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SNOHOMISH — Tuesday night's City Council meeting will be held at its usual spot, 1601 Ave. D in the school district administration building.
The March 21 meeting has been scheduled to be at the Carnegie Building, 105 Cedar Ave. at the corner of First Street and Cedar Avenue.
The meeting locations appear to have changed since the March 1 edition was published. The Snohomish City Council meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.

Tons of debris removed

From center left, Sarah Lunstrum of Monroe, Melanie Modrell of Duvall and Jill Brumbaugh of Monroe pick up debris while cleaning up a homeless encampment on the south bank of the Skykomish River outside of Monroe on Saturday, Feb. 25. More than 80 volunteers, some from as far away as Oregon and Wenatchee, spent the morning clearing out the encampment near the Lewis Street Bridge. The cleanup was able to get done in less than two hours; it was organized by the nonprofit group RiverJunky, which cleans up waterways and campsites around the state.

Most work lately on Sea-Sno Mill has been in background

SNOHOMISH — The owners of the Sea-Sno Mill site across the river from First Street have been asking for the county to loosen its development restrictions for the site, and the city last November sent a letter in support.
That’s where everything basically stopped, when it comes to what's happening in public view.

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$1.5m bail set in fatal attack at Echo Lake home

SNOHOMISH — The man accused of murdering one woman with a carpet knife and seriously injuring her daughter at the mother's Echo Lake area home had a judge levy $1.5 million in bail. The search warrant documents show details on what happened that fateful February afternoon.

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Snohomish council ponders moving public pot vote to August

SNOHOMISH — A suggestion to move the date of Snohomish’s public advisory marijuana ballot measure from November to August will get further discussion at the March 21 City Council meeting.
The topic came up in consideration that a marijuana retailer is blocked from opening shop in town.

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Maltby residents get time to chat with county leaders

MALTBY — Dozens of people gathered in the main sanctuary of The Church at Maltby last week to talk with county officials about big topics for the Maltby area.
Concerns included traffic, noise and the proposed large apartment complex off of Paradise Lake Road.

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Everett residents may vote on council districts in fall

EVERETT — A citizen initiative petition is in the works to have the council be elected by geographic voting districts for Everett on voters’ ballots this November.

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How the county’s biodiesel-making effort in Cathcart flopped

CATHCART — What happened with Snohomish County's attempt to become a regional center for biodiesel?

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New Mukilteo ferry terminal to start construction this summer

MUKILTEO — The new terminal, set to open in late 2019, should be bigger, faster and safer. A meeting last week outlayed the Washington Department of Transportation's plans.

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The case of fish escaping out of Blackmans Lake

SNOHOMISH — Fish planted in Blackmans Lake are escaping to waters they shouldn’t, and the city, at the request of the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, is looking to block their passage.

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Hike of the Month: Ebey's Landing

Whidbey Island's wild coast offers views from up high that are to behold.

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Councilman Tom Hamilton is city's new mayor as Guzak steps down

SNOHOMISH — The city has a new mayor, Tom Hamilton, after Councilwoman Karen Guzak gave her mayoral resignation during last week’s council meeting.
Guzak will remain on council, and explains why she exited from her position.

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Saving lives in remote places

Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue can use your help

— For 50 years, these crews have responded to the call to trek into the wildnerness to find the lost, missing and vulnerably injured. The volunteer group responds to missions at all hours and is already seeing more missions come in for 2017. More ...

Snohomish wants ideas for Averill master plan

SNOHOMISH — The public was surveyed at recent meetings on how to reshape the Averill Youth Complex block, which includes the Hal Moe Pool site and Snohomish Boys & Girls Club.

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