The controversial 0.1% tax, opposed by many elected officials around Snohomish County, was passed along party lines.
They want the 0.1% sales tax put to voters, according to a letter. Advocates say it’s needed to address a crisis.
We’re now a Purple Heart county. The cities of Monroe and Snohomish made their own proclamations this week, too.
The physician who has been the official voice of the pandemic here says his departure is not work-related.
The tax could be approved without a public vote. It would allow for a dramatic increase in new housing for low-income people.
Washington’s state epidemiologist said it could be weeks before we know more about the new coronavirus variant.
The Everett nonprofit will give out some 24,000 free gifts to low-income families. It opens Wednesday.
Since 2014, families have mourned at a roadside shrine near Oso, but “we knew we needed something bigger.”
City Council members say they weren’t aware of the county’s proposal until it made headlines.
South County Fire helped transport “patient zero.” Their COVID manual has helped departments far and wide.
These Lake Stevens kids have holiday wisdom to impart, including what they’re grateful for — friends, family and paper swords.
Last year, we were told to stick to immediate households. This year’s holiday is cautiously more open.
A “material weakness” in bookkeeping meant $5.6 million in COVID-19 relief wasn’t originally reported.
Nearly 14,000 of Snohomish County Councilmember Jared Mead’s constituents will shift to other Democrat-represented districts.
County and state health officials say parents should be patient and keep looking for open slots.
In 2018, the county fleet was responsible for 10,342 metric tons of greenhouse gasses.
The sheriff’s office gets a bump. Average homeowners will pay $7 more. And more about $1.26 billion in spending …
County Council members approved an agreement for a firm to scope out and potentially buy a property with 125 rooms in Everett.
Steven Yarbrough, 60, will lead the city after pulling ahead of 22-year-old Jordan Sears in the election.
After a short stint leading Snohomish County’s COVID recovery, Mike Fong will serve in the Small Business Administration.