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Reptile Man and critters wow students

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Forest View Elementary School third grader Chloe Haworth, 9, gently pets Sponge Bob Scale Pants, a 30-year-old African desert tortoise. Forest View students along with their parents were treated to a visit by zoologist Scott Petersen, “The Reptile Man” on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The evening event was part of science day at the school. Petersen brought a number of his reptile friends including a few snakes, turtles, lizards and an alligator from his Monroe based reptile zoo.

State House, Senate propose funds for SR 522

SR-522 was given some love in both the House and the Senate’s supplemental transportation budgets for additional funding to get the ball rolling for future widening.
In the House’s proposal, $1 million from federal appropriation solely for the sketch program — with priority given to the state Route 522 corridor between Maltby and the Snohomish River bridge — is proposed.

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Mayor Ray Stephanson talks jobs, housing

EVERETT — Everett’s mayor Ray Stephanson conveyed a simple message for various city topics: What floats a city is good neighbors, good jobs, good planning, and heart.

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Six arrested in county child sex sting operation, two men local

EVERETT — Six men were arrested for attempted rape of a child and commercial sexual abuse of a minor in a multi-agency sting investigation that culminated in Lynnwood. Two of the men were from Everett.

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City’s tourism strategy boasts old and new attractions

EVERETT — A presentation of Everett’s 2016 Tourism Strategy has been dropped from the city council’s docket this month, but the Tribune got a preview on what Everett is planning from Cultural Arts Director Carol Thomas...

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An open letter to Everett Salvation Army

EVERETT — Hats off to the great work the Everett Salvation Army has done for the poor and under resourced in Everett. No one will be surprised that the Salvation Army outreach meals in Everett may close. They did well to keep it open under such city administration pressure. It was just a matter of time.

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Konicke neighbors: ‘Stay away and let us grieve’

SNOHOMISH — Longtime neighbors of the Konicke family’s home located on a private drive off Dubuque Road have a simple message for strangers that keep intruding: “Stay away from our private road and let us grieve.”

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Two marijuana shops tops in state sales

EVERETT — Two area marijuana retail shops appear to dominate the sales scene for recreational marijuana.
According to information from, KushMart on Evergreen Way and Bud Hut south of city limits on 99 sell much more marijuana than area competitors

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Konicke seen fit for trial, which may start at end of March

SNOHOMISH — Zach Konicke, 29, who is charged with the murder of his mother and the arson of his parents’ Snohomish home in a Jan. 14 incident, was found mentally competent by the state late last week and will stand trial sometime in late March.
Konicke was charged with murder and arson in Snohomish County Superior Court Feb. 4. The mental evaluation review took place Feb. 12.

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Council to talk cell tower code with critics March 1

SNOHOMISH — The City Council had to postpone its public hearing on cell phone tower zoning rules to March 1 after the discussion on marijuana lasted more than two hours at the Feb. 16 council meeting.

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PUD chastised over high bills

EVERETT — Angered residents who received sticker shock from their power bills this winter demanded the Public Utility District (PUD) fix its system at a public meeting last week.

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Marijuana to go to ballots next year
Store ban upheld

SNOHOMISH — The city will send the decision on allowing marijuana retailers in town to the November 2017 general election. For now, the citywide ban persists.

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