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- Feb 21, 2012 at 2:29PM
MARYSVILLE — For years, drivers in Snohomish County had to guess what traffic conditions would be like on Interstate 5 north of Everett. Cameras and traffic flow information stopped at the Snohomish River bridge, and the 16 miles of I-5 between Everett and Arlington showed up on the Seattle-area traffic map, at www.wsdot.wa.gov/Traffic/seattle, as a stretch of gray with the words, "No equipment available."
- Feb 21, 2012 at 2:32PM
MARYSVILLE — The Republican caucus for Marysville will meet on March 3, and due to budget cuts, the Washington state presidential primary has been cancelled for the year, so the only way you will be able to vote in the Republican primary is by attending the caucus, since no ballots will be mailed.
- Feb 21, 2012 at 2:36PM
LAKEWOOD — Spring is finally arriving, and the Smokey Point Plant Farm has invited a special guest who knows what gardeners need to do to welcome it in March.
- Feb 21, 2012 at 2:40PM
SMOKEY POINT — Cascade Companion Care has been recognized with Home Care Pulse's "Best of Home Care" distinction, which is awarded to the top 25 percent of agencies in client and employee satisfaction scores from Home Care Pulse. By this metric, Cascade Companion Care is now ranked among the best agencies in the country.
- Feb 22, 2012 at 8:56AM
Recently, as I was reading the news on the web I came across one of those articles that made me stop and say to myself, “What a great idea.”
- Feb 28, 2012 at 2:31PM
SMOKEY POINT — A free workshop series entitled "The Healing Power of Humor," conducted by Ellis Waller-Walker, will start Thursday, March 1, and will continue through four consecutive Thursdays in March.
- Feb 28, 2012 at 2:33PM
EVERETT — The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering a new workshop called "Reconnections" for veterans returning from deployments, as well as their family members.
- Feb 29, 2012 at 10:42AM
MARYSVILLE — On Tuesday, Feb. 28, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Snohomish County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident in the 9200 block of Turk Drive in Marysville.
- Feb 29, 2012 at 10:57AM
- Feb 29, 2012 at 11:01AM
Most responsible families live within a budget. Beginning with their income levels, they plan how to pay for bills, such as the mortgage, rent, utility payments, groceries, gasoline, prescription drugs, etc. They prioritize their spending, save money if they are able, and put needs ahead of wants to stay out of financial trouble. They live within their means.
- Feb 29, 2012 at 11:03AM
Any WINCO shopper understands that a lot of people from far places now call Marysville and Arlington home. They’ve become our neighbors but we don’t know much about their homelands, strange-sounding languages or cultures they left behind. Curiosity about such things makes me travel.
- Feb 29, 2012 at 11:07AM
Citizens should be aware of — and opposed to — House Bill 2801 and the provisions that would allow local governments to cease publishing public notices in their local newspapers. The presumed cost savings to local government is in fact false economy — there is a hidden and very dangerous cost. In trying to save money, local governments would curtail access to the legislative process, and ensure that fewer — rather than more — citizens know what their representatives are up to.
- Feb 29, 2012 at 4:15PM
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The Arlington, Marysville and Tulalip Tribal police departments will be looking for impaired drivers from March 5-18, during the St. Patrick's "Drive Hammered, Get Nailed" campaign, thanks to an overtime grant sponsored through the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
- Feb 29, 2012 at 4:24PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, aiming to help school districts serving military or tribal communities advanced this week in a key House of Representatives committee. The text of Larsen's Impact Aid Timely Repayment Act was included in the Encouraging Innovation and Effective Teachers Act, a.k.a. House Resolution 3990, which the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 28.
- Mar 1, 2012 at 10:11AM
High school students and their parents can learn about Everett Community College's Running Start program at an information session at 7 p.m. March 21 in EvCC's Student Fitness Center at 2206 Tower St. in Everett.
- Mar 2, 2012 at 8:34AM
he Washington State Patrol is investigating a two vehicle head-on collision which resulted in two fatalities that occurred on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at about 10:30 a.m.
- Mar 2, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Mar 7, 2013 at 2:47PM
TULALIP — The Cabela's chain of hunting, fishing and outdoor supplies stores will open the doors to its new Tulalip store at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 19. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Opening day will be part of a weekend-long celebration featuring outdoor celebrities, special guests, giveaways and more.
- Mar 6, 2012 at 3:22PM
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management, recognizing the need to proactively address post-disaster issues, is developing a recovery framework that would speed up recovery from local disasters. The plan will guide the county's efforts to restore its economic base, neighborhoods, social fabric and other long-term elements in the wake of a significant natural or human-caused event.
- Mar 7, 2012 at 10:02AM
- Mar 7, 2012 at 10:07AM
You may have seen the news article recently about the growing popularity of unified sports teams, a wonderful collaboration between high schools across the country and Special Olympics.
- Mar 7, 2012 at 12:12PM
A six-year career in aviation came to a close with a Saturday afternoon potluck in an Arlington Airport hangar, and Cathy Mighell was joined by plenty of friends and colleagues who wished her well, even as they wished that she wasn’t saying farewell.
- Mar 13, 2012 at 9:22AM
Snohomish Health District and community partners will present a free Health & Beauty Fair on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Little Red School House, 14 E. Casino Rd., Everett, Wash. The event supports National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 1:35PM
ARLINGTON — On March 31 at 11 a.m., the Arlington Cemetery will serve as the site for a ceremony to honor Snohomish County veterans who passed away between July and December of 2011.
- Mar 15, 2012 at 2:26PM
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — In response to the ongoing whooping cough epidemic in the area, the Snohomish Health District continues to encourage all adults, especially those who have contact with infants, to get vaccinated against this preventable disease.
- Mar 15, 2012 at 2:42PM
OLYMPIA — Flu season has been slow to arrive in Washington state, but influenza is now increasing in most of the state's communities.