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County urges preparedness for emergencies

  • Dec 13, 2012 at 4:37PM

Snohomish County's Department of Emergency Management, the Everett Office of Emergency Management and the Emergency Services Coordinating Agency are joining together to encourage residents to make their households more prepared.

County seeks photos, stories of Centennial Trail

  • Dec 13, 2012 at 6:49PM

Snohomish County, which is designing an interpretive education project along the Centennial Trail, is collecting historical information on how the former rail line was used.

Going over fiscal cliff will impact education | GUEST OPINION

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 12:26PM

Very rarely do policy makers find themselves faced with an opportunity to completely avoid an unprecedented fiscal crisis. Unlike the recent recession, Congress and the Administration have everything they need to avoid sending our country over the fiscal cliff.

Marysville, Arlington schools join state, national officials in reacting to Conn. school shooting

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 4:29PM

Representatives of the Marysville and Arlington school districts have joined county, state and national officials in reacting to the shooting on the morning of Friday, Dec. 14, at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., which killed 26 people total, including 20 children.

Larsen will hold Monday telephone Town Hall to discuss the fiscal cliff with constituents

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 4:27PM

Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, will hold a telephone town hall Monday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. PST.

Snohomish County investigators on-scene for trooper-involved shooting

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 11:56AM

The Snohomish County Multi-agency Response Team (SMART) has responded to the scene at the 16300 block of SR 9 to investigate a possible trooper-involved shooting. One suspect was taken into custody and is being treated at Harborview Medical Center. No troopers or officers were injured, according to Shari L. Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 2:01PM

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which will be in effect from 10 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, until noon, Tuesday, Dec. 18, for the east Puget Sound lowlands, including Everett and vicinity.

Guru Nanak Sikh Temple conducts candlelight vigil for school shooting victims Dec. 22

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 3:02PM

MARYSVILLE — The Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Marysville is inviting the surrounding community to join them for a candlelight vigil on Saturday, Dec. 22, in memory of the victims of the school shooting in Connecticut nearly one week prior, on Dec. 14.

Driver in Dec. 16 trooper-involved shooting booked into Snohomish County Jail

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 5:32PM

The driver who was shot by a Washington State Patrol trooper on Sunday, Dec. 16, has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on Tuesday, Dec. 18, for attempting to elude and second-degree assault. The 50-year-old Federal Way man was discharged from Harborview Medical Center earlier that same day.

A Christmas Lineup | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 8:24AM

Lady Cougars fall to Wolves

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 8:36AM

The Lady Cougars basketball team may have underestimated the strength of the Coupeville Wolves on Tuesday, Dec. 12, as Lakewood suffered a 40-32 loss to the Cascade Conference 1A school.

PUD offers tips for weathering winter cold spells

  • Dec 24, 2012 at 7:00AM

Snohomish County PUD offers the following advice to save energy, stay safe and be comfortable in your home during winter storms:

WorkSource Snohomish County hosts Community Resource Fair Jan. 18

  • Dec 27, 2012 at 7:00AM

EVERETT — Unless Congress acts, the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program will expire at the end of December, effectively cutting off more than 45,000 people from unemployment benefits statewide.

Track Santa's progress on Christmas Eve.

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 2:50PM

You can keep track of Santa's progress on Christmas Eve.

Let’s stop teen drinking tragedies | GUEST OPINION

  • Dec 28, 2012 at 8:45AM

The recent deaths of three Washington teens — a 14-year-old Bellingham girl, a 17-year-old boy in Shoreline, and an 18-year-old Washington State University student — remind us just how dangerous alcohol is for minors. As parents and co-chairs of the Washington State Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking our hearts go out to the families and friends who are suffering these terrible losses.

Peace on earth, goodwill toward men | OPINION

  • Dec 28, 2012 at 8:47AM

Merry Christmas, Marysville and Arlington. Each December 25th, much of our world celebrates the long-ago birth of a child who championed a way of life that so inflamed movers and shakers that they had him killed. He had preached a kind of peace that springs from doing simple acts of kindness that have little connection with riches and power. Trouble is, aside from some odd individuals who never fit in with socioeconomic progress, it’s never seriously been tried.

Stage 1 burn ban called for Snohomish and Pierce counties

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 9:41AM

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency sussed a Stage 1 burn ban Dec. 29 for Pierce and Snohomish counties. This ban remains in effect until further notice.

EPA calls outdoor burn ban for Indian reservations in Washington

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 10:33AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has called a burn ban on all outdoor burning starting Monday Dec. 31 for several Indian reservations in Washington due to stagnant air conditions as a high pressure system settles in the region. This burn ban will be in place until further notice.

Fund education first | GUEST OPINION

  • Jan 3, 2013 at 8:09AM

When lawmakers convene Jan. 14 in Olympia for a scheduled 105-day legislative session, the eyes of the state Supreme Court will be focused on how the Legislature will respond to its mandate to fully fund a 21st-century public education system. On Jan. 5, 2012, the court ruled in McCleary v. State of Washington that lawmakers have failed to meet the state’s constitutional and paramount duty to “amply provide for the education of all Washington children as the state’s first and highest priority before any other state programs or operations.”

Smokey Point Buzz Inn celebrates move to Arlington

  • Jan 3, 2013 at 8:23AM

For years, the Buzz Inn Steakhouse was a traditional fixture of Smokey Point, just northeast of the I-5 exit, but a few months ago, the restaurant’s owners felt it was time for a change.

People Helping Horses agrees to changes made by Attorney General’s Office

  • Jan 3, 2013 at 8:32AM

The former executive director of People Helping Horses in Arlington has recently settled with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office after an investigation into the Snohomish County horse rescue’s management, and following the installation of new controls on the organization’s fundraising and financial practices, but the non-profit’s ousted leader still takes issue with the allegations levied against her.

EPA lifts burn ban for Indian reservations west of the Cascades

  • Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has lifted the burn ban on outdoor burning for Indian reservations west of the Cascade Mountains.

City to close new 156th St. I-5 overcrossing two weeks for final construction work

  • Jan 4, 2013 at 4:28AM

SMOKEY POINT — City of Marysville Public Works officials are advising motorists that the new 156th Street I-5 overcrossing will be closed for two weeks, starting on Jan. 14, to complete finishing touches on the project.

Bridge inspection to cause delays on I-5 north of Arlington Jan. 7-10

  • Jan 4, 2013 at 2:34PM

ARLINGTON — Drivers should anticipate minor daytime delays on southbound Interstate 5 at the Stillaguamish River bridge north of Arlington for four days.

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