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After state law stalls, Everett bans public drug use
In a 4-3 vote Wednesday, the City Council criminalized public drug use. State law could preempt it by July.
Mayor given new authority to expand Everett’s ‘no sit, no lie’ zones
The City Council voted 4-3 late Wednesday to broaden the controversial ban on sitting or sleeping on public property.
Future of long-shuttered Forest Park pool to get deep dive study
City officials want to know the costs for reopening the swim center as is, adding water park features and repurposing the space entirely.
In visit, DelBene warns GOP bill could slash food assistance
“How are people supposed to get by with even less resources?” asked Northwest Harvest’s public policy and advocacy director.
Lake Stevens, Marysville seek Bayview Trail design input
The cities are working on plans for the paved trail that would generally follow high-tension power lines west of Highway 9.
County contract almost done for Edmonds motel meth cleanup
The county bought the property and another in Everett to repurpose as transitional housing for homeless people.
County clears permit hurdle for Cathcart park and ride
The proposed park and ride southeast of Cathcart Way and Highway 9 would have 154 stalls and be near planned housing.
Brier, Mountlake Terrace voters back joining South County Fire
About 80% of ballots counted Tuesday night in Brier and over 91% in Mountlake Terrace supported the annexation.
Want ride-hailing at bus prices in Arlington? Let Community Transit know
The transit agency is in early development for microtransit services in Arlington, Darrington and Lake Stevens.
Voters to decide if Brier, Mountlake Terrace join South County Fire
Getting annexed into the fire authority is the least expensive option, per city leaders, but it would still lead to a tax increase.
Snohomish County’s history buffs to gather for long-delayed awards
The League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations will present awards for projects and publications since 2019.
Everett weighs expanding ‘no sit’ ban, giving mayor more discretion
The proposed ordinance would give the mayor authority to designate “no sit, no lie zones” around service providers.
State law prompts Edmonds to add bike lanes on Highway 99 overhaul
The Legislature’s Move Ahead Washington package requires “complete streets” for state transportation projects.
Plan aims to restore ‘community’ to Community Transit bus service
Dropping commuter routes into Seattle next year will let the agency redeploy buses and drivers throughout the county.
PUD hosting Earth Day block party at Everett HQ
People can learn about careers, enter for giveaways and get info on energy saving programs.
Everett, first to sue opioid company, signs on to state settlements
Snohomish County’s largest city joined the settlements just ahead of an April 18 deadline. It could see $4 million.
Neighbors worried over noise, traffic from potential Everett Ave bridge
The city needs the crossing to reach the new site for a public works base east of East Grand Avenue and the railroad.
EvCC narrows president search to 3 finalists
After a long search, the college’s board of trustees is interviewing Chemene Crawford, Kerry Levett and Rachel Solemsaas.
Is late merging at U.S. 2 trestle legal? Is it bad etiquette?
Yes, it’s legal and generally recommended for efficiency, as long as it’s done safely and doesn’t hold up traffic flow.
New chamber of commerce focuses on Brier, Mountlake Terrace
The city of Mountlake Terrace contracted with Economic Alliance Snohomish County to help coordinate the program.