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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.

Lakewood School District cautiously optimistic about levy election results

  • Apr 18, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Apr 19, 2012 at 11:25AM

LAKEWOOD — With both of the Lakewood School District's levies in the April 17 special election passing as of that evening's reported results, district Superintendent Dr. Dennis Haddock expressed cautious optimism about the fates of funding for school programs and operations, as well as capital projects and technology.

Getting Washington working again – a missed opportunity of the 2012 legislative session | GUEST OPINION

  • Apr 19, 2012 at 8:32AM

It’s encouraging to see the state’s unemployment rate drop to 8.2 percent in February. That’s down almost a full percentage point from February 2011 when unemployment was at 9.1 percent. It demonstrates our state’s economy is slowly showing signs of recovery.

Veterans Job Fair returns to Armed Forces Reserve Center

  • Apr 19, 2012 at 9:29AM

Area veterans came to the Snohomish County Regional Veterans’ Job and Resource Fair ready to pursue careers, as the event returned to the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Marysville on Tuesday, April 10.

Letter Carriers Food Drive set for May 12

  • Apr 24, 2012 at 1:42PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Marysville, Arlington and Smokey Point post offices are gearing up for their annual Letter Carriers Food Drive on Saturday, May 12, to benefit the Marysville and Arlington community food banks.

Free dental screenings at Stilly Senior Center May 1

  • Apr 24, 2012 at 1:44PM

SMOKEY POINT — The "Smiles for Life" Dental Access Program will be conducting a free screening day from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 1, at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, located at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington.

County wants input on fair housing options

  • Apr 24, 2012 at 1:50PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center will serve as the site for one of three forums conducted by the Snohomish County Human Services Department to obtain community input on fair housing.

Smokey Point dentist offers free oral cancer screenings April 25

  • Apr 24, 2012 at 6:00PM updated at 11:39PM

SMOKEY POINT — Local dentist Dr. George R. Hussey is teaming up with the Oral Cancer Foundation to observe Oral Cancer Awareness Month by offering free oral cancer screenings on Wednesday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rep. Larsen holds telephone town hall on April 26

  • Apr 25, 2012 at 11:45AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington state's 2nd Congressional District, will hold a telephone town hall on Thursday, April 26, starting at 6 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

A touch of socialism might be good | OPINION

  • Apr 25, 2012 at 11:57AM

Seeds of Socialism are being sowed in every pre-school and kindergarten in Snohomish County. You find them reflected in children’s progress reports as, “Has learned to share toys.” Kids who carry that attitude through life might even fall for radical ideas like sharing a medical system. Lucky for conservatives that not every child goes to kindergarten.

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