EVERETT -- The Snohomish County Public Utility District offers some advice to keep energy consumption down during this week's cold spell while remaining comfortable and safe.
Date: 12/05/2013 | Local News
Plasma lights easier on eyes, environment and budget
Date: 11/30/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- It's not too late to make known your opinion about the future of Forest Service roads in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.Faced with federal budget constraints, forest officials have been directed to identify which of the old logging roads are no longer...
Date: 11/16/2013 | Local News
Lynnwood volunteer works to preserve Lake Stickney
Date: 11/14/2013 | Local News
Phil Zalesky's legacy is huge and everlasting. With his passion for wilderness, he worked with others to keep the places he loved unspoiled for all time. And his career in the classroom shaped generations of Everett students.
Date: 11/01/2013 | Local News
CAMANO ISLAND -- A private 40-acre forest near Camano's two state parks could be cut down by Jan. 1 if a planned timber harvest is approved by the state Department of Natural Resources.People on the island have until...
Date: 09/19/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Snohomish County plans to pass up, for now, the chance to buy nearly 170 acres of conservation land on Storm Lake east of Snohomish.Instead, the county will shift most of the $1.7 million to buying an old rail corridor between Snohomish and Woodinville.
Date: 09/11/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Expanding Mukilteo's land at Japanese Gulch. Buying a rail corridor from Snohomish to Woodinville. Protecting Meadowdale Beach Park from...
Date: 09/09/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Snohomish County should use $25 million in conservation grants to protect land near Meadowdale Beach Park, Japanese Gulch and the Port Susan estuary, an advisory board said Friday.
Date: 08/27/2013 | Local News
Those who pushed for Wild Sky Wilderness celebrate 5 years
Date: 08/21/2013 | Local News
U.S. Forest Service needs to pare down; others plan to fight
Date: 08/16/2013 | Local News
Lynnwood seeks grants to keep 13 acres from development
Date: 08/14/2013 | Local News
MADISON, Wis. -- A conservation organization that uses ultralight planes to lead endangered whooping cranes from Wisconsin to Florida for the winter has to replace its aircraft by next spring to comply with Federal Aviation Administration regulations.Operation Migration ran...
Date: 06/16/2013 | Nation & World
Saying that gray wolves are no longer in danger of extinction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday announced plans to remove federal protections for the often-reviled animals nationwide and turn wolf management over to the states.Fish and Wildlife Service Director...
Date: 06/08/2013 | Nation & World
DARRINGTON -- The Forest Service is proposing to use a helicopter to haul away the fought-over forest fire lookout on Green Mountain in the Glacier Peak Wilderness and plunk it down eight miles away at the top of Circle Peak.
Date: 05/07/2013 | Local News
The state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction awarded about $590,000 in grants to Snohomish and Everett school districts last week.
Date: 04/24/2013 | Local News
Everett Community College is celebrating Earth Week beginning Monday including a presentation by Pacific Northwest gardening expert Ciscoe Morris, an art contest, plant swap, sustainability awareness fair and more.These public events are free and part of the college's...
Date: 04/17/2013 | Local News
North Cascades Institute offers discount on upcoming classes
Date: 04/10/2013 | Life
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday will announce five new national monuments that will be added to the nation's list of protected land, including 1,000 acres in the San Juan Islands in Washington state.
Date: 03/23/2013 | Northwest
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The Buenos Aires zoo is showing off four new white tiger cubs.Zoo officials say the blue-eyed cubs with coats of black stripes on white were born there two months ago and bring the number at the zoo to nine. They say the cubs will soon be able to...
Date: 03/21/2013 | Nation & World
When I hear the word "disposable," I usually cringe. That's because the items in our home that we consider "disposable" often aren't. Think about the things we use one time and simply toss in the trash. You know, plastic wrap and straws and coffee filters. Do Your Part and...
Date: 03/17/2013 | Life
LA PAZ, Bolivia -- Six endangered macaws have been flown from Britain to Bolivia in hopes that they can help save a species devastated by the trade in wild animals, international conservation experts said Tuesday.The birds, with blue wings and a yellow breast, arrived last...
Date: 03/14/2013 | Nation & World
Camano family's gift preserves land in natural state
Date: 03/12/2013 | Local News
You can buy it freely in urban markets and rural stalls set up at elephant shows in Thailand every day: ivory, carved into everything from intricate statuettes of the pachyderm-headed Hindu deity Ganesh that go for more than $1,000 a piece to tiny tusk pendants worth less than $10.
Date: 03/03/2013 | Nation & World
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- An anti-whaling activist group accused a Japanese whaling vessel of intentionally ramming two of its ships Wednesday in waters near Antarctica. Japan's Fisheries Agency, however, insisted the protesters were responsible for the collisions.
Date: 02/21/2013 | Nation & World
Learn how to use rain barrels in Stanwood, Camano classes
Date: 02/08/2013 | Local News
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has picked Sally Jewell, a business executive who has earned national recognition for her support of outdoor recreation and habitat conservation, to lead the Interior Department, an administration official said Wednesday. Jewell is the...
Date: 02/06/2013 | Nation & World
FRESNO, Calif. -- There's a land rush of sorts going on across the nation's most productive farming region, but these buyers don't want to grow crops. They want to plant solar farms.
Date: 02/03/2013 | Nation & World
Wildlife refuge planA plan to create a wildlife refuge along the bank of the Snohomish River is the subject of a meeting scheduled for Wednesday.The meeting of the Snohomish Parks Board is scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Snohomish Boys & Girls Club, 402 Second St.
Date: 01/22/2013 | Local News
JOHANNESBURG -- A high-value target survives two attempts on her life. After recovering from multiple gunshot wounds, she is secretly moved to an undisclosed location in hopes that the killers won't track her down again.This isn't a Hollywood thriller about a hunted witness...
Date: 01/20/2013 | Nation & World
STANWOOD -- A free, new class this spring aims to teach people the basics of providing food, water, cover and habitat for wildlife to raise their young.Habitat Steward Training is being offered by the Snohomish Conservation District and the National Wildlife Federation.
Date: 01/10/2013 | Local News
Anybody who's interested in becoming a volunteer who teaches people about adopting a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle is welcome to join a class hosted by Washington State University Extension starting later this month.
Date: 01/10/2013 | Local News
PROSSER -- Washington state had hoped to buy and preserve a historic Benton County ranch on Rattlesnake Mountain, but the land is going to a private buyer instead.
Date: 01/08/2013 | Northwest
Tom Murdoch's mission is to save salmon through education
Date: 12/09/2012 | Local News