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- Dec 9, 2010 at 9:00AM updated at 11:01AM
Image-wise, water is the Ebenezer Scrooge of beverages. Without considering its health benefits, many people may view water as miserly,boring, plain, unromantic, and bland.
- Dec 9, 2010 at 2:39PM
For the most part, the Cougars looked like a team playing its first varsity basketball game.
- Dec 9, 2010 at 2:39PM
EVERETT — The U.S. Navy's Dec. 9 announcement that the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Nimitz will be homeported at Naval Station Everett was met with praise from local, state and national-level elected officials.
- Dec 10, 2010 at 1:42PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for portions of Western Washington that will be in effect from Saturday afternoon through Monday afternoon.
- Dec 10, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Dec 13, 2010 at 3:12PM
The Washington State Department of Transportation has announced a scheduled closure of both the northbound and southbound lanes of SR 529 over Ebey Slough.
- Dec 13, 2010 at 6:12AM
With many Snohomish County roads closed to flooding, morning commuters are urged to take precautions when traveling to work.
- Dec 21, 2010 at 9:13AM
The first astrobiology course for high school students in Washington state started this year at Lakewood High School, and on Dec. 7, those students got to meet with experts in the field at the University of Washington.
- Dec 30, 2010 at 1:41PM
Cougars coach Tom O’Hara can rest a little easier after his team’s performance at the Gus Compton Invitational at Mount Baker High School. Coming off a 56-18 loss to Cedarcrest Dec. 16, the Cougars regrouped to finish 10th out of 19 teams — most from higher classifications. “I’m happy because across the board, in both boys and girls, we won more matches than we lost,” said O’Hara.
- Dec 30, 2010 at 3:37PM
Due to stagnant weather conditions and elevated air pollution levels, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 1 burn ban for Snohomish County until further notice. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issues temporary bans on indoor and outdoor burning when the weather trends toward stagnant conditions, such as air inversions, which trap fine particle pollution emitted from chimneys, cars, trucks and other activities.
- Jan 10, 2011 at 1:45PM
The Washington Stealth could have checked off just about every goal they set for the 2010 season in winning the National Lacrosse League title. “It’s always great to soak up the fruits of your hard work and it was a tremendous experience to win last year,” said Washington Stealth coach Chris Hall, who shared the Les Barley Award for coach of the year in 2010.
- Jan 11, 2011 at 12:41PM
MARYSVILLE — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory warning of possible snow and a light chance of freezing rain on Tuesday evening.
- Jan 11, 2011 at 2:38PM
A forensic odontologist helped investigators identify a body that was washed ashore in Greenbank Dec. 14 as 47-year-old Edwin “Randy” Brown of Arlington, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office. Brown was last seen on the night of Oct. 9 at a camping site near the Stillaguamish River in Arlington. His friends reported his disappearance to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
- Jan 12, 2011 at 4:57AM
The Lakewood School District will be opening two hours late on Wednesday, Jan. 12.
- Jan 12, 2011 at 8:00AM updated at 11:18AM
Gov. Christine Gregoire, again citing the state’s fiscal crisis, targeted employee pension and health care costs for major spending cuts as she outlined for legislators Tuesday in her State of the State address the difficult budget they must balance during the legislative session this year.
- Jan 14, 2011 at 10:00AM updated Jan 15, 2011 at 5:17AM
Gov. Chris Gregoire’s Executive Policy Adviser Teresa Bernsten told the House Transportation Committee Thursday that the governor’s ferry system reorganization plan is patterned after successful ferry system operations in other parts of the U.S. and Canada.
- Jan 18, 2011 at 8:49AM
The organization I work for serves people with developmental conditions like autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and so on. We aspire to “serve” people rather than to “help” or to “fix” them.
- Jan 19, 2011 at 5:00AM updated at 8:58AM
A man was struck and killed on southbound Interstate 5 near the 88th Street overpass in Marysville on Jan. 18.
- Jan 19, 2011 at 8:00AM updated at 2:52PM
ARLINGTON — Jesse Taylor still considers himself an Arlington cowboy through and through, but in his quest to become a country musician the 23-year-old has made a name and a new home for himself in a place that’s about as far removed from the rainy
- Jan 19, 2011 at 11:11AM
Knowing that his Cougars were shorthanded, coach Matt Hart decided to create disarray on the defense end. “Our game plan going in was to press and create havoc,” Hart said. True to their coach’s strategy, the Cougars’ manic pace threw off the rhythm of Coupeville, unfortunately it threw off their own as well in a 54-35 Cascade Conference loss Jan. 14.
- Jan 20, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Jan 21, 2011 at 9:06AM
MARYSVILLE — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office has released information about the man who was struck and killed on southbound Interstate 5 near the 88th Street overpass in Marysville on Jan. 18. Joshua J. Irwin, a 27-year-old Arlington resident, died of multiple visceral lacerations and bony fractures from blunt impacts to the head, truck and extremities, according to the Medical Examiner's Office, which deemed the death an accident.
- Jan 22, 2011 at 7:00PM updated Jan 23, 2011 at 6:33AM
Marysville Fire District crews were dispatched shortly after 2 p.m., Jan. 22, to reports that a plane had crashed and was upside down in Lake Goodwin.
- Jan 24, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Jan 26, 2011 at 11:33AM
LAKE GOODWIN — A float plane crash on Jan. 22 has left a 6-year-old boy dead. First-grader Jacob Jeter of Anacortes was a passenger in the plane piloted by his 55-year-old father, which flipped upside down as it landed in Lake Goodwin. While Jeter's father was able to escape, Jeter himself remained trapped under the water for an estimated 40 minutes before a diver from the Snohomish County Technical Water Rescue Team pulled him from the wreckage. Jeter was rushed to the Colby Campus of the Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, where he passed away at approximately 7:15 p.m. on Jan. 22. According to Kristen Thorstenson, public information officer for the Marysville Fire Department, the father did not require medical transport.
- Jan 27, 2011 at 10:23AM
The Tulalip Tribes have spent more than $300,000 a year on smoking cessation programs for Tribal members and the surrounding community, and a recent grant from the Tribes will give kids throughout the county a firsthand look at the damage done by smoking and other unhealthy lifestyle choices.
- Feb 2, 2011 at 8:24AM
After more than a decade of paying its dues, a rock band made up of Marysville natives is finally getting its shot at the big time.
- Feb 2, 2011 at 10:06AM
Several days ago, financial guru Jim Cramer’s Web site, The Street, listed its pick of the best and worst states for small business. Surprisingly, the New York-based Web site listed Washington the fifth best in the nation for small business.