Comcast Arena Hosts GEAR Expo : April 26 & 27

As an outdoor enthusiast, this looks amazing! And, how much more awesome can we get than in my (proverbial) backyard. This year’s Expo features nearly 200 booths, over 25 speakers, a kid’s activity area, a wine and beer garden, and a 30′ sandstone climbing wall.  A special thanks to the Snohomish Tourism Board, who sponsored the climbing Read More …

Grays Harbor Changes

Just read this over at KXRO’s blog: Port of Grays Harbor may incorporate Friends Landing and Sterling Landing Doesn’t look dramatic, but I’m wondering about the “whys”. I guess reverting ownership to a public agency would lower the costs for the org (a 501(c)(3)). And I’d expect the title for this transfer would have some conditions Read More …

Robotic Engineering Comes Alive At Imagine Children’s Museum : April 19

These sorts of events delight me no end. Seeing local high-school students really work the cutting edge is just awesome. Imagine Children’s Museum is hosting robotics clubs from Cascade, Glacier Peak and Lynnwood High Schools (The Cascade Bruin Robotics, Lynnwood Royal Robotics and Glacier Peak Sonic Squirrels) this Saturday, April 19. These students will demonstrate robots Read More …

New Life At Lynndale

Quite the elaborate construction area around the Lynndale amphitheater. I’m realizing that I don’t remember the last time I saw real work here. At this point I can see they’ve replaced the long non-functional light over the theatre. The ripped up topography makes think they’ve got quite a bit of work planned. I look forward Read More …

Ever growing Lynnwood

I’ve been watching the buildings going up on Ash Way just of the freeway in Lynnwood. Earlier this week, I finally drove past. My God, these things are huge! 5 floors of apartments above several levels of parking. And several building; 7, 8… just couldn’t look closely enough. But a huge number of apartments are Read More …

#Everett’s April Pools Day : April 19

Spring is upon us. Time to make sure those water skills are up-to-date. Water safety and fun go hand-in-hand on April Pools Day  Experience how fun it can be to feel safe in the water at April Pools Day, Saturday, April 19.  All ages are invited to practice water safety skills from 12:30 p.m. to Read More …

Tulip Festival : Glory of Skagit County

Ah, the wonderful Tulip Festival, where the back-roads of Skagit valley become near-parking lots for several weeks. It is, though, beautiful and one of the most photogenic scenes that Western Washington has to offer (at least in the mud season otherwise known as spring). MyNortwest.com has a nice article about the festival, well worth the Read More …