Little Buzzle Fishing Map Nautical Charts AppHistorian Coll Thrush at the University of British Columbia, in his superb article “City of the Changers” in Pacific Historical Review, notes the stunning loss of worry as beginners blew up, carved up, replumbed, and remade the lands and waters where they had only in the near past arrived. Regional housing shortages and skyrocketing housing costs make the challenge worse. The burgeoning job facilities in Seattle and the east side of Lake Washington have brought more and more people chasing six figure tech work. That has pushed people to places like Granite Falls, 42 miles north of Seattle in Snohomish County. This city, near the Stillaguamish River, notched the second one fastest rate of growth among cities in the four county vital Puget Sound region of Snohomish, King, Pierce, and Kitsap Counties in 2018–2019. One reason is affordability.