A first for Washington State! Wildlife biologists recently captured and placed a radio collar on the first female grizzly bear so it can track its movements. The bear was captured about ten miles from the Washington-Idaho... Read More.
The combination of the pandemic, opening up the state in the last few months, and the recent dry sunny weather, has resulted in paddle boards, kayaks and other human powered watercraft flying off the shelves. These... Read More.
The question everyone is now asking, will we get smoke from a distant fire? The Sanford-Townsend Band titled song is quite appropriate to ask right now. There are dozens of wildfires surrounding the North Sound – in... Read More.
KRKO has tickets for Blue Oyster Cult playing at The Historic Everett Theater on Saturday July 17th that you can win! Just this morning, one lucky listener won a pair of tickets! Tomorrow morning (Friday), you too could win a pair of tickets. Or,... Read More.
If you drive along Interstate-5 from North Seattle through Lynnwood, you have noticed the Sound Transit extension from Northgate to Lynnwood is showing a great deal of progress. Much of the project rises above ground and recently, the last of the total of 188... Read More.
What's the buzz all about? There is a new superhero bug working to save the world, and this is not just some fantastic Hollywood movie script. This buzz is real! The little known hiding in plain sight... Read More.
A new outdoor tsunami warning siren system was recently installed on the Edmonds waterfront just off Dayton Avenue. The siren system is properly known as an All-Hazards Alert Broadcast or AHAB, and joins the more than... Read More.
Do you enjoy taking the Mountain Loop Highway? Last week, Snohomish County Public Works and the U.S. Forest Service reopened the final 12-mile unpaved section of the highway from Barlow Pass to the Bedal Campground. Since the winter season, crews from both agencies worked to... Read More.
The big news is cooler marine air has arrived, bringing temperatures to more comfortable levels. How do you describe this heat wave? The average high temperatures for late June in the North Sound are in the lower 70s, and these hot temperatures were 30 to... Read More.
Summer has arrived with a blow torch. High temperatures this weekend will likely break a lot of records in the North Sound, some going back a century or more. At this point, Sunday looks... Read More.
The summer season means that not only will road crews be conducting a number of road maintenance and improvement projects, but so will Snohomish County PUD. Summer is when their crews can be making electric system improvements and preventive maintenance projects ahead of the... Read More.