Fri, Apr 20, 2012
New Coalition Prods Puget Sound Energy to Ditch Coal Power
Puget Sound Energy supplies power to 11 Washington counties - and although it has made some headway as a clean energy leader, almost one-third of PSE's electrical output still comes from the Colstrip Generating Facility, a coal-fired power plant in eastern Montana.
Thu, Apr 19, 2012
Three Outstanding Snohomish County Traffic Safety Advocates Receive Target Zero Traffic Safety Awards
OLYMPIA – On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) honored three Snohomish County traffic safety professionals and teams for their outstanding contributions to traffic safety. The ceremony took place at the Lacey Community Center in Lacey, WA.
BBQ championship highlights fairgrounds’ outdoor expo
Fire, smoke, spices and meat - the sweet smells of spring - will be in full force during the third annual Evergreen Recreation & Sportsman Expo, featuring top-notch BBQ competition teams from across the Pacific Northwest, April 28-29.
BRAD OWEN RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN
Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen announced that he would be seeking reelection to his fifth term in office
County wants input on fair housing options
The Snohomish County Human Services Department is hosting three forums in May to obtain community input on fair housing.
Mon, Apr 16, 2012
Larsen Cosponsors Buffett Rule for Tax Fairness
Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, today became a cosponsor of the Paying a Fair Share Act (H.R. 3903) which would make the Buffett Rule law.
Washington State Democrats Overwhelmingly Choose President Barack Obama as Presidential Nominee
Democrats in Washington State caucused in support of the re-election of President Barack Obama at locations across Washington on Sunday. President Obama garnered 98 percent of the vote.
Fri, Apr 13, 2012
Residents asked for input on future parks planning
Snohomish County residents and community groups are invited to share their thoughts on what the county’s Parks and Recreation system should look like during the next six years.
Strawberry Festival Talent Show
MARYSVILLE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL TALENT SHOW is looking for talent for the 2012
Housing Hope offers nonprofits revenue tips
Lean economic times and the corresponding reduction in state and federal funding are forcing nonprofit organizations to look at new ways to generate revenue, and to do it on a sustainable basis.
Emergency Grant to help hundreds of laid-off workers
The US Department of Labor today announced a $1.7 million National Emergency Grant to assist 570 workers affected by the Kimberly Clark Corporation paper mill closure in Everett, Washington, which began in December 2011.
United Way of Snohomish County Generally Pleased with Budget
Legislature Maintains Investments in Kids, Seniors and Healthcare
First penguin chicks of the year get a weigh-in
A couple of Humboldt penguins have hatched, representing the first chicks of the penguin breeding season at Woodland Park Zoo. The gender of the hatchlings has not been determined.
Thu, Apr 12, 2012
49 Sno-Isle Libraries Volunteers Receive Presidential Service Award
Marysville, Wash. — The President’s Volunteer Service Award will be presented to 49 Sno-Isle Libraries volunteers for service in the 2011 calendar year.
Plan for full weekend closure of SR 529 in Marysville
Crews ready to move traffic to the new Ebey Slough Bridge
Ups and downs for Snohomish in national county health rankings report
County scores high for access to healthy food, low for days of good health
Public School Employees union endorses Steve Hobbs for U.S. Congress
One of the largest grassroots labor organizations in Washington, the Public School Employees of Washington/SEIU1948, today announced its endorsement of Steve Hobbs for U.S. Congress in the 1st Congressional District.
Sen. Hobbs’ statement on the legislature adjourning Wednesday morning
Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, released the following statement Wednesday morning following adjournment of the 2012 legislative session:
School employee insurance reform bill ready for governor’s signature
Legislation which will bring equity and transparency to insurance programs for K-12 employees such as teachers, classroom assistants, bus drivers and special education teachers received bipartisan support Saturday on the senate floor.
Staples in Lake Stevens Makes it Easy to Recycle and Save on Binders!
Staples announces an exclusive, first-of-its-kind recycling program with TerraCycle® that creates an eco-friendly and money-saving solution for customers to trade-in their used binders.
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