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Kids give “spooky slime” a try

Jim Scolman photo

Kyleen, age 7, left and her pal Leilani, 8 enjoy making “Spooky Slime” in an event for kids at the Mariner branch of Sno-Isle Libraries in South Everett on Saturday, Oct. 26. Several groups of kids enjoyed making the sparkle goo. They could add colors, sparkles and googie-eyes.


Homegrown “Wizard of Oz” film to premiere

SNOHOMISH — On Saturday, Nov. 9 at 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m., the hard work of local students and their guides will get a big reveal in red carpet celebrations in Snohomish High School’s Performing Arts Center. The 56-minute remake of the Oz classic has a release date in mid-December. More on this story...


Snohomish County wants to build a large indoor sports facility

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A regional indoor sports complex that would double as a community center appears to be in central Snohomish County’s future. More on this story...


Youth football games starting to add EMTs

SNOHOMISH — A company contracting to place emergency medical technicians at junior football games is starting to sprout its wings.

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County prosecutor wants to end 2-gram waiver for drug crimes introduced by predecessor, but first wants additional staff

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — County Prosecutor Adam Cornell says funding is needed to push low-level drug offenders into treatment, rather than having them spend the night in jail then go free. The county's "two-gram" rule currently gives a pass to suspects in possession of two grams or less of meth, heroin and cocaine.. More on this story...


Port secures deal to buy former Kimberly-Clark mill site

EVERETT — Land negotiations for the former Kimberly-Clark mill site on the waterfront will now be exclusively with the Port of Everett, and the port says it might finish the deal by year's end. More on this story...


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...


Not much for Monroe City Council elections

MONROE — The ballot has one challenged race, and the challenger dropped out. 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...





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...


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...



“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.



 

 

  

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