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A gem saved from the wrecking ball
Historic house in Snohomish avoids demolition

Doug Ramsay photo

Adam and Dana Hendry show off the kitchen and common area of the 129-year-old house on Cedar Avenue that they remodeled in downtown Snohomish. The planks on the ceiling are made of wooden shiplap said to be original to the house, which was discovered during the remodel process. “It was like striking gold,” Dana Hendry said.

SNOHOMISH — A 129-year-hold home that could have been demolished instead is renovated and the history is holds is remarkable. More on this story...


High school boundary adjustments in Everett being mapped

EVERETT — For fall 2020, the current, roughed-out plan is to move about 400 students north from Jackson to Cascade High School and 400 Cascade students to Everett High School. More on this story...

Public works yard on Avenue D being prepared for eventual sale

SNOHOMISH — A county owned 10-acre parcel along Avenue D is being cleaned up for possible sale next year. More on this story...

Obscenities, slurs spread over phones halt Glacier Peak HS assembly

SNOHOMISH — At least two students disrupted an assembly at Glacier Peak High School last week by spreading hateful messages through internet-connected devices. Law enforcement is investigating. More on this story...

Monroe plans to honor trees, take Christmass tree donations

MONROE — The city plans to recognize trees and also is taking Christmas trees for replanting after the holiday. More on this story...

The Grinch goes into hiding

Doug Ramsay photo

Knowing people were chasing him, the Grinch made a quick appearance at the start of a 5K and 10K run and quickly went into hiding. But that didn’t keep the hundreds of runners from participating in the fifth annual Chase the Grinch Outta Snohomish run on Sunday, Dec. 3. Runners of all ages dressed for the festive occasion to take a run down the Centennial Trail.



Condemned in Everett: Not all houses are vacated

EVERETT — The city is home to 34 houses and businesses that have an active condemnation order. The property owner — whether that be a bank or a landlord — is responsible for keeping people out. The order is not always met with success. More on this story...

Christmas House helps ensure gifts for low-income families

EVERETT — Christmas House opens this week to make sure every famiy can provide joy to their children. It's run by a cadre of volunteers and the gifts are all free. More on this story...

Family realizes community’s grace after home burns

SNOHOMISH — The community stepped up in numerous ways to assist a family whose home burned in an accidental fire earlier this month. More on this story...

Burglar alarm reforms in Everett aim to cut false calls for service

EVERETT — False alarms are causing unnecessary police responses. Changes to the rules, including a registry, should solve this. The registry will have a fee. More on this story...

Serving everyone equally: Snohomish's Community Kitchen

SNOHOMISH — The dinners each Monday and Thursday give meals to anyone and everyone of every income level, attracting a close-knit group of friends plus anyone wishing for a meal (closed Thanksgiving). More on this story...

Everett plastic bag ban would have delayed timeline

EVERETT — If the council bites on a bag ban Dec. 5, it could be October when the city makes it required. More on this story...

Monroe selects a permanent police chief, Jeff Jolley

MONROE — The city has a new police chief.
He'll start in December.


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Profiles of People: "Ice Cream or Fruit"

SNOHOMISH — Snohomish Fire Lieutenant Whitney Mansfield eats healthy and has optimism while having a firefighter's life with ups and downs. More on this story...

“Vagrant faces” page, which catalogs accused people, wants anti-street crime message to empower residents

MONROE — A new Facebook group focusing on street crimes in Monroe has gathered more than 900 members in its first five weeks. Its goal is to enhance the public dialogue on street crime issues, but its effort has faced growing pains. On the site, members share experiences and post photos about aggressive panhandling, drug use, car prowls, loitering and homeless encampments. More on this story...



 

 

  

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