Project PRIDE, managed by St. Vincent de Paul, provides one-time grants to families and individuals who need help paying their power bills. Snohomish County PUD has stepped up to the plate by planning to build a new solar project adjacent to Walter E. Hall... Read More.
The crack of the bat. The crowd voicing excitement. Baseball season has arrived. The Everett Aquasox season opened at home this past weekend with two wins and a weather suspended game against the Eugene Emeralds. The Seattle Mariners opened their season on the road... Read More.
There may be some water supply and wildfire issues that unfold in summer and fall. This was a second La Nina winter season in a row. La Nina winters usually result in a healthy mountain snowpack and the winter of 2020-21 did just that,... Read More.
This week, a spectacular celestial event occurs. Three planets – Venus, Mars and Saturn – will all align in the eastern sky. Just prior to sunrise, you can see these three planets lined up from basically left to right, and be low on the... Read More.
Spring is here and it is that time of year again. If you have studded tires on your vehicle, March 31st is the deadline to have them removed. Tire shops often get busy with long lines and wait times in the days leading up to... Read More.
Achoo!! Sniffle! Runny nose, and red itchy eyes. Allergy sufferers already know it – allergy season is here. Trees have begun to awaken from their winter slumber. Leaves and blossoms – oh, those blossoms are sprouting,... Read More.
It was a Saturday morning. The sun was peeking through the clouds, offering a pleasant early spring day. The North Fork of the Stillaguamish River was receding in the wake of three days of dry weather following a wet winter. Then just past 10:30 AM... Read More.
Say goodbye to winter! Spring begins this weekend on Sunday, March 20th, officially at 8:33 AM Pacific Time. Given the earth’s tilt as it rotates around the sun annually, that moment on Sunday morning will be when the sun’s direct rays cross the equator... Read More.
Gas prices are soaring thanks to the rising cost of a barrel of oil on the world market, primarily as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the economic sanctions many countries have levied against Russia. In the North Sound, fuel prices... Read More.
Change Those Batteries Too! This Sunday after 19 weeks on Pacific Standard Time (PST), we return to Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). On Sunday March 13, we ‘spring forward’ an hour at 2 AM early that morning. Changing the clock does not create extra daylight but instead... Read More.
Excitement about snow returning to the Cascades has created a problem along US 2 over Stevens Pass. In recent weekends, snow enthusiasts eager to get out of the house and enjoy the slopes have overwhelmed existing parking facilities at Stevens Pass with some parking... Read More.
March is here. Does the saying – March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb – really apply and where did this saying originate? There are some theories on where this famous... Read More.