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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!

Events & Activities
City News
Road Detour Downtown Snoqualmie for Railroad Days
A temporary road detour will be in place in downtown Snoqualmie this weekend for Railroad Days.
Location: Railroad Ave SE (SR 202) between SE Fir St and SE Newton St will be closed and will detour along Maple Ave SE.

Hours: August 18, Noon – 11 p.m.; August 19, 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.;  August 20, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Please use caution and drive at low speeds this weekend as there will be many pedestrians and children walking throughout downtown and at crosswalks near the detour locations. Thanks!
City Council Declines Proposed Annexation of Snoqualmie Hills West
The Snoqualmie City Council voted unanimously against a developer’s letter of intent to petition for a proposed annexation of Snoqualmie Hills West, which is in the City’s Urban Growth Area. The annexation would have included an active adult living community. Following three public meetings that included developer presentations, questions from City Council members, and many opportunities for public comment, Mayor Matt Larson and the administration raised several concerns about moving toward a potential annexation at this time. Read the full news release.
Learn about Your City Government with the Free Citizens Academy - Starts September 13 
The Snoqualmie Citizens Academy is a free seven-week course offered to citizens to get a first-hand look at how Snoqualmie's government works. The sessions, which are led by Snoqualmie city officials and department directors, are informal, interactive, and a lot of fun.  The 2017 Citizens Academy starts September 13 -- register now! For more information, contact Jodi Warren, City Clerk, at or 425-888-1555 ext. 1118
Aphids in Snoqualmie's Street Trees
Aphids cause a sticky substance called "honeydew" on sidewalks, roads, and on cars below affected trees. Learn more about the impact of aphids on Snoqualmie's street trees, what the City is doing about them, and what you can do. 

Work for the Public Works Department as an Operations Manager or Technician II The Public Works Department has openings for an Operations Manager and a Maintenance Technician II. The Operations Manager plans, organizes, and directs activities and personnel of streets, building and grounds maintenance, and fleet. The Technician II performs a variety of maintenance and repair duties at the fully skilled level in irrigation, water distribution, and treatment systems. Positions are both open until filled. First review for both takes place on August 17. Learn more

Distracted-Driving Law Goes into Effect July 23 
The new state law prohibits anyone from holding a cell phone, tablet, gaming device, or any other electronic device while driving a motor vehicle, including while stopped for traffic or at an intersection waiting for a light to change. To ensure community safety, Snoqualmie Police will be looking for violators of this new lawLearn more

Serve on a City of Snoqualmie Commission 
Interested in serving on the Snoqualmie Parks and Events Commission? The City has two vacancies on this commission. the City also has a vacancy on the Planning Commission. Read more about these commissions, along with application information. 
Summer Newsletter! 
Read about the Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Safety Rodeo, National Night Out, Video Series, Job Opportunities, Committee Openings, Awards, "Green" Events, New Website, and Special Events. Read it! 



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