Fri, Jun 15, 2012
The New "Mom and Pops": Green is Good
BOULDER, Colo. - A growing group of startups are seeing green - and that means good news for the environment and the economy.
Thu, Jun 14, 2012
May saw growth in jobs and job seekers
Washington’s jobs picture brightened significantly in May, with estimated net growth of 11,700 jobs, according to the state’s Employment Security Department.
County launches new residential energy loan program
Snohomish County has partnered with Puget Sound Cooperative Credit Union (PSCCU) to launch a new Energy Smart loan program for Snohomish County homeowners.
Two non-profit health insurers hit record $1 billion surpluses
Two of Washington’s largest nonprofit health insurers are each sitting on record surpluses of more than $1 billion.
Health Records: Round 'Em Up, Store 'Em Online
AARP Unveils Tool for Organizing, Managing Medical Info
Wed, Jun 13, 2012
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: New Mantra for Big (and Small) Business
Tue, Jun 12, 2012
WA Home-Care Aides Ask State for a Raise
"The turnover is very high.
Mon, Jun 11, 2012
Cold Case of Man Missing for 26 Years Solved
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives in collaboration with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona have solved a cold case that spans 26 years.
TUESDAY: Larsen’s Public Schedule in Snohomish County
WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, will hold or attend several public events in Snohomish County on Tuesday, June 12. Members of the media are invited to attend all events.
Senator Hobbs and Representative Dunshee are Housing heros
The Housing Consortium of Everett and Snohomish County is pleased to announce Senator Steve Hobbs and Representative Hans Dunshee as the recipients of its 2012 Housing Hero Awards. Honored at the Consortium’s June 1st Affordable Housing Breakfast, both legislators were recognized for their tireless advocacy on behalf of affordable housing in Snohomish County.
Will Disney's Junk-Food Ad Ban Help Curb Child Obesity?
The announcement by the Walt Disney Co. that it would ban junk food advertising on its children's programs and networks is being called a publicity stunt by some and a critical step in the battle against obesity by others, including First Lady Michelle Obama.
Fri, Jun 8, 2012
Snohomish PUD Nets Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency
BPA Honors Utility for Exceptional Work
Will Farm Bill 'Level the Field' for Organic Producers?
As the Farm Bill heads to the Senate floor for debate, at least one amendment is expected on behalf of organic farmers.
Hunger strikers protest end of first class overnight mail delivery
Eight protesters will be staging a hunger strike at D.C. postal headquarters and in the halls of Congress beginning June 25, the final week before the U.S. Postal Service downgrades delivery standards for first class mail. Beginning July 1, overnight single piece first class mail delivery will end.
Thu, Jun 7, 2012
Mayor signs key agreement with Snohomish County PUD to transfer to Marysville water service in Sunnyside-Soper Hill area
MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring on May 29 signed a key agreement that will ultimately transfer water service in the Sunnyside-Soper Hill area from Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1 to the City of Marysville.
Extra enforcement for festivals, graduations and summertime activities
Snohomish County law enforcement will be patrolling county roadways during the next three weekends in order to reach their goal of zero traffic deaths during the month of June.
Rep. Mike Hope named Washington State APCO Legislator of the Year
This month the Washington State Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) will award Rep. Mike Hope (R-Lake Stevens) Legislator of the Year.
Two more free whooping cough shot clinics for adults, June 14 & 26
Adults can get free Tdap shots at Swedish/Edmonds Hospital June 14, Valley General Hospital June 26
PAUL ALLEN’S FLYING HERITAGE COLLECTION TO DEBUT THE JAPANESE ZERO IN UPCOMING FLY DAYS EVENT
Allen’s planes are considered to be among the worlds most accurately restored World War II aircraft in existenc
Haggen Announces Five Year Partnership With Charlie’s Produce
Northwest-based companies strike a deal after years of affiliation
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