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Everett’s mini-Frank Lloyd Wright builds neighborhood of extra tiny homes
A tiny lighthouse, a spooky mansion and more: Gary Fontes’ miniature world of architectural wonders is one-twelfth the size of real life.
Family mourns ‘larger than life’ Index newlywed, 78, killed by train
Molly Hubbard fell while crossing the tracks in front of an oncoming train May 9 in Index. She’d been married six months earlier.
Arlington nixes $3,500 in security fees for Pride event
The city will classify it as “a First Amendment event.” Meanwhile, organizers have seen more pushback against local drag performances.
Everett nears temperature record amid freakish May heat wave
Seeking to beat the heat, people flock to cool attractions such as the Forest Park water playground, which opened early.
Spada Lake, snowpack slightly below normal, as heat wave moves in
Everett’s water supply is currently at 86% of normal, while the local snowpack is 96% of average.
Arlington Pride event delayed after mayor questions ‘drag story time’
City leaders still want the event to go forward, but organizers were shocked by concerns about background checks for drag performers.
Pilchuck, Big Four, other trails to close for part or all of 2023
The Forest Service is closing the road to Mt. Pilchuck for repairs, along with other popular trails on the Mountain Loop.
Marysville presses forward with new drug possession ordinance
In response to state legislators not filling a void created by a Supreme Court ruling, local cities have taken action.
New food storage rules in National Forest aim to save bear lives
Black bears in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest have been breaking into trash cans and tents — prompting a need for human behavior to change.
‘Tigerspeed’: Granite Falls Eco-Car team fueled for success
A storied high school club finished fifth at a national competition, where it’s a race for efficiency, not speed.
Monroe fifth graders dig into Arbor Day, the Tree City USA way
Two fifth grade classes from Fryelands Elementary helped plant a tree at Lake Tye.
Cities, county look to step in after state balks on Blake bill
A drug possession penalty could lapse July 1. Local leaders are passing laws to ensure their cops can still make arrests.
After Bolt Creek, Western WA gears up for another fire season — in April
Prescribed burns and community meetings are signs of local firefighters gearing up, already, for what could be another smoky summer.
‘He was a bucker’: World’s top bull riders put on rowdy rodeo in Everett
On the last ride of the night, Eduardo Aparecido hung onto Blood Moon just long enough to wrangle a win at the PBR event Thursday.
Education nonprofit expands programs to Snohomish County
Treehouse is a nonprofit dedicated to furthering educational opportunities for youth in Foster Care
Forest Service wins Stillaguamish logging suit over conservation group
The 9th Circuit upheld a ruling allowing timber companies to log scattered plots east of Verlot. It’ll also bring trailhead updates.
That’s a morel: Foraging for mushrooms, friendships in Lord Hill Park
The Snohomish County Mycological Society brings fungi lovers together and educates the public about their many uses.