Sno-Isle Libraries

Many of you may be familiar with the Sno-Isle Library system, but some of you may not be.  This is a remarkable experience existing right out your door.  While we all look for activities to occupy our time, one of the best is to... Read More.


FIND A FARMERS MARKET Do you know how many Farmers Markets there are in the North Sound area?  There are seven in Snohomish County, four in Island County and two in Skagit County, not including small produce stands that pop up now and then. It is... Read More.

Monte Cristo Ghost Town

Boston-American Mining Company operations, Monte Cristo, 1919 Courtesy Everett Public Library (Nordlund Collection)  FEELING GHOSTY?  HIKE TO MONTE CRISTO GHOST TOWN There are many ghost towns in the Pacific Northwest and abandoned mines litter Snohomish County. One right out your door is the old ghost... Read More.

Marysville 2020 Fourth of July

YES, THE FOURTH OF JULY IS STILL ON IN MARYSVILLE! Wondering if you can still watch the fireworks?  Yes, you can and play all day.  KXA Classic Country (101.1 FM and 1520 AM) is proud to be partnering with The City of Marysville who got... Read More.


THE BULLDOZERS ARE COMING! The city of Everett has ongoing multiple projects this summer that may impact you. Why always in summer? Because they cannot do them in the rainy Northwest during the winter. There is bridge retrofitting work so you won’t fall into the water.... Read More.

Get Out and Golf

Remember when Mom used to tell you to go out and play? Do it. Don’t worry if you or your clubs are rusty, everyone and their clubs are too. Both Everett golf courses are open! Walter Hall and Legion Memorial. Foursomes are even allowed. If... Read More.

Cavelero Dog Park – Fun for Fido

Saturday, June 6 from 11am until 2pm. The Dog Pack is back. Come on out to Cavelero Hill Dog Park, 7708 20th Street Southeast, Lake Stevens, for some fresh air and romping fun for those furry friends and their pals. Bring treats and water for... Read More.

Latest Summer Weather Outlook

The latest summer weather outlook was recently released by the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC). What does it say for the North Sound?? The CPC outlooks offer odds on above, near or below average temperature and precipitation. Think of it like 100 poker... Read More.

Does it Always Rain on Memorial Day?

by Ted Beuhner I often get this question. I know it does not always rain on this holiday weekend, but like you, I was curious. We all tend to remember those soggy camping trips or when our outdoor activities got wet. Let’s take a look... Read More.