Junior Julia Heike, left, junior Chelsea Douglas, middle, and freshman Amber McCall, right, cheer as they walk with the Panthers marching band in the annual Snohomish Homecoming Serpentine on Friday, Oct. 4. The Serpentine is a more than 100-year tradition in Snohomish.
Candidates forum Oct. 15 at Evergreen Middle School
EVERETT — Hear what candidates from all the races in Everett have to say at an upcoming question and answer forum.
The forum will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Evergreen Middle School, 7621 Beverly Lane. A 30-minute social time with the candidates starts at 6 p.m.
It’s here - A revolutionary hearing aid!
The Lyric hearing aid is the world’s first and only 100 percent invisible, 24/7 wearable, shower proof, for months-at-a-time hearing device.
Unlike most hearing aids, Lyric can be used during almost all of your daily activities such as exercising, showering, talking on the phone and sleeping.
There are no batteries to change, no maintenance is needed and no daily insertion or removal is required.
Lyric’s unique design and placement works with your ear’s anatomy to deliver exceptional sound quality in quiet AND noisy environments. Lyric’s comfortable, soft material is designed to contour to your ear canal and 94 percent of Lyric users rate Lyric’s comfort as better than their prior hearing aids.
There will be a special Lyric event Oct. 14-18 at The Hearing & Balance Lab, PC, located at 15906 Mill Creek Blvd., Suite 102 in Mill Creek. Call to make your appointment today and find out if the Lyric hearing device is right for you, 425-329-6178.
For over 15 years, The Hearing and Balance Lab has been serving Snohomish County. They are a trusted leader that provides full-range diagnostics to newborns through adults and advanced solutions for improved communication and quality of life.
Choosing a hearing professional is one of the most important decisions you will ever make and the personal relationships you will develop with the staff at The Hearing and Balance Lab will continue long after your initial appointment. The doctors are regionally recognized for accurate diagnosis and skilled provision of rehabilitation. These highly skilled clinicians will utilize the latest technology to provide the very best in patient-centered audiologic care.
For more information visit www.HearingAndBalanceLab.com
Class of '88 donates art
Doug Ramsay photo, dougramsayphoto.photoshelter.com
Levi Giesbrecht, 9, of British Columbia, looks up at a glass sculpture Friday, Oct. 4 at the Snohomish High School library. The piece named “Red and Black Overlap” by artist John Kiley was commissioned by the SHS class of 1988 for their 25th reunion and given to the school during a ceremony prior to the homecoming game. Class of '88 member Sean Kelly said he hopes the piece inspires students to seek learning options outside the traditional classroom setting. The piece was made at the Schack Art Center in Everett.
Kimberly-Clark Mill site sold to maritime company
EVERETT - A Seattle-based maritime and transportation company is buying the former Kimberly-Clark Mill site.
Utility rates expected to stay the same for 2014
City drops plans to pipe sewage to Everett
SNOHOMISH - The city is ditching plans to pipe sewage to Everett and instead will improve its own sewage plant, which will save the city millions of dollars.
Final East Monroe study expected to be appealed
MONROE - A final environmental impact statement for the controversial East Monroe rezone request may soon face an appeal challenge.
Affholter to resign from City Council for new job
EVERETT - City Councilman Shannon Affholter is expected to tender his resignation at tonight’s council meeting.
Affholter is leaving the council to become executive director of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties.
City Council to vote on property tax increase Oct. 16
EVERETT - The city plans to increase property taxes by 1 percent for 2014.
Providence Monroe ready to serve newly insured patients
MONROE - Dr. Deb Nalty is hearing a lot from patients on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but to her this is a step in the right direction toward universal health care.