From 'Petty Squabbling' to Nepotism and Blackmail: J425 Examines the Multi-Million-Dollar Political Knife Fight Between a City and a Sewer District.
Part one in a J425 special report detailing the state of play -- and the history behind -- the City of Lake Stevens and the Lake Stevens Sewer District's litigious relationship and contested merger.
“Our citizens deserve more than petty squabbling and disputes between local governments and elected officials. On behalf of the City of Lake Stevens, please accept our apology, and know that we will work through these issues to continue providing exceptional service to taxpayers and ratepayers alike.”
- Open letter to the citizens of Lake Stevens from M…