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2 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

7 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

My Edmonds

Business brief: PUR Skin Clinic celebrates two years in business by giving back

D uring its second anniversary celebration July 21, Pur Skin Clinic in downtown Edmonds raised almost $600 from raffle ticket sales to benefit Pathways for Women of Snohomish County .

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA, Medicine, Dermatology, Health, Naturopathy

KOMO News

Tight budgets mean no security cameras at some Park and Ride lots

Tens of thousands of drivers park their cars for the eight to ten hours they're away at work in Park and Ride transit lots around Puget Sound.

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

North Sound

Sargent named Police Employee of the Year

Arlington Public Safety Director Bruce Stedman admitted that he was "a little late" in presenting Detective Mike Sargent with the title of Police Department Employee of the Year for 2013.

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Related Topix: Arlington, WA

NWCN.com

State, Snohomish County commission to study effects of Oso slide

The State of Washington and Snohomish County established on Friday a 12-person commission to capture the lessons learned from the March 22 landslide in Oso and use those lessons to further protect communities in the future.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, University of Washington

HeraldNet

Community Extra: Applause

Assistance League elects new president Assistance League of Everett recently installed Donna Day as its new president to lead the organization through the next fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Lynnwood, WA

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