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  • Traxx Indoor Raceway fun for kids – and kids at heart

    MUKILTEO, Wash. — There’s a popular saying that “Youth is wasted on the young,” but that problem is easily solved when anyone, of any age, steps into Mukilteo’s Traxx Indoor Raceway. For 20 years, they’ve served the Northwest and manager Chris Kruse (yes, that’s his real name) has been here since nearly the beginning. “I started off just as a track flagger in high school and worked my way up and through the process, became a manager and I’ve been […]

  • Longtime customer buys Mukilteo Chocolate Co., makes it her own

    MUKILTEO, Wash. — French chocolate mint, dark chocolate classic, or Mukilteo mocha. There are literally dozens of truffles to choose from at the Mukilteo Chocolate Company, all of which are hand-crafted by owner Laurie Ellis. “It’s a two-day process to make a batch of truffles. You have to make a filling, let it cool, put the filling in a chocolate shell and then let that sit overnight, and the next day you have to come in and hand-coat them. And […]

  • Spooky small town transforms from Bucoda to ‘Boo-coda’ in October

    BUCODA Wash. – With a population of just over 500 people, a city 20 miles south of Olympia officially transforms from Bucoda to “Boo-coda” to embrace the Halloween spirit. From 1874 to 1888 Bucoda was the site of Washington’s first territorial prison, and according to the locals, there are plenty of spirits that still live in the town. Throughout the month, Boo-coda hosts a series of frightfully-fun events, including casket races, hearse processions, a Zombie 5k race, a Jack-O-Lantern carving […]

  • 433 miles in their shoes: Bender walks across the state in the name of sick kids

    Longtime radio personality Bender Cunningham didn't let his unexpected job loss get in the way of a cause he holds dear: helping families in Washington get lifesaving care for their sick children.

  • Shop for basics in the men’s section – and more fall fashion tips

    KIRKLANS, Wash. – Swap out swimsuits for form-fitting pants, slouchy turtlenecks, and bold blazers for fall. Fresh off of her trip to New York Fashion Week, we enlisted the help of fashion expert and blogger Whitney Powell for tips and tricks on how to make this transition easily and keep it budget-friendly. Edit your wardrobe: Follow the one-year rule. If you haven’t worn it in a year and it still has the tag on it, or if you can’t think […]

  • Volunteers Wanted to Hike with a Malamute

    Puyallup, Wash., – Malamutes who, through no fault of their own, find themselves without a home are being rescued and rehabilitated by the Washington Alaskan Malamute Adoption League. The 100% volunteer-run, 501c.3 non-profit organization has been working in animal rescue for over 20 years serving both Washington and Oregon. The need for volunteers is endless and they’ve created the Hike with a Malamute program to provide a unique experience for both humans and dogs. Volunteers are welcome to take the rescue’s […]

  • Northwest Folklife invites all generations to “Global Playgound”

    SEATTLE – The whole family is invited to play, dance, sing, learn and try something new at the 6th Annual Seattle Children’s Festival. The two-day event celebrates dynamic arts, cultures and traditions that thrive in the great Pacific Northwest community. The Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion will be filled with entertainment and excitement including 2 main stages, 4 interactive workshop spaces, 2 Discovery Zones full of hands-on activities, a STEAM Lab, and more. One of the featured groups set to […]

  • Boats Afloat brings activities for all ages to South Lake Union

    SEATTLE – The 41st annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show, the West Coast’s largest floating boat show, is welcoming guests throughout the weekend on South Lake Union. For the newbie looking to get into boating, or the boater just back from a summer of cruising and lusting after a bigger boat, Boats Afloat is the place to kick some anchors. It includes a wide variety of things-to-do for families of all ages including: Free family boat rides – Cruise Lake […]

  • Learn car control and confidence in the Cascade foothills

    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. – The ability to drive on any surface, at any time, in any weather makes for the best drivers. From fifteen to 85+, students at DirtFish are taught car control, confidence and safety behind the wheel. All of this is done based on the roots of rally racing. The form of motorsport uses road-legal cars and can be done at the expansive, 300 acres, DirtFish property just off of I-90 in Snoqualmie. Instructors are available with a wide […]

  • All aboard: Port Orchard nonprofit offers free train rides – and smiles

    South Kitsap Regional Park has all the typical things you’d expect: baseball fields, hiking trails and, of course, a playground. But what makes this park special is the group of volunteers on a mission to make kids smile.

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