SULTAN — The city is set to celebrate the return of the salmon to the Sultan River on Saturday despite the summer drought.
Date: 09/25/2015 | Local News
SNOHOMISH — Fall is coming and people here are getting ready to celebrate the harvest. The Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl & Medieval Faire starts at 10 a.m. Saturday and continues until 4 p.m. Sunday at Alexander...
Date: 09/12/2015 | Local News
The decline, after four years of growth, is blamed on bad weather
Date: 09/10/2015 | Local News
Generals have marked their operations by putting pins on wall maps of the world. could do the same for friends and neighbors who have just gotten back from some place and are about to leave for another. They often move in battalions meeting friends or family — who themselves have...
Date: 09/04/2015 | Opinion Columnists
Why should people care about the past or the future? That may sound like a perverse question, but it's at the center of two recent stories — one involving the Islamic State's destruction of antiquities at Palmyra in Syria, and the other a presidential warning about damage to the...
Date: 09/03/2015 | Opinion Columnists
MONROE — The annual Fair Days Parade is set to roll through downtown at 11 a.m. Saturday. It has been a Monroe tradition since 1937.
Date: 08/29/2015 | Local News
MONROE — Picture the fun, just not yourself.That's the message from officials at the Evergreen State Fair, which opens at 10 a.m. on Thursday and continues through Labor Day. This year's fair theme is...
MONROE — The Evergreen State Fair is ramping up this year to face competition in 2016.The fair, which opens Thursday in Monroe, has long been held during the 12 days leading up to Labor Day. But beginning next year, the
SNOHOMISH — Thousands of people are expected to attend the 102nd annual Kla Ha Ya Days festival here this week. It kicks off Wednesday and continues through Sunday.
Date: 07/15/2015 | Local News
The Shindig is going down here this weekend.
Date: 07/08/2015 | Local News
The Confederate battle flag, a blue cross with white stars on a field of red, is not a common sight in Washington state. It flies above private property or adorns T-shirts and bumperstickers. It likely will continue to do so. Those individuals who choose to fly the Confederate flag have...
Date: 06/26/2015 | Editorials
SNOHOMISH — The Rotary Club here is disbanding after more than three decades of service.Like many traditional service clubs, Snohomish Rotary has struggled for years to retain members and get new people to sign up. By 2015, the club had only 13 Rotarians.
Date: 06/02/2015 | Local News
Plan a trip to Folklife, Seattle's celebration of song and culture
Date: 05/22/2015 | Entertainment
For 46 years, it's been all about the wieners.Now it's about the ice cream, too.The hot dog chain with a cult following has shacked up with an ice cream darling in the bright yellow A-frame hut on Evergreen Way.What's up at
Date: 04/07/2015 | Whats Up With That?
"I sent my Christmas list to you in Google Docs. Can you help me edit it and then email it to Santa?"Sigh. The days of scrawled letters to Santa with crayons, smiley faces and Unabomber-like scribbles with serial numbers and price lists and naked greed mellowed...
Date: 12/25/2014 | Commentary
"The report is full of crap."Thus spake Dick Cheney, on Fox News last week, when talking about the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on torture that occurred during his vice presidency.The line might have been funny, if Cheney were the funny sort,...
Date: 12/14/2014 | Opinion Columnists
Thanksgiving is in our wake, and Christmas is upon us, with a vengeance of catalogues, push e-mails, to-do lists and gifts to buy. It is American consumerism at its apex. We Americans like to wrap ourselves in football, new automobiles, beer, espresso drinks and other...
Date: 12/03/2014 | Opinion Columnists
SNOHOMISH — It's a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. April VanAssche is planning an old-fashioned event aimed at shifting the focus from shopping, gift-giving and receiving."I wanted to create a place where people could focus on...
Date: 11/29/2014 | Local News
I was commenting to my freshman class on their just completed series of presentations, a harrowing process of public speaking while being observed, taped and scored by professor and students alike. "You stepped out of your comfort zone," I understated. "And that's a...
Date: 11/29/2014 | Commentary
Thanksgiving is a good time for putting things in perspective. Bill Mauldin did that in a wartime drawing from Europe 70 years ago that carried a message that still touches us. Mr. Mauldin was a soldier and combat cartoonist (recipient of the Purple Heart) serving with the 45th Infantry...
Date: 11/29/2014 | Commentary