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Holiday Stuffing My Way

Serves 10 Pro Tips & Hacks for Traditional Turkey Stuffing Most people love the holiday season. It's all about getting together with friends and family to share a traditional meal, which brings...

 

Giving thanks for the garden

I think that if you asked any gardener what it was about gardening that they were the most thankful for, the overwhelming response would be the pleasure they receive from spending time in their garden...

 

Keeping digestive system, waistline happy

As a culture, we spend a lot of time centered around food. We eat for daily sustenance. We eat to socialize. We eat to celebrate. We eat out of comfort. We sometimes even eat due to stress or family...

 

Keeping the garden interesting in the winter

As the last of the fall color fades and our perennials melt to the ground, one would think that about all we would have to look forward to would be a bunch of sticks and dull evergreens. In reality,...

 

Families trick or treat in downtown M'ville

Families and kids came to downtown Marysville on Halloween day to trick or treat with businesses as part of the annual Trick or Treat on Third Street. The Downtown Marysville Merchants Association...

 

Electric Lights Parade seeks participants

The 29th annual Merrysville for the Holidays Electric Lights Parade is accepting applications for parade participants. This is a unique opportunity for businesses, organizations, community groups and individuals to participate in a fun activity and s...

 

The November To-Do List

Before I bombard you with an endless list of chores for this month I want to make sure you take the time to appreciate this fall. It has been one of the finest I can remember. We can thank the warm...

 

Fall brings many things, including flu season

Fall brings changing leaves and pumpkins - and the beginning of flu season. Last year, Snohomish County saw record numbers of influenza-related school absenteeism, hospitalizations and deaths....

 

Take the Family Sugar Slash Challenge

It’s sugar season. Halloween alone is responsible for over 600 million pounds of candy sold in America. American children eat on average an extra pound of candy on Halloween. We are all aware at...

 

Legends of the Blues returns to BPAC

Legends of the Blues V will be presented Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center at the Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Boulevard, Arlington.​ Tickets are $15 online, $20 at the door and kids under 12 are...

 

Toasted Hazelnut Chicken Salad

As the garde manger chef at Tulalip Resort Casino, I like to use local, seasonal foods. Each month our featured dishes include new ingredients from around the area, and this month it's, hazelnuts. I...

 

Fall is a magical time in the garden

As we move into the holidays I am keenly aware that it gets harder and harder for me to motivate you to play in the garden. I get it. You have been moving hoses around all summer, mowing the lawn ever...

 

Local breast cancer survivor shares her story to help others

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and local survivors like Sirkku Bingham hope that people make themselves more aware of the disease. Bingham was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2016....

 

Coloring Contest Winners

The North County Outlook's Leah Hughes-Anderson, left , and Leslie Buell hold up the winning entries in each age category in the North County Outlook's Halloween Coloring Contest. Grand Prize winners...

 

Fall is just another blooming season

There are lots of reasons why we are drawn to different plants. Most often it is because we like their flowers. We purposefully design our gardens to allow us to incorporate as many different colors...

 

Healthy tips for the holiday season

Wow, October is here already. The fall weather sure sets in fast, which reminds me of warm comfort foods. I thought it would be helpful to discuss some ways to eat healthy around the holidays,...

 

BMX pro talks about addiction

National speaker and BMX professional Tony Hoffman will speak in Arlington about drug addiction and his own struggles on Oct. 19. The talk is hosted by the Arlington Drug Awareness Coalition (ADAC)...

 

So, how do I prune my hydrangea?

Pruning blooming shrubs shouldn't be complicated! Generally speaking, if they bloom early in the spring before new foliage appears, we should prune them right after they finish blooming so they have...

 

Planting bulbs requires optimism

I think it is safe to say that any gardener worth his/her salt has got to be an eternal optimist. Whether we are planting seeds, bulbs, or actual plants, our focus is always on the end result, the...

 

Improve efficiency of home appliances

Home improvement projects often involve remodeling. But homeowners can improve their homes without ever picking up a hammer. Upgrading a home's appliances with products that are more eco-friendly can...

 

Local farms gear up for Halloween

With October's arrival, corn maze and pumpkin patches are opening for the season, including at least two in Arlington. Biringer's Black Crow Pumpkins and Corn Maze Biringer's Black Crow Pumpkins and...

 

Marysville chamber hosts first Brew & Cider Fest

The Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce hosted their first Brew & Cider Fest on Oct. 6 at the Marysville Opera House. This was the first year the chamber put on a brewfest. Multiple local...

 

Partnership helps those fighting breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which is intended to increase awareness about breast cancer, its diagnosis, treatment and recovery programs. There are a number of local resources available...

 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer raises money for research, programs

Snohomish County's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will return this year on Oct. 14 to provide funding and support to breast cancer survivors in the area. The event from the American Cancer...

 

Arlington Arts Council auction will be held Oct. 21

In recognition of the partnership that Arlington Arts Council enjoys with the city of Arlington, the city’s Public Works Director Jim Kelly has been named Art Advocate of 2017. The Sarah M. Arney Art Advocate of the Year award was established nine...

 

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