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  • Everett asking residents for help in clearing storm drains to limit street flooding

    EVERETT, Wash. – Potential street flooding is a concern now that snow is starting to melt and warmer weather is on the way. Snohomish County Emergency Management is encouraging residents to help clear storm drains of snow and ice. Everett Public Works says there are too many miles of road and numbers of storm drains across the city for crews to get to all at once. Public works has designated staff to clear the drains as needed when snow is […]

  • Community delivers donations to families without power to help survive freezing weather

    GOLD BAR, Wash. – Several community members stepped up to help families surviving the winter cold near Stevens Pass who are without electricity. Heavy snowstorms knocked out power for thousands of residents in King and Snohomish counties. For days, people tried to stay warm in the freezing temperatures. Many of them were stuck in the mountains because U.S. Highway 2 was shut down for miles due to down trees and power lines. Braving the elements, their fellow neighbors formed a […]

  • Slick conditions in Bothell could get worse with possibility of more snow

    BOTHELL, Wash. – The City of Bothell’s Department of Public Works is preparing for another round of potential snow and wind, which could cause slick conditions. Officials said ice is a concern since an additional inch of snow fell overnight, Tuesday, and it stuck. The city said priority routes would get plowed first, followed by secondary routes. Officials explained residential areas would not get treated, Tuesday, because there was too much snow and ice on the roads. “All the side […]

  • Heavy snowfall causes downed trees, power outages in Everett, Snohomish County

    EVERETT, Wash. – Thousands of Snohomish County Public Utility District customers were affected by snowfall Sunday evening and Monday morning. A PUD spokesperson said many outages were caused by fallen trees that damaged power lines. Aaron Swaney, representative with PUD, said about 25,000 customers were restored power within 24 hours. He said most of the outages occurred in Everett. Swaney also mentioned the vast majority of outages remain east of Highway 2, in communities like Snohomish, Monroe, Sultan and Index. […]

  • Normandy Park teacher awarded ‘Hero in the Classroom’ by Seahawks, Symetra

    NORMANDY PARK, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks recognize teachers across the Puget Sound who are passionate about education. A Normandy Park teacher is the latest to be awarded for going above and beyond for her students. Andrea Haisch is a kindergarten teacher at Marvista Elementary school. She received the Symetra “Heroes in the Classroom” award. The Seahawks partner with Symetra Financial Corporation for the program to honor teachers for outstanding leadership and instructional skills during the football season. Haisch’s teaching […]

  • Everett preparing for first snow of the season

    EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett is expecting its first snowfall of the season. The Department of Public Works has been preparing and training crews for the snow season since October. “Everett is in that convergence zone. So, we tend to have a great likelihood of snow sometimes when nobody else does or nobody south of us does,” said Kathleen Baxter, Public Information Officer for Everett Public Works. So far, two trucks are filled with sand and ready to […]

  • Tacoma shuts down homeless encampment to clean and restore park

    TACOMA – Tacoma Police prepared to close down a controversial homeless encampment at People’s Park Tuesday. As part of the City of Tacoma’s tent ban enforcement, campers were required to leave the premises just after dusk. While people packed up their belongings, officers walked around the encampment reminding people of the deadline. Megan Snow, communications specialist for City of Tacoma, said officers also informed people about resources and services available. “Tacoma Police will assess each situation as they encounter individuals […]

  • Several Seattle students could be excluded from school due to outdated immunization records

    SEATTLE – The deadline is quickly approaching for Seattle students to get their immunization records up to date. Friday wrapped up one of three free vaccination clinics offered by Seattle Public Schools to help families meet the state mandate. Come Jan. 8, students without the required vaccines or approved exemptions won’t be allowed to attend class. As of Friday, Seattle Public Schools said about 1,400 students do not have up to date immunization records. The district’s Health Services office will […]

  • Link light rail construction connecting Seattle to the Eastside will impact thousands

    SEATTLE – Sound Transit announced Thursday that Link light rail service will be reduced from Jan. 4 to March 15 to build new tracks as part of the Connect 2020 project Construction will link existing tunnels to 10 new stations in east King County by the year 2023. Instead of shutting down service completely during construction, Sound Transit is going to keep trains running. However, directors are alerting thousands of riders that the project is going to cost them a […]

  • Suspect dead, two officers hospitalized after shooting in Federal Way

    A suspect is dead and two officers were rushed to the hospital Tuesday morning after a shooting in Federal Way.

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