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Harvey Field growing in Paine’s shadow

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Andika Danangbutra of Indonesia does a pre-check of the plane before a flight at Harvey Field on Saturday, Nov. 10. Danangbutra has been at Harvey Field working toward a commercial pilot's license for over a year.

SNOHOMISH — Harvey Field is seeing more activity than before. With commercial flight poised to begin at Paine Field in a few months, the net benefits economically are all looking up. More on this story...

Maltby gas pipeline on pause

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The county reversed its permit approvals for the North Seattle Lateral Upgrade because of new information the company identified last week. The project would enlarge a natural gas pipeline through Maltby, which irks environmental groups that plan to appeal. More on this story...

“Vagrant faces” page, which catalogs accused people, wants anti-street crime message to empower residents

MONROE — A new Facebook group focusing on street crimes in Monroe has gathered more than 900 members in its first five weeks. Its goal is to enhance the public dialogue on street crime issues, but its effort has faced growing pains. On the site, members share experiences and post photos about aggressive panhandling, drug use, car prowls, loitering and homeless encampments. More on this story...

Plastic bag ban ask before Snohomish council

SNOHOMISH — The City Council will be asked on Dec. 4 to consider a ban on single-use plastic bags. More on this story...

Vogeli likely to win council contest
City Council elections-by-district reform approved

EVERETT — A measure reforming the City Council election system using geographic districts looks likely to pass, and voters opted for a system of five district seats and two at-large positions.
Meanwhile, council candidate Liz Vogeli (at left) has won a seat onto the City Council in a race against Tyler Rourke. More on this story...

November 14, 2018 News Bites

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Snohomish to close parks restrooms for winter, Monroe hospital gets award for appendix removals, unidentified Snohomish woman wins lotto, Naval Station Everett to conduct security exercises Wednesday the 14th. More on this story..

Veterans Day Profiles

MONROE — Eighth grade Honors English students in Elke Hesselgrave's class from Park Place Middle School were assigned to interview and write a profile on a veteran. Here are five profiles:

Murvil Crawford, by Eli Miller
Ryan Forstie, by Myka Houtari
Donald Lunak,
by Rylee Ellis
Ken Teague, by Chloe Lewis
Bill Tygret, by Derek Todoroff

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.

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...

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...

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...




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