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- Jan 22, 2010 at 9:29AM
Rep. Barbara Bailey is inviting residents of the 10th District to participate in her tele-town hall meeting Tuesday, Feb. 2. The community conversation will begin at 7 p.m. and last an hour. Constituents can participate by dialing 1-877-229-8493 and entering PIN number 15431.
- Jan 22, 2010 at 12:00PM updated at 2:18PM
Construction is set to begin on a new Walmart on Monday, Jan. 25, according to city officials. Kristin Banfield, city of Arlington spokeswoman, confirmed Wednesday, Jan. 20, that crews will begin construction at the site, located on 172nd Street NE (SR 531).
- Jan 28, 2010 at 7:24AM
Prenatal vitamins, which contribute to the health of expectant mothers and their babies, are being offered for free at Haggen Food & Pharmacy stores. Haggen stores provide free prenatal vitamins and fluoride supplements to anyone who has prescriptions for them. No insurance plan is required. The prenatal vitamins usually cost $8-$19 per month. The fluoride supplements, recommended for children living in households without a fluoridated water supply, retail for approximately $6 per month.
- Feb 4, 2010 at 3:18PM
Washington is not equipped to fund basic education under the state's constitution, ruled a King County Superior Court judge Thursday, Feb. 4.
- Feb 26, 2010 at 11:18AM
"Washington's Most Wanted," will be airing a segment, at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27 on Q13 FOX, about the unsolved 1998 homicide of Marysville's Jennifer Brinkman.
- Mar 4, 2010 at 7:00PM updated Mar 5, 2010 at 4:52AM
Marysville detectives arrested Arlington resident, 26, March 4 following the completion of an investigation into the allegations the man was committing acts of voyeurism in a Marysville home he was renting a room in.
- Mar 16, 2010 at 8:00AM updated at 12:00PM
In an effort to get residents to upgrade to more energy efficient appliances, the Washington state Cash for Appliances rebate program began on Monday, March 15.
- Mar 17, 2010 at 6:00AM updated Mar 18, 2010 at 11:53AM
Anyone interested in the salmon and water quality of Quilceda Creek is invited to attend a March 25 Quilceda Watershed Forum at the Marysville School District Service Center. The Board Room will host the event, which is set to start at 7 p.m. and allow both Quilceda Creek watershed residents and members of the Adopt-A-Stream Foundation to reflect on recent stream restoration efforts.
- Mar 23, 2010 at 2:10PM
SEATTLE - On Thursday, March 18, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) presented the Ruth Green Award to Christine R. Charbonneau, President/CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest (PPGNW). The award is given to a Planned Parenthood affiliate chief executive chosen by her or his peers for outstanding leadership with board volunteers in planning, public affairs, and fundraising. It is one of the highest honors given to Planned Parenthood Affiliate CEOs for their work in carrying out the mission of Planned Parenthood. The award was presented at PPFA's National Conference Gala held in metropolitan Washington, DC, and celebrated by over 1,000 Planned Parenthood leaders who work every day to improve the health and lives of women across the nation. "Chris Charbonneau is a true visionary among health care providers," said PPFA President Cecile Richards. "Whether she is leading a merger or creating a business model to ensure low-cost contraceptives for hundreds of thousands American women, Chris has an uncanny ability to innovate and create stability for her organization at the same time. Chris's leadership has been instrumental in putting Planned Parenthood in a better position to deliver more health care to more people in more places." The Ruth Green Award was established in 1981 to honor a remarkable and talented CEO who has served Planned Parenthood as a volunteer, an executive director and as an ambassador-at-large for the mission of Planned Parenthood. "Chris Charbonneau is richly deserving of this award and the recognition for a career, and a life, that is committed to the mission of Planned Parenthood," said Han Nachtrieb, PPGNW Board Chair. "Through her vision, PPGNW is launching a project to serve patients online, implementing electronic medical records, and broadening access to contraception for low income women.” “Many of the successes mentioned are the cumulative efforts of many, if not thousands of people, all working to the same end. This award honors my 500 employees, and nearly 1000 volunteers who actually do all of the work that we dream up for them to do!” said Charbonneau. “I could not ask for a better team on the ground. As well, our PPGNW Board members are the most astute, risk-taking, nimble people and I am incredibly grateful for their partnership. For the millions of women we all see, the people in the clinics or the classrooms or on the phone ARE Planned Parenthood, not the CEO of an affiliate.” Chris Charbonneau has been a CEO for Planned Parenthood affiliates for twenty-three years. She began as a volunteer in Seattle in 1982 as a sexuality educator and public policy volunteer. Chris started PP of Greater Arkansas in 1986. She left Arkansas in 1988 and returned to PP of Seattle-King County as COO, directing its 12 health centers.
- Apr 12, 2010 at 3:55PM
The Lakewood School District could be facing $800,000 in budget reductions next school year if conservative estimates hold true.
- Apr 27, 2010 at 5:00AM updated at 7:52AM
City of Marysville officials were as surprised as anyone else to learn that a medicinal marijuana dispensary had set up shop within the city limits. The shop was discovered when police where investigating an April 20 robbery of approximately $50,000 worth of marijuana from a couple in Skagit County.
- Apr 27, 2010 at 10:36AM
SEATTLE — Negotiations were scheduled to continue Tuesday, April 27, after Waste Management and Teamsters Local 174 were unable to reach a contract agreement on Monday, April 26.
- Apr 30, 2010 at 8:10PM
The Washington Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) closed Frontier Bank today, citing inadequate capital and severe loan losses. Immediately following the closure, DFI named the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver of Frontier Bank. The FDIC immediately entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Union Bank, NA headquartered in San Francisco. Union Bank will assume all deposits and certain assets of Frontier Bank
- May 4, 2010 at 10:29AM
Garbage haulers and their employer recently reached agreement on a five-year contract, ratifying terms on Sunday, May 2.
- May 12, 2010 at 4:00PM updated at 8:53PM
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a robbery outside a Marysville grocery May 9 that left an Arlington woman hospitalized for her injuries.
- May 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated May 20, 2010 at 5:45AM
A motorcyclist died after hecollided with a construction vehicle on Interstate 5, causing nearly a 20-mile back up from Arlington to Everett on Wednesday, May 19.
- May 20, 2010 at 6:12PM
Washington State Patrol officials are investigating a deadly collision on Interstate 5 that claimed the life of a 51-year-old Stanwood man on May 19.
- May 20, 2010 at 7:00PM updated May 21, 2010 at 8:32AM
On Thursday evening at approximately 5:05 p.m. Marysville Police responded to investigate an armed robbery of the Union Bank located in the 1000 block of State Avenue. The bank was robbed by an unshaven white male approximately 30-45 years in age.
- May 27, 2010 at 7:36AM
The Lakewood School District will soon have a new director of instructional programs and technology.
- May 27, 2010 at 12:08PM
Tulalip Tribal Police are searching for two suspects in the armed robbery that took place at the Coach store at the Seattle Premium Outlets Mall at 7 a.m. May 27.
- Jun 2, 2010 at 1:36PM
emember when you applied for your first job? Many of us had the experience of filling out an application and shakily handing it to the manager of abusiness, hoping to get called for an interview.
- Jun 9, 2010 at 7:10AM
EVERETT — A number of Arlington, Marysville and Lakewood residents will be among those graduating with honors from Everett Community College June 11.
- Jun 9, 2010 at 7:00AM updated at 10:51AM
Space camp isn’t just for students. Elizabeth Zylstra, a Cougar Creek Elementary School enrichment teacher in Lakewood, will be participating in the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy program in Huntsville, Ala., starting June 11.
- Jun 11, 2010 at 11:35AM
Lakewood coach Larry Delaney was recognized for the work he did with the Cougars on the diamond, as he was voted 2010 Cascade Conference’s baseball coach of the year by his peers.
- Jun 16, 2010 at 6:56AM
The Tulalip Lions Club is teaming up with PC Recycle of Arlington to help area techies dispose of their old or outdated electronics in an environmentally safe way.