The Snohomish Chamber of Commerce is holding its 4th Annual Snohomish Wine Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. April 27. The event will be held at the Snohomish Event Center, 1011 2nd St., downtown Snohomish.
This year’s festival will showcase 20 of the state’s premiere wineries. The venue area has been doubled in size and guests will have the opportunity to discover new wineries and their wines.
Ticket are $30 each and include a commemorative wine glass, eight tasting tickets and a food sample plate. Tickets are available at http://www.snohomishwinefestival.com. All who attend must be 21 or older and provide ID at the door.
People who live in south Snohomish County communities covered by Fire District 1 can get free smoke alarms and free home safety assessments.
The fire district received a Vision 20/20 Grant to provide more than 550 smoke alarms, including 50 for hearing-impaired residents. District officials perform the safety surveys, which take about 30 minutes.
The fire district includes Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Woodway and unincorporated south Snohomish County. Residents can schedule a free home safety assessment and smoke alarm installation online at www.firedistrict1.org; by emailing PublicEducators@firedistrict1.org; or by calling Kim Schroeder, 425-551-1254.
The Washington State Patrol is investigating an accident that occurred shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday. The crash involved a semi truck and a Volkswagen SUV and occurred in the southbound lanes of I-405 at Highway 527 in south Snohomish County. Detectives are seeking witnesses to the accident. If you saw or heard anything, please call detective Sgt. Jerry Cooper at 360-805-1192 or detective Ed Collins at 360-805-1194.