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DSHS Chief: Legislature to blame for lack of drug treatment funding
The top human services official in the state, Sec. of DSHS, Kevin Quigley, authored a string of emails Thursday to defend his agency and put the blame squarely on the legislature for failing to adequately fund outpatient and detox drug treatment for addicts across the state who are poor.
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The Daily Democrat
Esparto native named Officer inCharge at naval facility inWash.
Esparto native Commander John Regelbrugge III assumed his new role March 4 as Officer in Charge for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility Detachment in Everett, Wash.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
‘The Tutor’ graduates to Village stage
By Maryrose Wood and Andrew Gerle. Through April 27 at Village Theatre, Issaquah, and May 2-25 at Everett Performing Arts Center; $25-$65 .
DNA on hat leads to arrest in home invasion robbery
It came in as a home invasion robbery report involving three men bursting into a north Everett home claiming to be police officers.
Ortiz-Self's first bill clears Senate, heads to governor
State Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self's first bill to pass in the House of Representatives passed the State Senate on a 45-4 vote Friday, just a few minutes before the cutoff deadline.
Legislature: Help for food banks good step
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Noted crusader for racial justice inspires Everett crowd
Cornel West captivated an Everett audience with his words and stories, his unflinching look at a painful history and his inspiring call for love, service and integrity.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Get your spririts up at Snohomish on the Rocks distillery festival
Get a sip of the finest vodkas, whiskeys and gins at Snohomish on the Rocks, the annual distillery festival set for Saturday, March 22. The event will be held at Thomas Family Farm, south of downtown Snohomish at 9010 Marsh Rd. Event officials are anticipating more than 1,000 people will come to sample spirits from more than 25 distilleries at the ... (more)
Woman with ties to white supremacists to get life term for NW killing spree
A woman who claimed ties to white supremacist prison gangs has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy that involved four deaths in three states, guaranteeing herself a life sentence.
Woman begins new life in Alaska after U-Haul was stolen in Everett
She went grocery shopping on Monday in donated clothes. For work, she'll wear donated scrubs.
The Fresno Bee
Woman to get life term for Northwest killing spree
Holly Grigsby and David Pedersen were accused in the killings of Pedersen's father and stepmother in Everett, Wash, an Oregon teenager and a California man.
Front Porch: Mill Creek seeking volunteers to train for citizens patrol
The training is on Tuesday and Thursday nights through May. Applicants must be at least 18 and be willing to volunteer for two years.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Bothell Reporter
Snohomish County man on most wanted list for armed robberies
Authorities consider Snohomish County resident Dion Thorne an armed and dangerous felon who won't go down without a fight.
Public transit ridership rises in Seattle, falls in Everett
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Wing Cracks Lead To Dreamliner Production Delay
Hairline cracks have been discovered in the wings of some 787's that are being built.
Sherren's Glassworks in Clinton, WA: beautiful, functional glass art
Sherren Anderson remembered collecting paperweights as a child. But, it took many years for her childhood passion to work its way into her adult world.
JAL Dreamliner lands on one engine after oil pressure problem
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Japan Airlines was forced to land prematurely in Hawaii, after pilots shut down one of its engines.
Cut in funding could close county detox center, drug programs
Snohomish County's only publicly funded in-patient detox center says it might have to close, and outpatient drug and alcohol programs could be cut, because of a drop in how much the state pays for treatment.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Stellar names go from simple to complex
I've been into amateur astronomy ever since I was teenager which is more years ago than I care to share with you.