The recreation community has spoken loud and clear: it’s time to create the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. More than 3,000 hikers, bikers, kayakers, and climbers just signed the petition to designate the Greenway as a National Heritage Area.
It was a year full of wins. These successes—many compiled here—are thanks to our broad-based coalition. It’s well known that the secret to the Greenway’s success has always been our passionate supporters who collectively move mountains.
We are thrilled to report that we now have Greenway National Heritage Area legislation introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives! This week, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate to designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area. Senate Bill 2602 is
The Greenway is a special place. Employers want to locate their companies here. Residents can go for a mountain hike or city bike ride after work. Tourists arrive from across the globe. This beautiful place we all enjoy should be officially recognized as the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. Voice your support today.
Drivers make their way east of Snoqualmie Pass among heavy earth-moving machines, with glimpses of workers clinging to steep hillsides above Lake Keechelus. From Hyak at exit 54 to Lake Easton at exit 70, Interstate 90 is becoming a whole new kind of highway. I-90 is the state’s busiest east-west transportation and freight corridor, carrying
The Snoqualmie Valley Trail winds along the scenic Snoqualmie River, with majestic views of Mt. Si, picturesque farms and forests, wetlands full of nesting birds, and elk herds passing through historic Meadowbrook Farm. To improve access to this wonderful trail, King County Parks replaced a dilapidated timber bridge with a new steel girder bridge over
A local effort to have Congress designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area gained another critical boost this week. Monday, U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene signed on as a cosponsor of H.R. 1785, the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Act. This bipartisan legislation was introduced by Congressman Dave Reichert in late
U.S. Representative Jim McDermott joined as co-sponsor to legislation introduced by Reps. Dave Reichert and Adam Smith to designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area. “The Mountains to Sound Greenway is a state and national treasure with rich natural and cultural resources. Its conservation should be a top priority. Washingtonians understand
Thanks to legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert, we are one step closer to an official Mountains to Sound Greenway. The area from Seattle, over the Cascades, to central Washington surrounding Interstate 90 is a special part of our region, indeed our country. It’s a treasured landscape of mountains, forests, rivers and streams, unparalleled