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Second Chance Wildlife Center in Snohomish a haven for animals to heal

Second Chance operator Shirley Shumway talks to Eclipse, a barred owl that can no longer fly and has been a resident with another injured barred owl at the rehab center in the Fobes Hill area west of Snohomish.

SNOHOMISH —  As the summer winds down into fall, so do the birds and animals healing at the Second Chance Wildlife Care Center on Fobes Hill. More...

Council members stand against Prop. 2 at contentious meeting

SNOHOMISH —  All of the City Council is against Proposition No. 2, but the decision was preceded by criticisms of both the council taking the stand and also the people who put Proposiiton 2 onto the ballot.

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County planners preparing new park by Maltby that would convert Carousel Ranch horse farm acreage

MALTBY —  A new, large park will sprout off of Highway 9 in the next two years.The acreage it would sit on has a longstanding history. While park planners set up how the park will look, the county parks department wants your input.

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Study to help plan Hal Moe Pool site approved

SNOHOMISH —  Undertaking a study to assess what needs to be done to morph the Hal Moe Pool building into a multi-use community center received council approval in a 5-2 vote last week.

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Rural alcohol proposal sent back for reworking

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A county proposal to allow craft alcohol stands on rural land was sent back for reworking. The idea has stirred some concern among farmers.

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Food banks can use your help this fall

Food banks are gearing up for fall and the upcoming holiday season, and need some key items donated by the community. Nonperishable food, fresh produce and even cash to help food banks buy in bulk can help keep shelves full for clients. Nearby food banks described their needs

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Council OK with shortening official record meeting minutes

SNOHOMISH —  Beginning in October, City Council meetings will no longer be documented in detail by the city for the official record, with the City Council voting last week to opt for issuing summary minutes.

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Bullets dropping from above Snohomish bar a mystery

SNOHOMISH — The mysterious old nuggets of fire are rusty and resemble small rocks, but the rifle bearings and casing clues give away their identity as bullets. They've been falling out of the building that houses Stewart's Place bar, and the bar's owner wants to know the history of these bullets.

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Metro Plan will help shape downtown Everett and beyond

EVERETT — The city’s Metro Everett plan to shape the city core into a more walkable, livable area is coming along smoothly, although with ambitious goals to manage expected population growt
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Companies, leaders look to make good health a public priority

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Snohomish County health care leaders gathered Sept. 9 at the Tulalip Resort and Casino to collaborate in some unconventional ways on a quest to create a healthier community at the second annual “Edge of Amazing” summit.

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Report: Health District needs to look inward first to survive

EVERETT — The Snohomish Health District should do some soul searching first to get on solid footing for its future, an important report on its situation summarizes.

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Everett considering reallowing "mother in law" units — rentals in backyards that act as infill housing

EVERETT —  City planners could open the door to allowing small houses to spring up in backyards, pending City Council approval.

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Records requests blowing Snohomish's legal budget

SNOHOMISH — The city is taking issue with overshooting
its legal and professional services budget due to a high number of public records requests in 2016. The city clerk reports that as of Aug. 23, she has logged 83 public records requests, which is almost three times as many records requests the city received in all of 2015.

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