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What happens when
affordable housing is lost?




Jill Clayton (left) stands with neighbors Amy Emmer and Amy’s sister Katy Emmer (right) in front of the Pilchuck Ridge Apartments on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The three are preparing to move out of their affordable housing units as the property is being sold to private, for-profit developers. With limited options and special needs, and a dearth of affordable housing options, they are unsure if they will find somewhere suitable.

SNOHOMISH — Living for years in an affordable housing apartment complex, people may be displaced as time is up for its owner's interest and the building is finding buyers. Affordable housing groups couldn't step in. A sale will turn the building into market-rate housing, and circumstances have left the low-income residents living at Sixth Street and Pine Avenue potentially pushed out of the community. More on this story...

 

Kartak clarifies comments at Second Street meeting

SNOHOMISH — Plans for the Second Street corridor have changed a bit, and the mayor also made a point to clarify his comments from a past meeting about making Second Street feel like First Street. Also, a roundabout is considered on First Street west of Avenue D.

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Mesmerizing circus ship show docks at Port of Everett on Labor Day weekend

By ANGELA COOPER-McCORKLE Published August 29, 2018    Mesmerizing circus ship show docks at Port of Everett on Labor Day weekend  EVERETT — A traveling show at Boxcar Park at the Port of Everett converts a ship into a stage.  More on this story...       EVERETT —

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Clearview calls for focus on zoning

By ANGELA COOPER-McCORKLE Published August 29, 2018    Clearview calls for focus on zoning   CLEARVIEW — Upzoning has Clearview concerned at a meeting with elected official. Traffic also ranked high among concerns. Officials explained what work they are dCLEARVIEW — Upzoning has Clearview concerned at a meeting with elected official. Traffic also ranked high among concerns. Officials explained what work they are doing to solve the problems.

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City may finish East Monroe saga by tying in with nonprofit group

MONROE — A deal with the conservation nonprofit Forterra could put the East Monroe issue to bed and in new hands by Thanksgiving.

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Racist incidents in Snohomish spark response

SNOHOMISH — A string of racist acts in the city has prompted residents to take their group, Snohomish for Equity, public. The City Council denounced the racist acts that occurred in the city over the summer.

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Always something exciting at the Fair


Doug Ramsay photo

Raymond Ramirez performs in a traditional Aztec Tribe dance at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe on Friday, Aug. 24. The Aztec Indian dancers from Mexico City perform daily at the fair and have provided a popular experience at the fair for years and the ritual includes ceremonial flames. The 103rd Evergreen State Fair runs through Labor Day at the Fairgrounds in Monroe of off U.S. 2.

Beekeepers alarmed by chemical spray near school gardens, hives

SNOHOMISH — Centennial Middle School students’ plans to bring their produce to market were scrapped after blackberries several feet away from their organic school garden were sprayed with herbicides.

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Targeting a world championship: Teen archer heading overseas to compete

MONROE — Monroe High School sophomore Erin White and friends share her story on how the dedicated field archer will be competing soonin archery's world championships.

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Plastic bag ban may go before Everett council

City of Everett logoEVERETT — A plastic bag ban may go before the Everett City Council as soon as next month.

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70 years later, postwar Panthers get together to reminisce

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Rebuilt Salem Woods and Frank Wagner elementaries,
plus Park Place Middle, readying for school year

MONROE — Students will be entering freshly readied new schools this September.

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HIKE OF THE MONTH: Granite Mountain

Hike to a restored fire lookout and some of the best views in the Snoqualmie Pass area.

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School supplies can strain budgets - where to get help

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — School supplies can cost an average of $80 a kid. There are some places offering help.

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Allowing addiction service clinics in downtown Everett debated

By MICHAEL WHITNEY Published August 15, 2018    Allowing addiction service clinics in downtown Everett debated  EVERETT — People spoke up about whether to allow substance abuse clinics downtown last week, and the council is yet to make up its mind. A voteEVERETT —
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Special focus reports this year from the Tribune

Affordable housing gaps reflect
countywide crunch for shelter

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Snohomish County’s homeless children widespread


  

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