This Week Is Safe Paddle Week

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.

Are You Ready For Wildfire Smoke?

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.

Lynnwood Light Rail Project Reaching Halfway Mark

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.

Superhero Insect Exposed

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.

Mountain Loop Highway Reopens

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.

PUD Crews Working For You This Summer

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.