Dump truck that flipped over blocks Highway 9
CLEARVIEW — A crash that put a dump truck on its side is blocking Highway 9 near 154th in Clearview. That crash happened around 12:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9. There were minor injuries.
U.S. 2 lane closure overnight Friday to Saturday morning
SNOHOMISH — It's happening again: U.S. 2 between the State Route 9 interchange and Bickford Avenue may be delayed by work on the Pilchuck River Bridge from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 to 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. The work is to stripe the lanes. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane. This work is weather-dependent.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Fred Meyer and QFC, both under the Kroger umbrella of grocery retail stores, have banned employees from wearing Black Lives Matter (BLM) buttons while at work.
MONROE — The school district’s proposal to rezone Marshall Field in midtown to allow a future apartment complex is back for further consideration with a public hearing at the city’s planning commission meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. 12.
EAST SNOHOMISH COUNTY — In the 39th District, the two candidates for State Rep. Position 1 have vastly different outlooks on how the state should run.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — County Executive Dave Somers’ 2021 budget aims to be resourceful since 2020 left little to work from.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The Tribune queried Democrat April Berg and Republican Mark James, who are in the running for an open seat in the 44th Legislative District, which includes Snohomish and Lake Stevens. Berg replied, James didn't.
EVERETT — The Boeing Co.’s official announcement that it is consolidating 787 Dreamliner production to its South Carolina plant in 2021 is poised to cause potential worker layoffs and leave empty space in the Everett plant.
Escaped baby kangaroo in Monroe found safe
MONROE — A baby kangaroo that got loose this morning is now safe and sound, police said.
SNOHOMISH — The Snohomish School District has set a date for the first wave of students returning to classrooms, and methods to keeping kids separated and safe. Going to school will not be made mandatory.
EVERETT — Soon, three new marijuana shops could open around town, if the council increases Everett’s cannabis store limit to eight. A vote is scheduled for Oct. 14.
EVERETT — Time is
closing for volunteer decision-makers to finish the map used to set district boundaries for electing most of the City Council members using geographic districts. Residents in northeast Everett have concerns about the current map.
EVERETT — The Everett Central Lions Club will be sponsoring the Lions International Peace Poster contest. It’s open to any student ages 11, 12 or 13 (as of Nov. 15, 2020).
SNOHOMISH — Captain Robert Palmer, who's been the interim chief since June, will be sworn in as Snohomish's permanent police chief shortly
SNOHOMISH — The 176th Engineers Company, a National Guard unit based in Snohomish, has been on the front lines serving the county in a time of prolonged uncertainty, and its new commander has plenty to do.
EVERETT — Just off a neighborhood street in South Everett, near the mall, lays a quiet grove of large trees with a small stream flowing at the bottom, and the remains of a large homeless camp. It's being cleared for a future housing development that carries a twist.
EVERETT — Mayor Cassie Frankin’s $411 million budget doesn’t reverse most of the city’s coronavirus-driven cutbacks during 2020, but the message from her office is the city will innovate to get a stronger footing for the future.
SNOHOMISH — Fraud is big business, and a global network of criminals are actively preying on people’s fears and anxieties about the coronavirus. Some of the most common schemes include unemployment fraud where criminals use stolen personal information to file bogus claims, fraud rings offering fake COVID-19 remedies or supplies, or so-called “romance” scams where perpetrators pretending to be a friend or loved one use online platforms to request financial assistance to help them through hard times.
EVERETT — A nearly hundred-acre woody watershed once seen as
EVERETT — The city’s overhaul of its planning code, named “Rethink Zoning,” will proceed to the City Council with the planning commission voting 6-1 to send a recommendation of support. A council discussion was Sept. 30th, the vote will be Oct. 21.
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