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Mar 25, 2023
I started skateboarding when I was around 10 years old. It all started when I was “helping” my neighbor clean out his garage and we stumbled upon an old skateboard. My neighbor was kind enough to show me the basics, and this was the beginning of my lifelong passion.
Mar 24, 2023
Born and raised in Anacortes, I have spent most of my life in Skagit Valley working in the utility industry in both public and private sectors for over 26 years. I started working for our family owned and operated utility business at age 13, and started with the City of Sedro-Woolley in 2013.
Mar 23, 2023
The Sedro-Woolley Museum and Gift Shop welcomes visitors Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from noon to 3pm. Admission is by donation: suggested $2.50 for adults; $2.00 for children and seniors. We offer new and refurbished exhibits to enjoy and new merchandise and books in our Gift Shop.
Mar 22, 2023
As loggers cut the forests along the Skagit, they left behind land that was literally dotted with huge deeply rooted stumps that challenged the establishment of farms and the towns that depended on agricultural development. By the early 1900s, Sedro-Woolley had become one of those towns.
Mar 20, 2023
The City of Sedro-Woolley is currently accepting applications for a Records Clerk in the Police Department.  Please review the details on our employment page.
Mar 17, 2023
Through partnership with the Washington State DOC’s Office of Family and Adult Homelessness, and the powerful collective response of North Star Project leaders, County Commissioners, and City Mayors, Skagit County Public Health was successful in obtaining funding for the shelter through June 2023.
Mar 11, 2023
A 39th District Town Hall was held on Saturday, March11, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. at Sedro-Woolley City Hall. Representatives Sam Low and Carolyn Eslick attended, as well as Senator Keith Wagoner. The meeting was video recorded and is available here.
Mar 09, 2023
The City of Sedro-Woolley is currently accepting applications for an Operator in Training (OIT) in the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Salary will be ranging from $4,197 - $5,950/month, with excellent medical, dental, vision, retirement, and a generous wellness program.
Mar 03, 2023
Restrooms at Bingham Park are now reopened after city staff completed repairs and restoration work, due to a fire that was set in the building back in December. Please take care of our public facilities.
Feb 23, 2023
The City of Sedro-Woolley is currently accepting applications for a Class II Plant Operator in the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Salary will be ranging from $4,924 - $6,980/month, with excellent medical, dental, vision, retirement, and a generous wellness program.
Feb 08, 2023
NEW Deadline is FEBRUARY 8th!

Have you ever wondered how local government works or what each department does and how it relates to the community?

Here’s your chance to get involved, learn, and gain insight into the inner workings of your community at the city level through Sedro-Woolley Academy.
Feb 02, 2023
Skagit County’s Farmland Legacy Program has finalized three farmland preservation projects in the past three months, permanently protecting another 105 acres of farmland from residential development. This addition brings the total protected farmland in Skagit County to more than 14,200 acres.
Jan 26, 2023
The Senior Engineer/Assistant City Engineer is a new position. Whoever occupies it will have a golden opportunity to learn from the City's veteran, high-performing, and award-winning engineering staff, and then to potentially develop into their roles as retirements occur in future years!
Jan 26, 2023
The City of Sedro-Woolley is currently seeking applicants for Seasonal Public Works Workers in the Public Works Operations Division. The position performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in the operation, maintenance, and repair of City infrastructure.
Jan 26, 2023
Skagit Transit is pleased to announce it's fare-free all day on Thursday January 26th throughout Skagit County. This fare free day will support the annual Point in Time Count and other efforts to end homelessness in Skagit County. It's a chance to try transit with no out of pocket cost!
Jan 20, 2023
This notice regards temporary traffic impacts for the above project for SR 9 / N Township

The Contractor working on site improvements on the Department of Natural Resources site on SR 9 will be working along SR 9 in front of their site.

This work is anticipated to occur Monday, January 23rd.
Jan 12, 2023
The Contractor working on site improvements on the Department of Natural Resources site on SR 9 will be working along SR 9 in front of their site.

This work is anticipated to occur during the week of January 16th.

Work in some areas may require temporary lane shifts.
Jan 12, 2023
In early 2022, Skagit County launched the North Star Project, a joint effort between Skagit County and the cities of Burlington, Mount Vernon, Anacortes, and Sedro-Woolley to better align resources and services to address the complex behavioral health and homelessness challenges in our community.
Jan 12, 2023
City of Sedro-Woolley offices will be closed on Monday, January 16th, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many celebrate this day with acts of community service.

Public Safety and Solid Waste services, including yard waste pickup, are unaffected by this office closure.
Jan 04, 2023


The Sedro-Woolley City Council meeting start time of 6:00 PM on January 4th, 2023 (only) is adjourned.  The rescheduled meeting will begin on January 11th, 2023, at 6:00PM, at the Sedro-Woolley Council Chambers, 325 Metcalf Street.

Dec 22, 2022
City offices will be closing at noon today, December 22nd, and opening again at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, December 27.

Happy Holidays everyone!
Dec 21, 2022

  • Very cold temperatures through Thursday.
  • Freezing spray is possible across north interior waters.
  • Hight threat of freezing rain Thursday night and Friday.
  • Heavy rain is likely Friday through the weekend.
  • River flooding may occur through next week.
  • Coastal flooding and erosion is likely.
Dec 20, 2022
Heavy Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to 9 inches along the North Olympic Coast, Whatcom and Skagit Counties. Additional snow accumulations of up to 7 inches for areas from Everett north as well as Kitsap County.
Dec 20, 2022
Our garbage and recycle trucks are running during this weather.  As a reminder, make sure your toters are out by 6 a.m.  We are doing the best we can to get to everyone this week.  If you are missed or were not out on time, we ask that wait until next week.
Dec 19, 2022
Park Restrooms at Riverfront will be closed during the month of January while maintenance crews perform upgrades.  Restrooms will consist of new accessible toilets and sinks, new vandal resistant privacy stalls, and fresh paint.
Dec 19, 2022
My name is Josh Wedin and I play with Lego. You might be surprised at the varied responses I get when I tell people that! The most common are confusion and curiosity. Most people stop playing with toys when they reach adulthood, but not me!
Dec 17, 2022
I was born and raised in Sedro-Woolley, and I’ve remained here my entire adult life.  I am a mom of two boys ages, 13 and 18 (I have bonus kids as well). In my free time I enjoy watching my stepson race our sprint cars at Skagit Speedway and as well as other NW racetracks.
Dec 17, 2022
A chance encounter can sometimes prove to be a pivotal moment that forever changes your life. I was an impoverished college student in the Philippines when such a moment occurred. I was buying food from a street vendor outside my college campus, doing my best to stretch my meager weekly allowance...
Dec 16, 2022
Here is the latest update on our winter weather! Potential exists for cold, maybe some snow, and maybe flooding later. Forecasts are still uncertain farther out; effects will depend on temperatures.
Dec 16, 2022
Unfortunately, Skagit County is again seeing rising rates of COVID-19 infection in the community—significant enough to shift the county’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention transmission rate for hospitals from “moderate” back into “high.” UGMC has tightened its patient visitation policy.
Dec 16, 2022
Project Voxa continues to be an innovative aspect to the world of electron microscopes. Not only is Voxa’s award winning Mochii microscope an added piece of laboratory equipment on the International Space Station, Mochii has also been added to labs across universities in the US, and worldwide.
Dec 15, 2022
While growing up in remote logging camps in Southeast Alaska in the 1960s and 1970s, I learned to read and rely on maps at a young age. Maps were essential for finding the best fishing spots, and for finding the way home! I learned to love exploring the world through the one ragged atlas we owned.
Dec 15, 2022
In the world of hiking, there are day hikers, backpackers, and thru-hikers, with the number of hikers becoming smaller as you progress to more intense activity. Day hikers go out and hike for a day. Backpackers hike overnight for 1-6 nights at a time. Thru-hikers backpack day after day...
Dec 13, 2022
Here is the latest update on our winter weather! Potential for cold at the beginning of next week, forecasts are still uncertain.

Please be careful if you are heading over the passes, or anywhere with a higher elevation, and carry emergency essentials in your vehicle.
Dec 12, 2022
After providing over 2 years of no-cost COVID-19 testing to the community, effective at the end of December 2022, Skagit County Public Health’s COVID-19 testing site at the Cascade Mall will be closing permanently. Until then, testing services will be available the following days and times...
Dec 12, 2022

Wednesday December 14th, 7:00AM to 4:30PM


North Township Street also known as (State Route 9) from Summer Meadows Court to Lucas Drive

This section of North Township Street will be limited to one lane while city and contract crews conduct drainage ditch maintenance work.
Dec 08, 2022
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) biologists recently responded to reports of sick or dead waterfowl in western Skagit County on and around Skagit Bay, as well as in northwestern Snohomish County and on Camano Island and Port Susan in Island County. H5N1 Avian Influenza is suspected.
Dec 07, 2022
Skagit County, Mount Vernon, Burlington, and Sedro-Woolley have formed the Skagit Regional Source Control Inspection Program, a group aiming to reduce stormwater pollution from businesses in the region.
Dec 03, 2022
Due to the extremely nice weather, the yard waste facility will remain open thru December 3, 2022.  Hours of operation will remain the same, Monday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nov 29, 2022

Here are some helpful resources for our current weather conditions.

Nov 22, 2022
The City of Sedro-Woolley is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on the City Planning Commission. Planning Commission terms are by appointment of the Mayor. Applicants should reside within the City of Sedro-Woolley or the City Urban Growth Area.
Nov 16, 2022
The section of North Township Street (SR-9) from Summer Meadows Court to Bassett Road will be limited to one lane while city and contract crews conduct drainage ditch maintenance work, November 16 and 17. Expect short delays while work is performed. We appreciate your patience during this process.
Nov 15, 2022
Due to a printing error on the recycling calendar the recycling weeks have changed for the month of November and December 2022. The city will follow the printed calendar for the remainder of the year. Please refer to the calendar on our website for the correct week for recycling.
Nov 11, 2022
City offices will be closed on Friday, November 11th, to honor all military veterans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Nov 10, 2022
On Friday, November 11th, the Contractors working on the Gateway Village apartments on Hodgin Road and Stendal Street will need to close the roadways to accommodate work on the exterior of the building.
Nov 09, 2022
With COVID-19 transmission rates declining, PeaceHealth United General Medical Center and PeaceHealth Medical Group clinics in Sedro-Woolley and Burlington have further relaxed visitation policies effective this week.

Patients may now have two people visit at a time, but masks are still required.
Nov 05, 2022
Remember to set your clocks back one hour before bed on Saturday night!
Nov 05, 2022
Children's Museum of Skagit County, in partnership with Skagit County Public Health, is doing an in-person “FamilyPalooza” prenatal and early childhood resource fair on Saturday, November 5 and would love to have you join us if you are available!
Nov 03, 2022
The Community Dinner has been canceled for 2022. This was a difficult decision, but with Covid-19 cases continuing to rise in the county and the fact that we serve some of the most vulnerable in our community, we feel that this is the right course of action at this time.

Elinor Nakis, Director
Nov 02, 2022
Today is Dia de los Muertos or "Day of the Dead", a traditional Mexican holiday to honor deceased loved ones.
Oct 31, 2022
Skagit County has contracted with Larry Brown Construction, Inc. to construct the Cook Road Pedestrian Improvements Project. This contract provides for the construction of a mid-block pedestrian crossing on Cook Road, in the proximity of Janicki Playfields in Sedro-Woolley, WA.
Oct 31, 2022
Monday October 31, 2022
From 4 PM
Oct 30, 2022
Some long-needed improvements to Memorial Park soon be underway.  The Park located at 700 Pacific Street will soon be improved with a new children’s playground, renovated restrooms, upgraded utilities, a splash pad and landscaping.
Oct 29, 2022
The City of Sedro-Woolley will be hosting a National Drug Take Back Day and Wellness Fair at City Hall on Saturday, October 29th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bring your expired or unused medications for safe disposal, and join us and our partners at the Wellness Fair!
Oct 29, 2022
What is Day of the Dead? Dia de Los Muertos is a day to commemorate loved ones who have passed away. Join us at the Central Skagit Library on October 29th, to honor the deceased and celebrate their memory.
Oct 26, 2022
He comes to PeaceHealth from Community Health Centers of Snohomish in Arlington, Washington, where he had worked as a family doctor since 2018, providing primary care to patients of all ages with a wide variety of healthcare needs.
Oct 18, 2022
Pregnant and parenting clients of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program can now attend appointments in person at United General clinics in Sedro-Woolley, Concrete, and Stanwood!
Oct 17, 2022
On Wednesday, October 19th, Thursday, October 20th and Friday, October 21st, the Contractors working on the Gateway Village apartments on Hodgin Road and Stendal Street will need to close the roadways to accommodate equipment for concrete sidewalk pours along the roadway.
Oct 17, 2022
Schaffner Pharmacy has moved to a new home in downtown Sedro-Woolley, 339 Ferry St. Their new location has easier drive thru access, more space for the expansion of clinical services and adds a coffee shop, Apothecary Coffee to their offerings.
Oct 16, 2022
Joshua Schulte, MD, has joined the PeaceHealth Medical Group Specialty Clinic in Sedro-Woolley as a general surgeon. He sees patients at both the clinic and PeaceHealth United General Medical Center. He brings 10 years of experience as a board-certified general surgeon.
Oct 15, 2022
The Sedro-Woolley Museum and Gift Shop welcomes visitors Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from noon to 3:00 pm. Admission is by donation: suggested $3.00 adults; $2.50 children and seniors. We offer new and refurbished exhibits to enjoy and new merchandise and books in the Gift Shop.
Oct 14, 2022
Lavell Looney, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Administrative Assistant

I have lived in Skagit county my whole life, moving from Sedro-Woolley to Burlington when I was in the third grade. I continued my education in Burlington until I graduated high school...
Oct 13, 2022
To imagine the merger of Sedro and Woolley in 1898, there is no better place for you to stand than on the northeast corner of Metcalf at State Street looking south. The first big surprise will be that Metcalf is not a through street. Business buildings line the Sedro side of State Street.
Oct 12, 2022
We’ve made a few changes at the Chamber, due to staff shortages, which means changes in hours. We appreciate everyone’s patience with our temporary hours of 9 am-3 pm, which we realize is not convenient for everyone.
Oct 12, 2022

This notice regards temporary road closures and detours for the GATEWAY VILLAGE PHASE 1 project for Hodgin Street and Stendal Street.

The Wednesday, October 12th closures have been re-scheduled for October 14th.

Oct 11, 2022
On Wednesday, October 12th, the Contractors working on the Gateway Village apartments on Hodgin Street and Stendal Street will need to close the roadways to accommodate equipment for concrete sidewalk pours along the roadway.
Oct 10, 2022
Flood Awareness Week has officially kicked off today in Skagit County and will run through October 14. Flooding has been of serious concern to the community of Skagit County since the late 1800s, with the threat of extreme flooding generally occurring between October and March.
Oct 06, 2022
C & S Construction will be installing a sewer crossing in Cook Road at the Klinger Street intersection beginning October 10, 2022. The work is anticipated to take 3 days.
Oct 04, 2022
Today our contractor released their final construction schedule.  It looks like the project is scheduled for substantial completion late next week.
Sep 28, 2022
On Thursday, September 29th, the Contractors working on the Gateway Village apartments on Hodgin Road and Stendal Street will need to close the roadways to accommodate equipment placement for window work on the upper floors of the building.
Sep 22, 2022
The City of Sedro-Woolley is now accepting applications for 2023 lodging tax funding. Please see Guidance and Application Form for more information. All applications are due by October 26, 2022 at the Finance Office in City Hall.
Sep 20, 2022
The SCPA's Office announced that it will not file criminal charges against SWPD officers in response to the February 16 shooting death of David Babcock. Our hearts go out to everyone impacted by this tragic situation, especially to the friends and family of Mr. Babcock.
Sep 14, 2022
Beginning Thursday, September 15th to Friday September 16th, 2022, the Contractors working on the Gateway Village apartments on Hodgin Road and Stendal Street will need to close the roadways to accommodate asphalt paving.
Sep 08, 2022
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — PeaceHealth is pleased to announce that effective Wednesday, Sept. 7, visitors are again allowed—one per patient and one at a time—at PeaceHealth United General Medical Center and our PeaceHealth Medical Group Sedro-Woolley and Burlington clinics.
Aug 31, 2022

Friends, supporters and volunteers,

Please join Skagit Trail Builders on Saturday, September 10th at 9:00 am for the first session of a new trail building season.

Aug 31, 2022
City Hall will be closed at noon on Wednesday, August 31st, in celebration of Chief Tucker’s retirement and 30 years of service to the Hyphenated City.
Aug 30, 2022
On Wednesday August 31 during the daytime, contractors will begin finish work to repair sidewalks and pedestrian crossings thru the construction zone. On Thursday September 1 during the daytime the Contractor will have a flagger present on site to help kids thru the construction site.
Aug 29, 2022
There has been a schedule change for the paving dates on Trail Road and Puget Street. The previous work schedule had paving on Puget Street scheduled for August 30th and paving on Trail Road scheduled for August 31st.

The paving schedule has been revised to the following...
Aug 24, 2022
The project consists of preparing Puget Street for a full width asphalt overlay between Northern Ave and SR 20, and preparing Trail Road for a full width asphalt overlay between SR 20 and Cook Road. Pavement grinding begins August 29th with final paving scheduled for August 30th and 31st.
Aug 17, 2022
A Red Flag Warning from the National Weather Service is in effect from 11:00 AM Wednesday to 10:00 PM Thursday for dry and unstable conditions. Friendly reminder there is a burn ban currently in place for Skagit County. Please do your part to avoid sparking a wildfire and smoke!
Aug 17, 2022
TRANSFER STATION UPDATE - REOPEN TO ALL CUSTOMERS: Skagit County Transfer & Recycling Station re-opens to the public for garbage drop-off Wednesday, August 17.
Aug 12, 2022
The Port of Skagit County, the Skagit County Historical Museum, and the Sedro-Woolley Museum are proud to present their first public history preservation event at Northern State to gather oral histories and stories from the people who worked, lived at, or have connections with the hospital.
Aug 08, 2022
Mayor Johnson extends her gratitude to the Sedro-Woolley Parks crew, for installing the new memorial plaque and picnic table at Northern State Cemetery on Helmick Road.
Aug 08, 2022
Parts of Reed, Warner, 11th and Haines will be briefly closed to through traffic on Tuesday August 9th while the city installs the final fog seal treatment to the newly chip sealed streets. Fog sealing improves the aesthetics of the street surface and helps to seal in any remaining loose rock.
Aug 05, 2022
Valdez Construction will be installing a sewer service in Trail Road at the Stendal Street intersection beginning August 8, 2022. The work is anticipated to take up to 5 days.
Aug 04, 2022
The new mechanic shop will service fire, police, and public works vehicles and equipment. This replaces the current facility that was built in the 1930’s! There is also a new lab for the wastewater treatment facility, and space for sanitation drivers and other maintenance crews to take their breaks.
Aug 04, 2022
Thanks to support from United General Hospital District 304, and the United Way of Skagit County, city crews have completed the installation of a Born Learning Trail at Winnie Houser Park.
Aug 03, 2022
Starting in Summer 2022, the Skagit Valley Family YMCA began offering two FREE programs for youth in Sedro-Woolley: a youth drop-in center and a running program. The Skagit Y would like your input on what to do with the Sedro-Woolley Rec Center space after the end of summer programming.
Aug 01, 2022
Thanks to a generous donation from the Houser Family, the city has installed three benches along the perimeter walking path at Winnie Houser Park and Playfields.

Much thanks to the Housers  for this great addition to the park!
Jul 26, 2022
BYK Construction will be installing a sewer manhole in Trail Road south of the Stendal Street intersection beginning July 27, 2022. The work is anticipated to take up to 3 days.

During the installation work, Trail Road will close to through traffic during working hours.
Jul 22, 2022
Summer is a great time to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going as a community. District 304 has been fortunate to maintain many Engaged Youth & Community programs throughout COVID and are gaining momentum as we work towards our new normal.
Jul 21, 2022
We intend to honor the high-quality standard that Steve and Brenda have made synonymous with Thompson’s Greenhouse. We intend to grow the roots of this business deeper into the community to provide goods and services everyone can enjoy for years to come… if we’re lucky, maybe another 40?
Jul 21, 2022
Katie Quinn - Planning/Building Permit Technician

I was born and raised in Everson Washington where I attended kindergarten through my senior year at the Nooksack Valley School District. I have lived in several different cities in Whatcom County but I now call Bellingham home.
Jul 20, 2022
One of the most important things seniors can do to remain happy and healthy long-term is to engage with others on a regular basis. Senior Centers provide an opportunity for seniors to be active, enjoy various social activities, and to improve their overall quality of life.
Jul 20, 2022
Kelly Kohnken, MBA Finance Director

I grew up in Sedro-Woolley and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School. After High School I attended Western Washington University where I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Masters in Business Administration (MBA).
Jul 19, 2022


Wednesday July 20th, 2022, 7:00AM to 4:30PM


  • Reed Street, From SR20 to State Street
  • Warner Street, from 10th Street to 11th Street
  • 11th Street, from State Street to Talcott Street
  • Haines Street, from Ferry Street to North Dead End
Jul 19, 2022
My Team and I are very thankful for the opportunity and support we receive in Sedro-Woolley, we appreciate hearing from those who come and express how happy they are to see the bowling alley restored, also those who share their memories so we are able to learn more about bowling and the community.
Jul 19, 2022
I was born and raised in Skagit County, growing up in Bow with a small loving family. I knew early in my childhood days that I wanted to be a police officer. As a kid, I would make siren noises from the back seat while my parents were driving, many times making them look for police cars in the area.
Jul 19, 2022
If you’ve visited PeaceHealth United General Medical Center in recent months, you may have wondered about the big coach parked out front—the one with the gorgeous image of the North Cascades’ Diablo Lake.
Jul 18, 2022
As part of recent changes at the Cancer Center, PeaceHealth United General welcomed Lisa Hazard, MD, a radiology oncologist, and Scott LeTellier, MD, a medical oncologist, to provide a full range of oncology care to Skagit County residents.
Jul 18, 2022
Effective July 16, 2022, a new suicide and crisis lifeline number, 988, will route people via call, text, or chat to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and serve as a universal entry point so that, no matter where you live, you can easily reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.
Jul 11, 2022
Job skills training has always been something we’ve done as an organization with our volunteers, but before 2021 was never a formal program. Helping Hands has always supported volunteers looking to grow their skills, build resumes, and better their future.
Jul 10, 2022

Art Vendors
Kids Games
Hula Hoops
Charity Raffle
Jul 09, 2022
This event will give people who worked, lived at, or have connections to Northern State Hospital an opportunity to share oral memories, photographs, and other historical materials. Many residents of the town worked at NSH from the time it opened in 1911 until its closure in 1973.
Jul 08, 2022
The Sedro-Woolley Museum and Gift Shop welcomes visitors Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from noon to 3:00 pm. Admission is by donation: suggested $3.00 adults; $2.50 children and seniors. We offer new and refurbished exhibits to enjoy and new merchandise and books in the Gift Shop.
Jul 08, 2022
What a comeback! We had a successful Woodfest, Blast from the Past and the Loggerodeo made a comeback this year as well. Thank you to everyone who attended, sponsored, or volunteered, these events don’t just magically appear they require hard work and amazing sponsors.
Jul 01, 2022
Beginning Wednesday, July 6th to Friday July 8th, 2022, the Contractors working on the Gateway Village apartments on Hodgin Road and Stendal Street will need to close the roadways to accommodate the installation of large building features along the road frontages.
Jun 30, 2022
Sedro-Woolley's annual Loggerodeo is coming soon. Events are scheduled from June 30th through July 4th, so there is plenty of opportunity for fun for everyone!
Jun 24, 2022
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Skagit Valley Family YMCA's new Sedro-Woolley Rec Center was held on June 22nd. Don't forget the open house, to be held there on Saturday, June 25th, from 10:30am to 1:30pm, at 802 Ball Street.
Jun 24, 2022
Monday, June 27th thru Friday, July 1st, 2022

Weather Permitting - Sedro-Woolley Public Works and its contractor, Central Paving LLC of Ellensburg, WA will be performing asphalt crack sealing on various city streets.
Jun 22, 2022
Skagit Transit is pleased to announce a new Youth Ride Free Program that starts June 20, 2022. It offers free bus rides to all youth ages 18 and under on an ongoing basis throughout Skagit County.
Jun 22, 2022
In partnership with the Sedro-Woolley High School, the Sedro-Woolley Library will host Pizza & Pages book club every Thursday from 11:30 to noon from June 23 to August 25, 2022.
Jun 22, 2022
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Sedro-Woolley YMCA Recreation Center has been set for June 22, 2022, followed by an open house on June 25, 2022!
Jun 17, 2022



Weather Permitting, Tuesday June 21st from 7am to 7pm & Wednesday June 22nd from 7am to 7pm


Cook Rd at the intersection of Cook Rd and Spring Ln.  North Township St at the intersection N. Township St and Evans Drive. 

Jun 16, 2022

June 15, 2022

This notice is in regards to temporary traffic impacts for the above project for intersection improvement at SR20 and SR9 beginning on June 20th.
Jun 13, 2022
A dedication for a memorial bench for Kyle Knowles was held at the skate park on Saturday June 11th. The bench was donated by Kyles family and friends and is a great addition to the park.
Jun 03, 2022
Friday, June 3rd to Sunday, June 5th, 2022

The theme for this year will be "Vintage 1972".
Jun 01, 2022
The Sedro-Woolley City Rollers have finished in first place for their pool, in the "Bike Everywhere Challenge" competition, sponsored by the Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes.
May 31, 2022
Weather permitting, Puget Street between State Route 20 and Northern Avenue will be closed to through traffic Tuesday May 31st through Friday June 3rd between 7am and 4:30pm while the city performs roadway patch work.
May 27, 2022
Unfortunately, the public restrooms at the Sedro-Woolley Skateboard Park will be closed indefinitely due to significant vandalism.

Nathan Salseina
Public Works Operations Division Supervisor
May 25, 2022
In recognition of her dedication to traffic safety, community stewardship and leadership, Josephine Houtby, a sixth-grade student at Central Elementary School, was recently chosen for induction into the 2022 AAA School Safety Patrol Hall of Fame.
May 23, 2022
The Sedro-Woolley City Rollers biking team made it into the May 20th issue of the Skagit Valley Herald!

Article by Vince Richardson and photos by Oliver Hamlin
May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022 is National Armed Forces Day. This day is to honor and uplift those who serve in all branches of the military.
May 20, 2022
May 20th is Bike to Work/Bike Everywhere Day. Switch up your regular boring commute with bikes!

May 13, 2022
Come join us for the 2022 Sedro-Woolley City Works Day!

This free, popular, annual event is designed to educate the community about the City of Sedro-Woolley and its many programs and services.

Friday, May 13th from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Memorial Park, next to the Community Center (703 Pacific St.)
May 11, 2022
The Sedro-Woolley City Rollers biking team is leading the pack for our friendly "Bike Everywhere Challenge" competition with other cities in NW Washington.
May 09, 2022
We have created a new interactive City Facilities Map on our website, to make it easier for you to visually find City resources using the Google Maps platform.
May 05, 2022
The Evergreen Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration met on May 4th to present the 2022 Public Service Awards. Sedro-Woolley City Administrator, Charlie Bush received the Call to Service Award for his many years of service to the public.
May 01, 2022
When living with a mental health condition or facing a mental health concern, it’s common to feel like no one understands what you’re going through. But many people overcome the mental health challenges they face. You aren’t alone – help is out there, and recovery is possible.
May 01, 2022
Public Service Recognition Week is celebrated the first week of May since 1985 (beginning on the first Sunday of the month) to honor the people who serve our nation as federal, state, county, local and tribal government employees.
Apr 25, 2022

Let's get rolling!

We've created an account with Love to Ride for 2022.  This will allow anyone who cycles, or wants to start, to track miles together all year long and compete against some other organizations, including other Washington cities.

Apr 22, 2022
In 2020 the City Council adopted a biennial budget, which was implemented in 2021. We are currently in the second half of our first biennial budget and soon will have many discussions regarding the 2023-2024 biennial budget.
Apr 21, 2022
The Spring 2022 issue of City Scene magazine is out and available at This will be the last issue of Sedro-Woolley City Scene magazine, but don’t despair! We will continue to offer the same wonderful stories and articles through the city’s social media platforms.
Mar 30, 2022
Are you interested in working with us? We’ll have a virtual booth at the NW Regional Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30. As a virtual event, you can attend from anywhere using your smartphone, computer, or tablet. All you have to do is register. And it’s FREE, so come visit with us!
Mar 17, 2022
Sedro-Woolley Public Works crew lifting the rail car back into place at the Fire Department’s Training Facility, following our flood damages.
Mar 16, 2022
Buy Flood Insurance Now

Flooding can happen anywhere, often to the surprise of residents who thought they were covered for disaster.
Mar 16, 2022
Many Washington residents may believe they don't need to buy flood insurance because they don't live in a high-risk flood zone.
Mar 16, 2022
Construction is well underway for the new Sedro-Woolley Wastewater Treatment Plant Lab/Operations Building and the Public Works Building.
Mar 16, 2022
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County is hosting their Rise N' Shine Annual Breakfast. This virtual event is their kick-off for the year, recognizing the incredible community support that enables their work. The Breakfast is their opportunity to thank partners and share goals for 2022.
Mar 15, 2022
The SBA filing deadline for the disasters from Nov. 5 to Dec. 2, 2021 was March 7 for physical damage and is Oct. 5 for Economic Injury Disaster Loans. However, applicants may still apply through the SBA website until April 21 by providing justification for missing the March 7 deadline.
Mar 15, 2022
LACEY, Wash – The March 7 deadline to apply for FEMA disaster assistance has passed, but help is still available for survivors of the declared disaster of Nov. 5 – Dec. 2 as FEMA continues working with the Emergency Management Division of the Washington Military Department.
Mar 10, 2022
Residents in Clallam, Skagit and Whatcom counties, the Lummi Nation, Nooksack Indian Tribe, Quileute Tribe and all tribes in the designated areas who received initial rental assistance from FEMA may be eligible for continued temporary rental assistance.
Mar 09, 2022
The deadlines for applying for FEMA assistance for homeowners and renters passed March 7. And the last two DRCs have closed, but FEMA and SBA remain in Washington to help people recover from the declared disaster of Nov. 5 – Dec 2. and will stay as long as needed. In the meantime, stay in touch.
Mar 09, 2022
When: Thursday, March 10th, 8:00AM to 3:00PM
Where: W Jones Rd between Garden of Eden Rd and F&S Grade Rd

West Jones Rd will be limited to one lane while city contract crews work to remove a large cottonwood tree that is causing damage to the roadway surface.  This may cause short traffic delays.
Mar 09, 2022
The Sedro-Woolley Bark Park flood repairs are officially complete as of today. We thank the public for their patience.
Mar 02, 2022
Washington residents who have uninsured losses resulting from the Nov. 5 - Dec. 2, 2021, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides have until March 7 to apply for FEMA disaster assistance. Don’t wait; there is no cost to apply.

FEMA Awards Won’t Affect Other Benefits.
Mar 01, 2022
Beginning today, Skagit 911 is pleased to announce it can now accept Text-to-911 messages in an emergency.

It is still preferred that individuals with emergencies call 911. Text-to-911 is primarily intended for use by the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or those with speech difficulties.
Feb 24, 2022
LACEY, Wash. – Washington residents who have uninsured losses resulting from the Nov. 5 - Dec. 2, 2021, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides have until March 7, 2022 to apply for FEMA disaster assistance.
Feb 18, 2022
As eligible disaster survivors start to receive funds for rental assistance, home repairs, or other categories of assistance, FEMA urges you to spend those awards wisely. You may spend your FEMA award in ways that help you make your home safe, sanitary, and fit to live in.
Feb 18, 2022
Do you want to work on a team inspired to create higher performing government? Do you desire to leave a positive legacy through public service? Do you want to live in one of the most beautiful areas of Washington, in a growing city with a small town feel? Join our team at the City of Sedro-Woolley!
Feb 16, 2022
To help folks better understand our local data and to highlight key indicators that best represent our current risk status, we are changing the way that we provide our data updates each week. Here are our key indicators to track Skagit County’s current level of risk.
Feb 16, 2022
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been activated to help
workers impacted by the floods in specific counties and tribal lands from Nov. 5 to Dec.
2, 2021.
Feb 16, 2022
Feb 03, 2022
LACEY, Wash. – A Disaster Recovery Center, jointly operated by FEMA and the Washington State Military Department’s Emergency Management Division, will open in Hamilton (Skagit County) Friday, Feb. 4, to help survivors of the November/December 2021 severe storms, wind, flooding and mudslides.
Jan 31, 2022
SBA offers low interest, long term loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners and renters who need help to recover from the storms.
Jan 19, 2022
Beginning today, FEMA and the Washington State Military Department of Emergency Management Division will open a Disaster Recovery Center at the old Sedro-Woolley Library (802 Ball Street, Sedro-Woolley, Washington 98284).
Jan 13, 2022
Dear Sedro-Woolley Residents:  During the recent snow events, the public works department spread approximately 150 tons of salt treated sand on city streets to help melt the packed snow and ice and help traffic with traction.

We now have the task of sweeping up the sand that was laid down...
Jan 11, 2022
The Winter 2022 Edition of Sedro-Woolley CityScene Magazine is now available online.
Jan 07, 2022

  • Wear face covering so it comes all the way up close to the bridge of your nose.
  • Make sure it covers all the way down your chin.
  • Do your best to tighten the loops or ties so it’s snug around our face, without gaps.
Jan 06, 2022
Governor Inslee released a statement today regarding the Biden Administration’s approval for a Major Disaster Declaration and individual federal assistance to help those impacted by November’s historic floods.
Jan 03, 2022
Due to the weather the past week, we are running extra residential recycling for the week of January 4th thru the 7th 2022. We will use this week to catch up. Then we will be back on normal recycling routes and schedule January 11-14, 2022.
Dec 29, 2021
The City is receiving calls regarding City snow and ice response. The recent heavy snowfall, with accumulation in many areas up to 12 inches, combined with low temperatures have called for extraordinary efforts by our Public Works Operations staff.
Dec 29, 2021
Given the weather situation, we will close our offices early again today, at 3:45, so that everyone can get home safely before dark.

Given all the snow, ice and a bit of slush out there, and the expected poor driving conditions, the Mayor has made the decision to close our offices tomorrow as well.
Dec 28, 2021
City offices will be closing at 3:45 PM today due to inclement weather.
Dec 28, 2021
Our garbage trucks are out running today and this week, but we have very limited abilities because of the weather conditions. Thank you for your patience.

Leo Jacobs
Solid Waste Supervisor
City of Sedro-Woolley
Dec 27, 2021

Given the inclement weather, we are going to close our offices early today at 3:30 PM so everyone has the opportunity to get home prior to sunset.

Dec 20, 2021
The Say Yes! COVID Test At-Home Testing Challenge provides households with access to free, rapid COVID-19 test kits that they can self-administer and is now available in Skagit County. This encourages residents to use the tests to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep the community healthy.
Dec 20, 2021
City crews have completed cleanup and repairs to many areas and some are now open to the public.

We thank you for your patience and understanding while city staff works through the process to make the necessary repairs and restore the rest of the park to safe and usable condition.
Dec 17, 2021
City offices will be closed beginning at noon on December 22nd and all day on December 23rd and 24th for the Christmas holiday. Offices will also be closed all day on December 31st for the New Year's Day holiday.
Dec 13, 2021
Gathering feedback from community stakeholders will be an essential part of developing a HOME-ARP Allocation Plan. To support this process, Skagit County will be hosting information sessions about the program in December 2021 and January 2022.
Dec 08, 2021
Although Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and other celebrations are sure to look a little different again this year, things aren’t looking nearly as ominous as they were in 2020! On Friday, October 15th, the CDC updated its guidance for safe Holiday Celebrations.
Dec 01, 2021
The City of Sedro-Woolley is seeking an Accounting Intern. The successful candidate shall be pursuing a career in the accounting field via high school classes, technical schooling or college courses. Recent graduates of accounting programs are also encouraged to apply.
Nov 19, 2021
“Our staff and community deserve tremendous credit for this positive outcome,” said Mayor Julia Johnson.  “We never know what misfortune we may experience, but we can always count on the spirit of our community and the dedication of our staff to carry us through the day,”
Nov 19, 2021


Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021, 9:00AM to 11:00AM

Metcalf Street, from Ferry Street to State Street
Woodworth Street, from Post Office Alley to Murdock Street.   

Nov 19, 2021

UPDATE:  November 19, 2021, 11:00AM

SEDRO-WOOLLEY - W. State Street Pump Station 

Residents may return to their normal water usage.

Temporary repairs have been completed.

Nov 18, 2021
Recording damages—Individual assistance. Given widespread flooding throughout the state, and Governor Inslee’s disaster declaration, it’s possible that federal disaster assistance could be made available through FEMA.
Nov 18, 2021
Riverfront Park, including the Sedro-Woolley Bark park will be closed to the public indefinitely while city crews assess damage from the recent flooding events.
Nov 16, 2021
The City of Sedro-Woolley is offering free drop-off of storm related yard waste for our rate payers (a city utility bill will be requested as verification). This is to help with the storm debris cleanup effort throughout the City.
Nov 12, 2021
Flooding is in the forecast for the Skagit River.

The City of Sedro-Woolley will have sandbags and sand available.
Bring your shovel.

Location:  315 Sterling Street, Sedro-Woolley, WA
Nov 09, 2021
The speed limit is changing in Sedro-Woolley.

Who: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has notified the City of this change.
When:  Friday, November 12, 2021
Where: West side of our city limits on State Route 20 starting at mile post 63.73
Nov 05, 2021
There will be a meeting of the Sedro-Woolley Lodging Tax Advisory Committee on November 16th from 3pm to 4pm via Zoom.
Oct 28, 2021
REMINDER: Requests for funding applications are due Monday, November 1st at 4pm for non-profit agencies engaged in the promotion and enhancement of tourism in the City of Sedro-Woolley during the 2022 calendar year.
Oct 26, 2021
A big thank you to John Worline & Tamara Blunt for their dedication for 30 years!

CAPTION: Mayor Johnson presents Tamara Blunt with 30-Year Dedication Award
Oct 20, 2021
Access to the City of Sedro-Woolley's website was disrupted for much of Tuesday, October 19th, due to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack on the Revize platform that hosts our site. Full Service has been restored as of noon on October 20th.
Oct 19, 2021
This newsletter includes topics such as Community & Professional Education, Healthy Eating, Engaged Youth & Communities, Thriving Children & Families and Active Living.
Oct 18, 2021
Do you have a storm drain near your home? Maintaining them is important, as they are part of our overall drainage system that helps get extra water off the road as quickly as possible. When autumn in the Pacific Northwest begins, that means rain will be more prevalent, and storm drains get clogged.
Oct 15, 2021
Could you go a week or a day without driving? Take the new October 22 – 29 Week Without Driving Challenge or try it for a day. Approximately a quarter of all Washingtonians cannot drive due to ability, age, or other reasons such as lack of a license or no access to a vehicle.
Oct 11, 2021
The League of Women Voters of Skagit County will be presenting a Candidates' Forum for Voter Education. This forum will be held virtually via Zoom from 6pm to 8pm on Monday, October 11, 2021.
Sep 30, 2021

Temporary Closure of Jameson Street for Emergency Tree Removal

When:  Today, September 30, 2021, 9AM – 11AM

Where:  Jameson Street, Sedro-Woolley High School (Near the Tennis Courts)

We appreciate your patience during this process.