Echo Lake Community is reinforcing neighborhood bonds


Published August 7, 2019

In the far-flung region of Echo Lake and Lost Lake, pockets of neighbors are unifying to become a prepared and resilient group of people.

The effort to make a neighborhood group blossomed last year, but last month’s 4.6 magnitude earthquake served as a big wake-up call, said Janet Macher, who became the group’s de facto president this spring.

Look at the geography. The area is a triangle situated between Monroe, Woodinville and Maltby and lies south of state Route 522. If disaster strikes, the neighborhood has two main roads, and the land that hasn’t been subdivided into neighborhoods has homes spaced out 5 acres or more. Click here for the full article.


Reporter: Joanna Small

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