Alert: Cougar spotted at Maury Island Marine Park


Plenty of folks who live on Vashon-Maury Island have seen their share of deer and coyotes nearby, and there’s even a bear sighting or two every now and again. But a mountain lion? On Vashon? There are multiple reports of one or more mountain lions roaming Vashon-Maury Island recently, including a close encounter with a big cat earlier this week at…

Buy Tickets to CHOMP!’s Dinner in the Park


  We’re kicking-off CHOMP! with Dinner in the Park presented by PCC Natural Markets and City Arts, and hosted by King County Executive Dow Constantine and Leslie Mackie of Macrina Bakery on Friday, August 19 at 6:00 pm in the Willowmoor Farm area at Marymoor Park. Guests will enjoy a locally sourced five-course dinner prepared…

Trail Alert: Sammamish River Trail closure


A trail detour goes into effect Aug. 15 through mid-Sept. Trail users can expect brief trail interruptions on the Sammamish River Trail, near the pedestrian footbridge leading to downtown Bothell. The interruptions will affect trail users in both directions. The contractor will be placing sandbag protection in the Sammamish River. In order to keep the public and…

Photos: new gravel on Snoqualmie Valley Trail


Dear super speedy marathon runners, Our beautiful Snoqualmie Valley Trail has a totally new gravel base and it’s looking fresh. Check out the pictures above! Please be nice to our trails this weekend as you run the Jack & Jill’s Downhill Marathon. We’re so excited to have so many dedicated runners out on our trail…