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Parents urged to take precautions as child window falls rise to near record level in Snohomish County

South County Fire is urging parents and caregivers of young children to take precautions as injuries from child window falls are nearing record-setting levels in Snohomish County. There have been at least 10 window falls in Snohomish County since April – including three in the last week.

South County Fire is urging parents and caregivers of young children to take precautions as injuries from child window falls are nearing record-setting levels in Snohomish County.

There have been at least 10 window falls in Snohomish County since April – including three in the last week.

"A Spirited Summer into Fall for Mill Creek Garden Club," by Lila Johnson

Mill Creek Garden Club finished a summer bonanza series of raffles with its final winner last week. Thanks to volunteer Donna Werner who generously put together what I call a “go ahead, make my day” raffle basket for our lucky winner, Gail Fraioli.

Mill Creek Garden Club finished a summer bonanza series of raffles with its final winner last week. Thanks to volunteer Donna Werner who generously put together what I call a “go ahead, make my day” raffle basket.

Our lucky winner was member Gail Fraioli who was thrilled to get that phone call and have the basket delivered to her doorstep.

"Beware, Seeds are Germinating All Around You," by the Whistling Gardener

This little Northwest mist we just experienced reminds me that this is the time of year when all those little weed seeds that have been lying dormant in our soils suddenly get a notice from Mother Nature that it is time to wake up and start growing. There are three environmental signals that cause this response.

This little Northwest mist we just experienced reminds me that this is the time of year when all those little weed seeds that have been lying dormant in our soils suddenly get a notice from Mother Nature that it is time to wake up and start growing.

There are three environmental signals that cause this response…

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