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Economic Alliance asks Everett for $300K to move downtown
The countywide chamber of commerce and economic development organization also would reform the Everett chamber.
Mountlake Terrace leaders weighing federal ARPA fund options
Bathrooms, body cameras, generators, radios, roadwork, roof replacement, sidewalks, trails and more loom for the $4.5 million.
Lake Stevens development prompts Highway 9 signal change soon
Turning left from Soper Hill Road can be a long wait now. Flashing yellow turn signals could help with more traffic.
New Mountlake Terrace city manager set for $200K salary
Jeff Niten’s start date is April 17. He’ll oversee the city’s 190 employees and work to implement city policies.
‘Massive amount’ of homeless RV camping closed Smokey Point rest area
Since November, 38 homeless people were identified through outreach. Six have accepted housing offers with case management.
Hearing examiner’s order holds up Cathcart park and ride
Initial plans had the stormwater system designed under urban zoning rules, but the property has rural zoning.
Yes, it’s legal (and risky) to bike on WA highways — with big exceptions
A reader asked about the legality of biking on the shoulder of U.S. 2 after a run-in with law enforcement.
Everett mayor’s speech mum on scandal, focuses on crime, climate, housing
Amid an investigation into possibly blurred personal and professional lines, Cassie Franklin charted a city plan in her annual address.
Biden budget has $250M for Lynnwood light rail
Potential savings could go toward other Sound Transit projects in development, including the Everett extension.
Community Transit drops employee COVID vaccine requirement
After a year with it in place and three years after the first known U.S. COVID case, the CEO announced the change.
Mountlake Terrace council taps Shelton admin as city manager
The city council selected Jeff Niten as its city manager finalist out of a pool of five candidates Saturday.
Highway 9 due for more road work between Lake Stevens, Marysville
The state has a contract for crews to go out this year and repair the road between 132nd Street NE and Highway 528.
Work on I-5 HOV lane from Everett to Marysville starts next week
Overnight lane reductions are scheduled Monday through Thursday, with more disruptions ahead this month.
Museum honors former Herald journalists for spotlighting history
The Everett Museum of History celebrated Dan Bates and Julie Muhlstein, whose work often highlighted local history.
Plan begins to replace failing street trees in Everett
The first step will be a demonstration planting Wednesday and Thursday on Colby Avenue.
Edmonds seeks traffic-calming program applications
For several years, radar speed signs have been the dominant answer. Depending on data and requests, that could change.
Mountlake Terrace city manager finalists announced
People can meet the five candidates to run city operations March 3. The council is interviewing them March 4.
Mountlake Terrace voters to weigh South County Fire annexation
The city council also passed a $1.69 million general property tax levy reduction to mitigate higher fire taxes.
Edmonds, Everett motels’ meth contamination adds hurdle for shelter use
Snohomish County bought the former Americas Best Value Inn and Days Inn to use as emergency shelters for homeless people.
Everett considers purchase of two prefab bathrooms for downtown
Two “vandalism resistant” bathrooms would cost $315,000. City leaders see it as a way to bolster one of the city’s retail cores.