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A rainbow of flavor at
area farmers markets

Doug Ramsay photo

Co-owner Taylor Barker of Waxwing Farm near Mount Vernon restocks the carrots in the organic farm’s stand at the Everett Farmers Market on Sunday, Aug. 5. The Everett Farmers Market has two different locations. One is at 2333 32nd Street from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays thru Sept. 26. The other is at Boxcar Park on 1200 Millwright Loop W. on Sundays thru Oct. 14. The Snohomish Farmers Market is open Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m. until Sept. 27 at the Carnegie Building off of First Street in Snohomish. On Aug. 15, the Monroe Farmers Market will have their last event of the season from 3 to 7 p.m., at Monroe Plaza in the old Albertson’s parking lot.


Elections 2018: Incumbents face challenges

Everett City Council Race

Tyler Rourke     42.43% - 4,235 votes
Liz Vogeli         32.83% - 3,276 votes
Ethel McNeal    23.56% - 2,351 votes

More results and responses here
State Sen. Wagoner and Elizabeth Scott both cautiously optimistic but only one will advance.
In 39th, Ivan Lewis and Robert Sutherland likely to advance as Hayden trails heavily.
PUD board commissioners face tight competition.

Results displayed as of count released Tuesday, Aug. 7

Preliminary Snohomish economic growth plan previewed

SNOHOMISH — Expanding the city boundaries and bringing in more business are two items in a preliminary five-point plan for economic development discussed recently.

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U.S. 2 trestle closures continue over next two weekends

EVERETT — More work on the trestle is planned for the next two weekends.
All lanes of westbound U.S. 2 on the Hewitt Avenue trestle from 7 p.m. Friday Aug. 10 to 4 a.m. Monday Aug. 13 and then again from Friday Aug. 17 to Monday, Aug. 20.

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“The Wizard of All Aboard”: A unique troupe reimagines Oz

By ANGELA COOPER-McCORKLE Published August 8, 2018    “The Wizard of All Aboard”: A unique troupe reimagines Oz  EVERETT —  “The Wizard of All Aboard” is a unique look at the Oz classic. It starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The performance is at tEVERETT —  “The Wizard of All Aboard” is a unique look at the Oz classic. It starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The performance is at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 2913 W. Marine View Drive. The performance is free: Donations are appreciated and proceeds fund scholarships to enable more clients to participate at All Aboard.

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Kindness takes center stage at Snohomish fair Aug. 18

SNOHOMISH — At this fair, kindness to others is the focus.

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Chaplain Lewis was a gift to colleagues and crisis victims

SNOHOMISH —  Fire District 4 chaplain Howard Lewis gave himself to all in crisis.


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Weenie Wagon rides again as 911 Grub

SNOHOMISH —   A familiar Lions’ fundraising fixture is back in business, fulfilling the decades-long dream of its new local owner.

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Overdoses examined

overdoseSNOHOMISH COUNTY — During a one-week period in July, 57 drug overdoses were reported in Snohomish County. Officials took a snapshot of the epidemic and shared strategies they're using to fight it.

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Blueberry farmers finding success from superfood status

SNOHOMISH — As the benefits of the low calorie fruit have become better known, their popularity has surged.

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No pay raise for Snohomish mayor


SNOHOMISH — The City Council decided against increasing the salary for the mayor's position, but recognized Mayor John Kartak's hard work.

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Fish troubles at Blackmans Lake should be halted by city worker ingenuity

SNOHOMISH — A solution using a culvert blocker to keep fish from escaping from Blackmans Lake turned into a chore for city workers, so they have invented a better idea.

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Metro Everett Plan to reshape downtown in final stages to passage

EVERETT —August will be a busy month for city planners as the Metro Plan goes through its final shakedown before the City Council. Meetings are scheduled to discuss specific portions of the plan.

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Snohomish Carnegie Building plan advances

SNOHOMISH — The City Council approved a plan allowing the mayor to enter a contract with ARC Architects to create a final design plan and complete an overview of the estimated building costs for the Carnegie Building's renovation.

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Special focus reports this year from the Tribune

Affordable housing gaps reflect
countywide crunch for shelter

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Pressures on the market combined with
a housing supply far short of demand has left people
strapped in being able to find affordable housing.

Snohomish County’s homeless children widespread

Nubian Jam

Doug Ramsay photo

Erie Wheeler and her daughter Jaqyrie, 7, both of Everett, react to the soul music of the Everett-based BroHamM band during the 26th annual Nubian Jam at Everett’s Forest Park on Saturday, July 28. The daylong event celebrates Everett’s diversity: African-American culture was displayed through music, food, inspirational speakers, dance and varied live performances.


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