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Ballotgate: Official complaints filed against AG Ferguson for pressuring SOS to break the law

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ISSAQUAH—Washington state gubernatorial hopeful, Senator Mark Mullet (D), on May 28, filed official ethics complaints with the Washington State Executive Ethics Board alleging that Attorney General (AG) Bob Ferguson used his public office for his political campaign, a violation of RCW 42.52.180, and the other with the Washington State Bar Association for conflict of interest. […]

Eighteen fallen heroes honored at Global War on Terror Veterans Memorial in Arlington

Global War on Terror

ARLINGTON—The names of the eighteen Snohomish County residents who perished during military operations from September 11, 2001, to the present, were unveiled on Memorial Day, May 27, 2024. The names were engraved on a plaque adjacent to a sculpture by a local artist at Haller Bridge that was rededicated as the “Global War on Terror […]

WA Congressional delegation pen letter to Boeing not to compromise safety as its firefighters strike

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) recently led a group of Democratic Washington lawmakers urging Boeing and union firefighters represented by International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local I-66 to continue to negotiate in good faith toward an agreement that provides Boeing firefighters with fair pay and benefits. Larsen was joined by Reps. Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Pramila […]

Everett honors fallen heroes for Memorial Day at Port of Everett

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EVERETT—Residents and community leaders gathered at Pacific Rim Plaza in the Port of Everett on Monday for its annual Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony with keynote speaker Captain Stacy Wuthier, Commanding Officer of Naval Station Everett. “Some of them didn’t volunteer or were asked to leave their homes to fight in distant battlegrounds,” Captain Wuthier said […]

Inslee orders flags lowered for Memorial Day

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OLYMPIA—Governor Jay Inslee on Wednesday, May 22, issued a directive to all state agency facilities to lower flags to half-staff on Monday, May 27, in recognition of Memorial Day. “I have no objection to agencies lowering the flags at the close of business on Friday, May 24, 2024,” Inslee wrote in the directive. “Flags should […]

New allegations surface that Ferguson violated state law for personal gain

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SEATTLE—Recent actions of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Bob Ferguson (AG Ferguson) against two political opponents who share a similar name, and then willfully directing Secretary of State Steve Hobbs to allegedly violate Washington state law by modifying the Primary Election ballot at the detriment of all other down ballot candidates, has prominent figures not […]

Public invited to Memorial Day ceremony at Port of Everett

Memorial Day Everett

EVERETT—The public is invited to attend a Memorial Day Ceremony to honor the brave men and women who died in war that will be held 11 a.m., Monday, May 27, Pacific Rim Plaza at the Port of Everett, located at 1028 13th Street (Pacific Rim Plaza is located on the south side of Hotel Indigo). The […]

Latest polling has Ferguson leading gubernatorial field but all may not be rosy

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SEATTLE—New gubernatorial polling from the left-leaning Northwest Progressive Institute (NPI) has Attorney General Robert “Bob” Ferguson leading in a head-to-head General Election match-up with Republican candidate Dave Reichert. However, a four-way race that includes endorsed Washington State Republican Party Candidate Semi Bird and Democratic challenger Mark Mullet shows opportunity for Republicans ahead of the August […]

Archbishop Murphy High School celebrates completion of Healing Pole

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EVERETT—Students of Archbishop Murphy High School (AMHS), in a celebration of culture and healing, joined by members of the Tulalip Tribes celebrated the completion of The Healing Pole, a yearlong project spearheaded by master woodcarver, Artist-in-Residence James Madison. “To represent our culture here at AMHS is a dream come true,” said Madison, who is a […]

Homage expands FREE Mental Health Services to older adults

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY—As this month marks National Mental Health Awareness Month, Homage Senior Services is expanding its mental health services across Snohomish County, especially to those who live in more rural areas, thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Cambia Health Foundation. Homage provides mental health services to older adults age 60+ at ten senior and […]

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