July 14, 2024 12:23 pm

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Failed assassination attempt of Trump at Butler rally

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BUTLER, PA.—The 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump, was left bleeding from the right ear following multiple gunshots directed towards him as he spoke on stage to a crowd of tens of thousands at a campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 13. Shooter, Thomas Matthew Crooks, 20, of Bethal Park, […]

If a presidential nominee drops out, what happens to states’ ballots?

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WASHINGTON—The Electoral College could help Democrats avoid a complicated situation in the event their presumed Presidential nominee Joe Biden withdraws from the race after his name is printed on ballots. States Newsroom reporters and editors in the network’s 39 states explored how a presidential candidate could be replaced on ballots — should the nominee drop […]

Survey: Is lack of childcare affecting your bottom line?

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To understand the impact of childcare on hiring and retention for Snohomish County business, Economic Alliance of Snohomish County, along with Snohomish STEM and other organizations are collecting data from businesses which they hope to develop family-friendly workplace policies. Deadline to take survey is July 31, 2024. Who should complete the survey? Business leaders, HR professionals, […]

Hobbs named new Treasurer of National Association of Secretaries of State

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OLYMPIA—Secretary of State Steve Hobbs has been elected the Treasurer of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), the nation’s oldest nonpartisan professional organization for elected officials. Secretary Steve Hobbs was sworn in Friday, July 12, at the NASS 2024 Summer Conference in Puerto Rico. Founded in 1904, NASS includes secretaries of state, lieutenant […]

Lynnwood Police Chief addresses shooting at Alderwood Mall

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LYNNWOOD—As Lynnwood mourns the death of 13-year-old Jayda Woods-Johnson, Police Chief Langdon shared a community message saying, “we will not settle or quietly accept this violence as the new normal.” Since 2021, juvenile arrests within the city of Lynnwood have increased 709%. On July 9, Woods-Johnson’s assailant, Samuel Gizaw, is in custody at the Denney […]

Plan for bus rapid transit line from Everett to Marysville and Arlington kicks off

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Community Transit (CT) is expanding its most popular service, the Swift bus rapid transit (BRT) network, to dramatically improve transit in Everett, Marysville, and Arlington. The community is invited to give input on the first phase of the scoping study for the Swift Gold Line. The public comment period runs through August 7. The […]

Lynnwood Police seek help in looking for armed felony suspect on the run

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Lynnwood Police are asking the public to stay on the look out for 35-year-old Mychal Cushman, a felony suspect on the run. Cushman is wanted for a region-wide crime spree impacting multiple jurisdictions in King and Snohomish County, the Lynnwood PD said. On June 18, 2024 Cushman allegedly eluded officers in a stolen vehicle before […]

Inslee tours future site of SAF Research and Development Center

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EVERETT—Leadership of the Seattle-Paine Field International Airport hosted a tour with Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, of the future site of the upcoming Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Research and Development Center. The facility will add to Snohomish County’s appeal as being on the forefront of climate change solutions. The R&D Center is made […]

County seeks committee members for new 0.2% sales tax ballot measure

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EVERETT—The Snohomish County Council voted unanimously to place a ballot measure implementing a Public Safety, Health, and Criminal Justice Sales and Use Tax of 0.2%—making it the highest Sales and Use Tax in the Washington state at up to 10.8%—before the voters of Snohomish County for the General Election in November 2024. If approved, the […]

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