring time of the year for weather, but I guess it’s ok if you like the heat, I don’t. That heatwave last month was brutal, and I hope we don’t have to … [Read more...]

North Bend Citywide Weed Removal and Property Maintenance Effort to Prevent Wildfires

In an ongoing effort to be a Wildfire Resilient Community, the City of North Bend, in conjunction with Eastside Fire and Rescue, coordinates a citywide weed removal program in areas where overgrown vegetation … [Read more...]

Mayor Signs Emergency Declaration Prohibiting Discharge of Aerial Fireworks in North Bend

On Monday, June 28, 2021, Mayor Rob McFarland, by executive order, signed an emergency declaration temporarily prohibiting the discharge of aerial fireworks in the City of North Bend.  The … [Read more...]

Record-Breaking Heatwave Comes to an End Soon

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The end of the heatwave is near, and you can see evidence of that off our coast. The onshore flow will begin overnight tonight into Tuesday morning. So, say … [Read more...]

Emergency Crews from All Over the Snoqualmie Valley Respond to SEVEN Swiftwater Rescue Calls on Saturday

On June 26th, the Snoqualmie Fire Department and Emergency Management posted on Facebook that emergency crews from all over the Snoqualmie Valley had responded to SEVEN Swiftwater rescue calls in ONE … [Read more...]

Energy-Saving Tips from Puget Sound Energy

Puget Sound Energy encourages customers to be more energy conscious as temperatures heat up over the next few days. Across its service area, PSE’s electric infrastructure is currently performing well, and … [Read more...]

Let the Heatmageddon Wave Begin!

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Saturday is the start of the major heatwave to hit our area. Saturdays high will be in the low 100’s with a “Heat Index” of around 108°. The Heat … [Read more...]

North Bend City Hall to Open as Emergency Cooling Center, June 26-28

The City of North Bend will open Council Chambers and the City Hall lobby area as an emergency cooling center during the upcoming forecasted heatwave. These areas of City Hall will be open to … [Read more...]

Record-setting Heat Forecast for Western Washington this Weekend: Hot Weather Tips for People & Pets

Weather forecasters predict record-setting temperatures across Western Washington this weekend, with highs expected to reach the low 100s in North Bend & Snoqualmie Saturday, June 26 – Monday, June 28th. … [Read more...]

Heatmageddon on the Way to the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] So who’s ready for some heat? Not me, but unfortunately, I can’t stop it from happening, or it would be snowing. Remember when we had #snowmageddon, I like to … [Read more...]

Annual Reminder – Burning Moratorium for Areas of Eastside Fire & Rescue June 15th Through September 30th

The communities within Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) are beautiful locations, offering some of the finest living on the west coast. Our neighborhoods cover relatively mountainous terrain, urban in … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Seeks Input on Wildland Fire Protection

The Snoqualmie Fire Department has created a brief public survey about a potential community-led wildland fire protection program in Snoqualmie.   The intent of the survey is to gauge the level of … [Read more...]

Mother Nature Teases us with a Wacky Weather Weekend

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Well, It seemed that Mother Nature really had our whole Saturday well planned out for us. It started with a 2.8 magnitude earthquake at 12:38 am then finished … [Read more...]