“What an honor for us to be able to influence planning in South Korea,” said Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson as he welcomed that country’s director of public administration and home affairs, who will study Snoqualmie’s development practices over the next 18 months.
The North Bend City Council will consider including the Wood River residential neighborhood in its Utility Local Improvement District (ULID) No. 6 project, which is scheduled to extend sewer service to the Tanner and Truck Town areas by 2010.
The Friends of the North Bend Library are gearing up for their annual two-week book sale, planned for August 16 to 30. To get ready for the sale, book donations are being solicited from the community.
• A “fish-in” at Rattlesnake Lake this Sunday kicks off a campaign to focus statewide attention on citizen efforts to save the lake, plus local streams and wells, from a potential Seattle City Light power and water project.
The city of North Bend invites residents to help clean up their community, at a recycling cleanup event, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Mount Si High School’s front parking lot. On that day, North Bend’s Public Works Department will accept the residential household materials below for recycling: styrofoam packing; clean, plastic one- and two-gallon plant pots; textiles and household goods (unacceptable items will be refused); used motor oil and filters; antifreeze; car, truck and marine batteries, and household batteries; tires: $1 each, $2 on rim, 5$ for a split rim, $10 for truck tires, truck tires with rims $20; electronics such as DVD players, VCRs and printers, $5; televisions, $20, large TV’s are $50; refrigerators and freezers, $20 each will be charged for safe removal of coolants; fluorescent lights: 50 cents. Scrap metal including hot water tanks, stoves, microwaves, washers, dryers, cast iron sinks and tubs, iron, steel and auto parts will be accepted. For information, call (425) 831-4919, ext. 23, at least two days before the event.