In Episode #3 you will hear Sky Russell's story "17 Miles Gone" about Gettysburg, and then Utah joins him in a rendition of "On Top of Old Smokey" a traditional American Scout Song that lies happily and most fortunately in the public domain.
In Episode #2 music performed by Utah and Sky includes Leaving on a Jet Plane written by John Denver in 1966, and Gravity sung by Alison Kraus and performed by Union Station.
In Episode #1 music performed by Utah and Sky includes the introduction to their 2016 Fall show and the theme is all about being "GONE". Special performance in the intro is Sky's daughter M. Rose. Listen to Crying on the Shoulder of the Road.
This is the beginning of a series of stories to be recorded "Voice of Everett's Past". Listen to these stories while visiting an exhibit by Susan Ganz which is on exhibit at the Black Lab Gallery on Hewitt thru mid November 2016. http://blacklabonlinegallery.com/index.php/susan-gantz.
Listen to the first series of stories that were recorded in October of 2016.
Jack O’Donnell an Everett native shares some of his stories growing up in Everett. He was a columist for the Herald Newspaper "Seems Like Yesterday". http://www.heraldnet.com/news/herald-seems-like-yesterday-columnist-jack-odonnell-is-retiring.
The Kennister Sisters, Betty Purves, and Pearl Herbert who are in their 80's, not only grew up in Everett, but raised their families and worked to help their family make ends meet.
Karen Erickson who is recording the series "Voices of Everett's Past", lives in the historic Madrona Apts. in downtown Everett and walks to her office on Colby in the historic Culmback Building.
If you have a story you would like to share, please contact Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Episode #4 find Utah Red and Sky Russell to their best this most powerful song Nearest Distant Shore, made popular by Trisha Yearwood and ending with “Red River Valley”, one of Sky’s Dad’s favorites. Oh yeah, Sky shares his favorite Michael Jordan quote. So be sure to listen to the end.
In Episode #3 you will find Sky Russell's story about the people who lived in “Squak” and Utah joins him in a rendition of "Oh My Darling Clementine" a traditional American western folk ballad that lies happily and most fortunately in the public domain.
In Episode #2 find Utah and Sky throwing quotations and witticisms at you plus Jerry Jeff Walker's "Mr Bojangles" and "Standing Knee Deep in a River" sung by Kathy Mattea on the Mercury Record Label.
In Episode #1 music performed by Utah and Sky includes the introduction to their Summertime theme “Toughness and Frugality”, plus the first song of the podcast “Love at the Five and Dime” written by Nancy Griffith which made the “country top three” by the fabulous Kathy Mattea.
Serving Skagit, Island, and Northern Snohomish counties, the Salal Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) is dedicated to the preservation, conservation, and study of the native plants of Washington and to the education of the public on the values of native flora and its habitat.
We had a great time visiting the Salal Chapter and talking with Brenda Cunningham who helps to keep the group organized from actual work in the garden, to scheduling, and meetings. This is the 25th year for the Mt Vernon Chapter and 40 years for the Washington Native Plant Society. Be sure to check out the website and consider joining wnps.org/salal/index2.html
Listen to our interview with Gene R. Fosheim about the book he wrote about his father Raymond Fosheim, who grew up in a Norwegian-American family in one of the most beautiful places on earth, Everett, Washington. Read this heartwarming family history and learn a lot about Everett history as well. This book can be purchased at http://www.amazon.com/Mill-Town-Boy-Gene-Fosheim/dp/1522782400