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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Snoqualmie Transportation Improvement Projects Prioritized for 2021-2026

The City of Snoqualmie Parks & Public Works Department has published a proposed Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan, also known as a STIP, for the years 2021-2026. The projects are described in the plan posted at bit.ly/SnoqSTIP.

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Face Masks Available for Snoqualmie Residents and Businesses

Governor Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman announced a statewide mandatory face covering order. Beginning June 26, face coverings or cloth masks will be required in indoor public spaces and in outdoor public spaces when unable to physically ...

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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 22, 2020

Reopening of Snoqualmie Parks Facilities Underway in Phase 2

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As King County moves into phase 2 of Washington’s Safe Start Recovery Plan, the City of Snoqualmie has begun the process of re-opening some park amenities and services. 

The parks, facilities, and programs will be operated in a way that ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Metro Further Reduces Bus Routes in Snoqualmie Valley

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King County Metro is adjusting bus and shuttle routes throughout the region due to reduced revenue and ridership. According to King County Metro, the latest financial forecast reflects the dire economic repercussions Metro faces due to the COVID-19 crisis...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Rudometkin Approved as New City Administrator in Snoqualmie

 The Snoqualmie City Council approved the hiring of Rick J. Rudometkin as the new City Administrator for Snoqualmie. He has served as the interim city administrator since January 3, 2020.  

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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: June 10, 2020

Comment Period Extended for Mill Property Draft Environmental Impact Statement

On April 27, 2020, the City of Snoqualmie published for public review and comment the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Snoqualmie Mill Planned Commercial/Industrial (PCI) Plan. The 261-acre site is located within  Snoq...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Many Snoqualmie Businesses Can Reopen in a Modified Phase

Following an application by King County to the Washington State Department Health, the county has moved into a modified phase of Governor Inslee’s Safe Start ropening plan. Although this is not a full Phase 2, it will allow restaurants, retail s...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

A Message from Snoqualmie Police Chief Perry Phipps

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Dear Snoqualmie Community,

We in law enforcement have had many recent successes in how we serve our communities, yet the death of George Floyd has exposed that we must do better. I strongly believe that 99% of the law enforcement officers in our country we...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Applications Open for Snoqualmie COVID-19 Rapid Relief Program

The application process has opened for small businesses and community organizations in Snoqualmie to request emergency funding through the City of Snoqualmie COVID-19 Snoqualmie Rapid Relief Program. The city will partner with the SnoValley Chamber of Com...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Mayor Larson Signs Joint Letter to Governor to Move to Phase 2

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson joined three other Snoqualmie Valley mayors in sending a letter to Governor Jay Inslee requesting to move to Phase 2 of the Safe Start recovery plan, ahead of other King County cities. 

The letter dated May 29, 2020, s...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Snoqualmie Establishes COVID-19 Rapid Relief Program

The City of Snoqualmie is establishing a COVID-19 Snoqualmie Small Business and Community Rapid Relief Program to assist small, locally-owned, Snoqualmie-based businesses and community organizations. The city will partner with the SnoValley Chamber of Com...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

How to Report Washington Unemployment Fraud

The Snoqualmie Police Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) have seen a dramatic rise in unemployment imposter fraud in recent weeks.

If you suspect someone has made a fraudulent claim in your name, the Employment Securit...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Red, White & Boom Fireworks Event in Snoqualmie Postponed

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The Red, White & Boom fireworks display has provided an evening of fun for all ages each July 4 since 2016. This year, due to the coronavirus and COVID-19, it has been postponed, but not cancelled.

On the Serve Snoqualmie website, Jeff Mihal, the event...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Public Comment Invited on Snoqualmie Mill Draft Environmental Impact Statement

The City of Snoqualmie has published for public and agency review and comment the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Snoqualmie Mill Planned Commercial/Industrial (PCI) Plan.

Written comments are invited on the DEIS, and ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Fraud Reports Rise for Unemployment Benefits and Stimulus Checks

The Snoqualmie Police Department has received more than 60 reports in the past week of fraud involving stolen identities, intercepted stimulus checks, unemployment benefits claims in the name of someone still employed, and credit report breaches.

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Domestic Violence Ordinance Aims to Protect Children

The Snoqualmie City Council passed Ordinance 1233 prohibiting the exposure of minor children to domestic violence, including children the immediate presence of domestic violence, or witnessed or heard by a child under age 18.

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Food Assistance Available at Many Snoqualmie Valley Locations

The Snoqualmie Valley has many organizations available to assist with food needs for individuals and families during the current pandemic that is causing so much job loss and financial crisis.

Those in need of food and other social services are encouraged ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

COVID-19 Update from the City of Snoqualmie

As the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City of Snoqualmie Department of Emergency Management, Mayor Matt Larson, City Council Members, and city employees are actively maintaining government operations and services while focusing on the sa...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

City Offers Deferral of B&O Taxes for Struggling Businesses

The COVID-19 emergency and Stay Home, Stay Healthy order has significantly and adversely affected local businesses located within Snoqualmie.

“We recognize the financial challenges local businesses are experiencing, both those deemed essential an...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Mt. Si Senior Center Needs Bolstering during COVID-19 Response

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The Mt. Si Senior Center, located in North Bend, serves seniors living in Snoqualmie, North Bend, Fall City, and surrounding areas. Due to the coronavirus and COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Healthy order by Governor Inslee, the senior center is temporarily clos...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Snoqualmie Supports Local Businesses during COVID-19 Crisis

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The City of Snoqualmie understands the coronavirus and COVID-19 crisis has affected all of us including our local businesses. The City of Snoqualmie and the SnoValley Chamber of Commerce are partnering on many efforts to support them.

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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 25, 2020

King County Metro Route 628 Continues, Route 208 Suspended

King County Metro provides bus transportation between North Bend and Issaquah via Snoqualmie on Routes 208 and 628.

Metro has implemented service reductions in response to a drop in ridership since the emergence of COVID-19. Metro reports “these ...

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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: March 1, 2020

Snoqualmie Emergency Management Dept. is Monitoring COVID-19 Developments

The King County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has been activated following the emergence in King County of the novel coronavirus, named COVID-19. The King County EOC will provide regional coordination in support of county and local operations for King...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Snoqualmie Police Officers Recognized for High Honors

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Snoqualmie Police Chief Perry Phipps formally recognized two officers at the City Council meeting on February 24 for high honors they have recently received.

Snoqualmie Police Officer Rick Cary received an award for 2019 Air National Guard Non-Commissioned...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Snoqualmie Vehicle License Fee Increase under Consideration

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The Snoqualmie City Council will consider an ordinance to temporarily increase vehicle license fees in Snoqualmie from $20 per year to $40 per year to fund the city’s portion of the new Interstate 90/State Route 18 dedicated on-ramp that opened ...

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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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