Young ones get quick dental checkups
Aiden Thompson, 5, of Everett has his teeth checked by Community Health Center of Snohomish County dentist Brittany Dean during Imagine Children’s Museum’s annual Tooth-A-Palooza on Friday, Feb. 21. As a way to promote healthy oral care, the event featured an area dentist who performed mini dental exams. There were also hands-on exhibits to teach children proper brushing habits and how sweets can damage teeth.
Fired employee’s lawsuit against Monroe going to trial
MONROE - Former employee Maggie Inahara has resurrected her wrongful termination lawsuit against the city that alleges co-worker abuse, gender discrimination and an unfair handling of her medical condition.
Snohomish overturns gambling ban for nonprofits
SNOHOMISH - Nonprofits such as the Snohomish Senior Center can let people play cards for small wagers again.
The City Council approved an ordinance amendment at its Feb. 18 meeting.
Everett likely to try bond issue again
EVERETT - The Everett School Board appears to be ramping up plans to put out a new bond in April.
he board set an intense meeting schedule discussing options for a new bond before next week’s Friday, March 7 deadline to get on the April ballot, but has much still to consider.
Snohomish wine festival coming March 1
SNOHOMISH - The Snohomish Wine Festival on Saturday, March 1 is expected to be an enjoyable taste of local and global culture.
Valley General Hospital’s financial woes troubling to state Auditor
MONROE - The state Auditor’s Office warned Valley General Hospital that it needs to shape up financially or the hospital won’t endure.
Downtown college housing proposal moving forward
EVERETT - A proposal to build a six-story student dormitory building downtown at the corner of California Street and Oakes Avenue is moving forward.
Swim/Dive: SHS and Glacier Peak show up strong at state meet
SNOHOMISH - Every year that swimming head coach Rob Serviss coached the Snohomish High School and Glacier Peak High School swim and dive teams, he’s had athletes go to the state meet.