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 By Journal Staff    News    January 21, 2010

Lake Stevens School District announces calendar reminders

There is no late start on Wednesday, Jan. 27. There will be early release for high school students only on Jan. 27 through Jan. 29 for final exams. February 1 is a student day. For questions please contact the Lake Stevens School District at...

 
 Entertainment    January 21, 2010

VILLAGE THEATRE PIED PIPER PRESENTS STELLALUNA

Everett, WA-- Village Theatre Pied Piper presents the Stellaluna, produced by King Cole Theatricals from Toronto, on Saturday, February 6 at 2:00 PM. Baby bat Stellaluna's life is flitting along right on schedule — until an owl attacks her mother...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    January 21, 2010

The Toilet Whisperer

My husband is a toilet whisperer. Now before you have visions of crazy people talking to themselves while sitting on the john, let me explain. Have you ever heard of a Horse Whisperer? This is a person who can “talk” to horses and make it...

 
 By Christopher Schwarzen    News    January 21, 2010

Volunteers needed for annual homeless count

Volunteers are needed for the annual Point In Time homeless count, which will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 28. The annual count is an important tool in the community’s efforts to assess the number of homeless in Snohomish County as well as to...

 
 By Brad Shannon; Staff Writer    News    January 21, 2010

State Library faces cuts

FYI: Brad Shannon’s piece today outlines some of the deep cuts that are proposed for the State Library, following a decade of cuts, even as demand for services has soared. At the bottom of Brad’s story, we add Secretary Reed’s thoughts on the...

 
 By Sen. Pam Roach    News    January 21, 2010

Sen. Roach's "Alexis Stuth Act" receives public hearing on January 21st

Olympia … Sen. Pam Roach (R- rural Auburn) has introduced two pieces of legislation regarding child welfare and the Child Protective Services. Both bills will receive a public hearing on Thursday, January 21st at 3:30PM in the Human Services and Co...

 
 By Sen. Pam Roach    News    January 21, 2010

Sen. Roach introduces the “Light of Day Act” to make government more transparent

Roach’s measure, Senate Bill 6529, is called “The Light of Day Act.” It has been referred to the Government Operations and Elections Committee and will receive a public hearing on January 19th at 1:30PM in Senate Hearing Room 2. “Without tran...

 
 By Murray Press Office    News    January 21, 2010

Sen. Murray, Sec. Solis Announce Clean Energy Recovery Funding to Train 4,700 Washington State Workers

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and U.S Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced that the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board will be receiving $5,973,635 to train Washington state...

 
 By Murray Press Office    News    January 21, 2010

Murray Applauds Release of Emergency LIHEAP Energy Funding to Washington State

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) applauded the announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services that $7,323,907 in Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) contingency funding has been released to...

 
 News    January 21, 2010

JOBS HEARING: Senator Murray, Washington State Employment Center Director to Examine Efforts to Create and Save Washington Jobs

(Washington, D.C.) – Tomorrow - Thursday, January 21st 2010 - U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) will take part in a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services (LHHS) that will focus on programs aimed at sa...

 
 By Brian Zylstra    News    January 21, 2010

Archives’ “Ruddell Riddle” event moving to new location

OLYMPIA…The State Archives’ “Ruddell Riddle” event on January 30 is moving to a new location in Olympia to accommodate a larger-than-expected gathering. The Ruddell Riddle now will be held in the auditorium of the General Administration...

 
 By Deputy Press Secretary    News    January 21, 2010

JOBS: Senator Murray, Washington State Employment Center Director Examine Efforts to Create and Save Washington Jobs

See below for links to listen to hearing (Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) took part in a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services (LHHS) focused on programs aimed at saving...

 
 By Nathan Olson, Ospi    News    January 21, 2010

Initial Funding Plan Delivered to Legislature

OLYMPIA — Even in tough economic times, education funding should not be reduced. In fact, half of any new state revenue should be used to implement a new basic education program. Those are two of the recommendations of the Quality Education...

 
 By Rep. Hans Dunshee    News    January 21, 2010

House passes Jobs Act of 2010

OLYMPIA -- The first bill to pass the House of Representatives will create 38,000 construction jobs in every corner of Washington state, says the bill's author, Rep. Hans Dunshee (D-Snohomish). "There are 40,000 construction workers standing in the u...

 
 By Sarah Lamb, Public Information Officer    News    January 21, 2010

Hope testifies on bill to restrict bail provisions

Law enforcement and corrections officials, a judge, family members and other officials testified before the House Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee Monday night, reviewing the events...

 
 By Carolyn Weikel    News    January 21, 2010

February 9, 2010 Special Election features local ballot measures for school districts and library district.

February 9, 2010 Special Election features local ballot measures for school districts and library district. EVERETT – Eight School Districts and the King County Regional Library will ask local voters at the February 9, 2010 Special Election to supp...

 
 News    January 21, 2010

County human resources employees honored for work

Norma Middleton, the county’s assistant Human Resources director, has been appointed to the International Public Management Association (IPMA) Fellowship Committee. This committee evaluates applications for IPMA-HR members and designated agency...

 
 News    January 21, 2010

Cantwell Statement on Obama’s Plan to Reduce Banks’ Excessive Financial Risk-Taking

Establishing a stable foundation for commercial banking is critical to getting credit flowing again and re-energizing our economy. I hope now that President Obama has focused on this issue, we will get a strong piece of legislation that’s not...

 
 News    January 21, 2010

Cantwell, Washington Delegation Members Express Concern Over NOAA’s Haste to Move Puget Sound Port

SEATTLE, WA –Today, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), joined by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and six members of the Washington state congressional delegation, wrote to top Commerce Department officials to express strong concerns over the National...