Articles published Thu, Dec 17, 2009
Reardon says state should protect ECEAP funding
Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon highlighted the importance of giving Wednesday as well as the importance of the state's Early Childhood Education Assistance Program (ECEAP) during a visit to Hawthorne Elementary School's ECEAP classroom, one of 21 operated by Snohomish County.
EDUCATION: Murray Introduces Major Legislation to Lower Class Size, Improve Education
Murray’s bill will provide grants to states to reduce class size, recruit high quality teachers
NOAA Withholding Information From Congress
Cantwell Threatens Congressional Hearings
Cantwell, McCain Bill Returns Stability and Security to Commercial Banking
Stops Depositors’ Money From Being Used In Wall Street Speculation; Returns Money to Main Street Investment
Marysville Police Investigating Robbery of Ice Cream Shop
Police are investigating the robbery of Coldstone Creamery located in the Lakewood Crossing Shopping Center in North Marysville.
Washington’s unemployment rate dips slightly in November
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate inched down to 9.2 percent in November, a slight improvement from the 9.3 percent rate in October, according to the state Employment Security Department.
Every year, the holiday season brings debt, the flu, and holiday parties. Because it’s Christmas, the take-charge administrative assistant, Penny, decides that nobody should go home from the office party without a gift. Herb, her grumpy boss refused to foot the bill for gifts for everyone, so Penny instructed everyone to bring an appetizer to pass and a gift addressed to Anybody.