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Learn to be a safe skipper at Saturday’s Boat Skills Festival
The free event in Everett will feature 50-minute workshops and vessel safety checks.
New boundaries coming for Everett elementary schools
An estimated 1,350 south end students would be shifted under a proposal.
EvCC joins the legal effort to protect DACA’s ‘Dreamers’
The college has signed an amicus brief challenging the Trump administration’s termination.
At least 3,901 students in county considered homeless
The state estimates that one in every 25 students experienced homelessness in the 2016-17 school year.
Skilled trades get their day at school
At Trade Up in Marysville, high school students get a hands-on introduction to career alternatives.
Arlington tweens craft get-well cards for hospitalized kids
Creative time at library lets young people contribute to national program
Record number of skiers this season at Stevens Pass
The resort hit the 450,000 mark, slightly higher than last year, and snowfall was a bit above average.
Judge lifts ban of former Marysville festival volunteers
A court is deciding whether to throw out a previously secret and “bizarre” agreement.
Sno-Isle Library levy too close to call in special election
Meanwhile, in Darrington, a school levy was passing in the early results.
Ballots due today for special election on libraries, schools
The Sno-Isle Library District seeks to increase the levy rate to support operations at 23 locations.
Arlington school security improvements include call boxes
Installed at six schools, they’re intended to prevent unauthorized visitors from gaining access.
More needle cleanup and disposal kits available to residents
The free kits, which include gloves, are designed to help people safely get rid of discarded syringes.
Lake Stevens senior asks: ‘What can you do in 3 seconds?’
Grace Fortney created an award-winning seatbelt safety video.
Final feedback of future of Marysville’s schools
Officials now begin to prepare recommendations on high school reconfiguration and other issues.
Granite Falls puts new sewer connections on hold
A surge of residential development is on track to eat up its remaining sewer capacity.
New support group for those whose loved ones battle opioids
“I remember when my dad told me that every time our family member relapses, we relapse.”
Waiting lists and growing demand for low-income preschools
There will be 1,000 more spots opening in the state next school year — far fewer than needed.
Students to walk out over gun issues, school safety
Walkouts are planned Friday at schools around the country, including at least nine in Snohomish County.
State: Secret deal endangers Marysville Strawberry Festival
The “bizarre” agreement promises a former leader up to $175,000 if the group fails to meet his demands.
Nonprofit that supports kids in foster care expands program
Treehouse helps kids graduate. It can be a challenge. One student has moved four times in two months.