EVERETT — In the scope
of minutes, an alleged drug deal involving four men went bad with an attempted robbery. The marijuana deal turned into a robbery. One victim was taken to the hospital, and the second victim was found deceased in the backyard of a house near the scene.
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 — The City Council approved having Snohomish sign a new contract with Republic Services of Lynnwood for solid waste or garbage collection.
SNOHOMISH — There will be a public meeting on Monday, March 20 at
6:30 p.m. at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave.to address concerns about a county plan to add a mountain bike trail system in Lord Hill Park.
Organizers have invited representatives from the county parks department to discuss the plans.
SNOHOMISH — The new director of the Snohomish Senior Center planted roots in Snohomish a long time ago.
MONROE — The Monroe Historical Society's spring program Saturday, March 18 will feature “Early Monroe” book author Dexter Taylor who will present a slide show and journey back in time to the late ‘60s and ‘70s when Monroe was a small town of 2,700
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 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.
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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