UPDATE 3:10 p.m. | King County Sheriff’s detectives are hoping that a faded Target brand towel will help them find the person responsible for abandoning a newborn baby in a wooded area near North Bend on Wednesday. Investigators have released little information about the infant, including whether the baby was stillborn or born alive. Investigators released a photo of…More
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A 19-year-old man, who was texting and speeding when he hit a woman with his pickup near North Bend and then fled, was sentenced in King County Superior Court this afternoon to 15 months in prison. Cody J. Eads pleaded guilty last month to vehicular homicide (disregard for the safety of others) in connection with the death of…More
A 19-year-old man admits he was texting and speeding when he hit a woman with his pickup near North Bend on Jan. 1 and then fled, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Cody J. Eads pleaded guilty on Thursday to vehicular homicide (disregard for the safety of others) in connection with the death of a Lucinda Pieczatkowski,…More
UPDATE, 8:07 p.m. | Fire spokesmen say nearly 180 homes are now threatened by a wildfire burning near Satus Pass in south-central Washington while east of Seattle, crews worked on a small wildfire just outside of North Bend, according to a report from the Associated Press.
The new fire on Mount Si, a popular hiking destination, was 50 percent contained by 5 p.m. Friday and had burned about two acres. Eastside Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Bud Backer told KOMO-TV local fire engine companies responded before handing the fire over to the state Department of Natural Resources. A DNR helicopter has dropped water on the blaze and crews were able to create a hose line around it.
Spokesman Mark Grassel says the fire near Goldendale has burned 4,600 acres or about 7 square miles along the top of Satus Pass. No homes have been lost. Most of U.S. Highway 97 between Goldendale and Toppenish remains closed due to the fire
UPDATE, 2:11 p.m. | A wildfire outside of North Bend on Mount Si is growing and spreading into a wilderness area, according to Eastside Fire and Rescue.
Only a small portion of the fire is accessible from a road, and the fire is moving uphill away from that road.
The state Department of Natural Resources has a helicopter responding from Ellensburg, about 80 miles away.
No evacuations have been ordered.
ORIGINAL POST | A small wildfire began outside of North Bend on Mount Si on Friday afternoon, the same day that officials issued a burn ban for King County.
The one-acre fire caused concern because it was visible from Interstate 90, according to a spokeswoman for the state Department of Natural Resources.More
The intruder stabbed to death early Monday in a fight with a couple in a North Bend home has been identified as Kenneth E. Boonstra, 48, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Boonstra died from a number of stab wounds, the medical examiner’s office says. He lived in North Bend, according to the King…More
UPDATE AT 2:41 P.M.: The Sheriff’s Office says a woman stabbed an intruder to death early Monday at a North Bend home. Sgt. Cindi West says the woman’s husband was struggling with the man about 1:40 a.m. when she got a knife and stabbed the stranger to help her husband. ORIGINAL POST: An intruder who was…More
Intruder stabbed to death at North Bend home: A man broke into a home in North Bend early this morning and was stabbed to death by one of the residents, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. There was a struggle between the homeowner and the intruder, and the homeowner’s wife got involved, too. Along…More
A security camera caught footage of a pregnant woman rolling up to a North Bend home in a red convertible and breaking into the home last week, but detectives are still looking for her and an accomplice. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, the woman approached the home on the 43800 block of…More
A 28-year-old Redmond man King County search and rescue teams looked for last week was found dead from an apparent suicide, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. The man had apparently shot himself in the head with a handgun in North Bend near Rattlesnake Mountain on Feb. 3, the last day anyone…More
A Redmond man known to suffer from cystic fibrosis, a genetic condition that sometimes makes it hard to breath, has gone missing and police are requesting help to find him. A search and rescue team from the King County Sheriff’s Office found 28-year-old Ira Thomas Clodfelter’s vehicle parked at Rattlesnake Mountain Tuesday night…More