The North Sound – Home To A Doppler Weather Radar

Your favorite TV weather anchor shows Doppler weather radar that informs you where precipitation has recently been detected up to that moment. But where is that radar unit located? It is right here in the backyard of the North Sound. The local National Weather Service... Read More.

February 8 Special Election Results

In the last two years, I have had the honor of helping prepare Snohomish County ballots at the elections processing center. I have provided previous stories about my experience on how your vote was counted here on This feature offers an update regarding... Read More.

The Story Behind Flying Saucer Clouds

It is 1947. Following World War II, Americans are enjoying a robust post-war economy. People are moving to growing suburbs, hitting the highway to explore the country, and looking for new adventures. One day, pilot Kenneth Arnold was flying his private plane near Mount Rainier... Read More.

Red Sky At Night, Red Sky In The Morning

There have been some wonderful colorful sunrise and sunsets recently. I have been asked by several people lately if the saying – “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight, red sky in the morning, sailors take warning” is involved with these vibrant daybreaks and sundowns. Indeed,... Read More.

Infrastructure Bill Funding To Support Mt. Vernon I-5 Bridge

On Tuesday January 25th, U.S. Congressional Representatives Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene held a press conference with local officials in Mount Vernon. The press conference highlighted how Washington state will receive about $121 million for the current Fiscal Year (2022) and another $605.1 million... Read More.

New Mukilteo Ferry Terminal Gets Global Recognition

The new Mukilteo ferry terminal opened just over a year ago on December 29th, 2020. Yet work on the terminal is not totally completed. During the next few weeks, solar panels are being installed on the terminal building’s roof. Together with enhanced rain catchment and... Read More.

Boeing 737s Coming To Alaska Air Paine Field Service

Earlier this month, Alaska Airlines reported they planned to shave about 10 percent of the flight schedule in January in response to the surge of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 virus. A number of airline personnel including pilots and flight attendants had fallen ill... Read More.

Fatality Pedestrian/Vehicle Crash in Arlington

State Route 9 is closed between Eaglefield Drive and Highland Drive in Arlington this morning after an overnight car/pedestrian collision. According to Arlington Police and North County Fire and EMS, they received a report of this incident at 238 AM. Both pedestrians were pronounced... Read More.