Joseph Thompson

Everett Memorial Stadium to host COVID-19 test site again

The site provides capacity for 500 tests per day, the Snohomish Health District said.

 

Stalled for months, state resolves 81,000 unemployment cases

A resolved case doesn’t mean payments are on the way. Some may have to appeal for relief.

 

Local private schools mulling in-person class this fall

Administrators say the smaller schools can follow safety guidelines more easily than public schools.

COVID is mostly spreading through social circles and homes

More than half of locals infected with the virus in July got it from a close contact, data show.

Dr. Spitters: Bringing students back to school is too risky

The Everett, Edmonds, Mukilteo and Stanwood Camano districts announced Wednesday they’ll go remote this fall.

Lynnwood offers some residents up to $1,000 in virus relief

Payments for accepted applicants will go directly to landlords and service providers.

No hate crime charges for vandal of ‘I Can’t Breathe’ artwork

Prosecutors say they know who did it, they just can’t prove he was motivated by the artist’s race.

Race takes center stage during local leadership conference

“Step Up 2020” aimed to advance racial equity in the workplace and community.

Through connections, outbreaks spike in Snohomish County

There are 13 active clusters, up from three last week, as the COVID-19 case count continues to rise.

So far, nothing suspicious about big Everett waterfront fire

Investigators are still seeking the cause of a blaze that leveled under-construction apartments.

Classes in Snohomish County could remain online this fall

Many districts are re-thinking plans to welcome students back to schools as COVID-19 cases spike.

Edmonds leaders grapple with string of racist incidents

On Tuesday, council members and the mayor were dismayed by comments from a student representative.

Dr. Spitters: Sadly, group fun is not on the menu

Health officer says surge in Snohomish County cases is fueled by small gatherings of 10 to 15 people

Man, 70, accused of vandalizing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ art in Edmonds

The Edmonds resident, 70, could face hate crime charges for painting over a teen’s art at Civic Park.

Edmonds Chamber seeks $100K in donations to save events

COVID-19 cancellations pushed the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce to ask for $100,000 to stay open.

Federal loans to county businesses could top $1.5 billion

Nearly 10,000 businesses in Snohomish County receive funds from Paycheck Protection Program

Edmonds School District picks hybrid class schedule for fall

Students, split into two groups, will attend in-person class twice a week, with the rest online.

Volunteers prove vital to county’s fight against COVID-19

Snohomish County’s Medical Reserve Corps provides a chance to help during the pandemic.

Somers: There are no current plans to move back to Phase 1

Such a decision would require a significant, sustained spike in hospitalizations and deaths, he says.