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- posted Nov 28, 2012 at 9:42 AM
The Arlington Walmart played host to some unique four-legged guests during this year’s Thanksgiving weekend.
- posted Nov 28, 2012 at 9:59 AM
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.
- posted Nov 28, 2012 at 10:51 AM
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
- posted Nov 30, 2012 at 4:14 PM— updated Dec 5, 2012 at 12:40 PM
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
- posted Dec 3, 2012 at 7:29 AM
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.
- posted Dec 3, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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.
- posted Dec 4, 2012 at 3:28 AM
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.
- posted Dec 4, 2012 at 4:47 PM
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.
- posted Dec 7, 2012 at 2:31 AM
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.
- posted Dec 7, 2012 at 4:49 PM— updated Dec 11, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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."
- posted Dec 7, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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.
- posted Dec 10, 2012 at 5:12 PM
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.
- posted Dec 10, 2012 at 5:26 PM
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.
- posted Dec 13, 2012 at 4:37 PM
Snohomish County's Department of Emergency Management, the Everett Office of Emergency Management and the Emergency Services Coordinating Agency are joining together to encourage residents to make their households more prepared.
- posted Dec 13, 2012 at 6:49 PM
Snohomish County, which is designing an interpretive education project along the Centennial Trail, is collecting historical information on how the former rail line was used.
- posted Dec 14, 2012 at 12:26 PM
Very rarely do policy makers find themselves faced with an opportunity to completely avoid an unprecedented fiscal crisis. Unlike the recent recession, Congress and the Administration have everything they need to avoid sending our country over the fiscal cliff.
- posted Dec 14, 2012 at 4:29 PM
Representatives of the Marysville and Arlington school districts have joined county, state and national officials in reacting to the shooting on the morning of Friday, Dec. 14, at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., which killed 26 people total, including 20 children.
- posted Dec 16, 2012 at 11:47 AM— updated Dec 16, 2012 at 4:27 PM
Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, will hold a telephone town hall Monday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. PST.
- posted Dec 16, 2012 at 11:56 AM
The Snohomish County Multi-agency Response Team (SMART) has responded to the scene at the 16300 block of SR 9 to investigate a possible trooper-involved shooting. One suspect was taken into custody and is being treated at Harborview Medical Center. No troopers or officers were injured, according to Shari L. Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.
- posted Dec 17, 2012 at 2:01 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which will be in effect from 10 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, until noon, Tuesday, Dec. 18, for the east Puget Sound lowlands, including Everett and vicinity.
- posted Dec 18, 2012 at 3:02 PM
MARYSVILLE — The Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Marysville is inviting the surrounding community to join them for a candlelight vigil on Saturday, Dec. 22, in memory of the victims of the school shooting in Connecticut nearly one week prior, on Dec. 14.
- posted Dec 18, 2012 at 5:32 PM
The driver who was shot by a Washington State Patrol trooper on Sunday, Dec. 16, has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on Tuesday, Dec. 18, for attempting to elude and second-degree assault. The 50-year-old Federal Way man was discharged from Harborview Medical Center earlier that same day.
- posted Dec 19, 2012 at 8:24 AM
- posted Dec 19, 2012 at 8:36 AM
The Lady Cougars basketball team may have underestimated the strength of the Coupeville Wolves on Tuesday, Dec. 12, as Lakewood suffered a 40-32 loss to the Cascade Conference 1A school.
- posted Dec 21, 2012 at 8:27 PM
Snohomish County PUD offers the following advice to save energy, stay safe and be comfortable in your home during winter storms: