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Assembled meals benefit thousands


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SNOHOMISH —A line of students, faculty and community volunteers packed meals Monday, May 20 as part of the SHS Fights Hunger effort. Thousands of meals were put together. Over 900 students from Snohomish and AIM high schools assembled packets that will provide more than 100,000 meals that will be distributed both locally and worldwide. Each packet containing rice, soy protein, dehydrated vegetables and a vitamin packet provides six meals when boiled in water. The campaign is a partnership between the Dream Dinners Foundation and the Snohomish High School DECA program.


Goal behind Police Dept. model change is consistency

SNOHOMISH — A change being proposed in the staffing model at the Snohomish Police Department may help bring back a "hometown department" feel, City Council members said. More on this story...

Community court would assist low-level offenders out of homelessness

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A special style of court to rebuild the lives of people charged with low-level crimes is being sought by legal professionals within Snohomish County. More on this story...

Housing Hope to build site on school land for $1/year lease

EVERETT — The deal approved by the school board will develop a new homeless housing site in north Everett for families with children in the district. More on this story...

Private companies make deal for Kimberly-Clark site

EVERETT — A fishery company and a maritime company, in a joint venture, announced May 23 they have a purchase deal for the former Kimberly-Clark mill site on Everett’s waterfront. More on this story...

Apartments proposed at North Kelsey site

MONROE — The next construction project in the North Kelsey area could be a densely packed apartment complex standing three stories tall. More on this story...

Retiring Snohomish teachers, employees honored

SNOHOMISH — A handful of well-loved teachers and school district employees were honored at a retirement ceremony May 22 at the school board, here are some of their stories. More on this story...

HIKE OF THE MONTH: Sultan River Canyon

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A relatively new trail gives a good hike and boasts a nice view of the Sultan River.






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All-volunteer Martha Perry Garden brings veggies to food banks

SNOHOMISH — The community benefits from fresh food grown at the all-volunteer Martha Perry Garden, which now is in its 10th season in the Snohomish River Valley. More on this story...

Monroe’s new tracker K-9 already making catches

MONROE — The Monroe Police Department's new K-9 Tango is already making catches, and is remarkably cuddly, except to criminals.

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Rentable scooters now in Everett for three-month test

EVERETT — On May 17, the company Lime deployed approximately 100 battery-assisted, rentable riding scooters in Everett as part of a three-month pilot agreement with the city. The City Council evaluated the plans at its meeting last week. More on this story...

Comments wanted on Snohomish's elementary schools

SNOHOMISH — A group has recommended replacing six elementary schools. The school district is holding meetings during the next three weeks to hear public comments on the suggestions starting with a meeting this Thursday. More on this story...

A mother’s final donation helps propel science

SNOHOMISH — A mother’s untimely death led to gifts of life for a score of strangers, and for generations to come.

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Miracle League has 20 years of making memories

MONROE —The crack of the bat. The bonds formed.
Miracle League gets everyone in the game, and has a story behind it.
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Motorcycle show has plenty of shine


Jim Scolman photo
SNOHOMISH —Desiree Lagazo decorates her 1999 Yamaha at the 23rd annual Sky Valley Motorcycle Show on Sunday, May 19 on Snohomish’s First Street. Hundreds of motorcycles of all vintages lined the streets. ”I love it, love all of it. It’s all fresh, there is no ‘judging,’ it’s like the Girl Scouts” for an age group Lagazo includes herself in called “50-Teenagers.” The pink circle under the front tire is an old Christmas tree skirt.


 

 

  

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