In a disappointing ending, Congress adjourned over the weekend without taking action on legislation to designate the Greenway National Heritage Area. Despite valiant efforts from our congressional delegation and supporters, the lame duck session proved to be challenging to navigate.

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A new kind of parade is coming to the Snoqualmie Valley! The March of the Vegetables parade will celebrate all that is wonderful about the Snoqualmie Valley – its art, farms, beauty, and vibrant small-town communities.

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Under the new Savor Snoqualmie Valley initiative, heritage groups are coming together to find ways to bring history to life for local residents. By joining forces, they are helping make the Valley’s rich history easier for people of all ages to connect with.

A new multi-use trail is now open with spectacular views and access to a growing network of wild land trails. The new trail piloted a brand new model of construction—based on collaboratively pooling resources and expertise—which has the potential to be a powerful new model for trails across the state.

The divisiveness of the Presidential campaign was disheartening and distressing to many people. We must now come back together and find our common ground to move forward again. The outdoors is a good place to start.

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City of Issaquah’s newest park blends family-friendly open space with salmon recovery efforts. Building upon several decades of conservation work, Salmon Run Nature Park is the latest addition to a long string of connected public open space along Issaquah Creek.