Bassnectar is headliner for Summer Meltdown in Darrington

Other big bands at the festival include Big Gigantic, Greensky Bluegrass, Lettuce and Beats Antique.

Seattle’s Seafair kicks off with a parade in Mountlake Terrace

The annual Tour de Terrace includes fireworks, live music, a 5K run and walk, car show and carnival.

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HEADS UP Highway 530 resurfacing restarts Crews are headed back to Highway 530 to put an asphalt-coated gravel and oil surface over all the pavement… Continue reading

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EVENTS Practice visual journaling All ages are invited to “Visual Journaling: An Intergenerational Workshop,” 1:30 to 3 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Mountlake Terrace Library,… Continue reading

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HEADS UP Mill Creek fixing sinking road The city of Mill Creek has planned a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday for its project to fix a sagging… Continue reading

Clubs & Interests: History, Genealogy, Lodges, Senior Games

ROOTS Heritage groups: The League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations, at www.snocoheritage.org, includes links to about two dozen genealogical and historical societies across Snohomish County.… Continue reading

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EVENTS Community forum on asylum seekers Edmonds Lutheran Church and Refugees Northwest hold a community forum on “How can I help refugees and asylees in… Continue reading

In Uniform (July 23, 2018 edition)

A collection of news and events about and for active duty military and veterans.

What’s up, Doc? It’s wabbits, walks and woofies

We’re channeling Elmer Fudd this week. Please forgive us. 1. Wabbits. Rabbits can be pesky. They tear up gardens, dig holes in back yards and… Continue reading

Three dams, two lakes and mountains all around

See natural and man-made wonders on Seattle City Light’s Skagit Tours.

‘Crying’: Visitors reflect on ‘Americans Interned’ exhibit

Thousands have seen the artwork on the internment of Japanese-Americans at the Schack.

Faith Calendar for July 21 to Aug. 4, 2018

EVENTS Garage sale: A two-day sale wraps up 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21 at Zion Lutheran Church, 330 Union Ave., Snohomish. Proceeds benefit… Continue reading

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OPPORTUNITIES Input sought for bus rapid transit project Sound Transit is seeking comments to help develop the bus rapid transit route planned for the I-405… Continue reading

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HEADS UP Highway 92 remains closed for work The work is not done yet. So the state now anticipates reopening Highway 92 at 2 p.m.… Continue reading

He sings about ignorance, war and greed — and it’s OK to laugh

Roy Zimmerman, a mainstay on left-leaning radio, will perform a one-man show in Marysville.

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WAYS TO HELP Sale for chemo caps A garage sale benefit is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Zion Lutheran… Continue reading

Short plays, long laughs at Phoenix and Thumbnail theaters

Summer Shorts is a collection of 10-minute comedic plays peformed in Edmonds and Snohomish.

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EVENTS Learn about native trees of the area Washington State University forester and author Kevin Zobrist presents “Native Trees of the Puget Sound Area,” 7… Continue reading

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Ready for kindergarten? The Mukilteo Library hosts a four-part “Ready for Kindergarten” session to help prepare young ones who will start kindergarten this fall. There… Continue reading

Clubs & Interests: Out & About, Community Dances

OUT & ABOUT Boating, Everett: Everett Sail and Power Squadron has monthly potluck meetings at 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays (except July and August) at Firefighters… Continue reading