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Snohomish motorcycle show roars into town
Thousands of motorcyclists filled downtown Snohomish for the 19th Sky Valley Motorcycle Show on Sunday, May 17. Sponsored by the Sky Valley chapter of ABATE, the event has become popular with motorcycle riders and enthusiasts from all over the Northwest who come show their bikes to dazzle families. The event is traditionally held the third Sunday of May.
Snohomish City Council elections:
Kaftanski, Schilaty face challengers while Mayor Karen Guzak will face old foe Larry Countryman
SNOHOMISH — An old powerhouse is aiming to topple Mayor Karen Guzak this November.
Larry Countryman filed for Guzak’s council seat in the closing minutes of candidate filing Friday, May 15. More on this story...
In other council races (links open in new window):
* Upstart Suprenant challenging longtime Councilwoman Schilaty
* Freshman Councilman Kaftanski has challenger in Zach Wilde
Whalewatching opportunities along Everett’s waterfront plentiful but time-limited: See them before end of June
EVERETT — Dust off those binoculars: The annual northern migration of humpback whales are currently visible from Everett’s waterfront, which is a rare opportunity that will last a limited time only.
March through June is their prime migrating season, and this year offers a unique treat for whale watchers since humpbacks, which rarely travel this far south into the Puget Sound area, have been spotted off both the Everett waterfront and across the water near Whidbey Island. More...
Everett teachers to walk Friday, May 22
EVERETT — School teachers in Everett and Mukilteo will be following their peers as part of the rolling walk outs in protest of state K-12 funding.
Everett teachers will walk out of classes Friday, May 22. Mukilteo’s teachers determined to do the same thing on Wednesday, May 20. (Some schools in the Mukilteo School District are within Everett city limits). More...
Everett City Council primary features two 3-way races
EVERETT — Challengers for Everett City Council incumbents sprung out of the woodwork last week.
Three of the four seats are being contested, and they are the seats held by incumbents Ron Gipson, Scott Bader and Brenda Stonecipher. Councilwoman Judy Tuohy will sail through unopposed. More...
Everett girl’s death stirring anti-bullying push
EVERETT — A child’s death has rocked the Evergreen Middle School community and possibly has started a movement. More...
Field of five vying to win County Executive election
Four men are gunning for Democrat Snohomish County Executive John Lovick’s seat, including a formidable challenger from within his own party. The challengers are County Councilman Dave Somers, Republicans Norm Nunnally and Robert Sutherland and indepdent James Robert Deal. More...
Family grows together while serving in Africa on hospital ship
SNOHOMISH — A Snohomish couple is raising four children while saving lives on the open waters.
This year marks Peter and Dara Koontz’s eighth year of living aboard The Africa Mercy, a hospital ship currently stationed in Tamatave, Madagascar.
However, neither was expecting to move from Snohomish to Africa until an epiphany hit. More...
After being arrested, what happens with heroin abusers?
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — When a heroin abuser is caught, it’s not always the presence of heroin that factors into why they are arrested. Instead, police take a close look at what else the person they’ve caught has done, and what threat he or she poses to society. The Tribune explains what happens "after the arrest": More...
Silver Lake fishing derby
Madison Case, 4, of Stanwood reaches for a fish that she and her uncle Ed Case, of Everett (right) had just reeled in while participating in the 14th annual ‘Kids Fish In” at Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake on Saturday, May 9. The lake was stocked with nearly 4,000 fish on the previous day with 600 children participating in this year’s event.
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