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Schools gearing up to hold classes online

Rehel, center, receives a Chromebook computer for school from the staff at Everett’s Emerson Elementary School on Thursday, April 2 as little brother Rian looks on. The district sent 1,000 Chromebooks home with students that day and 4,000 Chromebooks in total last week.

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Whether by paper or by computer, schools will be restarting classes to continue educating thousands of children at home when spring break concludes.
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Snohomish pharmacy producing hand sanitizer

SNOHOMISH — A Snohomish pharmacy has donated 350 bottles of hand sanitizer to local organizations and is selling sanitizer to the public as well. Other independent pharmacies might start, too. More on this story...


Sultan dump to reopen this week, but people asked to use facilities sparingly and maintain social distancing

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — People are processing what to do with their unwanted items as some outlets, such as thrift stores, are closed, and others are limited. Curbside trash collectors Waste Management and Republic Services have instituted some limitations, too. More on this story...


Still game for adventure, owners of British pub on First Street look to retire

SNOHOMISH — After 30 years operating in Snohomish, they'll sell the restaurant and pub to whoever wants to offer the right price as part of their retirement plan. More on this story...



Snohomish County unemployment numbers staggering

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Snohomish County sits near the apex of a rocketing rise in state unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More on this story...


Underlying health affects COVID-19 severity risk

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Underlying conditions have factored into the severity of COVID-19, which affects both the upper and lower respiratory areas. Doctors from Western Washington Medical Group explain. More on this story...


Local spirit-makers shifting to make hand sanitizer

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Area distillers, such as in Arlington, are working to produce and sanitizer and some, such as in Snohomish, hope to start production soon. More on this story...


Crafters and 3D printers producing masks to help with supply

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Everyday craftspeople are jumping in to sew face masks for whoever can use them to help fight medical supply shortages. Inside, find resources on how make one. More on this story...


What can coronavirus feel like? Aches, fever and more

EVERETT — An Everett man, 33, tells his story on what it feels like to be infected with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, and urges people to take the spread risk seriously.

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Kimberly-Clark site work halts soon after it began

EVERETT — Cleanup of the former Kimberly-Clark mill site has halted while Washingtonians shelter at home to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. More on this story...


Food banks adjusting to serve during COVID-19 pandemic, and will need help

SNOHOMISH — Food banks are working a little differently under the COVID-19 pandemic, but crucially still need supplies and volunteers. More on this story...


Additional coronavirus coverage

Need a doctor? Virtual visits can help lessen virus spread

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Medical clinics are encouraging people to reach them without having to physically visit. More on this story...

COVID-19 virus: what you can do

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Effective hand-washing and social distancing are some of the ways to help prevent spreading the new coronavirus, COVID-19.  More on this story...

Local restaurants strive to keep their footing during coronavirus shutdowns

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Restaurants explain the tough choices they've had to make, how much business was hurt, and how they have adapted during the restrictions on dining facilities and bars. More on this story...

Public records access altered temporarily by governor

A proclamation from Gov. Jay Inslee temporarily changes how public records are accessed. More on this story...


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