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52 min ago | HeraldNet

Oso clean-up concern: What about the last victim?

As Snohomish County spends millions of dollars for crews to remove giant piles of debris left by the Oso mudslide, some are questioning whether enough is being done to find the lone victim still missing in the disaster.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Natural Disasters, Mudflow

4 hrs ago | HeraldNet

In Our View/State's smart-grid matching grants: Sink or swim on renewables

The promise of renewable energy has been disrupted by history and the dynamics of supply and demand.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Solar Energy, Opinion

9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Snohomish County: Hulten's wrist slap insults citizens

So, Kevin Hulten must pay a nominal fine and pick up litter for a few days as a consequence of "tampering" with evidence in a criminal investigation.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

HeraldNet

Rabbit rescued by firefighters in Chelan County

Herald staff BRIDGEPORT - Snohomish County crews are among those battling a wildfire in Chelan County this week.

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Related Topix: Chelan County, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Sultan, WA, Lake Stevens, WA, Gold Bar, WA

HeraldNet

Judge questions reduced charge for career criminal

A Snohomish County Superior Court judge wasn't pleased about giving a career criminal a break Thursday and grilled attorneys about how a potential life sentence got reduced to a two-year stint behind bars.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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)

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

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

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

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