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Late flu season brings rising flu activity to Washington state

  • Mar 15, 2012 at 2:42PM

OLYMPIA — Flu season has been slow to arrive in Washington state, but influenza is now increasing in most of the state's communities.

1st Congressional District candidate forum March 23

  • Mar 15, 2012 at 5:15PM

EVERETT — With the new 1st Congressional District in northwest Washington set to be an open race in 2012, the Washington State Labor Council and the AFL-CIO Central Labor Councils in that district will be staging a candidate forum from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at the Everett Machinists Union Hall, located at 8729 Airport Rd.

Litter on the airwaves | OPINION

  • Mar 16, 2012 at 8:59AM

Turn south off Highway 528 at the Nazarene Church. Drive south toward Soper Hill. Tune your car radio to any AM station and what do you hear? Static! Whole symphonies of static.

Working On A Logjam | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Mar 21, 2012 at 12:18PM

Cascade Valley Hospital, Sea Mar offer whooping cough vaccine

  • Mar 22, 2012 at 1:14PM

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — With reported cases of whooping cough reaching what Snohomish Health District officials have deemed epidemic numbers, area health agencies are taking steps to help protect the public.

Change of command on USS Nimitz March 29

  • Mar 24, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Mar 27, 2012 at 8:22AM

EVERETT — Capt. Jeffrey S. Ruth will take command of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) from Capt. Paul O. Monger during a ceremony on March 29 at 10 a.m. aboard the aircraft carrier while in port at Naval Station Everett.

United Way free tax prep in Marysville until April 14

  • Mar 27, 2012 at 5:17PM

MARYSVILLE — Working on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Saturday mornings, volunteers have helped 232 people in Marysville file their taxes for free as part of the United Way of Snohomish County's free tax preparation program.

Staying connected with Lakewood schools

  • Mar 28, 2012 at 10:52AM

The Lakewood School District’s kindergarten registration and open house saw the cafeteria and gym of Lakewood High School packed with families on March 20.

Counting my blessings | GUEST OPINION

  • Mar 28, 2012 at 10:55AM

I wept in the car when I left the Marysville Food Bank. In the passenger seat, my friend didn’t interrupt, certain I had no immediate reason for unhappy tears. And she was right, of course. I was crying for joy.

An open letter to grandchildren | OPINION

  • Mar 28, 2012 at 10:58AM

As your moms and dads know all too well, each generation thinks up ways to break loose and invents styles and behaviors to artfully annoy parents. I know because I’ve been there and done that. And then you try the hyper-private thing. A parent asks, “Where are you going?”

Rep. Larsen holds telephone town hall on March 29

  • Mar 28, 2012 at 1:20PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington state's 2nd Congressional District, will hold a telephone town hall on Thursday, March 29, starting at 1 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Lakewood student pages for Rep. Norma Smith

  • Mar 29, 2012 at 2:12PM

OLYMPIA — Desmond Thorpe, 14, traveled to Olympia to page in the state House of Representatives from Feb. 26 through March 2. He was sponsored by his 10th District Representative, Norma Smith. Thorpe lives in Stanwood and is a ninth-grader at Lakewood High School.

Celebrate 'Earth Week' April 23-26 at Everett Community College

  • Mar 29, 2012 at 2:40PM

EVERETT — Everett Community College is celebrating "Earth Week" April 23-26 with a presentation by Pacific Northwest gardening expert Ciscoe Morris, a sustainability awareness fair and more.

Fletcher named president of Sound Publishing

  • Mar 30, 2012 at 8:14AM

Gloria Fletcher has been named President of Sound Publishing.

United Way of Snohomish County offering $40,000 in financial education grants; deadline April 13

  • Mar 30, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 10:07AM

Just in time for National Financial Literacy Month in April, United Way of Snohomish County is offering $40,000 in grants to fund financial education and counseling programs serving low- or moderate-income individuals and families in Snohomish County.

Domestic Violence Services' volunteer training class starts April 16

  • Mar 30, 2012 at 2:05PM

EVERETT — Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County will present a five-week, 20-hour community education and volunteer training class from April 16 through May 14 in downtown Everett.

Walk MS returns to Tulalip Amphitheatre April 14

  • Mar 31, 2012 at 7:40PM

TULALIP — The Tulalip Amphitheatre will once again serve as the site for the Walk MS fundraiser in Snohomish County on Saturday, April 14.

Stillaguamish Senior Center offers spring caregiver workshops April 23

  • Mar 31, 2012 at 11:39PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center will serve as the site for two workshops from 1-3 p.m. on Monday, April 23, to help caregivers carry on.

Larsen meets with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to discuss military communities

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 6:54PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, met on Thursday, March 29, with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, as part a bipartisan group of representatives, to discuss military communities and the Department of Defense's request for a new Base Realignment and Closure round. Larsen's district includes Naval Station Everett, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and the Marysville Armed Forces Reserve Center which was commissioned on Sunday, April 1.

Marysville Armed Forces Reserve Center hosts Snohomish County Regional Veterans' Job and Resource Fair April 10

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 7:19PM

MARYSVILLE — WorkSource Snohomish County, in partnership with the National Guard's Joint Service Support and the Fleet and Family Support Program, will be hosting the Snohomish County Regional Veterans' Job and Resource Fair on Tuesday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Marysville.

Car donations can help domestic violence victims

  • Apr 2, 2012 at 8:48PM

EVERETT — Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is seeking donations of used vehicles.

Weakness and Strength | GUEST OPINION

  • Apr 4, 2012 at 8:08AM

Elena is an elite college athlete. At 6 feet 5 inches she is beautiful and elegant, strong and poised. She is the top-scoring women’s basketball player in the nation, averaging 3 points per game more than the next closest player.

Learning from our neighbors | OPINION

  • Apr 10, 2012 at 8:55AM

A first visit to British Columbia is a learning experience. You learn that BC’s marketing motto, Supernatural British Columbia, is an understatement when it comes to the province’s natural beauty. Gorgeous, awe-inspiring and vast, BC offers fierce extremes from storm-swept coasts to glaciered peaks and everything between.

No extended hours at Arlington, Smokey Point, Marysville post offices for filing taxes

  • Apr 13, 2012 at 12:17PM

SMOKEY POINT — Those filing their income tax returns by mail this year shouldn't expect to have extended hours at the post offices in Arlington, Smokey Point or Marysville.

Lakewood School District levies passing

  • Apr 17, 2012 at 8:32PM

Voters in the Lakewood School District have approved two levies which appeared on the April 17 Special Election ballot.

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