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“Pumpkins in the pool” perfect for fall

Jim Scolman photo

On Saturday, Oct. 19, there were 20 to 30 families that took part in the “Pumpkins in the Pool”, a family event at the Monroe/Sky Valley Y in Monroe. Pumpkins floated all over in part of one of the Y’s pools. There was pumpkin decorating, too. The pumpkins were donated by Craven Farms of Snohomish.


Narcan overdose kit funding to shift in county

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A funding shift in how police departments can equip field officers with naloxone, the life-saving opioid overdose reversal spray, now has the county’s health district considering whether to become an in-between source that can provide the sprays.
Otherwise, police departments may need to start getting the kits on their own or asking the county for grants. More on this story...


Everett commission recommends stop to supportive housing sites in low-density neighborhoods

EVERETT — The Everett Planning Commission voted in favor of recommending that the City Council eliminate the permitting of supportive housing buildings, for homeless populations, in residential neighborhoods zoned R-1, thereby keeping them for single-family use only. If the council upholds the recommendation, it would halt a project in the Port Gardner Neighborhood to house homeless families. More on this story...


Two vie for Fire District 4 commission

SNOHOMISH — Fire District 4 commission candidates Mark Hintz and Evan Merritt respond to questions on their leadership and goals for the fire district. More on this story...




Snohomish City Council candidates both concerned about public safety

SNOHOMISH — City Council candidates Elizabeth Larsen and Judith Kuleta respond to questions on how they'd like to shape the city. They are running for an seat being left vacant by Councilwoman Karen Guzak. More on this story...


Fire District 7 asking to return levy rate to $1.50

MONROE — Fire District 7 is returning to the voters to ask for a levy lid lift, after a summertime funding request was defeated at the polls. More on this story...



Snohomish's cold weather shelter can use your help

SNOHOMISH — When it hits freezing, there's a place to go. More on this story...


Everett council candidates Bader, Erikson give answers

EVERETT — Challenger Joseph Erikson is looking to knock off incumbent Scott Bader. Here's what they had to say in a candidate questionnaire. More on this story...

Council election: Candidates Liz Vogeli and Marian LaFountaine answer the Tribune's questionnaire here.


Everett continues talks on allowing more marijuana stores in city

EVERETT — The members of a subcommittee of the City Council says they could be OK with more stores, on the condiition that any new stores get licensed for medical marijuana to expand this access. More on this story...


Monroe may pursue new City Hall

MONROE — The City Council agreed on Oct. 1 to explore constructing a new municipal building for the city’s campus. Here are the details. More on this story...


Scout makes detailed replication of old libraries

SNOHOMISH — Parker Kee is on the path to becoming an Eagle Scout after recently completing historically reminiscent library models, built from photographs taken in the early 1900s. More on this story...





State attorney general visits Rotary

MONROE — State Attorney General Bob Ferguson visited the Monroe Rotary Club’s meeting last week to explain the office’s role and speak to some of its work and the state's lawsuit against Purdue Pharma. More on this story...


A mainstay on Main Street looks to retire

MONROE — The owners of the Sky River Bakery, a joyful morning stop for hundreds, are planning a well-deserved break after starting shop here 32 years ago.    More on this story...


Snohomish Depot building on Bickford Avenue sells

SNOHOMISH — The Snohomish Depot building at 2606 Bickford Ave. recently sold, and will be under construction soon to prepare it for its future use. More on this story...


Elections: Park bond would upgrade, fix parks citywide

MONROE — The East County Parks District is asking voters for new funding for the first time in a decade. More on this story...


It's pumpkin picking season

Doug Ramsay photo

Peter Andonian, 5, of Kirkland struggles to carry a large pumpkin back to the wheelbarrow as he and his family were part of the thousands who flocked to The Farm at Swan’s Trail west of Snohomish on Sunday. The annual Snohomish Valley Festival of Pumpkins is in full swing as seven farms are open for pumpkin picking and other farm-related activities. A list of the participating farms, along with festival events, can be found at www.festivalofpumpkins.org


Snohomish voters to see school bond this February

SNOHOMISH — Voters will decide on a $470 million capital bond in early February that would pay for building six new elementary schools to replace the old ones, update aging buildings and enhance safety in schools, while also reducing use of portable classrooms. More on this story...


Food banks bothered by perception in fundraiser

SNOHOMISH — The messaging in a grocer’s campaign to fight hunger is frustrating the directors of several area food banks because Fred Meyer's "Round Up" campaign has left people thinking they're making a direct donation when that's not the case. More on this story...



 

 

  

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