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A Will and A Way | GUEST OPINION

  • Jul 3, 2012 at 6:46AM

Lately I have been meeting more and more families who are fighting a civil rights war that one might have thought had been won decisively four decades ago.

Washington State Patrol DUI emphasis runs through July 8

  • Jul 3, 2012 at 5:16PM

The Washington State Patrol began its DUI emphasis on Friday, June 29, and will be continuing it through Sunday, July 8, to cover both the Fourth of July holiday and the following weekend.

People Helping Horses receives $19,500 grant from PetSmart Charities

  • Jul 5, 2012 at 10:41AM

People Helping Horses recently received a $19,500 grant from PetSmart Charities to help with an especially challenging set of horse seizures.

United Way introduces varsity letter in community service for Snohomish County high school students

  • Jul 5, 2012 at 10:51AM

Student volunteers in Snohomish County will be now recognized in much the same way that student athletes in baseball, football, soccer and other sports are recognized through a new program organized by United Way of Snohomish County.

Area community groups receive funds from car show

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:20AM

The Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club recently presented more than $6,000 in funds to representatives of various area community groups, as proceeds from last year's Arlington Drag Strip Reunion and Car Show, and is already gearing up for this year's reunion and car show.

Arlington, Marysville extend marijuana moratoriums

  • Jul 9, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:08AM

The months of June and July saw the city councils of both Marysville and Arlington vote unanimously to extend their existing moratoriums on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries and collective gardens within their respective city limits, as representatives of both city governments called for further clarifications from the state and federal governments on this issue.

Poochapalooza And PPP | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Jul 11, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Jul 13, 2012 at 10:17AM

Target Zero team warns against drinking and driving while attending summer festivals

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 5:13PM

The Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force wants everyone to support and attend local community festivals this summer, but also would like to remind attendees to choose safe rides home if they decide to consume alcohol.

State distributes more vaccine for whooping cough epidemic

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 1:24PM

More than 2,000 new cases of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough," have been reported since the state Secretary of Health declared an epidemic on April 3. The epidemic is up to 2,883 reported cases and remains active, especially in Snohomish County, as state health officials urge vaccination and other disease prevention measures.

‘Here, sir, the people govern’ | GUEST OPINION

  • Jul 15, 2012 at 1:00PM

In the summer of 1889, 75 delegates assembled at the Territorial Capitol Building in Olympia to draft the state's constitution. Their first words demonstrated what they valued most. Article 1, Section 1 proclaims: "All political power is inherent in the people." This concept originated with the birth of our nation that sovereignty — ultimate power — lay neither in a king nor in a legislature, but resided in the people. And the people, being sovereign, could allocate that power however they chose. The founders of Washington believed in this principle so strongly that it became the foundation for the remainder of the state's constitution.

Mr. Buckles Oil Change Service Center wants customers to feel like family

  • Jul 17, 2012 at 1:00AM

SMOKEY POINT — The recently opened Mr. Buckles Oil Change Service Center proudly touts its family owned and operated roots, from owner Ted Pellegrini working with his father-in-law Vince Willett in the service bays to the unique name of the shop itself.

A Trivia Question | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Jul 18, 2012 at 10:42AM

A new bridge raises old memories | OPINION

  • Jul 18, 2012 at 11:10AM

Hello new bridge, goodbye old bridge. It was time for the rusty relic to go but with its passing, a bit more of Marysville’s history slips from view. The change brought up memories of what travelers encountered when crossing the bridge into Marysville in the 1950s.

Suspect in Blue Stilly Park homicide in custody

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 6:14AM

The person suspected of firing the weapon which struck a 20-year-old Ryan C. Mumm, of Stanwood, is in custody. The shooting took place at Blue Stilly Park near Arlington the evening of July 14. Mumm died July 15 from his injuries at an Everett hospital.

Snohomish Health District offers tips to avoid rabies from bats

  • Jul 20, 2012 at 5:02PM

Every summer, the Snohomish Health District takes dozens of calls about bats and how to stay healthy around them. Bats are the primary carriers of rabies in the Pacific Northwest, and are found in almost every county in Washington. Rabies causes a rare but often fatal illness in humans, and in wild and domestic animals. Rabies is transmitted through the saliva of the animal, which can be introduced through a bite or scratch.

United Way hosts Volunteer Appreciation Night at the Everett AquaSox

  • Jul 21, 2012 at 1:29PM

EVERETT — For more than a dozen years, United Way of Snohomish County has hosted Volunteer Appreciation Night at the Everett AquaSox. This year's event, featuring free tickets to all volunteers in Snohomish County and their families, will be held on Monday, Aug. 6, starting at 6:40 p.m. in the Everett Memorial Stadium, located at 3900 Broadway in Everett. The organization will also present the winner of this year's Roger Bouck Award for Volunteerism in Action just before the first pitch against the Boise Hawks.

Bryant Blueberry Festival returns July 28

  • Jul 21, 2012 at 3:18PM

ARLINGTON — Blueberries will take center stage during the Bryant Blueberry Festival on the Red Rooster Route on Saturday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual Blueberry Festival of the Bryant Blueberry Farm & Nursery, located at 5628 Grandview Rd. in Arlington, offers a variety of family activities for all ages.

Ballots and local voters' pamphlets mailed out for Aug. 7 primary

  • Jul 22, 2012 at 8:00AM

Snohomish County Elections has begun mailing ballots to more than 393,000 voters for the Aug. 7 primary.

Snohomish County's programs for World Hepatitis Day July 28

  • Jul 24, 2012 at 3:46PM

Viral hepatitis might be closer than you think, according to the international organizers of World Hepatitis Day on Saturday, July 28. In support of the global awareness campaign, the Snohomish Health District will display hepatitis information through Tuesday, July 31, in the atrium of the Rucker Building, located at 3020 Rucker Ave. in Everett. The Health District also will feature hepatitis information on "The Takeaway" radio program at 8:40 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, on KSER 90.7 FM.

Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber presents barbecue cook-off

  • Jul 25, 2012 at 10:21AM

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce will be raising funds by staging a barbecue cook-off later this summer, before their wine-tasting early in the fall.

Strike affects recycling collection for Arlington, Marysville

  • Jul 25, 2012 at 1:59PM

Waste Management Northwest customers in Arlington and Marysville will likely see their services affected in the wake of the strike by Teamsters Local 117 on Wednesday, July 25.

Strike affects all Waste Management Northwest services for Arlington, Marysville

  • Jul 27, 2012 at 3:09PM

Waste Management Northwest's residential and commercial customers in Arlington and Marysville will continue to see their services affected in the wake of the strike by Teamsters Local 117 that started on Wednesday, July 25.

Night Out Against Crime returns to Arlington, Marysville, Tulalip

  • Jul 30, 2012 at 10:17PM

The National Night Out Against Crime is returning to the Arlington, Marysville and Tulalip communities on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

United Way registering Snohomish County agencies for 'Days of Caring'

  • Jul 31, 2012 at 3:38PM

The United Way of Snohomish County is organizing its 19th annual Days of Caring, the largest volunteer event in the county, for Friday, Sept. 21, and Saturday, Sept 22.

Waste Management Northwest still not collecting from residential customers in Marysville, Arlington

  • Jul 31, 2012 at 4:22PM

As of Tuesday, July 31, Waste Management Northwest has deployed substitute drivers to commercial routes in Snohomish County, but its residential customers in Arlington and Marysville can still expect to be affected by the ongoing strike.

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