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Washington state bridge collapse points to bigger problems
A collapsed section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River is seen in an aerial view Friday, May 24, 2013.
Fri May 24, 2013
Seattle's 'pot pigs' go high on hog
Never mind the potbelly pigs. How about pot in the pigs? That's what Seattle butcher shop BB Ranch is experimenting with, in a "high on the hog" story from Seattle Metropolitan on pigs raised on weed-laced feed.
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Rep. Morris' and Lytton's statement on bridge collapse
State Representatives Jeff Morris and Kristine Lytton issued the following statement regarding the collapse of the Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge: "First, we would like to join all those who have commended the tremendous work of our first responders, whose actions miraculously ensured that no one lost their lives in the collapse of the Skagit ... (more)
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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington
Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington.
Governor Inslee Officially Declares State of Emergency in Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom Counties
WHEREAS , a section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River in Skagit County collapsed on May 23, 2013, closing the Interstate in both directions, requiring implementation of detours through adjacent neighborhood roadways, causing extensive disruption of the primary north and south bound transportation route through Western Washington, and ... (more)
Weekends are for fun: Beach walks, cars, Folklife, Darrington Day and more
A tribute to the automobile: Cruzin' to Colby is Sunday in downtown Everett. About 400 cars will roll through downtown, while crowds of onlookers admire the machinery.
Thu May 23, 2013
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Free workshop focuses on shoreline protection
Snohomish County and Island County residents wanting to learn how they can protect and maintain their shoreline property in Port Susan are invited to a free workshop at the Stillaguamish Grange Hall on Saturday, June 1. The event, hosted by the Northwest Straits Foundation and the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee in partnership with ... (more)
The List: Top 5 corporate philanthropists - medium companies
The Puget Sound Business Journal ranks the biggest Washington corporate philanthropists by corporate and foundation giving in the state in 2012.
The Conversation About Ads On The Bus Goes Round And Round
Most bus ads are pretty innocuous: advertising metro, plumbers or movies. But what about when groups want to pay for controversial ads? Snohomish Community Transit has just rejected a bus advertisement from a gun control group, Washington Ceasefire.
Public outcry to help starving horses in Snohomish, Washington
Private citizens in Washington State have come forward regarding horses that they say are starving in Snohomish, Washington.
Wed May 22, 2013
Are you ready for the 2013 Summer Meltdown Festival? The lineup was recently announced and it is a pretty serious sign that things are just going to keep getting bigger and better for this festival in Darrington.
Filing deadline closes for November local races
The deadline to file for local races closed Friday, May 17 with Monroe Mayor Robert Zimmerman declining to file for re-election. On the last day to file for local office last week, two people had filed to run for mayor: Geoffrey Thomas, who had already announced his candidacy for mayor, and Ed Davis.
Tue May 21, 2013
NSD considering schedule changes
Northshore schools will likely change next year's school calendar to make the school day 10 minutes longer with a two-hour early release or late arrival once per week.
Snohomish Co. Council to ID Reardon's replacement
The Daily Herald of Everett reports the council voted 4-0 Monday to begin the process of identifying his replacement.
Mon May 20, 2013
Snohomish transit organization rejects anti-gun ad
The main transit organization in Snohomish County is declining to run advertisements from a statewide gun control group on public buses.
Fri May 17, 2013
Alleged Reardon mistress accused in assault of ex-husband
Tami Dutton, the woman who claimed she had an on-and-off six-year affair with Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, appeared before a district court judge in Everett Friday following her arrest Thursday for fourth-degree assault.
Find fun this weekend: Aviation day, live music, local spirits, Sesame Street, more
Paine Field Aviation Day is Saturday. A P-51 Mustang from Historic Flight Foundation and P-47 Thunderbolt from Flying Heritage Collection fly.
Thu May 16, 2013
Educational Service District 113 Board Names New Superintendent
The ESD 113 Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Dana Anderson as Superintendent of ESD 113.
Wed May 15, 2013
Marijuana laced bacon anyone? BB Ranch serves up pot fed pigs
Anyone for a little pot cured bacon? The BB Ranch butcher shop in Seattle is selling pork chops, ham, bacon and other meat that comes from marijuana fed pigs.