EVERETT — Some of Everett's larger older apartment complexes are seeking exemptions from having to install fire alarm systems. Meanwhile, a handful of apartment complexes are complying and have either begun the process or now have alarms put in, including The Bluffs Apartments on Casino Road, where a fatal fire there in 2015 prompted interest in city-wide compliance.
MONROE — Seven spaces at the Sky Valley Education Center alternative school were closed to students on Wednesday, March 1 after test results showed high levels of PCB contaminants. The district believes the test may have given a false positive and new test results should be back by Friday, March 10.
SNOHOMISH — The cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 18 — rain or shine — and volunteers should bring their own tools, work gloves, and other desired equipment. They can pre-register through their church or sign up at the Hal Moe Pool parking lot on Third Street beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event.
SNOHOMISH CITY COUNCIL MEETING LOCATION CHANGE
SNOHOMISH — The March 21 City Council meeting has been scheduled to be at the Carnegie Building, 105 Cedar Ave. at the corner of First Street and Cedar Avenue.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CATHCART — What happened with Snohomish County's attempt to become a regional center for biodiesel?
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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