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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Expands Shuttle Operations

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Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT)-operated Valley Shuttle is expanding operations. Starting on Monday, March 4, buses shuttling riders up and down SR 202 and SR 203 between North Bend and Duvall will arrive at ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Visit Artist Opening with Rebecca Mott on February 26

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On February 26 from 5-6 pm, stop by the second-floor lobby of City Hall, located at 38624 SE River Street, to meet artist Rebecca Mott and view her vibrant works. Light refreshments will be served. The display, which is sponsored by the Snoqualmie Arts Co...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Make an Impact - Volunteer for a Commission with the City of Snoqualmie

Volunteer on City Commissions

Make an impact on your community! The City has vacancies on the Arts, Civil Service, Parks and Events, and Salary commissions. Learn more about each, including the goals, length of service, and meeting dates. 

Arts Commission

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Share Input: Attend Parks and Open Space Master Plan Open House, February 29

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Share your vision for Snoqualmie's parks and open spaces at an open house, February 29, 6:00-7:30 pm, at the Snoqualmie City Council Chambers located at 38624 SE River Street. Talk with experts and learn more about the City's Parks and Open Master Space P...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 29, 2022

Ask Questions , Learn More at Community Center Expansion Town Hall on Feb. 28

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Residents are invited to a Community Center Expansion Town Hall on February 28, 2024, 7pm, at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA gymnasium.  The Town Hall is an opportunity to learn more and ask questions about the City’s Community Ce...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Offers FREE Stop the Bleed Class and Opioid Overdose Education Class

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Offers FREE Stop the Bleed Class and Opioid Overdose Education Class, February 17 and March 17

The Snoqualmie Fire Dept. will offer free Stop the Bleed and Opioid Overdose Education training classes February 17 and March 17 (see times...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Snoqualmie City Hall Features New Art Exhibition

Artwork by Rebecca Mott

 View a new and vibrant art exhibition by Rebecca Mott through the month of February at Snoqualmie City Hall, 38624 SE River St. The public is welcome to visit the display, which is sponsored by the Snoqualmie Arts Commission, on both the first f...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Have Coffee and Chat with the Chiefs on February 15

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Residents are invited to join Snoqualmie Fire Chief Mike Bailey and Snoqualmie Police Chief Brian Lynch on Thursday, February 15, 2024, for informal conversations over coffee at the Snoqualmie Ridge Starbucks, 7730 Center Blvd.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Firefighters Launch Operation Warm to Distribute Coats to Snoqualmie Students

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2024 is starting off warm in the upper Snoqualmie Valley thanks to Snoqualmie firefighters and the support of the Snoqualmie Firefighter Association.

Snoqualmie Firefighter Darby Summers spearheaded the Operation Warm project, which provides coats for chil...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Traffic Advisory: Weeknight SR 18 lane reductions begin Jan. 31 near Tiger Mountain summit

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Snoqualmie residents who travel on SR 18 should prepare for overnight delays beginning January 31, 2024, lasting through March. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will reduce SR 18 to a single lane, with alternating traffic on weekn...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

City Seeks Volunteers for Two Openings on Arts Commission

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Make an impact! Volunteer to serve your community on the City's Arts Commission. 

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission is seeking two candidates to fill Positions #2 and #5 for terms expiring 1/31/27 and 1/31/2026.  The Arts Commission...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

View Community Center Expansion Project Designs, Share Input at Open House, Feb. 8

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Residents are invited to meet with project team members and learn more about the Snoqualmie Community Center Expansion Project at two scheduled open houses on Wednesday, January 31,  2024, and Thursday, February 8, 2024. **

Both Community Center E...

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Posted on: January 28, 2024

Snoqualmie Police Arrest Teen Bank Robbers Following Pursuit

SPD News Release Infographic 2023

At approximately 3 pm on January 26, 2024, Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department officers responded to a Robbery In Progress at the Sno Falls Credit Union, located at 320 Mt. Si Blvd in North Bend, WA. 

Responding officers were given a descripti...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Winter Weather - Be Prepared with Tips on Snowplow Routes and More Information

Snowplow Routes

The National Weather Service forecast includes a chance of snow along with freezing temperatures. The following will help you prepare for winter weather.

City Snow and Ice Response

City crews are preparing plows for snow and will respond based on the Snowpl...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Council to Consider Sales Tax Increase on Jan. 8, May Waive Second Reading of Proposed Ordinance

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At the January 8, 2024, City Council meeting, the Council will consider adopting an ordinance which would increase the City’s Transportation Benefit District (TBD) sales tax by one-tenth of one percent (0.1%).  

The TBD sales ta...

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Posted on: December 27, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Make More Arrests in On-Going Internet Cable Thefts

SPD News Release Infographic 2023

On December 16, 2023, Snoqualmie Police Department officers responded to a Suspicious Circumstances call at the Meadowbrook Farm Elk Fields on Railroad Ave SE in downtown Snoqualmie. 

A caller reported a U-Haul van with a male subject in the ditch...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Two Librarians Help Shape Snoqualmie Valley Libraries and Literacy

Mayor Ross and Irene Wickstrom 2023

Michele Drovdahl and Irene Wickstrom, who both recently retired from the King County Library System (KCLS), both served important roles connecting people with books and information in the Snoqualmie Valley. 

Michele Drovdahl, who served as a Regio...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Snoqualmie Community Survey Results Show Residents Continue to Enjoy a High Quality of Life

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This summer, the City of Snoqualmie completed a comprehensive, random-sample survey of residents to measure multiple facets of community livability, including quality of life, safety, natural environment, health and wellness, inclusivity and engagement, u...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 12, 2023

City Council Unanimously Approves Appointment of Mike Bailey as Permanent Snoqualmie Fire Chief

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On December 11, 2023, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved Mayor Katherine Ross’s appointment of Interim Fire Chief Mike Bailey as the permanent chief of the Snoqualmie Fire Department, effective December 12.

Chief Bailey has been a member of t...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Prevent Theft of Seasonal Package Deliveries and Car Prowls

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As shipped packages arrive just in time for the holidays, it’s important to decrease chances of potential delivery theft. 

Ways to avoid theft include: requiring a signature of delivery receipt; shipping packages to a location where some...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

The Ross Report - Volume 7 - Monthly Updates from Mayor Katherine Ross (November)

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The November Ross Report features information about a Veterans' Day event at the Snoqualmie Casino, an event honoring the Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Association, and more. 

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

City of Snoqualmie Meeting Cancellations and City Holidays

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City of Snoqualmie committee, commission, board, and council meetings regularly scheduled for December 18-30, 2023 are cancelled. 

Holiday Closures

City of Snoqualmie offices will be closed on December 25, 2023 and January 1, 2024, in observance of...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Traffic Advisory: Daytime Closure of SR 18 near Snoqualmie for Emergency Repairs, Dec. 15

TRAFFIC ALERT INFOGRAPHIC 12.15 SR18 Closure

Residents who use SR 18 between Snoqualmie and Issaquah-Hobart Road should plan for alternative routes and extra travel time on Friday, December 15, 2023. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will fully close SR 18 between I-90 and Is...

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

Carmichael’s Hardware and Variety Store Receives King County John D. Spellman Award

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Carmichael’s Hardware and Variety store recently was honored with the King County Executive’s John D. Spellman Heritage Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Public Invited to Participate in Development of City’s NEW Parks and Open Space Master Plan

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In its ongoing commitment to delivering high-quality parks, trails, facilities, programs, and events, the City of Snoqualmie is in the process of creating a new Parks, Recreation, Open Space, and Trails Master Plan that will offer strategies and policies ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Serve your Community: City Seeks Volunteers for Commissions

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Do you want to become more involved in your community? Positions are open on the City of Snoqualmie Arts Commission and the Economic Development Commission.

The Arts Commission is seeking candidates to fill two positions.  The Arts Commission help...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Brian Lynch Appointed as Permanent Snoqualmie Police Chief

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On November 13, 2023, Mayor Katherine Ross announced she had appointed Interim Police Chief Brian Lynch to be the permanent chief of the Snoqualmie Police Dept. effective December 1, 2023, pending City Council confirmation. 

Lynch has been serving...

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Posted on: October 26, 2023

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Offers FREE Stop the Bleed + Opioid Overdose Education Class, Dec. 9

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The Snoqualmie Fire Dept. will offer a free Stop the Bleed + Opioid Overdose Education training class on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, from 9 – 11:30 am. The new combo class offers community members the opportunity to be trained by the experts to respo...

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Officers Respond to Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident in North Bend

SPD News Release Infographic 2023

On Nov. 7, 2023, at 7:47 pm, Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Dept. officers responded to SE Cedar Falls Way at SE Symmons PL in North Bend for an accident involving a vehicle that had struck a pedestrian. 

When officers arrived, Medic 1 was already o...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

City Honors Carol Peterson for 50 Years of Service

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The City honored long-time Snoqualmie resident Carol Peterson for a lifetime of service with a reception on October 23 prior to the City Council meeting. Peterson has contributed more than 50 years of service to her community, from championing public heal...

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Posted on: October 24, 2023

City Council Unanimously Approves Mike Chambless as Snoqualmie City Administrator

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On October 23, 2023, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved Mayor Ross’s permanent appointment of Mike Chambless as City Administrator. Mr. Chambless had been serving as Interim City Administrator for the past six months. 

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

Rent a Mountain Bike and Learn Best Practices at New Snoqualmie Point Park Kiosk

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City Partners with The Line Experience in North Bend to Offer Mountain Bike Information and Rentals

Mountain bike riders of all levels can now visit a new Trailhead kiosk in Snoqualmie Point Park for education and bike rentals. The City has partnered with ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Officers Honored with Merit Awards for Life-saving Actions

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At the Oct. 9, 2023, City Council meeting, five members of the Snoqualmie Police Dept. were honored and presented with service merit awards for their immediate actions that directly saved the lives of several Snoqualmie Valley residents. 

“A failu...

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Posted on: October 11, 2023

Halloween Happenings in Snoqualmie - Grab Your Costume and Get Ready for Fun!

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Halloween on the Ridge

Saturday, October 28, 1-3 pm

Center Boulevard, Snoqualmie Ridge

Stroll by local businesses along Center Boulevard for candy and treats. Look for the orange pumpkins. Costumes encouraged! Don’t miss the costumed Pet Parade at ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

King County Fire Chief’s Association Honors Volunteer Firefighter Robert Angrisano

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Angrisano Awarded Medal of Merit

The King County Fire Chiefs’ Association recently honored Snoqualmie Volunteer Firefighter Robert Angrisano with a Medal of Merit for outstanding leadership and skills that positively impacted and inspired both th...

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Posted on: October 11, 2023

Funding Available for Tourism Programs in Snoqualmie - Deadline October 31

This is a picture of Snoqualmie Falls looking from the air.

The City of Snoqualmie Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) has opened the application process for organizations to request tourism project funding for 2024. 

Local organizations that coordinate activities for tourists and positively impact touri...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

Mayor Ross Proclaims Oct. 8-14 Fire Prevention Week in Snoqualmie

Fire Prevention Week 2023

At the October 9, 2023, City Council meeting, Mayor Katherine Ross proclaimed the week of Oct. 8-14 Fire Prevention Week in Snoqualmie. This year's National Fire Prevention Week theme is, "Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fir...

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

You’re Invited: Snoqualmie Comprehensive Plan Community Open House, Oct. 18

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The City is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan. Community input is vital for this project - called Snoqualmie 2044 – and we want to hear from you!  

Come share your thoughts about housing, transportation, parks, and more, ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2023

October 6 is Snoqualmie Tribe Federal Re-Recognition Day

Tribal Recognition Day

October 6 is a very important anniversary for the Snoqualmie Tribe.  24 years ago today, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe’s status as a federally recognized tribe was finally affirmed. After decades of petitioning, the Tribe received a determination o...

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Posted on: October 3, 2023

Snoqualmie Community Survey Now Open to All Residents 18 and Older

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Last month the City of Snoqualmie launched a comprehensive community survey to gather feedback from residents and assess City services provided to residents. The survey was sent to randomly selected households with a postcard invitation to participate. Th...

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

State Legislators Tour Community Center, Attend Council Roundtable about 2024 Priorities

Community Center Tour 2 with State Legislators

Last week, Washington State 5th District legislators Sen. Mark Mullet, Rep. Lisa Callan, and Rep. Bill Ramos joined Mayor Ross and City Councilmembers for a tour of the Snoqualmie Community Center to learn more about the City’s planned capital i...

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

Firefighters Association Awards Scholarships to Two Mount Si Graduates

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The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association recently recognized Lauren Kremer and Anna Findlay, both 2023 graduates of Mount Si High School, with scholarships of $1,500 each. Kremer will attend Whitworth University while Findlay will attend UCLA. 

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Plant a Tree and Help Preserve Our Local Forests on Green Snoqualmie Day

Green Snoqualmie Day 2023

October 7, 9 am to noon, Three Forks Natural Area

Celebrate and help preserve our natural areas on Green Snoqualmie Day! This annual event supports the health of our local forests and the beauty of the Snoqualmie Valley. Help plant more than 400 conifer tr...

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

City Recognizes National Preparedness Month, Encourages All Residents to Plan Ahead for Emergencies

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Mayor Ross has proclaimed September National Preparedness Month in Snoqualmie and encourages all residents and businesses to plan ahead for emergencies and disasters. With an emergency preparedness plan in place, the risk of injury and loss is reduced, an...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Plein Air Paint Out Honors Artists, including a Community Favorite

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This year’s Plein Air Paint Out event, which was held separately from Snoqualmie Days, focused on the theme of Majestic Meadowbrook and resulted in numerous Meadowbrook Farm-inspired works.

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission honored three artists for...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Traffic Advisory: I-90 on-ramps at SR 18 Interchange to Close Nightly Sept. 25-29 for Construction

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Snoqualmie residents who use the I-90/SR 18 interchange at night should plan more time for their trips next week when WSDOT will close the on-ramps to both westbound and eastbound I-90 as work on the new diverging diamond interchange begins.

The nighttime ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2023

City Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Multifamily Housing Designation at Snoqualmie Mill Property

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September 25, 7 pm, 38624 SE River Street and via Zoom

The City of Snoqualmie is holding a public hearing to discuss the intent to designate the residential component of the Snoqualmie Mill property as a residentially targeted area for a multifamily housin...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Snoqualmie Residents Encouraged to Participate in Community Survey

Survey Spotlight

The City of Snoqualmie is encouraging residents to participate in a comprehensive City Survey this fall. The survey will initially be sent to randomly selected residents, who will receive a postcard invitation to participate.

Starting in early October, all...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

King County Metro Adds Early Morning Service Run to Route 208

This is a picture of a Metro Bus in Snoqualmie.

King County Metro is adding one additional westbound trip to Route 208 between North Bend and Snoqualmie to the Issaquah Transit Center. A weekday morning route departing at 5:09 am from the North Bend Factory Outlet Mall will help commuters make earlier ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

Painting and Utilities Work this Week on the Snoqualmie Parkway

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UPDATE | SEPT.  12, 2023

Contractor crews working for the City of Snoqualmie are scheduled to work on painting and road utilities the week of September 12. Minimal traffic impacts are expected. 

We are nearing completion of the full Snoqua...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Volunteer for the Arts Commission in Snoqualmie

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Help shape the arts in Snoqualmie

Do you want to become more involved in your community? The City of Snoqualmie Arts Commission is seeking a candidate to fill position #7 for the term expiring Jan 1, 2025. 

The Arts Commission helps develop and sup...

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

Council Approves Construction of Splashpad at Snoqualmie Community Park, Planned to Open Summer 2024

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On Aug. 28, 2023, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 1661, approving the purchase and installation of a new splashpad at Snoqualmie Community Park. 

The approximate $1.5 million project is part of the City’s adopted 2023-28 Capital ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Missing Snoqualmie Man Found Deceased

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The Snoqualmie Police Department, with the assistance of the King County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue, have located Mohamed Ibrahim who had been missing since August 15, 2023. Acting on information obtained from a citizen, Search and R...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Public Hearing Discusses Application for Wireless Antennas

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A public hearing before the Snoqualmie Hearing Examiner will be held September 11, 10 am to noon via Zoom to discuss an application for nine antennas on a nonresidential building at the northwestern corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Center Boulevard.

The an...

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Posted on: September 6, 2023

Snoqualmie International Block Party Celebrates Culture and Community

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September 9, 11 am to 5 pm, Center Boulevard

The Snoqualmie International Block Party, held on Saturday, September 9, this year offers music, food, art, and performances inspired by various cultures. The block party features 60 vendor booths, kids&rsqu...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with String of Internet Cable Line Thefts

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For Immediate Release | Aug. 24, 2023

The Snoqualmie Police Department charged a suspect with malicious mischief and attempted theft following damage to cable lines in the early morning hours of August 24. The suspect was found in the brush along SR 202 be...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Upcoming Closures of Centennial Fields and Sandy Cove Park for Tree Removal

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In late August and mid-September, the Snoqualmie Parks Division will temporarily close two city parks to facilitate the removal of trees.

On Thursday, August 24, 2023, Centennial Fields Park will close from 6 am to 2:30 pm to remove trees near the playgrou...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Police Seek Public’s Help to Locate Missing Person

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UPDATE | AUG. 21, 2023On Friday, August 18, 2023, King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian 1 helicopter performed an aerial search for Mohamed in the North Bend vicinity but did not locate him. Over the weekend, King County Search and Rescue crews ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2023

Help Care for Trees in Cottonwood Forest this Saturday

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August 26, 9-11 am, Cottonwood Park, 7414 Cottonwood Dr. SE

Spend an hour or two caring for trees in the Cottonwood Forest area of Snoqualmie Ridge on Saturday morning. This volunteer event consists of two activities that keep trees healthy: spreading mulc...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Expect Delays at I-90/SR 18 Interchange Aug. 21-28 for Ramp Closures, Traffic Shift

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The Washington State Dept. of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning people who use the I-90/SR 18 interchange to add travel time this week for two nights of SR 18 lane reductions occurring Aug. 21-22, as well as several days of eastbound I-90 on-ramp closures...

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Vote for the Plein Air Paint Out Community Favorite

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Snoqualmie, WA – This year’s Plein Air Paint Out event focused on the theme of Majestic Meadowbrook. The Community Favorite, voted from the top three placing Plein Air Paint Out paintings, will receive a $50 gift certificate. The winning painting...

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Posted on: August 16, 2023

City Council Unanimously Approves Design Contract for Community Center Expansion and Pool Project

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During the August 14 City Council meeting, Councilmembers unanimously approved Resolution 1662 for the Phase 1 design services contract for the Community Center Expansion Project. The project will expand the existing building, located at Snoqualmie Commun...

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

Stage 2 Complete Burn Ban Now in Effect Countywide

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Effective immediately, in coordination with the King County Fire Chiefs Association, and the Association of King County Fire Marshals, a Stage 2 Complete Burn Ban has been implemented countywide, including Snoqualmie. 

In response to continued hot...

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Posted on: August 16, 2023

Snoqualmie Days Street Closure Date - Saturday, August 19 from 6 am to 11 pm

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To accommodate Snoqualmie Days in downtown Snoqualmie, Railroad Ave/SR 202 will be closed on Saturday, August 19 from SE Fir St to SE Newton Street from 6 am to 11 pm. 

There will be street closure and detour signs to alert the public. If taking p...

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Posted on: August 12, 2023

Join Interim Snoqualmie Fire and Police Chiefs for ‘Chat with the Chiefs’ on Aug. 18

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Snoqualmie residents are invited to join Interim Fire Chief Mike Bailey and Interim Police Chief Brian Lynch on Friday, August 18, 2023, for informal conversations over coffee.

‘Chat with the Chiefs’ is an opportunity for residents to a...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Call for Artists: Apply for the Art Off the Rails Festival

Art Train 2023

For immediate release: August 11, 2023

Ride the train to attend in Snoqualmie and North Bend

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission is requesting proposals from artists to showcase their artwork at the Art Off the Rails Festival on September 23 from 11 am to 5 pm. ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

Expect Delays Entering and Exiting Some Ridge Neighborhoods for Parkway Paving, Aug. 14-17

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UPDATE  |  AUG. 9:  The news release below has been updated to reflect a third paving delay due to the overnight rain forecast on Aug.9/10. Due to the rain forecast, there will be no paving on Thursday, Aug. 10. Hence, the pavin...

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Posted on: August 10, 2023

Snoqualmie Parkway Paving Traffic Control Contractor Addresses Complaints, Implements Changes

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On Tuesday, August 8, 2023, the City of Snoqualmie received numerous complaints from residents regarding traffic control associated with the repaving of Snoqualmie Parkway. There were similar complaints received the previous week that triggered City feedb...

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

Boeing Jet Flyovers Will Kick Off and Close Boeing Classic Tournament

This is a picture of a Boeing 727 jet flying over the Boeing Classic golf tournament.

No Snoqualmie Parkway Paving during Boeing Classic, August 11-13

Snoqualmie, WA – Be sure to look up in the sky for the famous flyovers on August 11 and August 13! For the second year in a row, the Boeing Classic will feature two jet flyovers mar...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Snoqualmie Parkway Paving Work Begins July 31

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UPDATE | August 8, 2023:  The project work schedule dates - which are weather dependent and subject to change as noticed below - have been updated.]

Snoqualmie residents should plan for traffic impacts as the grinding and paving portion of the Sno...

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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Snoqualmie Parkway Intersection ADA Ramp Project will Emit Loud Noises Aug. 8

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City of Snoqualmie Public Works crews will be installing ADA warning ramps at intersections along Snoqualmie Parkway on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023. 

Please be advised, the installation process for these yellow warning ramps uses a process that emits lo...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

Public Hearing Scheduled on Proposed Updates to City’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Regulations, Aug. 7

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The community is invited to provide feedback on proposed updates to the Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) Regulations of the Snoqualmie Municipal Code at a public hearing before the Planning Commission on Aug. 7, 2023, at 7 pm. 

The Snoqualmie Munici...

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

Snoqualmie Firefighters Breakfast – a Snoqualmie Days Tradition

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Pancakes, raffle tickets, a silent auction, and more on the menu for this event!

Start your Snoqualmie Days with a firefighter-cooked breakfast, raffle items, and photo opportunities at the Snoqualmie Firefighters Association’s Annual Pancake Bre...

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Posted on: July 28, 2023

City of Snoqualmie Assists Snoqualmie Valley Transportation in VISION 2050 Award

Mayor Ross and Amy Biggs - Vision Award

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) has won a VISION 2050 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC). This award recognizes SVT’s role in connecting communities throughout the Snoqualmie Valley. The City of Snoqualmie wrote a letter o...

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

Snoqualmie Police and Fire Departments Urge Bike Riders to Wear Helmets

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The Snoqualmie Police and Fire departments urge residents of all ages to wear helmets when biking this summer and year-round. Helmets protect against potential life-threatening head injuries.

This past weekend, a minor not wearing a helmet lost control of ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2023

Why Sit in Traffic? Shop, Ship, Support Snoqualmie

Ship Shop Support

Avoid summer traffic, construction projects, and parking issues and at the same time support local businesses by shopping closer to home this summer. Both historic downtown Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Ridge feature a variety of shops, restaurants, and servi...

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Posted on: July 18, 2023

SR 18 Closed Near Snoqualmie, July 21-23; Westbound 90 Reduced to One Lane near Preston, July 24-27

Traffic Advisory 90 lane closures and SR 18 closure July 2023 graphic

Snoqualmie drivers should plan for extra time this weekend if traveling toward southeast King County and then again next week on westbound I-90 near Preston.

SR 18 Closure over Tiger Mountain The Washington State Dept. of Transportation (WSDOT) wi...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

City Council Special Meeting on Proposed Model Train Museum Project, July 31

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The Snoqualmie City Council will convene for a special hybrid meeting on Monday, July 31, 2023, at 7 pm to discuss a potential development project that would construct a museum and park at the corner of Railroad Ave/SR 202 and Snoqualmie Parkway. ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Mayor Ross Collaborates with King County Councilmember Perry on Echo Glen Safety Roundtable

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In early June, Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross reached out to King County Councilmember Sarah Perry to request a larger conversation about cooperation and collaboration by convening an Echo Glen Children’s Center Safety and Security Roundtable, which was ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2023

City Overlay Project Starts July 20: New Pavement Coming to Several Downtown Roads

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The City’s 2023 Street Overlay Project that will resurface several downtown Snoqualmie roads is scheduled to launch on July 20. Portions of Mill Pond, Tokul, and Stone Quarry Roads, as well as Mountain Ave, will be repaved during the second half of July.&...

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Posted on: July 12, 2023

Cool Down with Council: Join Your City Councilmembers for Conversation and Cool Treats, July 27

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Snoqualmie residents are invited to join City Councilmembers Ethan Benson, Bryan Holloway, Jo Johnson, Louis Washington, and Rob Wotton for cool treats and conversation on Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 5-6pm at Snoqualmie Community Park.

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Posted on: July 11, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept. National Night Out Returns with Community Fun on August 1

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The Snoqualmie Police Dept. is pleased to bring its National Night Out event back to the Snoqualmie Valley community on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, from 4-8pm at Snoqualmie Community Park.

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Posted on: June 29, 2023

See You at Movies and Music in the Park this Summer

Movies spotlight 2023

Thursday night movies held in Jeanne Hansen Park 

Bring a blanket or low-back chair and cozy up under the stars for the Summer Movies and Music in the Park series in Snoqualmie! Music in the Park events will be held at Snoqualmie Community Park at...

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Posted on: July 6, 2023

Popular Day out with Thomas Returns to Snoqualmie Depot over Three July Weekends

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Hundreds of visitors are expected in downtown Snoqualmie over the next three July weekends as the popular Day out with Thomas, Let’s Get Colorful Tour returns to the historic Snoqualmie Depot. 

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Posted on: June 29, 2023

Council Adopts Resolution for Construction of All-inclusive Playground at Centennial Fields Park

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On June 26, 2023, the Snoqualmie City Council adopted Resolution No. 1657, awarding a contract for site preparation and equipment installation that will construct a long-awaited all-inclusive playground at Centennial Fields Park in downtown Snoqualmie.

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Posted on: June 26, 2023

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Offers Free Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class, July 11

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With the dramatic rise in opioid use, addiction, and overdoses across our region, the Snoqualmie Fire Dept. now offers a new Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class. The next class happens on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, from 6-7 pm in the Fire S...

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Posted on: June 26, 2023

Protect the Health of Urban Forests at Green Snoqualmie Volunteer Event, July 8

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The Green Snoqualmie Partnership has an upcoming volunteer event that will help maintain the health of Snoqualmie’s Urban Forest. Join your neighbors, enjoy the summer weather, and enrich the urban forests that make Snoqualmie one of the most un...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

Snoqualmie Parkway Rehabilitation Project Begins Week of June 19

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The City’s important capital improvement project that will rehabilitate the pavement and intersection ADA ramps and curbs of the 3.5-mile-long Snoqualmie Parkway is set to begin the week of June 19, 2023. The approximate $3.75 million project is...

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Posted on: June 27, 2023

Have a Safe Fourth of July Holiday - Know the Fireworks Laws

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Aerial devices, firecrackers, and explosives are illegal.

As we prepare for the Fourth of July holiday, the Snoqualmie Fire department would like to remind you about fireworks regulations in the City of Snoqualmie and to use caution in our dry weather. Leg...

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Posted on: June 30, 2023

Chalk the Block Turns Neighborhood Sidewalks into Works of Art

Chalk the Block Spotlight

July 4, 11 am to 1 pm, YMCA Parking Lot and Cascade View Elementary School

Make colorful art part of your Fourth of July fun! The sidewalk becomes your canvas on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, from 11 am to 1 pm during the Chalk the Block event, an annual interact...

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Posted on: June 27, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Chief Phipps Resigns Effective July 3

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On June 27, 2023, Snoqualmie Police Chief Perry Phipps submitted his resignation, effective July 3, 2023. 

Phipps joined the Snoqualmie Police Department in 2017 following three decades of law enforcement service in California. Under his leadershi...

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Meadowbrook Bridge To Be Closed for an Inspection

Bridge Inspection 2021

Bridge closure takes place June 29, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For immediate release: June 21, 2023

The Meadowbrook Bridge located in Snoqualmie will be closed to all traffic for a routine inspection on Thursday, June 29 starting at 8:30 a.m. Traffic w...

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Posted on: June 13, 2023

Save the Date! Big Truck Day Rolls into Snoqualmie on June 29

Big Truck Day 2023

June 29, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Centennial Fields Park, 39903 SE Park Street

Big Truck Day is geared for kids ages 1-10 and gives them an opportunity to imagine while pretending to operate big rigs. Kids can navigate a variety of vehicles, from public service ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2023

Support Transfer of Snoqualmie Parkway Maintenance Costs to the State - Comment Today

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The Washington State Transportation Commission is accepting public comments until June 30 on a proposal to transfer jurisdiction of Snoqualmie Parkway from the City of Snoqualmie to the Washington State Dept. of Transportation (WSDOT). 

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Posted on: June 8, 2023

More Lane Closures on Westbound I-90 East of Issaquah, June 11-25

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Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) contractor crews will be completing bridge deck pavement repairs in the coming weeks, reducing lanes of westbound I-90 between High Point Way and Issaquah from June 11 - June 25. 

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Posted on: June 12, 2023

Snoqualmie Fire Chief Correira Leaving City for New Career Opportunity in California

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On June 8, 2023, Snoqualmie Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management Mark Correira announced that he will be leaving the City effective June 29, 2023. He will further his career as the chief of a larger fire agency in California. 

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Join Your City Councilmembers for Conversation and Coffee on June 21

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Snoqualmie residents are invited to join City Councilmembers Ethan Benson, Cara Christensen, and Rob Wotton for coffee and conversation on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. 

‘Coffee with Council’ is an opportunity for residents to ask questions a...

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Community Invited to Participate in Public Right-of-Way ADA Transition Plan Virtual Public Workshop

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As part of Snoqualmie’s commitment to providing equal access to its public programs, services, facilities, and activities to all citizens, including those with disabilities, the City is currently developing an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Self-Ev...

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Offers Free Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class, June 19

Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class June 19 2023

With the dramatic rise in opioid use, addiction, and overdoses across our region, the Snoqualmie Fire Dept. will offer a new Opioid Education and Opioid Overdose Reversal Training Class on Monday, June 19, 2023, from 6-7 pm in the Fire Station Training ro...

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Traffic Alert: Long-term SR 18 Lane Closures near Snoqualmie for Highway Widening Begin June 7

SR 18 Lane Closures Start June 7 Traffic Alert Graphic

Snoqualmie drivers should expect traffic delays and plan for extra time in the I-90/SR 18 interchange area beginning June 7, 2023, as Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) contractor crews ramp up work on the I-90/SR 18 Interchange Improve...

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

All Aboard for Fun: Riverview Park Playground Rededication Ceremony, June 9

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The community is invited to join Mayor Ross, City staff, and other elected officials as we celebrate the new Riverview Park playground with a rededication ceremony on Friday, June 9, 2023, at 3pm. 

The Riverview Park Playground Equipment Replaceme...

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Stage 1 Burn Ban Issued: Land Clearing and Yard Debris Burning Prohibited

King County Burn Ban Graphic No Yard Debris Land Clearing Fires

Effective Thursday, June 1, 2023, the King County Fire Chiefs Association, King County Fire Marshals Association, and the King County Fire Marshal implemented a Stage 1 Burn Ban, which specifically pertains to yard debris fires.

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Recent Echo Glen Escape Prompts New Notification Alert Option for Nearby Neighborhoods

New Release Jan 2023

On May 28, 2023, Echo Glen Children’s Center - a Washington State juvenile detention facility located just outside of the Snoqualmie city limits at 33010 SE 99th Street – experienced an escape involving seven inmates who assaulted a staff member, stole a ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Council Approves Contracts to Repave Snoqualmie Parkway and Several Other City Roads

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On May 22, 2023, the Snoqualmie City Council approved two contracts that will repave several City roadways this summer, including Snoqualmie Parkway from SE 99th Street to SR 202, sections of Mill Pond, Tokul, and Stone Quarry Roads, as well as SE Mountai...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Join Snoqualmie Fire and Police Chiefs for ‘Chat with the Chiefs’ on June 1

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Residents are invited to join Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Chief Mark Correira and Snoqualmie Police Dept. Chief Perry Phipps on Thursday, June 1, 2023, for informal conversations over coffee.

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Snoqualmie City Hall Hosts the Works of Artist Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani

Art Infographic for June 1

For immediate release: May 18, 2023

Upstairs and downstairs lobbies of City Hall, 38624 SE River Street

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission invites residents and visitors to view the works of artist Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani, on display at City Hall through July ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2023

National Public Works Week Celebrates Staff Providing City Services

Public Works Week 2023

National Public Works Week Celebrates Staff Providing City Services

Responsible for our clean water, reliable plumbing, and clear streets, the City’s Public Works Department staff provide customers with quality services year-round that contribute...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Happy Birthday, Snoqualmie: 120 Years as a Vibrant, Unique Small City with Rich History

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May 18, 2023, marks the 120th birthday of Snoqualmie, which was incorporated on this day in 1903. It is the oldest city in the Snoqualmie Valley. Before incorporating, the town was platted as Snoqualmie Falls in 1889. 

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

New Firefighters Welcomed, Departmental Honors Shared at Council Meeting

Mayor Chief Kat Robert 5-8-23

Cat Cotton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Washington Firefighters Association

The Snoqualmie Fire Department introduced new firefighters during the May 8 City Council meeting with a pinning ceremony. New Volunteer Firefighters include Kristen Fav...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Filing Deadline for the November General Election Is May 15-19

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Snoqualmie, WA – Candidate filing for the King County general election, which will be held November 7, 2023, is May 15-19. The City of Snoqualmie has four City Council position terms expiring at the end of 2023, including Position 2, Position 4, ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

State Honors Snoqualmie Water Reclamation Facility with Outstanding Performance Award

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In April, the Washington State Dept. of Ecology (DOE) awarded Snoqualmie’s Water Reclamation Facility with the 2022 Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance award. DOE evaluated more than 300 plants statewide, with 109 achieving top per...

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Posted on: May 9, 2023

City Council Confirms Parks and Public Works Director Mike Chambless as Interim City Administrator

New Release Jan 2023

On May 8, 2023, during its regular meeting, the Snoqualmie City Council approved Mayor Ross’s appointment of Parks and Public Works Director Mike Chambless as Interim City Administrator.  Mr. Chambless will serve in place of Mike Sauerw...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Upcoming Hot Weather this Weekend – Keep Cool, Stay Safe

This is a picture of a very right sun in an orange sky to indicate a very hot day.

Public Cooling Locations Open in Snoqualmie 

Snoqualmie, WA –The weather forecast for the upcoming weekend is hot! The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Saturday afternoon through Monday afternoon, posing a ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Weekday Lane Closures Planned on Westbound I-90 between Preston and High Point in May

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Starting on Monday, May 8, 2023, and continuing for several weeks, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will intermittently close the left lane of westbound I-90 between Preston and High Point.

These intermittent closures will occur fr...

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Posted on: April 28, 2023

The Ross Report, Vol. 1 - Monthly Updates from Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross

Mayor Ross Elk (updated)

In this new monthly update from Mayor Katherine Ross, learn about initiatives, updates, and ways you can get involved.  

View 2023 State of the City: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPb5i5yHZO4&t=294sSee Car Theft Ordinance:&...

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

Childcare and Rent Assistance Grants Available for Snoqualmie Families

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Helping Hands Ministry (HHM) has a limited time opportunity for Snoqualmie families struggling to pay rent and/or childcare costs. For those who live within the Snoqualmie City limits, Helping Hands can offer one-time grants of up to $5000 for qualified a...

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Posted on: April 25, 2023

Protect the Health of Snoqualmie Urban Forests and Trails at April 29 and May 7 Volunteer Events

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The Green Snoqualmie Partnership has two upcoming volunteer events that will help maintain the health of Snoqualmie’s Urban Forests and local trails. Join your neighbors, enjoy the spring weather, and protect the urban forests that make Snoqualm...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

“Go Fish” at the Kids’ Trout Derby in Snoqualmie

This is a photo of children fishing in the Annual Kids Trout Derby in Snoqualmie.

The Annual Kids’ Trout Derby will be on May 6 from daylight to 10 am at the ponds behind the Snoqualmie Police Department, 34825 SE Douglas Street. 

This rain-or-shine event for kids ages 5 to 14 draws young participants for a morning of...

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Traffic Alert: More Lane Closures Coming to I-90 between Preston and Issaquah for Pavement Repairs

TRAFFIC ALERT INFOGRAPHIC I-90 lane closures

**UPDATE: This news release has been update once again on Friday, May 5, 2023.  Be advised: WSDOT has NOT delayed the repairs on westbound I-90 scheduled for May 5-8, as was stated earlier this week via the WSDOT Facebook page. Those repairs are ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2023

Share Your Vision for Snoqualmie in a New Survey

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To share your vision for the City on topics like housing, roads, parks, environment, and more, take a new Community Priority Survey that will help guide the City in a Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan) update. 

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Reduces Routes on Valley Shuttle

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Route Changes Take Effect April 17

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) will reduce two northbound routes and two southbound routes on the Valley Shuttle, which travels from North Bend to Duvall and stops in Snoqualmie, Fall City, and Carnation, effectiv...

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

City of Snoqualmie Seeks Volunteers for Commissions

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Do you want to become more involved in your community? Positions are open on the Economic Development Commission and the Planning Commission.

Economic Development Commission

The Economic Development Commission seeks two candidates to fill Positions 1 and 5,...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

City Honors Volunteer Service during Volunteer Week

Volunteer Week 2023

National Volunteer Week Recognized April 16-22

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie honors Volunteer Week in recognition of the many local individuals who contribute countless hours toward programs and services benefiting the communit...

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Posted on: April 7, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Department Collects Unwanted Prescription Drugs at Take Back Event, April 22

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On Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 10 am to 2 pm, the Snoqualmie Police Department and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 24th opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expir...

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

City Council Strengthens Ordinance to Deter Car Prowls and Thefts in Snoqualmie

News Release Graphic March 2023

To deter car theft and car prowls in our City, the Snoqualmie City Council updated an ordinance to include a lesser charge of car trespass. Ordinance 1275 creates a misdemeanor offense related to entering or attempting to enter a car not in one’...

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Posted on: March 27, 2023

We Want to Hear from You: Snoqualmie 2044 Comprehensive Plan Open House

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April 6, 2023, 6-7:30 pm, City Council Chambers, 38624 SE River Street

We want to hear from you! Come share your thoughts about the future of housing, transportation, traffic, parks, and more in the City of Snoqualmie, and learn how your input will help to...

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Posted on: March 29, 2023

City Council Appoints Louis Washington to Council Position 5

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In a special meeting on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, the Snoqualmie City Council appointed Louis Washington to fill vacant Council Position 5.

Mr. Washington works in the Medical and Pharmaceutical industry as an Area Business Manager for Strategic Customers, ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2023

Public Invited to Provide Comment on City’s Draft Housing Action Plan and Housing Needs Assessment

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As part of its ongoing effort to increase and diversify affordable housing options in Snoqualmie, the City has been developing a Housing Needs Assessment to understand current and future housing needs and a Housing Action Plan to identify actions and stra...

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Posted on: February 28, 2023

Emergency Response Training Open to Snoqualmie Valley Residents

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Learn how to save lives, protect property, and operate safely in post-disaster environments with emergency response training offered by the City of Snoqualmie. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is open to all Snoqualmie Valley ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Firefighters Respond to Two Fires at Same Home: Preliminary Cause Cited as Lithium-ion Batteries

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. firefighters responded to two separate fires in the same Snoqualmie home on Wednesday morning March 8, 2023, and again the early morning of Friday, March 10, 2023. The preliminary cause of each fire was cited as lithium-ion batteries...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Mental Health Professional Makes Big Impact in Short Time Supporting Community and First Responders

Stephanie Butler Snoqualmie Police Dept. Mental Health Professional at a call with a SPD Officer

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Mental Health Professional Stephanie Butler - who began working alongside first responders in the cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend in September 2022 - has already made a big impact by supporting the community and public safety o...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

City to Host March 15 Community Meeting on Recent House Fires Linked to Lithium-ion Batteries

Snoqualmie COMMUNITY MEETING March 15, 2023 7pm at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA

The City of Snoqualmie will host a community meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at 7pm at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge Street, to discuss recent home fires linked to lithium-ion batteries.  

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Posted on: February 17, 2023

Join the City’s Emergency Response Team for Ham Radio Communications

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City Seeks Radio Communications Volunteers

If you are a ham radio operator or are interested in acquiring these skills, consider joining the Snoqualmie Emergency Communications and Support Team (SECAST). SECAST members help protect property and lives and s...

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Arrest Made in Armed Robbery of Snoqualmie Chevron Gas Station

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On January 23, 2023, Snoqualmie Police Dept. officers responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge Chevron gas station for the report of an armed robbery with a shot fired inside the store.  

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

Salary Commission Holds Public Hearing To Review Salaries for Elected Officials

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Salary Commission Holds Public Hearing To Review Salaries for Elected Officials

March 1, 2-3 pm, at Snoqualmie City Hall and via Zoom

The Snoqualmie Salary Commission will hold a hybrid public hearing at its March 1, 2023, meeting as part of its review of s...

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

Open City Council Position To Be Filled by Council Appointment

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For immediate release: February 15, 2023

The City of Snoqualmie is accepting applications from Snoqualmie residents to fill a vacancy for Position 5 on the Snoqualmie City Council. This position was previously held by Councilmember Matt Laase, whose last d...

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

New Reduced Speed Limits Now in Effect through Downtown Snoqualmie

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This week the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) installed new speed limit signs on SR 202 through the downtown Snoqualmie corridor. The installation of the signs means new, reduced speed limits are now in effect.

The new speed limits on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Riverview Park Playground Replacement Project Begins in mid-February

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The City of Snoqualmie will start the construction phase of the Riverview Park Playground Replacement Project in mid-February 2023. The current playground will close the week of Feb. 13, with the removal of the 25-year-old equipment slated for the week of...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Help Save a Life with CPR, AED, First Aid, and Stop the Bleed Classes

CPR Class Schedule

The Snoqualmie Fire Department is hosting First Aid/CPR/Automated external defibrillator (AED) classes, CPR/AED classes, and a Stop the Bleed Class in the first half of 2023. All classes will be held at the Fire Station located at 37600 SE Snoqualmie Park...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Snoqualmie’s Inaugural #ReduceYourWaste Week Starts Feb. 6

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A new winter tradition launches in Snoqualmie the week of Feb 6: the first ever Reduce Your Waste Week. Learn how to limit food waste and help save both food costs and the environment. 

All week long, residents can learn tips to reduce their waste...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Snoqualmie City Councilmember Matt Laase Resigns

New Release Jan 2023

On January 31, 2023, Councilmember Matt Laase notified Mayor Ross and City Councilmembers of his resignation from the Snoqualmie City Council effective immediately. 

“I look forward to spending more time with those that need me the most,...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Traffic Congestion Expected Week of Jan. 30 as I-90/SR 18 Interchange Improvement Project Ramps up

90 18 tRAFFIC ALERT

Snoqualmie residents should plan for traffic slowdowns and intermittent lane closures the week of Jan. 30 at the I-90/SR 18 interchange as the Washington State Dept. of Transportation (WSDOT) ramps up construction on the Interchange Improvement Project.

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept Investigating Armed Robbery with Shot Fired

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On Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at approximately 9:45 pm, the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to an armed robbery in progress at the Chevron gas station located in the 8000 block of Douglas Ave in Snoqualmie. 

Gas station surveillance video showe...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Tips to Protect Theft-Prone Vehicles, Reduce Risk of Becoming a Victim

VEHICLE THEFT TIPS

Auto Theft continues to be a problem in King County.  Locally, in 2022, Snoqualmie had 30 auto thefts and North Bend had 28 auto thefts. These numbers are a significant increase from the previous year. Many vehicles stolen or prowled in upper Sno...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Public Asked to Help Identify Sidewalk Trip Hazards for Repair in 2023

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The City is asking for residents’ assistance to identify potential sidewalk trip hazards for inclusion in the City’s 2023 Sidewalk Repair and Replacement Project. 

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

January Proclaimed National Mentoring Month in Snoqualmie

Mentor Month

At the January 9 City Council meeting, Mayor Ross proclaimed January 2023 National Mentoring Month in Snoqualmie. 

The proclamation shines a light on the need for mentors throughout the Snoqualmie Valley. The positive benefits of mentorship are pl...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Funding Available for Tourism Projects in Snoqualmie

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The City of Snoqualmie Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) has opened the application process for organizations to request tourism project funding for 2023. 

Local organizations that accommodate activities for tourists and positively impact tour...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Investigating Arson at North Bend Taco Time

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The Snoqualmie Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Fire Investigation Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the subject(s) responsible for an arson incident at the North Bend Taco Time, located at 726 SW M...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 30, 2022

2022: A Year of Accomplishment in Snoqualmie

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The year 2022 was a busy one in Snoqualmie, filled with change as the City bounced back from the pandemic and looked toward the future with a positive perspective. 

The year began with a new Mayor and a City Council with many new faces. Snoqualmie...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Scout Troops Christmas Tree Recycling Fundraiser Happens Jan. 7

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**Update, 1/5: Please note the Snoqualmie drop-off location has changed from Centennial Park to Gateway Park (corner of Railroad Ave and Snoqualmie Pkwy).**

On Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, Snoqualmie Scout Troops will be doing their annual community service Chr...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

City of Snoqualmie Meeting Cancellations and Holidays

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City Council and Council Committee meetings regularly scheduled for December 19-20, 2022; the December 26 City Council Meeting; and Board and Commission meetings scheduled for the week of December 26 through December 30 are cancelled.

Holiday Closures

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Posted on: December 28, 2022

Snoqualmie Ridge Residents Asked to Conserve Water until Power is Restored

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Due to electrical issues, the automatic backup generator for a pump that supplies water up to the City’s Snoqualmie Ridge water reservoir is currently unusable. 

As a proactive measure, the City is asking Snoqualmie Ridge residents to voluntarily ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Winter Storm Warning Issued: Potential for Heavy Snow, Very Cold Temperatures

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Snoqualmie Valley from 7pm, Dec. 19 through 7pm, Dec. 20, with the potential for very cold temperatures,  heavy snow, and difficult travel.

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Winter Storm Warning - Be Prepared

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For immediate release: December 22, 2022

Mayor Issues Emergency Proclamation

Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross issued an Emergency Proclamation for an upcoming winter storm to authorize preparedness to protect residents. The National Weather Service ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

New City of Snoqualmie Website Launched Dec. 9

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The City of Snoqualmie will launch a re-designed website on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, improving user experience and website functionality.

The new website offers a modern, fresh design and incorporates aerial photography and artwork by local designer Kat Marsh...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 5, 2022

City Council Passes 2023-24 Budget

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On Nov. 28, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council adopted the 2023-24 Biennial Budget to fund the City for the next two years. The budget adoption followed extensive Council review and deliberation over the course of three months and 13 meetings. 

The...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Snoqualmie Allocates Funding to Human Services Organizations

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As part of the City’s biennial budget, the City Council approved $588,945 in Human Services funding, which will benefit Snoqualmie Valley children, seniors, individuals, and families in need. The City will allocate these funds in 2023-2024 to organization...

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Take Online Survey: Help Shape Final Design for Centennial Trail Improvements

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The City of Snoqualmie has been working with stakeholders to finalize design direction of the Town Center Phase 3: Centennial Trail Improvements Project, which will redesign and enhance the trail between the Snoqualmie River bridge (near the Falls) and do...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Waste Management to Service Missed Customers Week of Dec. 5

CITY UPDATE GRAPHIC NOV 2022

Due to recent winter storms and ensuring hazardous road conditions, some Snoqualmie Waste Management customers did not have garbage, recycle, and/or yard waste collected this week. 

NEW: Due to weather and road conditions, makeup collections sched...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Reduced Speed Limits Approved for SR 202 through Downtown Snoqualmie

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Last month the Snoqualmie City Council adopted Ordinance 1625, approving state-recommended speed limit modifications to Railroad Ave/SR 202 from Snoqualmie Falls through the downtown corridor.

Speed limits for this 2.5 mile stretch of SR 202 through downto...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Public Invited to Provide Comments on Proposed Budget and Property Tax Levy, Nov. 14

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The Snoqualmie City Council will host two public hearings at its Nov. 14, 2022, regular hybrid Council meeting, starting at 7pm. 

Those public hearing topics include the Proposed 2023-24 Biennial Budget and the 2023 Property Tax Levy and Revenue S...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Newest Member of Snoqualmie Police Department Sworn In

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At the Oct. 24, 2022, City Council meeting, Mayor Katherine Ross swore in the newest member of the Snoqualmie Police Department - Officer Nicholas Schulgen. 

Officer Schulgen graduated from the Washington State Criminal Justice Center Police Acade...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

City Council Approves PCI Plan and Development Agreement for Snoqualmie Mill Site Project

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After 14 meetings with more than 30 hours of deliberations and review - as well as multiple public comment opportunities - on October 24, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously adopted Resolutions 1630 and 1631, approving the Snoqualmie Mill Site P...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

First Major Fall Storm Predicted to Bring Wind, Heavy Rain and Moderate Snoqualmie River Flooding

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The first major storm of the season is predicted to bring with it breezy conditions, heavy rain and push the Snoqualmie River to phase 3 flood levels - with a flood watch and flood warning in effect through Saturday, November 5, 2022.

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Community Invited to Provide Input on Snoqualmie Mill Site Proposed Final Development Agreement

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Community members are invited to the Oct. 24, 2022, hybrid City Council meeting to provide verbal comments about the proposed Final Development Agreement (DA) for the Snoqualmie Mill Site project.  

The City Council meeting begins at 7pm. Those wi...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Responds to Small Brush Fire near Hospital

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On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 7:30am, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a brush fire located in a wooded area between Snoqualmie Parkway and Frontier Ave SE near the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

The slow-moving fire is approximately 50’ x 100' in si...

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Two New Snoqualmie Police Department Officers Sworn In

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On October 10, 2022, two new members of the Snoqualmie Police Department – Officers Cory Hendricks and Anthony Lemmon - were introduced to the community, City Council, and sworn in by Mayor Katherine Ross.

Officers Lemmon and Hendricks were hired in early ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

Mayor Ross Proclaims Oct. 9-15 Fire Prevention Week in Snoqualmie

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At the October 10, 2022, Snoqualmie City Council meeting, Mayor Ross proclaimed the week of Oct. 9-15, Fire Prevention Week in Snoqualmie. 

Statistic show, planning and prevention pay off when it comes to reducing the risk of house fires. The them...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Holiday Lighting Installation Begins on Center Blvd, expect reduced parking Oct. 10-14

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Are you ready for the holidays? We are.

Holiday lighting is a tradition the City of Snoqualmie takes seriously. So, after months of planning, it’s time to begin stringing our 2022 holiday lights - starting on Snoqualmie Ridge.

The week of October 10, 2022, ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Snoqualmie Fire Department Welcomes Six New Members to Volunteer Firefighting Program

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At the September 26, 2022, City Council meeting, the Snoqualmie Fire Department introduced the six new members of its robust volunteer firefighting and EMT program. 

Snoqualmie’s newest volunteer firefighters are:

  • Katie Anthony – a Fall City reside...
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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Filming to Occur in Downtown Snoqualmie the Week of October 3

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Residents may notice filming activity in a few downtown Snoqualmie locations this week.

A film production crew will be in the vicinity of Falls Ave and Railroad Ave intermittently during the hours of 9am to 9pm the week of October 3, 2022.

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Snoqualmie Police Department Hires Behavioral Health Specialist

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Stephanie Butler recently joined the Snoqualmie Police Department, which serves the cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend, as the department’s new Behavioral Health Specialist. Butler has extensive experience working with those in need of mental health assi...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Snoqualmie Mill Development Agreement Written Public Comment Period Open Until Sept. 16

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UPDATEAt the September 12, 2022, Snoqualmie City Council meeting, the Council approved a motion allowing additional time for written comments about the draft Snoqualmie Mill Site Development Agreement (“DA”). The deadline for submittin...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Westbound I-90 Road Repair Project near Issaquah Could Cause Delays for Snoqualmie Commuters

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In mid September, Snoqualmie drivers should be prepared for potential traffic delays on westbound I-90 as the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) starts a road improvement project to repair a stretch of rough freeway located east of Issa...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Investing in Livability: Snoqualmie City Council Approves Historic Capital Improvement Plan

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On August 8, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved the 2023-2028 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), which will guide the City’s investment and improvement of its parks, transportation, facility, and utility infrastructure over the ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

City Hosts Public Hearing for Snoqualmie Mill Development Agreement, September 12

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The Snoqualmie City Council will hold a public hearing for the Snoqualmie Mill Development Agreement at its regular September 12, 2022, meeting. That hybrid meeting is scheduled to begin at 7pm. Participants can attend the hearing in-person in City Counci...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Notice of Application Published for Final Snoqualmie Ridge Housing Subdivision

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On August 11, 2022, the City of Snoqualmie published a Notice of Application for a proposed housing subdivision that would create 46 new duplexes and townhomes, marking the final housing subdivision in the Snoqualmie Ridge master-planned community. Home c...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Vote for the 2022 Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out Winner

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Each year during Snoqualmie Days (formerly Railroad Days), artists paint en plein air - or outdoors - as part of the annual Plein Air Paint Out. Local artists find inspiration throughout downtown Snoqualmie, as well as in the surrounding natural ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Police Arrest Suspect in Attempted Child Luring Case in North Bend

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On July 24, 2022, the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to a possible attempted child luring incident at Torguson Park, located at 750 E North Bend Way in North Bend, WA. 

A mother called 911 to report that a suspicious male subject in the pa...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Lane Closures Start August 15 for Snoqualmie Parkway/Swenson Drive Traffic Signal Project

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On Monday, August 15, 2022, contractor crews working for the City of Snoqualmie will begin a two-week project that will recoat paint on the large traffic signal poles at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and SE Swenson Drive. The project is expected ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Investigating Missing Endangered Person

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The Snoqualmie Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Tyler Singleton who was reported missing from his home in the Snoqualmie Ridge area on August 5, 2022. 

Tyler was reported missing by his mother after he failed to ret...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Coming Soon: New Riverview Park Playground Equipment and Fisher Creek Park Zip Lines Repair

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On July 25, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council adopted Resolution No. 1618, approving the purchase of new playground equipment for Riverview Park, located at 39000 SE Park Street in downtown Snoqualmie.  

The Riverview Park Playground Repl...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Calling all Artists! Join the 2022 Plein Air Paint Out

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Celebrate Rivers and Railroads during Snoqualmie Days

Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie Arts Commission invites artists of all mediums to attend the Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out on Saturday, August 20 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during Snoqualmie Da...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Snoqualmie Police Investigating Possible Attempted Child Luring Incident in North Bend

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On Sunday, July 24, 2022, at approximately 3:41pm the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to a possible attempted child luring incident at Torguson Park located at 750 E North Bend Way in North Bend, WA. 

A mother called 911 to report a suspici...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Cooling Locations Open to Public During Upcoming Extended Period of Hot Weather

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The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for our region, effective Tuesday, July 26, 2022, through Friday, July 29, 2022, with forecasted daytime highs in the mid to high 90s and nighttime low temperatures remaining the mid to high 60s.&...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

City Launches New Website Page to Process $40 Vehicle License Fee Refunds

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On July 21, 2022, the City of Snoqualmie launched a new website page to process refunds of a city-imposed vehicle license (AKA car tab) fee paid by some residents this year. 

Last November, Snoqualmie voters approved Proposition No. 1, which autho...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Parks and Recreation Professionals Day Celebrates Staff

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Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie boasts one of the top parks systems on the Eastside. On National Parks and Recreation Professionals Day, celebrated on July 15 and recognized in a City proclamation by Mayor Ross, we recognize the dedicated...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

New Snoqualmie Police Department Captain Sworn In

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On July 11, 2022, in front of a crowd of family, friends, and fellow officers, Brian W. Lynch was sworn in as the new Captain of the Snoqualmie Police Department. 

Cpt. Lynch comes to Snoqualmie from the Black Diamond Police Department where he se...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

City Appoints New Finance & HR and Community Development Directors

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Snoqualmie, WA – Mayor Katherine Ross administered the Oath of Office to Jen Ferguson as Finance & HR Director and Emily Arteche as Community Development Director at the July 11 City Council meeting. Ms. Ferguson, ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Movies and Music in the Park Returns this Summer

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Spend Thursday Nights in the Park under the Stars

Snoqualmie, WA – Bring a blanket or low-back chair and cozy up under the stars as the Summer Movies and Music in the Park series returns to Snoqualmie! Music in the Park will be in two lo...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Hearing Examiner Affirms Adequacy of Snoqualmie Mill Site Environmental Impact Statement

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On June 28, 2022, Hearing Examiner Sharon A. Rice issued a written decision on the Snoqualmie Mill Site Planned Commercial/Industrial (PCI) Plan, affirming the adequacy of the plan’s associated Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and recommending ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

City Council Approves nearly $1 million in Pandemic Relief Grants

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On June 27, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council approved the appropriation of nearly $750,000 in Covid-19 relief grants to community organizations and small businesses. These grants will provide support as local nonprofits and businesses continue to recover...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Fireworks Laws in Snoqualmie Prevent Injuries and Protect Property

Aerial devices, firecrackers, or explosives are illegal.

Snoqualmie, WA – Safety is #1 when it comes to fireworks. The Snoqualmie Fire and Police departments focus on safety laws to help prevent injuries, house fires, and wildfires, and will be ou...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 23, 2022

The Snoqualmie River Still Runs Cold During Warm Days

Snoqualmie, WA – Warmer temperatures are here – with a Heat Advisory from the National Weather Service in effect June 25-27 – but rivers are still running very fast and cold. This is due to lingering snow melt from l...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

City of Snoqualmie Recognizes Juneteenth Holiday

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Snoqualmie, WA – At its June 13, 2022 meeting, the Snoqualmie City Council approved Resolution No. 1619 adding Juneteenth (June 19) as an official City holiday for all employees. In recognition of Juneteenth...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Finally Friday Art & Wine Walks Kick Off on June 24

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Sip, Shop and Stroll in Historic Snoqualmie June 24, July 29, and August 26

Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie Arts Commission and Mt. Si Artists Guild present the annual Finally Friday Art & Wine Walks, kicking off June 24, 6-9 p.m. in Historic...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Snoqualmie, North Bend Vehicle Prowl Incidents Increase; Lock Doors and Remove Valuables

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In recent weeks, the Snoqualmie Police Department has seen an increase in vehicle prowls in North Bend and Snoqualmie. A majority of these incidents were crimes of opportunity, involving unlocked vehicles with visible items located inside.  

Vehic...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Big Truck Day Returns to Snoqualmie

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June 23, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Centennial Fields Park, 39903 SE Park Street

Snoqualmie, WA – The City’s popular Big Truck Day returns on June 23 as an opportunity for kids to experience big trucks, big equipment, and big fun! Kids are welcome to see, touch, a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Snoqualmie Community Invited to Special Capital Improvement Plan Open House, June 9

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The community is invited to an in-person Capital Improvement Plan Open House on Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Snoqualmie City Hall Council Chambers, 38624 SE River Street.

This Open House will showcase projects included in the Mayor’s Prop...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

City and Snoqualmie Tribe Collaborate on Momentous Agreement to Support Community Infrastructure

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The City of Snoqualmie and the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe signed a momentous infrastructure agreement that will support both the City’s and Tribe’s future economic development goals.  

The Snoqualmie City Council and Snoqualmie Indian Tribal Council ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

National Public Works Week Celebrates Staff Providing City Services

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Snoqualmie, WA - Responsible for our clean water, reliable plumbing, and clear streets, the City’s Public Works Department staff members provide customers with quality services year-round that contribute to everyday life. Thanks to the dedicatio...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Historic Firefighting Hose Cart Installed at Snoqualmie Fire Station

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This month a piece of local firefighting history was installed in the Snoqualmie Fire Station lobby: a late 19th century hose cart used to battle fires in the Snoqualmie Valley in the early 1900s.  

This original Snoqualmie firefighting hose cart ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Snoqualmie City Council Meetings Transition to Hybrid Format Starting May 9

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As City buildings have reopened and pre-pandemic City service levels return, Snoqualmie City Council meetings will transition to a hybrid format beginning on May 9, 2022, at 7 p.m. This is a time change from 6 p.m., when council meetings were held online ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Have a Green Thumb? Reserve a Community P-Patch Space

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Love to garden and/or grow your own vegetables? If so, the City of Snoqualmie Parks Department still has garden plots available for its 2022 Community P-Patch Program. 

Currently there are four spots available at the Silva Street Garden located at...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Councilmembers Hit the Road for On-site Tour of City Capital Improvement Projects

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On Saturday, April 23, 2022, Snoqualmie City Councilmembers met for a special meeting to learn more about the projects included in the City’s proposed Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), which is an integral part of maintaining Snoqualmie’s livability.&nb...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Contract Awarded to Launch Snoqualmie Sidewalk Repair and Replacement Program

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On April 11, 2022, Snoqualmie City Councilmembers approved Resolution 1610, awarding a Public Works contract to begin the City’s Sidewalk Repair and Replacement Program that will eliminate many trip hazards in Snoqualmie neighborhoods. 

The $574,0...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

“Go Fish” at the Kids’ Trout Derby in Snoqualmie

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The Annual Kids’ Trout Derby will be on May 7 from daylight to 10 a.m. at the ponds behind the Snoqualmie Police Department, 34825 S.E. Douglas Street. The derby, an annual tradition, is back this year after a hiatus from the pandemic. ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Community Benefits from Donations to Bloodworks

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Community Benefits from Donations to Bloodworks Sign up online for Snoqualmie City Hall blood drives in May and June.

Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie community once again stepped up to donate during an April blood drive from Bloodworks Northwest,...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Snoqualmie with Two ‘Tree City’ Honors

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Snoqualmie, WA – Snoqualmie recently attained two honors by the Arbor Day Foundation – being named a “Tree City USA” for the city’s commitment to effective urban forest management, and the “Tree ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

City Receives Funding for Behavioral Health Coordinator to Support First Responders

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The City of Snoqualmie was awarded a state grant to fund a pilot behavioral health emergency response and coordination program that will support first responders serving the communities of North Bend and Snoqualmie. 

The $150,000 grant is part of ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2022

New State Transportation Package Funds SR 18 Widening and Snoqualmie Parkway Repaving

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On Thursday, March 10, 2022, the State Legislature approved the ambitious Move Ahead Washington transportation package. 

The $17 billion statewide transportation bill includes $640 million for the widening of SR 18 between Issaquah-Hobart Road and...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

City Council Approves Resolution Requesting Designation of Snoqualmie Parkway as Part of SR 18

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On February 28, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved Resolution 1609 requesting Washington State designate Snoqualmie Parkway as part of State Route 18. The heavily used 3.5 mile, 4-lane divided parkway connects SR 202 in downtown Snoqua...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Community Contributes to Bloodworks’ Donation Success in 2021

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Sign up online for upcoming blood drives at Snoqualmie City Hall.

Snoqualmie, WA – During the pandemic, Bloodworks Northwest has turned to onsite donation centers in communities like Snoqualmie to ensure a healthy blood supply. Residents stepped ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 13, 2022

City Council Appoints Rob Wotton as New Council Member

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Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie City Council voted unanimously to appoint Rob Wotton for Council Position 2 at the City Council meeting on January 10. City Clerk Deborah Estrada administered the oath of office, after which Councilmember Wotton to...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Snoqualmie City Buildings to Close Temporarily to Public

In-person services to the public will continue by appointment.

Snoqualmie, WA – In accordance with recent public health recommendations and to ensure resident and staff safety in reducing the spread of COVID-19, Snoqualmie City Hall along with th...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 6, 2022

City of Snoqualmie Winter Storm Response Update

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Snoqualmie, WA – Public Works crews are clearing snow and ice throughout the city, including removing snow and ice from blocked storm drains. If you can do so safely, please remove compacted snow and ice from these drains to prevent pooling in the streets...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Snoqualmie Welcomes New City Administrator Michael Sauerwein

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Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie City Council recently confirmed Michael (Mike) Sauerwein as City Administrator, a role that starts on January 10. Sauerwein, who most recently worked as City Manager for Medina, Washington, was selected f...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 5, 2022

City of Snoqualmie Winter Storm Response Update

Snoqualmie, WA – With stabilized conditions on main roads, Public Works crews are working hard to plow secondary and tertiary areas in the City. With today’s Winter Weather Advisory, residents should be prepared for the possibility of ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Waste Management Offers Customers Drop-Off Sites for Garbage and Recycling

Monday and Tuesday Customers Prioritized

Snoqualmie, WA – Due to winter storms over the holidays that have delayed pickup service, Waste Management has worked with the City to offer its Monday and Tuesday customers in Snoqualmie two drop-off site...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 3, 2022

City Hall Closed for Walk-In Services January 3

Snoqualmie, WA – City Hall will be closed to the public for walk-in services January 3 due to new snowfall. City services are available online, via email, and via phone. This includes utilities, business licensing, permitting, building inspectio...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Warming Shelters Available in Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie, WA – The region continues to experience dangerously cold temperatures this week. If outdoors, remember to dress in layers and cover exposed skin. Take precautions to protect pets and livestock from the extreme cold as well.&...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

City Hall Closed for Walk-In Services December 27-28

Snoqualmie, WA – City Hall will be closed to the public for walk-in services December 27-28 due to winter weather. City services are available online, via email, and via phone. This includes utilities, business licensing, permitting, building in...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

City of Snoqualmie Meeting Cancellations and Closures

Snoqualmie, WA – Council Committee meetings regularly scheduled for December 20-21, 2021; the December 27 City Council Meeting; and Board and Commission meetings scheduled for the week of December 27 through December 31 are cancelled.

Holiday Clo...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

City of Snoqualmie Seeks Input on Community Projects

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie wants to hear from residents through a short, confidential survey to help determine community projects. The Future Development Survey will help guide City Council members in determining Snoqualmie projects...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Final Environmental Impact Statement on Snoqualmie Mill Planned Commercial/Industrial Plan Issued

Snoqualmie, WA – On December 9, 2021, the City of Snoqualmie issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Snoqualmie Mill Planned Commercial/Industrial Plan. The 261-acre site is located within Snoqualmie city limits and owned b...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

December 13 City Council Meeting To Be Held in Person and Remotely

Snoqualmie, WA – The December 13 City Council meeting will be held in a hybrid format. The meeting will be conducted both in person and remotely using teleconferencing technology provided by Zoom in accordance with Governor Inslee's Pro...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Upcoming City Council Opening To Be Filled by Appointment

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie is accepting applications from Snoqualmie residents to fill an upcoming vacancy for Position 2 on the Snoqualmie City Council. This position is currently held by Council Member and Mayor Elect Katherine Ro...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

King County Requires Vaccination Confirmation

Support our local businesses and follow safety measures. 

Snoqualmie, WA – When visiting local businesses, be prepared to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR COVID-19 test in the last 72 hours due to a recent health order. This King County...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Snoqualmie Announces City Administrator Finalists

Meet and Greet Held November 15, 5:00-6:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers

Snoqualmie, WA – Members of the public will have the opportunity to meet the four finalists for the position of Snoqualmie City Administrator on Monday, November 15, 5:00-6:30 p.m....

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Snoqualmie Citizens Academy Goes Virtual

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Snoqualmie, WA – This year’s Snoqualmie Citizens Academy is once more virtual with 12 videos featuring the Mayor, department heads, and city staff sharing information about how the city works and the services it provides to residents, ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Green Snoqualmie and Arbor Day Volunteers Plant Hundreds of Trees

2021 Green Snoqualmie Planting at Three Forks - courtesy of Jim Avery

Volunteers Protect Our Urban Forests in Two Successful Events 

Snoqualmie, WA – On two Saturdays in October, masked volunteers of all ages planted trees and spread mulch to protect our treasured community forests, which include ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Most City of Snoqualmie Employees Vaccinated

Fire Department has a 100 percent vaccination rate. 

Snoqualmie, WA – Two weeks after the Vaccine Mandate deadline of October 18 adopted by the City of Snoqualmie for employees, more than 90 percent of City staff have been fully vaccinate...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Free Activities for Community Members Offered at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA

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Free Activities for Community Members Offered at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA

No-Join Fee for the YMCA through the End of the Year

Snoqualmie, WA – The YMCA is offering many fun and free activities this fall open to all Snoqualmie community members. Membership is...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Kiosk Display Wins National Honors for Design

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Located on the Boardwalk by the Snoqualmie Depot in Historic Downtown Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie, WA – A downtown kiosk display recently received two national awards for graphic design. The display, located along the boardwalk near the Snoqualmie Depo...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Estrada Appointed Snoqualmie’s City Clerk

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Snoqualmie, WA – Mayor Matt Larson administered the Oath of Office to Deborah “Deb” Estrada at the October 11 City Council meeting, where she was appointed as City Clerk for the City of Snoqualmie. She will begin wor...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Applications Open for Latest Snoqualmie COVID-19 Relief Program

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie has opened the application process for small businesses, community organizations, and households in Snoqualmie to request a new round of funding through the City of Snoqualmie COVID-19 Snoqualmie Relief Pr...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Serve Your Community on the Planning Commission

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie Planning Commission has an opening based on Cara Christensen’s appointment to the City Council.   

The seven-member Planning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on land use issues, ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Snoqualmie Police Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

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October 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 SE Snoqualmie Parkway

Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie Police Department will help residents prevent drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, un...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Celebrate Our Community’s Forests on Green Snoqualmie Day

Green Snoqualmie Event - Jim Avery, photo credit

Help steward our natural areas – plant a tree October 16, 9 a.m.-noon

Snoqualmie, WA – Celebrate fall by planting a tree with family and friends on Green Snoqualmie Day. Through the Green Snoqualmie Partnership, an initiative to restore...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

City Council Appoints Cara Christensen as New Council Member

Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie City Council appointed Cara Christensen for Council Position 6 at the City Council meeting on September 27. Mayor Matt Larson administered the Oath of Office, after which Council Member Christensen took her seat i...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Reinig Road and Mill Pond Road Overlay Project Starts Next Week

Reinig Road and Meadowbrook Bridge Will Be Closed Intermittently October 4-7

Snoqualmie, WA – Starting Monday, October 4, contractor crews will begin work on the 2021 Overlay Project to repair damaged pavement sections along SE Mill Pond Road, SE Reinig Ro...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

US Census Releases Data on Snoqualmie Population Growth

 The US Census recently released population figures for cities nationwide as part of their data release for redistricting. Census data shows the City of Snoqualmie’s population was 14,121 as of April 1, 2020. This represents an increase...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Serve Your Community on a City of Snoqualmie Commission

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Snoqualmie, WA – Two City of Snoqualmie commissions and one committee are seeking new members, including the Arts Commission, the Parks and Events Commission, and the Human Services Advisory Committee. This is a great opportunity to serve and be...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Crack Sealing Project Preserves Snoqualmie Parkway

Snoqualmie, WA – While new lines on the Snoqualmie Parkway pavement go every which way, the purpose they provide in preserving this roadway is distinct. Crack sealing, or placing an adhesive sealant on roadway cracks, helps preserve existing asp...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Plein Air Paint Out 2022 Poster Selected – “In the Moment”

Plein Air Poster 2022

Snoqualmie, WA – Artist Britt Greenland, this year’s Designated Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out artist, painted in Sandy Cove Park in honor of this year’s Railroad Days on August 28. Based on a City Facebook and Instagram vote...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Public Invited to Patriot Day Ceremony in Snoqualmie

September 11, 8:30 a.m., Railroad Park

Snoqualmie, WA – In honor of the 2,977 civilians, firefighters, and police officers who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, there will be a Patriot Day remembrance ceremony this Saturday, Septe...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Snoqualmie Police Assist in Incident Involving Suspect with Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Snoqualmie, WA – Today at about 12:10 p.m., Snoqualmie Police Officers were asked to assist the FBI with a one-million dollar fugitive arrest rape warrant. The FBI was following the adult male suspect, out of Louisiana, westbound on I-90 from Sn...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Mayor Larson Announces Vaccination Mandate for Snoqualmie Staff

Snoqualmie, WA – Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson informed citywide staff that COVID-19 vaccinations are required as of October 18, 2021. This would require a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine be rec...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

City of Snoqualmie Recruiting for a City Administrator

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie, which offers excellent benefits and work/life balance, is currently recruiting for a City Administrator.

The City Administrator is responsible for the professional administration of the City as set forth by...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Snoqualmie City Council Member Sean Sundwall Resigns

This is a photo of Council Member Sean Sundwall.

Snoqualmie City Council Member Sean Sundwall today announced his intention to resign from the City Council effective August 30, 2021.  

In an email to Mayor Matt Larson he wrote, “It has been a pleasure to serve the residents of Snoqualm...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Music in the Park Returns this August

Snoqualmie, WA – Bring a blanket or low-back chair and cozy up under the stars as Summer Music in the Park returns to Snoqualmie for two free shows in August! Music in the Park will be held in two locations – Snoqualmie Community Park on Snoqualmie Ridge ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Cooling Locations Open to the Public during Excessive Heat

Snoqualmie, WA – The National Weather Service is forecasting excessive heat from Wednesday noon through Saturday evening, with limited nighttime cooling.

Please do not leave children, people with health or mobility challenges, or pets in...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Youths’ Quick Reaction Helps Firefighters Contain House Fire

VFF Julia Sargeant, Lt. Matt West, Youth Honorees, FF Bill Wisham, FF Ben Parker

Snoqualmie, WA – Grade school students Miles Richards and Miles and Lauren Rounsaville were playing in a park last spring when a smoke alarm began beeping at a home along Raven Ave SE. Along with the alarm, the youths noticed signs of fire, whic...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

A Letter from the Snoqualmie Firefighters Association - 2021 Pancake Breakfast Cancelled

Dear wonderful and supportive residents of Snoqualmie:

For the past 20 years we have thoroughly enjoyed serving the community through our annual Pancake Breakfast. In the tradition of the Snoqualmie Volunteer Firefighters, who started the Railroad Days eve...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

City Hall Reopens to the Public on a Limited Basis

 Starting the week of July 19

For immediate release: July 9, 2021

 Snoqualmie, WA – Snoqualmie City Hall, which was temporarily closed in accordance with Governor Inslee's Safe Start plan along with helping to e...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Save the Dates for Summer Music, Art & Wine Walks, and More

Snoqualmie, WA – Summer events return this year with fun for all ages, from a Chalk the Block event to live music in two locations this August. The popular Finally Friday Art & Wine Walk series returns July-September. The city also hosts the...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Snoqualmie Riverbank Repair Project to Prevent Road Failure

Snoqualmie, WA – In spring 2015, post-flood inspections revealed damage to an existing Snoqualmie River revetment at the intersection of SE River Street and Park Avenue SE in downtown Snoqualmie. A revetment is an engineered riverbank p...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

City Begins Downtown Utilities Improvements on ‘Tree Streets’ in July

Online video includes drone footage and project description.

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie continues its downtown improvements to utilities and stormwater infrastructure. The next phase takes place along Maple Avenue SE and Doone Avenue...

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Tree Streets Project News & Announcements
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Energy-Saving Tips from Puget Sound Energy

The following is sent on behalf of Puget Sound Energy: 

Energy-Saving Tips from Puget Sound Energy

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Puget Sound Energy is encouraging customers to be more energy conscious as temperatures heat up over the next few days. A...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Cooling Locations Open to the Public

Snoqualmie, WA – The National Weather Service is forecasting excessive heat from Friday afternoon through Monday evening, with record-breaking temperatures this coming weekend.

Please do not leave children, people with health or mobility...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Meadowbrook Bridge To Be Closed for an Inspection

Bridge Inspection 2021

Bridge closure takes place June 24, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

For immediate release: June 22, 2021

Snoqualmie, WA – The Meadowbrook Bridge located in Snoqualmie will be closed to all traffic for a routine inspection on Thursday, June 24 starting at 8:30 a.m. Tr...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Fireworks Laws in Snoqualmie Prevent Injuries and Protect Property

Snoqualmie, WA – Safety is #1 when it comes to fireworks. The Snoqualmie Fire and Police departments focus on safety laws to help prevent injuries, house fires, and wildfires, and will be out patrolling for city ordinance violations.&am...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Snoqualmie Announces a New Online Portal for Public Records Requests

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie has adopted a new online portal to streamline Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The NextRequest portal, available on the city website, gives requestors the ability to submit, track, and browse pub...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Snoqualmie Recognized as 2021 Main Street America Affiliate

Snoqualmie, WA – Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of nationally recognized affiliate programs in recognition of their commitment to creating meaningful improvements in their downtowns and commercial districts usi...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Public Works Project Honored for Environmental Best Practices

The organization honored the facility for its innovative design, cost savings, and environmental best practices. 

Two goals for this city project included increasing the operational reliability of the solids handling system and reducing solids han...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Snoqualmie Fire Department Responds to Residential Fire

 Initial reports indicated there was active fire with windows breaking and extending to the roof from the second floor of the two-story home. Fire crews found heavy fire involvement from the second story and attic space. The fire was quickly knoc...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Snoqualmie Police Take Unwanted Prescription Drugs

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April 24, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 SE Snoqualmie Parkway

Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie Police Department will help residents prevent drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dan...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Snoqualmie Firefighters Honored with Service Awards

Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie Fire Department recently recognized several firefighters for their contributions to our community at their annual awards dinner, held online due to COVID-19. Both a career and a volunteer firefighter are ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Three Forks Off-Leash Dog Park Helps Reduce Canine Conflicts

Snoqualmie, WA – Many dog owners in Snoqualmie are letting their dogs off-leash in Snoqualmie’s large parks and open spaces, which can create uncomfortable situations for dogs that are on leashes and their owners.

 Dog...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Santa Joins Mayor Larson in a Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Snoqualmie, WA – Although we are unable to gather as a community for the tree lighting ceremony this year, the tree is lit for all to enjoy in historic downtown Snoqualmie. In a new video, Santa joins Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson for a virtual tree lighti...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Hall Pop-Up Blood Drives Serve Our Community

Snoqualmie, WA – Blood donations are particularly important during this time due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Since June 2020, the City of Snoqualmie has hosted three blood drive “pop-ups” from Bloodworks Northwest, where donors can donate bloo...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

La Niña Predicted for Winter and Spring: Wetter and Colder

Snoqualmie, WA – According to forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather Service – we are entering a La Niña ev...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Snoqualmie Citizens Academy Goes Virtual

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City of Snoqualmie 

News Release

For immediate release: November 13, 2020

Snoqualmie Citizens Academy Goes VirtualLearn how your city government works in an educational video series. 

Snoqualmie, WA – This year’s...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Snoqualmie Wastewater Treatment Plant Earns Performance Award

Snoqualmie Wastewater Treatment Plant Earns Performance Award

City Honored with Ecology Award for Second Year in a Row

Snoqualmie, WA – The Washington Department of Ecology named the City of Snoqualmie among the winners of the annual Wast...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Snoqualmie’s Urban Forests Need Our Protection

For immediate release: August 4, 2020

Snoqualmie’s Urban Forests Need Our Protection

Snoqualmie, WA – The Stillwater Bog, part of the city’s extensive parks and trail system, is home to birds and wildlife and serves as...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Drowning in Snoqualmie River Brings Renewed Attention to River Safety

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Snoqualmie, WA – While swimming in the water is tempting during these warm summer days, local rivers such as the Snoqualmie are inherently dangerous. The water can be high, swift, and cold as mountain snowpack melts, increasing the risk...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Fourth of July Parade Honors Front Line Workers

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Snoqualmie, WA – Start your Fourth of July holiday by viewing a parade honoring front line workers. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the corner of Meadowbrook Way, travel through downtown Snoqualmie and up Snoqualmie Parkway, and mak...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Census Data Impacts Local Funding during COVID-19 Health Crisis

City of Snoqualmie 

News Release

For immediate release: June 29, 2020

Snoqualmie, WA – U.S. Census data makes a local impact on programs used during the COVID-19 health crisis, including funding for school lunches and emergency pr...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Serve Your Community on a City of Snoqualmie Commission

City of Snoqualmie 

News Release

For immediate release: June 16, 2020

Serve Your Community on a City of Snoqualmie Commission

Openings on Civil Service, Economic Development, and Parks and Events commissions

Snoqualmie, WA – Three City of Sn...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

SafeWise Names Snoqualmie Safest City in Washington for 2020

City tops SafeWise listing for third year in a row. 

Snoqualmie, WA – Snoqualmie repeated its #1 ranking as 2020 Safest City in Washington with SafeWise, which ranked the city #1 in both 2019 and 2018. To reach its findings, SafeWise com...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

City of Snoqualmie Joins the Eastside Census Challenge

City of Snoqualmie News Release

For immediate release: April 24, 2020City of Snoqualmie Joins the Eastside Census Challenge

Snoqualmie, WA – In a friendly rivalry, the City of Snoqualmie has joined the cities of Issaquah, Redmond, and Sam...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

City of Snoqualmie Seeks Your Input on Stormwater

City of Snoqualmie 

News Release

For immediate release: March 31, 2020

City of Snoqualmie Seeks Your Input on Stormwater 

Survey will help develop programs to protect our local streams and waterways.

Snoqualmie, WA – The city seeks ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City Hall Turns Out the Lights for Earth Hour

City of Snoqualmie 

News Release

For immediate release: March 20, 2020

City Hall Turns Out the Lights for Earth Hour 

Snoqualmie, WA – On Saturday, March 28 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the lights at Snoqualmie City Hall will turn ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Work for the City of Snoqualmie as a Human Resources Analyst

City of Snoqualmie 

News Release

For immediate release: March 5, 2020

Work for the City of Snoqualmie as a Human Resources Analyst

Position is open until filled. 

 

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie is looking for the ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Snoqualmie Firefighters Compete in Stairclimb up Columbia Center

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City of Snoqualmie News Release

For immediate release: February 28, 2020

Snoqualmie Firefighters Compete in Stairclimb up Columbia Center

Snoqualmie, WA – On March 8, a team of 10 Snoqualmie firefighters will compete in the 29th Annual SCO...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Call to Artists – Seeking Applications for 2020 Art Partners Program

For immediate release: February 12, 2020

Call to Artists – Seeking Applications for 2020 Art Partners Program

Snoqualmie, WA The Snoqualmie Arts Commission (SAC) is requesting proposals from artists and arts programs to receive funding...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

City of Snoqualmie Seeks New Members for Commissions

City of Snoqualmie 

News Release

For immediate release: February 5, 2020

City of Snoqualmie Seeks New Members for Commissions

Snoqualmie, WA – Do you want to become more involved in your community? Positions are open on the Parks & Even...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Rudometkin Appointed Snoqualmie’s Interim City Administrator

City of Snoqualmie

News Release

For immediate release: January 10, 2020

Rudometkin Appointed Snoqualmie’s Interim City Administrator

Snoqualmie, WA – Mayor Matt Larson has appointed Rick J. Rudometkin as interim City Administrator pending confirmation from th...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Call to Artists – Display Your Art at City Hall this Year

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City of Snoqualmie News Release

For immediate release: January 3, 2020Call to Artists – Display Your Art at City Hall this Year! 

Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie Arts Commission (SAC) is seeking artwork to display at Snoqualmie ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Take a Walk through the Past with New Kiosk Displays

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City of Snoqualmie 

News Release

For immediate release: December 31, 2019

Located on the Boardwalk by the Snoqualmie Depot in Historic Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie, WA – New kiosk displays located by the Snoqualmie Depot share the city’s past through a hist...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

City Phones Scheduled for Systems Testing – Temporary Downtime

For immediate release: December 18, 2019

City Phones Scheduled for Systems Testing – Temporary Downtime

December 21, 6 a.m. through December 22, evening

Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie Information Technology Department will be upgrading the ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

City Adopts a Police Narcotics K-9 Program to further Community Awareness

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Snoqualmie, WA – The Snoqualmie Police Department is moving forward with a Police Narcotics K-9 Program to increase awareness of illegal drug use and enhance community safety in the cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend.

“A K-9 Program will not only...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 1, 2024

Firefighters Launch Operation Warm to Distribute Coats to Snoqualmie Students

SFD Operation Warm Fund Feb 2024

2024 is starting off warm in the upper Snoqualmie Valley thanks to Snoqualmie firefighters and the support of the Snoqualmie Firefighter Association.

Snoqualmie Firefighter Darby Summers spearheaded the Operation Warm project, which provides coats for chil...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Have Coffee and Chat with the Chiefs on February 15

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Residents are invited to join Snoqualmie Fire Chief Mike Bailey and Snoqualmie Police Chief Brian Lynch on Thursday, February 15, 2024, for informal conversations over coffee at the Snoqualmie Ridge Starbucks, 7730 Center Blvd.

‘Chat with the Chiefs’ is an...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2023

City Council Unanimously Approves Appointment of Mike Bailey as Permanent Snoqualmie Fire Chief

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On December 11, 2023, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved Mayor Katherine Ross’s appointment of Interim Fire Chief Mike Bailey as the permanent chief of the Snoqualmie Fire Department, effective December 12.

Chief Bailey has been a member of t...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2023

Follow These Cooking Tips to Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner Safer

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From stuffing to brining to leftovers, everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving turkey menu. As you plan your holiday meal, follow these turkey tips from the Snoqualmie Fire Department to keep your Thanksgiving dinner both delicious and safe.

Did you know? Coo...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2023

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Offers FREE Stop the Bleed + Opioid Overdose Education Class, Dec. 9

Snoqualmie Fire Dept STOP THE BLEED_OPIOID TRAINING CLASS GRAPHIC

The Snoqualmie Fire Dept. will offer a free Stop the Bleed + Opioid Overdose Education training class on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, from 9 – 11:30 am. The new combo class offers community members the opportunity to be trained by the expert...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2023

Oct. 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week in Snoqualmie

Fire Prevention Week 2023

At the October 9, 2023, City Council meeting, Mayor Katherine Ross proclaimed the week of Oct. 8-14 Fire Prevention Week in Snoqualmie. This year's National Fire Prevention Week theme is, "Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevent...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2023

Firefighters Association Awards Scholarships to Two Mount Si Graduates

Anna Findlay - 2023

The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association recently recognized Lauren Kremer and Anna Findlay, both 2023 graduates of Mount Si High School, with scholarships of $1,500 each. Kremer will attend Whitworth University while Findlay will attend UCLA. 

“Th...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2023

City Recognizes National Preparedness Month, Encourages All Residents to Plan Ahead for Emergencies

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Mayor Ross has proclaimed September National Preparedness Month in Snoqualmie and encourages all residents and businesses to plan ahead for emergencies and disasters. With an emergency preparedness plan in place, the risk of injury and loss is reduced, an...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2023

Stage 2 Complete Burn Ban Now in Effect Countywide

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Effective immediately, in coordination with the King County Fire Chiefs Association, and the Association of King County Fire Marshals, a Stage 2 Complete Burn Ban has been implemented countywide, including Snoqualmie. 

In response to continued hot...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2023

Join Interim Snoqualmie Fire and Police Chiefs for ‘Chat with the Chiefs’ on Aug. 18

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Snoqualmie residents are invited to join Interim Fire Chief Mike Bailey and Interim Police Chief Brian Lynch on Friday, August 18, 2023, for informal conversations over coffee.

‘Chat with the Chiefs’ is an opportunity for residents to a...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2023

Snoqualmie Police and Fire Departments Urge Bike Riders to Wear Helmets

Wear a  Bike Helmet

The Snoqualmie Police and Fire departments urge residents of all ages to wear helmets when biking this summer and year-round. Helmets protect against potential life-threatening head injuries.

This past weekend, a minor not wearing a helmet lost control of ...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2023

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Offers Free Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class, July 11

SFD OPIOID TRAINING CLASS GRAPHIC

With the dramatic rise in opioid use, addiction, and overdoses across our region, the Snoqualmie Fire Dept. now offers a new Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class. The next class happens on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, from 6-7 pm in the Fire S...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Snoqualmie Fire Chief Correira Leaving City for New Career Opportunity in California

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On June 8, 2023, Snoqualmie Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management Mark Correira announced that he will be leaving the City effective June 29, 2023. He will further his career as the chief of a larger fire agency in California. 

“Serving ...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2023

Stage 1 Burn Ban Issued: Land Clearing and Yard Debris Burning Prohibited

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Effective Thursday, June 1, 2023, the King County Fire Chiefs Association, King County Fire Marshals Association, and the King County Fire Marshal implemented a Stage 1 Burn Ban, which specifically pertains to yard debris fires.

The Stage 1 Burn Ban was is...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Offers Free Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class, June 19

Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class June 19 2023

With the dramatic rise in opioid use, addiction, and overdoses across our region, the Snoqualmie Fire Dept. will offer a new Opioid Education and Opioid Overdose Reversal Training Class on Monday, June 19, 2023, from 6-7 pm in the Fire Station Training ro...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Join Snoqualmie Fire and Police Chiefs for ‘Chat with the Chiefs’ on June 1

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Residents are invited to join Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Chief Mark Correira and Snoqualmie Police Dept. Chief Perry Phipps on Thursday, June 1, 2023, for informal conversations over coffee.

‘Chat with the Chiefs’ is an opportunity for residents to ask question...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2023

City to Host March 15 Community Meeting on Recent House Fires Linked to Lithium-ion Batteries

Snoqualmie COMMUNITY MEETING March 15, 2023 7pm at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA

The City of Snoqualmie will host a community meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at 7pm at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge Street, to discuss recent home fires linked to lithium-ion batteries.  

The meeting is an opportunity...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Firefighters Respond to Two Fires at Same Home: Preliminary Cause Cited as Lithium-ion Batteries

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. firefighters responded to two separate fires in the same Snoqualmie home on Wednesday morning March 8, 2023, and again the early morning of Friday, March 10, 2023. The preliminary cause of each fire was cited as lithium-ion batteries...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2023

Join the City’s Emergency Response Team for Ham Radio Communications

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City Seeks Radio Communications Volunteers

If you are a ham radio operator or are interested in acquiring these skills, consider joining the Snoqualmie Emergency Communications and Support Team (SECAST). SECAST members help protect property and lives and s...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2023

Emergency Response Training Open to Snoqualmie Valley Residents

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Learn how to save lives, protect property, and operate safely in post-disaster environments with emergency response training offered by the City of Snoqualmie. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is open to all Snoqualmie Valley ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Snoqualmie Fire Department Welcomes Six New Members to Volunteer Firefighting Program

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At the September 26, 2022, City Council meeting, the Snoqualmie Fire Department introduced the six new members of its robust volunteer firefighting and EMT program. 

Snoqualmie’s newest volunteer firefighters are:

  • Katie Anthony – a Fall City reside...
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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Responds to Small Brush Fire near Hospital

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On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 7:30am, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a brush fire located in a wooded area between Snoqualmie Parkway and Frontier Ave SE near the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

The slow-moving fire is approximately 50’ x 100' in si...

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Snoqualmie Fire Dept. News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Help Save a Life with CPR, AED, First Aid, and Stop the Bleed Classes

CPR Class

The Snoqualmie Fire Department is hosting First Aid/CPR/Automated external defibrillator (AED) classes, CPR/AED classes, and a Stop the Bleed Class in the first half of 2023. All classes will be held at the Fire Station located at 37600 SE Snoqualmie Park...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Snoqualmie Police Identify Subjects in North Bend Murder-Suicide

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At 3:46PM on January 31st, 2024, Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Officers responded to 964 Stone Brook Dr SW in North Bend, WA for a Death Investigation after maintenance workers discovered a deceased male during a welfare check conducted as part of a formal...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Snoqualmie Police Department Conducting Death Investigation in North Bend

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On January 31, 2024, at approximately 8:30 pm, the Snoqualmie Police Department was investigating the deaths of two individuals in the 900 block of Stone Brook Dr SW in North Bend, WA. 

Officers will remain on scene throughout the investigation an...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Have Coffee and Chat with the Chiefs on February 15

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Residents are invited to join Snoqualmie Fire Chief Mike Bailey and Snoqualmie Police Chief Brian Lynch on Thursday, February 15, 2024, for informal conversations over coffee at the Snoqualmie Ridge Starbucks, 7730 Center Blvd.

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2024

Snoqualmie Police Arrest Teen Bank Robbers Following Pursuit

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At approximately 3 pm on January 26, 2024, Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department officers responded to a Robbery In Progress at the Sno Falls Credit Union, located at 320 Mt. Si Blvd in North Bend, WA. 

Responding officers were given a descripti...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Make More Arrests in On-Going Internet Cable Thefts

SPD News Release Infographic 2023

On December 16, 2023, Snoqualmie Police Department officers responded to a Suspicious Circumstances call at the Meadowbrook Farm Elk Fields on Railroad Ave SE in downtown Snoqualmie. 

A caller reported a U-Haul van with a male subject in the ditch...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2023

Working With Community Partners, Snoqualmie Police Make Felony Gun Arrests

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On November 6, 2023, Snoqualmie Police officers responded to a vehicle prowl report at Snoqualmie Point Park. The victim was out enjoying our natural areas and while he was gone his truck was prowled. The victim's Glock 20 pistol, iPhone, and cre...
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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Make Arrests in Lumen Cable Thefts

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Early on December 4, 2023, Snoqualmie Police Department Officers responded to the area of 9800 Railroad Ave SE for a suspicious vehicle complaint. They noted a white van parked in the elk meadows outside of the designated parking area. Officers arrived an...
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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Department and ICAC Task Force Arrest North Bend Resident

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On Thursday, November 30, 2023,  the Snoqualmie Police Department served a search warrant in the 400 block of Stow Ave S in the City of North Bend, WA. The Snoqualmie Police Department requested and received assistance from the ICAC (Internet Cri...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2023

Brian Lynch Appointed as Permanent Snoqualmie Police Chief

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On November 13, 2023, Mayor Katherine Ross announced she had appointed Interim Police Chief Brian Lynch to be the permanent chief of the Snoqualmie Police Dept. effective December 1, 2023, pending City Council confirmation. 

Lynch has been serving...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2023

DUI Driver Rams Snoqualmie Police Dept. Vehicle, Flees from Officers

SPD News Release Infographic 2023

On Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, at  10:09 am, Snoqualmie Police Dept. officers responded to SE 96th St at 351st Ave SE for a welfare check where officers were informed the driver of a Toyota SUV with a broken out back window was slumped over and unresp...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Officers Respond to Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident in North Bend

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On Nov. 7, 2023, at 7:47 pm, Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Dept. officers responded to SE Cedar Falls Way at SE Symmons PL in North Bend for an accident involving a vehicle that had struck a pedestrian. 

When officers arrived, Medic 1 was already o...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2023

King County Carjacking Epidemic Reaches Snoqualmie

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In recent months King County law enforcement has seen a marked increase in carjacking incidents in South King County, Seattle, Bellevue, and now Snoqualmie. On October 14 Snoqualmie Police Officers responded to a robbery report in the 38500 block of SE Ne...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Officers Honored with Merit Awards for Lif-saving Actions

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At the Oct. 9, 2023, City Council meeting, five members of the Snoqualmie Police Dept. were honored and presented with service merit awards for their immediate actions that directly saved the lives of several Snoqualmie Valley residents. 

“A failu...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2023

Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with String of Internet Cable Line Thefts

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For Immediate Release | Aug. 24, 2023

The Snoqualmie Police Department charged a suspect with malicious mischief and attempted theft following damage to cable lines in the early morning hours of August 24. The suspect was found in the brush along SR 202 be...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2023

Police Seek Public’s Help to Locate Missing Person

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UPDATE | AUG. 23, 2023On Friday, August 18, 2023, King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian 1 helicopter performed an aerial search for Mohamed in the North Bend vicinity but did not locate him. Over the weekend, King County Search and Rescue crews ...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2023

Join Interim Snoqualmie Fire and Police Chiefs for ‘Chat with the Chiefs’ on Aug. 18

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Snoqualmie residents are invited to join Interim Fire Chief Mike Bailey and Interim Police Chief Brian Lynch on Friday, August 18, 2023, for informal conversations over coffee.

‘Chat with the Chiefs’ is an opportunity for residents to a...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2023

Snoqualmie Police and Fire Departments Urge Bike Riders to Wear Helmets

Wear a  Bike Helmet

The Snoqualmie Police and Fire departments urge residents of all ages to wear helmets when biking this summer and year-round. Helmets protect against potential life-threatening head injuries.

This past weekend, a minor not wearing a helmet lost control of ...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept. National Night Out Returns with Community Fun on August 1

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The Snoqualmie Police Dept. is pleased to bring its National Night Out event back to the Snoqualmie Valley community on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, from 4-8pm at Snoqualmie Community Park.

National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event held ...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2023

Deceased Individual Discovered Under North Bend Bridge

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Early in the evening of June 29, 2023, Snoqualmie/North Bend Police Dept. officers were flagged down for a possible deceased subject under the Snoqualmie River bridge in the 800 block of Bendigo Blvd N. in North Bend, WA. Upon arrival officers located a d...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Chief Phipps Resigns Effective July 3

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On June 27, 2023, Snoqualmie Police Chief Perry Phipps submitted his resignation, effective July 3, 2023. 

Phipps joined the Snoqualmie Police Department in 2017 following three decades of law enforcement service in California. Under his leadershi...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: May 30, 2023

Recent Echo Glen Escape Prompts New Notification Alert Option for Nearby Neighborhoods

New Release Jan 2023

On May 28, 2023, Echo Glen Children’s Center - a Washington State juvenile detention facility located just outside of the Snoqualmie city limits at 33010 SE 99th Street – experienced an escape involving seven inmates who assaulted a staff member, stole a ...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Join Snoqualmie Fire and Police Chiefs for ‘Chat with the Chiefs’ on June 1

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Residents are invited to join Snoqualmie Fire Dept. Chief Mark Correira and Snoqualmie Police Dept. Chief Perry Phipps on Thursday, June 1, 2023, for informal conversations over coffee.

‘Chat with the Chiefs’ is an opportunity for residents to ask question...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Department Collects Unwanted Prescription Drugs at Take Back Event, April 22

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On Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 10 am to 2 pm, the Snoqualmie Police Department and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 24th opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expir...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Makes Arrest in 2019 Cold Case Homicide

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On March 5, 2019, Snoqualmie Police officers responded to an urgent care facility in North Bend, WA regarding an unresponsive 6-month-old child who had been brought in and medical staff were performing CPR. The baby was transported by medics to Seattle Ch...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Mental Health Professional Makes Big Impact in Short Time Supporting Community and First Responders

Steph Butler.

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Mental Health Professional Stephanie Butler - who began working alongside first responders in the cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend in September 2022 - has already made a big impact by supporting the community and public safety o...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2023

Arrest Made in Armed Robbery of Snoqualmie Chevron Gas Station

SPD News Release Infographic

On January 23, 2023, Snoqualmie Police Dept. officers responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge Chevron gas station for the report of an armed robbery with a shot fired inside the store.  

Surveillance video showed the suspect enter the gas station store ...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept Investigating Armed Robbery with Shot Fired

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On Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at approximately 9:45 pm, the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to an armed robbery in progress at the Chevron gas station located in the 8000 block of Douglas Ave in Snoqualmie. 

Gas station surveillance video showe...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Tips to Protect Theft-Prone Vehicles, Reduce Risk of Becoming a Victim

VEHICLE THEFT TIPS

Auto Theft continues to be a problem in King County.  Locally, in 2022, Snoqualmie had 30 auto thefts and North Bend had 28 auto thefts. These numbers are a significant increase from the previous year. Many vehicles stolen or prowled in upper Sno...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Investigating Arson at North Bend Taco Time

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The Snoqualmie Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Fire Investigation Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the subject(s) responsible for an arson incident at the North Bend Taco Time, located at 726 SW Mt Si Blvd in North B...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2022

Newest Member of Snoqualmie Police Department Sworn In

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At the Oct. 24, 2022, City Council meeting, Mayor Katherine Ross swore in the newest member of the Snoqualmie Police Department - Officer Nicholas Schulgen. 

Officer Schulgen graduated from the Washington State Criminal Justice Center Police Acade...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Two New Snoqualmie Police Department Officers Sworn In

Mayor Oath of Office Hendricks

On October 10, 2022, two new members of the Snoqualmie Police Department – Officers Cory Hendricks and Anthony Lemmon - were introduced to the community, City Council, and sworn in by Mayor Katherine Ross.

Officers Lemmon and Hendricks were hired in early ...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Police Arrest Suspect in Attempted Child Luring Case in North Bend

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On July 24, 2022, the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to a possible attempted child luring incident at Torguson Park, located at 750 E North Bend Way in North Bend, WA. 

A mother called 911 to report that a suspicious male subject in the pa...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Snoqualmie Police Investigating Possible Attempted Child Luring Incident in North Bend

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On Sunday, July 24, 2022, at approximately 3:41pm the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to a possible attempted child luring incident at Torguson Park located at 750 E North Bend Way in North Bend, WA. 

A mother called 911 to report a suspici...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Snoqualmie, North Bend Vehicle Prowl Incidents Increase; Lock Doors and Remove Valuables

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In recent weeks, the Snoqualmie Police Department has seen an increase in vehicle prowls in North Bend and Snoqualmie. A majority of these incidents were crimes of opportunity, involving unlocked vehicles with visible items located inside.  

Vehic...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Investigating Missing Endangered Person

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The Snoqualmie Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Tyler Singleton who was reported missing from his home in the Snoqualmie Ridge area on August 5, 2022. 

Tyler was reported missing by his mother after he failed to ret...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2022

New Snoqualmie Police Department Captain Sworn In

Oath of Office

On July 11, 2022, in front of a crowd of family, friends, and fellow officers, Brian W. Lynch was sworn in as the new Captain of the Snoqualmie Police Department. 

Cpt. Lynch comes to Snoqualmie from the Black Diamond Police Department where he se...

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Snoqualmie Police Dept. News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: October 30, 2023

November is Kindness Month in Snoqualmie

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In partnership with Empower Youth’s Be Kind Snoqualmie Valley - #BeKindSV – campaign, Mayor Ross has proclaimed November 2023 Kindness Month in Snoqualmie. 

The City of Snoqualmie supports the #BeKindSV campaign, which was desi...

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