How hospitals are dealing with the mass of delta patients
EVERETT — Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, like all hospitals, is grappling with the pressure of higher volumes of hospitalizations caused by the delta variant of COVID-19.
SNOHOMISH — A full repave of the bumpy Bickford Avenue bridge over state Route 9 requires closing the bridge. The city says paving the bridge now is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 6. The Bickford detour uses side roads to reach 56th Street SE (east of King Charley's).
MONROE — A homebuilder is asking the city to edit its Comprehensive Plan to let it build homes on the much-debated East Monroe land along
SNOHOMISH — The only entry road to Pilchuck Park will need to be relocated away from where it sits today on an eroding riverbank. That much is a given, from what city engineer Yosh Monzaki explained to the city parks board last week.
CLEARVIEW — Three law enforcement officers with a King County-based SWAT agency shot a murder suspect as the result of an incident that happened in the parking lot of the Clearview Safeway (the former Albertsons) Monday afternoon around 2:40 p.m.
MONROE — When 350-plus runners take off at Lake Tye Park on Sunday, Oct. 3, the broader community is who benefits.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — COVID-19 infections are happening more than ever seen before during the pandemic. The transmission rate now hangs at a high level, which rattles health officials. The state is not at a point of crisis care, like Idaho is in, but surgeries and other care is being delayed at hospitals because of the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations.
EVERETT — Two volunteer-staffed groups are reaching out, hand in hand, with some much-needed services for homeless individuals in Snohomish County.
SNOHOMISH — The city announced last week that the planning department approved D.R. Horton’s site development permit toward a 110 single-family subdivision within 20 acres along Terrace Avenue. The homes could be available for purchase by late fall 2022, the homebuilder says.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A free smartphone app called PulsePoint that just launched in Snohomish County pings alerts to everyday citizens trained in CPR asking them to come give aid while medics are on their way.
EVERETT — Residents of The Grand Apartments, already facing a rent increase by the property’s new owners, Dimension Townhomes, LLC, claim they are now being evicted after complaining to the City of Everett about possible noise and safety violations.
SNOHOMISH — A write-in candidate for school board has sprung up in the southwestern part of the Snohomish School District.
Sarah Ricci is running against Jay Hagen for District 5.
SNOHOMISH — The lake in the center of Snohomish is struggling. Water clarity is down, phosphorous is increasing. Toxic algae blooms are sometimes seen because these are getting overfed by the fertile water. What can be done?
SNOHOMISH — The Tribune answers residents’ questions about Mayor John Kartak and City Councilman Larry Countryman’s 2021 campaign filings relating to property ownership. Some citizens claim 614 A, B and C Maple Ave. are not legitimate and were built without proper permits. Other items are disputed.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Opioid overdoses in Snohomish County are rising, with more than 90 dead and hundreds saved in just the first six months of 2021. A potent pain medication called Fentanyl is driving deaths and is heavily weighted in relation to treatment calls.
Several new police accountability bills went into effect in Washington state July 25, changing some of the ways police officers can interact with the public. This explainer article plainly describes what law enforcement can and cannot do in relation to mental health calls, approaching people for questioning, detaning people, the limitations on considering someone a suspect and more.
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