The county’s health officer suspects up to 5% of residents have contracted the virus in the past two weeks.
In the past week, the Everett hospital’s two campuses have seen in-patient numbers more than double.
Regulars said goodbye to the Silver Lake joint. Ownership has pledged to reopen the Alfy’s on Broadway in time for baseball season.
All week, highs have hovered in the 20s in Everett. Meanwhile, another shelter rushed to open Wednesday at a Marysville church.
The surge is fueled by omicron. Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters expects numbers to increase from here.
The Pilchuck Audubon Society is looking for feeder-watchers to help add to decades of data this Saturday.
Local businesses urged deputies to act, saying homelessness, vandalism and drug use are rampant at Airport Way and Highway 99.
The mountain town today limps along with poky phone-line connections. But there’s this fiber-optic cable …
“Going since I was 21,” departing health officer Dr. Chris Spitters will shepherd the county through the pandemic for six more months.
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.