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At St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School, students can be Principal for a Day

Mary Magdalene Catholic School

EVERETT—A student at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School, 13-year-old Sofia, had the privilege of being Principal for the Day last month as part of a unique auction item her parents won at a school fundraiser last year. Meanwhile, actual full-time principal, Dr. Bernadine A. Mahar, spent the day in Sofia’s shoes sitting in class, doing […]

Embattled Lynnwood Councilman to challenge Larsen for Congress

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LYNNWOOD—According the Federal Election Commission filing on January 29, embattled Lynnwood Councilman Joshua Binda is intending to challenge Representative Rick Larsen (D) for the Second Congressional District. Binda will be running as a Democratic Party candidate, FEC filing shows. Representative Larsen (WA-02) has been in Congress since 2001 and is the Ranking Member of the […]

Mariner High School students win Second Congressional App Challenge

second congressional app challenge

EVERETT—Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) congratulated Sydney Vo and Azul Rangel, juniors at Mariner High School in Everett, for winning the 2023 Second Congressional App Challenge with their entry, “HopeHorizon,” which seeks to aid individuals and families experiencing homelessness. “The Congressional App Challenge has again shown the creativity of talented students from Northwest Washington,” said Larsen. […]

WA high schools to observe Temperance and Good Citizenship Day

Good Citizenship Day

OLYMPIA—On Tuesday, January 16, public high schools throughout Washington will observe Temperance and Good Citizenship Day, an annual event created in 1923 to educate future voters about the importance of civic engagement. In partnership with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Office of the Secretary of State offers resources to support K–12 educators […]

Recall effort fails to get signatures, Binda full steam ahead

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LYNNWOOD—The Committee to Recall Joshua Binda announced that it failed to collect the 2,416 signatures needed by January 10, 2024, for the recall to qualify for the April ballot against the Lynnwood Councilman. Because the committee missed the deadline to collect enough signatures, the recall effort is officially dead. “We thank the over 1,050 Lynnwood […]

General Election Results: Winners, losers and too close to call!

2023 General Election

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., November 8, 2023—The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office has received 184,545 (35.40%) ballots as of November 8, 2023, of which 132,932 (25.91%) have been counted. As of November 8, the City of Edmonds, leads the county with most ballots retuned with 50.45%, followed by City of Brier with 46.54%, and then the City […]

Message from County Auditor: 2023 General Election reporting process

General Election

Snohomish County, Wash., November 7, 2023—Snohomish County Auditor Garth Fell shared with local media outlets the anticipated order of activities for General Election night reporting and how to find the preliminary election results. 2023 General Election Results Posting Process State law prohibits the tabulation of election results prior to 8:00 p.m. on Election Night.  Snohomish County Elections […]

Primary Election 2023: Winners, losers, and too close to call

Primary Election 2023

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., August 1, 2023—Over one hundred thousand Snohomish County residents cast their ballot to vote in the 2023 Primary Election for county and local elections. As of August 1, 19.39% of ballots have been returned – that’s 101,110 residents! A Primary Election is required if more than two candidates file for the same […]

NAACP investigation targets Sessions and media in Binda discrimination case

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 21, 2023—The Snohomish County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released their initial findings of its ongoing investigation of alleged discrimination toward Lynnwood City Councilman Joshua Binda on Thursday, July 20, in front of Lynnwood City Hall. In its findings, the organization alleged that fellow Lynnwood City Council President […]

Check your mailboxes for your August 1 Primary Election ballots

August 1 Primary Election

EVERETT, Wash., July 14, 2023—The Snohomish County Elections mailed ballots for the August 1 Primary Election to 512,000 registered voters on Thursday, July 13.  Ballots were mailed to military and overseas voters on June 16 and to out-of-state and rural voters on July 7.  The local voters’ pamphlet was mailed on July 12 to every […]

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