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The event is set for noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the headquarters, 8010 180th St. SE, Snohomish. People can watch a demonstration of how firefighters cut car-crash victims out of wreckage and check out emergency vehicles.
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Googlea s got good news, and cash, for Snohomish County teachers
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 .
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Snohomish council asks Inslee to fill House seat
The Snohomish County Council couldn't decide on a nominee to replace State Rep. Mike Hope, so it is asking Gov. Jay Inslee to do it. The Herald reports the council on Monday could not muster majority support for one of three nominees submitted by Republicans precinct officers of the 44th Legislative District.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
WA State Workforce Development Councils get less federal funding than last year
Take a look at the unemployment data for King and Snohomish counties for the past year and it's easy to see why those two areas saw such a decrease in funds for workforce development from the federal Department of Labor. Take a look at the unemployment data for King and Snohomish counties for the past year and it's easy to see why those two areas saw such a decrease in funds for workforce development from the federal Department of Labor.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
29 children now thought to have resurgent D68 virus
The number of Washington children suspected of having a respiratory virus that is sweeping the nation has increased to 29, including children from Snohomish and Island counties, state Department of Health officials said Friday. Kids from King, Grant, Chelan and Whatcom counties and the cities of Yakima and Spokane are being tested to see if they have enterovirus D68 , said Kelly Stowe, a Department of Health spokeswoman.
State candidate benefit from cash given to others | Jerry Cornfield
The battle for state legislative seats this fall will be fought in part with hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations recycled from the campaigns of incumbent lawmakers. Since May, nearly $2.8 million has been collected by the Democratic and Republican caucuses in the state House and Senate from members up for election this year.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Do it today
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.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Virus outbreak might include 2 kids from Snohomish County
The two cases from Snohomish County are among 15 children ages 6 months to 14 years suspected of having a disease called enterovirus 68 . Other suspected cases in Washington have been reported in Grant and King counties, and in Wenatchee and Yakima.
Olympia lawmakers show deftness at recycling | the Petri Dish
The battle for legislative seats this fall will be fought in part with hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations recycled from the campaigns of incumbent lawmakers. Since May, nearly $2.8 million has been collected by the Democratic and Republican caucuses in the state House and Senate from members up for election this year.
Watch for flying fruit at Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl
Find out this weekend. The seventh annual Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl and Medieval Faire is Saturday and Sunday at Alexander Farm Corner and the pumpkins will be flying.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Snohomish County musicians climb the charts with new album
Snohomish County natives Beth Whitney and Bradford Loomis have each been performing independent of one another and making name for themselves for years. They met each other almost two years ago when Loomis caught wind of Whitney's record release.
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Back-to-School 'Food Truck-In' at this Saturday's Des Moines Farmers Market
What a gorgeous day last Saturday, sunny with a cooling breeze off the water. Even with the Huskies at home and the opening of the Puyallup Fair there was still lot of shoppers stocking up for the coming week! Here is my tip for the week: I am a bread freak and I call in my order to the Snohomish Bakery on Friday and the order is delivered by Ingrid on Saturday.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
At this farm, growing knowledge is as important as the crops
Sometimes it takes a small farm to make a big impact. The Caruso Farm is a family farm in the Snohomish River Valley.
Council may shoot down marijuana shops soon
The City Council voted 4-3 to draft a new ordinance to outright ban recreational marijuana retailers. The decision was met with thunderous applause and cheers from a group of more than 60 residents at last week's council meeting.
Get lost wandering at Lord Hill Park
Not far from the town of Snohomish, Washington, lies Lord Hill Regional Park, named for Mitchell Lord who owned the land and homestead until 1884. Visitors can see his former home at the intersection of 127th Avenue SE and the old Snohomish-Monroe Highway.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Mid-Columbia STEM Network Awarded $200,000 Grant
Richland, WA The Washington State STEM Education Foundation today announced it will receive a multi-year grant totaling $200,000 from Washington STEM to help improve teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and math in the region and to launch the Mid-Columbia STEM Network . The Mid-Columbia STEM Network is leveraging the successful community movement that launched the STEM focused Delta High School to ensure all students have a strong STEM foundation.
Workforce Snohomish begins search for leader as president retires
Sue Ambler, 58, led the agency for eight years, overseeing a staff of more than 30 employees with a $9 million annual budget. Workforce Snohomish focuses on creating a competitive labor pool for Snohomish County and runs employment centers in Everett, Mountlake Terrace and Monroe.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Canoes get their due: Tulalip exhibit treats them with love and respect
The Coast Salish Canoes exhibit at the Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip will run until June, 2015. The exhibit features historic canoes, tools and various photographs from an era when canoes were a mainstay of travel in Northwest Washington.
On a mission of mercy and education in West Africa
Danette Ver Woert, a nurse and faculty member at UW Bothell, with children in Togo during a medical mission to the West African country this summer Danette Ver Woert, a nurse and faculty member at UW Bothell, with children in Togo during a medical mission to the West African country this summer John Stewart, of Snohomish, hugs a child who presented him with flowers during a medical and humanitarian trip to the West African country of Togo this summer.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Class of 1942: Snohomish High graduates gather for 72nd reunion
The Gold Bar couple were among old friends gathered Wednesday at Hill Park, overlooking Blackmans Lake in Snohomish. Their shared histories stretch back decades, through the Great Depression, World War II and all the years since.