Self-titled "Freedom" County challenges Everett

freedom       2001-02-21 
In the shadow of Whitehorse Mountain, a chill of discontent flows through northern Snohomish County, through the place Thom Satterlee calls "Freedom." It is 1,000 square miles of mostly rural, mountainous territory far from Everett, ranging from Stanwood in the west all the way to eastern Washington. Thom Satterlee considers it a legal entity all its own.