May 21, 2024 9:46 pm

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Snohomish County Public Works wins national award for Little Bear Creek

Little Bear Creek

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Snohomish County Public Works is being recognized nationally for an innovative project that changes the way the County handles wetland mitigation and saves millions of dollars in future taxpayer funds. The creation of Little Bear Creek Advance Mitigation Site (LBCAMS) has been named a national 2024 Public Works Project of the Year from the […]

Gubernatorial candidate says she feels bullied out of the race

El'ona Kearney

SEATAC—Democratic Gubernatorial candidate El’ona Kearney says she feels the Democratic Party is bullying her out of the gubernatorial race to direct votes toward her opponent’s campaign, Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Kearney is one of four women running for Washington State governor alongside Cassondra Hanson (D), Jennifer Hoover (R), and Rosetta Marshall-Williams (Independent). She has also […]

Archbishop Murphy High School celebrates completion of Healing Pole

healing pole

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

Mental Health Services

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 […]

Snohomish County Council approves ordinance to ban sale of fireworks


SNOHOMISH COUNTY—The Snohomish County Council voted unanimously to amend the county code (SCC 30.53A.726) prohibiting the sale of fireworks in all “no fireworks areas” where use is currently banned. Ordinance 23-057 would have no impact on the sale of fireworks this July 4th (2024). According to RCW 70.77.250(4), ordinances adopted by counties or cities which […]

Mill Creek Library repair project to begin June 3

Mill Creek Library

MILL CREEK—Sno-Isle Libraries, in partnership with the City of Mill Creek, will begin repairs at the Mill Creek Library on June 3. The last day of library service at the Mill Creek Library will be June 2; with construction is expected to last three months. The Mill Creek Library repair project will focus on facility […]

Ferguson campaign threatens legal action against gubernatorial opponents


SEATTLE, Wash., May 13, 2024—Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined by former King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg, held a press conference in Seattle, Monday, May 13, addressing the two other “Bob Fergusons” that filed for the Governor race last week and threatened legal action if they do not drop out of the race by […]

Jews and Christians rally demanding UW end antisemitism on campus


SEATTLE—Approximately 500 attended a “United for Israel March” at the University of Washington, led by Pursuit Church NW, on Sunday, May 12, to take a stand against antisemitism that is plaguing the university’s campus. They were met with less than 200 pro-Hamas counter protesters whose faces were covered. The rally and following march were peaceful. […]

Three Bob Fergusons now running for governor as race takes turn for the weird

Bob Fergusons

OLYMPIA—The number of Bob Fergusons running to be Washington’s next governor grew to three on Friday. A conservative Republican activist threw a monkey wrench into the race by recruiting two last-minute Democratic candidates who share the same name as the party’s presumed front-runner. The newcomers, one from Yakima and the other Graham, will now share […]

Snohomish County’s newest Superior Court Judge is sworn in by Chief Justice

Judge Rivera

EVERETT—The honorable Judge Whitney M Rivera, Snohomish County’s newest Superior Court Judge, was officially sworn in Thursday, May 10, by Washington State Chief Justice Steven Gonzalez. Judge Rivera replaces Judge Anita Farris who retired from the bench on April 30. Coincidentally it was Judge Farris who first hired Judge Rivera as her law clerk 18 […]

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