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39 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

Seattle Times

State Rep. Mike Hope resigns from Legislature

State Rep. Mike Hope has resigned following the revelation that he's been registered to vote in two states since last summer.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

KOMO News

Armed robbery at Everett mini-mart captured on video

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man suspected of robbing an Everett mini-mart at gunpoint earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA

HeraldNet

Community Extra: Opportunities

Bloom: Free family activities at arboretum A free Fun Family Event is set for 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens, at American Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

HeraldNet

Front Porch: Free concert in the park

Hearing on fire department's future: The Mukilteo City Council has scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. Monday on a proposal for the city's fire department to be absorbed by Fire District 1. The hearing will take place at Mukilteo City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way.

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Related Topix: Mukilteo, WA, Fire, Brier, WA, Edmonds, WA, Mountlake Terrace, WA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seattle Times

Governor set to announce landslide commission

In the wake of the massive Snohomish County landslide that killed 43 people in the Steelhead Haven development near Oso, Gov. Jay Inslee and Snohomish County Executive John Lovick are set to announce a commission to make recommendations on how to avoid and respond to such slides.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, Oso, WA

HeraldNet

Investigation continues in apartment fire, man's death

The death of a man whose body was found in a south Everett apartment after a fire there two months ago remains under investigation.

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Related Topix: Fire, Everett, WA

Renton Reporter

Damage estimated at $3 million in Regency Woods fire; investigators still searching for cause

Damage to the Regency Woods apartment complex from Saturday's four-alarm fire has been estimated at $3 million, according to Renton Deputy Fire Chief Erik Wallgren.

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Related Topix: Renton, WA, Kirkland, WA

Lake Chelan Mirror

Chelan Fire and Rescue's High/Low Angle Rope Rescue Team is off the ground

Lt. Sherman rescues a victim from below a bridge using a simple Ladder Gin creating a high directional using a fire truck as the main anchor and a firefighter's roof ladder.

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Related Topix: Chelan, WA, Fire, Chelan County, WA, Wenatchee, WA

HeraldNet

Bikini espresso sexual exploitation trial begins

Trial began Wednesday for a man accused of encouraging an underage barista to engage in sex shows at his two Everett espresso stands.

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

HeraldNet

Work in progress: Snohomish County jail reforms its medical care procedures

A new medical exam table is visible in a medical unit of the Snohomish County Jail on July 17 in Everett.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Drugs

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

No background checks mean felons at the fair

HILLSBORO, Ore. Companies that have hired sex offenders in the past are operating at fairs and carnivals in the Portland area.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

HeraldNet

Everett tackling issues of homelessness, loitering

The Everett Streets Initiative is a task force launched by Mayor Ray Stephanson to address street-level nuisances in the city, including homelessness, mental health, addiction, public safety, use of public spaces and commercial streetscapes.

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HeraldNet

Monroe contractor could avoid jail time in theft

A Monroe contractor convicted of stealing from clients won't see the inside of a jail cell if he completes 240 hours of community service.

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

KOMO News

July storm brings heavy rain, lightning to Wash. state

An "unseasonably strong" storm system is invading Washington state, increasing the risk of flash flooding and new wildfires in parts of Eastern Washington and bringing heavy rain to parts of Western Washington, the National Weather Service says.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Port Orchard Orchard

Future of Robert Earl Lighthouse remains unknown

But an employee of the restaurant Tuesday afternoon said she was told the establishment will reopen at an undetermined date.

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA

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