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27 min ago | Seattle Times

Agencies raised $9 million for Oso mudslide recovery

More than $9 million has been raised to help recovery efforts in the five months since a mudslide wiped out a neighborhood in Oso and blocked the highway to Darrington.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Darrington, WA, Cascade Valley, WA

4 hrs ago | Bellevue Reporter

Boat, boat trailer stolen from Bellevue found in Stanwood

Detectives with the Snohomish County Auto Theft Task Force recovered a stolen boat, boat trailer and travel trailer, worth a total estimated value of $44,000, after serving a warrant Aug. 21. The boat and boat trailer were originally reported stolen from Lake Sammamish to the Bellevue Police Department in early May 2014.

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Related Topix: Stanwood, WA, Bellevue, WA, Sammamish, WA

5 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Snohomish County: Comment while you can on 20-year plan

I remember when Snohomish County first updated our Comprehensive Plan - our blueprint for where and how we were going to grow over the next 20 years.

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Related Topix: Opinion

6 hrs ago | HeraldNet

In Our View/See you in Monroe: An Evergreen fair to remember

No need to ballyhoo: The Evergreen State Fair already is the big kahuna, the harbinger of a new school year, the prelude to autumn and, as Fairgrounds Manager Hal Gausman notes, the "county's biggest party."

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, Everett, WA, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Edmonds construction-accident victim identified

The worker who was electrocuted at a construction project at Swedish Hospital's Edmonds campus on Wednesday has been identified as a Pierce County man.

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA, Pierce County, WA, South Prairie, WA

14 hrs ago | KOMO News

High driver who caused crash: I'll never smoke pot again

A mother of two who admitted to smoking marijuana before causing a major crash in Snohomish County is a free woman.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Thu Aug 21, 2014

HeraldNet

Fair takes steps to reduce environmental impact

Snohomish County is seeking to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills after the 12-day event, which opens Thursday.

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HeraldNet

Artist of the year: Schack show honors Snohomish watercolor specialist

Pinney, the Schack Art Center's Artist of the Year for 2014, is the focus of the current show at the Schack in Everett.

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Related Topix: Snohomish, WA, Everett, WA, Painting, Arts

Port Orchard Orchard

Social media investigation results in arrest of Monroe man

A Washington man was arrested Aug. 20 by Kitsap County Sheriff's deputies for 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

Crosscut.com

Community Courage: Lessons from Oso

After 36 years as a firefighter and a police officer, Bruce Stedman thought he'd seen it all.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Fire, Arlington, WA

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Homeowner issues warning to would-be thieves: stay away from Old Pipeline Road

Three shots were fired at approximately 1 a.m. on Aug. 19 near the 26300 block of Old Pipeline Road in Monroe by a property owner chasing off two alleged burglars.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA

HeraldNet

Introductory statements from South District Court judge, challenger

South District Court Judge Jeffrey D. Goodwin faces a challenge in the November election from Brett Nagle.

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA, Lynnwood, WA, Mountlake Terrace, WA, Brier, WA, Mill Creek, WA

HeraldNet

Plant of Merit: Pow Wow Wild Berry

What: Echinacea Pow Wow Wild Berry is a coneflower with very unique qualities, which is why this plant won the 2010 All American Selection Award.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Marysville, WA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

HeraldNet

New ride service in Everett to help taxis compete with upstarts

The Everett resident launched Saytaxi Washington last month, and users can hail a cab in Everett, Lynnwood and, occasionally, in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Lynnwood, WA

My Edmonds

Updated: Worker dies after construction accident at Swedish/Edmonds Wednesday

A 38-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after being electrocuted during a construction accident at the Swedish/Edmonds campus that also triggered a power outage to the hospital and several Edmonds neighborhoods, Edmonds police said.

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA

The Bothell Reporter

Single lane closure to happen on Filbert Drive in Bothell Aug. 20

The Snohomish County Department of Public Works advises motorists in the Bothell area of a single lane closure on Filbert Drive.

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA

Journal of the San Juans

Convicted sex offender back behind bars 24 hours after release

A San Juan Island man who recently served six months for a felony sex offense faces a new round of criminal charges for allegedly spending time with a woman and her child shortly after his release from jail.

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Related Topix: San Juan County, WA, Island County, WA, Snohomish, WA

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Monroe fights back against retail theft

Monroe's East Snohomish County Retail Theft Prevention Group has been working hard to make shoplifting in Monroe and other areas a bit more challenging for local would-be thieves.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, Snohomish, WA

HeraldNet

Human Rights Commission leader passing baton

During her three years leading the Snohomish County Human Rights Commission , Meg Winch has helped the group define its role of educating the public and advising county officials.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Seattle Times

County jobless rates drop in July from year ago, state reports

Joblessness in July was lower than a year ago in all of Washington state's 39 counties, but most of the state's largest counties saw slight increases from the previous month, data released Tuesday by the state Employment Security Department show.

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