Around the county

Edmonds Tips on recycling Christmas trees People living in Edmonds who want to recycle their natural Christmas tree after the holidays will have options for… Continue reading

Community calendar

Bazaars Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Voyager Middle School, 11711 Fourth Ave. W., Everett. Craft and Gift Show, April 18, Stanwood Community… Continue reading

Friday is the deadline to file for public office

Battles for the White House and the governor’s mansion dominated last year’s general election, but this coming November, Snohomish County voters get to… Continue reading

Front Porch: Spaghetti dinner a benefit for student

Benefit for student Sunnyside Elementary School staff and PTSA offer a spaghetti dinner and auction tonight to benefit a second-grader who has cancer. It’s 5… Continue reading

Capital budget not as ‘happy’ as in years past

The last time Rep. Hans Dunshee wrote a capital budget for the state, it contained a record amount of money for education. Wednesday… Continue reading

Seems Like Yesterday

50 YEARS AGO (1959) Werner Realty Co. announced the addition of Dave Wiggins to the staff. Wiggins, a native of Kansas, where he attended the… Continue reading

Waterfront condos could start a tussle between Snohomish County, Shoreline

A proposal to build up to 3,500 condominiums on the southwesternmost tip of Snohomish County may be a distant speck on the development… Continue reading

Front Porch: Who wants chili?

Darrington Recreation &Education Foundation offers a chili feed and silent auction. It’s 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Darrington Community Center, 570 Sauk Ave.,… Continue reading

Woodway eyes $6 million Rosary Heights estate for town hall

If people here vote to purchase the grand Rosary Heights estate from an order of Dominican nuns later this year, the 15-acre property… Continue reading

Everett hosts thousands of Breast Cancer 3-Day walkers

EVERETT — Several thousand people who are walking this weekend to raise money to fight breast cancer will make their way through downtown Everett and… Continue reading

Woodway’s bond to buy convent failing

WOODWAY — Voters appear ready to tax themselves more to keep this town from dipping into its savings. They’re not quite ready, however, to say… Continue reading

Fire District 1 negotiates to take over service in Edmonds

Taxpayers in the city soon could get a discounted price on fire service from a fire department looking for customers. The only hitch?… Continue reading

Debate about Point Wells, Lake Roesiger projects draws crowds

EVERETT - Opposition to a high-density condominium project near Woodway and to building rural mini-cities dominated the Snohomish County Council’s annual land-use review on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Change marks Aug. 18 primary election

What do 83 men and women living in all corners of Snohomish County and a convent atop a hill in Woodway have in… Continue reading

Allied Waste reaches pact; Waste Management still talking

Trash collection is continuing today even though the contract with some workers has expired. Garbage haulers who work for Allied Waste tentatively agreed to sign… Continue reading

High winds bring down branches, power lines throughout county

LAKE STEVENS — Mike Vanney heard a crack, looked up and saw the tree coming down. About 16 inches at its base, the tree struck… Continue reading

Friday went by in a whoosh of wind

Whipping winds are gone, but rain is here to stay for at least another day. Easter egg hunters might need umbrellas today as showers are… Continue reading

Garbage haulers for Allied Waste tentatively agree to labor contract

Garbage haulers who work for Allied Waste have tentatively agreed to sign a new labor contract early Wednesday evening. While those workers should pick up… Continue reading

Public safety workers celebrate

Local emergency dispatchers are celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunicators’ Week by making a pledge to get active. Dispatchers at the Snohomish County… Continue reading