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Kids' fishing at Jennings Park, Twin Lakes County Park

  • Apr 30, 2012 at 7:26PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Everett Steelhead and Salmon Club is once again treating children to family fishing events in time for the start of the fishing season.

4th annual RED Day set to lend helping hands in Marysville, Arlington

  • Apr 30, 2012 at 10:05PM

MARYSVILLE — Keller Williams Realty associates will be taking the day off on Thursday, May 10, but it will hardly be a day of rest. Associates with the Keller Williams Marysville Market Center have chosen to "Give Where They Live" as part of RED Day, one of the biggest events in the real estate industry.

LinkedIn workshops in Arlington, Marysville

  • May 1, 2012 at 3:49PM

The next series of free employment workshops to be offered at Sno-Isle Libraries, in partnership with WorkSource Snohomish County, will focus on using the social networking site LinkedIn, to help attendees with their job hunting.

Dunshee invites citizens to telephone town hall on May 7

  • May 3, 2012 at 4:34PM

OLYMPIA — State Rep. Hans Dunshee is inviting the citizens of the 44th Legislative District to a town hall meeting via telephone so interested people can ask questions, share ideas or comment on issues that matter to their families and neighborhoods.

Rep. Bailey holds telephone town hall on May 14

  • May 3, 2012 at 5:14PM

OLYMPIA — State Rep. Barbara Bailey is inviting her constituents in the 10th District to a telephone town hall meeting on Monday, May 14. The community conversation, which will be conducted like a call-in radio show, will run from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

'Puppy Putt' returns to Sound Harley June 16

  • May 7, 2012 at 4:29PM

SMOKEY POINT — The annual "Puppy Putt" motorcycle poker run to benefit charity will return to Sound Harley-Davidson on June 16.

Haunted by lingering effects | OPINION

  • May 8, 2012 at 8:14AM

It seems that when some processes get started there’s no stopping them. It’s not that they‘re unstoppable. Rather, we don’t muster up the gumption to pull their plugs. Crab traps for instance: not crab-rings or the fold-up kind, but rigid traps that lure crabs in to the bait but don’t let them out again.

Forum focuses on fair housing in Snohomish County

  • May 8, 2012 at 8:49AM

Residents of and visitors to the Stillaguamish Senior Center received some insights and offered their input on the state of fair housing within Snohomish County on Wednesday, May 2.

Letter Carriers Food Drive returns to Marysville, Arlington May 12

  • May 8, 2012 at 1:23PM

SMOKEY POINT — The National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive is right around the corner, and organizers want people to keep three things in mind: 1. Yellow plastic bags will be placed in mailboxes on Wednesday, May 9. 2. Those bags will be picked up by letter carriers on Saturday, May 12. 3. Volunteers are still needed to help sort all of the donations that will come in.

Low-cost whooping cough vaccine available at Arlington Pharmacy, throughout Snohomish County

  • May 9, 2012 at 5:21PM

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Pharmacy at 540 West Ave. is one of 15 Snohomish County retail pharmacies that will receive whooping cough vaccine from the Snohomish Health District to dispense to low-income uninsured adults throughout the county. None of the participating pharmacies will charge for the cost of the vaccine, but they may charge a fee of up to $15.60 for administering the shot.

Road closures coming up on Ebey Slough Bridge, I-5 near 156th St.

  • May 15, 2012 at 7:04PM

SMOKEY POINT — Motorists commuting on the Ebey Slough Bridge or I-5 near north Marysville should plan for road closures in the weeks ahead.

Arlington, Marysville observe Memorial Day

  • May 16, 2012 at 3:32PM

The American Legion posts of Arlington and Marysville will once again be organizing observances of Memorial Day, this year on Monday, May 28.

The Competitive Edge | GUEST OPINION

  • May 17, 2012 at 8:42AM

Attention employers! Are you looking for better margins, higher productivity, and employees who really care about their work? Then you need to meet Randy Lewis and hear what he has to say about what happened when his company began hiring people with disabilities. We're talking about Walgreens, the largest drugstore chain in the United States with annual sales of $72 billion and the razor-thin margins characteristic of most retail business.

Let’s honor the living | GUEST OPINION

  • May 24, 2012 at 9:11AM

Memorial Day, which will be celebrated on May 28, 2012, was instituted in 1868 to honor America’s dead in battle, but today I want to write about the living. About examples of living World War II veterans and about the Honor Flight Program.

Higher education shouldn’t be an impossible dream | OPINION

  • May 24, 2012 at 9:13AM

Marysville-Pilchuck High School will graduate the class of 2012 on June 11. Marysville Getchell follows on the 13th. I have no idea who has been chosen to speak at the ceremonies but for graduation speakers across the nation, it’s going to be a challenge this year. I’ve been bothered by the question, what would I say if called upon to speak?

Lakewood’s Peterson brings home state title

  • May 30, 2012 at 10:45AM

The WIAA State Track and Field meet resulted in a big win for Lakewood High School’s Justin Peterson, who took first place in the triple jump and second place in the high jump.

Learn about 'Living Well With Chronic Conditions' at Stillaguamish Senior Center

  • Jun 1, 2012 at 5:08PM

SMOKEY POINT — Senior Services of Snohomish County and the Stillaguamish Senior Center will jointly present a six-week workshop on "Living Well with Chronic Conditions," designed to help individuals who have ongoing conditions — such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis, and hypertension — improve the quality of their lives.

UPDATE | Lakewood rail crossing on SR 531 rescheduled for after June 18

  • Jun 5, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 5:33PM

LAKEWOOD — Burlington Northern Santa Fe has announced that it will postpone its closure of the rail crossing on 172nd Street NE (State Route 531) until after Monday, June 18, when Lakewood schools will be out for the summer.

What’s going on in the atmosphere? | OPINION

  • Jun 6, 2012 at 1:56PM

It’s been a warm winter but not comfortably warm. Call it less cold. Record keepers tell us that average temperatures hereabouts have ranged well above normal and the Farmers’ Almanac and back them up on this. Thermometers don’t lie.

Lakewood golfers make it to state

  • Jun 6, 2012 at 1:58PM

Lakewood High School’s girl golfers have had quite the season this year, a season that ended with two players qualifying for the WIAA State Championship Tournament at the Lake Spanaway Golf Course in Spanaway on May 22 and May 23.

Extra enforcement patrols on roads for festivals, graduations and summertime activities in June

  • Jun 7, 2012 at 4:50PM

Snohomish County law enforcement will be patrolling county roadways during the next three weekends in order to reach their goal of zero traffic deaths during the month of June. Their focus will be on drivers who speed or drive while impaired, as well as underage drinkers and those who provide alcohol to minors. Washington State Liquor Control Board Enforcement Officers will also be working in tandem.

Whooping cough epidemic leads more adults to get vaccinated

  • Jun 8, 2012 at 4:21PM

The ongoing whooping cough epidemic in Washington is driving higher demand for vaccine among adults, as people protect themselves and their families from pertussis. More adults are getting vaccinated, showing that they're getting the word that prevention measures like vaccination, and staying home when they're sick, help protect those most at-risk.

UPDATE | Amber Alert cancelled for missing Marysville children found in Montana

  • Jun 13, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 2:28PM

The search has ended for three siblings who were believed to have been taken by their biological parents in violation of court orders.

Snohomish County welcomes USS Nimitz

  • Jun 13, 2012 at 12:21PM

On Wednesday, June 6, Snohomish County officially welcomed officers and sailors from USS Nimitz to the community with a luncheon event attended by more than 200 business and community leaders.

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