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Editorials and Commentary

Steps local governments can take to improve home-ownership rates | The Center Square - Feb. 2, 2023 

Putting politics aside to get the job done | Seattle Times – Jan. 2020

Public safety crisis requires legislative action | Everett Herald – Jun. 2022

We need to recommit to nonviolence in politics | Everett Herald – Jun. 2022

Put sales tax increase for housing before voters | Everett Herald – Dec. 2021

If adults don’t always, youths know need for civility | Everett Herald – Aug. 2021

It’s up to us to chart a path forward and together | Everett Herald – Jan. 2021

Snohomish County has shown its resilience before | Everett Herald – Apr. 2020

Path to apprenticeships now starts at high school | Everett Herald – Jan. 2020

State expects counties to pick up election tab | Everett Herald – Apr. 2019

September 2022

Proposed narcotics rehab rule may not preclude federal dollars for county's hotel buys, but it would have to be applied narrowly and County Council split on whether it is ethical | Snohomish Tribune – Sept. 7, 2022 

Middle school sports returns for Marysville students | Lynnwood Times – Sept. 7, 2022 

Addressing homelessness, associated issues a top priority | North County Outlook – Sept. 13, 2022 

County funding will support sports for Marysville middle schools | North County Outlook – Sept. 13, 2022 

Somers: Federal aid creates ‘historic opportunity’ to tackle challenges | Everett Herald – Sept. 28, 2022  


August 2022

July 2022

Braver Angels hosts Neighborhood Dinner Conversation featuring Nate Nehring | Lynnwood Times, July 11, 2022

Column: Stakeholder engagement critical in government | North County Outlook, July 12, 2022

June 2022

Veterans Memorial at Haller Bridge unveiled | North County Outlook - June 7, 2022 

Snohomish Health District Merging Into Snohomish County Government January 1, 2023 | My Everett News – June 8, 2022 

Snohomish County leaders get earful from residents over crime, homelessness concerns | Komo News – June 8, 2022 

County leaders respond to public safety concerns at town hall | Lynnwood Times – June 9, 2022 

Policing reforms discussed at town hall | North County Outlook – June 14, 2022 

Snohomish county coffee stands narrowly avoid forced installment of indoor plumbing | My Northwest – June 17, 2022 

Nate Nehring: We need to recommit to nonviolence in politics | Everett Herald – June 18, 2022 

Comment: Public safety crisis requires legislative action | Everett Herald – June 19, 2022 

In Everett Today Comcast Donated $50k And 400 Laptops To Boys And Girls Clubs Of Snohomish County | My Everett News – June 22, 2022 

May 2022

Snohomish County Council adopts Missing Middle Housing Ordinance | Lynnwood Times, May 5th, 2022 

Snohomish County acts to address affordable housing crisis | The Center Square, May 5th, 2022 

County aims for denser, more affordable ‘missing middle’ homes | Everett Herald, May 6th, 2022 

RAP Center encourages girls to get into the trades | North County Outlook, May 10th, 2022 

Partnering to improve Strawberry Fields | North County Outlook, May 10th, 2022 

Public Safety Town Hall with Snohomish County Leaders | Lynnwood Times, May 18th, 2022 

Arlington commemorates Memorial Day with parade | North County Outlook, May 31st, 2022 

April 2022

Amazon donates $140K for Strawberry Fields upgrades | April 5th, 2022 – Lynnwood Times 

Makeover of Marysville athletic complex will mean less mud | April 9th, 2022 – Everett Herald 

Addressing the need for detached accessory dwelling units | April 12th, 2022 – North County Outlook 

$28.7 million invested to sustain vital economic corridor in Granite Falls | April 16th, 2022 – Lynnwood Times 

March 2022

County Council eases restrictions on rural ‘mother-in-law’ units - Everett Herald | March 10th, 2022 

County passes ordinance to allow DADUs to be constructed on rural lots - Lynnwood Times | March 9th, 2022 

Area Briefly: Accessory dwelling units get OK in Snohomish County; additional judge positions get approved - Stanwood Camano News | March 15th, 2022 

Rural landowners may be able to build second houses on their properties soon - Snohomish Tribune | March 16th, 2022 

Looking at items from the 2022 legislative session - North County Outlook | March 15th, 2022 

Snohomish County residents brace for 0.1% sales tax increase April 1 - Lynnwood Times | March 22nd, 2022 

February 2022

Better internet coming to SR-530 corridor - North County Outlook, Feb. 1, 2022

County Council invests in North Snohomish County - North County Outlook, Feb. 8, 2022

Snohomish County Council passes resolution in support of Ukrainian neighbors - Lynnwood Times, Feb. 28, 2022

January 2022

Yanity recognized for decades of service as Stillaguamish leader - North County Outlook, Jan. 11, 2022 

Concerns about the recently approved sales tax increase - North County Outlook, Jan. 11, 2022 

Snohomish County awarded $16.7M grant to expand broadband access - Lynnwood Times, Jan. 19, 2022 

$16M grant to speed up broadband to north Snohomish County - Everett Herald, Jan. 25, 2022 

Sales Tax Increase Coverage

Councilmember: Snohomish County sales tax increase getting ‘rushed with minimal transparency’ – MyNorthwest, Dec. 2 

Snohomish County proposes sales tax hike without a vote to fund affordable housing – King 5, Dec. 2 

Comment: Put sales tax increase for housing before voters – Everett Herald Editorial, Dec. 12 

County poised to pass 0.1% sales tax as inflation hits 40-year high – Lynnwood Times, Dec. 13 

Over 50 elected leaders demand a public vote on Snohomish County sales tax increase – Lynnwood Times, Dec. 14 

County Council OKs sales tax for housing, behavioral health – Everett Herald, Dec. 15 

December 2021

Buddy Bowl helps raise awareness against bullying – North County Outlook, Dec. 14 

Snohomish County's priorities for upcoming legislative session – North County Outlook, Dec. 9 

Low and Nehring sworn in for second terms on Snohomish County Council – Lynnwood Times, Dec. 22 

November 2021

"4 noteworthy changes in Snohomish County's 2022 budget" - Everett Herald, Nov. 11

"Editorial: County jumpstarts its switch to electric vehicles" - Everett Herald, Nov. 14

"County budget includes 2.5% property tax jump" - Snohomish County Tribune, Nov. 17

"The county's budget process" - North County Outlook, Nov. 18