What a year of change it has been.
Wildfires engulfed the West. Hurricanes swept through the East. In the Puget Sound region, we became all too familiar with deep red sunsets and hazy, mountain-less skies. As our climate changed, urban and rural communities did too. Pierce and Snohomish counties saw more growth than anywhere else in the country. Acreage prices for farmland soared. More Washington farmers approached retirement.