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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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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 28, 2022

City Council Approves nearly $1 million in Pandemic Relief Grants

NEWS RELEASE V2 INFOGRAPHIC

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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River safety info: News & Announcements
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Outdoor Family Story Times Offered at Centennial Fields Park

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Families with children ages 0-7 welcome - Thursdays, June 30, July 7, July 14 10:30-11:00 am 

Snoqualmie, WA – Join Librarian Jenifer for stories and songs outdoors at Centennial Fields Park, located at 39903 SE Park St...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2022

City of Snoqualmie Recognizes Juneteenth Holiday

City Offices Closed on Monday, June 20

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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News & Announcements
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.  

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News & Announcements
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 3, 2022

Paving Work Rescheduled due to Inclement Weather

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The final paving portion of the Downtown Snoqualmie Tree Streets Infrastructure Improvement Project - roadway grinding and repaving - was scheduled to begin on Friday June 10. Due to the heavy rain forecast over the weekend, this work has been delayed and...

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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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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2022

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

JOINT NEWS RELEASE INFOGRAPHIC

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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News & Announcements
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 provide customers with quality services year-round that contribute to everyday life. Thanks to the dedication of eng...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 16, 2022

EMS Week Proclaimed in Snoqualmie

EMS WEEK

At the May 9, 2022, City Council Meeting, Mayor Ross proclaimed May 15-21 EMS Week in Snoqualmie in recognition of the value and accomplishments of the City's emergency medical services providers.  

Emergency Medical Services is a vital p...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 12, 2022

National Police Week Proclaimed in Snoqualmie

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At the May 9, 2002, Snoqualmie City Council meeting, Mayor Katherine Ross officially proclaimed the week of May 11 -17 National Police Week in Snoqualmie.

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar...

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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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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

Blood Drive Pop Up

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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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 21, 2022

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

Arbor Day 2022

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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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Snoqualmie Mill Site Public Hearing Held March 30th; Record Held Open on Limited Basis

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A Hearing Examiner held a public hearing on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 4:00pm via Zoom to gather public testimony on the proposed Snoqualmie Mill Site Planned Commercial/Industrial (PCI) Plan Application. Oral comments were accepted during the hearing ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Snoqualmie City Hall Reopens to Public in April

News Release Infographic

Snoqualmie City Hall, which was temporarily closed to the public in response to the Covid-19 Omicron variant surge, will reopen the week of April 4, 2022. 

Public facing counters at City Hall will be accessible to community members Tuesday - Thurs...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Community Invited to Public Hearing for Proposed Snoqualmie Mill Site Plan Application

Public Hearing Notice Infograhic

The community is invited to a public hearing about the proposed Snoqualmie Mill Site Planned Commercial/Industrial (PCI) Plan Application on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 4pm via Zoom. 

The public hearing will be held before a Hearing Examiner, wh...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2022

It Takes a Village: Multi-year Collaborative Effort Secures Funding to Fix SR 18

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On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, elected officials, city leaders and public safety representatives from the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah gathered at Snoqualmie City Hall for a roundtable discussion to reflect on the multi-year, collaborative effort that se...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 15, 2022

City Receives Funding for Behavioral Health Coordinator to Support First Responders

News Release Infographic

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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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Infrastructure Project Increases Safety at Downtown Intersections

King Maple Olmstead Intersection

A City of Snoqualmie capital improvement project is making downtown intersections safer for both drivers and pedestrians.

The City’s ongoing Tree Streets Project is bringing notable improvements to the intersections of River/Maple/Doone, as well ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Recent Flood Water Rescues Highlight Importance of Respecting Road Closure Signs

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During this week’s Snoqualmie River flood event, Snoqualmie Fire crews responded to two separate water rescues in the Reinig Road/396th Drive area involving individuals who ignored road closure barricades as flood waters were rising. 

Fire Chief M...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 3, 2022

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

Snoqualmie Parkway with Logging Truck

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

Blood Drive Pop Up

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

Rob Wotton

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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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Take the survey. News & Announcements
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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Additional Info... News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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