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Road noise can make new cars sound old | OPINION

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 9:49AM

People are voicing displeasure that shiny new cars leave them less than perfectly happy. They don’t handle as well as they should, they ride rough and they’re noisy. One should expect more after shelling out big bucks.

WEA humming same song under new leadership | JERRY CORNFIELD

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 10:15AM

Those quietly hoping a new lead singer would change the sound of the state's largest union of public school teachers are in for a disappointment.

Stilly Senior Center collecting for Aug. 17 garage sale

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 7:34PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center is collecting items now for a large fundraising garage sale on Aug. 17.

Toys for Tots seeks warehouse

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 7:27PM

Each year, the mission of the South Snohomish County Division of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program is to deliver symbols of hope to the children and teens of working class, underserved and military families, from Smokey Point south to the King County line. In order to accomplish this, though, Toys for Tots must first secure a warehouse that will allow its members to collect, sort, count and distribute the thousands of donations they receive from a community whose generosity they’ve lauded.

County Council candidate forum set for July 31

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 7:25PM

MARYSVILLE — Leifer Manor in Marysville will host the July 31 Snohomish County Council Candidate Forum sponsored by the Angel of the Winds Casino.

Our state’s three budgets | GUEST OPINION

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 12:22PM

We’re done! The second special session of your citizen Legislature ended on June 29. All totaled, it took state lawmakers 153 days to complete their work. While no one is proud of the extra time it took to pass the operating and capital budgets, and some meaningful reforms, we can say it resulted in thoughtful, bipartisan public policy that is good for our state.

‘Hero 2 Hired’ visits Arlington Fly-In

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 12:55PM

The Arlington Fly-In hosted the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs’ “Hero 2 Hired” program for the first time this year, as the H2H Mobile Job Store welcomed military members and their families from throughout the area to address their employment questions and concerns to H2H advisors on July 12-13.

USNS Montford Point arrives in Everett

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 6:02PM

EVERETT — The USNS Montford Point (MLP 1) arrives at Naval Station Everett on the morning of Friday, July 19. The new ship, which departed from San Diego on July 12, is the Navy's first Mobile Landing Platform, and is owned by Military Sealift Command.

Teachers' 'typical work day' coming under scrutiny | Jerry Cornfield

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 9:04AM

Those wondering what public school teachers do all day are going to get an answer.

Ballots, local voters’ pamphlets mailed for Aug. 6 Primary

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 8:44AM

Snohomish County Elections mailed ballots July 18 to more than 332,000 voters for the Aug. 6 Primary. The Aug. 6 Primary is not countywide. Voters in Edmonds, Everett and Tulalip as well as some of the surrounding areas have no races to vote on in the Primary and will not receive a ballot. The local voters' pamphlets were mailed July 18, one per household to areas featuring a Primary race or issue.

Arlington, Marysville commemorate 'National Night Out Against Crime' Aug. 6

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 3:27AM

The evening of Tuesday, Aug. 6, will see the annual "National Night Out Against Crime" return to the Arlington, Marysville and Tulalip communities.

Former MPD officer heads to arbitration over firing

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 3:20PM

MARYSVILLE — Former Marysville Police Officer Derek Carlile was fired by the city of Marysville in May of this year, after his daughter died in March of last year from being shot by a handgun that he’d left unattended, but the Marysville Police Officers Association has filed a grievance on Carlile’s behalf and an arbitration hearing is tentatively set for this fall.

What to read next? Fiction or non-fiction? | OPINION

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 9:46AM

A year ago, the movie, Hunger Games, pulled in $155 million in its first weekend, making it one of the top earners of the decade. Suzanne Collins, author of Hunger Games, pitted simple folk against an elitist and oppressive government, striking a nerve in people who wonder what the heck the world’s power brokers are up to.

Silvana Fair returns to Viking Hall July 27

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 9:48AM

The Silvana Fair marks its return on July 27 to the tiny town between Stanwood and Arlington, whose Viking Hall and surrounding fairground fields come alive with the sounds of family farming fun on the last Saturday of every July, marking the start of fair season in the Pacific Northwest.

Local candidates vie for County Council District 1

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 3:07PM

Ballots are already arriving in Arlington and Marysville mailboxes for the Aug. 6 primary election, and five local men are running for the same seat — Snohomish County Council District 1. Gary Wright, Bill Blake, Carsten Mullin, Ken Klein and Sean Olson talked about what each of them hopes to work on if elected and what sets him apart from the others.

Mike Hope weighing whether to run again | JERRY CORNFIELD

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 8:08AM

Mike Hope may be running out of time to serve in the Legislature.

Snohomish County releases Weekly Road Construction Update

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 8:57AM

Snohomish County has released its weekly Road Construction Update which includes several local roads.

Have you returned your primary ballot?

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 9:36AM

Ballots for the Aug. 6 primary election were mailed July 18 and voters have started to return their completed ballots.

Three candidates face off for Lakewood School Board Director District 1

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 1:18PM

Registered voters in the Lakewood area are receiving ballots this week and three local men are running for the Lakewood School District 1 Director position. Oscar Escalante, Pete Espinoza and Michael Blank are hoping to make positive changes to Lakewood schools and spoke about the issues facing the district and what sets them apart.

Lovick addresses Marysville Tulalip Chamber

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 4:59AM

TULALIP — "Jobs, jobs, jobs" was how John Lovick described his focus to the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce on Friday, July 26, but during the Chamber's Business Before Hours meeting that morning, the recently appointed Snohomish County Executive also recalled examples of leadership from his own life, as he told the Chamber members that they were the leaders of their community.

Blankets, towels needed for domestic violence victims

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 1:50PM

EVERETT — Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is seeking new or very gently used twin blankets and towels for victims of domestic abuse and their children.

Have you returned your primary ballot? | UPDATED

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:22AM

Ballots for the Aug. 6 primary election were mailed July 18 and voters have started to return their completed ballots with Snohomish County Elections reporting that of the 333,994 ballots mailed out countywide, approximately 9.5 percent had been returned as of July 30 at 8:53 a.m.

Film 'Seven Minutes' needs extras for shoot at Arlington's Haller Stadium

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Aug 1, 2013 at 9:48AM

UPDATE — Filmmakers request that all extras please wear red or blue. No logos, art or copyrighted material of any kind allowed. ARLINGTON — The football stadium at Haller Middle School will soon be used as the location for a film called "Seven Minutes" the feature-length directorial debut from Jay Martin — and the filmmakers are looking for extras to fill the stands.

Fire, EMS regionalization study results presentation rescheduled for Sept. 5

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 5:13PM

ARLINGTON — The fire and emergency medical services regionalization study results presentation has been rescheduled for Thursday, Sept. 5, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Byrnes Performing Arts Center on the Arlington High School campus, with doors opening at 5 p.m.

Larsen introduces TIGER CUBS Act for smaller cities like Arlington

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 1:56PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Arlington is but one of the small- and medium-sized cities in Snohomish, Skagit, Island and Whatcom counties that would receive a greater share of federal transportation dollars under a bill introduced on Thursday, Aug. 1, by U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen of Washington state's 2nd Congressional District.

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