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Customers hopeful for landmark café’s future


Twin Eagles Café waitress Kim Thomas serves a breakfast order to Larry Einig of Snohomish last week.

SNOHOMISH — The welcome sign in the Twin Eagles Café reads: “There are no strangers here…only friends we haven’t met yet.” Café workers and owner Sue Williamson both say that is the true identity of the place.
The Twin Eagles Café is a community staple of a restaurant that first opened sometime in the 1930s on First Street. It has served breakfast and lunch and continues to do so, but it is currently up for sale. More


Making a difference with bikes
EVERETT — Four tinkering volunteers worked into the evening Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop’s work space.
The goal is to restore about 80 bicycles to donate to Christmas House, a nonprofit organization geared toward providing low-income Snohomish County families, and they can use some extra hands.More


Boy’s fundraiser almost complete for better park
SNOHOMISH — A boy’s dream to make a park much better is only $500 short of reaching its goal.
Jonah Urie, 9, wants to improve Snohomish Tillicum Kiwanis Park, and to do that he’s fundraising $3,500. He’s almost reached his goal with the help of not only his friends, but also a recent partnership with Thrivent Financial where they’re willing to match donations dollar-for-dollar. More


East Monroe rezone back from dead
MONROE — The controversial East Monroe rezone may be back thanks to Heritage Baptist Fellowship church’s offer to bankroll the project’s environmental engineering studies instead of the city coffers. More


Access-denying Bond Street fence destroyed, but not out of protest?
EVERETT — A man was arrested after driving a vehicle through the fence at the Bond Street underpass, but his motives may not have been to protest the fence that restricts easy access to Pigeon Creek Trail. Instead, he may have done it to damage more things at the Port of Everett behind it. More


Clear that clutter: Code enforcement is closing loopholes
EVERETT — The city is ready to tighten regulation loopholes that have allowed clutter to accumulate on some residential properties.
Sometimes clutter can be seen from the street in people’s carports, but code enforcement currently is restrained from addressing the issue.
The city’s code enforcement unit is asking for changes to municipal code that will be voted on at the Wednesday, Nov. 19 City Council meeting. More


Snohomish’s century-old printing company ends its run
SNOHOMISH — With over 100 years in the industry, Snohomish Publishing Co. has printed and set many pages through the changes of the printing process itself, but as last week's paper was hitting the stands, Snohomish Publishing Co., a former parent of the Tribune, was closing its doors on Nov. 14. Our reporter spoke with the employees. More


USO Dance an annual tradition


Veteran Hank Schmoe of Yelm dances with Lucy Kane of Everett to the music of the Route 66 Swing Band Orchestra during the 9th annual Veterans Day USO Dance at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The popular Veterans Day event is meant to mimic a USO dance from World War II. Active duty sailors from Naval Station Everett and the Everett School District NJROTC program assisted in hosting the event.


 

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