Blood Donations and the Covid-19 Vaccine

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 Boeing Freeway Closures Next Week

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.

Spring To ‘Spring’ Saturday

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.

Nisqually Earthquake – 20 Years Ago

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.

North Sound Covid-19 Vaccine Update and 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.

More Snow This Weekend – Warmup Next Week

Southern parts of the North Sound, primarily in Snohomish County, got a tease of light snow Thursday and Thursday night as flurries fell in the afternoon and evening. Other parts of the North Sound got little if any of the snow flurries. A more significant... Read More.

January 31st – The Coldest Day Ever

  January 31st, 1950, was a day of historic cold. Many of the region’s coldest days on record occurred on this date in 1950. The winter of late 1949 and 1950 was the longest stretch of cold weather in the 20th century. An arctic blast plunged... Read More.