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Articles from the May 19, 2011 edition

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 By Jim Miller    Columns    May 19, 2011

Best Cell Phone Plans for Seldom Calling Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior What are the absolutely cheapest cell phone plans for seniors? I’ve had a cell phone for nearly four years that I rarely use, but I like having it for emergency purposes. Infrequent Caller Dear Infrequent, For seniors who...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    May 19, 2011

“Crying, Loving, and Leaving”

A few months ago bestselling author Anne Rice made a very public departure from Christianity. Her words – “Today I quit being a Christian…I remain committed to Christ as always but not to being Christian” – rattled arou...

 
 News    May 19, 2011

Sen. Hobbs’ bill will assist military and overseas voters

OLYMPIA – A bill which will help the state’s military and overseas voters participate in primary and general elections was signed into law Monday afternoon by Gov. Gregoire. Senate Bill 5171, sponsored by Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens,...

 
 By Monika Kristofferson, Professional Organizer    Columns    May 19, 2011

Top 3 Benefits of Creating an Organized Home

There are so many benefits when you organize your home, today I will share the top three in my book! Relieves Stress: When your home is disorganized it can make you feel like you can't think straight, it causes stress and lots of it! Just walking...

 
 News    May 19, 2011

What’s Eating My Garden – Besides Me

What’s that maggot doing in my raspberry? Learn about the new invasive species that’s attacking soft-skinned fruit in Western Washington, the spotted winged drosophila, apple maggots and sawflies at this month’s Bugs and Blights...

 
 News    May 19, 2011

Washington State Department of Transportation

EATTLE – The latest traffic technology aimed at increasing safety and reducing collisions is coming soon to Interstate 90. Beginning today, Thursday, May 19, drivers will see activity on new electronic signs installed on eastbound I-90 between...

 
 News    May 19, 2011

County’s Superior Court searches for missing judicial photos

As part of its 150th anniversary, Snohomish County is hoping to complete its catalog of Superior Court judge photographs now hanging in the Courthouse Building in Everett. Of 44 Superior Court judges who have served Snohomish County since 1889, the...

 
 News    May 19, 2011

Only chance of Memorial Day weekend sun but traffic guaranteed

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) offers many ways to find out what’s happening on the roads. On the travel website, www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic, drivers can see information, such as camera images from across the state,...

 
 News    May 19, 2011

Evergreen State Fair initiates electronic ticketing

Snohomish County will begin selling admission tickets to the 2011 Evergreen State Fair and its events electronically, using Intelli-Mark Technologies’ Etix system. Beginning June 10, tickets to grandstand concerts, auto races, fair gate...