Millions of dollars for ‘tree equity’ head to Snohomish County: EVERETT — Thousands of trees are coming to urban areas in western Snohomish County. F

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Saturday, September 30, 2023
Millions of dollars for ‘tree equity’ head to Snohomish County

Trees will go to areas with little canopy cover in Everett, Marysville and elsewhere. “We’re doing 100% underrepresented communities.” [Read more]


At Boeing’s Everett plant, new lawsuits allege further birth defects

Decades ago, a top company doctor warned of chemical exposure. Now workers’ children with lifelong disabilities are coming forward. [Read more]

Sultan’s new police chief has 22 years in law enforcement

Craig Hess was sworn in Sep. 14. The Long Island-born cop was a first-responder on 9/11. He also served as Gold Bar police chief. [Read more]

Who’s that frog? A local high school tennis player, that’s who

Arlington tennis player Robbie Balderas worked as AquaSox mascot Webbly this season, and the busy junior also runs a landscaping business. [Read more]

Prep football roundup for Friday, Sept. 29

Prep football roundup for Friday, Sept. 29: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email WESCO 4A Lake Stevens 42, Jackson 3 LAKE STEVENS — Kolton Ma... [Read more]

Starting Sunday, ferry passengers will pay 4.25% more

The good news is that the 25% peak season vehicle surcharge ends Sunday. [Read more]

Marysville crews repair broken water pipe in Tulalip neighborhood

There was no time estimate for water to be restored at Quil Ceda Elementary or Heritage and Legacy high schools. [Read more]

Local news
Edgewater Bridge redo linking Everett, Mukilteo delayed until mid-2024

The project, now with an estimated cost of $27 million, will detour West Mukilteo Boulevard foot and car traffic for a year. [Read more]


New EvCC learning resource center opens to students, public

Planners of the Everett Community College building hope it will encourage students to use on-campus tutoring resources. [Read more]

Everett police chief to retire at the end of October

Chief Dan Templeman announced his retirement at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. He has been chief for nine years. [Read more]

Marysville startup prepares for space — the financial frontier

Gravitics is building space station module prototypes to one day house space travelers and researchers. [Read more]


Could a Granite Falls startup’s three-wheeler revolutionize delivery?

Orca Mobility’s battery-powered, three-wheel truck is built on a motorcycle frame. Now, they aim to make it self-driving. [Read more]

Grant aids apprenticeship program in Mukilteo and elsewhere

A $5.6 million U.S. Department of Labor grant will boost apprenticeships for special education teachers and nurses. [Read more]

Swarming Monroe defense keys win over Terrace in Wesco 3A South showdown

The Bearcats slow down the Hawks’ potent ground game, and quarterback Blake Springer tosses three TDs in a 35-10 victory. [Read more]

Arlington reclaims Stilly Cup after short hiatus, routs Stanwood 42-7

Leyton Martin registers 277 yards, 4 TDs as Eagles notch fifth straight game with at least six TDs. [Read more]

Marysville Pilchuck proud of 4-0 start, but has loftier goals

The Tomahawks aren’t listening to the outside noise, including a No. 1 WIAA RPI ranking, as a tough stretch lies ahead. [Read more]

Living and entertainment
Rick Steves: Just south of Dubrovnik lies unpolished Montenegro

One of Europe’s youngest nations offers dramatic scenery, locals eager to show off their unique land, and a refreshing rough-around-the-edges appeal. [Read more]

2024 Subaru Impreza loses a little, gains a lot

The brand’s compact car is fully redesigned. A couple of things are gone, but many more have arrived. [Read more]

Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

This weekend in Snohomish: The Snohomish Blues Invasion and the Snohomish Studio Tour 2023. [Read more]

Editorial: Pledge to honor treaties can save Columbia’s salmon

The Biden administration commits to honoring tribal treaties and preserving the rivers’ benefits. [Read more]

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Sept. 30

A sketchy look at the news of the day. ... [Read more]

Eco-nomics: Climate report card: Needs more effort but shows promise

A UN report shows we’re not on track to meet goals, but there are bright spots with clean energy. [Read more]

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