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6 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Front Porch: Get schooled on fish habitat

The Citizen Action Training School , sponsored by Sound Salmon Solutions , is a free program in watershed and Puget Sound ecology with a focus on civic engagement, and legal and regulatory processes that affect resource management.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Everett, WA, Snohomish, WA

10 hrs ago | North King County

Single lane closure on 45th Avenue in Bothell

The closure will take place from 7:30 am.m. to 5 p.m. The Gordon Company was given permission from the Snohomish County Department of Public Works to close one lane of traffic on 45th Avenue Southeast north of 228th Street Southeast.

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA

14 hrs ago | Port Orchard Orchard

District Court | Social media investigation results lead to charges against man

A Washington man was arrested and charged with having immoral communications with a person he believed was an underage girl from South Kitsap.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, Kitsap County, WA, Port Orchard, WA

19 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Problem-plagued county morgue gets new oversight

Snohomish County has hired a police supervisor with a strong forensics resume to continue reforms at the Medical Examiner's Office .

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA, Monroe, WA, Oso, WA

23 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Change of tune: Snohomish County Music Project finds right note for success

In the annals of struggling arts organizations, the story of the Snohomish County Music Project stands out for finding a creative solution to the perennial problem of survival.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Everett, WA, Marysville, WA, Mukilteo, WA

23 hrs ago | HeraldNet

'He is a remarkable man': Students celebrate birthday of former music teacher with ALS

Yes, ice water was involved. Maybe you're tired of seeing pails poured over heads, but Jim Hashman's story is so much more than anybody taking the Ice Bucket Challenge .

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA, Mountlake Terrace, WA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

HeraldNet

Doing more with less: Providence gets creative to give care to those who need it most

The clinic, located on the Everett Community College campus, is part of Providence's community benefit program .

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Nursing

HeraldNet

Coffee stands raked in millions through sex trade, prosecutors say

A former nude dancer who jumped into the controversial bikini coffee stand business deposited more than $2 million in her bank in just three years.

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

HeraldNet

Peoria Home for former sex workers gains nonprofit status

Organizers working to establish Peoria Home recently were notified that the program received nonprofit status.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit

HeraldNet

EVCC center to combine technical training

'People want what we have and they're very aggressive at trying to recruit businesses away and they do that by trying to meet the needs of those businesses,' said John Bonner, Everett Community College's executive director of Corporate & Continuing Education.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, Everett, WA, Mukilteo, WA

My Edmonds

Solar comes of age in Edmonds

Dan Fine stands next to the state-of-the-art electric meter that measures electricity flowing both in and out of their home.

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA, Snohomish, WA, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Tax

HeraldNet

For county youngsters, fair's a chance to earn that first paycheck

The elephant ears are frying, the Ferris wheel is rolling and the animals are strutting their stuff at the Evergreen State Fair .

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Related Topix: Gold Bar, WA, Sultan, WA, Monroe, WA, Snohomish, WA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

HeraldNet

100 years in the making: Sixth generation taking its place at honored Lake Stevens farm

Jeff Fjeld, with wife Renee Schwarzmiller and Judd Schwarzmiller driving, work on the family farm in Lake Stevens.

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Related Topix: Lake Stevens, WA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

HeraldNet

Walmart girds for Everett opening

Snohomish County's newest Walmart is almost finished with children's coats hanging from racks, ice cream stacked in freezers and Blu-ray DVDs piled in bins.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

HeraldNet

Clothes For Kids grows along with school children

When she first saw the need, Sharie Ennis was a PTA president with one daughter in elementary school and the other in middle school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Edmonds, WA, Marysville, WA, Lynnwood, WA, Education Etc.

Mukilteo Tribune

Everett crime generally down

Crime is generally down in most parts of Everett compared to long-range figures, but a few areas have gone up in line with regional crime trends.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Volunteers spend golden years restoring planes

Pete Graven got hooked on aviation as a young boy, listening to stories from his uncle, a WWI fighter pilot.

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Related Topix: Cathcart, WA, Bellevue, WA

North King County

Health district seeks comment on local smoking code proposal

Snohomish Health District is currently seeking preliminary public comment on a proposal to adopt and amend the state Smoking in Public Places law .

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Snohomish, WA

HeraldNet

Election: Require specificity on McCleary plans

If your answer includes the phrase "fund education within existing revenues," please list the current programs you will cut to achieve the minimum of $3.5 billion that we need.

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Related Topix: McCleary, WA, Everett, WA, Opinion

Marysville Globe

Woman dies, man hurt in single-car crash at Tulalip

A 47-year-old woman died and a 49-year-old man seriously injured in a single-car accident in Tulalip Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Tulalip, WA

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