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Summertime splash pads
open in public parks

Jim Scolman photo
Peyton, 7, Olivia, 9, and a friend enjoy the spray pad at Willis Tucker Park on the Fourth of July. The girls and their families enjoyed a picnic and the park. The large family group is from the Snohomish area. The splash pads at Willis Tucker Park, 6706 Puget Park Dr. in Snohomish, and Forest Park in Everett, 802 W. Mukilteo Boulevard, have opened for the season.


Donors work to fill student meal debts

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — As student lunch debts mount, groups and organizations such as the nonprofit Three Point Clothing (family pictured at left) are attempting to defray the costs. As of June, the outstanding debt balance for the student lunch program in Snohomish was almost $76,000. Monroe is owed approximately $39,000 and Everett has close to $7,200 still to recoup. More on this story...

Solutions for Clark Park gazebo discussed
Also, discussion on allowing dogs at Sullivan Park

EVERETT — The city parks board discussed some ideas for reopening the Clark Park gazebo, and also discussed whether dogs should be allowed at Thornton A. Sullivan Park along Silver Lake. More on this story...

Trio of youth rodeo stars from Snohomish make it to Nationals

SNOHOMISH — Three recent Snohomish High graduates have made it to the equivalent to the Olympics in youth rodeo. They'll be competing in Wyoming next week. More on this story...




It’s no wonder why Glacier Peak’s Caraballo is teacher of the year

SNOHOMISH — Dedicated to her students and to science, Tami Caraballo was named this year’s 2020 Regional Teacher of the Year by the Northwest Educational Service District 189. More on this story...

County Council candidates answer questions at forum

EVERETT — There’s less than a month before Everett and Mukilteo voters will need to sift through eight candidates for County Council Position No. 2. Candidates answered questions on homelessness, affordable housing, Paine Field and other topics at a forum last week.
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Downtown Everett Association soliciting ideas for long-term future

EVERETT — People are working to envision the future through a new public input process from the Downtown Everett Association. The first meeting was last week, and here's what people thought. More on this story...

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.
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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...

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...

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...


Monroe tree tour
The Monroe Historical Society is presenting a Heritage Tree Walk on Sunday, July 14 to tour the city’s new heritage trees. The free, family and dog friendly event will begin at the Monroe Historic Museum at 207 E. Main. Two tours are offered: one at 11 a.m. and the second at 2 p.m.
The heritage trees were nominated by local residents. Each year, new trees will be nominated and added to the heritage list.


 

 

  

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