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Old Mine Trail, Darrington

Then & Now Old Mine Trail, Arlington/Darrington1st Trip- April 2016 (Photos) 2nd Trip - April 2017 (Photos & Review) Our 2017 trip focused very much on our second try at the Old Mine Trail. There were a couple of reasons for that. To begin with, it wasn’t just our...

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Mill Creek Town Center

Mill Creek Town CenterThe Mill Creek Town Center is home to a wide array of local options, primarily ones that you can use to fill your stomach. There are restaurants covering a wide spectrum of cuisines - American, Latin, Mexican, Greek, Asian & more. It’s a truly...

The Very Green City of Edmonds

Follow the Green City Streets Edmonds, WAThe City of Edmonds is one of, if not the, greenest city in Snohomish County both in the form of the programs and education it offers, as well as what can be found on its streets. We will start with the latter first. Walking...

Silvana, WA

Never Too Old To Find Somewhere New Silvana, WashingtonIt may come as a shock that just a few short weeks ago, this gal had no idea that Silvana was located in Snohomish County. Yep, it’s right here in our own backyard, and thanks to a traffic jam on I5, I finally got...

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Old Mine Trail, Darrington

Then & Now Old Mine Trail, Arlington/Darrington1st Trip- April 2016 (Photos) 2nd Trip - April 2017 (Photos & Review) Our 2017 trip focused very much on our second try at the Old Mine Trail. There were a couple of reasons for that. To begin with, it wasn’t just our...

Beyond Our Borders: Concrete, WA

We now have a monthly feature called Beyond Our Borders, highlighting the local strong towns and businesses around us. Kicking it all off is the town of Concrete, located just North of Arlington/Darrington. Join us as we take in its history, beauty, and local businesses like 5b’s Bakery and Cascade Burgers.

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Lime Kiln Trail, Granite Falls

Journey Back In Time Lime Kiln Trail, Granite FallsLime Kiln Trail in Granite Falls, is a 6.7 mile (in and out) trail located just outside of the city. I would rate this one difficult length wise but still fairly flat and easy for most of the trail. Just make sure you...

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View From Here: The SnoCo Kid

Check out some of the many adventures of The SnoCo Kid over our last two years in this months bonus View From Here feature.

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VIEW: Tsubaki Grand Shrine

View From Here Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America, Granite FallsThe Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America is probably the most peaceful place you will find in Snohomish County, and that is coming from someone who spends a lot of time in the great outdoors, off the grid. Upon...

Evergreen Arboretum, Everett

View From Here Evergreen Arboretum, EverettInterested in purchasing any of these photos, then message me via Facebook/ Instagram or email me at snocogal@livethesnocolife.com. Available as 12x18 prints, $25 without a frame, $35 with a borderless frame. Let us know what...