Four Year Anniversary of The Snohomish County Reporter

February 13, 2018
4 yrs... and what have I accomplished? What have I changed? Who have I helped? Well I was pondering the same thing over the past few weeks as I laid here trying to recover from the second bout of pneumonia, in betw...

Editor’s Notice

I'm sure many of you have noticed I haven't posted in quite some time. I have been fighting for my life over the past few weeks and I finally turned the curve but I still have a long recovery ahead of me. I'm out o...
January 26, 2017

Honoring a Request From a Reader

A reader from the Monroe Monitor asked me to post this because they couldn't get the monitor to post their letter to the Editor. I was kind of hesitant to do so because I really like the Monitor but this is a story...
December 28, 2016

Pay to Click Journalism v. Activist Journalism

December 5, 2016

Looking For Opportunities in the Criminal Justice Field?

I found this online and thought I'd share it with you since I've had quite a few folks ask how they can get into the Criminal Justice System. Not sure why they would ask me, but here you go: This website was bro...
August 11, 2016

Raves: Good Things From Bad Things

As some of you may know, I lost my mobile home in the fires in Eastern Wa last year, it wasn't a total loss because a widower and his kids got my solar panels, generator, appliances and other items needed to make sure...
March 23, 2016

If You’re Going To Threaten Me… Make it Credible

I get tips, I get rants and raves... and I get threats. Some are so screwy that I'm not sure if they are actually threats, the one I got tonight was very clear. Some I just screw with them back and forth until they...
January 23, 2016

So You Want to Be a Whistle Blower? Know How to Keep Yourself Safe First

I get tips from all over the country, pretty much every day, I also get lots of questions. I hope to answer some of those here. If you see a problem or an illegal activity at work, common sense says: Tell the head ...
November 10, 2015

Questions and Answers (about our paper and our mission)

I've gotten a good deal of emails with questions as to what our mission is and why we are here. I started down this road by first writing a blog about an ongoing situation with the City of Everett because I was hon...
July 24, 2015