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Everett plans to dole out $533K for human needs programs
Annually the city marks $4 per capita for human needs grants. Funding requests topped $1 million this year.
Wonky I-5 lane striping in Everett to get temporary refresh
During weekend work, contractor crews are slated to try to repaint northbound temporary lane striping past 41st Street.
Mountlake Terrace council pursuing South County Fire annexation
Last week the city council voted to request annexation into the regional fire authority. Voters could decide this year.
After I-5 backups last week, WSDOT plans weekend work in Everett
Concrete panel replacement is scheduled to resume this weekend, which means lane reductions and closures.
South Lake Stevens Road spur still closed, could open in February
A reader asked when the segment would open because it will cut almost 1.5 miles from his daily bike commute.
Decade after golf course closed, Ballinger Park taking shape
Mountlake Terrace is spending millions to revamp the former nine-hole course into a regional lakeside park.
Early Community Transit data shows youth ridership bump
After adopting free fare for riders 18 and under in September, youth ridership accounted for 11% to 28% on 13 routes.
Everett City Council leadership reups with Stonecipher, Tuohy
Bids to install a newer council member as president or vice president failed in favor of the longest-tenured members.
Ed Morrow’s Everett legacy: carvings, philanthropy and hoops talent
The local politician “wanted everyone to have a fair shot. … That’s why he was proud to be a principal and an educator.”
Decisions on light rail, buses and more loom in 2023
Snohomish County’s top transportation stories include Sound Transit Link, bus agency changes and highway shifts.
Mansions featured in Historic Everett’s ‘must-see homes’ calendar
Hartley and Rucker mansions are some of the city’s most prominent. But the Van Valey House gets the cover.
Even with new terminal, old Highway 525 ferry lane staying put
A reader asked if there were plans to turn the lane on the hill south of 5th Street into a bike and pedestrian space.
Port’s parking lot in Mukilteo may not open until spring
The permit process, which required a traffic study and other analyses, is taking longer than the Port of Everett hoped.
3-bedroom Everett home converted into shelter to house dozens each year
Cascade View Presbyterian Church is partnering with Interfaith Family Shelter to provide emergency shelter for homeless families.
Roosters still allowed, with $50 fee, in Everett
The Everett City Council approved a suite of code changes, including bans on peafowl ownership and rabbit sales.
Mayor vetoes Everett council’s bargaining policy for projects over $5M
The Everett City Council voted 4-3 to require project labor agreements. A fifth vote could override the veto.
Everett council OKs budget, considers tax increase next year
The Everett City Council didn’t change anything in the mayor’s proposed $543 million budget for next year.
Lynnwood light rail could sit unused for months
The Sound Transit board is considering the sequence for four upcoming light rail projects after pandemic and strike delays.
Those blue lights on traffic signals help nab red-light runners
The indicator turns on when the traffic signal is red, which lets law enforcement officers know.
ChildHope programs build skills for homeless families
The Housing Hope agency includes behavioral therapy, child and family specialists, child care and early education, and housing for young moms.