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What neighborhood do you live in?

Si View – North Bend

How long have you lived in that neighborhood?

20+ years, but I have lived in the Valley for over 25 years!

What is something most people don't know about you?

I love working in my community and for my community!  Okay, I guess that’s not really a secret!

Why do you think it's important for people to shop local?

Shopping local creates jobs, builds community, and reduces environmental impact too! 

Where are your favorite places to go in the neighborhood/Valley?

The list is long, but my tops are:  The Snoqualmie Valley Trail, Rattlesnake Lake/Ridge, Three Forks Dog Park, Mt Si Trail, Snoqualmie Point Park, anywhere along any of the downtown areas in the Valley

What are your favorite things to do in the neighborhood/Valley?

Hike, Bike, Swim, Kayak, Attend any of the Many Festivals and Events within the Valley throughout the Year!

What are your favorite restaurants in the Valley?

Rio Bravo, the Restaurant at Mt Si Golf Course, Caadxi Oaxaca

Anything exciting going on that customers should know about? 

The Empower Youth Network is growing, which means more programs and opportunities to connect!  Check our website often for resources and upcoming events!

KARLA RUSSELL | Program Manager

(425) 333-6614



The Empower Youth Network (EYN) is a nonprofit organization that provides evidence-based health promoting and preventative programs and resources for youth and families across the Snoqualmie Valley.

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    • Pathways to Employment Success

    • Youth Leadership

    • Youth Substance Abuse Prevention

    • Youth Success Mentoring

    • Youth Suicide Prevention

    • Timely Response to Adverse Community Events (TRACE)

    • Weekend Power Packs

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    • Community Resilience Program

    • Healthy Community Coalition

    • It Starts with You: Engage, Listen, Connect

    • Sno Valley Volunteer Match

    • Parenting Resources

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