Articles published Mon, Aug 17, 2009
Cuts and furloughs for Snohomish Health District
The Snohomish County Health Board announced a new round of reductions in local public health programs and staff at the Board's monthly meeting on Aug.
Homeless housing programs move forward
Three Snohomish County agencies will share more than $2 million to increase housing units for low-income and homeless families and individuals.
WA's Fall Chemical Roundup Begins
Washington's fall roundup of pesticides from large farms and commercial users will soon be underway, and last year it netted more than 120,000 pounds.
Vilsack Visits WA, Promises "Vision" for Forestlands
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in the Northwest today, where he promises a major policy address about the future of the U.S. Forest Service.
Hot August, Not-So-Hot Primary?
Most WA Counties Vote by Mail for Aug. 18 Election
WA Community Leaders Asked to Help Fill After-School Hours
School will start again before you know it and, for parents, that also means figuring out what to do with the kids in the hours after school. The City of Tacoma has decided it's not just a problem for parents, and wants to include more businesses and community leaders in developing and supporting after-school activities.