Headlines from Snohomish, Monroe and Everett
Snohomish Car Show brings out community
Pat Connors of Bothell waves to a fellow car owner as a sits on the bumper of his salmon pink 1941 Chevy Coupe to watch as cars parade in for the 32nd annual Snohomish Classic Car and Hot Rod Display on Sunday, Sept. 28. Being one of the state’s largest car shows, the event this year attracted around 500 cars and trucks dating from the 1920s to present. First Street and many of the side streets were packed with car enthusiasts and families.
Divided council continues East Monroe pursuit
MONROE — In a consecutive series of 4-2 votes last week, the City Council voted to explore the cost of continuing to pursue the controversial East Monroe U.S. 2 rezone among other items. The votes angered a crowd of 40-plus city residents who oppose the plan, which would rezone 43 acres of open land into more valuable commercial zoning, of which he proponent's study says 15 acres is developable. More
Marijuana ban to be decided at council on Oct. 7
SNOHOMISH — At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7, the City Council will hold its public hearing and vote on the proposed ordinance to ban recreational marijuana businesses in town.
The City Council meets at the school district administration building, 1601 Ave. D. More
Monte Cristo Awards honor neighborhoods’ finest
EVERETT —The city will honor some of its most dedicated home and business owners, not for neighborly barbecues or quality customer service, but for immaculate front lawns and homes.
City officials will award nearly 60 residents and businesses at the 20th annual Monte Cristo Awards ceremony on Thursday Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m at the Everett Performing Arts Center, at the corner of Wetmore and Everett avenues. More
Hal Moe Pool site may have suitor
SNOHOMISH —Three items are being focused on by the city’s ad hoc Economic Development Committee: The Carnegie Building, Hal Moe Pool and affordable housing.
The Snohomish Affordable Housing Group, which built senior apartments next to the senior center in spring 2010, is interested in the site as of the Sept. 23 committee meeting. More
Meeting opens talk on overcrowding in Everett schools
EVERETT — The Everett School District is searching for solutions on overcrowding in schools for the near-term future.
A meeting to open the conversation is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Woodside Elementary, 17000 23rd Ave. SE, Bothell. After a presentation, the public can have one-on-one chats with each board member. More
Food banks hope for public’s help
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Fall is here and area food banks are all preparing for colder weather, the holiday season and hungry families who will be in need for basic food and living necessities.
The Snohomish, Sky Valley and Maltby food banks all can use some help. Here’s how-- More
Everett roundup: Marijuana talks, tax vote, Broadway Bridge
EVERETT — Plenty of things are happening in Everett.
The Broadway Bridge replacement will take a big step forward, the downtown Marriott is beginning construction, marijuana and property tax increases are on the horizon and the Riverfront Development took another step. More
More key stories on recent issues:
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Hagen Family Farm water fight * update
Snohomish County Heroin Epidemic
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