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Dunn takes heat, apologizes for Molotov cocktail post
The Snohomish County Councilwoman deleted the Facebook post of a cross-stitched bomb, saying she meant no harm.
Mill Creek’s new mayor breaks silence over city manager
The City Council said Michael Ciaravino is meeting expectations, but some areas need improvement.
County grows ‘no-shooting’ zone after bullet just misses child
The Snohomish County Council voted Wednesday to prohibit shooting in two areas on Monroe’s outskirts.
Port again wins millions in grant money for mill site revamp
The Port of Everett successfully reapplied for federal funding after losing $15.5 million last year.
After bullet nearly hits child, ‘no-shooting’ zone may expand
The Snohomish County Council is weighing the measure for areas on the outskirts of Monroe.
Vacancies could affect key county functions, officials warn
With a COVID-induced hiring freeze and budget talks looming, departments say they have been strapped.
Parking rules extended for heavy trucks outside city limits
The law bars such vehicles from parking on urban residential streets and sets limits in other areas.
Much at stake as deadline looms for comp plan proposals
Bothell and North Creek area residents, on the cusp of a rural-urban divide, will seek rezoning.
Mill Creek city employees’ union calls for top official’s ouster
They cite City Manager Michael Ciaravino’s decision to lay off longtime staffers instead of instituting furloughs.
Frognal Estates property could get new owner
The developer pushing for 112 homes near Picnic Point needs another loan to deliver finished lots.
Mill Creek mayor resigns mid-term, citing personal reasons
Pam Pruitt, a figure in city politics since the 80s, stepped down Monday with little formal notice.
Food drive to celebrate fair community, despite cancellation
Participants should bring non-perishable goods and decorate their vehicles for the drive-thru event.
Mill Creek finance director steps down for ‘personal reasons’
This fall, the city will confront pandemic-fueled budget issues without Jeff Balentine.
Snohomish County needs to slash budget again, Somers warns
The general fund reduction could be 10%, and no department or office will be spared, the executive said.
‘Good news’: Average virus cases per 100K are declining here
However, the transmission rate is still considered too high for in-person learning, an official said.
Complaint: Planning commission member profited from his role
Merle Ash, a consultant for Frognal Estates, denies pushing a code change to help the project.
Slowdown ahead for port as COVID pummels aerospace industry
The Port of Everett is bracing to suffer as its biggest customer, the Boeing Co., scales back production.
Small hospitals weather the pandemic, but with heavy losses
Another economic shutdown could mean “difficult decisions” for EvergreenHealth Monroe and others.
Inslee lifts visitation ban at long-term care facilities
Starting Wednesday, a four-phase plan will allow restrictions at nursing homes to gradually be relaxed.
Homeless people fenced out of small park in downtown Everett
Protesters want sanctioned encampments and resources to get the unsheltered off the streets for good.