The Snohomish County executive’s plan focuses on public safety, housing, child care, climate — and mountain biking.
The City Council didn’t censure Jim Smith after a report found he discriminated against a Black city employee.
Criminals are getting more brazen, they said. In a video, they called for easing vehicle pursuit rules and stiffening drug laws.
Dave Somers wants to use one-time pandemic aid on housing, child care and behavioral health in Snohomish County.
The health care provider and SEIU 1199NW agreed to raises totaling at least 21.5% in the next three years
Council member Laura Johnson’s departure created the opening. Those interested in serving have until Oct. 5 to apply.
A divided City Council worried an exemption for developers would boost property tax bills of homeowners.
Trees and boulders could come down on steep hillsides scarred by fire. Rain could increase threats by loosening soils.
Carin Chase, Strom Peterson and Colin McMahon are the Democratic Party nominees. Chase is top choice of precinct officers.
Transfer stations, drop boxes to close the next two Sundays. Also, yard debris won’t be accepted starting Sept. 21.
The council took no action on a report saying Jim Smith discriminated against a Black employee. He maintains his innocence.
Once results are certified, newsroom employees and company leadership can begin talks on an initial contract.
Mukilteo and Lake Stevens are on board too. If all goes as planned, the first payments from a $518M deal will arrive in December.
The Republican and Democrat both want to serve on the County Council and in the Legislature at the same time. They can. Should they?
Six people, including three now serving in elected office, seek to fill a vacancy created by Stephanie Wright’s sudden departure.
Wright is the third sitting county council member to land a top post in Somers’ administration. She was in her final term.
Julie Anderson called Steve Hobbs an “inexperienced political appointee.” He’s been in the job since Inslee put him there in November.
In Snohomish County, 3,008 ballots got rejected. Some arrived late. Others weren’t signed. Twenty were for the wrong election.
A swell of electoral support for Democrats pushed turnout higher in primary. Republicans look to adjust for November
The state lawmaker and Snohomish County council member are vying for a House seat. Democrats make up roughly 40% of the vote.