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Aug 21, 2019

Date:  Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Time:  9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Place: Helping Hands Food Bank
            9386 Fruitdale Rd.
            Sedro Woolley, WA 98284

Aug 13, 2019
The County will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 325 Metcalf Street, Sedro-Woolley, from 5:30-6:30 pm. This meeting is for the purpose of sharing information on project operations, responding to questions, and gathering community input.
Aug 11, 2019
Riverfront Park
Sedro-Woolley, Washington

2019 Summer Concerts
July 21 and 28
August 4 and 11

Food Vendors, Beer Garden, Hula Hoops, Face Painting, Disney Characters, Weekly Raffle Prizes
Jul 17, 2019
Come and meet candidates for contested offices in Sedro-Woolley! Candidates for the city council (ward 1 and ward 5) have been invited to attend and answer your questions. This is a non-partisan, neutral forum for voter education.
Jul 12, 2019
The City of Sedro-Woolley seeks Pro and Con Committee Members for Levy Lid Lift Election to fund the Police Department

The City of Sedro-Woolley is seeking residents to represent the pro and con committees concerning Proposition - 1, to provide for continuous police services.
Jul 10, 2019

Notice is hereby given under authority of Sedro-Woolley Ordinance 1929-19 that oversized vehicles, defined as fully loaded trucks over twenty-six thousand pounds Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) are prohibited on the following city streets:

Jun 28, 2019
Events scheduled June 28th through July 4th!
Jun 07, 2019
June 7, 8 and 9

This year’s Blast will be celebrating 1969 in all its glorious grooviness! This year there will be a vintage market on Woodworth Street and Local 20 Taproom will be running the beer garden.
Jun 05, 2019
You're Invited to the Groundbreaking for the new Central Skagit Sedro-Woolley Library!

June 5, 2019 at 2:00pm
110 West State Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA  98284
May 09, 2019
Skagit County has completed the “Rhodes Road, #62300 Operational Analysis” that follows up on the recent resident survey regarding traffic and operation on Rhodes Road.
May 04, 2019
Children 14 years and under First Saturday in May (May 4) at Northern State Pond. Gates open at 7:00am • Fishing starts at 8:00am. Bring your own gear and bait • There will be prizes!
Apr 30, 2019



Free event designed to educate our youth about the City of Sedro-Woolley and its many programs and services.

Apr 29, 2019
Mayor Johnson chose to veto Ordinance 1924-19 as passed by City Council at their April 24, 2019 meeting. This ordinance would have established increased monthly salaries for City Councilmembers from the current $500 to $900.  This item will be reconsidered at the May 8, 2019 Council Meeting.
Apr 27, 2019

This year we are excited to continue our new theme, Timber to Tech, featuring student technology exhibits, woodworking displays and additional events at multiple locations in Sedro-Woolley. All with free admission! For more information visit
Apr 27, 2019
April 27 12-5pm in downtown Sedro-Woolley

LADIES & GENTLEMAN, BOYS & GIRLS... Step right up to see the GREATEST SIDESHOW! You’ll be shocked & amazed at the shops, the food and the fun you’ll have when you come downtown!
Apr 23, 2019
Come meet with the Mayor, April 23rd from 1pm to 2pm at the Sedro-Woolley Senior Center. The Mayor will answer questions, and engage in discussion and share updates on what’s happening in our City.


Apr 04, 2019
Skagit County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training begins in Sedro-Woolley on April 4, 2019.
Mar 30, 2019
American Legion Post 43
Sedro-Woolley, WA
National Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day
At the Post on March 30th, 2019
Mar 15, 2019
City Hall is open from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday. The Police and FIre Departments are open 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday and 24/7 by calling 911.
Feb 28, 2019
Skagit County is seeking comments from users of and residents on Rhodes Road between SR20 and SR9 in the Sedro-Woolley vicinity.

This survey is now closed.
Jan 19, 2019
Groundbreaking Ceremony!

Skagit Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the first Habitat Homes in the Batey Neighborhood. They invite you to join them as they break ground and welcome the next Future Homeowners to Batey Street on January 19, 2018.
Nov 15, 2018
In an effort to encourage citizens to increase their understanding and awareness of care at the end of life, Mayor Johnson has officially declared November 2018 as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month.
Oct 05, 2018
The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Mobile Community Service Office is coming to Concrete on Friday October 5th, 2018.
Sep 30, 2018
Each year in the United States more than 15,000 children from birth to 19 years old were diagnosed with cancer, equal to about 42 childhood cancer diagnoses each day.
Sep 30, 2018
Sedro-Woolley Mayor Julia Johnson has officially proclaimed September 24th through September 30th, 2018 as Diaper Need Awareness Week.
Sep 24, 2018
NOTICE OF PROJECT SCHEDULE:  2018 State Street Pavement and Utility Improvements Project

September 24, 2018

The City of Sedro-Woolley is moving forward with this project to overlay portions of W State and State Streets.

Sep 01, 2018
The City recently devoted an entire issue of its quarterly City Scene magazine to the opioid epidemic, including personal stories of addiction and tragedy, articles from a variety of governmental organizations sharing different perspectives on the opioid crisis, and a treatment resource guide.
Sep 01, 2018
What’s the Problem?
Commingled – or single-stream recycling – has been in place for many years and is growing in use. While this practice increases convenience for both the resident and the collector, and leads to increased recycling, it also has problems.
Aug 20, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018 – Thursday, August 23, 2018

Weather Permitting - Sedro-Woolley Public Works Department will be installing a new asphalt pavement overlay on various city streets.

Streets “on the day of paving” will be completely closed to all traffic.
Aug 19, 2018
Free to the public!

  • July 29:  Jazz-infused Rock and Blues with The Fat Fridays
  • August 5:  Traditional Bluegrass with Prozac Mountain Boys
  • August 12:  Country with Highway 9 Band
  • August 19:  Old Time Americana with The Ryders Band
Riverfront Park
Sedro-Woolley, Washington

Aug 13, 2018
United General District 304, in partnership with the City of Sedro-Woolley, presents QUESTION, PERSUADE, REFER (QPR), a free suicide prevention training open to all on Monday, August 13th from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the Sedro-Woolley Community Center (703 Pacific Street).
Jul 28, 2018
There will be a Ribbon Cutting - Grand Opening ceremony held by Helping Hands Food Bank for their brand new facility at 9386 Fruitdale Road in Sedro-Woolley.  The ceremony will be from 5pm - 6pm on Saturday, July 28th.

Come help us celebrate and see the new facility!
Jun 29, 2018
Governor Jay Inslee handed over the keys in a ceremony marking the transfer of ownership of the former Northern State Hospital property to the Port of Skagit.  The Port of Skagit, Skagit County and the City of Sedro-Woolley have partnered to redevelop the property now known as the SWIFT Center.
Jun 29, 2018
This year's Loggerodeo™ celebration will host events from June 29th through July 4th.

See the Official Loggerodeo™ event schedule for details.
Jun 26, 2018
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recognized the Sedro-Woolley Housing Authority (SWHA) as a high performing housing authority for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2017.
Jun 19, 2018
Traffic Revision at Jameson and Fourth: 4-Way Stop!

Starting today, the intersection of Jameson Street and Fourth Street is a 4-way stop.

Jun 13, 2018
The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Mobile
Community Service Office is coming to Sedro-Woolley on Wednesday, June 13,
Jun 06, 2018
The Skagit County Assessor’s office will be at the Sedro-Woolley Senior Center on May 30th and June 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Jun 01, 2018
Per the Sedro-Woolley Municipal Code, the maintenance and repair of sidewalks within city limits are the responsibility of the adjoining property owner. The city has a program that can assist property owners with replacement of their damaged and unsafe sidewalks.
May 11, 2018
Friday, May 11th
11:00-2:00 p.m.

Memorial Park next to the Library
(703 Pacific St.)
Apr 14, 2018
APRIL 14 & 15
Sat: 9am - 4pm • Sun: 10am - 3pm
1235 Third St • SEDRO-WOOLLEY, WA
  • Wood Working Demonstrations
  • Student Projects on Display
  • Merchant & Vendor Auctions 
  • Raffle Prize
  • Vendors & Presentations
  • Technology Exhibits
Mar 28, 2018
(former Northern State Hospital)
March 28, 2018 | Sedro-Woolley City Hall
5:30 - 6:30pm
Mar 20, 2018
You’re invited to our OPEN HOUSE!

The Washington State Department of Transportation and the City of Sedro-Woolley are hosting an open house regarding their 2018 Transportation and Utility Projects
Mar 01, 2018
What is an Active Threat? What should you do you if you are a citizen caught in the area of an active threat/active shooter? What can you expect from first responders in a situation such as this?

Feb 28, 2018
Welcome Councilwoman Pola Kelley; unanimously appointed on February 28, 2018. Pictured above, the new councilwoman taking her oath of office with Mayor Johnson.
Feb 28, 2018
December 2017 - February 2018

explore | observe | learn | experience
Feb 28, 2018

The mission of the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship is to fuel Washington state’s innovation economy by providing scholarships and a continuum of support services to low– and middle-income undergraduates pursuing high demand STEM and health care degrees. See the flyer for details.

Feb 21, 2018
The Central Skagit Library in partnership with the City of Sedro-Woolley, is now open for business at 802 Ball Street!
Jan 31, 2018
The Council of the City of Sedro-Woolley is accepting letters of interest from individuals interested in serving in the Ward 4 Position on the City Council.
Jan 11, 2018
Council member Julia Johnson was appointed Sedro-Woolley City Mayor by a unanimous vote of the City Council on January 10, 2018.
Jan 04, 2018
EVERETT… Keith Wagoner was sworn in Wednesday as the 39th Legislative District’s new state senator. Wagoner has been mayor of Sedro-Woolley since 2015, after five years on the city council.
Jan 01, 2018


Christmas Schedule:
Monday, the 25th will be picked up normal schedule.

Monday, the 1st, New Year’s Day will be picked up normal schedule.

Dec 18, 2017
The Skagit STEM Network can be a game changer for our students, our economy and our region. Click on the link above to see the December Newsletter.
Dec 15, 2017
The City of Sedro-Woolley was awarded funding by the Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) on November 17th for three transportation projects within the City.
Dec 13, 2017
The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Mobile Community Service Office is coming to Sedro Woolley on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  It will be here from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Helping Hands Food Bank, 601 Cook Road, Sedro-Woolley.

Dec 09, 2017
For details see the Sedro-Woolley Chamber of Commerce website.
Nov 29, 2017
Sedro-Woolley Library and Central Skagit Library are partnering to plan, site, design, and build The New Library.  Before continuing forward, we want to hear from you!  Help us create the best possible future for library services in the community!

Wednesday, November 29, 6pm-8pm
Nov 18, 2017
Do you have thoughts or questions about what's happening in the other Washington?

JOIN U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN SUZAN DELBENE as she hosts a series of small community forums in Skagit County.

The Congresswoman is excited to hear from the people of Washington's 1st Congressional District!
Nov 09, 2017
The Mayor's 2018 Preliminary Budget is now available for review online
Oct 18, 2017
Come and meet candidates for contested offices in Sedro-Woolley!

DATE:  October 18, 2017

TIME:   6:00 PM

LOCATION:  City Council Chambers 325 Metcalf Street, Sedro-Woolley

Forum Audio Recording

Forum Video Recording
Oct 18, 2017
The results are in for our Solid Waste survey regarding curbside recycling and green waste service.  See the news detail for the full tally.
Oct 02, 2017
Effective October 2, 2017 and until further notice, residential yard and land-clearing fires are permitted in unincorporated Skagit County
Sep 30, 2017
A new survey has been created based on your feedback.  You can complete the survey online or with a printed form that can be dropped off at the Sedro-Woolley Public Library or at City Hall.
Sep 21, 2017
Coming to the Lincoln Theatre at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, September 21, A free film screening that can be a game changer for education in Skagit County.  Forever.
Sep 20, 2017


Come share your vision for the future New Library!
Sep 17, 2017
American Legion Post #43 is hosting ther annual breakfast by donation for current or retired Skagit County firefighters, EMS and law enforcement officers.
Sep 15, 2017


Friday, July 21st, 2017 - 1pm to 4pm Anacortes Public Library

Friday, August 18th, 2017 - Noon to 3pm Skagit Valley Co-Op

Friday, September 15th, 2017 - 1pm to 4pm Burlington Public Library

Sep 05, 2017
The City of Sedro-Woolley is now accepting Lodging Tax/Tourism Funding Requests for the 2018 budget year. Applications are due to the City Finance Office no later than 5:00 PM on September 5, 2017. The Tourism Promotion Guidelines and Funding Application are available now.
Aug 22, 2017
The Sedro-Woolley School District will conduct an active shooter drill on Tuesday, August
22, at the Sedro-Woolley High School. The exercise will begin at 5:00 pm and end at 9:00
Aug 15, 2017
The City of Sedro-Woolley, Port of Skagit and Skagit County received the Governor's Smart Communities Award at a special joint meeting on August 10, 2017.  The award recognizes their combined effort to redevelop the former Northern State Hospital property into the SWIFT Center.
Aug 02, 2017
Due to hot weather conditions ahead and low fuel moisture levels, the City of Sedro-Woolley Fire Department joins counties and State of Washington in banning all outdoor burning, including campfires, in Sedro-Woolley.

This full burn ban is effective Aug. 2, until further notice.
Jul 23, 2017

July 23 - C.C. Adams Band

July 30 - Gin Gypsy

August 6 - Miller Campbell

August 13 - Kuinka

Jul 19, 2017
Come and meet candidates for contested offices in Sedro-Woolley!

DATE:  July 19, 2017

TIME:   6:00 PM

LOCATION:  City Council Chambers
325 Metcalf Street, Sedro-Woolley

Forum Audio Recording
Jul 06, 2017

Please join us at the Sedro-Woolley Library, Thursday, July 6th at 6:30 pm for a free talk with Bob Scott from the Island County Astronomical Society

Jun 30, 2017

As part of our 2017 Summer Reading Program the Sedro-Woolley City Library and the Central Skagit Library are welcoming the PACIFIC SCIENCE CENTER's Engineer-It! Traveling Show for Kids at the Sedro-Woolley Community Center this Friday, June 30th at 11:00 am

Jun 02, 2017
Blast from the Past–June in Sedro-Woolley Celebration is generally the first Friday, Saturday & Sunday. It is a three day event highlighting craft and food vendors, an art show, old time contests, a motorcycle show on Saturday and a car show on Sunday.
May 11, 2017
Forty-two Skagit students will each receive $22,500 towards their in-state bachelor's degrees, thanks to Washington State Opportunity Scholarship Program
May 01, 2017
STEMinar Rocks Skagit

"STEMinar: Changing the Game for Girls in STEM" was the topic for a very successful April 24th event sponsored by the Skagit STEM Network and Techbridge, a nonprofit that inspires girls in underserved communities to discover a passion for technology, science, and engineering.

Apr 27, 2017
Northwest Play & Learn Week highlights local playgroups in our region that are meeting a critical need in our communities.
Apr 15, 2017

End of Watch: April 15, 1933

Officer Strom was only 34 years old at the time he was killed leaving behind his wife and young children.  He was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary at a local bank.


Mar 30, 2017
Feb 28, 2017
Mayor Keith Wagoner issued the following statement on the passing of former mayor and longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, William "Bill" Stendal:
Jan 01, 2017

The City of Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, and the Port of Skagit are partnering to position the Northern State Property for redevelopment.

Jan 01, 2017

The Sedro-Woolley Public Library and the recently formed Central Skagit Rural Partial County Library District have begun a conversation about collaboration.