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This Fourth of July, there’s something to do both day and night


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EVERETT — Come see the fireworks and maybe get a morning run this Fourth of July in Everett. Here's a rundown of Thursday's events.
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Two teams of innovative Valley View Middle School students excel in NASA challenge

SNOHOMISH — Two eighth grade teams from Valley View Middle School won in competitions from NASA to adapt space-grade technologies for beneficial uses here on Earth. More on this story...

Name for boat launch revised to Pilchuck Julia Landing

SNOHOMISH — Pilchuck Julia Landing is the name proposed to go on the riverside boat launch site off of Lincoln Avenue.
Pilchuck Julia was the contemporary nickname given to a ancestral member of the Snohomish tribe whom the parks board wants to honor. More on this story...

Blueberry / Kelsey intersection set for changes

MONROE — The city plans to add turn lanes but restrict left turn access to Denny's and Rite Aid. More on this story...

Snohomish United girls soccer team earns chance at glory in U.S. Youth Soccer nationals

SNOHOMISH — The team earned their way into U.S. Youth Soccer's national cup, crushing the competition at regionals. More on this story...

Transit bus fares went up July 1, low-income fares introduced

EVERETT — Community Transit and Everett Transit is now offering a low-income fare for eligible riders. More on this story...

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...

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...

City animal farm opens for season


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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.


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...


 

 

  

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