Fri, Jun 8, 2012
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
Sen. Hobbs honored for helping low income families
Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, was recognized recently for his work toward protecting access to low income housing by the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance (WLIHA) and The Housing Consortium of Everett and Snohomish County.
Mon, Jun 4, 2012
Award-winning ocean film gets local viewing
The Snohomish County Marine Resources Advisory Committee will host a premiere screening of “Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship” on June 21 at the Everett Performing Arts Center.
Children’s Commission seeks new members
Snohomish County residents interested in the needs and issues facing children and families are asked to apply for membership on the Snohomish County Children’s Commission.
To Prevent Cycling Injuries, "Put a Lid on It"
That's the message from the American Academy of Pediatrics, confirming that riding without a helmet significantly increases a bicyclist's risk of sustaining a head injury in the event of a crash.
Fri, Jun 1, 2012
Changes to Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Laws Take Effect July 1
June 1, 2012 – Beginning July 1, 2012, operators of roll-your-own (RYO) commercial cigarette-making machines must abide by the provisions of a bill passed by the state Legislature this spring.
Thu, May 31, 2012
School advocates celebrate ruling on Eyman’s I-1053
Education advocates celebrate court ruling on Eyman’s I-1053
Redistricting changes implemented for the 2012 elections.
The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office has completed the process of updating voters’ records to include the congressional and legislative districts approved this year by the state legislature
48 State Lawmakers Endorsed by NFIB
A 75 percent or better pro-small-business voting record earns association’s backing
Washington Supreme Court Says Liquor Sales Initiative is Constitutional
It is a great day for the free market. Today, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that the liquor sales Initiative 1183 is constitutional.
State will appeal ruling striking down supermajority vote requirement for tax increases
The Washington State Attorney General’s Office will continue to defend against a lawsuit challenging the state’s voter-approved law requiring a supermajority vote by legislators to raise taxes, and voter approval of tax increases that exceed the state spending limit.
Free Pet ‘Microchipping’ Offered at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe
On Sunday, June 10, 2012, Snohomish County resident dogs and cats brought to the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe between 10 AM and Noon can receive a free microchip.
Washington State Democrats Hold 2012 State Convention
Newark Mayor Cory Booker headlines Friday evening's Gala Banquet, as the Washington State Democrats hold the 2012 State Convention June 1-3 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
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