Author Archives: Sue Romero

Hey 5th Graders – FREE Season Pass at Stevens Pass!

Skiing, winter, snow, skiers, sun and fun - family enjoying wint

Stevens Pass has teamed up with Carter Subaru for the 5th Grade Ski & Ride program to provide every 5th grader in the state a FREE season pass for this winter! How cool is that? ANY 5th Grader in Washington is eligible, you just have to have proof of enrollment in 5th grade (report card, school ID) and be between ... Read More »

Weekend Traffic Alerts! (lots of info)

Freeway to more traffic road sign with sunset sky.

From concerts to sports events, there’s a LOT going on this weekend – and that includes transportation projects that will shut down parts of freeways! Some of the biggest potential trouble spots: I-5 in Olympia - Work on I-5 at US Highway 101 will have lanes closures in BOTH directions , going down to ONE lane during overnight weekend nights. ... Read More »

Help name the newest state ferry (info)

Seattle Skyline And Ferry

We’ve already got a “Puyallup,” a “Sealth,” and a “Tokitae,” so you can’t use any of those as an idea to name of the newest 144-car ferry in the Washington State Ferries fleet. And since the state Transportation Commission likely won’t accept names like “Millennium Falcon” or “Olaf,” here are their guidelines to help you think of a more fitting ... Read More »

What would you put in a time capsule for the year 2389?

bright future ahead road sign indicating direction to planning a

An iPhone? A DVD of your favorite movie? A 2014 postcard? A group of ‘Capsule Keepers’ wants your ideas! 25 years ago, time capsules were filled with things about our state history and culture at the Capitol in Olympia. Back then, a group of 300 10-year-olds became Keepers of the Capsule and now… they’re 35 years old and want your ... Read More »

Peanut Butter and Almond Butter Recall (info)

fresh "peanut butter" or "almond butter" on a slice of fresh bre

Here is the info I talked about in the news about the RECALL for peanut butter and almond butter, possibly contaminated with salmonella. This affects products sold at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Safeway and other stores around the country. The FDA says if you have one of the products, there’s no need to return it,  just toss it out! See the list of ... Read More »

Pacific Little Leaguers kick off LL World Series today! [info]


Be sure to catch the Pacific Little League NW Regional champs in game #1 of the Little League World Series! They face the Great Lakes Regional champs today at NOON, airing on ESPN. You can also catch the game at a watch party at Hamburger Harry’s in downtown Edmonds. Help support the team by buying an “I Believe” t-shirt for $20! ... Read More »

Pacific Little Leaguers on their way to the Little League World Series!!


(picture by Joe Michael, courtesy of A big CONGRATS to our Pacific Little League All-Stars from Edmonds-Lynnwood! They beat Oregon on Saturday, 6-3, making them the Northwest Regional champs AND sending them to the Little League World Series! They have a short break, then PLL wills OPEN the Little League World Series against the Great Lakes Regional champs in Williamsport, ... Read More »

Worth going to – weekend festivals in Oso area


(picture by No community is more deserving of some good feelings than Oso, in Snohomish County, which is still recovering from the deadly mudslide in March that killed 43 people. This weekend, residents in the Oso communities are looking forward to ‘getting back to normal’ with their annual festivals and hope many of you will join them. In Darrington, it’ll be ... Read More »