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Evergreen Fair days are here again

The Evergreen State Fair is open in Monroe from Aug. 22 to Sept. 2.
In addition, the free Monroe Fair Days Parade kicks off Saturday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. on West Main Street.

Snohomish Fire works to extinguish Maple Avenue station closure talks

SNOHOMISH — The narrative on the future of Station 41 on Maple Avenue continues to morph. A new real estate offer is reportedly on the table that buys out the city from its co-ownership of fire station properties. At the same time, Fire District 4 is on damage control trying to extinguish the idea the Maple Avenue station is closing. More on this story...

Prior coverage: Maple Avenue station not closing, officials insist

Jumping into the record books:
103-year-old skydives from Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — Kitty Hodges, 103, was ready to show how time can fly. Organizers plan to submit her skydive this month to the Guinness Book of World Records.
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Karate champ, 13, to represent U.S. in Pan Am Games

SNOHOMISH — A local teen is getting ready to be one of only two Americans for his weight class in karate to represent ther country in the international Junior Pan American Games being held in Ecuador. Lawrence Muhat and his family head south on Aug. 24.
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Direct flights from Everett to Spokane begin Nov. 4

EVERETT — Service starts Monday, Nov. 4, with a daily night flight to Spokane at 7:55 p.m. and a daily morning flight from Spokane to Everett at 7:40 a.m. More on this story...

10 months after fire, Judd & Black arson suspect may be charged

EVERETT — Through papers to the county prosecutor’s office, Everett Police has identified the suspect detectives say is responsible for the fire that destroyed the Judd & Black appliance store in downtown last year. More on this story...

News Bites for Aug. 21, 2019

AROUND SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Algae problem at Blackman Lake, downtown Everett parking survey, town hall on emergency preparedness and ceremony planned for Pilchuck Julia Landing. More on this story...

These pianos are not going to play themselves

Sophia Mendez (right) and Nadya Mendez (left) of Everett sit down together on Colby Avenue in downtown Everett to play a piece during the city’s annual Street Tunes experiment. This piano is one of 19 located around the city as part of an interactive art project to bring visual and musical enjoyment to the community. The pianos will be out until Aug. 27 when they’re put away for the year. Each piano can be played during daylight hours.

Teen runs to educate against veteran suicides

SNOHOMISH — Who is that teen that runs with the flag on Avenue D in the morning? He does it for a purpose. We caught up with him. 
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Petition to preserve Marshall Field has 700+ signatures

MONROE — A petition for preserving open space that could be sold for housing has more than 700 signatures on it. The field is actively used for Little League games and soccer games. The Monroe School District owns the 12 acres of land.  More on this story...

Past coverage in the July 24 Tribune: Outcry grows against chance Monroe field may become housing

Clark Park finds some caretakers

EVERETT — A group is visiting Clark Park to clean it up on a random day each week and has found a following on Facebook. After getting dirty, the group "Clark Park: Active" gets in some playtime with social games open to everyone. More on this story...

Snohomish report shows local impact of opioids

SNOHOMISH — A report that's a work in progress has catalogued local deaths and the outlying effects of opioid abuse.  More on this story...

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...




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