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Remains of missing Lynwood man recovered and identified

Sanchez Diaz. Photo courtesy of Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

Divers with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office recovered human remains found in a vehicle underwater near the Mukilteo ferry dock on Friday, July 22nd.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has identified those remains as belonging to 20 year-old Jose Sanchez Diaz, who went missing last August. Cause and manner of death are pending from the ME’s Office.

Mill Creek Little League Softball All Stars eliminated from Western Regional Championship Tournament

Standing from left: Kalia Zellmer, Kayla Peacocke, Lauren Whitley, Emily Fettig, Sydney Warren, Deirdre Delgado, Ava Mills, Coach Larri Werner, Avery Hare, Abby Pennylegion, Amanda Wininger, Haley Warren, and Annie Coe. Seated from left: Coach Kristen Ryan and Manager Page Dearborn. Photo courtesy of Mill Creek Little League.

The Mill Creek Little League Softball All Star team lost their first game of post season play in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday evening, July 28th.

Unfortunately, the loss occurred in the single-elimination quarterfinal round of the Western Regional Championship Tournament.

"Perfect Perennials for Summer," by the Whistling Gardener

“Fat Spike” Lavender. Photo courtesy of Sunnyside Nursery.

My life is filled with plants. In the nursery I have thousands of them. In my garden probably hundreds. They range from trees to shrubs to ground covering perennials, bulbs and annuals. I love them all, some more than others, but they all bring me great joy at various times of the year. This time of the year I get the greatest joy from my perennials. Here is why.