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Volunteers needed to help with Jan. 23 annual homeless count Volunteers needed to help with Jan. 23 annual homeless count
Can you volunteer three hours of your time to help the homeless? If so, Snohomish County needs your help during its annual Point In Time homeless count Thursday, Jan. 23.
County one step closer to construction of large-scale salmon project on Smith Island County one step closer to construction of large-scale salmon project on Smith Island
Snohomish County and its partners are a step closer to greatly improving Chinook salmon numbers in the Puget Sound following the release of a final environmental impact statement for the Smith Island Restoration Project.
County to honor homeless who died in the past year; special tribute planned for veterans at Dec. 20 County to honor homeless who died in the past year; special tribute planned for veterans at Dec. 20
Their deaths rarely make the headlines and might go unnoticed in the obituaries, but Snohomish County is committed to honoring the homeless men and women – civilian and military – who died this past year in our communities.
Snohomish County Council votes to build nine-story courthouse near Comcast Arena Snohomish County Council votes to build nine-story courthouse near Comcast Arena
Members of the Snohomish County Council voted today, Nov. 25, to build a new $150 million, nine-story courthouse on property adjacent to Comcast Arena, at the corner of Wall and Oakes streets.
Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board looking for members to promote healthy communities Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board looking for members to promote healthy communities
Snohomish County’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board (AOD) is seeking new members.
Sara Bhagat hired as attorney administrator for office of public defense Sara Bhagat hired as attorney administrator for office of public defense
Snohomish County hired Sara Bhagat this week as its new attorney administrator for the office of public defense. Bhagat formerly worked in County as a public defender.
Learn history, meaning behind regional sweets at Nov. 14 talk Learn history, meaning behind regional sweets at Nov. 14 talk
Take a mouth-watering journey through the history and meaning of sweets across the state of Washington at “A World of Sweets” lecture presented by the Snohomish County Arts Commission.
Capitol Christmas tree set to visit Everett Nov. 8 on its way to the “other” Washington Capitol Christmas tree set to visit Everett Nov. 8 on its way to the “other” Washington
Make plans now to come see the Capitol Christmas Tree from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 8 at the Snohomish County Campus Amphitheater at Rockefeller and Wall streets in Everett.
arly registration now open for Nov. 21 Focus on Farming conference arly registration now open for Nov. 21 Focus on Farming conference
Looking for a new tractor and some advice on farm direct marketing? Ever wondered about aquaponics? Then you’ll want to register early for Snohomish County’s 10th-annual Focus on Farming conference this November.
Commission to present forum on helping children through adversity Commission to present forum on helping children through adversity
The Snohomish County Children’s Commission is presenting a forum on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Henry M. Jackson High School Annex in Mill Creek.
Citizen advisors sought for county Marine Resources Committee Citizen advisors sought for county Marine Resources Committee
Local residents and organizations have a unique chance to protect Snohomish County’s 130 miles of shoreline and set policy for the future. The county’s Marine Resources Advisory Committee (MRC) seeks two new members from districts 2 and 3
Find answers to mental health, aging questions at Oct. 24 wellness event Find answers to mental health, aging questions at Oct. 24 wellness event
Some changes to your mind or mood can be a normal part of aging, but others aren’t. Snohomish County residents can find information and helpful resources at a free wellness event Oct. 24
Should ‘good guys’ always wear white hats? Should ‘good guys’ always wear white hats?
Fans of classic western movies are invited to attend “The End of the Trail – How the Western movie rode into the sunset,” a lecture featuring Robert Horton and hosted by the Snohomish County Arts Commission.
Community to celebrate Swamp Creek bridge reopening Oct. 9 Community to celebrate Swamp Creek bridge reopening Oct. 9
The bridge is open. Those words – posted online Oct. 1 – likely came as a relief to residents and travelers on Carter Road in Bothell.
County will contribute to city park upgrades County will contribute to city park upgrades
Seven cities in Snohomish County will benefit from a total of $460,000 in county funds to upgrade their local parks. Improvements range from trails to gazebos to lighting.
Paine Field director named local Airport Executive of the year Paine Field director named local Airport Executive of the year
Paine Field director Dave Waggoner earned high honors from the Northwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives – the group named him Airport Executive of the Year at its annual banquet Tuesday, Oct. 1.
Residents invited to share thoughts on county’s land-use plan Residents invited to share thoughts on county’s land-use plan
Residents interested in helping shape Snohomish County’s comprehensive land-use plan for growth through the year 2035 are invited to attend a public meeting in October.
Sustainability plan will help Snohomish County reduce its environmental impact Sustainability plan will help Snohomish County reduce its environmental impact
Environmental responsibility and sustainability are more than just buzzwords. For Snohomish County, they’re part of a concrete effort to take action on climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from government operations.
Be flood-ready before storms hit this fall, winter Be flood-ready before storms hit this fall, winter
Do you know how to protect your home and family from flooding? With fall weather quickly approaching, and heavy rains expected soon, Snohomish County Executive John Lovick encourages residents to plan ahead.
Learn about county’s 2014 budget at public hearing Sept. 27 Learn about county’s 2014 budget at public hearing Sept. 27
County Executive John Lovick will announce the release of Snohomish County’s proposed 2014 budget Friday morning, Sept. 27. The presentation is open to media and the public, and will begin at 11 a.m. on the Snohomish County Campus in Everett.
County, community partners working to end veteran homelessness County, community partners working to end veteran homelessness
Seventy-two formerly homeless veterans in Snohomish County now have permanent homes thanks to a strategic partnership between Snohomish County and local nonprofit and social service agencies.
New members sought for county’s Council on Aging New members sought for county’s Council on Aging
Snohomish County Council on Aging (COA) is seeking vibrant new members for terms beginning in January 2014.
Paine Field celebrates runway 16L-34R reopening Paine Field celebrates runway 16L-34R reopening
Pilots flying in to or departing from Paine Field now have more runway options. On Thursday, Sept. 12, airport and county officials will formally reopen runway 16L-34R for general aviation traffic.
Emergency preparedness begins with just one step Emergency preparedness begins with just one step
When earthquakes, flooding, storms or other disasters hit home, are you prepared? If not, now’s the time to take the first step toward being ready. September is National Preparedness Month, and this year, the focus is on turning awareness into action.
Comments sought on county’s federal grant performance Comments sought on county’s federal grant performance
Snohomish County on Sept. 9 published a draft performance report on its administration of nearly $4 million in federal housing and community development grants to benefit low- and moderate-income projects and now seeks reviews and comments from the public.
Lovick to address annual Snohomish County Tomorrow assembly Lovick to address annual Snohomish County Tomorrow assembly
Snohomish County Executive John Lovick will present the opening address at this month’s 2013 Snohomish County Tomorrow (SCT) assembly.
County seeks applicants for housing, community development projects County seeks applicants for housing, community development projects
Local non-profits, developers and government agencies are encouraged to apply for an estimated $4 million in federal and local grand funding for projects to benefit low- or moderate-income people or neighborhoods in Snohomish County.
Man arrested on fugitive warrant at Evergreen State Fair Man arrested on fugitive warrant at Evergreen State Fair
Seattle Police Department detectives arrested a 38-year-old employee of Butler Amusements on Friday, Aug. 30, at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe. The man was taken into custody without incident, and with the full support of both the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and Butler Amusements.
Local agencies encouraged to apply for tourism grant funds Local agencies encouraged to apply for tourism grant funds
What do world-class gymnasts, vintage airplanes and internationally acclaimed glass blowers share in common? They have the grant-funded support of Snohomish County to promote the dynamic arts, culture and heritage experiences that bring tourism opportunities and visitors to Snohomish County.
County to award nearly $25 million for open space conservation County to award nearly $25 million for open space conservation
Nearly $25 million in bond funding to preserve open space, farm and agricultural land, and timber land throughout Snohomish County is expected to be approved this fall by the Snohomish County Council.
Minor injuries following small explosion at Monroe fairgrounds Minor injuries following small explosion at Monroe fairgrounds
A small explosion injured two people at approximately 1 p.m. today, Aug. 26, at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe.
County seeks applicants for noxious weed board County seeks applicants for noxious weed board
Local residents involved in agriculture production are invited to apply for a position on the Snohomish County Noxious Weed Control Board.
Executive Lovick to speak at Everett’s March on Washington celebration Executive Lovick to speak at Everett’s March on Washington celebration
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In honor of this event, Snohomish County Executive John Lovick will join local elected officials for a special celebration Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Everett Community College.
Early childhood education program receives $300,000 in extra funding Early childhood education program receives $300,000 in extra funding
More preschool-age children in Everett and Marysville will benefit from specialized early childhood education programs thanks to a nearly $300,000 funding increase in Snohomish County’s Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP).
Lovick to convene mental-health advisory panel Lovick to convene mental-health advisory panel
Snohomish County Executive John Lovick will convene a mental-health panel this summer tasked with finding ways to improve county services for mental-health needs.
Snohomish County hosts National Night Out on August 6 Snohomish County hosts National Night Out on August 6
Join your neighbors for crime-prevention tips and fun during this year’s National Night Out Against Crime from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Willis Tucker Community Park.
Executive, Governor to celebrate 727 donation at Paine Field Executive, Governor to celebrate 727 donation at Paine Field
Snohomish County Executive John Lovick will join Governor Jay Inslee and Everett Community College President David Beyer tomorrow at Paine Field to celebrate FedEx’s donation of a Boeing 727 to the college’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School.
Centennial Trail, county parks get high marks from ParentMap magazine Centennial Trail, county parks get high marks from ParentMap magazine
Snohomish County parks and the Centennial Trail earned rave reviews in ParentMap magazine as great places for kids and families.
Getchell Road bridge repair project complete ahead of schedule Getchell Road bridge repair project complete ahead of schedule
Completing construction work early seems to be a trend on Getchell Road. Repairs to the Little Pilchuck Creek bridge wrapped up late today, July 23, more than a week and a half ahead of schedule.
Surface Water Management considers rate restructuring Surface Water Management considers rate restructuring
Snohomish County’s Surface Water Management Division is seeking input as it gathers comments and ideas to balance programs and services with changing needs.
Getchell Road culvert project wraps up two weeks ahead of schedule Getchell Road culvert project wraps up two weeks ahead of schedule
Drivers currently navigating around two construction zones at opposite ends of Getchell Road, near Lake Stevens, got a pleasant surprise this morning, July 18. Snohomish County Public Works crews wrapped up work on a culvert replacement project late Wednesday night, July 17, nearly two full weeks ahead of schedule.
Triathletes take to county roads for annual event Sunday Triathletes take to county roads for annual event Sunday
For the eighth year in a row, athletes from across the United States and around the world will gather in Snohomish County to compete in the Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens Triathlon.
The Evergreen State Fair welcomes Walgreens as new sponsor The Evergreen State Fair welcomes Walgreens as new sponsor
Walgreens, a new sponsor at this year’s annual Evergreen State Fair, is providing a discounted fair gate admission promotion prior to August 22, as well as sponsoring Senior Citizen Day and Family Day during the fair.
Snohomish County Tomorrow discusses regional transportation needs Snohomish County Tomorrow discusses regional transportation needs
The Snohomish County Tomorrow Steering Committee will meet at 6 p.m. July 24 on county campus with Patrice Hardy of Sound Transit for an overview of the Lynnwood Light Rail Link Extension project.
Put your leadership skills into action by volunteering on Snohomish County’s Council on Aging Put your leadership skills into action by volunteering on Snohomish County’s Council on Aging
The Snohomish County Council on Aging (COA) is seeking vibrant new members for terms beginning January 2014.
Outdoor burn ban issued Outdoor burn ban issued
Due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County will go into effect Monday, July 15, 2013 at 8 a.m.
Road construction season is here Road construction season is here
Summer is the season for fairs and festivals, large family get-togethers, and road trips. It is also the best and sometimes only time to repair roads and bridges, replace culverts, install sewer and water lines, and build housing developments.
Coalition to prevent underage drinking starts meeting in Monroe Coalition to prevent underage drinking starts meeting in Monroe
A new underage drinking and substance abuse prevention coalition will begin meeting monthly starting at 1 p.m. July 11 at the Monroe Public School’s administration building.
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