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 By Contact: Christopher Schwarzen    News    July 30, 2009

TVW to webcast county aerospace summit live

Snohomish County and TVW will present Monday’s Aerospace Summit, “Saving Washington Aerospace” to thousands of viewers in a live webcast. TVW, often called the Washington state version of C-SPAN...

 
 By Washington State Senate Senator Val Stevens    News    July 30, 2009

Stevens sends open letter to Murray, Cantwell and Larsen urging “no” vote on Obama’s national health insurance plan

OLYMPIA…Sen. Val Stevens, R-Arlington, today announced she has sent an open letter to Washington’s U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and her own U.S. Representative, Rick Larsen urging them to reject President Obama’s “public...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    July 30, 2009

A Last-Minute Healthcare Plea to WA Lawmakers

Washington, D.C. - Before members of Congress take their August recess, AARP is giving them a send-off, and a reminder to keep health care reform top-of-mind while they're visiting their constituents. Volunteers from across the country, including...

 
 By Wsdot    News    July 30, 2009

SR 20 North Cascades Highway closed due to mudslide

A mudslide west of Rainy Pass has closed SR 20 in both directions at the east- and west-side closure gates until Thursday afternoon, July 30. Crews expect to reopen the highway about 4 p.m. They have about 300 yards of mud and debris in a 10-foot-dee...

 
 News    July 30, 2009

Recovery Funds Keep Cops on the Job in Snohomish and Skagit

Recovery Funds Keep Cops on the Job in Snohomish and Skagit Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced more than $1 million in recovery dollars for local police departments in Burlington, Everett and Snohomish, Washi...

 
 News    July 30, 2009

Larsen to Host “Conversations with Veterans” Across Northwest Washington

First Event: Monday, August 3 in Bellingham Veterans Forums in Five Counties to Focus on Veterans’ Health Care, Benefits, Job Training Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host five Conversations with Veterans during the month of...

 
 By U.s. Rep. Rick Larsen 2nd District, Washington    News    July 30, 2009

Larsen: We Are One Step Closer to Health Care Reform that Works for Washington State

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) today praised an agreement that brings Congress one step closer to passing health care reform that works for Washington state. The deal was reached between House leadership and a health...

 
 By The Washington State Department Of Natural Resources (dnr)    News    July 30, 2009

Fire season snapshot: High number of fires, low number of acres burned

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today released a snapshot of the number of wildfires and acres burned on state and private lands that the department protects. Initial attack by DNR and its partners, with the...

 
 By The Washington State Department Of Natural Resources (dnr    News    July 30, 2009

Fire danger is very high in western and central Washington

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) responded to more than 40 new wildfire incidents across the state today. In an unusual weather pattern, temperatures have been higher on the state’s westside than in the east,...

 
 News    July 30, 2009

Cooling Shelters

Media, Below is a list of cooling shelters throughout Snohomish County. We also have heard that Marysville will be opening a shelter but at this point have no details. Again, please check with the individual shelter or location to confirm. Thanks,...