Kari Bray

Kids willing to give up chance for prizes to save dying piglet

The tiny piglet, just nine days old, likely was going to die. She couldn’t get enough milk from her mother, not with stiff… Continue reading

‘Faces light up’ at Evergreen State Fair’s Morning of Dreams

The 10-day-old pink piglets and soft, floppy-eared bunnies were a hit. The chickens, with their sporadic movements and sudden loud crowing, seemed to… Continue reading

Stockers of Snohomish named centennial farm family by state fair

At 9 months old, Kamden Stocker can’t quite drive a tractor, but he wants to. With his mom’s help, he can balance on… Continue reading

Memories in the making as Evergreen fair opens (video)

A couple has been selling Stetsons here for 21 years. A grandmother showed her granddaughter around the same fair where she used to… Continue reading

Sultan High senior won’t compromise on her beliefs

Claire Sorgen, 17, is a senior at Sultan High School and full-time Running Start student at Everett Community College. She competed this summer… Continue reading

Western Heritage Center changes hands, stays at fairgrounds

The Western Heritage Center, where antique treasures are on display for the public to see and touch, is changing hands. Snohomish County announced… Continue reading

Public may soon have access to Camano’s Barnum Point Park

The vision for a new 129-acre park at Triangle Cove, complete with several miles of bluff trails and a mile of waterfront… Continue reading

No state capital budget, no Arlington splash pad

The water feature envisioned as a centerpiece of the overhauled Haller Park has been put on hold, after years of fundraising and planning,… Continue reading

This Sno-Isle library is a test lab to find out what clicks

About 200 people pass through the doors of the Mariner Library each day. The library’s capacity is 37 at a time. Sometimes, things… Continue reading

We had 90% of an eclipse here, and it was 100% fun

Groups gathered in parks and parking lots, donning dark-tinted glasses or holding up homemade viewers, to… Continue reading

New at the fair: 1 morning exclusively for disabled

Butterflies and a morning meant to inspire dreams are among the new highlights at this year’s Evergreen State Fair. The 109th annual fair… Continue reading

5 students get $10K scholarships from Edmonds CC foundation

To mark 50 years, the Edmonds Community College Foundation gave away $50,000. The money is for five full-ride scholarships of $10,000 each, meant… Continue reading

Historic Stanwood barn burned down to make way for park

The crumbling barn stood against a blue sky as fire trucks pulled up Friday morning. Debris and brambles filled the inside of the… Continue reading

Photo assignment: Capture the grit and love of local farming

Seven farmers brought cameras into their fields, gardens and homes, capturing hundreds of photographs they later narrowed to three each. The 21 photos… Continue reading

Genealogy conference expected to grow forest of family trees

The quest to uncover family roots is expected to draw hundreds of people to town this weekend. The annual Northwest Genealogy Conference kicked… Continue reading

In Gold Bar this year, all municipal candidates will win

It looks like Gold Bar will have the same City Council and a new mayor. A special filing period drew a candidate… Continue reading

Weigh in on plan to fix busy Lake Stevens intersection

State transportation planners are getting close to a preferred design for upgrading the congested intersection of highways 9 and 204. Final designs… Continue reading

More than s’mores: Camp Fire celebrates 100 years

On a grassy field near the lake, staff and counselors greet each other with camp names — “Frog” or “Disney” — while campers… Continue reading

Work begins on Stanwood’s memorial to military veterans

On a downtown street where local history is celebrated, work has begun to honor those who lost their lives fighting for their country.… Continue reading

Arlington enacts Stay Out of Designated Areas law

New rules here will allow judges to order people who have been charged with or convicted of drug crimes to stay out… Continue reading