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2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Danish sleek: See the best in modern furniture at Nordic museum

Is it the sexy look of the sets on TV's "Mad Men"? Is it a new generation of people looking for sleek lines? Is it our collective Scandinavian heritage floating to the top? Or is it, perhaps, the fact that the high end of homes most people can afford these days are those built in the 1950s and '60s? Not those expensive architectural masterpieces, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mountlake Terrace, WA, Kirkland, WA, Home Listing, Home, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

7 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Koster defining new ombudsman role in county

John Koster in December had accepted the role as an in-house, good-government watchdog after term limits forced him to leave his County Council job of 12 years.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA

11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Around the county

Bothell: North Creek Forest grant approved The city of Bothell has received a grant that will help it buy more parcels of land for the North Creek Forest.

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Related Topix: North Creek, WA, Bothell, WA, North Bend, WA, Monroe, WA

15 hrs ago | My Edmonds

Two in Edmonds-Woodway HS sexting case plead guilty to misdemeanor cyberstalking, serve jail time

T wo 18-year-olds involved in a sexting case that including tweeting an explicit photo of a 15-year-old Edmonds-Woodway High School girl have served jail time after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cyberstalking, the Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office said.

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KOMO News

Sheriff: Woman stabs neighbor in stomach during argument

A 52-year-old Sultan man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after his neighbor stabbed him in the stomach during an argument early Wednesday, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Sultan, WA

Public Power

July 10, 2014 - Snohomish PUD nets $7.3 million from state clean...

The Snohomish County Public Utility District in Everett, Wash., will receive $7.3 million in matching funds from the Washington Clean Energy Fund.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Snohomish, WA, Everett, WA, Alternative Energy, Energy

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Sultan forms task force on poverty, homelessness, at-risk youth

Makeshift tents constructed of tarps are evidence of the presence of homeless people living in 'squats" along the river on Snohomish County land across from Sultan.

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Related Topix: Sultan, WA

HeraldNet

In Our View/The Aaron Reardon Era: Learning from a bad example

There is a zombie-like quality to government. Neutralize the zombies and the subsequent calm masquerades as peace.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

HeraldNet

Logging panel rejects new rules regarding timber harvests

The state panel responsible for regulating logging on Tuesday rebuffed a citizen's demand for new rules aimed at improving public safety near timber harvests in landslide-prone areas.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Oso, WA

WSOCTV

Police: Woman threw baby out second-story window

A Washington woman whose family says she has a history of mental illness is being held in jail after she reportedly tossed her 1-year-old nephew out a second-story window.

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Related Topix: Lynnwood, WA

Bellingham Herald

Election View: Larsen supports transportation bill as road to growing jobs

I take great pride in representing Bellingham in Congress. Not only is it the most beautiful district in the country, it is also where I was born and raised.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Arlington, WA, US Politics, US News, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Bellingham Herald

Election View: Sutherland wants to save America for next generation

I am a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Afterwards I graduated from Gonzaga University as a biochemist and I spent my career researching and developing cancer therapies.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Gonzaga University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KOMO News

Have you seen this suspected Lynnwood bank robber?

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man suspected of robbing a local Bank of America Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lynnwood, WA

HeraldNet

Opportunity to give back: WSU interns from Arlington helping after slide

Hannah Hoffman, a WSU student interning with Arlington's Public Works Department, walks through wetlands near her office at Haller Park on Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Arlington, WA, Opportunity, WA, Washington State University, Darrington, WA, Oso, WA

North King County

Single lane closure to happen in Bothell July 9

The Snohomish County of Public Works is closing a single lane on Filbert Drive and Grimes Road from July 9 to July 29. the closure will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Grimes Road between Filbert Drive and 7th Ave. Se.

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA

Seattle Times

Sex offender wanted in Snohomish County now in New York State

A Level III sex offender from Canada who was wanted in Snohomish County for failing to register has been located in New York State, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Arlington, WA, Marysville, WA, Prison

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Master Gardener gets Sultan added to county garden tour

Master Gardener Kay George credits the natural beauty of her home's setting near the confluence of the Skykomish and Wallace Rivers for helping get her garden included in this year's Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation Summer Garden Tours.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Sultan, WA, Skykomish, WA, Washington State University, Life, Food, Recipes

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Food bank donations drop as grocery stores have less to give

The Sky Valley Food Bank trucks head out to collect donations on Friday morning, the 4th of July, from their base in Monroe.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Vegetables

Bellingham Herald

Property tax refunds for some in Snohomish County

The big-box retailers and the outlet mall at the Tulalip Tribes' Quil Ceda Village plus about 1,200 homeowners in the Marysville area are receiving a total of about $5 million.

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Related Topix: Marysville, WA, Thurston County, WA, Chehalis, WA

HeraldNet

Felony charges for alleged shoplifting

Two teens who allegedly tried to shoplift booze in June from an Everett Safeway while armed with a pellet gun are now facing felony robbery charges.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Everett, WA

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