Sharon Salyer

Study: Crumb rubber cancer risk ‘at or below 1 in a million’

Tests conducted of crumb rubber sports fields in five cities, including the Everett Boys &Girls Club, found that the cancer risk for children… Continue reading

Work to begin on Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club

Construction is scheduled to begin here next month on the new home of a Boys &Girls Club, a $5 million building set to… Continue reading

Adults in county living longer, but life expectancy gap grows

Adults in Snohomish County are living longer, to roughly age 82 for women and 78 for men. Life expectancy here has increased since… Continue reading

Progress on Edmonds’ new Waterfront Center boosted by donation

With $5.1 million in donations now in hand, supporters of the new Waterfront Center are predicting that number could grow by another $4… Continue reading

Up to 75 Arlington students possibly exposed to mumps

Some 75 Arlington School District students have been potentially exposed to mumps, part of an ongoing outbreak of the disease locally and nationally.… Continue reading

Controversial aerospace exec to run for Mukilteo City Council

Peter Zieve, the president of a major aerospace firm who led a campaign last year to try to prevent a mosque from being… Continue reading

Edmonds gets $1.7M to improve waterfront, Highway 99

Two key city projects have received a big boost — $1.7 million in state money for improving waterfront access and safety along Highway… Continue reading

Free wellness fair helps parents, kids navigate tough issues

A free day-long event is scheduled here to help parents and their children navigate issues such as bullying, depression, growing up as a… Continue reading

Creative Age Festival filled with activities for the 45+ set

There’s something for nearly everyone — classes on feng shui, brain health, art, photography and even a presentation on hard cider and cheese… Continue reading

Work set to start on new Seattle Children’s clinic in Everett

After years of planning, construction is set to begin here early next month on Seattle Children’s new $25 million clinic. The 35,000-square-foot outpatient… Continue reading

Do baby teeth hold clues to mystery of what causes autism?

J.T. Fisher was surrounded by sharks. His delight seemed to flood into his snorkeling mask. The Bothell boy and his father had boarded… Continue reading

No single autism cause likely exists, UW center director says

There’s a reason scientists have searched for years trying to unlock the mystery of what causes autism. The problem is there likely will… Continue reading

Snohomish County tuberculosis cases more numerous this year

Tuberculosis is on the rise in Snohomish County, with cases increasing by nearly a third during the first three months this year, compared… Continue reading

Centers step up to educate seniors about opioid addiction

It’s a myth that abuse of opioid painkillers is just a problem among young people. A recent study reported in The New York… Continue reading

Cleanup to begin in June at former bus barn in Lynnwood

The Edmonds School District’s former bus barn property near Alderwood mall is valued at nearly $12 million. But before any development occurs there,… Continue reading

Edmonds mulls continuing ban on new crumb rubber fields

The city’s ban on installing crumb rubber athletic fields appears likely to be extended for another year — part of the ongoing national… Continue reading

Event intended to build hope, peace, healing in Mukilteo

In a community shattered by the shooting of four young adults last year and divided by plans to open a mosque, an event… Continue reading

Everett Clinic expanding to Kirkland, Bothell, Woodinville

The Everett Clinic has announced plans to buy a Kirkland-based family practice clinic and to open two new clinics in Bothell and Woodinville… Continue reading

Mural reflects organization’s goal of helping the homeless

It’s not what you’d expect to see on the back wall of a church. Brightly painted whimsical animal characters — including a bear,… Continue reading

2 Everett students have mumps; 7 county cases now

Two more mumps cases have been confirmed in Snohomish County, both involving Everett School District students. One student at Everett High School and… Continue reading