A Camano Island Moment

Mount Baker appears beyond Skagit Bay in this view from the English Boom Historical Park on Camano Island.

One of my favorite places to visit on Camano Island is the English Boom Historical Park. Located near a tiny airfield where the runway literally ends at the edge of a bluff overlooking Skagit Bay, you’re still more likely to see bald eagles than planes coming from that airport ¬†(although, you could also see small… Continue reading A Camano Island Moment

Brush fire sparked by vehicle striking pole closes highway near Monroe

Driver at large B-roll (Monroe, WA) State Route 203 closed temporarily at N. High Rock Road just south of Monroe early Saturday evening after a vehicle struck a utility pole and left the scene. A small brush fire burned along the highway after several wires fell from the damaged pole. It appeared firefighters waited for… Continue reading Brush fire sparked by vehicle striking pole closes highway near Monroe

Police release surveillance photos of man who allegedly threatened to shoot customers inside Kmart store

(Marysville, WA) Lots of blue lights, but no special at the Marysville Kmart early Wednesday evening. Rather, the lights and sirens were all part of a large-scale response by law enforcement after an angry customer allegedly threatened to “shoot everyone” inside the store. The local SWAT team moved in. ¬†Customers and employees exited the building.… Continue reading Police release surveillance photos of man who allegedly threatened to shoot customers inside Kmart store