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Kla Ha Ya Days brings out families

Doug Ramsay photo
Eleven-month-old Tilly Service of Snohomish takes off across the mat as her father cheers her on at the annual baby crawl competition during Kla Ha Ya Days in Snohomish this past weekend.
For more Kla Ha Ya Days photos, see page 7 of this week's Tribune.


Three-way primary for Karen Guzak’s council seat

SNOHOMISH — Don Baldwin, Judith Kuleta and Elizabeth Larsen are angling to advance in the August primary for a seat being vacated by Karen Guzak. Here's who the candidates are.  More on this story...

Snohomish EMS levy asks to make it permanent

SNOHOMISH — This year’s ballot measure to renew Fire District 4’s emergency medical services levy, in order to maintain its paramedic program, has a twist.   More on this story...

Outcry grows against chance Monroe field may become housing

MONROE — A concern over an open space that could be sold for housing has emerged. People are speaking up wanting to preserve the fields near the corner of Columbia and Kelsey streets. 
The field is actively used for Little League games and soccer games, and is an active field. The Monroe School District owns the 12 acres of land.  More on this story...

Everett Farmers Market moving to downtown

EVERETT — The Sunday Everett Farmers Market is moving to downtown starting Aug. 4 from its longtime home at the Port of Everett. It will be on Wetmore Avenue. Parking downtown is free.  More on this story...

Cascade High teacher Melissa Webster gets rare tour inside White House and experiences history

EVERETT — A government teacher from Cascade High School recently got an insider's look at the White House in the capitol of our nation. She'll be bringing back the information learned to serve students better this coming school year.   More on this story...

Fire District 7 plans EMS levy, meeting July 24

MONROE — Snohomish County Fire District 7 is hosting a public meeting this Wednesday, July 24 to answer questions about its fire levy lid lift on the Aug. 6 election ballot. The public is encouraged to attend and ask questions. More on this story...

News bites for July 24, 2019

AROUND SNOHOMISH COUNTY — U.S. 2 closure, a power outage, Rep. Larsen seeks to impeach President Trump, and more.  More on this story...

County Council candidates explain their strategies on homelessness

EVERETT — The eight candidates for County Council Position No. 2 were asked: If they were elected, what would they do to address homelessness and why should we vote for them if we can’t even vote to provide a site for homeless school children? More on this story...



Additional coverage: County Council candidates answer questions at League of Women Voters forum

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...

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...

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.



 

 

  

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