May 25, 2024 2:10 pm

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“Legendary” Trooper Marcus hits 4,000th DUI arrest mark

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SPOKANE—The Washington State Patrol would like to remind all drivers in the coming long Memorial Day weekend that driving impaired can be the worst and most dangerous decision in your lives. “Please, enjoy the holiday but drive responsibly, obey the speed limits, put the phones and devices away, don’t follow too closely and NEVER drive […]

SMART investigating officer involved shooting on Northbound I-5 in Everett

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EVERETT—Detectives with the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) are continuing to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred on Thursday, May 16 on I-5 northbound in Everett. The SMART case number is 24-04. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the suspect in the fatal shooting as Marvin Arellano, 31, of Nampa, Idaho. […]

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office receives coveted WASPC accreditation

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY—The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that it is officially an accredited law enforcement agency through the Washington State Sheriffs and Police Chiefs Association (WASPC) with the coveted WASPC Accreditation Award. Sheriff Susanna Johnson, Lieutenant Tom Morris and Deputy Jacob Holmes received the certification from the WASPC Executive Board on behalf […]

EvCC students honored by board of trustees for statewide awards

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EVERETT—The Everett Community College (EvCC) board of trustees honored students who recently received statewide honors at their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 21. Students Narjis Alshatee and Austin Au were named President’s Student Civic Leadership Award winners April 19 at a ceremony in Seattle. Students Shu Liu and Quynh Luu were honored April 25 at […]

Maritime Institute opens new campus at Port of Everett on National Maritime Day

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EVERETT—Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin and the Port of Everett on Thursday, May 22, celebrated the grand opening of Maritime Institute at the Port’s Waterfront Place—the company’s first campus in Washington state. A ribbon-cutting ceremony featured remarks from Port of Everett and City of Everett leadership, and Maritime Institute’s CEO Dave Abrams; followed by an open […]

Stillaguamish Tribe donates $500,000 to local fire departments

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ARLINGTON—The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians presented three checks for a total of $488,546 to local fire districts to support the community. The donations were presented to Snohomish County Fire District #22 for $168,546, Island County Fire District #1 Camano Island Fire & Rescue for $170,000, and Skagit County Fire District #15 for $150,000. These donations […]

Economic Alliance hosts 2024 Snohomish County Update on May 28 

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MUKILTEO—Economic Alliance Snohomish County is proud to announce the Snohomish County Update, set to take place on May 28 at the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center.  This annual event brings together community members and local businesses for a discussion on the economic landscape and the innovations shaping our future. Presented by The Boeing Company […]

Op-Ed: Sno-Isle Library’s new custom reading list program

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Summer months and sunnier days are ahead of us Snohomies and with that comes a summer reading list! As much as I enjoy spending a cold, dark, and gray Washington winter evening brewing a cup of green tea, putting on some sweat pants, wrapping myself in a blanket, and cracking open a good book listening […]

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 […]

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