Rudy Giecek, host and producer of the Cascade Hiker, takes to a trail and updates his podcast at least once a week. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Rudy Giecek, host and producer of the Cascade Hiker, takes to a trail and updates his podcast at least once a week. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

These local podcasts talk about hiking, sports and marriage

We list 10 Snohomish and Island county-focused podcasts here. Did we miss yours? If so, let us know.

While these aren’t investigative podcasts, you still might want to give them a try. They’re made locally. Listen to them on their own websites, download them via Apple or Google podcasts, or stream them on Soundcloud and Spotify.

“Funkast.” The Funko toys and collectible maker headquartered in Everett has a show. The Funko Marketing team records a weekly podcast that includes toy reveals, bad dad jokes, pop culture discussions and original games and giveaways.

“Finding Fixes.” This podcast series is on solutions to the opioid epidemic in Snohomish County. Each episode focuses on a different solution, including prevention, treatment and harm reduction. The hosts are Anna Boiko-Weyrauch and Kyle Norris. There are two seasons.

“Cascade Hiker.” Rudy Giecek of Arlington is the host this podcast about hiking Washington trails. His daughters, Raichel and Reggie, go on a hike with him almost every week. So now Raichel hosts her own podcast: “Kids Cascade Hiker.”

“The Who Wears the Pants Podcast.” This show features arguments between Gordon and Kylie Hultengren, a husband and wife living in Mountlake Terrace. Gordon Hultengren is the former producer of the “Carla Marie & Anthony Show” and “Bender and Molly Show” on KISS-FM.

“Everett Herald Sports.” This podcast is all about Snohomish County sports — including banter between two sports fans and player and coach interviews. Hosts Zac Hereth and Josh Horton are from The Daily Herald’s Sports department.

“Check It Out!” This podcast by Sno-Isle Libraries is for lifelong learners with inquiring minds. Listen to 52 episodes, including more than a few interviews with TEDx speakers, and watch for the release of the third season.

“Camano Voice.” This weekly podcast focuses on Camano Island, including special events, businesses and the history of the island. Brandon Ericson is the host who works to give a voice to Camano.

“Live in Everett.” The Live in Everett bloggers have a podcast focused on the good things happening in Everett. It’s on hiatus — the most recent episode is titled “The Last One (For Now)” — but you can still find and listen to the 100 episodes.

“Fadam & Friends.” Everett stand-up comedian Adam Tiller, who performs locally at Laughs Comedy Club and The Comedy Underground, also hosts this story-telling themed podcast covering relationships, work, sports, gambling, mental health, business, entertainment and more. All episodes are illustrated.

“The Soulful Hunter.” This Snohomish-based podcast is focused on hunting and the outdoors. Johnny Mack of the Washington Backcountry organization hosts the every-other-week show. With each episode, Mack’s mission is to reinvent and reimagine hunting as we know it.

We list 10 local podcasts here. Did we miss yours? Email features@heraldnet.com and let us know about it. We’ll add it to this list. Snohomish or Island county podcasters only.

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