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For the love of Christmas trees

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Bill Campbell stands amongst the pre-cut Christmas trees at Wintergreen Tree Farm in Machias, where he now is the manager. He grew up in the business at his family’s tree farm off of Springhetti Road.

SNOHOMISH — Bill Campbell grew up on a Christmas tree farm, and loves seeing families share in the joy of their trees. Read the story

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Missing Man

Henry Groeneveld was last seen in Snohomish around 10:00 am on Monday, December 11, 2017. Mr. Groeneveld is 63 years old, 5'7" tall and 150 pounds. He has grey hair, blue eyes, was last seen wearing a red knit cap, brown pullover shirt and blue US Postal Service pants.

If you know Mr. Groeneveld's whereabouts, please Call 911

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Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

This holiday season, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds all drivers that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving and to always plan a sober ride before the holiday parties begin.

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Act fast to apply for Everett City Council, Thursday's the deadline

EVERETT — Act quick if you want a chance at joining the Everett City Council. The deadline was extended, but it's still Thursday, Dec. 14 Applications can be submitted to
City Hall or also be submitted via the city’s website,

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Opioid clinic zoning downtown advances

EVERETT — The Planning Commission voted 6-1 to approve a recommendation that would allow methadone clinics in the downtown core. However, the public comments were split down the middle. A key pivot pointon how to approach opioid clinics impacted the decision.
Their decision will go forward to the City Council, which could vote to change zoning downtown.

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Profiles of People: The Giver

Mike Wilson is a longtime government and history teacher at Cascade High School who has the Christmas spirit.
He's also begun dabbling in the arts.

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Snohomish swears in its new council members as first meeting goes smoothly

SNOHOMISH — Before a packed room, the four incoming city councilmembers and Mayor John Kartak were publicly sworn in amid cheers and applause, marking a new era along with the city’s new government structure that began officially late last month.A gallery is part of the story.

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Night of Christmas Jingles

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From left, Tully VanAssche, Annie VanAssche, Ava Larson and Ashley Rice sing “Silent Night” along with the audience during the annual “Night of Christmas Jingles” at Hidden Meadows Farm, near Snohomish, on Sunday, Dec. 10. The event brings back the time when the farmers and community people came together to forget the stresses of everyday life.

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Mayor John Kartak has first day in office

SNOHOMISH — In came the new Snohomish Mayor John Kartak. This was his first day. Here is how it went.

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Sno-Isle Libraries looking at levy to avoid cuts

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The board that oversees the Sno-Isle Regional Libraries system will be weighing its options and deciding this month whether to cut the library district’s operating budget—and services—or put a “levy lid lift” measure before voters next spring that would raise property taxes.

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Consultant: City should become more dense to get more revenue

SNOHOMISH — The city should add more people and allow more density to raise more revenue, according to an economic development consultant. The Pilchuck District is cited as one such avenue.

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Newly formed county effort acting on opioid crisis

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Last week, county officials announced an action plan that targets the opioid epidemic that has had law enforcement and health officials more stressed and strained in the last few years.

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Rehabilitating those who served

SNOHOMISH — The nonprofit Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors helps veterans largely fresh from tours of duty, where the
needs can be high. A small cadre of volunteers help organize supply drives, equine therapy and other therapies.

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