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Flood risk open house: Public review of preliminary FEMA flood risk maps

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued preliminary maps showing revisions to the 100-year floodplain, which has a 1 percent chance of flooding in any year. These maps show flood risk areas along portions of the North Fork, South Fork and mainstem of the Skykomish River, Snoqualmie River, Sultan River, May Creek, Snohomish River and Pilchuck River. These maps (officially referred to as the Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps, or DFIRMs) will help local residents and community officials identify flood risks, and when adopted, will be used for flood insurance, land use and development decisions.

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Legacy Washington’s contest ends Nov. 30

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Washington students in grade 6-12 have until the end of November to take part in a contest sponsored by the Legacy Washington program.

Legacy Washington’s contest asks students to share who they are and who they hope to become.

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State Parks winter schedule

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission today announced its 2016-2017 winter schedule, with more than 90 parks remaining open seven days a week for camping and day-use activities.

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