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Mill Creek police chief under investigation for misconduct

Mill Creek police chief under investigation for misconduct

The police union accused Chief Greg Elwin of “a lack of honesty and integrity.” He’s on paid leave.

Mill Creek police chief under investigation for misconduct
Local COVID-19 cases might have peaked, health official says

Local COVID-19 cases might have peaked, health official says

“There is light at the end of the tunnel,” said Dr. Chris Spitters of the Snohomish Health District.

Local COVID-19 cases might have peaked, health official says
Snohomish County Council to fill empty seat via video chat

Snohomish County Council to fill empty seat via video chat

The process for choosing a new council member has taken a unique turn due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Snohomish County Council to fill empty seat via video chat
Drive-thru coronavirus testing site could soon close

Drive-thru coronavirus testing site could soon close

The federal government is “moving on” from the Everett location after next week, officials say.

Drive-thru coronavirus testing site could soon close
Care homes face gear shortage, ill staff and the unknown

Care homes face gear shortage, ill staff and the unknown

More than 100 COVID-19 cases have been linked to long-term care facilities in Snohomish County.

Care homes face gear shortage, ill staff and the unknown

Recovering addicts turn to the web, each other amid outbreak

“We are taught … to not be alone.” As meeting sites closed in Everett, 12-step programs moved online.

Coronavirus adds to plight of Snohomish County’s homeless

Coronavirus adds to plight of Snohomish County’s homeless

Obstacles persist for the unsheltered amid the pandemic, even as some are relocated to motels.

Coronavirus adds to plight of Snohomish County’s homeless
COVID-19 outbreak strikes 2 more long-term care facilities

COVID-19 outbreak strikes 2 more long-term care facilities

Snohomish County public health officials declined to name the locations, citing patient privacy.

COVID-19 outbreak strikes 2 more long-term care facilities

Snohomish County homeless sex offender check-ins on hold until early April

The Sheriff’s Office has also suspended fingerprinting services due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Care home still on lockdown as connected COVID-19 cases rise

Care home still on lockdown as connected COVID-19 cases rise

As of Friday, 17 infections — including two deaths — had been linked to Josephine Caring Community.

Care home still on lockdown as connected COVID-19 cases rise
Local organizations bracing for COVID-19 to hit the homeless

Local organizations bracing for COVID-19 to hit the homeless

Advocates question where those without homes will quarantine and self-isolate during the pandemic.

Local organizations bracing for COVID-19 to hit the homeless

Government closures continue amid coronavirus concerns

Snohomish County, the Snohomish Health District and other localities are restricting operations.

Child care becomes dilemma as mandatory school closures loom

“We already have a crisis in Washington state with a shortage of child care,” said one daycare owner.

County social services hub closes amid virus exposure concern

County social services hub closes amid virus exposure concern

It’s not clear when Snohomish County’s Carnegie Resource Center in Everett will reopen.

County social services hub closes amid virus exposure concern
3 Stanwood care home residents test positive for COVID-19

3 Stanwood care home residents test positive for COVID-19

“I can tell you these are incredibly tough times for our staff,” said the CEO of Josephine Caring Community.

3 Stanwood care home residents test positive for COVID-19
Amid virus oubtreak, Cascade senior envisions future in public health

Amid virus oubtreak, Cascade senior envisions future in public health

Hannah Tran, who wants to work with kids, is eying careers in pediatrics and communication science.

Amid virus oubtreak, Cascade senior envisions future in public health
Environmental cleanup beginning at waterfront mill property

Environmental cleanup beginning at waterfront mill property

Kimberly-Clark has until the end of 2020 to remove the pollution, per pact with the Port of Everett.

Environmental cleanup beginning at waterfront mill property
Political angst adds challenges to 1st largely online census

Political angst adds challenges to 1st largely online census

Local organizers are working to dispel fears about privacy and security ahead of the 2020 count.

Political angst adds challenges to 1st largely online census
Road to Paine Field renamed in Hank Robinett’s honor

Road to Paine Field renamed in Hank Robinett’s honor

Snohomish County has dedicated 100th Street SW to a local champion for commercial air service.

Road to Paine Field renamed in Hank Robinett’s honor
3 Democrats vying for open Snohomish County Council seat

3 Democrats vying for open Snohomish County Council seat

Jared Mead, Stephanie Vignal and Kyoko Matsumoto Wright are the nominees for the District 4 seat.

3 Democrats vying for open Snohomish County Council seat