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‘Here, sir, the people govern’ | GUEST OPINION
Jul 13 2012, 1:38 PM
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, 1:00 AM
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, 10:49 AM
A new bridge raises old memories | OPINION
Jul 18 2012, 11:10 AM
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, 6:14 AM
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, 5:02 PM
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, 1:29 PM
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, 3:19 PM
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 21 2012, 3:47 PM
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, 3:46 PM
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.