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Snohomish Health District offers back-to-school vaccinations

  • Aug 27, 2012 at 10:39PM

Vaccination remains the most effective strategy for keeping communities healthy and free of communicable diseases. The back-to-school season is a great time for families — parents, kids and other relatives — to see their health care providers for vaccinations. All vaccines required to enroll in school are available to children at no cost.

USS Nimitz returns from RIMPAC, CQ underway

  • Aug 27, 2012 at 10:41PM

EVERETT — The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) returned to its homeport of Everett on Monday, Aug. 20, following a 70-day underway period in support of Rim of the Pacific 2012 and multiple carrier qualification exercises.

Learning about emissions | GUEST OPINION

  • Aug 29, 2012 at 9:47AM

It seems unfathomable that there was a time when commercial composting did not exist. The end of the road for grass clippings and vegetable trimmings was once invariably a landfill. There, valuable organic materials were wasted in an airless tomb to remain unchanged for years while generating methane — one of the most potent greenhouse gases.

Politics, naughty and nice | OPINION

  • Aug 29, 2012 at 9:49AM

My wife is collecting political flyers leading up to the general election. About the time their authors run out of money or half-truths to throw at each other we’ll see if we can fit the whole lot into our blue Waste Management recycling bin.

Lakewood Cougars return to the gridiron

  • Aug 29, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 1:52PM

Training is underway for the Lakewood High School football team, which returned to the field Aug. 15 to prepare for the upcoming season.

Health District warns against West Nile virus

  • Aug 29, 2012 at 10:19AM

West Nile virus has not yet shown up in Snohomish County this year, according to the Snohomish Health District, but it was found recently in mosquito samples in Yakima and Franklin counties, and has caused 14 deaths and more than 1,100 illnesses reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention elsewhere in the nation this summer.

Southbound I-5 at SR 531 blocked by rolled-over semi

  • Aug 30, 2012 at 2:23PM

ARLINGTON — A rolled-over semi-truck has been blocking the right lane of southbound Interstate 5 at State Route 531 near Arlington since 12:52 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30.

Airlift requested for two-car crash at Highway 9, Crown Ridge Blvd.

  • Aug 30, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:59PM

ARLINGTON — As of approximately 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, city of Arlington emergency personnel had responded to a head-on two-car crash on Highway 9 near the Crown Ridge Boulevard intersection.

Arlington man killed, four from Marysville hospitalized after head-on car crash

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

ARLINGTON — An Arlington man lost his life in the head-on collision between two cars on Highway 9 just north of Crown Ridge Boulevard at 3:09 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30.

'Run From the Law 5K' invites cops, runners from Arlington, Marysville

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 8:00PM updated Sep 5, 2012 at 3:07PM

TULALIP — The debut "Run From the Law 5K" on Sunday, Sept. 16, aims to recruit both cops and runners of all ages to help raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Safety tips for Snohomish County boaters over Labor Day weekend

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 11:47PM

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and Snohomish County Safe Kids, reminds boaters to play it safe on the water over the Labor Day weekend.

Local family receives support after house fire

  • Sep 2, 2012 at 2:35AM

ARLINGTON — With Reille Jones starting her freshman year at Lakewood High School, and her big brother Jerrod starting his freshman year at Eastern Washington University, both this September, the house fire that gutted their family's home on Saturday, Aug. 25, couldn't have come at a worse time.

The Right Perspective | GUEST OPINION

  • Sep 5, 2012 at 9:40AM

Another football season is upon us already, and with it the latest story of a heroic figure who depends on a severely challenged person for inspiration and grounding. Did you see the recent profile of Bill O’Brien who is the new head football coach at Penn State, a program disgraced by scandal and decimated by NCAA sanctions?

Back To School | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Sep 5, 2012 at 9:41AM

Workshops offer Snohomish County nonprofits tips on new revenues

  • Sep 10, 2012 at 3:58PM

EVERETT — Housing Hope, with assistance from Snohomish County, will continue its "social enterprise" workshops this fall, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Arlington Parks & Rec presents Kindermusik

  • Sep 13, 2012 at 4:54PM

ARLINGTON — "Kindermusik with Miss Shelley" is starting classes on Monday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. in Hadley Hall at the Boys & Girls Club of Arlington.

United Way names Spirit Award winners for Snohomish County

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 1:32PM

TULALIP — The United Way of Snohomish County’s annual Spirit Awards breakfast at the Tulalip Resort on Thursday, Sept. 6, showcased individuals and organizations who were judged to have improved the lives of others, and the quality of life of the community, through their service.

SR 9/531 travel lanes shift Sept. 16-22

  • Sep 15, 2012 at 4:25PM

ARLINGTON — The Washington State Department of Transportation has determined that the traffic signal and some of the driving lanes at the intersection of state routes 9 and 531 will need to be shifted during the week of Sept. 16-22 to make room for roundabout construction.

Durable lane-striping coming to I-5 through Marysville

  • Sep 15, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Sep 18, 2012 at 1:50PM

MARYSVILLE — Crews are gearing up for a lane-striping makeover on seven miles of Interstate 5 through Marysville.

Cascade Skagit Health Alliance to host free community health fair

  • Sep 18, 2012 at 6:41PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Cascade Skagit Health Alliance is hosting a free community health fair for area residents on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Tenth Street School and the rumor mill | OPINION

  • Sep 19, 2012 at 9:31AM

Seattle’s KIRO reported that Marysville’s Tenth Street Middle School “Goes all iPad.” Like most absolute statements, going ALL iPad may have stretched reality a bit. And in stretching reality, KIRO delivered new grist for the community’s rumor mill.

Going pink to raise breast cancer awareness | IN OUR VIEW

  • Sep 19, 2012 at 9:32AM

Five years ago, my cousin Sylvia, whom I’m very close to, was diagnosed with Stage 3A breast cancer. In her case, the cancer spread to auxiliary lymph nodes which resulted in a double radical mastectomy. Today, through aggressive treatment and superior support and care, Sylvia is cancer free and has joined the ranks of the proud and grateful survivors of this insidious disease.

Stilly Senior Center has health, wellness in mind

  • Sep 22, 2012 at 1:00PM

The Stillaguamish Valley Senior Center is offering a number of classes helping seniors of all ages maintain their health, as well as hosting an upcoming third annual Health and Social Services Fair focused on preventative measures.

Stillaguamish Senior Center hosts Health Fair Sept. 26

  • Sep 21, 2012 at 4:53PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center's third annual Health and Social Services Fair promises to feature Dick Foley, of the musical group "The Brothers Four," as well as a host of informational seminars, exercise demonstrations, flu shots and more than 40 vendor booths from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Sept. 30 is deadline to nominate 'Real Heroes' for Red Cross awards

  • Sep 24, 2012 at 9:15PM

The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking nominations for its annual "Real Heroes" awards.

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