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Snohomish, Lynnwood
visitor centers shutting down


The Snohomish Visitor Center at the corner
of First Street and Avenue D.




SNOHOMISH — On Jan. 31, the Snohomish Visitor Center will
close its doors permanently. More on this story...



FAA approves Harvey Field footprint expansion

SNOHOMISH — The federal government has approved a plan to increase the size of Harvey Field, which eventuallyincludes moving Airport Way, the road bordering the field's southern side. More on this story...

Everett Transit service cuts, route changes on the way

EVERETT — Certain transit users will see their routes drastically changed come March 17, 2019. More on this story...

Profiles of People : "Angels among us"

Angelica Sierra of Snohomish is a young adult who represents the true Christmas spirit.

More on this story...


Monroe schools employ many strategies to keep students safe

MONROE — Since the Police Department partnered with the school district five years ago to place a school resource officer at Monroe High School, the joint venture has garnered high praise and approval from the community. More on this story...

New charity pools gifts of women who care

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A new local charity chapter recently celebrated its first birthday by presenting a check for more than $3,000 to homelessness nonprofit Take the Next Step. More on this story...

Evergreen Library branch closing for renovation

EVERETT — The closure begins Dec. 24. More on this story...

Heroes make kids’ Christmas
merry and bright

Doug Ramsay photo

Nine-year-old Jayden Baird (left) spots just what he wants as his mother Stephanie (right) and Everett Police officer Devin Hackett watch during the fourth annual Heroes and Helpers event at the Everett Target store on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The event gives area children selected and referred by local social service providers a chance to go holiday shopping with law enforcement officers. This year 176 children received a $50 gift card to shop with officers from the Everett, Mill Creek and Monroe police departments, and Washington State Patrol.


Snohomish to create plastic bag ban

SNOHOMISH — Snohomish is on track to join about two dozen Washington jurisdictions in banning plastic bags. More on this story...


People hear local experiences of overt and subtle racism

SNOHOMISH — After racist messages disrupted a Glacier Peak High School assembly the week before, about 130 concerned people attended a panel on racism Dec. 3. More on this story...

Proposed Monroe affordable housing site has 166 units

MONROE — A new affordable housing complex next to Al Borlin Park beside Woods Creek could be under construction by spring 2019, though builders have several hurdles to clear first. More on this story...

Everett bans stores from offering plastic bags

EVERETT — “Paper or plastic?” won’t be a question at Everett stores come Sept. 30 when the city’s ban on throwaway plastic bags goes into effect. The City Council approved the restriction last week. More on this story...

Ministry aids burdened children of inmates

SNOHOMISH — A small ministry is asking the community’s help to deliver some Christmas cheer to two boys, ages 2 and 8, facing an uncommon hardship this year.
Their father is in prison. More on this story...

High school boundary adjustments in Everett being mapped

EVERETT — For fall 2020, the current, roughed-out plan is to move about 400 students north from Jackson to Cascade High School and 400 Cascade students to Everett High School. More on this story...

Public works yard on Avenue D being prepared for eventual sale

SNOHOMISH — A county owned 10-acre parcel along Avenue D is being cleaned up for possible sale next year. More on this story...

Monroe plans to honor trees, take Christmas tree donations

MONROE — The city plans to recognize trees and also is taking Christmas trees for replanting after the holiday. More on this story...

A gem saved from the wrecking ball
Historic house in Snohomish avoids demolition

Doug Ramsay photo

Adam and Dana Hendry show off the kitchen and common area of the 129-year-old house on Cedar Avenue that they remodeled in downtown Snohomish. The planks on the ceiling are made of wooden shiplap said to be original to the house, which was discovered during the remodel process. “It was like striking gold,” Dana Hendry said.

SNOHOMISH — A 129-year-hold home that could have been demolished instead is renovated and the history is holds is remarkable. More on this story...



 

 

  

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