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How to safely enjoy fireworks at home and then clean up afterward

By now most of us have made our decision on how to celebrate the 4th of July. Since Marysville has the only public fireworks display this year and COVID has many sheltering in place, some Snohomish County residents may choose to let off fireworks at home.

By now most of us have made our decision on how to celebrate the 4th of July. Since Marysville has the only public fireworks display this year and COVID has many sheltering in place, some Snohomish County residents may choose to let off fireworks at home.

It's illegal to let off fireworks in Mill Creek, but it is allowed this year in other parts of Snohomish County.

"Goodbye June Gloom, Hello Summer Blooming Perennials," by the Whistling Gardener

It seems a bit trivial to complain about the weather considering all the political upheaval, pandemic, and social injustices that currently abound in our world, but the plain truth is that gardeners live and die by the weather, and to that end, June 2020 will go down in the record books as a real stinker.

It seems a bit trivial to complain about the weather considering all the political upheaval, pandemic, and social injustices that currently abound in our world; but the plain truth is that gardeners live and die by the weather, and to that end, June 2020 will go down in the record books as a real stinker.

Water quality improvements allow over 300 acres to open for shellfish harvest

The Washington State Department of Health’s annual water quality evaluation for commercial shellfish harvest areas will result in reopening over 300 acres of growing area. The water quality evaluation will also result in harvest restrictions in two areas and 12 areas that could see classification downgrades.

The Washington State Department of Health’s annual water quality evaluation for commercial shellfish harvest areas will result in reopening over 300 acres of growing area.

The water quality evaluation will also result in harvest restrictions in two areas and 12 areas that could see classification downgrades.