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Old Dog Haven receives $11,000 from Petco

  • Nov 7, 2012 at 12:51PM

In honor of surpassing $100 million in funds raised to help animals, the Petco Foundation awarded Old Dog Haven $11,000 to help pets in the local community.

AHS, Silicon Energy turn Larson stadium 'green'

  • Nov 9, 2012 at 2:41AM

ARLINGTON — As part of the Snohomish County PUD's voluntary "Planet Power" green energy program, AHS has installed solar panels purchased from Silicon Energy on the John C. Larson stadium.

United Way announces three-year grant opportunity

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 4:46PM

United Way plans to invest in programs that support the optimal development of children and youth, improve access to basic needs, and ensure that residents in Snohomish County are connected and engaged with their community.

Lakewood schools' second annual 'Stuff the Bus' food drive at Arlington Walmart Nov. 17

  • Nov 16, 2012 at 8:30PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington Walmart will serve as the site for the Lakewood School District Transportation Department's second annual "Stuff the Bus" food drive on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Olympic Ballet Theatre's 'Nutcracker' comes to Byrnes Performing Arts Center Dec. 7-8

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 2:39PM

ARLINGTON — The Linda M. Byrnes Performing Arts Center in Arlington will host the Olympic Ballet Theatre's presentation of the traditional holiday favorite, "The Nutcracker," in abridged form on Friday, Dec. 7, at 10:30 a.m., and in full on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.

No Community Transit service on Thanksgiving

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 2:51PM

Community Transit service will not operate on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22. The RideStore at the Lynnwood Transit Center and customer service phone lines also will be closed on Thanksgiving.

'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Nov. 21 through the New Year

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 2:59PM

As the Washington Traffic Safety Commission announces the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" holiday campaign, Washington Traffic Safety Commission Director Darrin Grondel urges drivers to plan ahead.

WSDOT urges travelers to check online before Thanksgiving trips

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 3:15PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation encourages holiday travelers to plug in their electronic devices to keep up to date on the latest on travel and traffic.

Never underestimate the power of Islam | OPINION

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 9:15AM

Things are getting uglier in the Mideast. We strain western-trained brains to understand why as confusion and frustration build. After all, we’re the good guys. We dig wells, ship in foodstuffs, correct cleft palates. Why don’t they love us? Could it have something to do with the 11,874 civilian Afghan civilian casualties since 2007? Though many of those fell to the Taliban, Afghans prefer to hold foreigners responsible.

PUD website offers more tools to customers

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:01AM

PUD customers will find many valuable tools, resources and customer-friendly features at the PUD's website at, where you can pay your bill online, sign up for e-newsletters and use the PUD "EnergyAdvisor" calculator to learn how you can save money on electric bills.

Village Community Services asks for community contributions to 'wish list'

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:04AM

SMOKEY POINT — Village Community Services is looking for donations of a number of items identified as needs by its direct service staff.

Navy Band Northwest offers free holiday concert in Everett

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:07AM

EVERETT — The Navy Band Northwest will present their free holiday concert, "Home for the Holidays," on Sunday, Dec. 9. The performance starts at 3 p.m. at the Everett Performing Arts Center, and is open to the public.

United Way, Goodwill recruiting volunteers for free tax preparation services

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:09AM

MARYSVILLE — The United Way of Snohomish County will provide free tax preparation services in Snohomish County, and is looking for volunteers to offer those services at the Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Center from Jan. 22 to April 15, 2013.

Safe Kids Snohomish County reminds families to shop safe for kids' toys

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:16AM

The holiday season is here and for many kids that means one thing — toys. Approximately 50 percent of all toy purchases in the United States occur between the Friday after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Bourne Orthodontics' ninth annual Halloween candy buy-back donates $2,600 to area youth programs

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:20AM

MARYSVILLE — In its ninth year, the Bourne Orthodontics Halloween candy buy-back program yielded more than 1,300 pounds of trick-or-treating goodies from area families looking to save their kids from cavities and damage to their orthodontic devices.

Helping Hands holiday bazaar benefits low-income seniors

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 5:18PM

EVERETT — Those who are stumped about what to get those hard-to-please someones on their gift lists this holiday season, or who are just looking for some memorable stocking stuffers, can shop for a good cause by stopping by the Helping Hands holiday bazaar from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at the Snohomish County PUD Headquarters in Everett.

That Time Of Year, Again | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 9:00AM updated Dec 5, 2012 at 12:07PM

Clydesdales visit Smokey Point as part of ‘Military Tour’

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 9:42AM

The Arlington Walmart played host to some unique four-legged guests during this year’s Thanksgiving weekend.

O’Brien to build new Honda dealership in Marysville

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 9:59AM

Although the O’Brien Auto Group doesn’t expect to open the doors on its new Honda dealership in Marysville until about this time next year, owner Michael O’Brien was so honored to be awarded the new dealership that he had to inform the community as soon as he heard.

'Powerful Tools for Caregivers' returns to Stilly Senior Center

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 10:51AM

SMOKEY POINT — A free six-week educational series on "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" will run from Jan. 16 through Feb. 20, 2013, from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, located at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington.

Disposition of existing marijuana cases uncertain in Snohomish County in wake of I-502's passage | UPDATED

  • Nov 30, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 5, 2012 at 12:40PM

As of Dec. 6, the possession and use of one ounce or less of marijuana becomes legal in the state of Washington, but how this will be enforced and prosecuted depends upon whom you ask, and in what part of the state.

Northbound State Route 529 bridge between Everett and Marysville remains closed until mid-day Tuesday

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 7:29AM

Difficult repairs and wet, cold and windy weather has pushed back the scheduled reopening of the northbound State Route 529 bridge over the Snohomish River. Crews will not be able to reopen the popular route between Everett and Marysville until mid-morning on Tuesday, a day later than previously planned.

Northbound SR 529 bridge between Everett and Marysville expected to reopen Tuesday by noon | UPDATE

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 4:21PM

As expected, the evening commute between Everett and Marysville was much heavier than usual. By 3 p.m., backups stretched from US 2 into Everett, an estimated six miles.

Santa photos, pancake breakfast at Stilly Senior Center Dec. 8

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 3:28AM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center's monthly pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 8, will include a guest appearance by Santa Claus from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

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