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.
WA Salmon: Swimming Upstream?
Eastern WA Businesses Push for Leadership on Salmon Mgmt.
Wed, Apr 28, 2010
Public to Get a Say in WA’s Coal-Fired Debate
The Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) says it will release a draft plan this summer for transitioning the state's only coal-fired power plant, in Centralia, away from coal as a fuel source.
Fri, Apr 23, 2010
County’s Public Works earns two major project awards
Snohomish County’s Public Works Department recently was honored by the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the state Governor’s Office for its work to increase road safety and ease commutes.
Senator Murray’s Landmark Women Veterans Bill Passes Congress, Heads to President
Legislation 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
Thu, Apr 22, 2010
Murray: Budget Passed Through Committee Today is Major Victory for America’s Veterans
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Budget and Veterans Affairs Committees, applauded Budget Committee passage of the 2011 Budget Resolution containing significant support for veterans in Washington state and across the country.
Cantwell: On Earth Day, We Must Not Forget Our Oceans
Cantwell Chairs Commerce Subcommittee hearing on ocean acidification; National Academies of Science releases report that says ocean chemistry is changing at an “unprecedented rate and magnitude”
Trash talk: Safe handling & storage of solid waste
“Varmint-proof” containers also cut down odor
County’s transfer stations, drop-box sites remain open
Snohomish County transfer stations and drop-box locations will remain open despite a strike called Wednesday by union workers for Waste Management.
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