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City animal farm opens for season


Doug Ramsay photo
Visiting relatives in Everett, both Marco Mezzato, 2, and his grandmother Costa Anna of Italy pet a rabbit held by
farm staff member Alex Booth on opening day last weekend of the Everett Parks and Recreations petting farm at Forest Park. The farm features goats, baby pigs, sheep, rabbits, and an array of fowl, and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Aug. 18. A program to rent a rabbit to take home for up to three days is also provided. Check with farm staff for more details.


Snohomish City Council may permit ATVs to use roads

SNOHOMISH — The city has a plan to experiment with allowing all-terrain vehicles on public roads. More on this story...

North Kelsey apartments still game at council

MONROE — The City Council gave its thoughts on a three-story, 180-unit commercial and apartment building complex proposed to be sited in front of Lowe's. More on this story...


Lower speed limit on north Pine Avenue
might be test trial for reducing limits in Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — Calls to lower the speed limit in the residential area of north Pine Avenue may be used as a trial test for lowering speeds elsewhere in town. Residents say cars fly by at 45 mph or faster on Pine. More on this story...

Park Place Middle choir to perform at New York’s Carnegie Hall

MONROE — The choir for Park Place Middle School is making a big step to perform on one of the world's biggest stages. More on this story...

Top two leaders resign from Snohomish Health District

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The Snohomish Health District’s chief administrator and its official health officer resigned last week. Further details were unavailable. More on this story...

Riding to thrive: Equestrian nonprofit’s work gives
young people social confidence

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A relatively new nonprofit is helping children gain skills and social confidence by working with horses. More on this story...

Everett council makes sudden timeout on homeless housing in neighborhoods

EVERETT — The City Council voted to create an emergency moratorium on developing low-barrier supportive housing in single-family neighborhoods. The measure passed 6-0 on June 12 and will delay a proposed apartment building that would have housed homeless students and their families on a 3-acre site located at 36th Street and Norton Avenue. More on this story...

Monroe sets zoning for homeless camps at churches

MONROE — The City Council cleared the way for churches to host homeless camps last week by adopting an emergency ordinance updating its zoning. More on this story...

A passion for preserving Snohomish County drives him

MONROE — On April 25, Vince Bertrand was awarded as the Conservation Leader of the Year by the Snohomish Conservation District.

More on this story...


Fire at Stocker Farms spares produce stand

SNOHOMISH — A late-night fire took one of the buildings at Stocker Farms. The fire also scorched the equipment trailers for the Snohomish girls and boys lacrosse teams. More on this story...

Snohomish Lions Club keeps service at heart

SNOHOMISH — The club is now 90 and its "heart" is beating stronger than before. More on this story...

Port commission authorizes condemning Kimberly-Clark mill site

EVERETT — The Port of Everett's commission unanimously granted the Port the power pursue eminent domain for the former Kimberly-Clark mill site. A variety of viewpoints came out at the public hearing. More on this story...

A nighthawk for Monroe’s streets : Police officer emphasizes kindness

MONROE — Officer Craig Robertson uses his eyes and ears to halt impaired drivers, and his ability to spot and stop drivers won him awards, but it's being part of the community that he loves most. More on this story...

Tour the trees of Monroe

MONROE — The city now has a walking tour guide map of the Heritage Trees selected for 2019 and was recently named a Tree City USA. 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...


 

 

  

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