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How a Facebook post led to 3 million pounds of donated food

This grassroots nonprofit is salvaging food from farms and putting it on the plates.

 

Rates and rural broadband are issues in PUD commission race

Four candidates want to represent District 1 on the Snohomish County Public Utility District board.

 

Keep an eye out for Everett’s marine guests: two gray whales

The two whales stopped on their way to the Bering Sea to forage between Hat Island and Jetty Island.

 

These take-home science kits could be a model for fall

The Marysville School District delivered 400 kits to disadvantaged students. So far, kids love them.

Timber technology center could bring 100 jobs to Darrington

The Darrington Wood Innovation Center will house manufacturing companies and educational resources.

A major fish barrier on the Pilchuck River is coming down

Crews are ready to remove the 10-by-60-foot Pilchuck Dam next week, one chunk of concrete at a time.

Community Transit drivers: Too soon to open the front doors

The agency gives drivers masks, but a union calls that insufficient and asks for more protections.

At earlier-defiant Flower World, workers now wear masks

The owner, however, has said he will legally challenge the governor’s order requiring face coverings.

Free wood-chipping: Reduce fire risk, protect air quality

Instead of starting a bonfire, take your brush to one of three wood-chipping events.

2 timber harvests planned near Gold Bar recreation areas

The state will cut more than 400 acres next to Wallace Falls State Park and in the Reiter foothills.

Is pollution at old mill site reaching the Snohomish River?

Over 20 years after an initial cleanup, the state isn’t sure arsenic on a 9-acre lot is contained.

Plant nursery under investigation for banning face masks

Flower World near Snohomish allegedly sent a letter to employees saying “employees cannot wear masks.”

Stevens Pass closed for summer mountain biking, disc golfing

The resort has been closed since March, when it shut down ski slopes over COVID-19 concerns.

Dive on in: YMCA, some school pools reopening this week

Inslee modified Phase 1 requirements June 9, allowing some lap pools to reopen with restrictions.

Drive-in movies coming to the Port of Everett this summer

The traditional sail-in cinema is transforming to meet Inslee’s Phase 2 requirements.

Local small farms rally to meet surge in food ‘panic buying’

Empty shelves and headlines about the supply chain have driven Snohomish County consumers to buy local.

No droughts forecasted, but wildfire season already intense

Snohomish County has plenty of water for the summer, but lots of forest growth can be a fire hazard.

Please stop killing bumble bees: They’re not ‘murder hornets’

Beekeepers say residents are mistaking bees and wasps for Asian giant hornets.

The town the virus seemed to miss: No cases counted in Index

Some in the town of 175 fear outsiders could bring in the virus. Others just want things to get back to normal.

Your backyard bonfire could put those with COVID-19 at risk

New research connects long-term exposure to air pollution with higher fatality rates from the coronavirus.