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Tough mudders tackle Spartan race


Jim Scolman photo

Competitors slip and slither under the barb wire grid during the Seattle Spartan Super and Sprint races on Saturday, April 13 outside of Monroe. The two-day competition drew thousands of challengers who took on obstacles such as sliding down a mud bank and diving under a floating fence to stagger up the other side. The fastest competitors tackling the longer, 8-mile course took about one hour to finish it. The short course was three miles.




Supporting orcas, Snohomian does hunger protest at state Capitol

SNOHOMISH — Lanni Johnson expected to conclude a 17-day fast Wednesday in support of orcas. The Snohomish resident wants to build political weight to get Gov. Jay Inslee to stand on removing the dams along the lower Snake River in southeast Washington. More on this story...

Nonprofit that helps at-risk youth opening new center

EVERETT — A new center for Cocoon House will put multiple services under roof to benefit at-risk and homeless youth. More on this story...

Town Hall talks scams and keeping people with dementia safe

SNOHOMISH — Inform yourself on common scams and how to guard loved ones from going missing at an upcoming town hall set for 1 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St. Find out through this story on some of the programs to be discussed. More on this story...

News bites for April 17, 2019

AROUND SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A new challenger for Snohomish City Council, students honored for STEM pursuits and Kelsey/Blueberry intersection changes are being planned. More on this story...

Come one, come all to the 2019 Easter Parade

SNOHOMISH — It's a tradition worth hopping for. The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 on First Street. More on this story...

Property tax exemption may be given for next phase of Riverfront Development

EVERETT — On May 1, the City Council will consider allowing a property tax break to the Riverfront Development project if affordable housing is built at the new portion currently under development. More on this story...

New Fales Road fire station opens

MALTBY — Fire District 7’s new Fire Station No. 33, at 19424 Fales Road, officially opened earlier this month. More on this story...

Senior Center, at 30, gives community a second home

SNOHOMISH — A wonderful place offers a wonderful world of classes and experiences for the 800 or so members of the Snohomish Senior Center, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary with an open house on April 18. More on this story...

Women-only martial arts class
created with a purpose



Jim Scolman photo

Left, Ruth Gebhard practices punches and kicks with her sparring partner at the Women’s Muay Thai Class at the Stray Dogs Club in Monroe on Sunday, April 7. At right, 9-year-old Courtney Hufford practices a kick with sparring partner Rebecca Pearce. Hufford’s 12-year-old sister Joy and mother Virgie also attend the class.

MONROE — A two-hour women-only Muay Thai class each weekend is meant to empower females young and old. More on this story...

“Tiny House Hotel” proposed for Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — A proposed eight-unit hotel would utilize tiny houses to give visitors a unique lodging experience. More on this story...

Climate plan in development could guide city policies

EVERETT — The City Council members unanimously directed to begin drafting the city’s Climate Action Plan. It is designed to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, and put Everett on course for reaching 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. More on this story...

PUD’s Community Solar program lets public buy in to array

EVERETT — On Monday, April 22, the public will be given the chance to purchase a piece of the energy produced by the PUD’s solar array in Arlington for the payback of a drop in the monthly power bill. 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...

Transition fair helps hundreds navigate adulthood

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


 

 

  

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