New PUD North County Office Coming To Arlington

Snohomish County PUD has started construction on a new North County Community Office complex in Arlington. The complex is slated to open for customers and PUD staff by mid-2024, replacing the aging 1950s era Stanwood and Arlington PUD community offices.The new community office will... Read More.

North Cascades Highway Closed For The Winter

The North Cascades Highway has closed for the winter season. Following the season’s first significant snowfall of over two feet of snow, the Washington Dept. of Transportation (WSDOT) decided to close the highway from milepost 134 (Ross Dam Trailhead) on the west side to... Read More.

Severe Weather Shelters and Warming Centers Open in Skagit County

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s cold. Temperatures are dropping. Skagit County Public Health has again partnered with community service providers and local congregations to offer community members overnight shelters and daytime warming centers during the current severe weather event.The Seventh Day Adventist Church... Read More.

FREE Lifeguard Training for Teens 15+ at YMCA Snohomish County

YMCA of Snohomish County is launching its first-ever Lifeguard Academy on Saturday, November 5. This program, designed for teens ages 15+, teaches lifeguard skills, as well as necessary leadership and communication skills to help them succeed both personally and professionally.“Lifeguard Academy offers participants much... Read More.

Firefighters Transport Three People Injured in House Fire

Firefighters transported three people with smoke inhalation and burn injuries to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, following a Marysville house fire Thursday night.Marysville Fire District firefighters provided advanced life support to a critically injured woman in her 50s. Firefighters also treated a seriously... Read More.

Traction Tires – What Does That Mean?

To quote the Game of Thrones, winter is coming.Starting November 1st, the use of studded tires can resume. According to the Washington State Dept. of Transportation (DOT), studded tires can be used to but no longer than March 31st.Studded tires remain legal but are... Read More.

Outdoor Burn Bans Coming To An End

Another benefit of the return of cooler fall rains is the end to North Sound outdoor burn bans. The Snohomish County Fire Marshal lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of the county as of 8:00 AM this morning.Skagit County will follow suit effective... Read More.