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Grant program reopens for businesses suffering amid pandemic
Local businesses that haven’t applied to Snohomish County’s “R3” program can do so until Feb. 2.
Former Mill Creek finance director offered new role
Jeff Balentine has been assigned deputy city manager and internal auditor. The position was created last month.
For Providence ICU nurse, 2020 was a year of isolation
Sara Gering cares for the sickest of COVID-19 patients. She couldn’t do it without her co-workers.
County to forgo half of homelessness survey due to COVID
The 2021 Point-In-Time Count will not include a survey of people on the streets, as it usually does.
Snohomish County Councilman Nate Nehring to seek re-election
No one has announced plans to challenge the Republican incumbent, who represents District 1.
Low faces 2 Democrats in 2021 Snohomish County Council race
Brandy Donaghy and Jordan Sears aim to unseat the District 5 incumbent. The primary is Aug. 3.
Port seeking new ideas for 97-year-old Weyerhaeuser building
The waterfront gem once housed offices of an Everett lumber mill. Next year, it could be reborn.
County allots $13.2 million to early 2021 pandemic response
The Snohomish County Council voted Wednesday to spend CARES Act funds on key programs next year.
Snohomish County launches job search site with local focus
SnoCoWork.com is a free resource for area businesses and residents seeking work during the pandemic.
10 days, 3,000 meals: Everett cafe steps in to feed homeless
The Everett Gospel Mission couldn’t serve food due to an outbreak. So the mission called Vintage Cafe.
Bothell area subdivision proposal sparks watershed concerns
Critics say Ironwood echoes Frognal Estates. County staff say the plans are environmentally sound.
State probe busts 5 for graffiti along highways, interstate
Troopers recommended that county prosecutors charge the men with 52 counts of malicious mischief.
Mill Creek fills another key position: finance director
Jeff Balentine left after budget season. Laurel Gimzo comes from Ottawa, Kansas, to replace him.
Everett shelters grapple with dozens of virus cases, 1 death
Many patients have recovered after outbreaks at the Everett Gospel Mission and Carnegie Building shelter.
Community Transit picks a CEO with regional experience
Ric Ilgenfritz starts Jan. 11. He has worked on Lynnwood Link and other Sound Transit projects.
$4.3 million grant to fund Everett shelter, ‘pallet’ project
90 more spots for homeless people could make a dent in the area’s shortage of more than 500 beds.
Parking reprieve didn’t break ethics law, college leader says
A state board found the Edmonds College president sought special privileges. He claims he was doing his job.
Everett coffee heirs get $590K over crane color, ending saga
The Port of Everett promised to paint two giant green cranes blue, then didn’t. The Bargreens took issue.
More deadlines loom for local small-business grant programs
Those in Everett and Stanwood must apply by Monday. Monroe and other cities are giving more time.
Local economic relief programs to get $4.5 million infusion
The new cash will go to small businesses via city grant programs and Economic Alliance Snohomish County.