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Welcome to Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie is approximately 25 miles east of Seattle - half way between Seattle and Snoqualmie Pass. Located in the heart of the Mountains to Sound Greenway,
Snoqualmie is famous for the spectacular Snoqualmie Falls, a world renowned waterfall that cascades 268 feet over granite cliffs. 

Visitors to this small town enjoy the Historic District, the Northwest Railway Museum, unique shops, and more than 35 restaurants for all tastes.

Recreation in Snoqualmie is abundant. There are more than 20 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails with connections to regional trails; 39 city parks, including an off-leash dog park; 460 acres of open space at Meadowbrook Farm; fishing; kayaking; and even rally cars!

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City News
Local Air-Conditioned Locations Open to the Public Over the Hot Weekend

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a heat advisory in effect through 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 25. Temperatures are expected to soar above 90 degrees this weekend. Stay cool with local sites open to the public; learn tips for staying safe in the heat.

Mayor Matt Larson Discusses Growth and Development in Snoqualmie in New Video Series

As planned growth continues in Snoqualmie -- boosting the local economy while maintaining the city's high quality of life -- Mayor Larson discusses topics about current and future development in a new video series. Watch Parts 1 and 2 now.

Upcoming videos will cover the new hotel to be built in the Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park and potential development of an age 55+ adult living community. There is also a video with an update of the current status of funding and designs for the Interstate 90 / State Route 18 interchange at Snoqualmie Parkway. 
Roadwork on Snoqualmie Ridge for Grinding and Paving
Watch for rough spots while driving and allow extra time.
The City of Snoqualmie’s 2017 overlay project is underway sooner than expected due to great weather. For the street sections described below, crews are expecting one day to grind and one day to pave. Read the full news release for details.  MAP
Grinding dates (one day): June 21
Douglas Ave SE from Snoqualmie Parkway to Bracken Pl SE
Cascade Ave SE from SE Ridge Street to Fairway Ave SE 
Paving dates (one day): June 26 (week of, dependent on weather)
Douglas Ave SE from Snoqualmie Parkway to Bracken Pl SE
Cascade Ave SE from SE Ridge Street to Fairway Ave SE

Fireworks Display at Snoqualmie Community Park Ensures a Safe Independence Day
Please observe the fireworks laws in Snoqualmie to safely celebrate Independence Day. Last year, a new law went into effect within city limits making only ground fireworks, smoke devices, and hand-held sparking devices legal. Aerial devices, fireworks, and explosives are not legal, as well as many sold on the reservations. Read more about fireworks safety. 
To safely celebrate Independence Day, enjoy the public fireworks display in Snoqualmie – Red, White & Boom! – July 4 at Snoqualmie Community Park, 35016 SE Ridge Street on Snoqualmie Ridge. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a safe and exciting fireworks show for all ages! 
Job Openings in the Public Works Division  - Operations Manager and Project Engineer 
The Operations Manager assists the Director of Public Works in managing the City's Public Works Utilities division functions: sewer/wastewater, water, and stormwater. The Project Engineer, also in the Public Works division, performs professional engineering on construction project management of Capital Improvement Projects. Both positions are open until filled - first review on June 26, 2017. Learn more
Host a Korean Student for Summer Fun and Sharing Culture with Your Kids 
Bring Korean culture to your home and share all-American summer fun with a teenage student from Snoqualmie’s sister city of Gangjin, South Korea. The Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association is seeking home stays for three girls and six boys arriving August 4 and departing August 20 (16 days). Ideal homes would be those with children in middle or high school. Home school families are also welcome to apply! Read more.
Snoqualmie Is One of '5 Best Washington Small Towns to Unplug' 
An article in a recent edition of 1889 Washington’s Magazine, a new bi-monthly publication devoted to Washington State, named Snoqualmie among the “5 Best Washington Small Towns to Unplug.” The article lists attributes that include the natural beauty of Snoqualmie Falls along with the history of the Snoqualmie Depot. In addition, the article mentions several local businesses and activities. Read more.

Hotel, Restaurant, Retail, and Office Development Planned for Business Park
At the March 13 City Council meeting, Council Members authorized Mayor Larson to execute a development agreement allowing a hotel, restaurant, retail, and office space to be built in the Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park at the corner of SE Center Street and Snoqualmie Parkway. More Information and Conceptual Renderings.
Spring Newsletter
Read the City's spring/summer newsletter to learn about upcoming special events for spring and summer. 



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