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CVH Foundation announces Oso mudslide grants

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 9:17PM

ARLINGTON — The Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation Board has granted $236,715 for Oso mudslide relief to the following organizations:

SBA offers disaster loans to those impacted by mudslide

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 9:31PM

As the area public information offer for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Kevin Wynne has been meeting with chambers of commerce, service clubs and other community groups to make sure everyone in the area knows about the disaster loans that are available to residents of not only Snohomish County, but also members of the Stillaguamish and Tulalip tribes, as a result of the Oso mudslide.

‘Karaoke for the Kause’ to benefit Oso

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 10:02PM

MARYSVILLE — Maxi’s Restaurant and Lounge, located in Suite C at 9611 State Ave. in Marysville, is conducting a “Karaoke for the Kause” fundraiser to benefit the Oso mudslide victims on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Walk MS raises $90K in Snohomish County

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 10:08PM

TULALIP — Nearly 600 walkers started and ended their course at the Tulalip Amphitheatre for this year’s Walk MS in Tulalip on Saturday, April 12, and while this represented a slightly smaller turnout than last year’s local event, event organizers still considered it a healthy show of support given the other worthy causes close to home that are calling for people’s time and commitment.

Community meets to discuss fallout of Oso slide

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 10:38PM

SMOKEY POINT — Snohomish County and Washington State Department of Transportation officials answered questions and responded to the concerns of citizens during a Wednesday, April 16, community meeting on how their agencies plan to deal with the wake of the Oso mudslide.

Snohomish County Elections releases preliminary results for Special Election

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 8:17PM

Snohomish County Elections has released the preliminary results for the April 22 Special Election.

President Obama visits Oso community

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 1:00AM updated at 1:22PM

OSO — President Barack Obama's visit to the area on Tuesday, April 22, culminated in a press conference in the Oso Fire Station that afternoon, after he'd had a chance to survey the damage done by the March 22 Oso mudslide, as well as to speak with the slide's first responders and the families of the slide's victims.

Washington Voters Reject I-522

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:26AM

It’s taken 50 years to muster the courage to say this | OPINION

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:24AM

Veterans Day has passed so it’s now okay for me to come out of hiding. It’s been 60 years since I became a war veteran and for most of the last 50 years I’ve dodged Veterans Day, not because veterans don’t deserve recognition but because for many, the day has become a celebration of militarism. It should be a time of quiet reflection. War is hell and deserving of solemn remembrance.

Lakewood boys place 9th at State Meet

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:33AM

The Lakewood boys cross country team traveled to Pasco where they completed in the 2A State Meet Nov. 9, and despite high expectations, finished in ninth place.

Nativity Festival returns to Arlington for fourth year Dec. 12-15

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 4:01PM

ARLINGTON — For the fourth year in a row, the Arlington Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be connecting visitors to the origins of Christmas through their Nativity Festival from Dec. 12-15.

VCS gala fundraiser set for May 3

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 10:24PM

SMOKEY POINT — This year’s Village Community Services gala fundraiser will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at the Medallion Hotel, located at 16710 Smokey Point Blvd.

Raise funds for FFA through Ram Truck test drives April 26

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 11:14PM

ARLINGTON — Those who take a test drive at Rairdon’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, located at 16610 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington, between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, will be helping to support the Arlington High School chapter of Future Farmers of America.

Opportunity Expo draws hundreds of local students

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:31AM

TULALIP — The third annual Opportunity Expo served hundreds of students on Tuesday, April 22, from the Marysville School District and beyond, but in spite of what they deemed a very successful turnout throughout the day, event organizers are already considering how to adjust the schedule of next year’s event, to better serve greater numbers of students.

Business owners meet with elected officials on Oso slide aftermath

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:00AM updated Apr 27, 2014 at 12:40AM

ARLINGTON — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) was joined by Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert and Darrington Mayor Dan Rankin in leading a roundtable discussion of local business owners in the Arlington City Council Chambers on Thursday, April 24, about how the aftermath of the March 22 Oso mudslide has impacted their livelihoods.

Fishing events for kids at Jennings Park, Twin Lakes

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:21AM

MARYSVILLE — Jennings Park and Twin Lakes County Park drew hundreds of children each for their annual kids’ fishing events last spring, and event organizers are already anticipating comparable crowds for this year’s events.

Legends of the Blues concert debuts in Arlington Dec. 6

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 2:07PM

ARLINGTON — The Byrnes Performing Arts Center will be in a bluesy mood on the evening before Arlington's Hometown Holidays, as the Arlington Arts Council partners with the Washington Blues Society to present the Legends of the Blues concert on Friday, Dec. 6, starting at 7 p.m.

Local access to Darrington provided via former maintenance road

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 4:00PM updated May 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

DARRINGTON — The Washington State Department of Transportation recognized the need for another route in and out of Darrington, so after five weeks of slide detours that added multiple hours and hundreds of miles to motorists’ commutes, WSDOT opened the Seattle City Light Access Road to local and emergency traffic starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29, to bypass the section of State Route 530 still blocked by the slide.

Auditor's Office seeks licensing subagent proposals for Smokey Point

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:00PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Snohomish County Auditor is accepting business proposals from those interested in owning and operating a vehicle and vessel licensing subagency in the Smokey Point area.

530 Slide Information Outreach May 10

  • May 9, 2014 at 12:38AM

ARLINGTON — A 530 Slide Information Outreach meeting will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at the Sisco Heights Community Church, located at 15029 McElroy Rd. in Arlington.

New bridge over Pilchuck Creek complete

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:49PM

ARLINGTON — One of the last single-lane bridges on a Washington state highway became history on Tuesday, May 6. That's when a new two-lane, 36-foot-wide bridge across Pilchuck Creek on State Route 9 opened north of Arlington. The new bridge, on a new alignment, reduces sharp curves at both ends.

EvCC hosts 22nd annual Hibulb Powwow May 10

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:19PM

EVERETT — Everett Community College is hosting the 22nd annual Hibulb Powwow on Saturday, May 10, at EvCC's Student Fitness Center, located at 2206 Tower St. in Everett.

Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County addresses creation research May 16

  • May 9, 2014 at 1:20AM

ARLINGTON — The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 16, at the Atonement Free Lutheran Church, located at 6905 172nd St. NE in Arlington.

Slide site work shifts from active to passive search operations

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:32PM

EVERETT — Snohomish County officials explained on Monday, April 28, that the end of active search operations at the State Route 530 slide site will not mark an end to the search overall, nor will it result in the remaining search operations being conducted at a quicker pace.

United Way, CVH Foundation team up to offer $150,000 to support Oso victims

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:51PM

ARLINGTON — As part of their work to support the communities affected by the 530 landslide nearly six weeks ago, the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation and United Way of Snohomish County announced recently that they are working together to expand their ongoing efforts to provide direct support to the Oso community.

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