Fri, Dec 11, 2009
Cantwell, Collins Propose Carbon Auction: Bill Reduces Emissions, Returns Revenue to Consumers
Bipartisan climate bill uses simple system to reduce global warming pollution and spur clean-energy job growth
Thu, Dec 10, 2009
Sen. McAuliffe invites students to the Bothell Youth Forum
Middle and high school students are invited to share their thoughts about education and beyond with Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell at her annual 1st District Youth Forum.
Tis the Season for Carbon Monoxide Poisonings
The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) wants to remind the public, as temperatures fall, to be aware of possible sources of Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning.
Gov's Supplemental Budget: The Bloodletting Begins
'Happy Holidays' is not exactly the message delivered by Gov. Chris Gregoire in her proposed state budget.
H1N1 vaccine now available to general public
Snohomish County supply sufficient to drop CDC restrictions
Snohomish County Community Priorities, Broadway Bridge Replacement Funds Included in Final Spending Bill
Funding will create jobs in the region, invest in transportation and Port of Everett infrastructure
Mobile Home a Complete Loss after Early Morning Fire
Clearview, Wash. - At 4:09 a.m., Snohomish County Fire District 7 was dispatched to a home on fire in the 20300 block of 43rd Ave SE just north of Bothell (unincorporated Snohomish County).
Northern Border Law Enforcement Funding Included in Final Spending Bill
Funding will provide critical support to strained border law enforcement
Murray Includes Pacific Salmon Restoration Program in Final Spending Bill
Murray worked to save the Pacific Salmon Recovery Fund by including funding in Senate bill after House of Representatives eliminated program
Fatal Residential Fire in May’s Pond Neighborhood
Update: The Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the fire was accidental and caused by smoking materials. The fire began in the bedroom where the victim’s body was found. Damage to the home is estimated at $300,000.
Stage 2 burn ban called for Snohomish County
Due to stagnant weather conditions and elevated air pollution levels, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for Snohomish County.
County honored for historic preservation efforts
Snohomish County will be honored Tuesday evening with one of the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2009 Landmark Deeds Award for Public Service.
Fatal May’s Pond Area Residential Fire
Clearview, Wash. – At 12:19 a.m. on Dec. 8, Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to reports of smoke and flames coming from a home in the 1900 block of 172nd Place SE in unincorporated Snohomish County.
A Canine Christmas Dog Adoption Event!
Don’t miss the upcoming ‘Canine Christmas’ adoption event. Adopt a dog or puppy and light up your life this holiday season! Meet over 100 great dogs and puppies from across Washington in one location.
Mon, Dec 7, 2009
The US Naval Sea Cadets have joined forces with the United States Toys for Toys Marine Corp Foundation to collect toys for deserving children throughout South Snohomish County
US Naval Sea Cadets join forces with Toys for Tots to collect and distribute toys South of Smokey Point to Lynnwood
Man arrested in shooting death of older brother
A 47-year Arlington man was arrested during the weekend for shooting and killing his older brother following an argument on the property they shared with other family members.
Adult son arrested in death of elderly father
Detectives believe a physical argument between an adult son and his elderly father late last month led to the man’s death early this month.
New NW Power Plan: Conserve More & Clean It Up
A vote may come this week on the Sixth Northwest Power Plan, the document that will set the energy agenda for the four Northwest states over the next 20 years. Drafted by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, its provisions identify major targets for greater energy efficiency and recommend less use of coal-fired power - policies that please conservation groups like the Sierra Club.
Fri, Dec 4, 2009
Energy grants will spur conservation, green jobs
The U.S. Department of Energy approved a Snohomish County plan Friday to use more than $4.8 million in federal recovery funding for energy efficiency and conservation projects.
Cantwell Statement on Amanda Knox Guilty Verdict
Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) issued the following statement on Amanda Knox’s guilty verdict decided today by an Italian court in Perugia, Italy. Knox, a 22-year-old Seattle native, was accused of murdering her British school roommate Meredith Kercher in November 2007. Knox stood trial with co-defendant and former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito.
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