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"Signs of Spring," by the Whistling Gardener

Steve Smith is owner of Sunnyside Nursery in Marysville. Photo courtesy of Sunnyside Nursery.

I know it doesn’t feel like it but spring has arrived despite the cold and wet (dare I say snowy) weather we have been experiencing.

I will be the first to admit that when it is this cold I prefer to stay inside and wait for the sun to come out. But despite my reluctance to go digging in the garden, the season continues to march on, stimulated by the increased day length and occasional sun breaks, few and far in between as they have been.

Mill Creek native and Jackson High School graduate running for Washington State University Student Body President

Washington State University sophomore and Mill Creek native Zach Anders has entered the race for the Associated Students of Washington State University President.

Washington State University sophomore and Mill Creek native Zach Anders has entered the race for the Associated Students of Washington State University President.

The organization represents all 17,000 plus undergraduates at WSU Pullman, and is held as the highest office of student representation on campus.

Career connected learning draws more students to Cascade High School advanced placement classes

Cascade High School AP Economics students work on their presentation. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

The number of students attending Breanna Youngber's Advanced Placement Economics courses have nearly doubled in the last three years. The number of students enrolled in AP classes across the Everett School District has also nearly doubled in the past five years.