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PUD offers tips for weathering cold spells
Jan 04 2012, 5:25 PM
SMOKEY POINT — With La Nina expected to bring colder weather to the Pacific Northwest, the Snohomish County PUD is offering the following tips to area residents to help them keep their energy consumption under control and stay warm during upcoming cold spells.
You'll use less energy and will still keep your home warm if you set your thermostat no higher than 68 degrees during the day and no lower than 55 degrees at night. Elderly customers or those with small babies may want to keep their homes warmer.
Washington’s citizens deserve better | GUEST OPINION
Jan 05 2012, 9:08 AM
When lawmakers arrived Nov. 28 at the state Capitol for a special session, many of my fellow legislators and I were hopeful we could vote within the first couple days on a solution that would close a $2 billion state operating budget gap without raising taxes — and then go home, thus saving taxpayers the expense of an extended session.
The dogs among us| OPINION
Jan 05 2012, 9:09 AM
We’ve owned dogs. The last was a Cock-a-peke-a-poo our kids selected at an animal shelter, lo, those many years ago. And as usually happens, the kids grew up and moved on while the dog stayed. The
Lakewood schools' levies moved from February to April ballots
Jan 05 2012, 4:55 PM
LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood School District's two levies that had been slated for the Feb. 14 ballot are instead expected to appear on the April 17 ballot.
State Supreme Court rules that state Legislature not adequately funding education
Jan 05 2012, 5:42 PM
OLYMPIA — The state Legislature faces a roughly $2 billion budget shortfall with its session starting on Jan. 9, but before they consider any more cuts to education, they'll need to keep in mind the Washington State Supreme Court's 7-2 decision on McCleary v. Washington, issued Jan. 5, which ruled that the Legislature has not complied with its constitutional duty to "make ample provision for the basic education of all children in Washington."
Pearson talks budget cuts, revenue, job creation
Jan 09 2012, 3:40 PM
OLYMPIA — As state Rep. Kirk Pearson heads into his sixth term, he reflected on recent changes and upcoming challenges facing both the Legislature and its constituents.
What I learned | GUEST OPINION
Jan 11 2012, 9:26 AM
As we start yet another new year filled with possibility and challenge, I find myself reflecting on the many lessons learned this past year from stories of diversity and inclusion.
Jan. 16 is deadline to register online, via mail for Feb. 14 election
Jan 12 2012, 5:12 PM
Monday, Jan. 16, is the deadline for Washington state residents to register online or via mail in time to vote in the Feb. 14 special election, if they haven't registered or updated their addresses already.
Jan. 16 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, meaning there won't be any mail service on that holiday, so people need to remember to get their mail-in registration postmarked before then.
Check for possible school closures, 'snow days' online
Jan 13 2012, 4:18 PM
With inclement weather approaching, be sure to check the websites for The Arlington Times and The Marysville Globe for the latest updates on possible school closures and "snow days," including on Tuesday, Jan. 17, the first day of school after Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Share your snow photos
Jan 17 2012, 12:33 PM
With the full force of winter bearing down on the local area, Arlington and Marysville residents could wake up to find several inches of snow piled up on their roads and backyards by the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 18.