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SHS students say dog-days
are just what they need


Contributed photo

SNOHOMISH — A petition has drawn more than 1,400 signatures asking to return therapy dogs to class at Snohomish High for anxiety relief. Student leaders have led the push.
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Published February 5, 2020


Limit made on homeless housing sites in Everett

EVERETT — The City Council decided at its Wednesday, Jan. 29 meeting to limit out supportive housing to assist homeless people from areas zoned for single-family residential neighborhoods. More on this story...


Emma Yule Park selected for honorary park name

EVERETT — A leading woman of the city’s past will be recognized at last, city leaders said when naming Everett’s newest park. More on this story...


Thumbnail Theater gets new paint, carpeting, seats

SNOHOMISH — Pew seating was aesthetically apt for the 1905 building at 1211 4th Street that once served as a church, and is now The Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater. But the church pews have been sold to recoup costs for cushioned theater seats...  More on this story...


Staeheli faces murder charges in King County

SNOHOMISH — Jeremy Tod Staeheli, suspected in the fatal shooting of a Snohomish homeless man, was extradited to Washington State and is in King County jail awaiting arraignment for second degree murder.  More on this story...


Swedish workers await word on resumed talks

SNOHOMISH — Negotiations following the end to a three-day walkout are not yet scheduled between Swedish and its union workers, after both sides reached a halt in marathon talks during the holiday season.  More on this story...


Snohomish school bond asks to replace 6 schools

SNOHOMISH — Voters will consider a $470 million bond that will rebuild more than half of the school district’s elementary schools, replace portables with building-space and enhance safety elements in every building. More on this story...

Also on the ballot: Information about Monroe Schools tech levy


Count searches for county's homeless individuals

MONROE — Volunteers tromped through fields and looked far for the Point in Time (PIT) count on Jan. 23, and a breeze created an occasional reminder of how damp and cold a day outside can be. The annual event produces a set of numbers, detailing homelessness in the county and in other areas across the state, and the nation.  More on this story...


Unrestrained generosity to thrift shops
creating a behind-the-scenes difficulty

SNOHOMISH — A local thrift shop is happy to receive donations, but also is ending up with people's trash and unusable items which costs money to discard. 
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HIKE OF THE MONTH: Fort Casey Historical State Park

Explore a magnificent stretch of fragile coastline once threatened with housing developments, but protected thanks to dedicated conservationists and enlightened public officials. More on this story...


Frontier Communications is selling its local operations

EVERETT — The deal to sell its local cable, telephone and Internet operation to another company was set last spring. Meanwhile, a report says the company may file for bankruptcy. More on this story...


Clanging armor at the medieval faire

Doug Ramsay photo

John Paul of Vancouver B.C. (left) and Matt Reinker of McMinnville, Oregon battle it out in Armored Combat at the annual Ursulmas Medieval Faire at the Evergreen Fairgrounds in Monroe on Sunday, Jan. 26. The weekend-long event features combat and archery competitions, a medieval village of living history along with artisans and crafters demonstrating skills from the fifth to fifteenth centuries Europe. The popular event is hosted by the Kingdom of An Tir-SCA. It has been a fixture at the Fairgrounds for over 30 years and attracts participants from as far away as Florida and Saskatchewan, Canada, being that it is one of the few of its kind held during winter.


Snohomish residents adapting to bag ban

SNOHOMISH — The city’s plastic bag ban resulted in a few bag-free shopping experiences as people adjusted to remembering to bring a bag, but most were willing to adapt to the change. The newspaper would like your opinion. More on this story...


Everett may use tougher tools to reshape downtown

EVERETT — Eminent domain would give the city a new tool for fixing downtown as city leaders consider creating a task force that would focus block-by-block toward nudging property owners to make improvements. A public hearing is scheduled for March 5 before a City Council vote. More on this story...


Tennis cup Feb. 7 and 8 at Everett arena to feature Serena Williams


Carnegie work on annex demolition

SNOHOMISH — The Carnegie annex has begun coming down.

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Snohomish isn’t taking Pilchuck River water, but it’s there if needed

SNOHOMISH — The city stopped using the Pilchuck River as a drinking water source a few years ago, but in the tricky world of "use it or lose it" water rights, Snohomish has kept its rights secure. More on this story...


Hitting all the high notes: SHS Band celebrates 90 years

SNOHOMISH — The hometown band program is 90 years strong as a mainstay in school, and one could say it is also a survivor in today's cutbacks in education. An alumni concert is planned for this April. More on this story...


 

  

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