Suffer From Pollen Allergies? Have your allergy symptoms surged lately? Runny nose? Sniffles? Watery eyes? Sneezing? You are not alone. The North Sound's allergy season is in full swing. And now we have a spell of sunny spring weather with warming temperatures that will wake up... Read More.
Reconstruction on a one-mile stretch of the Index-Galena Road in Eastern Snohomish County has finally started. The stretch of road between mile post 6.4 and 6.9 has been a total loss since the floods of November 2006 - almost 15 years ago. Residents, visitors,... Read More.
MORE MUMBERS Remember the days of an operator connecting your phone call, or a designated prefix for your neighborhood’s phone number? Those days are long gone as our area’s population has grown dramatically and technology has advanced. In the 1970s and into the 1980s, fax... Read More.
The arrival of spring also marks the peak of the North Sound’s rainbow season. Rainbows can occur any time of year, but the combination of spring showers and a higher sun angle than winter creates a greater number of rainbows during this season. Rainbows are... Read More.
Let's debunk some myths. Yes, you can and should donate blood, even during COVID-19. Blood donations are down and deperately needed, particularly for those battling Covid-19 in hospitals. Your blood may provide life saving antibodies. Questions have come up about whether blood can be given... Read More.
Nighttime closures of the Boeing Freeway – State Route 526 – are planned for Monday, March 22nd thru Friday March 26th. On Monday the 22nd through Wednesday the 24th, both directions of the Boeing Freeway between Seaway Boulevard and Airport Road will close from 9:00... Read More.
Have you enjoyed these recent days of spring-like sunshine? Neighbors have been working in the yard and getting garden supplies, taking walks or runs, or just getting outside to play. Daffodils are blooming and tulips are poking their heads out of the ground. The... Read More.
We are amending this story below. Based on a press release from the WDFW, we previously reported that yelloweye rockfish would be open this year for the first time since 2018. This is incorrect and their revised and updated press release can be viewed... Read More.
Change Those Batteries Too! After 19 weeks on Pacific Standard Time (PST), this Sunday we return to Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). On Sunday March 14, we ‘spring forward’ an hour at 2:00 am in the morning. Changing the clock does not create extra daylight but instead... Read More.
Suffering quarantine fatigue and want to get out and have fun? You are not alone. It has been more than a year since the pandemic spread across the nation and around the world. With the growing number of people getting vaccinated for the Covid-19... Read More.
Where were you at 10:54 AM on February 28th, 2001? At that moment 20 years ago, there was a whole lotta shaking going on as the Nisqually Earthquake struck Western Washington. The 6.8 magnitude quake was centered about 35 miles deep near Anderson Island... Read More.
With the Covid-19 vaccine being deployed in more and more people’s arms, some people are asking when are we going to get back to ‘normal’? The President’s Chief Medical Advisory, Dr. Anthony Fauci, recently said we have a chance to get back to normal... Read More.