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U-pick season is open

Doug Ramsay photo
Brooklyn Parsons, 5, of Lake Stevens, picks blueberries along with her family at the Mountainview Blueberry Farm south of Snohomish on Thursday, July 25. Blueberry season is in full swing as numerous U-pick farms including several in the Snohomish and Monroe areas are open. Along with blueberries, U-pick farms of other varieties of produce are opening for summer picking throughout Snohomish County and the broader region.

DNA test helps fill in a Snohomish family’s tree

SNOHOMISH — Raymond Fosburg, 63, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was 16 when he first heard the rumor that Paul Fosburg, the man he called dad, wasn’t actually his biological father. More on this story...




National Night Out a fun way to mingle with cops

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Events in Snohomish, Monroe, Everett and Lake Stevens encourage people to get together to see firetrucks, helicopters, police demonstrations and eat. More on this story...


First tenants arriving to Everett homeless housing site

EVERETT — Tenants began arriving last week to Clare's Place, an apartment building behind the corner of Evergreen Way and Pecks Drive run by Catholic Community Services. By the end of summer, all of its 65 apartments will be filled with previously homeless people from Snohomish County.  More on this story...


Snohomish Fire District 4 primary candidates answer questions

SNOHOMISH — Voters are winnowing the field of four candidates for Fire District 4 position 1 to a two-person runoff for November. The candidates in the primary are Mark Hintz, Mike Jorve, Evan Merritt and Darci Wilson.  More on this story...


The candidates for Fire District 7 also answered the Tribune's questions. Find their answers in this week's paper, page 7.


Drug suspects arrested at Snohomish's Pilchuck Park

SNOHOMISH — Public complaints at Pilchuck Park resulted in two people being charged for having drug. Police recovered bags of methamphetamine and a gun.  More on this story...


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...


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


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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