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Written by Alisa Weis, and originally published in the Northern Kittitas County Tribune.  Click to read part 1 and part 2 of this series. While true that tensions eased after the strike of 1888/1889 ended and that Black and white miners worked together, the Craven family still experienced barriers because of their color. Ethel Craven-Sweet said...

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Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz recently unveiled her new, first-of-its-kind 10-year plan for landscape-scale “tree to Sea” restoration of salmon habitat in the Snohomish River watershed. The Snohomish Watershed is one of the primary producers of anadromous fish in the state. However, as many as 16 populations of salmonids are listed as endangered...

We are so excited to welcome three new staff members to the Greenway Trust’s stewardship team! Kate, Michael, and Swan came on board in early February and have jumped right in to all things Greenway. And, you may even recognize them already, as they all have worked with the Greenway Trust in some capacity...

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Written by Alisa Weis, and originally published in the Northern Kittitas County Tribune.  Read part 1 of this series here. Back in 1900, 22% of Roslyn was comprised of African American residents. The majority of Black families arrived in 1888/1889, after the call for labor in the mines was sounded by Jim Shepperson, a Black businessman...

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Written by Alisa Weis, and originally published in the Northern Kittitas County Tribune.  Every August the Craven family upholds an important tradition that began back in 1889. Passersby might take a glimpse of the large African American family and friends celebrating at the Cle Elum Park and not realize there’s more to the scene...

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Snoqualmie Lake is a large, peaceful destination within the beautiful Alpine Lakes Wilderness. This trail is unique in that visitors can begin their adventure from either Highway 2 or the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road, or even make it a thru-hike with a little advance planning and coordination. The Snoqualmie Lake trailhead found within the...

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City, state, and federal leaders came together today, despite some very rainy weather, to celebrate the completion of the latest Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail segment in Bellevue. Lake to Lake coverage of the celebration Watch the ribbon cutting ceremony The new pedestrian and bicycle trail, which parallels Interstate 90, makes it safer and...

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Visitors to Roslyn, Washington might be there to check out the Roslyn Café, famed for its appearance on the cult hit Northern Exposure; to wander the downtown area; or to explore the many recreational activities it offers, either on bike or on foot. Nestled just a few blocks away is the Roslyn Cemetery, where...

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This year brought continued challenges, glimmers of hope, and a resounding resurgence of love for the natural spaces in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. Though nothing was quite as we planned, some things turned out even better than we ever expected. Join us in a collective, deep exhale as we reflect...

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It’s hard to believe that another year has passed, and it’s already time to say a giant thank you to our seasonal crew and AmeriCorps members for all they’ve accomplished across the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area over the past season! This year, we had eight individuals on our restoration crew, five...