Thu, May 13, 2010
County distributes funding to end homelessness
Snohomish County recently awarded more than $1.5 million to 22 projects designed to help end homelessness.
WSDOT forced to replace I-5 cable barriers near Marysville; Stevens says it’s about time
After years of pleading with the Washington State Department of Transportation to junk the ineffective cable barriers along Interstate-5 near Marysville, Sen. Val Stevens, R-Arlington, says she is relieved to learn the state has finally agreed with experts and has begun to replace the cable with concrete barriers.
Cantwell, Murray Propose Oil Drilling Ban Off Pacific Coast
Permanent moratorium would protect WA environment, coastal jobs
Clock Ticking for WA Charities to Keep Nonprofit Status
Thousands of charitable and religious organizations in Washington will lose their nonprofit status next week if they don't turn in some paperwork to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). For larger groups, filing a "Form 990" with the IRS is nothing new, but Congress has changed the law to also include smaller groups that raise less than $25,000 a year in donations.
Group Files Measure to Repeal Food and Beverage Tax Increases
Today a representative of the Washington State Beverage Association filed two initiative measures designed to repeal recent tax increases on certain food and beverage products adopted by the 2010 Washington State Legislature.
Thoroughbred Horses Available for Adoption
Six Thoroughbreds seized by Snohomish County Animal Control Services on September 9, 2009, for investigation of animal cruelty have been rehabilitated and are now ready for adoption.
WALL STREET REFORM: Murray’s Efforts to Bring Transparency to Federal Reserve Included in Wall Street Reform Legislation
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, an amendment co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) to audit the Federal Reserve was included as part of Wall Street Reform legislation.
County’s solar project under construction
Snohomish County began installing solar panels this week at its campus in Everett. The solar panels will supply electricity to the parking garage for the county’s future fleet of electric cars.
Mon, May 10, 2010
Report: What WA Moms Really Wanted for Mother's Day
Over the weekend, working moms might have been treated to cards, flowers and even breakfast in bed.
Fri, May 7, 2010
Senators Murray and Bond Launch U.S. Senate Aerospace Caucus
– Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Kit Bond (R-MO) officially launched the United States Senate Aerospace Caucus to help promote a strong, secure and competitive aerospace sector.
Thu, May 6, 2010
Senator Murray’s Landmark Women Veterans Bill Signed Into Law
TODAY: President Obama signs Murray bill into law that will address unique needs of women veterans, provide improved care at the VA, and explore the effects service in Iraq and Afghanistan has had on female veterans
Wed, May 5, 2010
Fighting for Justice is Easier on a Full Stomach
WA Attorneys Launch Statewide Food Drive
Mon, May 3, 2010
Crime Prevention Unit Honored as State’s Best
The Everett Police Department Crime Prevention Unit was honored as the Washington State Crime Prevention Unit of the Year at the Washington State Crime Prevention Association luncheon held on April 29, 2010 in Spokane.
Homicide investigation in Everett
The Everett Police Department Major Crimes Unit is investigating an apparent homicide.
Man stabbed outside condo
Deputies find suspect hiding in portable toilet
Fri, Apr 30, 2010
Murray Pushes President’s Bipartisan Fiscal Commission to Move Forward Quickly
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) today applauded the first meeting of President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and urged the group to move forward and help begin a national conversation on reducing our debt and deficit.
New driver license design, facial recognition to play latest role in stemming ID theft
OLYMPIA -- A new look to Washington driver licenses and facial recognition software will make it harder for identity thieves to do business in Washington, the Department of Licensing announced.
Salary Commission meets Wednesday, April 28
The Snohomish County Citizens Commission on Salaries of Elected Officials will meet again Wednesday, April 28, holding as it continues reviewing the salary schedule for elected officials for 2011 and 2012.
Community Service Day focuses on Centennial Trail
The Mount Baker Council BSA Scouts of America Community Service Day project will focus on cleaning up the popular Snohomish County Centennial Trail.
Thu, Apr 29, 2010
Report on School Safety: Cell Tower Proximity Concerns Expert
There is new evidence it's not just cell phones that might harm children's health, but the invisible radiation from cell towers and antennas sited near schools across the country.
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