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Educational resources available to help reduce the loss of crab pots

crab pots

Snohomish County, Wash., June 30, 2023—July 1 is opening day for recreational crabbing in Puget Sound. Each year an estimated 12,000 crab pots are lost in Puget Sound, resulting in the capture of an estimated 180,000 Dungeness crab a year with no one to harvest them. The Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee (MRC) and the […]

Former Kamiak High School coach arrested for sexual misconduct

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MUKILTEO, Wash., June 30, 2023—Mukilteo Police announce the arrest of former Kamiak High School Coach, Julian Willis, 33, for allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor — a 17-year-old female student. Julian Willis, a substitute teacher and assistant football coach at Kamiak High School, was put on leave earlier this year when the allegations surfaced. […]

False Promises: Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan unconstitutional

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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 30, 2023—In a 6-3 decision the United States Supreme Court today ruled that President Joe Biden’s executive order to forgive hundreds of billions of dollars in federal student loan debt is an overreach of the Executive Branch of government. “The Secretary asserts that the HEROES Act grants him the authority to cancel […]

Arrest made in suspicious package found on steps of Supreme Court, Inslee response to ruling

Supreme Court ruling

WASHINGTION, D.C., June 29, 2023—Authorities made an arrest to the incident involving a suspicious package found on the steps of the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 29, shortly after its ruling on race-based college admissions resulting in road closures around the building. Governor Jay Inslee blames “Republican-appointed judges” for “gutting affirmative action policies.” Shortly before […]

Where to celebrate the Fourth of July in Snohomish County

Fourth of July

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., June 29, 2023—Family, friends, beer, barbecues, and of course fireworks. These are things that come to mind when we think of the Fourth of July — the annual celebration commemorating the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence from the monarch of Great Britain on July 4, 1776. Luckily, Snohomies won’t have […]

Baekjeong now offering online reservations at its Lynnwood location

Baekjeong lynnwood

LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 29, 2023—Korean barbecue restaurant Baekjeong, located in Lynnwood’s Alderwood neighborhood, has been the site of many firsts for the restaurant since opening last Fall. Not only was Lynnwood the restaurant’s first ever northwest location, but it is now the first and only location to feature an online reservation system. The decision to […]

Four exceptional youths awarded college book grants by SCBHC

SCBHC grants

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., June 28, 2023—Four graduating high school students were awarded “Budding Youth” award grants at the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s (SCBHC) Red and White Banquet on April 29 for the first time ever. In addition to an adornment, each student received a college book grant, as part of that award, that will […]

‘Don’t Seattle our Lynnwood,’ Jim Smith kicks off 2023 campaign

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 29, 2023—The sun was out, the live music was set, and the beer and barbecue kept flowing at Jim Smith’s campaign kickoff event on Wednesday, June 28, at Lynnwood’s Moonshine Barbecue that was attended by just over 60 residents. Jim Smith announced his bid to retain his Lynnwood City Council Position #4 […]

Supreme Court strikes down race-based college admission practices

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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 29, 2023—The United States Supreme Court overwhelming voted on Thursday, June 29, to end race-based college admission deeming the practice unlawful by stating it violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. The 6-3 vote in the Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina and […]

Possible human remains from Titan submersible recovered by Coast Guard

Titan submersible

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2023—The United States Coast Guard received debris and evidence recovered from the seafloor at the site of the TITAN submersible when the M/V HORIZON ARCTIC arrived in St. John’s Newfoundland, June 28, 2023. After consultation with international partner investigative agencies, the Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) intends to transport the evidence […]

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