We share with prayers and sadness, Earnie Barr Jr. was called home on October 13, 2015 at 8:30am.

Known to many as Earnie Lee, he was the son our late Head Chief, Earnest Barr SR.


Funeral Services will be on November 5, 2015.

11am - The Muckleshoot Indian Shaker Church, 39222 165th Avenue S.E. in Auburn, Wa.

Dennis Anderson, Sr. officiating.

Lunch will follow the service.

He requested to be cremated. The sons will be delivering ashes as requested. 

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has been awarded Federal Transit Administration funding for operation support and is seeking a qualified agency to perform transportation services. Please refer to the file below to see complete proposal and instructions. (Date posted: September 17, 2015)

Q: What is happening right now?

Construction on the new Tokul Road roundabout recently began on land where Snoqualmie Tribal ancestors have been buried for hundreds of generations—just feet away from Snoqualmie Falls, the center of our spirituality and our birthplace of creation. This development on our sacred land hurts our Tribe.


Q: How has the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe responded?

We have heard a lot of comments from our Tribal Members on the construction of the Tokul Road Roundabout on sacred land. We placed this message in the Snoqualmie Valley Record.


The Tribe has worked significantly in the past with Mountains to Sounds Greenway to preserve trails and land throughout the area. This year marks their 25th Anniversary Trek, which includes hiking and biking from Ellensburg to Seattle on July 11-19.

The cost to participate in the full event is normally close to $500; however, Mountains to Sound has generously invited Snoqualmie Indian Tribe members and staff to participate in a special mid-week hike. You and your family are invited to participate in any of the following: 

In light of recent hot temperatures (which are expected to reoccur throughout the summer) and drier than normal conditions, emergency management personnel and Public Health officials have issued the following safety directives for King County residents:

How to stay safe in hot weather

The Snoqualmie Fireworks Supply stand is now open. Hours of operation: