Local News First steps amid the first blooms in the Skagit Valley Originally published March 20, 2020 at 7:07 pm Updated March 21, 2020 at 7:55 am Share story By Mike Siegel Seattle Times staff photographer Mike Siegel: firstname.lastname@example.org. View Comments Posting comments is now limited to subscribers only. View subscription offers here. For more information, visit our FAQ's. The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.