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· Everett High's Jazz Band going to national competition
· Snohomish parks plan recommends projects, new tax
· Update: Cascade XC coach being given assistant coach spot


Snohomish Ground Frog Day is this Saturday



Last year, Snohomish Slew did not croak, meaning there would be another few months of cold weather. The annual Ground Frog Day attracted 200 people in 2014. Above, Slew’s frogkeeper Thayer Cueter of Edmonds holds Slew up to the microphone last year to encourage him to croak while Princess Amphibiana Kristyl Osborne (left) looks on.




SNOHOMISH —
The 10th annual Ground Frog Day is set to let Snohomish Slew give his famous “Frognostication” starting 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31. The froggy soothsayer will make his prediction at the Avenue A gazebo on First Street.  More


Everett High's jazz band is going to national competition
EVERETT — In a classroom inside the Everett Civic Auditorium, the trumpets and trombones sizzle, the bass is plucked to a smooth beat and the drums often saunter as they should behind a lively melody.
It’s Everett High’s jazz class, and the band of 22 kids is one among a mere 12 national finalists to compete in K-12’s biggest jazz shindig in Savannah, Ga. More


Survey tallies the homeless in this county, with heart
EVERETT — The stories from the 2015 Snohomish County Point in Time Count offer a poignant look at today's homeless. More


Bertrand keeps role in running teams as assistant coach
EVERETT — In a joint announcement Friday, Jan. 23 released at 6 p.m., Cascade High School Principal Cathy Woods and District Athletic Director Robert Polk introduced Bill Hull as the head coach for Cascade’s cross country program. Steve Bertrand will be assistant coach.  More


Snohomish parks plan pitches new ideas, new tax
SNOHOMISH — The city is refining its long-range parks plan and the City Council is expected to set it concrete at their Tuesday, Feb. 17 meeting. Among the priority items are the Stocker field, the Hal Moe Pool site and a recommendation for a new form of citywide property tax increase designated for parks.
The public can weigh in at that meeting at a public hearing. The plan is meant to cover projects from 2015 to 2035.More


Everett moving to act on poverty group’s ideas
EVERETT — In November, a task force on homelessness in Everett gave a wide-ranging list of suggestions. The city of Everett is moving forward already with five of the 63 short-term and long-range recommendations. More


Sedro-Woolley firm turning sewage into tap water
Bill Gates is so confident in a new technology that turns sewage into tap water that he recently drank a glass of the stuff. Don Brunell explains the innovative idea and why we need it. More


Broadway Bridge in Everett to close through 2015
EVERETT — Drivers in Everett may have to adjust their routes soon as the Broadway Bridge is coming down to construct its replacement.
The 103-year-old bridge between Hewitt and California is long overdue for an overhaul, but also acts as an arterial connector between downtown and north Everett.
Construction work will start in early February to put up a new bridge. The full closure is anticipated to take up to a year. More


Fatal crash on Highway 9 in Snohomish


A head-on accident on the Highway 9 bridge over the Snohomish River resulted in the death of a 22-year-old Marysville man shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22. The Marysville man was driving northbound when he lost control of his Honda Accord and crossed the centerline and hit a southbound Dodge Durango, the Washington State Patrol reported. The driver of the sport utility vehicle was transported to an Everett hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The highway was closed for several hours during the height of the evening rush hour.


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