Around the County

Everett Library’s audiobooks available by download The Everett Public Library now offers audiobooks by download. The new OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks program allows patrons to download… Continue reading

Around the County: Maltby: Food bank needs volunteers

The Maltby Food Bank, which serves the southeast corner of Snohomish County, needs volunteers to help plan its fifth annual fundraiser. The first planning meeting… Continue reading

Front Porch: Drive to aid Maltby food bank

Gold Creek Community Church will attempt to break a record Sunday for the Maltby Food Bank with a Ten Ton Food Challenge. Attendees were given… Continue reading

Use of local parks spikes

Suzzane Makale watched from a bench at Willis Tucker Park this week, thankful that her four daughters could enjoy the splash fountains and… Continue reading

Fire District 7 augments fire fleet with tender truck for rural areas

Lack of water supply can make it difficult to fight fires in this rural area, but local fire crews are armed with the… Continue reading

Monroe kids add imagination and stir up winning recipes

Black beans plop into a bowl of brownie mix. Cocktail sausages are fashioned with sheep costumes made out of crescent roll dough. A… Continue reading

Front Porch: Celebrate Earth Day

A sampling of events planned today to commemorate Earth Day: Climate change: Hugh Shipman, a coastal geologist with the state Department of Ecology, will speak.… Continue reading

13 miles of trails open for wandering near Maltby

The question was: fish habitat or mountain trails? That was the delicate balance Snohomish County wanted to strike before letting the public enjoy… Continue reading

County dairy ambassador crowned

Andrea Neff has a new tiara. The new Snohomish County Dairy Ambassador was crowned Saturday at the Snohomish County Dairy Women’s 54th annual… Continue reading

Around the County

Maltby: Earth Day ceremony at new park Celebrate the grand opening of the Paradise Valley Conservation Area, run by Snohomish County Parks, on Earth Day.… Continue reading

Public Meetings

Granite Falls City Council, 7 tonight, Council Chambers, 206 S. Granite Ave. Lake Stevens Planning Commission, 7 tonight, Community Senior Center, 1808 Main St. Maltby… Continue reading

Faith calendar

MEDITATION Love Never Hurts: Guided meditations, teachings, discussion and refreshments. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday through May 18 at Anabel’s Framing and Gallery, 2531 Broadway,… Continue reading

Faith Calendar

BIBLE STUDY Bible study: 10:30 a.m. Mondays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, 425-252-7224. Wordshop women’s Bible study: 10 a.m.… Continue reading

Snohomish Garden Club is a growing concern

SNOHOMISH — On most Thursday mornings, Martha Perry is up early, breathing in the fresh scent of a garden. “The sun was just trying to… Continue reading

Outdoors Calendar

BIKES rides ( Meeting place is Harbour Pointe Lutheran Church, 5425 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo, unless otherwise noted. Meet at 9 a.m. Sept. 19, ride… Continue reading

Around the County

Maltby: Auction to benefit respite house An auction to benefit Anayat House, a Texas-based home that offers respite to families visiting hospitalized relatives is set… Continue reading

Snohomish students grill county council candidates

SNOHOMISH — Most of the audience wasn’t old enough to vote, but the two Snohomish County Council candidates still treated them to a meaty political… Continue reading

County Council candidate Greg Stephens drops campaign

One of three Republicans in the race against incumbent Snohomish County Councilman Dave Somers wants to drop out because of health problems. State law won’t… Continue reading

Republican County Council candidate Greg Stephens’ messy past is now in open

Long before he decided to run for Snohomish County Council, Greg Stephens was involved in a divorce, called a camper home and pleaded guilty to… Continue reading

Community Extra: Applause

Honors Scout achieves Eagle rank Jarid Julian Westover, a senior at Monroe High School, is to be honored at an Eagle Court of Honor at… Continue reading