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Giving lift to the Pacific Northwest aviation industry | GUEST OPINION

  • Feb 20, 2013 at 9:31AM

When a CEO boards a Korean Air flight from Seattle to Incheon, there is a good chance she will be sitting in a cabin outfitted by workers at a Bellingham company called Heath Tecna. When a pilot in Africa flies too close to another plane, he hears a warning alert thanks to a safety system developed by aerospace engineers in Everett and tested in the skies above us. And when President Obama travels the world carrying American ideals and securing our interests, he does it in a plane built right here by the women and men at Boeing.

Reardon steps down as County Executive effective May 31

  • Feb 21, 2013 at 9:39AM

Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon has announced that he will be resigning effective May 31.

SR 529 Snohomish River Bridge closing four nights next week for inspections

  • Feb 21, 2013 at 9:42AM

Drivers should be prepared to use another route next week while the drawspan of the southbound State Route 529 Snohomish River Bridge undergoes nightly inspection work.

Women's HIV Awareness Day free testing March 12

  • Feb 26, 2013 at 3:29AM

EVERETT — In honor of National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day, all women ages 14 years and older who have had any risk for HIV transmission qualify for free, rapid HIV testing on March 12. The test involves a simple pinprick to the finger, resulting in a tiny drop of blood, and only takes 30 minutes, including results.

Several lanes of I-5 to close in Everett for sign bridge work

  • Feb 26, 2013 at 4:49PM

Late-night drivers may experience some delays while traveling southbound on Interstate 5 through Everett on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Pain at the pump | OPINION

  • Feb 27, 2013 at 10:02AM

Have you noticed what’s happening to gas prices? Even with discounts at Costco, Safeway or Freddy’s it’s scary. On Feb. 21 the Fourth Street Shell and Standard posted $3.79 for regular, the same as the Grove Street Union 76. Tulalip’s Chevron megastation was low at $3.66 per gallon.

SR 529 scheduled closure for March 1-4 postponed | UPDATE

  • Feb 27, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Feb 28, 2013 at 3:17PM

State Route 529 had been scheduled to be closed in both directions, from First Avenue to Milepost 6, from 8 p.m. on Friday, March 1, until 5 a.m. on Monday, March 4. However, Washington State Department of Transportation Chief Inspector Joe Rooney confirmed on Feb. 28 that this scheduled closure has been postponed, and tentatively rescheduled for the following weekend instead, due to continued inclement weather.

VFW Post 2100 invites veterans and families to St. Patrick's Day Open House

  • Mar 4, 2013 at 11:36PM

EVERETT — Veterans of Foreign Wars Old Guard Post 2100 is inviting veterans and their families to see what the VFW is all about during its St. Patrick's Day Open House on March 17 from 1-6 p.m. at 2711 Oaks Ave. in Everett.

Wayne Brady looks forward to bringing improv to Tulalip

  • Mar 6, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 2:39PM

The closest Wayne Brady has been to the Tulalip Resort Hotel and Casino is Seattle, but he told The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times that he’s eager to try out a new venue.

Apply by April 1 for degree programs at University Center in Everett

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 11:54PM

EVERETT — Apply by April 1 to earn your bachelor's or master's degree close to home through the University Center of North Puget Sound, located on Everett Community College's Everett campus.

Lakewood School District open house March 19

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 1:25PM

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood School District's open house and technology expo will run from 6-7:30 p.m. on March 19 at Lakewood High School.

Easter Egg Hunts set for March 30

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Mar 29, 2013 at 2:30PM

SMOKEY POINT — Saturday, March 30, will be a busy day for families who want to attend both Marysville and Arlington’s Easter Egg Hunts, since they’re scheduled within an hour of each other that same morning.

Police partner with public to ID suspects online

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 4:23PM

In a modern spin on the “wanted” posters of the Old West, local police departments are using a new website — — to help identify unnamed suspects.

McCoy, Sells, Harper conduct 38th District telephone town hall March 14

  • Mar 13, 2013 at 5:06PM

OLYMPIA — State representatives John McCoy and Mike Sells will join state Sen. Nick Harper for a 38th Legislative District telephone town hall from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14. McCoy, Sells and Harper's constituents in the 38th District will be able to talk live to the delegation about the 2013 legislative session.

Bad air days affect all of us | OPINION

  • Mar 20, 2013 at 10:02AM

Clinics are busy treating flu and the common cold these days — 21 days with treatment, three weeks without. Or longer. Puget Sound’s prolonged temperature inversions trap pollution that makes eyes water, noses stuffy and throats raw. It’s an especially bad season for sinuses.

Local Easter Egg Hunts | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Mar 20, 2013 at 10:01AM

Full closure of southbound SR 529 Snohomish River Bridge Thursday

  • Mar 20, 2013 at 12:08PM

Drivers headed to Everett on southbound State Route 529 will need to use an alternate route on Thursday, March 21.

Clean Air Agency updates public on odor monitoring project March 26

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 1:48PM

EVERETT — The public is invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, March 26, which will provide an update on the ongoing area odor-monitoring project by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

Third annual 'Compost Days' runs through April 15 in Arlington, Marysville

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 12:23AM

Cedar Grove Composting's third annual "Compost Days" are running now through April 15 in Marysville and Arlington, as well as the rest of Snohomish and King counties, to reward the region's residents for diverting 350,000 tons of food and yard waste from landfills in 2012.

New public radio station seeks community input

  • Mar 25, 2013 at 11:15PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Library will serve as the site for the first in a series of community forums during which the KSER Foundation will be inviting the public to provide input on how a new independent public radio station — 89.9 KXIR FM — might best serve the north Puget Sound region when it launches later this year.

Rep. Elizabeth Scott to hold telephone town hall March 27

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 12:05AM

OLYMPIA — State Rep. Elizabeth Scott, R-Monroe, will host a one-hour telephone town hall with constituents on Wednesday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. Residents of the 39th District — which includes Marysville, Arlington and Darrington — are invited to call and ask questions of their state representative.

Federal Pot Climate | WEKLY CARTOON

  • Mar 27, 2013 at 9:18AM

USS Nimitz departure delayed to March 30

  • Mar 29, 2013 at 1:22PM

EVERETT — The USS Nimitz's departure from Naval Station Everett, which had been scheduled for Friday, March 29, has been postponed until 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, to complete its required preparations for deployment.

Donate blood at EvCC April 9-10

  • Apr 1, 2013 at 5:24PM

EVERETT — The Everett Community College Student Activities Health & Wellness Program and the Puget Sound Blood Center are teaming up to conduct a blood drive at EvCC April 9-10, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in EvCC's Henry M. Jackson Center Wilderness Auditorium.

United Way tax preparers help file tax returns

  • Apr 2, 2013 at 3:50PM

MARYSVILLE — Working on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, as well as Saturdays, volunteers have helped 257 people in Marysville file their taxes for free as part of United Way of Snohomish County’s free tax preparation program.

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