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2 hrs ago | KOMO News

Body of 70-year-old man found in Martha Lake

The body of a 70-year-old man who went missing after an afternoon swim in Martha Lake has been located, Snohomish County Sheriff's officials said.

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Related Topix: Martha Lake, WA

6 hrs ago | UW Dawg Pound

Jim Lambright's Domestic Violence Incident - A Legal Perspective

Several weeks ago, Jim Lambright was booked in a Snohomish County Jail for an incident that allegedly involved him grabbing his 23-year old granddaughter by the ankle for several feet.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Washington NCAA

8 hrs ago | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Signs seized by city, legality of removal questioned

A series of hand-lettered signs like this one opposing Sultan mayor Carolyn Eslick's bid for County Executive recently was removed from the BNSF railroad right-of-way, all but the last one reading "Vote Eslick."

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Related Topix: Sultan, WA

8 hrs ago | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Gold Dust Days "best one ever"

Between the Miss Gold Dust pageant, the pinup contest, the car races, live music and the children's activities, Gold Dust Days had something for everyone.

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Related Topix: Gold Bar, WA

11 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Guest: The havoc of competing for jail contracts

COMPETITION and the profit motive is the foundation of the American economy, but should it drive the delivery of sensitive government services such as adult detention? For decades, detention policy was pretty simple: Counties operated jails, felons went to county jails, and cities contracted with counties to house their misdemeanants.

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Related Topix: Prison, King County, WA, Fife, WA, Yakima County, WA, Opinion

15 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Distinct voices in House contest

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, faces three challengers in his bid to keep a seat in the Washington State House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: US News, Island County, WA, Skagit County, WA, Oak Harbor, WA, Langley, WA

20 hrs ago | HeraldNet

$1.3M settlement for county workers over health benefits

Leaders from the union that represents most Snohomish County employees say they received their largest-ever settlement this month for $1.3 million.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

HeraldNet

Vehicular homicide charged in 2013 crash on Highway 529

A Bellevue man is now charged with vehicular homicide for what investigators say was a drug- and alcohol-fueled crash on Highway 529 last year.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mukilteo, WA

North Sound

M'ville looks to force landowners to sell to widen State from 3 to 5 lanes

The City Council will consider using eminent domain to obtain land to widen State Avenue from three to five lanes at its meeting tonight at 7 in council chambers.

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North Sound

M'ville mayor wants to bridge gap if coal trains come through town

What he wouldn't like would be increased train traffic in town. What he would like is federal and state money to build more bridges over the railroad to improve traffic flow with fewer delays waiting for trains.

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Related Topix: Ferndale, WA, Longview, WA, Marysville, WA, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA)

North King County

Nelson Beazley joins Snohomish County Sheriff's Office command staff

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce that Nelson Beazley has accepted the position of Bureau Chief.

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Related Topix: Arlington, WA

North King County

Single lane closure on York and Jewell Road

The Snohomish County of Public Works is shutting down traffic on the maltby area on York and Jewell Road to install water, sewer and storm facilities for the Carter Estates Project.

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HeraldNet

Guest Commentary/City Policies: Dona t confuse criminals and homeless

"Any policy that punishes those in poverty is a bad policy," says Dr. Donna Beegle, former professor at Portland State University and CEO of Communication Across Barriers.

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Related Topix: Portland State University, Arlington, WA, Opinion

HeraldNet

Phone scammers rely on new trick - posing as deputies

Scammers call potential victims, posing as Snohomish County sheriff's deputies. They demand money and threaten to arrest victims with a warrant.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Darrington, WA

HeraldNet

Motive in deadly attack on couple eludes police

Investigators say they may never know why Riley Leif Ottersen leveled his gun at two people on Camano Island on Feb. 16. Ottersen opened fire , killing Bret Berlin, 44, and wounding a woman.

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Related Topix: Camano Island, WA, Mukilteo, WA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Search for Snohomish drowning victim resumes

Deputies with the Snohomish County Sheriff's office are searching for the body of a man who drowned in the Snohomish River.

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Related Topix: Snohomish, WA

Seattle Times

Sunday Memo: Man at party drowns in Snohomish River ... Bertha repair ...

Young man missing, likely drowned in Snohomish River : The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says the 21-year-old man was in a canoe that capsized after midnight as he and others were being ferried to a party on a sandbar in the river.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

GOP Rep. resigns over voter fraud allegations

Trying to crack down on in-person voter fraud isn't a strong enough justification for Wisconsin's voter ID law, a federal judge ruled Tuesday, because voter impersonation virtually never occurs now and is unlikely to become a real problem in the future.

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

My Edmonds

Goodwin to kick off re-election campaign for Snohomish County District Court at Loft Wednesday

Supporters of Judge Jeffrey Goodwin announced that they will be hosting a campaign kick-off for his re-election campaign to Snohomish County District Court from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the Loft Cafe and Social Lounge, 515 Main St., in downtown Edmonds.

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA

South Whidbey Record

Sound Off | Bluff stabilization is a Langley responsibility

Please address a solution to the separate and serious landslides on Wharf Street in 2013.

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Related Topix: Langley, WA, Island County, WA, Oso, WA, Opinion

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