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No Community Transit service on Thanksgiving

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 2:51PM

Community Transit service will not operate on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22. The RideStore at the Lynnwood Transit Center and customer service phone lines also will be closed on Thanksgiving.

'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Nov. 21 through the New Year

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 2:59PM

As the Washington Traffic Safety Commission announces the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" holiday campaign, Washington Traffic Safety Commission Director Darrin Grondel urges drivers to plan ahead.

WSDOT urges travelers to check online before Thanksgiving trips

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 3:15PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation encourages holiday travelers to plug in their electronic devices to keep up to date on the latest on travel and traffic.

Never underestimate the power of Islam | OPINION

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 9:15AM

Things are getting uglier in the Mideast. We strain western-trained brains to understand why as confusion and frustration build. After all, we’re the good guys. We dig wells, ship in foodstuffs, correct cleft palates. Why don’t they love us? Could it have something to do with the 11,874 civilian Afghan civilian casualties since 2007? Though many of those fell to the Taliban, Afghans prefer to hold foreigners responsible.

PUD website offers more tools to customers

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:01AM

PUD customers will find many valuable tools, resources and customer-friendly features at the PUD's website at, where you can pay your bill online, sign up for e-newsletters and use the PUD "EnergyAdvisor" calculator to learn how you can save money on electric bills.

Village Community Services asks for community contributions to 'wish list'

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:04AM

SMOKEY POINT — Village Community Services is looking for donations of a number of items identified as needs by its direct service staff.

Navy Band Northwest offers free holiday concert in Everett

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:07AM

EVERETT — The Navy Band Northwest will present their free holiday concert, "Home for the Holidays," on Sunday, Dec. 9. The performance starts at 3 p.m. at the Everett Performing Arts Center, and is open to the public.

United Way, Goodwill recruiting volunteers for free tax preparation services

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:09AM

MARYSVILLE — The United Way of Snohomish County will provide free tax preparation services in Snohomish County, and is looking for volunteers to offer those services at the Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Center from Jan. 22 to April 15, 2013.

Safe Kids Snohomish County reminds families to shop safe for kids' toys

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:16AM

The holiday season is here and for many kids that means one thing — toys. Approximately 50 percent of all toy purchases in the United States occur between the Friday after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Bourne Orthodontics' ninth annual Halloween candy buy-back donates $2,600 to area youth programs

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 1:20AM

MARYSVILLE — In its ninth year, the Bourne Orthodontics Halloween candy buy-back program yielded more than 1,300 pounds of trick-or-treating goodies from area families looking to save their kids from cavities and damage to their orthodontic devices.

Helping Hands holiday bazaar benefits low-income seniors

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 5:18PM

EVERETT — Those who are stumped about what to get those hard-to-please someones on their gift lists this holiday season, or who are just looking for some memorable stocking stuffers, can shop for a good cause by stopping by the Helping Hands holiday bazaar from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at the Snohomish County PUD Headquarters in Everett.

That Time Of Year, Again | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 9:00AM updated Dec 5, 2012 at 12:07PM

Clydesdales visit Smokey Point as part of ‘Military Tour’

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 9:42AM

The Arlington Walmart played host to some unique four-legged guests during this year’s Thanksgiving weekend.

O’Brien to build new Honda dealership in Marysville

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 9:59AM

Although the O’Brien Auto Group doesn’t expect to open the doors on its new Honda dealership in Marysville until about this time next year, owner Michael O’Brien was so honored to be awarded the new dealership that he had to inform the community as soon as he heard.

'Powerful Tools for Caregivers' returns to Stilly Senior Center

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 10:51AM

SMOKEY POINT — A free six-week educational series on "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" will run from Jan. 16 through Feb. 20, 2013, from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, located at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington.

Disposition of existing marijuana cases uncertain in Snohomish County in wake of I-502's passage | UPDATED

  • Nov 30, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 5, 2012 at 12:40PM

As of Dec. 6, the possession and use of one ounce or less of marijuana becomes legal in the state of Washington, but how this will be enforced and prosecuted depends upon whom you ask, and in what part of the state.

Northbound State Route 529 bridge between Everett and Marysville remains closed until mid-day Tuesday

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 7:29AM

Difficult repairs and wet, cold and windy weather has pushed back the scheduled reopening of the northbound State Route 529 bridge over the Snohomish River. Crews will not be able to reopen the popular route between Everett and Marysville until mid-morning on Tuesday, a day later than previously planned.

Northbound SR 529 bridge between Everett and Marysville expected to reopen Tuesday by noon | UPDATE

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 4:21PM

As expected, the evening commute between Everett and Marysville was much heavier than usual. By 3 p.m., backups stretched from US 2 into Everett, an estimated six miles.

Santa photos, pancake breakfast at Stilly Senior Center Dec. 8

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 3:28AM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center's monthly pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 8, will include a guest appearance by Santa Claus from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Northbound SR 529 bridge between Everett and Marysville open to traffic

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 4:47PM

EVERETT — Traffic is again moving over the northbound lanes of the State Route 529 Snohomish River bridge days after a collision caused major structural damage. Safety concerns prompted bridge inspectors from the Washington State Department of Transportation to close the span at 3 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, until repairs could be made. Crews worked around the clock through rough weather to design and fabricate replacement parts for the 85-year-old bridge.

Arlington Nativity Festival aims to provide premiere holiday experience for all faiths

  • Dec 7, 2012 at 2:31AM

ARLINGTON — In the midst of holiday seasons that are often preoccupied by scoring shopping discounts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, members of the Arlington Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints want to draw the community's focus onto celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, through an annual attraction that they enjoy sharing with visitors of all faiths.

Missing person Joanne Kay found | UPDATE

  • Dec 7, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 11, 2012 at 3:28PM

ARLINGTON — According to Shari Ireton, director of communications for the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, missing person Joanne E. Kay has been found "alive and well."

Snohomish County Sheriff, Prosecutor respond to DUI FAQs

  • Dec 7, 2012 at 4:57PM

On Monday, Dec. 10, Snohomish County Sheriff John Lovick and Prosecuting Attorney Mark Roe will join a panel discussion on the topic of "driving under the influence" on KRKO 1380 AM to educate residents about impaired driving.

Public invited to EvCC Training Center open house Feb. 4

  • Dec 10, 2012 at 5:12PM

EVERETT — Everett Community College's Corporate & Continuing Education Center will return to its newly renovated facility, located at 2333 Seaway Blvd. in Everett, in January of 2013.

Community Transit: No bus service Christmas and New Year's Day, reduced service both Eves

  • Dec 10, 2012 at 5:26PM

Community Transit buses will not operate on Christmas and New Year's Day, and customer service will also be closed both days. The agency will provide regular local bus service and reduced commuter bus service on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, with revised customer service hours on those days.

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