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Fun on the beach


Jim Scolman photo

Four-month-old Josie, a Golden mix, takes her pal, Megan Owen, both from Bothell, on a walk on a Mukilteo beach during a beautiful sun-splashed Saturday, July 25. Many beachgoers wore their masks. The weather this week is anticipated to continue to stay dry, with clouds beginning to roll in during the later half of the week, according to weather forecasts at press time Monday, July 27.


Snohomish Midtown District Task Force meets Tuesday

SNOHOMISH — Meeting details for the Tuesday, July 28 meeting are here. The meeting is to reshape part of the Avenue D corridor. More on this story...


Snohomish Schools’ fall re-opening plan forming

SNOHOMISH — The Snohomish School District has released three options for re-opening which were presented at last week’s school board meeting and made available for public input. More on this story...


In related news: Altered HS sports schedule set, placing less-contact sports earlier



City of Snohomish offering business relief grants

SNOHOMISH — Time is short for small businesses to try for a piece of $200,000 in city relief grants. The deadline is Aug. 1.  More on this story...


Two may be charged for June 1 clash on First Street

SNOHOMISH — Police recommended charges against two men who tangled with each other during a Monday, June 1 march on First Street, an incident that is remembered most for a teenager being punched in the face and getting a concussion.  More on this story...


August primary - ballots due Aug. 4


Flowing Lake Park is once again
open to the public


Jake Berg photo

Snohomish’s Flowing Lake Park is open to the public. Many families and members of the community took advantage of the good weather last week by enjoying the sun, swimming in the lake and boating.
It is $10 for a day pass. Due to the construction taking place at the park, parking can be scarce.
Camping at the park’s designated campgrounds is now open as well.


Snohomish real estate duo's TV show renewed

SNOHOMISH — Twin sisters with a TV show make deals not usually seen in the real estate industry, by doing the legwork to rehab homes on the market using their own money. More on this story...



Everett waterfront construction burns down

EVERETT — A 4-alarm fire Thursday, July 16 destroyed the north building of the Waterfront Place Apartments, a 266-unit complex currently under construction in the 1300 and 1400 blocks of W. Marine View Drive due to open in coming months.  More on this story...


Food banks seeing shift in clients and overall drop recently

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Food bank directors are reporting a drop in client numbers, and have some theories why, but emphasize that food banks are open and ready when people need them.  More on this story...



Everett Police reviewing its rulebook for officers

EVERETT — Mayor Cassie Franklin and Police Chief Dan Templeman have committed to conducting a new review of the Police Department’s policies, including use of force, training, and standards as related to community expectations, in the wake of national and local calls for reforms to policing and the criminal justice system. However, many of the reforms requested in the public discourse already are in the city's rulebook. More on this story...


30% of county households don’t earn enough for basic expenses

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Approximately one-third of people across Washington state do not earn enough income to provide themselves a basic survival budget for their living expenses, according to a new report from the United Ways of the Pacific Northwest.  More on this story...


Monroe police K-9 Sam assists in large drug bust

MONROE — Monroe Police narcotics K-9 Sam had the largest find of his three-year career with partner Officer Devin Tucker while assisting the Everett Police Department in the search of a vehicle a couple months ago. More on this story...





Everett council districts map almost ready for public input

EVERETT — The public hearing will be August 3rd.  More on this story...



Narcan is now required in large school districts

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Starting in the fall of the 2020-2021 school year, high schools in districts with more than 2,000 students are required to keep naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal medication, on campus.  More on this story...



Everett hedgehog breeder avoids penalties after investigation

EVERETT — Police have declined to file charges against a breeder accused of housing 53 hedgehogs in dirty enclosures. More on this story...



Incoming Snohomish fire chief begins next month

SNOHOMISH — Snohomish County Fire District No. 4 will be getting a new chief Aug. 1.
Don Waller, who hails from Winthrop, Washington, and currently the deputy fire chief of District 4, will replaceRon Simmons, who retires at the end of July. Waller, who has been deputy chief since September 2019, will oversee 30 full-time firefighters, 25 part-time firefighters and a staff of seven.  More on this story...



Collecting blood for animals-in-need

SNOHOMISH — In the U.S., it is estimated that every two seconds, someone is in need of a blood transfusion. Pets need blood transfusions, too. A local vet has a program to collect donations. More on this story...


Months later, Monroe woman Kenna Harris is still missing

MONROE — Kenna Harris, 25, has been missing since March 31. More than two months later, her family, friends and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit continue to search for information that may help in locating her.


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Teen injured in conflict during flare-up Monday, June 1


Snohomish saw no riot Sunday; area Antifa says it did not post message that drew people to First Street

SNOHOMISH — First Street did not see a large-scale protest like what happened in Seattle and Bellevue in response to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis by a police officer, but rumors that rioters were coming had people lining the sidewalk Sunday, May 31 just in case. The group pinpointed as being the source that Antifa would convene in Snohomish says it never said this. More on this story...

Photo gallery from Sunday, May 31 activity in Snohomish

Outrage in Snohomish over situation, leadership response to May 31 events

SNOHOMISH — Political backlash and public disappointment over last week’s events is turning divisive. More on this story...

Snohomish Town Hall works to reconcile issues

SNOHOMISH — People looking for solutions convened online last week in a city-organized town hall about racism and how to move forward from the events from May 31. More on this story...







 

  

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