SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Multiple clean up events to celebrate Earth Day are planned for this week and later this month in the City of Snohomish, in Everett, along the waterfront and elsewhere. A compilation with how to sign up.
SNOHOMISH — Last week, a fourth-grade class at Emerson Elementary delivered $2,200 to the Salvation Army’s efforts on the Ukraininian refugee crisis through a coin drive among classmates.
MONROE — Mayor Geoffrey Thomas gave appreciation to recent improvements in the city, appealed for help in advocating for widening state Route 522 and shared upcoming enhancements in his State of the City speech delivered to the Monroe Chamber of Commerce last week.
SNOHOMISH — Totem Falls Elementary may not need a rename after consulting with the Tulalip Tribes.
The Tulalip Tribal council prefers these are not changed, Snohomish School District officials say. Its Northwest Coast tribal character mascot, Rocky the Raven, is OK, too.
Comments sought on Thomas’ Eddy plan
SNOHOMISH — The county’s surface water management division proposes to lower and remove some of the levees at Thomas’ Eddy to restore the Snohomish River floodplain around Bob Heirman Wildlife Park.
Author reading at the Snohomish Carnegie on Saturday
SNOHOMISH — Author Sara Graham will read from her newly published book, Mt. Rainer Bear Family Adventure, on Saturday, April 23 at 1 p.m. in the Snohomish Carnegie. Sara will read from her book and share real-life adventure ideas that human families can experience at the National Park. The event is free and open to the public. Children will receive a signed copy of the book.
The Snohomish Carnegie is located at 105 Cedar Ave. in downtown Snohomish. The City of Snohomish is a sponsor of the event.
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.
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 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 — 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 — 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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