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Senator Murray’s Statement on White House Jobs Summit

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement following the Forum on Jobs and Economic Growth at the White House hosted by President Obama.

Hours extended for Washington’s unemployment-claims call center

Washington’s unemployment-claims phone line is now open one hour earlier each day to receive benefit applications or questions from unemployed workers.

Cantwell Statement on Troop Increase in Afghanistan

Today Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), issued the following statement concerning President Obama’s address to the nation on the military situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan:

County’s extra patrols prove useful during weekend

Snohomish County’s first DUI emphasis patrols following a $70,000 state grant to pay for overtime funds nabbed 11 impaired drivers.

Goldmark appoints new manager to lead DNR’s Southeast Region in Ellensburg

Laura Ditmer will oversee DNR operations in 15-county area

Cantwell Expresses Concern Over Recent Border Enforcement Abuses

Calls on Napolitano to Address Racial Profiling

Murray and Cantwell Introduce Senate Resolution Extending Condolences to the Families of Fallen Lakewood Police Officers

Resolution extends sympathies to officers’ families and Lakewood community; Expresses solidarity with law enforcement community nationwide

Expect registration changes as new domestic partnership law goes into effect

Washington’s new “everything-but-marriage” law, recently approved by voters, will take effect on Thursday, providing expanded rights and responsibilities for domestic partners on the state registry operated by the state Corporations and Charities Division.

Murray Bill to Provide Flight Crews with Family Leave Passes Congress, On its Way to President

Bi-partisan legislation will allow pilots and flight attendants to take time to meet the needs of their health and families despite airline industries unique time keeping methods

Senator Cantwell Delivers Floor Speech on Lakewood Police Shootings

SEATTLE, WA – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined with Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) on the Senate floor expressing sorrow over the tragic shootings in Lakewood.

Secretary Vail Issues Statement on Maurice Clemmons

– Secretary Eldon Vail of the Department of Corrections today issued the following statement on the capture of Maurice Clemmons:

Sen. Murray Pays Tribute to Fallen Lakewood Police Officers in Speech on U.S. Senate Floor

Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) delivered the following speech on the floor of the United States Senate to honor the service and sacrifice of the four City of Lakewood Police Officers who were killed on Sunday, November 29th:

HONORING POLICE: Murray and Cantwell to Pay Tribute to Fallen Lakewood Police Officers in Speeches on the U.S. Senate Floor

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) will deliver back-to-back speeches on the floor of the United States Senate to honor the service and sacrifice of the four City of Lakewood Police Officers who were on Sunday, November 29th.


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Laura on Life



Great Nutcracker seats still available! Save 15% on select performances Now through December 30, 2009 • Only at McCaw Hall!


XiiR Means Speedway Motorcycles and Modified ATVs - No


Village Theatre KIDSTAGE is excited to announce its unique holiday break camp offerings this season. Helping kids stay busy during the holidays, KIDSTAGE in Everett is offering young people, grades 4-12, exciting Holiday Break Camps such as the essential “Ensemble Audition Prep Workshop” and “The Business of Show Business.”


Red Cross Wins 2010 Military Family Grant

The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross has been awarded a $26,500 grant to extend/expand its Service to Military Families through May 2010.