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A world of riparian wildlife

Visiting the Northwest Stream Center in Everett


The administrative director at the Northwest Stream Center, Kerry Singleterry, observes the organisms in two window exhibits filled with freshwater muscles, cutthroat trout and freshwater crayfish on Friday, Aug. 10. The Northwest Stream Center is located at McCollum Park.
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Junior football team adds helmet caps to reduce brain damage risk

SNOHOMISH — The thought behind introducing new impact-reducing headgear in a youth football league is to have less concussions and more players while having better safety measures.

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Fire crews see grueling summer fighting wildfires in Wash., Calif.

By ANGELA COOPER-McCORKLE Published August 15, 2018     Fire crews see grueling summer fighting wildfires in Wash., Calif.  SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Local firefighters are protecting lives and land on three fronts— in-district, in-state, and elsewhere— as WashiSNOHOMISH COUNTY — Local firefighters are protecting lives and land on three fronts— in-district, in-state, and elsewhere— as Washington fires multiply and the Mendocino Complex Fire in California makes history as that state’s largest.

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Allowing addiction service clinics in downtown Everett debated

By MICHAEL WHITNEY Published August 15, 2018    Allowing addiction service clinics in downtown Everett debated  EVERETT — People spoke up about whether to allow substance abuse clinics downtown last week, and the council is yet to make up its mind. A voteEVERETT — People spoke up about whether to allow substance abuse clinics downtown last week, and the council is yet to make up its mind. A vote on clinics is wrapped into the larger Metro Plan vote Aug. 29.

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Freshest officers for Monroe Police have family in the force

MONROE — Two new police officers for Monroe haven't missed a beat.

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Monroe in-town shuttle bus to Duvall starts service

MONROE — An in-town shuttle loop service that goes to Duvall makes stops at the S. Lewis Street park, at North Kelsey Street next to Galaxy Way (the movie theater), at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds/Evergreen Division Courthouse, at the YMCA on Fryelands Boulevard and at the Monroe Community Senior Center on Village Way near the food bank and down the road from the library.

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Kindness takes center stage at Snohomish fair Aug. 18

SNOHOMISH — At this fair, kindness to others is the focus.

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On rural roads, sharing the pavement requires patience

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Motorists and bicyclists sharing the road should steer clear of each other. A rundown of safety tips as cycling season is upon us.

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Preliminary Snohomish economic growth plan previewed

SNOHOMISH — Expanding the city boundaries and bringing in more business are two items in a preliminary five-point plan for economic development discussed recently.

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U.S. 2 trestle closures continue

EVERETT — More work on the trestle is planned for this weekend.
All lanes of westbound U.S. 2 on the Hewitt Avenue trestle from 7 p.m. Friday Aug. 17 to 4 a.m. Monday Aug. 20.

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“The Wizard of All Aboard”: A unique troupe reimagines Oz

By ANGELA COOPER-McCORKLE Published August 8, 2018    “The Wizard of All Aboard”: A unique troupe reimagines Oz  EVERETT —  “The Wizard of All Aboard” is a unique look at the Oz classic. It starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The performance is at tEVERETT —  “The Wizard of All Aboard” is a unique look at the Oz classic. It starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The performance is at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 2913 W. Marine View Drive. The performance is free: Donations are appreciated and proceeds fund scholarships to enable more clients to participate at All Aboard.

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Overdoses examined

overdoseSNOHOMISH COUNTY — During a one-week period in July, 57 drug overdoses were reported in Snohomish County. Officials took a snapshot of the epidemic and shared strategies they're using to fight it.

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Blueberry farmers finding success from superfood status

SNOHOMISH — As the benefits of the low calorie fruit have become better known, their popularity has surged.

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Elections 2018: Incumbents face challenges


Everett City Council Race

Tyler Rourke     42.43% - 4,235 votes
Liz Vogeli         32.83% - 3,276 votes
Ethel McNeal    23.56% - 2,351 votes

More results and responses here
State Sen. Wagoner and Elizabeth Scott both cautiously optimistic but only one will advance.
In 39th, Ivan Lewis and Robert Sutherland likely to advance as Hayden trails heavily.
PUD board commissioners face tight competition.

Results displayed as of count released Tuesday, Aug. 7


Special focus reports this year from the Tribune

Affordable housing gaps reflect
countywide crunch for shelter

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Pressures on the market combined with
a housing supply far short of demand has left people
strapped in being able to find affordable housing.


Snohomish County’s homeless children widespread

A rainbow of flavor at
area farmers markets


Doug Ramsay photo

Co-owner Taylor Barker of Waxwing Farm near Mount Vernon restocks the carrots in the organic farm’s stand at the Everett Farmers Market on Sunday, Aug. 5. The Everett Farmers Market has two different locations. One is at 2333 32nd Street from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays thru Sept. 26. The other is at Boxcar Park on 1200 Millwright Loop W. on Sundays thru Oct. 14. The Snohomish Farmers Market is open Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m. until Sept. 27 at the Carnegie Building off of First Street in Snohomish. On Aug. 15, the Monroe Farmers Market will have their last event of the season from 3 to 7 p.m., at Monroe Plaza in the old Albertson’s parking lot.



 

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