Choose a neighborhood

MyNorthwest.com > Neighborhoods > Change Neighborhoods
NorthBend
Welcome to MyNorthwest Neighborhoods. Here you'll find all the news, events, weather and traffic for YOUR neighborhood. If this is your neighborhood, click make this my neighborhood and we'll show you this page every time you visit.

Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:03 pm
County detectives look to public to identify human remains
SnoValley Star - A pair of tortoiseshell glasses, a green Jansport backpack, a Swiss Army watch, a shovel and some smaller, personal effects are all that's left of a man whose remains were found by two hikers who wandered off a Mount Si trail June 16. And no one has a single idea on how to identify him. The King [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:02 pm
Mayor drafts plan to help Snoqualmie businesses experiencing growing pains
SnoValley Star - Going by the numbers, one thing is clear: Business is not booming for the downtown merchants of Snoqualmie. Backlogged construction projects have long since plagued the town that brings more than 2 million visitors annually to Snoqualmie Falls, and a considerable number of tourists to the Northwest Train Museum for big events such as the Day [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:01 pm
Statewide drought emergency affects Snoqualmie water system
SnoValley Star - Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a statewide drought emergency due to a widespread lack of snowfall last winter. Water flow in the Snoqualmie River has dropped drastically, down more than 60 percent of usual flow. At the same time, water use by customers is nearly 6 percent more than this time last year. To reduce potential hardships [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:01 pm
Editorial -- Be safe in the water in this warm weather
SnoValley Star - Leading up to the long Independence Day weekend, Eastside Fire & Rescue officials are urging everyone to be extremely careful when heading out to the water. Pine Lake, Beaver Lake, Rattlesnake Lake, Lake Joy, Lake Kathleen, Lake McDonald and Lake Sammamish, along with the Snoqualmie River and its tributaries, attract a lot of recreationalists, especially this [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
Thai refugee brothers receive Habitat for Humanity home
SnoValley Star - Two brothers, born five years apart in a refugee camp in Thailand, are now living a quieter life in Snoqualmie Ridge because of Habitat for Humanity. Nineteen-year-old Hsar Bwen just finished high school and his brother Shel Ster, 14, is about to start at Mount Si High School. They are the two boys born to the Bu [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
Honkers baseball tries to grow its brand in Fall City
SnoValley Star - During the summer, floating down the Snoqualmie River from Fall City Community Park is a popular activity. Now, just a few hundred feet from the river's launch point, residents can enjoy another classic summer pastime as Fall City has a new semi-professional baseball team to call their own -- the Northwest Honkers. The Honkers play in the [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
To the Editor -- July 3, 2015
SnoValley Star - Ryan Kolodejchuk will benefit whole community Over these past weeks, I have had the opportunity to observe and evaluate the perspectives and agendas of the various candidates in the upcoming city of North Bend elections. Ryan Kolodejchuk's honest, pragmatic and hopeful insight into our community's problems and needs, and his willingness to examine the issues and listen [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
Public reminded of fireworks laws, safety alert for July 4
SnoValley Star - On July 4, 2014, a stray bottle rocket resulted in a devastating house fire on Snoqualmie Ridge. The fire caused more than $700,000 in property damage and threatened surrounding homes. One firefighter was injured while dozens put their safety at risk. Thankfully, there were no other injuries, according to a news release from the city of Snoqualmie. The [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:59 am
Cartoon -- July 3, 2015
SnoValley Star - Full story available at SnoValley Star Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:59 am
10 common running mistakes (and what to do about them)
SnoValley Star - By Anne Kertson Edge PT & Rehab Trust me, I am as excited as you that running season is now upon us! The air is fresh, the grass is green, and it is time to lace up those running shoes and hit the road (or dirt). Whether you are training for an upcoming summer relay or fall race, [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:59 am
Local author pens guide on top nearby climbing routes
SnoValley Star - More than 700 nearby climbing routes will be featured in North Bend's newest climbing guidebook by local author and climbing guide Kurt Hicks. Hicks, a guide for Pro Ski and Mountain Service in North Bend, is an experienced climber. Hicks was one of the authors of Pro Ski and Mountain Service's book "Backcountry Ski and Snowboard [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:59 am
Firefighters association awards scholarships to two graduates
SnoValley Star - The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association is proud to recognize two Snoqualmie Valley high school graduates as recipients of our 2015 educational scholarships in the health and fire sciences. Gretchen Chase and Nathan Lewiston each received a $500 award to pursue their educational goals after undergoing an intensive review process. SFFA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of both career [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:58 am
Valley hosts Relay for Life July 11
SnoValley Star - The Relay for Life of Snoqualmie Valley will begin at 2 p.m. July 11 in Torguson Park in North Bend. Forty-two teams have raised more than $43,000, and 300-500 people are expected to participate at the event, organizer Shauna Marshall said. Twenty-four different countries benefit from the fundraising to help find a cure for cancer, she said. Other [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:58 am
Valley Hospital completes bond sale, saving $40 million in debt service
SnoValley Star - Snoqualmie Valley Hospital has refinanced the district's lease purchase contract with Benaroya Companies for the purchase of the hospital and equipment and the current tax-backed debt. The refinancing will save the district approximately $40 million in debt service over the next 30 years, according to a news release from the hospital. "It was perfect timing in terms [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:58 am
Home Country -- What the flag means to each of us is personal
SnoValley Star - We all watched as the flag came by. It was the first thing in the parade, of course. Great big one, carried by two of the kids from the ROTC at the high school. The bands followed, along with the mounted patrol, the ski patrol in their summer-weight jackets, the float with the princesses on it, [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:57 am
Solarize Snoqualmie campaign needs volunteers
SnoValley Star - Thanks to a grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce with U.S. Department of Energy funding, the city of Snoqualmie will partner with Northwest SEED and citizens for public outreach about a new, local solar panel program. The Solarize Snoqualmie campaign is a group purchase -- or "bulk buy" program -- designed to provide affordable, [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 11:56 am
Sign up now for Snoqualmie Tunnel Bike Ride
SnoValley Star - Explore one of the most iconic trails in the Mountains to Sound Greenway this summer on the Snoqualmie Tunnel Bike Ride. Discover this incredible 2-mile long tunnel at Snoqualmie Pass -- a remnant of our railroad history. The guided bike trip July 14 will take you through the Snoqualmie Tunnel and then along a 20-mile stretch [...] Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 9:03 am
Game of tags: Vandals target public property as fast as state can cover it up
Snoqualmie Valley Record - What takes almost a month to happen in North Bend happens almost daily in Seattle. That's probably no surprise, but the same is true for Renton, Everett and Auburn -- it can happen overnight in areas in each of these cities. Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 9:03 am
Blotter: Raccon triggers car alarm; new homeowners report suspicious sprinkler
Snoqualmie Valley Record - Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Read more...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 -- 5:02 pm
Find fireworks shows, local laws online
Snoqualmie Valley Record - There are more than 100 community fireworks displays in Washington, shows produced by trained professionals, displaying spectacular productions and illuminated with vibrant colors. Many of the shows are accompanied by patriotic soundtracks, or are televised live such as the Family Fourth at Lake Union. Read more...



Return to MyNorthwest.com
Copyright © 2015 Bonneville International. All rights reserved.