SNOHOMISH — In addition to seeking the honor of being designated a Tree City USA, it plans to undertake a citywide tree inventory. When polled last week, a majority of City Council members voiced support for new rules on tree protection that the city is exploring: for requiring a permit to remove a tree from private property, and requiring that a property owner replaces the tree that was removed.
EVERETT — The city is now soliciting bids to add automated red light cameras at six intersections, after the City Council voted 6-1 to proceed.
MONROE — This spring, a new medical service has bloomed in Monroe: EvergreenHealth Urgent Care, located across the parking lot from the hospital, on the second floor of the beige and brick EvergreenHealth Pavilion at 14841 179th Ave. SE.
EVERETT — Everett-based "pop culture" figure maker Funko formalized that it will be closing its Everett and Puyallup warehouses to consolidate in Arizona, which will create a layoff affecting 258 workers.
EVERETT — The Everett community is invited to join artist Stuart Nakamura for a community workshop for the COVID-19 art project on Tuesday, April 19 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Evergreen Branch Library (9512 Evergreen Way, Everett). How did the pandemic make you feel?
LAKE STEVENS — A 30-year-old Snohomish man who was a clerk at a Lake Stevens convenience store thought it was OK to give a pre-teen $100 cash and a note that he was attracted to her. He was arrested for sending explicit messages to a police detective whom he thought was a 12-year-old.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A concrete delivery drivers strike, now in its fifth month, has wedged an interruption in constructing the Lynnwood Light Link Rail line among multiple others.
SNOHOMISH — Multiple alterations to an earlier draft plan released by county parks staff in November for guiding Lord Hill Regional Park’s future has hikers and equestrians generally in favor and mountain bikers feeling burned.
EVERETT — Prosecutors are charging the man police say shot and killed another man in the street. It was while a large fight was happening simultaneously in the parking lot of a
south Everett billiards place.
SNOHOMISH — Imagine watching a movie while floating on an inner tube at the Snohomish Aquatic Center, or dancing in the pool at a throwback disco party. A private fundraiser is ongoing to install four huge screens and an improved sound system at the aquatic center, and there's a story behind why.
SNOHOMISH — Dr. Ken Parker, the former chiropractor in Snohomish, has been sentenced to 2½ years of incarceration.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A newly available second booster dose against COVID-19 is now being suggested for people 50 and older, and also people age 12 and older who have weakened immune systems.
SNOHOMISH — A state law restricting the use of Native American tribal iconography means Cascade View Elementary’s mascot, the Thunderbird, is being replaced soon, and the name and mascot of Totem Falls Elementary is being discussed between the Tulalip Tribes and the Snohomish School District.
EVERETT — The city’s traffic department wants your opinion through
SNOHOMISH — Both of Snohomish’s big high schools will be getting new principals.
For Glacier Peak, the school district held final interviews for its next principal last week.
EVERETT — Calling from a campsite 6,000 feet up in the Laguna Mountains east of San Diego, California, Monica Reinoso of Everett described how she’s on the trek of a lifetime, and she’s doing purposefully for a good cause. She is trying to raise $50,000 for Meals on Wheels, a program run by Homage that brings food to homebound seniors and people with disabilities.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Rural landowners will soon be able to build a second, smaller house anywhere on their property by a vote of the County Council last week.
SNOHOMISH — A roundabout is coming this year on state Route 9 where it meets the intersection at Avenue D. It is scheduled to come this summer. WSDOT selected the contractor Dec. 27 as the next milestone for the $3.4 million project.
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