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Stop whooping cough: Free pertussis shots for adults, Feb. 4, in Marysville and Everett

  • Jan 25, 2012 at 12:47PM

Snohomish Health District and its community partners will offer free vaccine to protect adults from pertussis, or whooping cough, at two sites from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 4:

Governor, where is the funding for U.S. 2 in your transportation proposal? | GUEST OPINION

  • Jan 26, 2012 at 8:37AM

It was Sept. 11, 2007, when Gov. Chris Gregoire came to Snohomish County to see firsthand the problems on U.S. Highway 2 that contributed to more than 45 deaths within seven years between Snohomish and Stevens Pass. That day, the governor toured the highway from Everett to Sultan. Then she declared it "a significant safety issue" that needed major improvements.

Pearson’s bill to address unregulated Pharmacy Benefit Managers receives public hearing

  • Jan 26, 2012 at 8:58AM

With the cost of health insurance increasing year after year, Rep. Kirk Pearson introduced legislation he believes will lower prescription drug costs and ensure locally-owned pharmacies can keep their doors open. House Bill 2303, which would create greater transparency for Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM), received a hearing Jan. 25 in the House Health Care and Wellness Committee.

Brown named publisher of Marysville Globe, Arlington Times

  • Jan 26, 2012 at 1:01PM

MARYSVILLE — Paul Brown began his tenure as publisher of The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times on Jan. 3, but he's no stranger to weekly newsprint publications.

Local law enforcement looking for impaired drivers on Super Bowl Sunday

  • Jan 27, 2012 at 10:36AM

The Arlington, Marysville and Tulalip Tribal police departments will be taking part in the Target Zero Team law enforcement efforts throughout Snohomish, King and Pierce counties on Super Bowl Sunday to look for impaired drivers.

Marysville Mayor Nehring re-elected to Community Transit Board

  • Jan 27, 2012 at 11:13AM

There will be a lot of familiar faces on the Community Transit Board of Directors the next two years as all eight board members eligible to remain on the board were re-elected, including Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring.

Haugen, Stevens on opposite sides of gay marriage bill

  • Jan 27, 2012 at 4:20PM

OLYMPIA — Two state Legislators representing the local area have come out on opposite sides of a proposed law that would allow same-sex marriages in Washington.

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Feb. 8 at Everett Community College

  • Jan 30, 2012 at 4:16PM

EVERETT — Community members are invited to join students, faculty and staff to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Everett Community College.

AAUW offers scholarships for 2012

  • Jan 30, 2012 at 4:26PM

LAKEWOOD — The local chapter of the American Association of University Women is offering two or three scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $2,500.

Larsen informs local farmers they're eligible for federal disaster support

  • Jan 31, 2012 at 3:31PM

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen of Arlington informed farmers in the Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, San Juan and Island counties on Monday, Jan. 30, that they're eligible to apply for federal disaster support.

Arlington Dollars For Scholars teams up with Boston's Pizza for Feb. 21 fundraiser

  • Jan 31, 2012 at 3:34PM

LAKEWOOD — The Arlington Chapter of Dollars For Scholars will stage a fundraising event at Boston's Gourmet Pizza Restaurant in Lakewood from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Arlington, Marysville businesses collecting prom dresses for girls in need

  • Jan 31, 2012 at 10:43PM

ARLINGTON — Arlington and Marysville businesses are teaming up to help young women in need dress their best for a special night. "A Beautiful Addiction" Tanning Salon in Arlington and Trusty Threads in Marysville are serving as donation drop-off locations for the Prom Dress Exchange and Fashion Show taking place on Saturday, March 3, in Arlington.

The Human Spectrum | GUEST OPINION

  • Feb 1, 2012 at 9:56AM

The strategy announced last week by The American Psychiatric Association to revise the definition of autism will effectively eliminate the autism “epidemic” simply by changing what we mean by the word autism itself. The APA’s strategy has two paradoxical outcomes. First, it neatly absolves society of the burden of supporting a significant population of people whose needs are not changed in the slightest by the clever redefinition of the label that describes them.

Public school finance: Don’t waste this crisis!| OPINION

  • Feb 1, 2012 at 9:57AM

Look at a high school text book. Everything is first-class, or was when it was new. It’s tough, colorful, heavy and made to last. If you tried lugging a trade paperback to school and back every day it would be a mess of loose pages within a week or two. Library-rated bindings last longer but even they are no match for the durability of textbooks. Of course that level of quality costs a bundle so with school budgets in crisis you can be sure that school districts are squeezing one more year from nearly used up textbooks.

Lakewood, Granite Falls face off in ‘Cat Fight’

  • Feb 1, 2012 at 10:06AM

The Lakewood Cougars and the Granite Falls Tigers faced off on the hardcourt, Jan. 28, for the annual “Cat Fight.”

Senate Passes Gay Marriage Bill; House review next

  • Feb 2, 2012 at 8:00AM

As Senate President Brad Owens announced that the same-sex marriage bill, ESSB 6239, had passed, an anxious audience of hundreds watching attentively during tense floor debate erupted with applause.

Sound Salmon Solutions planting trees in Arlington, Marysville

  • Feb 6, 2012 at 4:53PM

SMOKEY POINT — Sound Salmon Solutions needs volunteers to help them contribute to salmon recovery by planting native trees and shrubs at their restoration sites in Arlington and Marysville.

Lakewood, M-P soccer players sign letters of intent

  • Feb 8, 2012 at 10:19AM

Lakewood High School’s Miranda Head and Marysville-Pilchuck High School’s Rebecca Lentz were all smiles as they became the latest student athletes to sign their names on the dotted line on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Lakewood Cougars outrun Coupeville for a 95-36 victory

  • Feb 8, 2012 at 10:20AM

The Lakewood boys basketball team honored its seniors Jan. 31 with a near record-setting performance by handing Coupeville a 95-36 drubbing.


  • Feb 8, 2012 at 10:22AM

Marysville cheerleaders fall ill after competition in Everett

  • Feb 8, 2012 at 1:30PM

MARYSVILLE — Five Marysville-Pilchuck High School cheerleaders were among those who reportedly fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea after attending a cheerleading competition in Everett on Saturday, Feb. 4.

Marriage-equality law clears House; Governor's signature next

  • Feb 9, 2012 at 8:19AM

The final tally Wednesday of votes in the state House of Representatives on ESSB 6239 legalizing same-sex marriage in Washington state was 55 yea and 43 nay.

Snohomish Health District rules out drinking water as source of disease in illness investigation

  • Feb 10, 2012 at 3:44PM

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The Snohomish Health District is continuing its investigation of an illness that struck participants in a statewide cheerleading competition on Feb. 4 at Comcast Arena in Everett. Several Snohomish County schools participated. So far, 46 Snohomish County residents reported they were ill in connection with the event. Nearly 200 have reported illness statewide.

Norovirus identified as bug that sickened cheerleaders across county, state

  • Feb 14, 2012 at 2:06PM

OLYMPIA — Testing at the state Public Health Laboratories confirms that norovirus caused hundreds of illnesses during and after the Feb. 4 state high school cheerleading tournament in Everett. Norovirus is typically transmitted person-to-person.

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