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Articles from the January 4, 2010 edition

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 By Jim Miller    Columns    January 4, 2010

Downsizing for Dollars: How to make money on your unwanted stuff

Dear Savvy Senior Over the years, my husband and I have acquired a house and garage full of stuff, and would like to start downsizing before we get too old. To do this we would like to sell off what we can. So my question is what is the best way to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 4, 2010

Snohomish County plans traffic safety cameras at key locations

Snohomish County will begin using traffic-safety cameras for photo enforcement at certain intersections and selected school zones. The photo enforcement will take digital pictures of rear license plates of vehicles that speed through school zones or...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 4, 2010

Granite Falls Mayor and police chief come to an agreement over contract

On Tuesday, Dec. 22, the Granite Falls City Council scheduled a meeting to discuss whether or not to extend Granite Falls Police Chief Tony Domish’s current four-year contract, which comes up for...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 4, 2010

2009 Year in review

At the beginning of a new year, the Journal likes to take a glimpse back at important events and stories. Both Granite Falls and Lake Stevens saw changes in their communities and losses as well....

 
 Opinions    January 4, 2010

YOUR | LETTERS

NLMS band fundraiser a big success Dear Editor, On behalf of the NLMS music students and the music boosters, I would like to thank our community for all their support with our second annual NLMS lasagna dinner fundraiser. While parents, siblings,...

 
 Columns    January 4, 2010

Learning By Example

All the child-rearing experts say that children learn by example. The question for me has always been: When? When do they start implementing what they learn by example? I may not have the cleanest house on the block, but my children have never seen...

 
 By Michaek Ennis    Opinions    January 4, 2010

To stimulate the economy, stop trying to limit driving and start reducing congestion

I’m often asked how other states compare to Washington on transportation policy. This is a reasonable question, because across our state, traffic congestion is growing worse and is expected to double over the next twenty years. Congestion chokes th...

 
 By Monika Kristofferson, Professional Organizer    Columns    January 4, 2010

Organizing on a shoestring budget

I am a professional organizer, but that doesn’t mean I spend tons of money on organizing products to organize my home. Are there great products out there? Yes! Do I love organizing products? Yes! But when you need to save a few dollars, you can als...

 
 News    January 4, 2010

Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board

Washington State Noxious Weed Board to consider two rule changes at January 11 public hearing Olympia – The Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board will consider two rule changes at a January 11 public hearing. The first is a clarification of w...

 
 News    January 4, 2010

Homicide January 3, 2010

Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide in the Lynnwood area of unincorporated Snohomish County. Deputies responded to a 911 report of a gunshot and a report of a woman screaming in the 15900 block of...

 
 News    January 4, 2010

Everett Police Investigate Overnight Homicide

The Everett Police Department Major Crimes Unit is investigating an apparent homicide in the 3000 block of Lombard Avenue. At approximately 5:10 a.m. this morning a 911 call was made indicating that there was a deceased male in the parking garage of...

 
 News    January 4, 2010

Detectives Investigate Officer Involved Shooting

On December 31, 2009, at approximately 1:17 a.m. deputies from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20200 block of Bothell Everett Highway for the report of a disturbance at the Archstone Apartments. Shortly after the original...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    January 4, 2010

Census Bureau Takes Its Show on the Road

SEATTLE - Washingtonians are being asked to stand up and be counted, as part of the 2010 national census. This week, the U.S. Bureau of the Census launches regional Road Tours around the country to acquaint people with what will be asked on the...

 
 News    January 4, 2010

County helps secure funds for affordable housing

Snohomish County has helped Senior Services of Snohomish County receive more than $2.4 million in low-interest loans from the state’s Housing Trust Fund to help build or buy up to 130 new affordable-housing units. Snohomish County has become...