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Articles from the April 12, 2012 edition

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 By Suzanne Pate    News    April 12, 2012

Ups and downs for Snohomish in national county health rankings report

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Snohomish County has plenty of grocery stores with healthy food, but fewer doctors than the national standard, according to the third annual County Health Rankings released by the University of Wisconsin Population...

 By Megan Yarnall, Senior Publicist Terracycle, Inc.    News    April 12, 2012

Staples in Lake Stevens Makes it Easy to Recycle and Save on Binders!

Staples announces an exclusive, first-of-its-kind recycling program with TerraCycle® that creates an eco-friendly and money-saving solution for customers to trade-in their used binders. Spring is a perfect time to clean out the desk to get rid...

 By Senate Democrats    News    April 12, 2012

Sen. Hobbs’ statement on the legislature adjourning Wednesday morning

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, released the following statement Wednesday morning following adjournment of the 2012 legislative session: “After all the back and forth, all the political posturing and gamesmanship, and...

 By Senate Democrats    News    April 12, 2012

School employee insurance reform bill ready for governor’s signature

OLYMPIA – Legislation which will bring equity and transparency to insurance programs for K-12 employees such as teachers, classroom assistants, bus drivers and special education teachers received bipartisan support Saturday on the senate...

 By Heather Meier, Communications Coordinator Public School Employees Of Wa/sei    News    April 12, 2012

Public School Employees union endorses Steve Hobbs for U.S. Congress

April 12, 2012 – One of the largest grassroots labor organizations in Washington, the Public School Employees of Washington/SEIU1948, today announced its endorsement of Steve Hobbs for U.S....

 By Washington State Department Of Transportation - News    News    April 12, 2012

Plan for full weekend closure of SR 529 in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Commuters on State Route 529 should bid their farewells to the Ebey Slough Bridge when they cross it on Friday, before the 87-year-old bridge is retired from service and crews ready the adjacent new bridge to carry Monday morning...

 By Ken Harvey, Communications Director    News    April 12, 2012

New Sno-Isle Libraries Website and Logo Available for Preview

Sno-Isle Libraries will launch major improvements to their website's home page on Monday, April 9. Until then, site visitors have a chance to preview the new design via a link at the top of the current homepage and are invited to provide feedback...

 By Nancy Patton, Volunteer Program Administrator    News    April 12, 2012

49 Sno-Isle Libraries Volunteers Receive Presidential Service Award

Marysville, Wash. — The President’s Volunteer Service Award will be presented to 49 Sno-Isle Libraries volunteers for service in the 2011 calendar year. The volunteers will be honored at a ceremony and celebration held at the Sno-Isle...