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 Entertainment    September 13, 2013

Broadway’s ANYTHING GOES Sets Sail at The 5th Avenue Theatre

The Roundabout Theatre Company’s Anything Goes, the recent Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Seattle premiere at The 5th Avenue Theatre, playing October 15 - November 3. Winner...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Ace Hardware hosting one-on-one color consultations

Saturday, September 14th, the Lake Stevens Ace Hardware will be hosting free one-on-one, 15 minute color consultations with local interior designers! The consultations will be occurring from 9am-5pm and at each consultation, designers will be on...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

WSU reports second-highest enrollment in history

Although enrollment remained relatively flat from the fall of 2012, Washington State University today reported the second highest total enrollment in its history, with 27,111 students signed up for classes across the university’s four...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

WSRA logo contest for May 2014 Conference

The Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA), is holding an innovative contest to find a logo that embodies the spirit of the association’s 34th annual conference and trade show: “Nurturing Our Roots, Growing Our Future,” a...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Washington State Parks partners with Seattle Seahawks on boating safety education

Washington boaters are invited to learn how to boat safely this year and qualify for prizes. The Washington State Parks Boating Safety Program and the Seattle Seahawks are launching a contest to highlight boater education. Although summer is coming...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Washington State Awarded HIV/STD Prevention Grant

Nearly three out of every five Washington State seniors reported ever having sex, according to the 2012 Healthy Youth Survey. Teaching those students – as well as students who haven’t yet had sex – about healthy relationships and...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopens - Massive slides closed the highway to all traffic Sept. 6

The gates opened and the barricades came down on State Route 20 at noon today, Sept. 12, restoring travel over the North Cascades Highway. The highway has been closed since 2 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, due to mudslides. Before WSDOT could reopen SR 20,...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 13 for new US 2 Bickford Avenue overpass near Snohomish

The Bickford Avenue overpass will provide an important safety improvement for drivers at the intersection of US 2 and Bickford Avenue. To celebrate, the Washington State Department of Transportation will host a ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony at...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

PUD: Tour Solar Homes & Businesses on Sept. 21

Learn how PUD customers are generating electricity by tapping the energy from the sun during the annual Snohomish Solar Tour on Saturday, September 21, 2013. The self-guided tour will feature homes and businesses in communities throughout Snohomish...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Paine Field celebrates runway 16L-34R reopening

Pilots flying in to or departing from Paine Field now have more runway options. On Thursday, Sept. 12, airport and county officials will formally reopen runway 16L-34R for general aviation traffic. Local officals will celebrate with a ribbon-cutting...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Nominate your Volunteer Hero today! DNR taking nominations for Commissioner of Public Lands’ award

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is now taking applications for the 2013 Volunteer Hero Award. The Commissioner of Public Lands’ Volunteer Hero Award was created in 2012 to honor outstanding volunteers who dedicate their time, effort,...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Large Public Records Act judgment against DSHS overturned

The Court of Appeals has reversed the highest public records act judgment ever awarded against a state agency in Washington. The Court of Appeals rules that the Department of Social and Health Services did not violate the Public Records Act (PRA)...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Kids off to college? Make sure they have money smarts and you have the right insurance

College students are getting ready to settle into their dorms or off-campus housing and hit the books. As a parent, it’s time to do your homework as well to make sure your college student’s possessions are adequately insured. The U.S....

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Everett Detectives Solve Recent Robberies

Everett Police Major Crimes Detectives worked with physical evidence to solve three recent armed robberies which were committed by juveniles. Just after 8:30 p.m. on July 23, 2013, employees from Jimmie Johns at 909 Sievers-Duecy Blvd called 911 to...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

10 High-Needs Neighborhoods Get $4 Million in Federal Grant

A total of 10 school districts and community organizations will receive $3.9 million a year for five years to give students academic help when school isn’t in session. The money, awarded through a federal grant, will be used to create 21st...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Comments sought on county’s federal grant performance

Snohomish County on Sept. 9 published a draft performance report on its administration of nearly $4 million in federal housing and community development grants to benefit low- and moderate-income projects and now seeks reviews and comments from the...

 
 News    September 13, 2013

Cabela’s Ladies’ Day Out Set for October 5

Cabela’s Tulalip in partnership with the US Sportsman’s Alliance, will celebrate the growing number of women enjoying the outdoors with Ladies Day Out, October 5, 2013 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. This bi-annual event encourages ladies to try...