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- posted Jul 2, 2013 at 7:22 PM
EVERETT — The Snohomish County Council announced on Monday, July 1, that they have appointed Ty Trenary as the next Sheriff. The unanimous 5-0 vote places Trenary in the Sheriff's Office top position, vacated by John Lovick when he resigned June 3 to accept the position of County Executive.
- posted Jul 3, 2013 at 9:45 AM
- posted Jul 8, 2013 at 5:27 PM
MARYSVILLE — Scrub-A-Mutt is holding its sixth annual fundraising dog wash on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The dog wash will be at Strawberry Fields Park, located at 6100 152nd St. NE, next to the Marysville Off Leash Dog Park.
- posted Jul 10, 2013 at 9:49 AM
People are voicing displeasure that shiny new cars leave them less than perfectly happy. They don’t handle as well as they should, they ride rough and they’re noisy. One should expect more after shelling out big bucks.
- posted Jul 12, 2013 at 10:15 AM
Those quietly hoping a new lead singer would change the sound of the state's largest union of public school teachers are in for a disappointment.
- posted Jul 16, 2013 at 7:34 PM
SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center is collecting items now for a large fundraising garage sale on Aug. 17.
- posted Jul 16, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Each year, the mission of the South Snohomish County Division of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program is to deliver symbols of hope to the children and teens of working class, underserved and military families, from Smokey Point south to the King County line. In order to accomplish this, though, Toys for Tots must first secure a warehouse that will allow its members to collect, sort, count and distribute the thousands of donations they receive from a community whose generosity they’ve lauded.
- posted Jul 16, 2013 at 7:25 PM
MARYSVILLE — Leifer Manor in Marysville will host the July 31 Snohomish County Council Candidate Forum sponsored by the Angel of the Winds Casino.
- posted Jul 17, 2013 at 12:22 PM
We’re done! The second special session of your citizen Legislature ended on June 29. All totaled, it took state lawmakers 153 days to complete their work. While no one is proud of the extra time it took to pass the operating and capital budgets, and some meaningful reforms, we can say it resulted in thoughtful, bipartisan public policy that is good for our state.
- posted Jul 17, 2013 at 12:55 PM
The Arlington Fly-In hosted the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs’ “Hero 2 Hired” program for the first time this year, as the H2H Mobile Job Store welcomed military members and their families from throughout the area to address their employment questions and concerns to H2H advisors on July 12-13.
- posted Jul 18, 2013 at 6:02 PM
EVERETT — The USNS Montford Point (MLP 1) arrives at Naval Station Everett on the morning of Friday, July 19. The new ship, which departed from San Diego on July 12, is the Navy's first Mobile Landing Platform, and is owned by Military Sealift Command.
- posted Jul 19, 2013 at 9:04 AM
Those wondering what public school teachers do all day are going to get an answer.
- posted Jul 19, 2013 at 8:44 AM
Snohomish County Elections mailed ballots July 18 to more than 332,000 voters for the Aug. 6 Primary. The Aug. 6 Primary is not countywide. Voters in Edmonds, Everett and Tulalip as well as some of the surrounding areas have no races to vote on in the Primary and will not receive a ballot. The local voters' pamphlets were mailed July 18, one per household to areas featuring a Primary race or issue.
- posted Jul 23, 2013 at 3:27 AM
The evening of Tuesday, Aug. 6, will see the annual "National Night Out Against Crime" return to the Arlington, Marysville and Tulalip communities.
- posted Jul 23, 2013 at 5:03 PM— updated Jul 30, 2013 at 3:20 PM
MARYSVILLE — Former Marysville Police Officer Derek Carlile was fired by the city of Marysville in May of this year, after his daughter died in March of last year from being shot by a handgun that he’d left unattended, but the Marysville Police Officers Association has filed a grievance on Carlile’s behalf and an arbitration hearing is tentatively set for this fall.
- posted Jul 24, 2013 at 9:46 AM
A year ago, the movie, Hunger Games, pulled in $155 million in its first weekend, making it one of the top earners of the decade. Suzanne Collins, author of Hunger Games, pitted simple folk against an elitist and oppressive government, striking a nerve in people who wonder what the heck the world’s power brokers are up to.
- posted Jul 24, 2013 at 9:48 AM
The Silvana Fair marks its return on July 27 to the tiny town between Stanwood and Arlington, whose Viking Hall and surrounding fairground fields come alive with the sounds of family farming fun on the last Saturday of every July, marking the start of fair season in the Pacific Northwest.
- posted Jul 24, 2013 at 10:03 AM— updated Jul 24, 2013 at 3:07 PM
Ballots are already arriving in Arlington and Marysville mailboxes for the Aug. 6 primary election, and five local men are running for the same seat — Snohomish County Council District 1. Gary Wright, Bill Blake, Carsten Mullin, Ken Klein and Sean Olson talked about what each of them hopes to work on if elected and what sets him apart from the others.
- posted Jul 25, 2013 at 8:08 AM
Mike Hope may be running out of time to serve in the Legislature.
- posted Jul 25, 2013 at 8:57 AM
Snohomish County has released its weekly Road Construction Update which includes several local roads.
- posted Jul 25, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Ballots for the Aug. 6 primary election were mailed July 18 and voters have started to return their completed ballots.
- posted Jul 26, 2013 at 1:18 PM
Registered voters in the Lakewood area are receiving ballots this week and three local men are running for the Lakewood School District 1 Director position. Oscar Escalante, Pete Espinoza and Michael Blank are hoping to make positive changes to Lakewood schools and spoke about the issues facing the district and what sets them apart.
- posted Jul 27, 2013 at 4:59 AM— updated Jul 27, 2013 at 5:27 AM
TULALIP — "Jobs, jobs, jobs" was how John Lovick described his focus to the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce on Friday, July 26, but during the Chamber's Business Before Hours meeting that morning, the recently appointed Snohomish County Executive also recalled examples of leadership from his own life, as he told the Chamber members that they were the leaders of their community.
- posted Jul 30, 2013 at 1:50 PM
EVERETT — Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is seeking new or very gently used twin blankets and towels for victims of domestic abuse and their children.
- posted Jul 31, 2013 at 8:29 AM— updated Jul 31, 2013 at 10:22 AM
Ballots for the Aug. 6 primary election were mailed July 18 and voters have started to return their completed ballots with Snohomish County Elections reporting that of the 333,994 ballots mailed out countywide, approximately 9.5 percent had been returned as of July 30 at 8:53 a.m.