Wed, Sep 2, 2009
County renews homeless voucher program
All the Shouting Getting You Down? Finding Truth in Health Reform
The noise around the health reform debate is becoming so loud that some are afraid it will drown out the truth. Laura Dean Freidrich, director of education and advocacy at the organization Protestants for the Common Good, says many people can't figure out whether proposed legislation would be good for their families or not.
Mon, Aug 31, 2009
County offers community emergency response team training
Snohomish County’s Department of Emergency Management is looking for willing volunteers to join its Community Emergency Response Team.
Reardon stands ready to work with new Boeing president
Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon’s statement on The Boeing Company’s announcement of a new president for its commercial aviation division.
Things Could Be Worse: 2009 Failed States Index
No matter how grim the state budget forecast, it will never be as bad as what some countries around the world are going through.
Does Your Cell Phone Cause Cancer?
You may not think twice when you make or take a call on your cell phone, but a new report offers some reasons for concern.
WA Women 'Vote' to Celebrate Equality Day
Today is Women's Equality Day, commemorating the date that women got the right to vote in America, 89 years ago - and Washington was ahead of the crowd, even back then.
Community Transit Adjusts Service for Labor Day
ommunity Transit local bus service will operate on Sunday schedules on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7. There will be no commuter service that day to downtown Seattle, the University District or Boeing-Everett.
Gov. Gregoire to celebrate opening of Korry Electronics
Electronics company builds new manufacturing plant in Snohomish County
Goldmark appoints new manager to lead DNR’s Pacific Cascade Region in southwest Washington
Eric Wisch will oversee operations in resource-rich region
County’s Council on Aging accepting new members
R-71 blog post discusses 2006 AGO on signature gatherers
Late this afternoon, Christina Siderius in our Communications office put up a “5 Questions about R-71” post on our “From Our Corner” blog that answers five questions about the Referendum 71 signature count process.
Fri, Aug 28, 2009
Attorney General and Auditor team up to address Open Government issues
State Attorney General Rob McKenna and state auditor Brian Sonntag are teaming up once again to increase access to government information through public records and open public meetings.
SNO-ISLE LIBRARIES BOARD SEEKS NEW TRUSTEE
Snohomish County residents with a desire to serve public libraries are encouraged to apply for a vacancy on the Sno-Isle Libraries Board of Trustees
PUD’s Fridge & Freezer Recycling a Huge Hit with Customers
Save Energy, Help the Environment, Get Cash
Mentoring Program Receives $500,000 from American Recovery Act
Volunteers of America Western Washington is excited to announce that its Mentoring Children of Promise (MCP) program has received a $500,000 grant from the American Recovery Act awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
Reforest Forests Not Farmlands
When Congress reconvenes next month, lawmakers will consider costly climate change legislation that includes a massive tree planting program.
County, soccer superstars to open new Fairfield Park
Soccer superstars Fredy Montero and Osvaldo Alonso will help Snohomish County officially open its new Fairfield County Park, home to nine of the best soccer fields in the county, this Sunday at 2 p.m.
Thu, Aug 27, 2009
Attorney General McKenna and State Superintendent Dorn announce youth Internet safety program
Wed, Aug 26, 2009
Youth work program a success
A partnership of Snohomish County school districts lead by Lakewood school district in Marysville was able to implement a program this summer that provided employment and mentorship to more than 150 disadvantage youth to work in public and private sectors throughout the county.
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