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Roller derby camp shows how it's done

EVERETT — This summer there was a roller derby camp where a total of 25 skaters between the ages of 5 to 18 were grouped by skill level to learn and refine some of the foundations of the sport.
What did they think?

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Published September 11, 2019



Story by Nathan Blackwell, contributing writer
Jim Scolman photo


Monroe hospital chief’s exit was surprise

MONROE — The chief of EvergreenHealth Monroe hospital argued her case in rebuke to a July decision to terminate her, from documents obtained by the Tribune. More on this story...


Monroe School District tries to hit the brakes on Marshall Field worries

MONROE — The Monroe School District is not actively selling the 12 acres of land used for Little League games and soccer games. More on this story...



Roundtable talks address Everett housing affordability

EVERETT — City Councilwoman Liz Vogeli hopes to foster a public dialogue through meetings discussing housing affordability. The next one is Thursday, Sept. 19. At last month's meeting, there were numerous ideas and an overview of the situation. More on this story...


Discussion on supportive housing in Everett,
which is under temporary halt, continues Sept. 17

EVERETT — The city’s Planning Commission last month analyzed the City Council’s moratorium that halts new supportive housing projects in single-family zoned neighborhoods, and may be providing some recommendations back to council later this fall. More on this story...


Upcoming Snohomish sunflower festival
lets people walk the fields Sarah Thomas cuts a few sunflowers for display in the Thomas Family Farm’s seven-acre sunflower field last weekend. The Snohomish farm is preparing for its Sunflower Festival, where people can wander the fields and cut sunflowers. The festival will be both Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th. Bring clippers and a bucket. No pets, no drone cameras.



Former Seattle-Snohomish Mill burns

No firefighters injured, building likely a total loss

A firefighter keeps an eye for any spreading fire as flames race through the former Seattle-Snohomish lumber mill in Snohomish. Fire crews worked to fight the fire early Wednesday, Aug. 28. In the top right, a Fire District 7 ladder truck sprays water down onto the roof.

SNOHOMISH — A two-alarm fire tore through the former
Seattle-Snohomish Mill across the river from First Street on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Now investigators are working on any clues.
  More on this story... Published September 4, 2019


Today’s safest football helmet unattainable to some

EVERETT — Football season is just starting, and the top performer is inaccessible to most public school football programs.
That might be no surprise: It’s expensive.
Some parents are unfazed and are putting up the dough to make sure kids are protected.  
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Park newly named for Pilchuck Julia blessed with honor

SNOHOMISH — More than 60 came to celebrate and honor Snohomish pioneer Pilchuck Julia with the dedication of a park in her namesake.  
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Inside the Monroe Police unit dedicated to helping homeless people

MONROE — The Police Department’s community outreach program that helps address homelessness in the city is gaining some ground. There is no such thing as a typical day for the team, they said, which was evidenced by observing their work in action. More on this story...


Stories pour at Everett Ideal Option opioid clinic

EVERETT — A panel meeting at an opioid rehabilitation clinic included U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen and Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin, but the stars were people who spoke to how they turned their lives with treatment. More on this story...


Fire District 4 station talks brew over at commission

SNOHOMISH — Fire District 4 reiterated through a statement at the Monday, Aug. 19 fire commission meeting that the Maple Avenue station is not closing. Officials said discussions that sounded like closure plans were related to the strategic planning process. Meanwhile, a fire board candidate has proposed a new idea. More on this story...

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