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 By Shari L. Ireton, Director Of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff's Off    News    August 30, 2012

$10K Reward for Serial Stanwood Bank Robber

STANDOOD, Wash. -The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office and Stanwood Police Department seek help from the public in identifying the suspect in an armed bank robbery last Saturday. It is believed that...

 
 By Staff    News    August 30, 2012

Washington state receives $4.6 million in record-setting drug settlement

SEATTLE – Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that he and 36 other Attorneys General reached a record $181 million dollar settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson. McKenna and...

 
 By Staff    News    August 30, 2012

Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Accident In Everett

Everett, WA: The Everett Police Department is investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian accident in Everett. Just before 3:00 p.m. on August 30th, 2012, the Everett Police Department was dispatched to the report of a vehicle versus pedestrian...

 
 By Pud    News    August 30, 2012

Snohomish PUD Hits 5 Million Mark for Energy-Saving Bulbs

Everett, WA — Snohomish County Public Utility District reached another energy-saving milestone in August as total sales of compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs offered through a PUD promotion topped 5 million. The utility launched the program...

 
 By Staff    News    August 30, 2012

GasBuddy: For American Consumers, Fuel Prices Add Insult To Injury

CHICAGO (Aug. 30) -- For Labor Day weekend, American consumers in 45 states will likely see the highest fuel prices they’ve ever seen at this time of year. Only motorists in Alaska, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming will be spared...

 
 By Washington News Service    News    August 30, 2012

Campaign Money “Arms Race” Goes Nuclear

TAMPA, Fla. - People following the money trail in U.S. politics say the fundraising "arms race" has gone nuclear. Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, is in Tampa, Fla., observing the Republican...

 
 By Staff    News    August 30, 2012

Boating Safety Tips for Labor Day Weekend on the Water

Summer is winding down and Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. Every year, it remains one of the three most popular boating weekends of the year and is expected to bring people to celebrate the warm weather on Washington lakes and rivers....

 
 By Staff    News    August 30, 2012

Attorney General’s Office shutters rental-referral business

SEATTLE — In an agreement with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, the owner of a rental property referral service has agreed to stop accepting fees from apartment-seekers and provide refunds to his customers. In King County...