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Over 400,000 signatures submitted for initiative to repeal cap-and-invest scheme

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KENT, Wash., November 21, 2023—Citizens action group, Let’s Go Washington, announced on November 21, that it has surpassed the signature threshold to submit Initiative 2117, that if enacted into law, will prohibit carbon tax credit trading, also known as “cap-and-invest,” and repeal provisions of the Washington Climate Commitment Act passed by the legislature on April […]

With $3 million surplus, residents argue against 22% property tax increase

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 21, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council is considering a 22.23% increase on the property tax levy and held a public hearing on it during a special business meeting on November 20 before their normal business meeting. None who spoke during public comments were in favor of the increase, most citing the rise in […]

Son of Hamas founder stands with Israel at Snohomish event amidst statewide protests

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SNOHOMISH, Wash., November 20, 2023—Son of Hamas author and former member of the controversial Palestinian group Hamas, Masab Hassan Yousef, spoke at Pursuit NW Church in Snohomish Monday, November 5, condemning the attacks of his former resistance movement and showing his support for Israel. “I’m not an advocate for the Jewish people or anyone – […]

Motorsports to continue in the Evergreen State Fair Park Indoor Arena

Evergreen State Fair Park Indoor Arena

MONROE, Wash., November 20, 2023—Because of health concerns related to indoor air quality, motorsports were scheduled to end at the Evergreen State Fair Park Indoor Arena, but Councilmembers and the Executive Office worked together and with passage of the 2024 Snohomish County Budget on November 8, motorsports and the much-anticipated Arenacross will now go on! […]

2023 Mukilteo Community Awards Gala winners

Mukilteo Community Awards

MUKILTEO, Wash., November 20, 2023—The Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce hosted its third annual Community Awards Gala on Friday, November 17, at the Rosehill Community Center where local businesses were recognized for their commitment to improving Mukilteo through giving, programs, and volunteerism. Community award winners of the night were the following: The Board surprised Executive Director Kandace Barnes […]

Hundreds attend Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center Apprenticeship Career Fair

Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center

EVERETT, Wash., November 20, 2023—Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center hosted its 7th annual Apprenticeship Career and Job Fair on November 16, attracting hundreds of young adults eager to start careers in construction and advanced manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, healthcare, culinary, carpentry, IT, and even maritime. “Earn while you learn,” said Trudy Swain, Partnership Coordinator, Sno-Isle Tech Skills […]

Whidbey Art Market presents Thanksgiving weekend show

Whidbey Art Market

Immerse yourself in the vibrant and creative spirit of Whidbey Art Market’s holiday-opener event! This Thanksgiving weekend, Friday and Saturday, November 24 & 25 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., pack your friends and relatives into the car and enjoy Thanksgiving weekend access to six private artist studios from Clinton to Greenbank.  In total, fifteen professional Whidbey […]

Marysville seeks performers for new city talent show

marysville talent show

Do you have a hidden talent that you want to showcase? Are you ready to take the stage and entertain the audience and perhaps even win as the top performer? If yes, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! The City of Marysville is organizing a talent show for Friday, March 8, 2024, at […]

Public invited to Menorah Lighting Ceremony for December 10

Menorah Lighting

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 20, 2023—It is important to highlight and celebrate light and freedom in a world so often plagued with tragedy and hate. Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County therefore invites you to celebrate the Festival of Lights with the 12th annual Menorah Lighting and Celebration, celebrating the light and joy of our shared freedoms and […]

Macy’s workers to strike on Black Friday throughout Washington

Macy's strike

SEATTLE, Wash., November 19, 2023—Over 400 of Macy’s workers will strike starting on Black Friday, November 24, to an Unfair Labor Practices (“ULP”) at the busiest stores within Washington state, including Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. Other stores include Bellis Fair Mall in Bellingham and Southcenter Mall in Tukwila.  “Macy’s is not the first or last […]

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