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Fossil dad: Fence building and other observations from the front lines of the new reality

On my way to experience the Nobel Peace Prize-winning clerks at my local Bartell I ran into a group of half-dozen folks were rebuilding a fence. Being curious and a cub-reporter, I asked one man about their efforts. “They wanted $18,000 so a bunch of us got together and build it for under seven,” he answered.

On my way to experience the Nobel Peace Prize-winning clerks at my local Bartell I ran into a group of half-dozen folks rebuilding a fence.

Being curious and a cub-reporter, I asked one man about their efforts.

“They wanted $18,000 so a bunch of us got together and built it for under seven,” he answered.

"Make Your Garden Sparkle with these 'Sunsparkler Sedums,'” by the Whistling Gardener

When it comes to plants that are sun tolerant, drought resistant, and pretty much maintenance free, nothing can compare to sedums. They are a group of plants that fit nicely into rockeries, spill over retaining walls, blended into sunny mixed borders, and are great just about anywhere you want a carefree plant. 

When it comes to plants that are sun tolerant, drought resistant, and pretty much maintenance free, nothing can compare to sedums.

They fit nicely into rockeries, spill over retaining walls, blended into sunny mixed borders, and are great just about anywhere you want a carefree plant. 

Penny Creek Elementary School students place in Youth Earth Day Challenge top three

Penny Creek Elementary School students Kylah Milony and Nate Ottem placed in the top three at their grade level for the Snohomish Conservation District's Youth Earth Day Challenge.

Penny Creek Elementary School students Kylah Milony and Nate Ottem placed in the top three at their grade level for the Snohomish Conservation District's Youth Earth Day Challenge.

Teacher Kirsten Judd’s combined third and fourth grade class was assigned a STEAM project in April to design environmental upgrades to an existing place.

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