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- Aug 17, 2012 at 2:05PM
Due to continued high fire dangers, and prolonged hot and dry weather conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal is reminding residents that outdoor burning, except for recreational fires, has been banned.
- Aug 18, 2012 at 8:05PM
August is a deadly month on Washington's roadways, according to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System. From 2006-10, on average, more impaired driving deaths occurred in August than any other month. That’s why, from now through Sept. 3, extra officers will be looking for DUI drivers during the annual "Drive Hammered, Get Nailed" campaign in Snohomish County.
- Aug 20, 2012 at 9:41PM
ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Senior Center is hosting a barbecue at Kayak Point Park on Friday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Aug 20, 2012 at 9:55PM
SMOKEY POINT — The Everett Clinic is set to open a new facility in Smokey Point on Thursday, Aug. 23. The ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for 9 a.m. that day, and an open house is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 25, at 10 a.m. The facility is 60,000 square feet and is the largest location outside of the Everett Clinic's main campus.
- Aug 21, 2012 at 3:47PM
The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau is currently undergoing a research process to identify Snohomish County's best "brand" position in the tourism marketplace.
- Aug 22, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Aug 23, 2012 at 5:20PM
The second annual Ragin’ Ray Golf Tournament fundraiser boasted more than $7,000 raised and more than 90 participants at the Gleneagle Golf Course on Aug. 11.
- Aug 23, 2012 at 2:57PM
MARYSVILLE — Everett Community College's School of Cosmetology is offering a new three-day flex schedule and is introducing training for experienced stylists who want to become cosmetology instructors.
- Aug 23, 2012 at 4:44PM
ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum welcomes visitors to celebrate "Pioneer Days" on the Red Rooster Route from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15.
- Aug 27, 2012 at 10:39PM
Vaccination remains the most effective strategy for keeping communities healthy and free of communicable diseases. The back-to-school season is a great time for families — parents, kids and other relatives — to see their health care providers for vaccinations. All vaccines required to enroll in school are available to children at no cost.
- Aug 27, 2012 at 10:41PM
EVERETT — The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) returned to its homeport of Everett on Monday, Aug. 20, following a 70-day underway period in support of Rim of the Pacific 2012 and multiple carrier qualification exercises.
- Aug 29, 2012 at 9:47AM
It seems unfathomable that there was a time when commercial composting did not exist. The end of the road for grass clippings and vegetable trimmings was once invariably a landfill. There, valuable organic materials were wasted in an airless tomb to remain unchanged for years while generating methane — one of the most potent greenhouse gases.
- Aug 29, 2012 at 9:49AM
My wife is collecting political flyers leading up to the general election. About the time their authors run out of money or half-truths to throw at each other we’ll see if we can fit the whole lot into our blue Waste Management recycling bin.
- Aug 29, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 1:52PM
Training is underway for the Lakewood High School football team, which returned to the field Aug. 15 to prepare for the upcoming season.
- Aug 29, 2012 at 10:19AM
West Nile virus has not yet shown up in Snohomish County this year, according to the Snohomish Health District, but it was found recently in mosquito samples in Yakima and Franklin counties, and has caused 14 deaths and more than 1,100 illnesses reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention elsewhere in the nation this summer.
- Aug 30, 2012 at 2:23PM
ARLINGTON — A rolled-over semi-truck has been blocking the right lane of southbound Interstate 5 at State Route 531 near Arlington since 12:52 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30.
- Aug 30, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:59PM
ARLINGTON — As of approximately 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, city of Arlington emergency personnel had responded to a head-on two-car crash on Highway 9 near the Crown Ridge Boulevard intersection.
- Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM
ARLINGTON — An Arlington man lost his life in the head-on collision between two cars on Highway 9 just north of Crown Ridge Boulevard at 3:09 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30.
- Aug 31, 2012 at 8:00PM updated Sep 5, 2012 at 3:07PM
TULALIP — The debut "Run From the Law 5K" on Sunday, Sept. 16, aims to recruit both cops and runners of all ages to help raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
- Aug 31, 2012 at 11:47PM
The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and Snohomish County Safe Kids, reminds boaters to play it safe on the water over the Labor Day weekend.
- Sep 2, 2012 at 2:35AM
ARLINGTON — With Reille Jones starting her freshman year at Lakewood High School, and her big brother Jerrod starting his freshman year at Eastern Washington University, both this September, the house fire that gutted their family's home on Saturday, Aug. 25, couldn't have come at a worse time.
- Sep 5, 2012 at 9:40AM
Another football season is upon us already, and with it the latest story of a heroic figure who depends on a severely challenged person for inspiration and grounding. Did you see the recent profile of Bill O’Brien who is the new head football coach at Penn State, a program disgraced by scandal and decimated by NCAA sanctions?
- Sep 5, 2012 at 9:41AM
- Sep 10, 2012 at 3:58PM
EVERETT — Housing Hope, with assistance from Snohomish County, will continue its "social enterprise" workshops this fall, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12.
- Sep 13, 2012 at 4:54PM
ARLINGTON — "Kindermusik with Miss Shelley" is starting classes on Monday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. in Hadley Hall at the Boys & Girls Club of Arlington.
- Sep 14, 2012 at 1:32PM
TULALIP — The United Way of Snohomish County’s annual Spirit Awards breakfast at the Tulalip Resort on Thursday, Sept. 6, showcased individuals and organizations who were judged to have improved the lives of others, and the quality of life of the community, through their service.