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Flocking to the river

Doug Ramsay photo

Sunshine was in abundance this past weekend with temperatures reaching into the 80s throughout the Puget Sound area. Some families headed to the water, as those did here along the Pilchuck River near the Dubuque Road on Saturday afternoon. The state’s social distancing rules are still in effect, meaning households should stay six feet away from each other.



Rebel barber of Snohomish risks slap by regulators

SNOHOMISH — The owner of the Stag barbershop on Avenue D may be risking his business if he continues giving haircuts — something he’s adamant is his right to do — while the state prohibits it under a coronavirus-related safety restriction. Regulators sent new warning letters Friday to the shop. More on this story...


Snohomish is in a national contest, its prize would kickstart gazebo renovation

SNOHOMISH — The city’s in the running to win a national small-town contest that would award a cool $25,000. More on this story...


Opioid recovery sessions find new success being online

EVERETT — Using Facebook and telemedicine tools, opioid counseling and recovery services are finding success in keeping clients on-course beyond what they hoped. More on this story...


County’s homeless individuals being cared for during pandemic

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A host of agencies are coordinating efforts to keep the novel coronavirus in check among the county’s homeless population. More on this story...


Explore Snohomish’s magnificent trees on your own

SNOHOMISH — You can still take the spring tree tour on your own and maintain social distancing. Here are the trees and where to find them. More on this story...


Everett's public works campus could relocate

EVERETT — The city’s game plan to eventually move its Public Works department to new digs is crystallizing. Two relocation suggestions are being discussed. More on this story...


Snohomish Schools to increase meal prices

SNOHOMISH — A school meal will cost 25 cents more this fall. More on this story...


City of Everett offering grants for businesses hurt by COVID-19

EVERETT — The city is taking applications for its local economic stimulus package. The Everett Cares stimulus program is spreading $500,000 to small businesses within the city, and another $500,000 to nonprofits. Application details are in the story. More on this story...


Market is one vision for Monroe School HQ site

MONROE — When the Monroe School District relocates to a new home on 179th Avenue SE this summer, it plans to make its historic building for sale. One local developer discusses his idea how to re-use the 104-year-old building.  More on this story...


Farmers markets adjusting to new COVID-19 rulebook

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Farmers markets are opening, but things are likely going to feel a lot different than usual. More on this story...


Everett sheds programs to try to keep head above water

EVERETT — No access to the senior center. No access to the municipal pool. No Fourth of July parade. No Animal Farm. A slew of cuts are being made as a byproduct impact of COVID-19 diminishing sales tax revenue for the city. More on this story...


Everett Port adds floating pump that cleans the bay

EVERETT — The Port of Everett has added a Seabin device that cleans the water around it, and students at EvCC's ocean studies program have been a key part to its existence. More on this story...


Renters get reprieve until June, but what happens next?

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The state's moratorium on rent being due is extended to June 4, but what have been the effects so far and happens after this timeframe concludes? More on this story...


Hundreds of prisoners to be released statewide

The state has begun releasing hundreds of prisoners early to reduce population counts. Some had burglaries, drug offenses, vehicle possession violations, or illegal firearm possession crimes, the Tribune saw. Here's what decisions are being used on who to release, and how people have reacted. More on this story...


Snohomish Zion Lutheran makes a vast renovation

SNOHOMISH — Zion Lutheran Church didn't plan to undergo a big renovation within its 97-year-old walls, but after the roof needed to be fixed, the church ultimately decided it was time to do much more. More on this story...


Snohomish County looking for input on light rail planning area

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Snohomish County is seeking public input in an online survey on how to plan ahead for the area around two future light rail stations in south Everett and Lynnwood. More on this story...




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Some local parks and practically
all golf courses have reopened

Doug Ramsay file photo

Erik Rodriguez, at the time 12, fishes on the Snohomish River in 2013.

SNOHOMISH COUNTY —
Cities and the county this week are starting to open some parks simultaneously with the governor’s opening of state
parks. More on this story...



 

  

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