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Fair helps hundreds
transition to adulthood



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Mindy Giammona and her dad at the 22nd annual Snohomish County Transition Fair held March 25 at Cascade High School, where
hundreds of people with developmental disabilities find help with careers, housing and other resources.

EVERETT — Doors were opening for young people with developmental disabilities at the 22nd annual Snohomish County Transition Resource Fair. More on this story...

$500 million 2020 Snohomish school bond under consideration

SNOHOMISH — A large bond measure suggested by a citizens advisory committee would pay for replacing six schools and getting kids out of portables. The school board will ruminate on the idea over the summer. More on this story...

Everett exploring letting in scooter-sharing companies such as Bird

EVERETT — City transportation officials are exploring creating the framework to allow e-scooter ride share companies into the city, though they have not solicited requests for proposals or set a start date. More on this story...

More teens vaping, but survey also shows problems continue with suicides, bullying

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A formal, anonymous survey of thousands of high schoolers and middle schoolers shows some interesting results. More on this story...

5K run honors 6-year-old known for big heart

MONROE — An inaugural 5K run on April 14 is only one of several efforts including concerts and sporting events in spunky Kaci Edelbrock’s honor. She was killed last year. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


 

 

  

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