April 1st and this is No Joke!

April Brings Many Things Besides Showers…the North Sound is buzzing, coming out of winter and into spring. Everyone is busy with projects, “spring cleaning,” yard work, first BBQs, and enjoying being outdoors. Many activities are on tap to help with that and offer help.

Noise? When is it too much?

After a recent question about noise ordinances (quiet time) and complaints, research showed there is no simple answer. It depends, the response no one likes to hear. Counties in general have regulations in place that also cover unincorporated areas. But who is going to... Read More.

Time to Tune Up the Bikes!

The weather is changing – for the better we hope. Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop, a non-profit for 20 years, has collected too much bike stuff, and is having a blow-out Bike Garage Sale, Saturday,... Read More.

Flood Help is Still Available

The March 7 deadline to apply for FEMA disaster assistance has passed, but help is still available for survivors of the declared disaster of Nov. 5 – Dec. 2 as FEMA continues working with the Emergency Management Division of the Washington Military Department. You should... Read More.

Congressional Funding for the North Sound

Recently, new funding was announced as secured by both Rep. Suzan DelBene (District 1), and Rep. Rick Larsen (District 2), that impact our northern counties. It is important to know which district you are in. It is possible to talk to your neighbor across... Read More.

Masks Away!

At midnight Friday, no more masks are required indoors. But there are caveats to this. They will still be required in all health care facilities including long-term care, and also all correctional facilities. No longer are they mandated for schools, but are optional if... Read More.


As we celebrate women worldwide, let us take a moment to celebrate the ones in our lives. Mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, and colleagues along with any other females important in your life. There are many famous women throughout history. Tokyo Rose, Florence Nightingale, Joan of... Read More.