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- Dec 14, 2012 at 4:29PM
Representatives of the Marysville and Arlington school districts have joined county, state and national officials in reacting to the shooting on the morning of Friday, Dec. 14, at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., which killed 26 people total, including 20 children.
- Dec 16, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 4:27PM
Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, will hold a telephone town hall Monday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. PST.
- Dec 16, 2012 at 11:56AM
The Snohomish County Multi-agency Response Team (SMART) has responded to the scene at the 16300 block of SR 9 to investigate a possible trooper-involved shooting. One suspect was taken into custody and is being treated at Harborview Medical Center. No troopers or officers were injured, according to Shari L. Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 2:01PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which will be in effect from 10 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, until noon, Tuesday, Dec. 18, for the east Puget Sound lowlands, including Everett and vicinity.
- Dec 18, 2012 at 3:02PM
MARYSVILLE — The Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Marysville is inviting the surrounding community to join them for a candlelight vigil on Saturday, Dec. 22, in memory of the victims of the school shooting in Connecticut nearly one week prior, on Dec. 14.
- Dec 18, 2012 at 5:32PM
The driver who was shot by a Washington State Patrol trooper on Sunday, Dec. 16, has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on Tuesday, Dec. 18, for attempting to elude and second-degree assault. The 50-year-old Federal Way man was discharged from Harborview Medical Center earlier that same day.
- Dec 19, 2012 at 8:24AM
- Dec 19, 2012 at 8:36AM
The Lady Cougars basketball team may have underestimated the strength of the Coupeville Wolves on Tuesday, Dec. 12, as Lakewood suffered a 40-32 loss to the Cascade Conference 1A school.
- Dec 24, 2012 at 7:00AM
Snohomish County PUD offers the following advice to save energy, stay safe and be comfortable in your home during winter storms:
- Dec 27, 2012 at 7:00AM
EVERETT — Unless Congress acts, the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program will expire at the end of December, effectively cutting off more than 45,000 people from unemployment benefits statewide.
- Dec 23, 2012 at 2:50PM
You can keep track of Santa's progress on Christmas Eve.
- Dec 28, 2012 at 8:45AM
The recent deaths of three Washington teens — a 14-year-old Bellingham girl, a 17-year-old boy in Shoreline, and an 18-year-old Washington State University student — remind us just how dangerous alcohol is for minors. As parents and co-chairs of the Washington State Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking our hearts go out to the families and friends who are suffering these terrible losses.
- Dec 28, 2012 at 8:47AM
Merry Christmas, Marysville and Arlington. Each December 25th, much of our world celebrates the long-ago birth of a child who championed a way of life that so inflamed movers and shakers that they had him killed. He had preached a kind of peace that springs from doing simple acts of kindness that have little connection with riches and power. Trouble is, aside from some odd individuals who never fit in with socioeconomic progress, it’s never seriously been tried.
- Dec 31, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 9:41AM
The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency sussed a Stage 1 burn ban Dec. 29 for Pierce and Snohomish counties. This ban remains in effect until further notice.
- Dec 31, 2012 at 10:33AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has called a burn ban on all outdoor burning starting Monday Dec. 31 for several Indian reservations in Washington due to stagnant air conditions as a high pressure system settles in the region. This burn ban will be in place until further notice.
- Jan 3, 2013 at 8:06AM
- Jan 3, 2013 at 8:09AM
When lawmakers convene Jan. 14 in Olympia for a scheduled 105-day legislative session, the eyes of the state Supreme Court will be focused on how the Legislature will respond to its mandate to fully fund a 21st-century public education system. On Jan. 5, 2012, the court ruled in McCleary v. State of Washington that lawmakers have failed to meet the state’s constitutional and paramount duty to “amply provide for the education of all Washington children as the state’s first and highest priority before any other state programs or operations.”
- Jan 3, 2013 at 8:23AM
For years, the Buzz Inn Steakhouse was a traditional fixture of Smokey Point, just northeast of the I-5 exit, but a few months ago, the restaurant’s owners felt it was time for a change.
- Jan 3, 2013 at 8:32AM
The former executive director of People Helping Horses in Arlington has recently settled with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office after an investigation into the Snohomish County horse rescue’s management, and following the installation of new controls on the organization’s fundraising and financial practices, but the non-profit’s ousted leader still takes issue with the allegations levied against her.
- Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has lifted the burn ban on outdoor burning for Indian reservations west of the Cascade Mountains.
- Jan 4, 2013 at 4:28AM
SMOKEY POINT — City of Marysville Public Works officials are advising motorists that the new 156th Street I-5 overcrossing will be closed for two weeks, starting on Jan. 14, to complete finishing touches on the project.
- Jan 4, 2013 at 2:34PM
ARLINGTON — Drivers should anticipate minor daytime delays on southbound Interstate 5 at the Stillaguamish River bridge north of Arlington for four days.
- Jan 4, 2013 at 3:00PM
ARLINGTON — Friday, Jan. 4, is the last day to receive member pricing when you RSVP for the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce's luncheon and installation of its new Board on Tuesday, Jan. 8.
- Jan 5, 2013 at 4:01PM
Snohomish County is seeking to fill an opening on its Civil Service Commission. The Civil Service Commission was created by the state Legislature to establish a merit system of employment for county deputy sheriffs and other employees of the office of county sheriff, thereby raising the standards and efficiency of law enforcement in general.
- Jan 7, 2013 at 5:33PM
The Snohomish Health District has reported that three residents of Snohomish County have died recently from the severe flu that is circulating throughout Western Washington. An Everett woman in her 80s, an Edmonds woman in her 80s and a Bothell woman in her 40s and died in late December in Snohomish County hospitals. All had underlying medical conditions.