Three homeowners told a public hearing that they are concerned about traffic, noise pollution and light pollution from a casino proposed by the Samish Tribe on 11.41 acres of vacant property at Thompson and Stevenson roads south of March Point.
State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, has been a chief skeptic when it comes to Gov. Jay Inslee’s plans to fight global warming by cutting carbon emissions. Now environmentalists are targeting Ericksen’s re-election race, and California billionaire Tom Steyer may get involved.
Six months after the Snohomish County landslide, the communities are preparing for a long-term emotional recovery that many are just now starting to think about. On Saturday, survivors and families of landslide victims will plant a tree for each of the 43 people who died March 22.
Boosting the quality of preschool in Seattle could help children, and the city as a whole. A number of studies, including one from the ’60s, establish that potential. But there is no guarantee of success.