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 News    June 13, 2013

Washington's average wage tops $50,000 in 2012

OLYMPIA – Washington’s average annual wage grew by 3.4 percent in 2012, to $51,595, surpassing $50,000 for the first time, according to the state Employment Security Department. The average weekly wage rose from $959 to $992. These figure...

 News    June 13, 2013

Task Force Sweep Nets 25 Arrests in 3 Days

Last week, the Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force tracked down and arrested 25 felons with outstanding warrants during a three day countywide warrant sweep. The sweep netted felons with a variety of outstanding warrants, including failure...

 News    June 13, 2013

Sheriff's Office update on Conley shooting

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit continue to investigate the murder of Molly Conley. On June 1, 2013 at approximately 11:20PM, Ms. Conley was shot and killed while walking with her friends near South Lake Stevens Road and...

 News    June 13, 2013

County completes Smith Island environmental review

Snohomish County’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Smith Island Restoration project is now available for public review. A joint effort proposed by Snohomish County and the city of Everett, the Smith Island Restoration...

 News    June 13, 2013

"Music on the Plaza" ready to rock your summer

Impossible Bird, characterized as the "next big musical duo” with a “big sound” will fiddle their way to your heart during this year’s free annual summer concert series “Music on the Plaza.” They are one of ei...

 News    June 13, 2013

Hikers Discover Remains of Missing Seattle Man

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office (ME) has confirmed that the remains discovered off of the Boulder Creek Trail last Saturday belong to a Seattle man reported missing in 2009. Greg Keller, who was 49 years-old at the time of his...

 News    June 13, 2013

Dorn: Legislature Must Pass Estate Tax Fix or 1 Million Students Lose

If bill doesn’t pass, cost to education could be $160 million OLYMPIA — A total of $160 million will likely be lost to education funding if the Legislature does not pass a bill being debated today, State Superintendent Randy Dorn said....