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Calls for peace after synagogue shooting

Doug Ramsay photo

Lafti Al-Ali (right) and Bentalha Al-Ali, both of Everett hold candles as they listen to Rabbi Rachel Kort of the Temple Beth Or in Everett sing during the Interfaith candlelight vigil at the Snohomish County Courthouse campus on Thursday, Nov. 1. Several hundred people of all faiths gathered for the event to honor the 11 people killed in a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Oct. 27.

2018 General Elections results

Countywide new emergency radio sales tax: 53% yes / 46% no

* Reforming Everett City Council with districts : 55% yes / 44% no
: Split with 5 districts/2 at-large: 11,633 - 53.87% (winning)
: Split with 4 districts/3 at-large: 9,961 - 46.13%
* Everett EMS levy: 53% yes / 47% no

Everett City Council race
Liz Vogeli - 51% | Tyler Rourke - 48%

More results, including regional and state races, click here...

Seniors uneasy on proposed member fee for Everett's Carl Gipson Senior Center

EVERETT — The city’s plan to introduce a $30 fee to use the Carl Gipson Senior Center disappoints some seniors who say it would be a barrier to being able to visit. The final public budget hearing is Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. More on this story...

Vaping incidents prevalent at Monroe High School

MONROE — A large number of teenagers at Monroe High School have been suspended for using nicotine vaping devices (sometimes known as e-cigarettes). More on this story...

Photo: A Juul vape stick that contains nicotine cartridges.


City intends to sell off downtown library parking lot

EVERETT — The downtown library's second public parking lot along Rucker Avenue is slated for surplus among other city properties. A public hearing and vote is Nov. 14. More on this story...

#Finish522 effort looks to Olympia

MONROE — A new coalition picks up an old fight to fix the gap on state Route 522. More on this story...

County parks plans continue to progress

SNOHOMISH — Updates on the plans for extending Centennial Trail, building a park in Maltby, and improvements at Flowing Lake Park. More on this story...

Decision made to sell part of
Baker Heights housing site to WSU

EVERETT — A WSU campus expansion and up to 200 affordable housing units will replace againg apartment complex. More on this story...

November 7, 2018 News Bites

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Focus on Farming conference is this Thursday, Sauerkraut legend Gil Schwarzmiller dies, Port of Everett project gets big bucks, Sound Transit is relocating a bus stop. More on this story...

Fighting crime in her apartment complex,
woman is seeking peace at home using all her might

SNOHOMISH — Crime problems at an apartment complex have been healed with an eviction, but there are roadblocks to instituting a neighborhood watch here as the building owners are leery to the idea. More on this story...

Monroe budget looks at raising property taxes to help solve North Kelsey debt, among other priorities

MONROE — A plan to use extra property capacity will help head off a large bank debt the city faces on the North Kelsey property in 2020. More on this story...

Local pair rides to championship title

MONROE — Sometimes Leah Anderson, 17, would ride with her horse Scotty up until 1:30 in the morning to be ready for the big quarter horse competition. More on this story...

County Executive’s budget doesn’t continue grant for opioid programs

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A funding source for high-profile items to fight the opioid epidemic such as the July snapshot analyzing a week of overdoses is not granted. More on this story...

Group trying to keep river road tidy from blatant dumping

SNOHOMISH — Neighbors concerned about litter met recently to figure out how to discourage dumping on the otherwise scenic Snohomish-Lowell River Road. More on this story...

Parking fines increased for downtown Everett

EVERETT — It will cost you $40 for a parking ticket in downtown. More on this story...

Everett plastic bag ban discussed by City Council

EVERETT — A ban against letting stores offer commonly disposed plastic carrying bags is being discussed. It will be discussed Nov. 14. More on this story..

Elementary students learn the ABCs of fire safety

SNOHOMISH — People of every age can use a lesson or two. More on this story...



 

 

  

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