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Return of the Salmon Celebration will return in 2014
Return of the Salmon Celebration Committee member Matthew War Bonnet with Master of Ceremonies Renee Roman Nose during the 2013 Return of the Salmon Celebration.
House candidates face Snohomish Council interviews
GOP precinct officers earlier this month made nominations the 44th District House seat.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Snohomish crime stats show increase in arrests
On paper, crime is up in Snohomish, yes, but mainly because of an increased presence of police making contact with those that commit the crimes.
Talk of marijuana shops in Snohomish stirs public
Last week's discussion on marijuana drew almost 40 people on whether Snohomish should allow recreational marijuana businesses or continue its prohibition on the businesses.
Updated Snohomish has lowest primary voter turnout in state
Snohomish County had the dubious distinction of recording the lowest voter turnout in the state during the primary election.
Many students returning to failing schools
With the new school year less than a week away, thousands of parents in Snohomish County and throughout the state are dealing with some sobering news: their children are enrolled in schools the federal government deems to be failing.
A most deserving honor: France bestows honor on Snohomish vet
Douglas Whipple's face is reflected in a display case on the kitchen table that is filled with WWII honors, memorabilia, dog tags and more.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Artist of the year: Schack show honors Snohomish watercolor specialist
Pinney, the Schack Art Center's Artist of the Year for 2014, is the focus of the current show at the Schack in Everett.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Journal of the San Juans
Convicted sex offender back behind bars 24 hours after release
A San Juan Island man who recently served six months for a felony sex offense faces a new round of criminal charges for allegedly spending time with a woman and her child shortly after his release from jail.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Suspected 'Alabama Band Bandit' captured near Everett
Police on Tuesday arrested a man believed to be the so-called "Alabama Band Bandit," suspected of robbing at least five banks in Snohomish, King and Members of the Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force found a vehicle believed to be associated with the 40-year-old man in the 100 block of 128th Street Southeast near Everett, according to a ... (more)
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Monroe fights back against retail theft
Monroe's East Snohomish County Retail Theft Prevention Group has been working hard to make shoplifting in Monroe and other areas a bit more challenging for local would-be thieves.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Everett paying for new website, holding contest for new logo
The city is planning to pay a company for a new website, and also wants to get a new logo.
At odds over water: A Snohomish farmer disputes need for a third meter
Jay Hagen hauls water from one barn to another barn across the street where his sheep and pigs live at his farm in Snohomish on Thursday.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Growing pains: Lake Stevens makes plans to cope with rapid expansion
Children read and play in the Lake Stevens Library on Wednesday. The library, which at 2,400 square feet is the smallest in the Sno-Isle system, serves about 40,000 people; a bond measure to build a bigger library could move forward in the next year or two.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Grant to help Stilly Valley economy
The U.S. Economic Development Administration has announced that it has awarded Economic Alliance Snohomish County a $150,000 grant to develop a long-term economic redevelopment strategy for the North Stillaguamish Valley.
Weekend best bets: Beer fest, food trucks, Fresh Paint, kids fun, music
Eat, drink: Check out a wide selection of craft beers from 33 breweries on Saturday in Everett.
Bridesmaid and Groomsman Swap Outfits for Wedding Party Entrance
When groomsman Trevor Zakrajsek and his cousin, bridesmaid Kara Koch, were paired together for the wedding party entrance at his sister Natasha Zakrajsek's wedding in Snohomish, Washington, they decided to have a little fun with an otherwise stuffy tradition .
Stores are ganging up on shoplifters
In another case, two women grabbed high-end toothbrushes and ran for the fire exit.
Catch 3 days of tunes at the Snohomish Taste of Music
The seventh annual Snohomish Taste of Music festival, three days of blues, soul, jazz, rhythm and blues and funk, is Friday through Sunday in historic downtown Snohomish.
Snohomish: Senior Center built privately
Remodel annex for big savings ": He states that the Snohomish Senior Center was built "with taxpayer dollars."