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‘I want to live and raise a family where everyone has a home’

‘I want to live and raise a family where everyone has a home’

Alexander Lark once built nest boxes for ducks. Now he raises money for Housing Hope and its families.

‘I want to live and raise a family where everyone has a home’
She’s making sure young people don’t feel lost or left out

She’s making sure young people don’t feel lost or left out

Through her tireless efforts, Nicole Amor connects people with needed programs and services.

She’s making sure young people don’t feel lost or left out
She knows the transformative power of education

She knows the transformative power of education

Ambar Martinez also knows first hand the challenge of acclimation for people of diverse backgrounds.

She knows the transformative power of education
He fights for parents who are in need of a second chance

He fights for parents who are in need of a second chance

Everett attorney Neil Weiss watches for situations that are “a perfect moment for an intervention.”

He fights for parents who are in need of a second chance
He helps veterans achieve their educational and career goals

He helps veterans achieve their educational and career goals

Chester Curtis helped raise money to open a center that serves veterans and their families.

He helps veterans achieve their educational and career goals
He wants to ‘leave my community better than I found it’

He wants to ‘leave my community better than I found it’

WSU Everett spokesman Randy Bolerjack has a message for all students: Help your community thrive.

He wants to ‘leave my community better than I found it’
The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino is expected to open next year

The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino is expected to open next year

Twice the size of the existing casino, the new entertainment venue will replace an older facility.

The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino is expected to open next year
Regulators fine Everett manufacturer $327,000 for oil spills

Regulators fine Everett manufacturer $327,000 for oil spills

Two oil spills in July 2018 polluted a stormwater pond and tainted wildlife near Narbeck Creek.

Regulators fine Everett manufacturer $327,000 for oil spills
Closed for weeks, businesses reopen — but it’s hardly normal

Closed for weeks, businesses reopen — but it’s hardly normal

Snohomish County enterprises are grappling with Phase 2 restrictions, unpaid bills and back rent.

Closed for weeks, businesses reopen — but it’s hardly normal
Amazon innovation contest serves six Snohomish County cities

Amazon innovation contest serves six Snohomish County cities

Got a good idea? Arlington, Bothell, Edmonds, Everett, Lynnwood or Marysville residents can enter.

Amazon innovation contest serves six Snohomish County cities
Expect hybrid classes at colleges and universities this fall

Expect hybrid classes at colleges and universities this fall

Higher-ed institutions in Snohomish County are planning a combination of online and in-person learning.

Expect hybrid classes at colleges and universities this fall
Facing up to masked living: What to make or what to buy

Facing up to masked living: What to make or what to buy

Face coverings don’t need to be complicated or pricey, says a medical device expert.

Facing up to masked living: What to make or what to buy
How-to guide offers tips for businesses planning to reopen

How-to guide offers tips for businesses planning to reopen

The city of Everett and the Snohomish Health District want to help employers to move safely to Phase 2.

How-to guide offers tips for businesses planning to reopen
Alderwood mall in Lynnwood opens to shoppers on Tuesday

Alderwood mall in Lynnwood opens to shoppers on Tuesday

It becomes the first regional mall in King or Snohomish counties to reopen under Phase 2.

Alderwood mall in Lynnwood opens to shoppers on Tuesday
Funko plans to lay off 25% of its global workforce

Funko plans to lay off 25% of its global workforce

The Everett-based pop culture toy maker employs hundreds at its Everett headquarters and warehouse.

Funko plans to lay off 25% of its global workforce
Alderwood mall is ready for the governor’s green light

Alderwood mall is ready for the governor’s green light

The Lynnwood shopping center, closed since March 24, could reopen in June. But expect changes.

Alderwood mall is ready for the governor’s green light
Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum will close — for now

Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum will close — for now

The fate of the vintage aircraft museum that featured Paul Allen’s private collection is up in the air.

Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum will close — for now
Sound Publishing grants to help firms affected by COVID-19

Sound Publishing grants to help firms affected by COVID-19

The new grant program offers matching advertising credits to businesses serving Snohomish County.

Sound Publishing grants to help firms affected by COVID-19
Boeing workers donate $170,000 to Snohomish County groups

Boeing workers donate $170,000 to Snohomish County groups

The Boeing Employees Community Fund helps local nonprofits afford food, equipment and services.

Boeing workers donate $170,000 to Snohomish County groups
Paine Field terminal to close for 71 days of ramp repairs
Paine Field terminal to close for 71 days of ramp repairs