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Cold weather shelters in Snohomish County open as temperatures drop
In Monroe, Roger Evans wants to “give people the tools I was given to get here” after 35 years of homelessness.
‘Simple, but not easy’: New mental health center opens in Marysville
Reboot Recovery, a faith-based nonprofit, offers peer-led courses on overcoming trauma. City leaders say the need has never been greater.
Mill Creek WWII veteran Russ Hupe stays on the front lines
Hupe, 101, was grand marshal in the city’s Veterans Day parade. It’s just the latest story in a long life full of them.
Born with heart defect, Boeing worker’s child ‘never knew anything different’
Six years ago, Marie Riley heard about a law firm seeking aerospace workers whose children suffered birth defects — like her.
After months of heat issues, Everett library branch closes for repairs
With the HVAC on the fritz, Evergreen branch staff were given space heaters. Management says supply chain issues are to blame.
Old scrapbooks reveal ‘true origin’ of Snohomish County’s eternal flame
Ahead of the monument’s 50th anniversary, the granddaughter of the designer donated a detailed record of the flame.
Apartment project at former Kmart in Everett gets $1M state grant
The state Department of Commerce doled out over $40 million this year to 54 affordable housing projects across the state.
Days after windstorm, over 20K in Snohomish County still without power
All outages from Friday’s storm should be fixed by Thursday, per Snohomish PUD. Power was being restored Monday in North Everett.
Storytime for all: Sno-Isle Libraries get $100k to expand outreach
A grant from the Gates Foundation will help the system better serve patrons with new programs and updated buildings.
Overnight winds cause sweeping power outages in Snohomish County
Almost half of Snohomish County PUD customers lost power early Saturday morning. It could take days for all households to be restored.
Unveiling of new Gold Star Families monument moved onlookers to tears
Lynnwood is home to the nation’s 2ooth Gold Star Family Memorial, featuring three unique items built into the foundation
Long-awaited repair: Bridge to the Big Four Ice Caves reopens
In 2019, erosion damaged the footbridge leading to one of Snohomish County’s most iconic destinations off Mountain Loop Highway.
With new addition, Imagine Children’s Museum doubles in size
More than just space, the Everett museum’s new $25 million wing is an investment in mental health.
After rough spring start, Snohomish County farmers see mixed results in harvests
A cold and soggy spring. An unusually warm October. This year’s weather brought ups and downs for county agriculture.
Día de los Muertos honors dearly departed family members
Event in Lynnwood draws many dressed as catrinas, or skeletons. More festivities slated this week.
Is mansion home to Rucker ghost? ‘Absolutely no ghosts,’ owner says
The legend says Jane Rucker’s spirit has wandered the mansion since her suicide in 1907. There are some holes in the story.
A Soundview beer and $1 later, a mythical Viking ship sails again
The Everett Sons of Norway started a “Save the Osa” campaign to restore the 30-foot ship for parades and use on Lake Riley.
‘We’ve seen this coming’: Sky Valley plans for next Bolt Creek-scale fire
U.S. 2 has long needed improvements, but the “unprecedented” blaze lit a fire under policymakers, so to speak.
Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees get free weekly English lessons at EvCC
Snohomish County is home to 1,905 refugees from Ukraine. Refugee and Immigrant Services Northwest is helping them to build new lives.
Everett city dress code for bikini baristas ruled unconstitutional
The U.S. District Court in Seattle published a ruling last week, finding a city ordinance was shaped by gender-based discrimination.