Caleb Brown, 7, of Bellingham, takes a spin on the mechanical bull ride at the Thomas Family Farm on Saturday, Oct. 18. The farm located along State Route 9 south of Snohomish is one of seven farms participating in the annual Snohomish Valley Festival of Pumpkins. While there is a corn maze and 14 acre pumpkin patch, the farm’s biggest attraction is it’s after dark events. The farm is home to Zombie Paintball with one of the largest courses in the area. There is the Nightmare on 9 haunted house and a flashlight corn maze to venture through.
Council halts U.S. 2 rezone plan
MONROE — Council voted to stop the controversial East Monroe U.S. 2 rezone pursuit in a consecutive 5-2 vote at the Oct. 14 meeting. Costs of the pursuit to taxpayers were the main issue expressed by council members. More
Council authorizes work on Ludwig Park farmhouse building
SNOHOMISH — Council passed a motion to direct staff to repair the roof of the 2000 Ludwig Road property structure during the Oct. 7 city council meeting, but it could not reach an agreement with what to do beyond that regarding the future of the property until it is developed into a park. More
Everett extends marijuana zoning restrictions
EVERETT — City Council members voted to extend marijuana zoning restrictions until May 2015 at the city council meeting Wednesday, Oct. 15.
The vote maintains the current restrictions on retailers and large-scale marijuana operations within the city’s limits. More
Everett food banks prepare for cold months
EVERETT –As the weather gets colder, remember those who are hungry.
With hunger affecting numerous households in Everett, the community food banks are always looking for people to donate. One in ten Everett residents pick up the majority of their food from a local food bank. More
Everett logo contest runs through Oct. 27
EVERETT – Help pick Everett's new logo among a choice of 350 designs submitted from as far away as England and Russia. Voting in the city's logo contest is on. More
Snohomish River Run is Sunday, Oct. 26
SNOHOMISH — First Street and Lowell Snohomish River Road will be filled with eager runners this coming Sunday morning as they participate in the 2014 Snohomish River Run. More
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