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Articles from the June 9, 2011 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    News    June 9, 2011

House fire destroys home in Lake Stevens

On Friday, June 3 at 6:50 a.m., firefighters were called to a house fire at 113th block of 37th St. SE in the Georgetown Estates subdivision. A 13-year-old boy who lives in the home, was getting ready...

 
 News    June 9, 2011

State DNR land purchase benefits county residents

Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon and Council Chairman Dave Somers applauded the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Board’s decision Tuesday to help purchase nearly 2,900 acres near Lake Roesiger for conservation and park p...

 
 News    June 9, 2011

Results of Recent Nighttime Seat Belt Enforcement Patrols in Snohomish County Announced Today

Snohomish County, WA - Between May 23 and June 5 extra law enforcement patrolled Snohomish County roads at night looking for unbuckled drivers. During the patrols in Snohomish County, a total of 851 citations were written, including 384 seatbelt...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    June 9, 2011

Rescued Research Beagles Get New "Leash" on Life

Nine beagles who have spent their lives in cages in a research lab got their first taste of freedom when they were rescued Wednesday by animal-rights advocates. The rescue took place in California, but has ramifications across the nation. More than...

 
 News    June 9, 2011

Reardon leads discussion on future of regional rail

Led by Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, more than 125 regional leaders gathered Tuesday to jump-start the conversation pertaining to rail’s future in Snohomish County and the Puget Sound. During the “On Track” summit, key...

 
 News    June 9, 2011

Homeless, At-Risk Youth Emerge From Cocoon House Butterfly Celebration Hopeful, Prepared for Bright Future

14th Annual Butterfly Celebration; Comcast Event Center; 2000 Hewitt Avenue, Everett; June 14th 12:00 noon. Tickets are Free. Everett, WA – On June 14th homeless and at risk youth will emerge from Cocoon House’s Butterfly Celebration...

 
 By Jeff Switzer, Wsdot Sr 520 Communications    News    June 9, 2011

Final EIS: SR 520 project builds stronger, safer floating bridge, improves cross-lake travel

SEATTLE – Building a safer and more reliable six-lane State Route 520 floating bridge and highway will improve travel times and give people better options for crossing Lake Washington, according to analysis released today by the Washington...

 
 News    June 9, 2011

Community Leader Appointed to Sno-Isle Libraries Board

Marysville, Wash. — A new trustee has been appointed to the board for Sno-Isle Libraries. Snohomish resident Martin Munguia is the public information officer for Community Transit. Munguia graduated from the University of Washington with a...

 
 By Daniela Bremmer, Director Of Strategic Assessment    News    June 9, 2011

Celebrating 10 years of transparency in transportation

OLYMPIA –When the state invests transportation tax dollars, how can taxpayers know that they’re getting the most for their money? Do safety projects really reduce the risk of collisions? Are transportation projects being delivered on budg...

 
 News    June 9, 2011

Board of Natural Resources approves Lake Roesiger land purchase, keeping 2,845 acres as working forest

State board turns down lease buyout on Stemilt parcel near Wenatchee; delays proposed land exchange at Lake Whatcom OLYMPIA – The state Board of Natural Resources Tuesday approved the purchase of 2,845 acres of forestland west of Lake Roesiger...