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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 become invol...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Prop. 1 Placed on Ballot: Sales Tax Increase for Transportation Projects

At the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on July 12, City Council Members approved placing a proposition on the November 2, 2021 general election ballot. 

Snoqualmie voters will decide whether to approve Proposition 1 to increase the City of Snoqual...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Crack Sealing Project Preserves Snoqualmie Parkway

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 asphalt by preventing moisture...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

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

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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, participants selected an ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Mayor Larson Announces Vaccination Mandate for Snoqualmie Staff

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 received by October ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Open Snoqualmie City Council Position to Be Filled by Appointment

The City of Snoqualmie is accepting applications to fill an upcoming vacancy for City Council Position 6. This position is currently held by Council Member Sean Sundwall, whose resignation is effective August 31, 2021. 

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Public Invited to Patriot Day Ceremony in Snoqualmie on Sept. 11

This is a poster created to remember those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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, September 11 in Snoqualmie. 

The public is invited to attend.R...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

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

On August 27 at 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 Snoqualmie Pass.

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Council Member Shepard Censured by Ethics Hearing Officer

On February 4, 2021, Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson submitted a complaint alleging that Council Member Peggy Shepard had, in multiple instances, violated Snoqualmie Code of Ethics Chapter 2.80 of the Snoqualmie Municipal Code, the state Code of Ethics for M...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Snoqualmie City Council Member Sean Sundwall Resigns

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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 Snoqualmie for the...

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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.

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Cooling Locations Open to the Public during Excessive Heat

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 a parked car under any circumstance...

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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: 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

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, which they recognized from a fi...

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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

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

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, along with a Plein Air Paint Out August 28. Curren...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Prop. 1 Sales Tax Would Replace Snoqualmie’s $40 Vehicle License Fee

In the upcoming general election on November 2, Snoqualmie voters will decide whether to approve or reject Snoqualmie Proposition 1, which would approve a two-tenths of one percent sales and use tax to replace the $40 annual vehicle license fee &ndash...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Apply for Pro or Con Committee for Snoqualmie Proposition 1

At the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on July 12, City Council Members approved placing a proposition on the November 2, 2021 general election ballot.  

Snoqualmie voters will decide whether to approve Proposition 1 to increase the sales and use ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

City Begins Downtown Utilities Improvements on ‘Tree Streets’

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 SE, King Street, and Pine Ave SE. Improvements include replacement of water and sewer ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Energy-Saving Tips from Puget Sound Energy during the Heat

Puget Sound Energy is encouraging customers to be more energy conscious as temperatures heat up over the next few days. Across its service area, PSE’s electric infrastructure is currently performing well, and energy usage is being monitored clos...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Snoqualmie Announces a New Online Portal for Public Records Requests

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 public record requests online...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Fireworks Laws in Snoqualmie Prevent Injuries and Protect Property

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. 

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Snoqualmie Recognized as 2021 Main Street America Affiliate

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 using the Main Street Approach...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

State Route 202 to Be Repaved from Snoqualmie Falls to Boalch Ave NW

Beginning Sunday, June 6, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will repave sections of State Route 202 (SR 202) between Snoqualmie Falls in Snoqualmie and Boalch Ave NW in North Bend. 

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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: May 20, 2021

New Firefighters Join the Snoqualmie Fire Department

Volunteer Firefighters John Solms, Don Fogarty, and John Paul Likes and Firefighter Peter van Lunsen

Firefighter Peter van Lunsen was hired to fill a vacancy due to Lt. Kelly Gall’s retirement in June of last year.

New volunteer firefighters include: John Solms, Mark Mulligan, John Paul Likes, and Don Fogarty. All are EMS volunteers except Volun...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

State Route 202 Paving Project Kicks Off with Bridge Closure in Snoqualmie May 10-14

This is a map showing the detour to take during the temporary closure of the SR 202 bridge.

Sent from the City of Snoqualmie on behalf of WSDOT

Washington State Department of Transportation – NEWS Northwest Region – 15700 Dayton Avenue – Shoreline, WA 98133 – 206-440-4000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2021

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

USGS Earthquake Warning System Covers West Coast

Sent from the City of Snoqualmie courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey

After 15 years of planning and development, the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system is now available to more than 50 million people in California, Oregon, an...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

SR 202 Bridge over Snoqualmie River to Be Closed for Repairs

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Beginning May 10 at 10:30 p.m., WSDOT will close the State Route 202 bridge over the Snoqualmie River between the Tokul Roundabout and Railroad Ave SE near Snoqualmie Parkway for repairs and repaving. Work will continue through May 14 at 4 a.m.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Public Hearing Establishing Rates for Utilities: May 10, 6 p.m. via Zoom and Dial-In

A public hearing is scheduled to occur at the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on May 10, 2021. It will occur at 6 p.m. or shortly thereafter.The hearing topic is a replacement to the city ordinance establishing rates and charges for the Combined Utility 2...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Burglary Suspects Arrested at Mt. Si Golf Course

On April 11, 2021, Snoqualmie Police officers responded to the Mt. Si Golf Course regarding a burglary alarm.  The monitoring company could hear breaking glass and male voices inside the Pro Shop.

The first officer on scene arrived within 30 secon...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Snoqualmie Firefighters Honored with Service Awards

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 honored each year for their expertis...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Snoqualmie Deputy Fire Chief Completes National Fire Academy Executive Training

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Deputy Fire Chief Michael H. Bailey from the Snoqualmie Fire Department has completed the Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) as part of the National Fire Academy. This four-year program consists of a rigorous curriculum, extensive research, and two wee...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Three Forks Off-Leash Dog Park Helps Reduce Canine Conflicts

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 owners often claim their off-leash dog is fri...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Santa Joins Mayor Larson in a Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony

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 lighting and holiday gr...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Hall Pop-Up Blood Drives Serve Our Community

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 blood in a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

La Niña Predicted for Winter and Spring: Wetter and Colder

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 event that will last into next spring....

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Snoqualmie Citizens Academy Goes Virtual

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This year’s Snoqualmie Citizens Academy goes virtual with 14 videos featuring the Mayor, department heads, and city staff sharing information about how the city works and the services it provides to residents, businesses, and visitors to the com...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Snoqualmie Wastewater Treatment Plant Earns Performance Award

The Washington Department of Ecology named the City of Snoqualmie among the winners of the annual Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award for 2019, repeating treatment plant honors the city received in 2018.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Census Data Impacts Local Funding during COVID-19 Health Crisis

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U.S. Census data makes a local impact on programs used during the COVID-19 health crisis, including funding for school lunches and emergency preparedness in our community.

For school programs, census results help determine how money is allocated for progra...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Serve Your Community on a City of Snoqualmie Commission

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

Three City of Snoqualmie commissions are seeking new members, including the Civil Service Commission, the Economic Development Commission, and the Parks and Events Commission...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

City of Snoqualmie Seeks Your Input on Stormwater

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

The city seeks input from Snoqualmie residents and business owners to develop programs for protecting our local streams, rivers, and Puget Sound from toxins and pollutants. While...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Work for the City of Snoqualmie as a Human Resources Analyst

The City of Snoqualmie is looking for the right person to support human resources processes, recruitment and selection, personnel laws and procedures, labor negotiations, and much more.

The HR Analyst assists in managing the city’s human resource...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Call to Artists – Seeking Applications for 2020 Art Partners Program

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission (SAC) is requesting proposals from artists and arts programs to receive funding from the 2020 Art Partners Program. Program proposals may include both classes and events for the visual, musical, and performing arts. For-prof...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

City of Snoqualmie Seeks New Members for Commissions

Do you want to become more involved in your community? Positions are open on the Parks & Events Commission and the Civil Service Commission.

The Parks & Events Commission advises the City Council on parks and facilities, recreational activities, an...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Rudometkin Appointed Snoqualmie’s Interim City Administrator

Mayor Matt Larson has appointed Rick J. Rudometkin as interim City Administrator pending confirmation from the Snoqualmie City Council on January 27. Rudometkin serves in the position vacated by Bob Larson.

“I am excited to work with Rick, who co...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Take a Walk through the Past with New Kiosk Displays

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New kiosk displays located by the Snoqualmie Depot share the city’s past through a historic and cultural overview along with a walking tour of downtown Snoqualmie.

The historic display depicts the Snoqualmie River and its confluence of cultures, industries...

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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 City Hall in 2020. S...

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