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‘It’s the closest I can be to them’: Nine years after the Oso mudslide
In the deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history, 43 people died. Families, survivors and responders honored the victims Wednesday.
Schools are ‘target rich’ for cyberattacks, fed agency helps fight back
A Cascade High School grad is heading up the effort in Washington. This week, he checked in with Everett school leaders.
As Washington rents go up, up, up, the air gets thin for tenants
Hal Zack’s rent has tripled, and he’s scared he’ll be homeless soon. How did we get here? And what is the state doing now?
Oso mudslide 9th year memorial set for Wednesday
The public is invited to attend this year’s remembrance ceremony at the site of the slide that killed 43 people in 2014.
‘Master at what she did’: Everett violist nurtured generations of musicians
Cheryl Harris’ influence reverberated in several local symphony orchestras. She died in February at age 73.
New Chick-fil-A opening in Lynnwood, traffic expected
Locally, the opening of a Chick-fil-A has created “significant traffic impacts” in the past.
Edmonds has ‘not kept pace’ with climate goals, but aims to correct course
Edmonds will vote on a new plan to do its part slowing climate change by 2050. It comes after more than a year of development.
Edmonds mayor race heats up with 3 serious contenders
Mike Nelson is seeking a second term. Mike Rosen has the backing of five former mayors. Council member Diane Buckshnis filed to run, too.
Former county staffer takes job with Biden administration
Appointed by President Biden, Kendee Yamaguchi will work in the U.S. Department of Commerce, overseeing trade professionals.
Snohomish County will switch from an annual to biennial budget
The new budget system will begin in 2025 and occur outside of election years. Council member says it’s a positive step.
Evergreen State Fair building to be demolished after 70 years
“This building holds a lot of memories for multiple generations,” but county officials say it’s time to move forward.
A 32.5% hike in home values, but property taxes increases will vary
Most Snohomish County property taxes are up after last year’s hike in assessed values — but not all. One city is down 25%.
Councilman Binda accused by colleagues of misusing public resources
Lynnwood Council alleges Binda used a video made in City Hall to promote himself, speeches from which he’s netted nearly $15K
Ukrainian art in Everett showcases grief, hope in war-torn nation
“For Ukraine: Art of Freedom” at the Schack Center aims to remind Americans of the war and raise money for maternity hospitals.
European delegates talk American culture with Glacier Peak students
Representatives from 18 different EU countries made a stop in Snohomish during their US tour.
Snohomish County legislators talk race, policy in Seattle
Rep. April Berg and Sen. John Lovick chatted about Tyre Nichols and education at an event kicking off Black History Month.
After rapid rise, Everett’s Pallet hits milestone: 100 shelter villages
Temporary home manufacturer Pallet hires locals who have “experienced homelessness, substance abuse or the justice system.”
Despite controversy, Lynnwood opioid treatment center opens its doors
For weeks, protesters have objected to the center opening near Little League fields and a Boys and Girls Club.
Annual homeless count aims to give snapshot of housing crisis
Volunteers set out into the rain Tuesday to count all the people facing homelessness in central Everett.
Council votes to investigate Binda over promo shot in Lynnwood City Hall
“To me, this is very clear,” council member Patrick Decker said Monday, reciting municipal code.