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The city’s new 0.1% tax is also under consideration elsewhere in Snohomish County.
A newly adopted acknowledgement is intended to show respect to native ancestors and their descendants.
Vanessa Edwards found herself at the center of controversy after controversy. Her opponent harnessed “hot-button” issues and won.
The City Council approved the budget weeks before two more-progressive candidates were to lose their seats.
Two months ago, the School Board approved an agreement to let superintendent Jason Thompson go.
Meanwhile, the worker and the public works director both are under investigation, apparently for workplace behavior.
The city initially appealed many alleged workplace violations. Mayor Brett Gailey pledged to do better.
Conservative Mayor John Kartak has conceded. Two like-minded council members are losing to challengers.
A new equity policy comes after a year mired in controversy, when students of color were threatened in Marysville schools.
Based on the first tally, Snohomish could be getting a new mayor and more liberal voices on the council.
This time, Livable Lake Stevens is taking Costco to federal court, alleging violations of the Clean Water Act.
“I didn’t know I had this much support from my peers,” said Ve’ondre Mitchell, who is Black and openly transgender.
Stephen Fay, 72, is the candyman, giving out full-sized bars in his neighborhood. He does it for a reason.
A newly released investigative report calls it a “contentious working relationship.” In any event, Jason Thompson is gone.
John Kartak and Linda Redmon have diametrically opposed ideas of the mayor’s role on social issues.
Four of five races are contested in the city. There are clear divisions between conservative and liberal candidates.
The city is booming with development. Now four incumbents look to fend off challengers.
Among other concerns, a 14-year-old student says she was forcibly kissed by a boy in the hallway.
On appeal, Labor and Industries reduced a $19,800 penalty regarding public works employee safety by $3,600.
One candidate is concerned about “Critical Race Theory.” Others see more pressing issues.