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Community rises to support beloved teacher
SNOHOMISH - Snohomish High School government teacher Tuck Gionet marvels at the selfless community he calls home.
The community has surrounded Gionet, who continues to teach at Snohomish High, during his journey through Stage 4 esophageal cancer that began following his diagnosis in October 2013.
402 Avenue E hearing raises questions
SNOHOMISH - Residents, city staff and permit applicant Christopher Koh gave testimony at the Feb. 26 public hearing for the conditional use permit application to develop the properties at 402 and 410 Avenue E into a senior assisted living facility.
What do you want? City wants to know
EVERETT - In a recent survey, Everett residents say they want more historic preservation, new growth to happen in downtown and they don’t want Everett to become like Seattle, even though they love visiting there.
Snohomish makes plans for big westside park
SNOHOMISH - The city is planning how to utilize 10 acres of land at 2000 Ludwig Rd. the city bought last year.
Valley General Hospital working hard to turn finances around, CEO says
MONROE - There is more than meets the eye with Valley General Hospital’s financial issues.
Port’s huge installations call on history
EVERETT - Years after the contentious demolition of the Collins Casket Building, the Port of Everett opened $400,000 worth of historical interpretive elements to the public this week.
Latino Night at Cascade High School
From left, Silver Lake Elementary school students Naomia Basilio, 6, Michelle Lopez, 9, Stephanie Duarte, 6, and Paula Garcia, 9, perform with other members of the school’s Latino dance club during Latino Family Night at Cascade High School on Wednesday, Feb. 26. While the event featured Latino style food and entertainment, the main focus was to help Cascade students and their parents with navigating high school and college opportunities. Representatives from UW Bothell, Everett Community College and Edmonds Community College were on hand to assist families during the evening.
Cascade intern counselor Lyndsey Hepworth, who coordinated the event, said more than 200 people attended the event. The event was held in Spanish, with translator headsets available in English for non-Spanish speakers.