The King County Sheriff’s Office will investigate mysterious records requests, attack web sites and other shenanigans alleged to be connected to employees at the Snohomish County Executive’s Office. Reports about the requests in the Everett Herald were followed by County Executive Aaron Reardon’s sudden resignation last week, a day after the County Council…More
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Snohomish County has again lived up to its uncanny reputation for closely predicting the outcome of gubernatorial races in Washington. With ballot counting nearly finished, Democratic Governor-elect Jay Inslee beat Republican Rob McKenna by 51.3% to 48.7% statewide. In Snohomish County, Inslee leads McKenna 51.1% to 48.9%. That’s just .2 percent off the statewide mark —…More
Democrat Jay Inslee slightly increased his lead in the governor’s race in updated vote tallies released Thursday afternoon, further complicating Republican Rob McKenna’s path to victory. Inslee led McKenna statewide by 56,849 votes out of nearly 2.3 million ballots counted as of 5:15 p.m. Thursday — a lead of 51.2 percent to 48.8 percent. Wednesday, Inslee More
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped by Snohomish County’s Republican headquarters in South Everett Thursday afternoon to thank volunteers and rally the troops working to elect Rob McKenna as governor. “The way we’re going to win this election is all of you,” he said, as a grinning McKenna stood nearby. Volunteers personally vouching…More
Good Morning: Presidential and potential vice-presidential thoughts on the Seahawks-Packers game: President Obama called the refs’ decision in that controversial Monday night football game, ultimately “won” by the Seahawks, “terrible.” Do you think Obama figures Washington state is in the bag for him, and he is therefore free to play to Wisconsin fans? Or was it just a…More
After six months of investigation, the Washington State Patrol’s investigation into Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon came down to a $6 cab ride. That’s the only questionable charge investigators found on Reardon’s county credit card bill within the statute of limitations on misuse of public funds. Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks declined this month to…More