KRKO Radio Brings Back Legendary Mascot

As part of its centennial year celebration, KRKO Radio is bringing back an Everett icon – a legendary crocodile that became locally famous as the station’s mascot in the 1950’s. Long before the Crocodile Café arrived on Seattle’s music scene, Everett was groovin’ to... Read More.

Sno-Isle Libraries

Many of you may be familiar with the Sno-Isle Library system, but some of you may not be.  This is a remarkable experience existing right out your door.  While we all look for activities to occupy our time, one of the best is to... Read More.


FIND A FARMERS MARKETDo you know how many Farmers Markets there are in the North Sound area?  There are seven in Snohomish County, four in Island County and two in Skagit County, not including small produce stands that pop up now and then.It is... Read More.

Monte Cristo Ghost Town

Boston-American Mining Company operations, Monte Cristo, 1919Courtesy Everett Public Library (Nordlund Collection) FEELING GHOSTY?  HIKE TO MONTE CRISTO GHOST TOWN There are many ghost towns in the Pacific Northwest and abandoned mines litter Snohomish County. One right out your door is the old ghost... Read More.

Marysville 2020 Fourth of July

YES, THE FOURTH OF JULY IS STILL ON IN MARYSVILLE!Wondering if you can still watch the fireworks?  Yes, you can and play all day.  KXA Classic Country (101.1 FM and 1520 AM) is proud to be partnering with The City of Marysville who got... Read More.


 ARE YOU FEELING CRABBY?Good.  Go out and crab.  We luckily live in the some of the greatest crabbing waters in the country.  Go North Sound. However, to continue to enjoy this wondrous bounty, we must help protect our species.  Most folks here are enamored... Read More.

Marysville Independence Day Celebration

While most municipalities have canceled Fourth of July Celebrations, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the City of Marysville will indeed hold an Independence Day Festival (although much of it will be virtual). This year to keep everyone healthy and safe,... Read More.


THE BULLDOZERS ARE COMING!The city of Everett has ongoing multiple projects this summer that may impact you. Why always in summer? Because they cannot do them in the rainy Northwest during the winter.There is bridge retrofitting work so you won’t fall into the water.... Read More.

Go Fish! Pop Up Fish Shop this Friday, June 19th

The Pop Up Fish ShopNO CONTACT DRIVE-THRU” SEAFOOD SHOPPING NOW OPEN1930-B Merrill Creek Pkwy, Everett, WA 98203Friday 6/19 11:00 am – 3:00pmThe way we shop for groceries has changed. We don’t just zip to the store when we’re out of one or two things... Read More.