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SHS teens are building a tiny house

The teams of students building the tiny house at Snohomish High School were working on the framework of the home on Wednesday, March 8. The house will be shown at a showcase of skills in Olympia at the end of the month.

SNOHOMISH — Last week, a group of sophomore to senior boys in the twilight of their high school days were working on the tiny structure’s framing. Their deadline to finish the house was about two weeks away. Their tiny house will be shown at the CTE Showcase of Skills in Olympia on March 27 before Gov. Jay Inslee and other luminaries. Link to story...

2 shot, 1 dead in drug deal that went sour in north Everett

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. 

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Snohomish’s annual cleanup March 18 helps city sparkle

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.

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Snohomish approves contested long-term garbage contract

SNOHOMISH — The City Council approved having Snohomish sign a new contract with Republic Services of Lynnwood for solid waste or garbage collection.

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Meeting about Lord Hill Park mountain bike plan March 20

SNOHOMISH — There will be a public meeting on Monday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple 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.

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New senior center director Burlison tied to town

SNOHOMISH — The new director of the Snohomish Senior Center planted roots in Snohomish a long time ago.
The Snohomish Senior Center hired new executive director Sharon Burlison, 53, from a pool of candidates after director Bob Dvorak left to lead Everett’s senior center in November.
Burlison begins March 20.

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Explore Monroe’s small-town roots at event on Saturday

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
The program will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Monroe Library, 1070 Village Way. 

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Some apartments do not want to put in required fire alarms

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.

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Classroom closures sparked by PCB fears, new test results soon

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.

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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.
The meeting locations changed unexepectedly and differ from what is published in the March 1 edition. The Snohomish City Council meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.

Lake Tye Park to get new playground in spring

MONROE — The city will spend almost $400,000 to put a new playground in at Lake Tye Park this spring. A groundbreaking event is scheduled for Thursday, March 16.

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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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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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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 ...


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