Snohomish County Newswire

Snohomish County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Snohomish County, WA.

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  1. Power out, trees down after windstormRead the original story

    1 hr ago | My Edmonds

    Most Edmonds residents and businesses were without power Saturday after a strong windstorm knocked down trees and power lines throughout the area. Snohomish County PUD spokesman Neil Neurotsos said up to 150,000 PUD customers were without power, representing about half of its customer base.

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  2. Unusual windstorm creates chaos across Snohomish CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HeraldNet

    Strong winds Saturday toppled trees, knocked down power lines and stretched emergency responders and repair crews thin across the county. Snohomish County PUD reported more than 175,000 people without power by 4 p.m. Officials urged patience and warned people to expect long outages as crews worked to clear fallen debris and restore power.

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  3. Strong winds blamed for 2 deaths in Seattle areaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Erie Times News

    ... wer mid-afternoon. The figure was expected to grow. Other Seattle-area utilities "' Seattle City Lights and Snohomish County Public Utility District "' estimated more than 175,000 outages between them.

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  4. King County Councilwoman Jane Hague endorsed by county leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    King County Councilmember Jane Hague has been endorsed by a bipartisan group of county officials from across the state. Including, Skagit County Chair Ken Dahlstedt and Commissioner Ron Wesen; Snohomish County Chair Dave Somers, Vice-Chair Terry Ryan and Treasurer Kirke Sievers; Island County Chair Helen Price Johnson; Klickitat County Commissioner David Sauter; Whatcom County Councilmember Pete Kremen; Spokane County Commission Chair Todd Mielke.

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  5. Accidental hockey player: Arlington's Wylie took fortuitous route to Silvertips training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HeraldNet

    ... This year, the Arlington High School sophomore is eligible for the roster and looking to be the first Snohomish County hockey player to suit up in a game for the Silvertips. "Last year I figured I wanted to get noticed," Wylie said. "I came here ...

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  6. All Aboard: Fresh creativity, generous donorRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    All Aboard, a Snohomish County activities program for adults with special needs, was again fortunate to secure a booth at Everett's fabulous Fresh Paint event, whereby volunteers assisted young attendees in making maracas out of plastic spoons and Easter eggs. On Sunday, a mysterious gentleman came to our booth for the sole purpose of depositing a sizeable donation and left as quickly as he appeared.

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  7. Stanwood voters to decide on new tax to fund police, fire contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... to the overall tax base, according to the council documents. The city's police services contract with the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office includes has a built-in increase of roughly $62,000 per year over the next five years. The pricetag is $1.57 ...

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  8. The power of play: You're never too old, and it's good for youRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... ball called a cochonnet. And Jody Cain helps others summon their creative muse. The common thread for these Snohomish County residents? Relaxation - or, more accurately - making the time to play and to pursue passions, something too many adults ...

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  9. Suit alleges staff ignored man choking on orangeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... on fire. Due to concerns about his competency to stand trial, he was shuttled back and forth between the Snohomish County Jail and Western State Hospital. By his last re-admission, he had lost 31 pounds, weighed only 118 pounds and lacked teeth or ...

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  10. Edmonds Police Blotter, Aug. 20-27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | My Edmonds

    ... victim's boyfriend threatened him with a crowbar and attempted to kick him. The boyfriend was booked into Snohomish County Jail. 400 block Admiral Way: A male entered the roadway and lunged at a man riding a motorcycle in an apparent attempt to pull ...

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  11. Volunteer job at library helps woman find independence, fulfillmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... lives of families like Jenny Diggins', she said. Sherwood Community Services in Lake Stevens and the Arc of Snohomish County helped set Jenny up with technology: iPads that let her speak and big red buttons so she can trigger recordings of people ...

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  12. Lutheran Community Services adapts to serve Snohomish County residents' needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    The trick to serving the needs of a community is first figuring out what those needs are, said Crisann Brooks, family support director for Lutheran Community Services Northwest. The nonprofit has six resource centers in Snohomish County, and each one has adapted to offer programs that are specific to the people who use it.

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  13. Snohomish County nonprofits planning fundraisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    Major nonprofit groups in Snohomish County plan the following fund-raising events in the coming months. The Greater Everett Community Foundation's website also has an events calendar.

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  14. Housing Hope shelters Snohomish County folks in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... Other nonprofits will also be able to use it. Once it's completed, all Housing Hope residents in east Snohomish County can go to the Monroe site to get social services. "We're excited to have Housing Hope here in our community," Monroe Mayor ...

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  15. Everett woman credits YWCA for getting back on her feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... Kenneth Ragland, was shot and killed on Feb. 27, 2013. About two months later, Dillings returned to Snohomish County, living at the Everett Gospel Mission's shelter for women and children . She previously had lived there for about two years, earning ...

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  16. Schacks' quiet generosity leaves huge legacy in EverettRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    "They had never wanted their name on anything previously," said Judy Tuohy, the executive director of the Schack Art Center , which until 2009 was known as the Arts Council of Snohomish County. John and Idamae Schack had long supported the Arts Council, and when the nonprofit was moving into its new facility, the board took two years to settle on a new name, Tuohy said.

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  17. Red Cross can count on Gold Bar volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... this year, Taylor was given the Glassberg Award for lifetime achievement through the American Red Cross of Snohomish County. He missed the event. He was in Texas helping out after flooding. He is retired. Ask him what he did for a career and he'll ...

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  18. A volunteer finds her niche at Domestic Violence ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    Jenny Diggins, who suffers from cerebral palsy, has been volunteering for the past two years at the Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center Library, as part of a Village Community Services program. She found a new avenue seven years ago when she spotted a blurb in the newspaper seeking volunteers to help at Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County.

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  19. Lawsuit: staff ignored man choking on piece of orangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... on fire. Due to concerns about his competency to stand trial, he was shuttled back and forth between the Snohomish County Jail and Western State Hospital. By his last re-admission, he had lost 31 pounds, weighed only 118 pounds and lacked teeth or ...

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  20. Quiet, walking evangelist finds out hundreds have heard his messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marysville Globe

    ... point to it," he said. "If you're not ready, you won't go. I'm ready." Here are some of the comments on the Snohomish County Crime Page on Facebook. Many commenters talked about how refreshing it was to read such a positive thread: a Robyn Clark: ...

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