How to have a ‘beach-friendly’ Fourth

It’s hard to believe it’s nearly the Fourth of July! Many people love to celebrate Independence Day with a trip to the beach. Washington State Parks encourages everyone who celebrates…

National Adoption Day to be celebrated Nov. 17

On Friday, Nov. 17, Snohomish County Superior Court, in co-sponsorship with the County Clerk’s Office and CASA Program, will join others nationwide in participating in National Adoption Day. For this…

Tips for keeping kids safe

Following several recent child abduction attempts in Bothell, I was asked to give parents some guidance for talking to their children about safety. I am a child safety expert with…

Youth Day planned for Ballinger Park July 16

Youth Day at Lake Ballinger is family-friendly environmental event scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 16, at Ballinger Park, 23000 Lakeview Dr., in Mountlake Terrace. Learn how to…