Feet Of Snow In the Mountains Expected

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let It snow! As the holiday song highlights, our mountains are due to get a lot more snow this weekend. The change in the weather pattern since the mild wet November has started to build our mountain snowpack. Thank... Read More.

King Tide Season Is Here

‘Tis the season – King Tide season that is. The winter months are when the North Sound gets its highest astronomical high tides of the year. King Tides are the highest tides that occur each winter season when the earth aligns between the moon and... Read More.

Farm Weather Station Gets Rare 125 Year Award

Across the nation, volunteers take daily weather observations in the National Weather Service Cooperative Observer (Co-Op) Program. The Co-Op Program was created by Congress in 1890 in the Organic Act. There are more than 8,700 volunteer observers that take weather readings each day on... Read More.

Change In Weather Underway – Bundle Up

The weather pattern has certainly changed after last month’s mild and quite wet weather. For Paine Field in Everett, it was the 6th wettest November on record, collecting 6.83 inches of rain. The all-time record was 9.17 inches in 2006. In Sedro-Woolley, 13.58 inches... Read More.

What The Infrastructure Bill Means For The North Sound

Last week, President Biden signed the 1.2 trillion dollar Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. The bill addressed needs across the country including roads, bridges, rail, transit, water systems, broadband, and more. Here is what this legislation means for the North Sound. The state... Read More.

FEMA Dedication Of Emergency Radio Broadcast Facility

What if the nation is under attack by an enemy force, a major cyberattack, or other natural or technological disaster, and all power sources, communications, phone systems, and Internet go off-line? When the usual ability to learn more information about the event is cut... Read More.

WSDOT Staffing Shortage Leads To Less Service

The Washington Deptartment of Transportation (WSDOT) has a significant problem – not enough staffing. Like many private or public organizations, the Covid-19 pandemic has raised havoc with enough WSDOT crews. For the ferry system, the pandemic led to staff retiring or moving on to other... Read More.