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North Bend Washington - North Bend Weekly Recap Remembering Fritz Ribary Meet up with the Mayor Trailhead Direct and More 20 May 2022 ( news )
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Happy Friday , North Bend . Welcome to the newest edition of your Weekly Recap! Enjoy the read and remember to click linked headlines for articles and posts .
Fritz Ribary , A Life Dedicated to Family and Public Service in Snoqualmie Valley:
The City of North Bend Council , Mayor and staff are deeply saddened by the passing of former Mayor Fritz Ribary . Fritz was a dedicated public servant , having served as Mayor of North Bend from 1988 to 1992 . Throughout his life , Fritz also served North Bend as a local fire fighter and volunteer EMT , a City Planning Commissioner , and a City Councilmember .
Learn about Fritz’ commitment to volunteerism , public service and more by reading the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum’s reflection of Frederick “Fritz” Joseph Ribary’s life ,
. There will be a memorial on June 4th , location and further details will be announced later .
The City Welcomes Christina Rustik to the North Bend Economic Development Commission
City Council introduced a new commissioner to the North Bend Economic Development Commission at the May 17
City Council meeting . Welcome , Christina Rustik! Want to learn more about getting involved in city government by joining a commission? Click
to learn more .
This Week , We Honor
The City of North Bend is grateful for the many teams that work together to make life healthy , safe and highly livable . This week , we recognize three groups in particular:
North Bend Public Works
: Public Works helps build and nurture local infrastructure here in North Bend . Water , streets and stormwater , sewer and wastewater treatment , parks and grounds , public building maintenance and more - they do it all .
Snoqualmie - North Bend Police
: Our police force helps keep our valley safe , and National Police Week pays special tribute to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others .
Eastside Fire and Rescue
: ESF - R is vital to emergency medicine and saving lives here in North Bend and many other communities on the eastside . National EMS Week gives recognition to the essential needs our front line medical responders provide .
More Opportunities to Meet up with the Mayor:
On Wednesday , May 18
, residents stopped by Arete Coffee Bar for coffee , tea , snacks and conversation with Mayor McFarland . If you missed this week’s meet up , mark your calendar for the following future opportunities:
Wednesday , June 29
, 10:00 to 11:00 a . m .
Wednesday , August 10
, 10:30 to 11:30 a . m .
Meet up with the Mayor is hosted at various locations throughout town . June and August locations will be released closer to each event .
Your Next North Bend Yard Waste Recycling Event is May 21
The City of North Bend’s next 2022 North Bend Yard Waste Recycling program is set for Saturday , May 21
. This annual recycling program is open to North Bend residents and property owners on select Saturdays through October , from 8:00 a . m . to 12:00 p . m . at the North Bend Public Works building , located at 1155 E . North Bend Way . NOTE: Please enter through City Hall , located at 920 SE Cedar Falls Way .
Trailhead Direct Returns to North Bend on Memorial Day Weekend:
Trailhead Direct is returning to North Bend , beginning Saturday , May 28
, just in time for Memorial Day weekend . Service will run Saturdays and Sundays through September 11
, with additional service on Memorial Day , Independence Day and Labor Day .
Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley Announces Community Grant Awards
This month , the Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley selected 13 community organizations to receive $14 , 000 in grants ranging from $500 to $2 , 000 . North Bend non - profits organizations recipients include Helping Hands Ministry , Mama’s Hands , Mt . Si Senior Center , North Bend Community Theatre , Si View Community Foundation , and Trail Youth .
Do You Live in the Unincorporated Snoqualmie Valley/NE King County Area? King County Local Services Wants to Hear from You:
If you live or work in the unincorporated Snoqualmie Valley/NE King County area , King County Local Services - Roads , Permitting , Community Service Areas invites you to join them Tuesday , May 24
, 6:00 to 8:00 p . m . via Zoom for their Subarea Plan Engagement Kickoff Event . This is your opportunity to help shape the development of your area for the next 20 years . Login instructions and more can be found
Events Around Town This Weekend:
Keep up with local events , rain or shine , for people of all ages . Visit the
DiscoverNorthBend . com
community event calendar for easy reference .
Keep up with the City on Social Media:
One of the easiest ways to keep up with City happenings and breaking news is to follow us on social media . We are active on
. Stop by and become a City of North Bend follower today . You can also find the City on NextDoor
Picture of the Week
“Pink blooming rhododendrons with Mount Si in the background on a May spring day in North Bend , ” writes Don Detrick of his colorful valley photo .
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