Salmon Creek is going to be about 25 minutes (generally) to the office.
Terrific area, but if you look at a map.. its where the 205 connects to the I-5.. north of vancouver.
Sue. may I make a suggestion? Interview realtors, by phone, ... find one with experience and knowledge, that you want to work with... and commit to ONE agent.
There are things I can do, such as customizing a map of neighborhoods that might be within your 15 minutes, and on the north side of a hill, or somewhat out of the line of the wind.
and find the suitable home or BUILDING site, ... you've been on the Trula site long enough now, to choose a realtor and be serious about working with ONE AGENT.. to meet your goals We have information and tools that are not available on Trulia...