SNOHOMISH COUNTY — As frigid temperatures begin to creep in, the Sky Valley cold weather shelter is available. The shelter is located at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in the 4H building and will be open when below freezing temperatures are expected overnight. The shelter is intended for people who are homeless and in need of a warm place to sleep. The shelter will open its doors at 8:30 p.m. and will be locked from 9:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. COVID-19 precautions are being taken to ensure the health and safety of volunteers and those utilizing the shelter. The Sky Valley cold weather shelter serves the Monroe, Sultan, and Snohomish areas, and tends to operate into March. The address is 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA 98272. For more information visit www.snohd.org/cold.
SNOHOMISH — Snohomish’s Sammie Davis has spent the last four fire seasons traveling across the country fighting fires, often for weeks at a time. It's important work that's almost taken her life.
SNOHOMISH — The Snohomish Lions Club is collecting many types of thin plastic, such as plastic bags, that will be recycled into a composite bench for the community at-large. Here's why they're doing it, and how to contribute.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — COVID-19’s spread in the community has crept back up, capping a rough October in the fight against the coronavirus.
MONROE — The planning commission recommended approving the Marshall Field rezone at an Oct. 12 public hearing. A motion to advise the city council to approve the proposed rezone carried 4-3.
SNOHOMISH — Felix Neals won appointment to the City Council in a tiebreaker decision last week. He said his ability to listen will help make him an excellent council members. Neals served on the Public Safety Commission before getting the nod.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — For seniors, facilities such as the Snohomish and Monroe senior centers are aiming to make this challenging time easier to bear.
EVERETT — In a 4-2 vote that was clearly tough to make, the City Council last week denied a nonprofit’s rezone request to be able to build a multi-story apartment complex for homeless families in a historic single-family neighborhood.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The Snohomish Health District sent an email to all Snohomish County school districts on Oct. 12 requesting to pause planning of the return to schools.
EVERETT — Soon, three new marijuana shops could open around town. The council voted 6-1 to increase Everett’s cannabis store limit to eight.
SNOHOMISH — Despite the peak of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Snohomish Farmers Market managed to sustain success in the midst of an economic shutdown.
SNOHOMISH — The city has reopened the application window for utility support and rent relief grant program for residents of Snohomish impacted by COVID-19.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — County Executive Dave Somers’ 2021 budget aims to be resourceful since 2020 left little to work from.
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.
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