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Registration deadlines approaching for Aug. 6 primary

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 5:13PM

Washington state officials wish to remind citizens that this year's primary election will end on Aug. 6, and if you haven't registered to vote in it, you need to act soon.

Naval Station Everett changes command

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 4:28PM

EVERETT — U.S. Navy Capt. James Duke Jr. relieved Capt. Michael Coury as commanding officer of Naval Station Everett in a change of command ceremony attended by military personnel, federal civilian employees and distinguished guests at the naval base on Tuesday, July 2.

Pearson announces funding for Prairie Creek improvements

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 6:39PM

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Legislature approved a new two-year capital budget on Saturday, June 29, which included funding to make significant drainage improvements for Prairie Creek in Arlington. State Sen. Kirk Pearson worked to secure $750,000 aimed at reducing flooding in that area, which has had major impacts on local businesses and the Centennial Trail.

Lakewood students visit Rep. Larsen in Washington, D.C.

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 6:57PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington state’s 2nd Congressional District, was able to catch up with family while meeting the children of his constituents on Thursday, June 27.

Marysville man arrested in connection with Lake Stevens shooting

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 7:17PM

EVERETT — Representatives for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, July 1, to address the recent arrest of a suspect in the June 1 drive-by shooting of a Seattle teenager in Lake Stevens.

Child drowns in Stillaguamish River

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 7:03PM

ARLINGTON — SNOPAC received a 911 call of a missing child in the river on Sunday, June 30, at 3:54 p.m. The child had been missing for five minutes when the emergency call was made.

Council selects Trenary as next Sheriff

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 7:22PM

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.

Scrub-A-Mutt seeks vendors

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 5:27PM

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.

Road noise can make new cars sound old | OPINION

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 9:49AM

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.

WEA humming same song under new leadership | JERRY CORNFIELD

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 10:15AM

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.

County Council candidate forum set for July 31

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 7:25PM

MARYSVILLE — Leifer Manor in Marysville will host the July 31 Snohomish County Council Candidate Forum sponsored by the Angel of the Winds Casino.

Stilly Senior Center collecting for Aug. 17 garage sale

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 7:34PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center is collecting items now for a large fundraising garage sale on Aug. 17.

Toys for Tots seeks warehouse

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 7:27PM

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.

Our state’s three budgets | GUEST OPINION

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 12:22PM

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.

‘Hero 2 Hired’ visits Arlington Fly-In

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 12:55PM

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.

USNS Montford Point arrives in Everett

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 6:02PM

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.

Teachers' 'typical work day' coming under scrutiny | Jerry Cornfield

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 9:04AM

Those wondering what public school teachers do all day are going to get an answer.

Ballots, local voters’ pamphlets mailed for Aug. 6 Primary

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 8:44AM

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.

Arlington, Marysville commemorate 'National Night Out Against Crime' Aug. 6

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 3:27AM

The evening of Tuesday, Aug. 6, will see the annual "National Night Out Against Crime" return to the Arlington, Marysville and Tulalip communities.

Former MPD officer heads to arbitration over firing

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 3:20PM

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.

What to read next? Fiction or non-fiction? | OPINION

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 9:46AM

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.

Silvana Fair returns to Viking Hall July 27

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 9:48AM

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.

Local candidates vie for County Council District 1

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 3:07PM

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.

Mike Hope weighing whether to run again | JERRY CORNFIELD

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 8:08AM

Mike Hope may be running out of time to serve in the Legislature.

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