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LWSD candidates prepare for Nov. 5 election

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:24PM

The Nov. 5 general election is only three weeks away, and Snohomish County voters should soon be receiving their ballots.

UPDATE | Residents told to evacuate after Oso landslide blocks SR 530 and Stilly River, killing three

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 4:30PM

OSO — Residents of the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River are being advised to evacuate, by the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, in the wake of three confirmed deaths as a result of a landslide on Saturday, March 22, across State Route 530, between Arlington and Darrington, as a National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning for the area remains in effect through Sunday, March 23.

Marysville YMCA 'All-In Family Bike Ride' set for April 5

  • Mar 23, 2014 at 5:11PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Family YMCA is conducting its inaugural "All-In Family Bike Ride," a poker ride along the Snohomish Centennial Trail, on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Terrain shaky, searchers consolidate lists of missing in Oso landslide

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 2:08PM

ARLINGTON — The official death toll of the landslide in Oso on Saturday, March 22, stood at eight, as county and federal officials addressed the news media outside the Emergency Operations Center in the Arlington Police Station and City Council Chambers on the morning of Monday, March 24.

Domino's supports Oso landslide victims

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Mar 25, 2014 at 9:36AM

SMOKEY POINT — The Smokey Point Domino's Pizza, located at 3704 172nd Ave. NE in Arlington, will be conducting a fundraiser for the victims of the Oso landslide on Thursday, March 27.

Oso landslide death toll now stands at 14 | SLIDESHOW

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 10:00PM updated Mar 25, 2014 at 2:07PM

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick described Monday, March 24, as "a day of progress and sadness," as six more were confirmed dead as a result of the Oso landslide on Saturday, March 22, bringing the disaster's total death toll to 14, and reports of missing and unaccounted for persons in the area escalated from 108 at the start of the day to 176 by the time county officials conducted their third and final press conference of the day, outside of the Arlington Police Station.

UPDATE | Businesses, community groups support Oso landslide victims

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Mar 26, 2014 at 1:04PM

The businesses and community groups of North Snohomish County are chipping in on behalf of one of their own communities, as Oso and Darrington continue to recover from the landslide that impacted both towns on Saturday, March 22.

More casualties confirmed as result of Oso landslide

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 12:28AM

ARLINGTON — "I've seen so many wonderful things these last few days, and the things that I've seen, the love and support for this community, will sustain me for many years to come," Snohomish County Executive John Lovick said, as he opened county officials' second and final press conference of the day on Tuesday, March 25, to discuss the ongoing rescue and recovery efforts in the wake of the Oso landslide on Saturday, March 22.

Oso mudslide recovery continues

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 11:00PM updated Mar 27, 2014 at 5:54AM

Search and rescue crews are continuing their efforts in the wake Oso mudslide on March 22, and officials have revised the number of people still missing from 176 to 90. Officials said that there are 16 confirmed dead and believe they have located, but not yet recovered, an additional nine victims.

Public comments on proposed psychiatric care facility

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 12:26PM

The public hearing for US HealthVest’s Certificate of Need application, proposing to establish a 75-bed psychiatric hospital in Smokey Point, drew attendees from Arlington, Marysville and throughout the Puget Sound region on Thursday, Oct. 17.

Prom Dress Exchange draws shoppers from across county

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 3:26PM

MARYSVILLE — The fourth annual Prom Dress Exchange and Fashion Show of North Snohomish County again drew more than 100 shoppers on March 22, as a dozen models strutted their stuff on the stage of the Damascus Road Church in Marysville.

Mourners turn to faith in time of tragedy

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 4:04PM

ARLINGTON — In times of tragedy, many people find strength in faith, and the Arlington community proved to be no exception in the wake of the Oso mudslide on March 22, as three different churches coordinated three consecutive days of religious observances for those affected by this disaster.

Outpouring of support after Oso mudslide

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Mar 29, 2014 at 5:47AM

Businesses, community groups and individuals from Arlington, Smokey Point, Lakewood and Marysville have responded to the needs of the Oso and Darrington communities in the wake of the mudslide that cut across State Route 530 and the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River on March 22.

Oso mudslide's death toll, number of missing unchanged

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:00PM updated Mar 29, 2014 at 5:48AM

ARLINGTON — The official death toll of the March 22 Oso mudslide is holding steady at 17 as of March 28, according to county officials who took the time to explain exactly how those death tolls are determined.

HiJinx Carnival treats grade school kids to Halloween fun Oct. 26

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 1:38PM

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood School District doesn't want their grade school kids to be left out of the seasonal fun on the weekend before Halloween, which is why Lakewood Elementary, English Crossing Elementary and Cougar Creek Elementary have come together again to stage the annual HiJinx Carnival from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, in the gymnasium of Lakewood High School.

Oso disaster victims get special unemployment claims phone line

  • Mar 31, 2014 at 2:53PM

The Employment Security Department has activated a special unemployment-benefits phone line for people affected by the Oso mudslide.

17 victims identified by Medical Examiner's office

  • Mar 31, 2014 at 2:49PM

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office has released the names of 17 victims of the March 22 Oso mudslide that it has positively identified.

28 confirmed dead, 20 still listed as missing in wake of Oso mudslide

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 10:35PM

ARLINGTON — As of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, the official death toll of the Oso mudslide included 28 victims in the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office, of whom 22 had been identified and six had not, while another victim's body was found in the debris during the day, but had not been added to the official count, because the body had not been retrieved and sent to the ME's office.

Challenges to leadership in an era of change | OPINION

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 9:30AM

We were all invited to the Marysville Summit on Education held on March 29 at Marysville Getchell High. Change is the reason we should have attended. The school district has a new superintendent. The county has a new County Exec. Out with the old and in with the new. Newcomers’ decisions will certainly affect our lives, so we share an interest in how they manage the challenges of their jobs.

Veterans Job Fair set for April 3 in Smokey Point

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 1:40PM

Naval Station Everett Fleet and Family Support Center will host a biannual Veterans Job Fair Thursday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their Smokey Point Totem Recreation Center (13922 45th Ave, Marysville). All veterans and their family members are welcome to attend.

Communities pitch in to help Oso victims

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 5, 2014 at 2:19PM

The Arlington and Marysville communities have continued to show their support for the survivors of the Oso mudslide through a series of local fundraising events throughout the week.

Veterans’ Job Fair draws hundreds

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 5, 2014 at 1:06AM

MARYSVILLE — The Snohomish County Regional Veterans’ Job and Resource Fair was unable to return to the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Marysville on Thursday, April 3, due to the ongoing response to the Oso mudslide, so the Totem Recreation Center at the Naval Support Complex, just a block east, played host to the event’s 50 on-site employers and hundreds of visitors.

Smokey Point Plant Farm hosts Master Gardener clinics

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 5, 2014 at 1:04AM

SMOKEY POINT — The Plant Farm at Smokey Point is presenting a series of Master Gardener clinics throughout the month of April.

Next ‘Relay Rally’ set for April 8 in Arlington

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 5, 2014 at 12:38AM

ARLINGTON — After they helped “Paint the Town Purple” on Saturday, March 22, the organizers and participants of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life for Arlington are inviting current and prospective volunteers to their next “Relay Rally” meeting from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, located at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington.

Ways you can help the Oso mudslide victims

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Apr 5, 2014 at 12:40AM

Those who are interested in pitching in for the survivors of the Oso mudslide can contribute throughout the weeks ahead, but they’d be advised to keep their weekends free for special events.

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