SNOHOMISH — On June 3, Snohomish will host its first annual Pride Festival, consisting of local vendors, cabaret, face painting, Pride pop-ups and a parade.
MONROE — The last chunk of dough to design the future, wider state Route 522 is secure. Legislators recently committed $33.6 million for 522 in the state Transportation budget. Here's the new timeline.
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SNOHOMISH — A selection of city residents will soon be receiving postcards asking them to state whether their pipes are made of lead.
It’s part of a federal audit that has the goal to get rid of lead pipes. What if you do have lead pipes? You'll have to replace them.
Memorial Day dedication unveils Snohomish’s new vets memorial site
SNOHOMISH — The new veterans memorial being installed on the Carnegie Building’s lawn is coming along. The circular path is already built.
Enhanced SNAP benefits were designed to give people extra allotments to help them through the COVID-19 pandemic, when life was full of uncertainty. But at the beginning of March, these additional SNAP benefits concluded, and food banks are seeing an increase in clients coming in for food.
MONROE — A program to let families with children sleep in their car overnight in St. Vincent de Paul's parking lot at its building on W. Main Street could begin by this summer. Representatives explained the details at a meeting Thursday, May 11.
Most gay and bisexual men who are in a steady relationship with another man, or any woman in a relationship with a bisexual man, will no longer need to abstain from sex for three months before being cleared to donate blood. The FDA made a policy change which blood banks have cheered.
New signage installed in Monroe
MONROE — New, blue wayfinding signs began being installed around Monroe early last week. The big metal signs replace the brown wooden signs to guide people to key points and places in the city.
EVERETT — More bicycle corridors are coming to central Everett soon by way of reconfiguring Madison Street and modifications to north-south Fleming Street parallel to Evergreen Way.
The mayor can now set more zones in Everett which outlaw laying or sleeping on the sidewalk. The City Council voted 4-3 granting the mayor authority
SNOHOMISH — A Valley View Middle School 7th grade student, is raising money for the Snohomish Community Food Bank selling hand-decorated goods. So far she's raised more than $650 and will be doing fundraisers to raise more.
SNOHOMISH — Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Martin has been named to be police chief come July 1. Martin was Sultan’s police chief from 2018 until last year when he took a different assignment.
SNOHOMISH — She began feeling sick soon after being placed in her apartment. Months later, a certified contractor's test results showed her bedroom had off-the-charts contamination from meth. The blind spot that disabled a Snohomish woman may have been neighbors' complaints of the prior tenant having a suspected meth lab were not logged.
SNOHOMISH — This winter's test results are giving some early tells on why toxic algae seems to be able to thrive in Blackman Lake, and what can be done to restore it.
SNOHOMISH — Fire District 4 will be asking voters this August to restore its levy rate to $1.50 per $1,000 in assessed property tax value.
SNOHOMISH — Salmon have taken over the waters to create new spawning areas after the city let go of its dam on the Pilchuck River. The dam by Granite Falls was there to divert drinking water for the City of Snohomish. But by the mid-2010s, the city began to get all its water from Everett. The city no longer employed its use.
SNOHOMISH — Snohomish Fire District 4’s three board members have directed the chief to approach Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue to have conversations about consolidating services.
SNOHOMISH — The public has plenty of questions on Harvey Field's proposal to expand its airport footprint, which includes relocating Airport Way farther south.
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