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But Ehrhardt, the music teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School in Marysville for the past nine years, got a bit of good news in an email Monday: The Internet giant Google is giving her $2,179.59 so she can buy choral risers for student concerts. Ehrhardt is one of 34 teachers in Snohomish County - and one of nearly 300 in the Puget Sound region - who woke up Monday morning to learn that they'd be receiving a check from Google's charitable arm, Google.org .
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Leaders of a project to build an elevated interpretive boardwalk trail at the southeast end of McCollum Park figure they've completed about 55 percent of the work. The boardwalk will use more than 250,000 pounds of pop bottles and containers that have been recycled into plastic lumber.
S nohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 402 calls the week of Sept. 4-10: 319 emergency medical aid calls, 31 motor vehicle collisions, 22 fires, 13 service calls, 3 natural gas leaks and 14 automatic fire alarms.
Hoptopia Imperial IPA from Everett's Scuttlebutt Brewing was awarded the Silver Medal in the English Style IPA category at the International Beer Cup in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday. Hoptopia was the only product Scuttlebutt entered and the silver medal was the highest medal awarded in the category.
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Mars Hill Everett has settled into the downtown armory building, but like other branches of the Seattle-based megachurch, it's in the midst of a tempest. Despite that storm, which has Mars Hill's charismatic founder, Mark Driscoll, at its center, the pastor in Everett believes the church will have a home here for years.
An analysis of the 2,261 traffic stops in which the Washington State Patrol has issued tickets or warnings through July of this year finds more than half of the violators are over the age of 30. Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste believes the problem of texting drivers, as well as those distracted by holding cell phones to their ears, is getting worse. "We are just glued to these things as a society," he said.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded the district a $10,341 Project School Emergency Response to Violence grant . The grant program, also know as Project SERV, is intended to cover costs for schools affected by a violent or traumatic event.
Diane Rogers and Linden Kimbrough are used to doing the work themselves. For years, the women have planted, weeded and watered a garden just south of Everett's old train station on Bond Street.
Snohomish Class of 1942 celebrates 72-year reunion ." ) My beautiful sister, Dolores Ahern Sunley, was part of that class.
I applaud the Herald's recent editorial, " Watching as birds fall away ." This is a real issue with real local impacts.
The seventh annual Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl and Medieval Faire is Saturday and Sunday at Alexander Farm Corner and the pumpkins will be flying. The festival begins at 10 a.m. on both days.
The aurora borealis is shown in Alaska in 2013. The light show is a rarity in the Puget Sound region, but it may be visible this weekend.
The latest person to die was scheduled to be transferred to the Marysville Jail Sept. 10. He was supposed to appear in court on a charge of third-degree theft out of Arlington, sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton said.
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