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Jan 23, 2020
The City phone system may experience intermittent outages between 3:30 PM and 5:30 PM on Thursday, January 23rd, due to emergency maintenance.
Jan 17, 2020
Subject: Garbage and Recycling Routes


Fridays Commercial is normal today.
Fridays Residential is normal today.

What to expect:

Thursdays route went well, we got everything on the flat land. But no hills. Then the drivers went back over Wednesdays route as much as they could before dark.

Jan 16, 2020
We are running this morning, it is a little slick but better than yesterday.

We will make every attempt to pick people up, but if there is a safety issue with a pick up, we will not pick it up and side with caution.
Jan 15, 2020
The Public Works Operations crew, assisted by Solid Waste and Wastewater Collections, have made one complete round of road plowing. They are working on loading and removing snow from windrows in the downtown area. City Hall has been plowed out.
Jan 14, 2020
The Skagit County Department of Emergency Management (DEM), in cooperation with each of the jurisdictions in the county, is updating the Skagit County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan (NHMP) and invites the public to comment.
Jan 14, 2020
NOW HIRING: Full-Time Emergency Dispatcher/Call-Taker – Entry Level

Salary: $23.00 per hour – Trainee Rate

Location: Mount Vernon, WA

Skagit 911 is looking for energetic and motivated individuals seeking a career in public safety!

Jan 14, 2020
Community Action of Skagit County will feature Ryan Dowd at their March 25, 2020 ”Have a Heart for Community” event at the Swinomish Casino and Lodge.
Jan 14, 2020
Helping Hands Solution Center is focused on supporting healthy options for its participants. To kick off the new year, we are looking for health and fitness partners to help share this message with our community and raise funds for Helping Hands!
Jan 14, 2020
The Sedro-Woolley Planning Commission is working on possible code amendments to allow accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in residential zoning districts.
Jan 12, 2020
Join Congressman Rick Larsen for Community Coffee at the Sedro-Woolley Senior Center on Sunday, January 12, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Wear your Seahawks gear to show your support for the team, and bring your questions about the coming year in Congress.
Jan 01, 2020

Christmas and New Year's Day Schedule:

  • Wednesday, December 25th will be picked up Thursday, December 26th
  • Wednesday, January 1st, New Year’s Day will be picked up normal schedule

Yard Waste Site will be closing on December 14, 2019 and will reopen on March 7, 2020
Dec 31, 2019
The City of Sedro-Woolley has agreed to host a seismic sensor for the "ShakeAlert" program being implemented by the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. This system will immediately warn the public when a damaging earthquake starts to occur.
Dec 15, 2019
Sedro-Woolley RISE is a partnership that inspires and strengthens positive change to build a healthy community. We are seeking your help to assist us in capturing adult attitudes about alcohol and drug use among our youth.

Take the RISE Survey
Nov 22, 2019

TIB posted their 2020 grant awards recently and Sedro-Woolley was awarded the two projects submitted this year:

  • Jameson Overlay Project: total project $509,709 with $458,738 in grant funding from TIB
  • SR 20 Lane Widening Project: total project $1,290,000 with $495,000 in grant funding from TIB
Nov 13, 2019
Proclamation of the City of Sedro-Woolley, declaring Sedro-Woolley a City of Inclusion

WHEREAS, the people of the City of Sedro-Woolley value the diversity of the community; and

WHEREAS, equality, inclusion, and safety for all persons are core values of the City of Sedro-Woolley; and
Oct 26, 2019
Make a Difference Day
October 26th at Riverfront Park
10am - 1 pm

In partnership with Sedro-Woolley Parks Department, we will build a walking trail, install
interpretive signs, and plant native plants in a newly restored section of Riverfront Park.
Oct 16, 2019
Come and meet candidates for contested offices in Sedro-Woolley! Candidates for mayor, city council, school board and hospital commissioner have been invited to attend and answer your questions. This is a non-partisan, neutral forum for voter education.
Sep 30, 2019
Sep 30, 2019
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.