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Letter | North Bend needs to talk about fireworks

  • May 27, 2016 at 8:30AM

Fourth of July is fast approaching. Last year, one of the driest summers ever recorded in this area, neighbors set off their own professional-grade firework display for three hours. North Bend is one of the last towns in King County that has not banned the use of fireworks by amateurs on the Fourth of July. Virtually all towns throughout the U.S. have recognized the danger inherent in the unregulated use of fireworks.

Snoqualmie Valley Hurricanes prepare for opening game June 3

  • May 27, 2016 at 8:30AM

Semi-pro baseball teams in the Valley are gearing up to begin the summer season, with the Northwest Honkers starting on Memorial Day weekend and Snoqualmie Valley Hurricanes opening on June 3.

Professional fireworks show coming to Snoqualmie on July 4

  • May 27, 2016 at 8:30AM

Details on the new organization Serve Snoqualmie's planned Fourth of July fireworks show, as well as the city of Snoqualmie's new firework-related laws were shared by the fire and police departments at a meeting on Thursday, May 19, at the Snoqualmie YMCA.

New outdoor recreation business opens in North Bend, Car Camping for Urbanites

  • May 27, 2016 at 10:30AM

On Memorial Day weekend, North-Bend-Based Car Camping for Urbanites, LLC officially launches its business.

Fire Department offers free window-stop sets to prevent accidental falls

  • May 27, 2016 at 10:30AM

This summer, the Snoqualmie Fire Department is offering parents a free window stop set in order to prevent accidental falls from windows.

Missing father and son hikers found near Little Kulla Kulla Lake

  • May 27, 2016 at 12:57PM

Two hikers who didn't return from a Thursday, May 26 hike were reported found around 11 a.m. Friday morning.

Repairs complete on Tokul trestle, allowing Snoqualmie Valley Trail to re-open Friday between Fall City, Snoqualmie

  • May 27, 2016 at 4:29PM

Structural repairs have been completed to the historic Tokul Creek Trestle, and walkers, cyclists and equestrians can once again access this scenic stretch of King County Parks' Snoqualmie Valley Trail.

State Parks GeoTour ends next week; Geocachers can submit passports for prizes until Oct. 10

  • May 28, 2016 at 9:30AM

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Geocaching Association have announced that the State Parks Centennial GeoTour will officially end June 6. However, the caches will remain active through Sept. 30, and geocaching enthusiasts will have until Oct. 10 to submit passports for prize coins.

Visitor Center hosts artist reception Saturday, June 4

  • May 28, 2016 at 10:30AM

On Saturday, June 4, the North Bend Visitor Information Center and Mountain View Gallery will host a reception for artists participating in the newest exhibition, 3 to 6 p.m.

Hear how ‘multitasking makes you stupid’ from professional organizer at luncheon June 8

  • Today at 1:30AM

Debbie Rosemont with Simply Placed will present "Multitasking Makes You Stupid," at the June 8 luncheon of Snoqualmie Valley Women in Business.

Flooding on the Snoqualmie expected through Thursday

  • Dec 8, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Dec 9, 2015 at 12:25PM

The Snoqualmie River is rising rapidly, and is at Flood Phase 3 as of 1:15 p.m. The river is forecasted to crest at in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 9.The sum of the three forks is expected to reach roughly 50,000 cubic feet per second shortly after midnight. In Snoqualmie, the river is predicted to rise to 52,333 cfs by tomorrow at 4 a.m. and in Carnation, the flow is projected to exceed 65,000 cfs by early afternoon Wednesday.

Significant flooding closes schools, roads, throughout the Valley

  • Dec 9, 2015 at 9:02AM

School has been canceled in the Snoqualmie Valley and Riverview School Districts today as flooding closed roads throughout the Valley. The Snoqualmie River reached Flood Phase 4 early Tuesday evening and is expected to crest around 10 a.m. Wednesday. The current flow at Snoqualmie is 47,400 cubic feet per second, 18.2 feet.

Valley man’s life celebrated: Harold Erland Sr. leaves a legacy of people, places

  • Dec 10, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Dec 11, 2015 at 4:40PM

In his lifetime, there weren’t many things that the late Harold Erland Sr. didn’t have some connection with in the Upper Valley. Much that he has touched, including his hometown of Cedar Falls, is gone now, but Erland’s life and work have had a lasting impact on many people and places in the North Bend area.

Mount Si students named to 'hate list' on social media; police believe there was no real threat

  • Jan 8, 2016 at 3:36PM

According to police and school officials, the students involved in threats against Mount Si High School have been contacted and no one has been injured in an incident that began on Thursday, Jan. 7.

Snoqualmie and Tolt at early flood stages

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 11:35AM

The King County Flood Warning Center opened Thursday, Jan. 28, as both the Snoqualmie and Tolt Rivers began rising. By mid-morning, both rivers had reached flood phase 2.

County listens on hospital land plan

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:25PM

Five members of the Metropolitan King County Council listened for nearly three hours last Thursday, March 20, as residents of the Snoqualmie Valley and other Eastside communities shared their thoughts on proposed changes to the county’s comprehensive plan.

District won’t go after May bond

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:25PM

Board to step back, reflect on three consecutive failures

Eggs-actly what she needs

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:25PM

City adopts downtown vision

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:25PM

The North Bend City Council unanimously voted to adopt the Downtown Master Plan, a vision to transform and revitalize the downtown core and draw shoppers into the area.

Children scramble at Valley egg hunts

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:25PM

2008 State of the City

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:25PM

North Bend mayor sets optimistic tone following new water appeal settlement

Bell rescued from flood-damaged church

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:25PM

Congregation is ready to move on, Pastor says

North Bend council seeks replacement for Garcia

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:24PM

With North Bend City Councilman Chris Garcia stepping down after almost five years of service, the city is looking for his replacement.

North Bend council seeks replacement for Garcia

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:24PM

With North Bend City Councilman Chris Garcia stepping down after almost five years of service, the city is looking for his replacement.

North Bend council seeks replacement for Garcia

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:24PM

With North Bend City Councilman Chris Garcia stepping down after almost five years of service, the city is looking for his replacement.

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