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Property taxes ease for most in 2019
Bills could rise in coming years as school levies creep up.
County allows developers to grade up to property lines
Developers supported the change, but opponents said it could put neighboring properties at risk.
County harassment trainer let go after harassment complaints
The county determined that he made improper remarks as he led training sessions on proper behavior.
Ex-prosecutor was vulgar and unfair, claim alleges
A man who helped run Prosecutor Mark Roe’s office says he suffered age and gender discrimination.
To prep for light rail, Mountlake Terrace parking to change
A vacant supermarket site will provide more spaces during construction at the Transit Center.
Forest ranger’s retirement is blocked by border-wall standoff
While waiting for separation papers to be processed, “I’m trying to stay non-political as best I can.”
A stunning show of Snohomish County Council bipartisanship
The council has appointed a Republican vice chairman. But not every Democrat is on board.
After losing a foot, aircraft aficionado wants to fly again
John Sessions, who founded a local aircraft museum, was grounded after crashing last summer.
Police: Man shot his sister then killed himself in Edmonds
The woman’s husband and school-age son were nearby, but uninjured.
Snohomish County works to boost development around airports
A new initiative aims to lure businesses to Paine Field and the Arlington-Marysville industrial area.
Governor opens pardon process for low-level pot offenders
Inslee’s initiative allows people with a single misdemeanor marijuana conviction to clear their record.
Snohomish County avoids more court battles over Oso mudslide
An appeals court upheld an earlier decision excluding the county from suits over slide deaths, injuries.
The once-red-hot housing market is ‘trending toward balance’
It’s still a seller’s market, but prices and supply are starting to look better for buyers.
A new era for swimmers, boaters is launched at Wenberg Park
The popular park is now fully open after major construction cut off access for much of boating season.
Green Line Swift buses get green light to start on March 24
Community Transit’s second rapid-transit bus line will run between Boeing’s Everett plant and Bothell.
Opponents of the Frognal development drop their court battle
But an environmental nonprofit vowed to continue oversight of the 112-home proposal near Mukilteo.
Historic downtown library is reborn as a social services hub
The Carnegie Building in Everett will soon host employment, housing and treatment services.
Tulalip Tribes appeal a loss in federal sales-tax case
Millions of dollars are at stake in the fight over state and local taxes at Quil Ceda Village.
Marysville councilman announces run for county treasurer
Rob Toyer runs a wealth management company and served in the Marine Corps Reserves.
Mill Creek casts wide net for a city manager — again
An executive headhunter assured officials “you’re a very attractive community.”