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8 min ago | HeraldNet

Guest Commentary / Bresenia Flores Event Celebrates Family: Championing humanity over hatred

In May 2009, 9-year-old Brisenia Flores and her father, Raul, were murdered by a hate group that started in Snohomish County.

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Related Topix: Opinion

4 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Mukilteo ferry project gets a boost

A Puget Sound Regional Council panel Thursday recommended $12.1 million in additional federal dollars for the undertaking, providing one of the final pieces of a $129 million funding puzzle.

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Related Topix: Mukilteo, WA, Snohomish, WA, Smokey Point, WA, Lynnwood, WA, Edmonds, WA

8 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Man gets 38 years for taking shot at cop

An Everett man who shot at a Marysville cop after a high-speed chase was sentenced Friday to more time behind bars than he has been alive.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Marysville, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Poochapalooza schedule: dog and owner fun, contests, food, rescue pups, raffles

For many, their dogs are more than pets: they are important family members. This Saturday owners and their four legged buddies can spend the day together at Poochapalooza, Snohomish County's largest dog event.

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HeraldNet

Woman admits to killing her husband, burying him in yard

On Friday, the Arlington woman came clean, admitting that she killed her husband, Byron Wright, in 2004 and buried him in the backyard of their Arlington home.

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Related Topix: Arlington, WA

HeraldNet

Uncovering mysteries: See sea creatures at extra low tides this weekend

Families explore the beach in Edmonds during a low tide. Tides on Saturday and Sunday will be extra low, offering a good chance to look for sea creatures.

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA, Mukilteo, WA

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

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

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

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