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 News    February 4, 2013

Snohomish County Public Works has lifted the load restriction on a popular truck route out of Granite Falls.

Instead, commercial vehicle drivers should expect a speed limit reduction on the Little Pilchuck Creek bridge on Getchell Road. The speed across the bridge is now 25 mph. The lower speed replaces the load restriction imposed on Monday. Public Works...

 
 News    February 4, 2013

Commander, Carrier Strike Group Eleven Changes Command

A change of command ceremony for the embarked Commander, Carrier Strike Group Eleven (CCSG-11) will be conducted on board USS Nimitz (CVN 68) on Monday, Feb. 11. Rear Adm. Michael S. White will relieve Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao as Commander,...

 
 News    February 4, 2013

Temporary road closure

On the 15th of February, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, there will be a full road closure on Cedar between 20th Street NE to Oak Street. The work is being performed by PUD. A deep excavation will be performed to remove an old water main service...

 
 News    February 4, 2013

Plan for overnight closure of westbound US 2 in Snohomish Monday night

Drivers on US 2 in Snohomish should plan to take an alternate route or allow extra time for their trip Monday, Feb. 4 Crews will close westbound US 2 between State Route 9 and State Route 204 at 8 p.m. The highway will reopen at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Feb....

 
 News    February 4, 2013

Number of Homeless Students Tops 27,000 McKinney-Vento law ensures free education even if student has no home

The reasons are varied: job loss. Unforeseen illness. Increasing housing costs. Foreclosures. The result is the same: homeless students. According to numbers released this past week by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 27,390...

 
 News    February 4, 2013

"Shredding" Redefined: WSU Recycles Ski Gear

One of the newest facets of the snow sports industry is recycling used ski equipment, and it's giving Washington State University (WSU) a chance to shine. At the school's Composite Engineering Center, students are grinding up mountains of old skis...

 
 News    February 4, 2013

Double fatality collision

This morning at 5:25 am Snohomish County deputies responded to the 23200 block of Sophie Road for a report of a car that had driven through a fence. When deputies arrived they found a one car collision where the vehicle went through a fence. The two...

 
 News    February 4, 2013

Attempted Student Abduction In Everett

Everett Police are looking for a male who attempted to abduct a student this morning. On February 4, 2013, just after 8:05 a.m., a female student was walking to Everett High School near the 2300 block of Wetmore Ave when a male in a vehicle stopped...

 
 News    February 4, 2013

Assault by deadly disease may expand definition in state’s criminal laws

A Washington state law that criminalizes intentionally infecting other persons with HIV without their consent may be expanded to include any disease that is dangerous or deadly. House Bill 1018, sponsored by Rep. Jim Moeller (D-49th District,...