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Articles from the September 27, 2012 edition

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 By Staff    News    September 27, 2012

Beware of donating cash to storefront solicitors

OLYMPIA…The Office of Secretary of State’s Charities Program urges donors to avoid giving cash to charities to reduce fraud, discourage impulse contributions and increase transparency. In recent months, the Charities Program has...

 
 Entertainment    September 27, 2012

Sarah Brightman Returns to Comcast Arena at Everett

Sarah Brightman Friday, March 22, 2013 – 8 pm Global-recording artist and world’s bestselling soprano, Sarah Brightman, released her new track “Angel” today. In January of 2013, Brightman will begin her Dreamchaser World Tour...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    September 27, 2012

Westbound US 2 near Snohomish closed Sept. 28-Oct. 1

SNOHOMISH – Drivers should plan ahead for a full closure of westbound US 2 between State Route 9 and 20th Street Southeast/SR 204 from 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1. During the closure, crews will cut into the highway to rem...

 
 By Department Of Social And Health Services    News    September 27, 2012

Washington state receives $700,000 federal grant to enhance and expand Aging and Disability Resource Centers

Olympia – The Administration for Community Living, in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Veterans Health Administration, has announced that Washington is one of eight states to receive The Enhanced Aging and Di...

 
 By Staff    News    September 27, 2012

Washington again leads nation in SAT scores

OLYMPIA (September 24, 2012) — Washington students’ combined average score on the SAT (1545) is the highest in the nation — tied with Vermont — among states in which at least 45 percent of the eligible students took the test,...

 
 By Staff    News    September 27, 2012

State Supreme Court rejects appeal from South Hill Rapist

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Supreme Court has unanimously rejected the appeal of a convicted rapist challenging the verdict that found him to be a mentally ill sexual predator. “Today’s decision will come as a relief to the...

 
 By Staff    News    September 27, 2012

SBA Web Chat Series Will Offer Tips for Women On Starting and Growing a Small Business

WASHINGTON – Are you a woman who is ready to start or expand a small business? Now’s a good time to take that first step, with help from a U.S. Small Business Administration series of four web chats during October, which is also National...

 
 By Pud    News    September 27, 2012

PUD Offers Resources that Can Help

Everett, WA – With cooler weather on the way, many people are looking for ways to keep their electricity bills in check. Consider the following resources offered by the Snohomish County Public Utility District. Low Income & Senior Assistanc...

 
 News    September 27, 2012

New Earthquake App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Mobile Devices

The American Red Cross has launched its official Earthquake App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit earthquake prone areas. This free app-–available in English or Spanish-–is the third in...

 
 By Staff    News    September 27, 2012

County groups offer coastal landowner assistance

A free workshop for coastal landowners in the Port Susan Marine Stewardship Area will be offered Oct. 13 to provide coastal landowners with tools and information to help them protect and maintain healthy shoreline properties. With support from...

 
 By Washington News Service    News    September 27, 2012

Can Condos, Apartments Use Less Energy? Seattle Thinks So

SEATTLE - Owners of big apartment buildings and condo complexes in Seattle will be tracking and reporting their energy use to the city starting Monday, Oct. 1. It's part of the city's effort to encourage energy efficiency, and already is in effect...