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Traditional cultures on display


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Western Washington University students, Samara Almonte (left) Riley Rieber (center) and Ray Valle (right) along with Amanda Jackson and Lily Saldana (both not pictured) perform a traditional Latin dance at this year’s Everett High School Culture Night on Wednesday, March 13. Along with displays of countries from around the world, the evening included dance and musical performances from students from Mariner High, Western Washington University and several community groups.


Clark Park gazebo could be reopened to public

EVERETT — A brewing conversation about reopening the park’s fenced-off grand gazebo could return the pavilion into use, with discussions continuing this year. More on this story...

Longfellow spared gut job by school board

EVERETT — The Everett School Board took a 4-1 vote against letting a salvager inside the Longfellow Building. One school board member said a salvage operation would put the building on a path to demolition. More on this story...

Snohomish sex ed curriculum changes up for review

SNOHOMISH — After prior consternation with the sex ed curriculum from the public, a "Snohomish"-ized version of sex ed curriculum is available for public review through April 5. The school board may vote to approve it in May to begin being used this fall. More on this story...

Monroe hospital’s healing garden to be oasis for patients

MONROE — A green space in the center of EvergreenHealth Monroe hospital that work parties are working to rebuild will give patients a space that can help them recuperate faster, which is backed by science. More on this story...

Students learn how to quilt, work to be auctioned

MONROE — The students at Park Place Middle School learned there's a lot that goes into a quilt. Their quilt will be going home with the highest bidder after the Monroe Public Schools Foundation’s March 22 fundraiser benefitting Monroe schools. More on this story...

Profiles of People: "Writers"

SNOHOMISH — Toni Kief and Celeste Davis are as close as any two people can be because of their love of the written word. More on this story...

NEWS BITES for March 20, 2019

AROUND SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Casino Road hub update, student's work wins contest, Mukilteo Sounder parking permits to be available, and more. More on this story...

An artist’s world of monsters


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Snohomish artist Justin Hillgrove in his studio on Wednesday, March 6 surrounded by figurines and the first issue of his ongoing comic book series “The Imp Lands.” Imps are mischievious devils, but Hillgrove’s characters keep lively and kid-friendly.

SNOHOMISH — An artist's world of monsters will be available to see at the Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle on March 15-17 as well as an open house on April 27. More on this story...

Colleges’ expansion plans in North Everett stoke concern

EVERETT — Neighbors have qualms about the impacts to the character of their neighborhoods posed by future plans for EvCC and WSU to expand their footprints to bring in more students. More on this story...

End of the line for Taste of Music summer festival

SNOHOMISH — Music and chocolate lovers will have to get their fix elsewhere: there will be no August Taste of Music or spring Chocolate Walk this year. More on this story...

Lifelong quilt-maker to be honored as show’s featured artist

SNOHOMISH — The story of Diane Coombs’ life could as easily be told in fabric as in words. Since the 1950s she’s been sewing quilts, each one a different page of her story. More on this story...

Council ponders altering all of Everett Transit’s fares

EVERETT — A discussion on creating a low-income fare became wrapped into a discussion on altering all of the city bus agency's fares. More on this story...

Blackmans Lake health not ideal, findings show

SNOHOMISH — Water monitoring tests show the lakewater contained an average of 566 colonies of fecal coliform bacteria per 100 milliliters of water based on December tests. That's not great. More on this story...

Fire District 7 and Lake Stevens Fire planning merger

LAKE STEVENS — Lake Stevens Fire and Fire District 7 may merge to form a single, 12-station unit serving about 162,000 residents. More on this story...


 

 

  

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