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Schack Artists' Garage Sale is coming
Art, sold on clearance: Marianna Metke of La Conner checks out a piece of blown glass art by Aaron Lachaussee at the Shack Art Center’s Artists’ Garage Sale in Everett in 2013.The 2015 Schack Artists’ Garage Sale is this Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine.
Taking small steps, Snohomish baseball team had a big year
SNOHOMISH — For the second time in the 30-plus years that Coach Kim Hammons has been head coach of the Snohomish Panthers baseball team, the team dominated with an undefeated regular season with a record of 22-0. More...
Huge soccer tournament coming to Snohomish
SNOHOMISH — One of youth soccer’s largest regional tournaments is coming here in a couple of weeks and the regional economy may stand to get a huge boost — an estimated $4.5 million boost.
The six-day Presidents Cup tournament June 9-14 will host almost 5,000 youth soccer players whose families and fans will pour into town. Games will be played at Stocker Fields. More...
Everett marijuana zoning plan outlined; one store busted
EVERETT — The city’s planning commission approved recommending firm zoning guidelines for recreational marijuana locations on Tuesday, May 19.
Also, a marijuana retailer in Everett was caught by the Liquor Control Board selling to a minor during a compliance operation.
Everett School Board elections attract two challengers
EVERETT — Challengers for Everett City Council incumbents sprung out of the woodwork last week.
Three of the four seats are being contested, and they are the seats held by incumbents Ron Gipson, Scott Bader and Brenda Stonecipher. Councilwoman Judy Tuohy will sail through unopposed. More...
Also in Everett:
Everett City Council primary features two 3-way races
Monroe elections: Council race between Kamp and Bradley
MONROE — There are three races for City Council this year, including one between incumbent Jim Kamp and newcomer Shayne Bradley.
Kamp, who became a councilman in 2011, said he should be re-elected to continue the positive force of the current council, while Bradley is hoping to unseat Kamp on the basis that he says he’ll bring what he calls common sense to the council chambers. Candidate interviews here...
Snohomish hopes for state grant to fix SR 9 at 30th Street
SNOHOMISH — City officials have their fingers crossed that a request for $567,000 will come through so a much-needed left turn lane can be added to 30th Street SE at state Route 9 (King Charley’s intersection). More...
Snohomish City Council elections:
Kaftanski, Schilaty face challengers while Mayor Karen Guzak will face old foe Larry Countryman
SNOHOMISH — An old powerhouse is aiming to topple Mayor Karen Guzak this November.
Larry Countryman filed for Guzak’s council seat in the closing minutes of candidate filing Friday, May 15. More on this story...
In other council races (links open in new window):
* Upstart Suprenant challenging longtime Councilwoman Schilaty
* Freshman Councilman Kaftanski has challenger in Zach Wilde
Everett girl’s death stirring anti-bullying push
EVERETT — A child’s death has rocked the Evergreen Middle School community and possibly has started a movement. More...
Whalewatching opportunities along Everett’s waterfront plentiful but time-limited: See them before end of June
EVERETT — Dust off those binoculars: The annual northern migration of humpback whales are currently visible from Everett’s waterfront, which is a rare opportunity that will last a limited time only.
March through June is their prime migrating season, and this year offers a unique treat for whale watchers since humpbacks, which rarely travel this far south into the Puget Sound area, have been spotted off both the Everett waterfront and across the water near Whidbey Island. More...
Field of five vying to win County Executive election
Four men are gunning for Democrat Snohomish County Executive John Lovick’s seat, including a formidable challenger from within his own party. The challengers are County Councilman Dave Somers, Republicans Norm Nunnally and Robert Sutherland and indepdent James Robert Deal. More...
UPDATE: Nunnally withdrew on May 27th
Also in the paper: Letters, Briefs
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