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All ages help rebuild bikes


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Sharing Wheels volunteer Carter Wall, of Everett, gets a little help from his three-year-old nephew Quincy Wall in pumping air into a bicycle tire tube during a weekend work session last Sunday. Help fix donated bikes at a work party Sunday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sharing Wheels provides pizza and guidance. Work party is at the Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop at 2531 Broadway in Everett.


Second wave of flu swamps hospitals in county

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Have you not yet been sickened with the flu? You might be one of the lucky ones as a late season flu outbreak is causing crowding at local hospitals and the infection may not have peaked yet, say local experts. More on this story...

Two parties want Kimberly-Clark site, which is due for deeper cleanup

EVERETT — The former Kimberly-Clark mill site has at least two suitors in a bidding war to turn the approximately 67-acre waterfront parcel into maritime use. The site is also being prepared for further clean up work. More on this story...

Plans for Riverfront housing, movies and food progressing

EVERETT — Lowell Neighborhood residents learned all about the proposed residential and commercial build at a community association meeting March 18. More on this story...

April 6 is time for spring cleaning in Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — Bring out your mattreses and other debris for the annual trash day April 6 for city residents. More on this story...

More robust emergency kits planned for Monroe classrooms

MONROE — Teachers will be equipped for a variety of disasters once a new fundraiser is complete. More on this story...


HIKE OF THE MONTH: Double Bluff Beach

A favorite spot among Whidbey Islanders that everyone can enjoy. More on this story...


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...

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...

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...


 

 

  

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