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Kla Ha Ya Days is this week

Doug Ramsay file photo
See the Tribune's guide here or as a special section in last week’s edition
The parade will be on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on First Street. The Snohomish Lions Club are the grand marshals. The club is celebrating 90 years.


Fireworks ban for unincorporated county under discussion

EVERETT — Should the sale, possession and use of fireworks be banned in unincorporated urban areas of Snohomish County? This question could appear on ballots this November to act as a public poll. More on this story...

Views split on homeless housing in Everett's residential neighborhoods

EVERETT — Residents voiced support and opposition to the city council’s emergency moratorium to readdress building housing developments for homeless people in residential neighborhoods.
The council voted 6-0 to continue the moratorium and identified issues of concern for the city’s planning commission to evaluate. More on this story...

Lynn Schilaty resigns from Snohomish council as her family is moving

SNOHOMISH — The council determined what to do next at its Tuesday, July 16 meeting.

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Annual burger drive is for kidney disease awareness

SNOHOMISH — Saturday’s soiree was powered by 30 volunteers and nearly 400 participants, all gathered to support a cause: awareness of kidney disease, which includes not just the type of awareness that leads to donations, but the kind that halts the progression of a disease that can range from life-altering to deadly. More on this story...

Blackman Lake restoration plan uses plants to help lake health

SNOHOMISH — More plants along the lake shore could help heal the lake and avert geese. More on this story...

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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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...

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.


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...


 

 

  

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