Geologic wonders offer awe-inspiring sights, a glimpse into the past

Venture out to see glacial erratics around Snohomish County and on Whidbey Island.


Nichols Brothers Boat Builders apprentice Janette Alhanati (left) and journeyman Kurt Warwick construct wall panels for an upcoming boat project with Linblad Expedition Holdings. A federal grant from the Northwest Workforce Council will allow Nichols Brothers to add more apprentices to its workforce starting in January 2018.

Whidbey Island boatbuilder gets hiring boost

The grant from the Northwest Workforce Council will help expand the company’s apprenticeship program.


Cold-weather shelter in Langley won’t open this year

With emergency shelter Haven open every night in Oak Harbor, the need wasn’t the same as prior years.


Police seek man who robbed gas station at gunpoint

He’s described as about 5-foot-8 with short dark hair.

Suspect sought in Clinton gas station armed robbery

The man brandished a long-barrel revolver and demanded cash from the register before running off.

Front Porch

Toiletry drive The YWCA is collecting donations of personal hygiene supplies in preparation for this year’s Project Homeless Connect. Needed are full-size bottles of body… Continue reading