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Snohomish County buys rail corridor in major regional trail missing link

After lengthy negotiations with the Port of Seattle, Snohomish County purchased a key stretch of rail corridor that could someday link the region’s trail network from Seattle to Skagit County. The purchase process was going strong back in 2013, but … Continue reading

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Snohomish-to-Woodinville trail discussions fall apart, put on hold

Remember those amazing plans to build a 12-mile trail to connect the City of Snohomish (and the start of the Centennial Trail) to Woodinville, the Sammaish River/Burke-Gilman Trail and the Eastside Trail? Well, there’s bad news this week: Talks between … Continue reading

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Watch: ‘Bike Snohomish County: It’s Here And Away’

With some fantastic trails, including the recently extended Centennial Trail, Snohomish County has teamed up with Washington Bikes to market itself as a bicycling destination. Though built-up neighborhoods and commercial districts in the county have a lot of work to … Continue reading

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Feds will help restore section of Whitehorse Trail destroyed in Oso landslide

The Oso landslide devastated a community, took many lives and destroyed many homes. Some of what was lost can we rebuilt and recovered, but a lot cannot. FEMA has stepped in to help with much of the cost of recovering … Continue reading

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Verdant Health Commission to fund Snohomish bike route connections

Snohomish County has bits and pieces of bike infrastructure. The problem is that very few of them are connected, and using a bike to get around often requires biking in the general traffic lanes on very busy streets for at … Continue reading

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Snohomish County sees its Centennial Trail as a link to the region’s history

Snohomish County sees the Centennial Trail as not just a great place to walk and bike, but as a way to connect communities and explore the area’s history. That’s according to the county’s fancy new website for the trail, which … Continue reading

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Snohomish County approves purchase of 12 miles of Eastside Rail Corridor, plans trails

The Snohomish County Council approved purchase of 12 miles of the Eastside Rail Corridor with hopes of rehabbing the corridor to accommodate both a trail and rail movement. Unlike the miles of the Eastside Rail Corridor in King County, where … Continue reading

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Extended Centennial Trail stretches to Skagit County border

Snohomish County celebrated a four-mile extension of the Centennial Trail in November, bringing the multi-use facility all the way to the Skagit County border. Starting almost 30 miles south in the City of Snohomish, the trail is built mostly on … Continue reading

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Times: Monroe prisoners refurbish recovered bikes for people in need

Some prisoners in Monroe Correctional Complex are working to help give someone on the outside the freedom of a bicycle. The Seattle Times has a fantastic story today about the program, which is in its third year of fixing up … Continue reading

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Lynnwood man struck and killed while biking near Brier

A 24-year-old man biking near Brier was struck by a pickup truck and died Saturday, according to the Everett Herald. The man, from Lynnwood, died at the scene of the 10:30 a.m. collision near the intersection of Atlas and Barker … Continue reading

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