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July 11, 2014 at 1:26 PM

Burn ban declared for unincorporated Snohomish County

A burn ban has been declared for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, the county announced today. The ban will go into effect at 8 a.m. Saturday and prohibits all outdoor burning except for recreational fires that are less than 3 feet in diameter…

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July 10, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Gillnetters convicted in illegal whitefish haul

By Jefferson Robbins The Wenatchee World MOSES LAKE — Four men from King and Snohomish counties were found guilty this week of illegally taking almost 200 whitefish in December at Banks Lake. Aleksandr Kashnikov, 45, and Sergey Mitsevich, 38, both of Everett, were convicted alongside Vladimir Savchenko, 36, of Edmonds and Peter Zhezhelev, 46, of Kenmore. Jurors took 40…

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April 24, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Snohomish County to discuss ending active search at Oso site

Snohomish County officials on Monday will discuss plans to “end active search operations” for the two people still listed as missing at the Oso mudslide site, the county said today. Sheriff Ty Trenary will talk about the decision at a news briefing on Monday, though officials haven’t released an official date the search will end. Efforts…

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April 15, 2014 at 3:27 PM

Mountain biker who died on Snohomish County trail identified

The mountain biker who died while riding on a trail Saturday in the Paradise Valley Conservation Area has been identified. Steven D. Quinton, 56, of Monroe, died of blunt force injuries of the head on the Woodinville trail, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. Hikers discovered the biker, performed CPR and called for help, the Snohomish County…

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April 9, 2014 at 10:13 AM

10 people now listed as missing in mudslide

The number of people listed as missing following the massive mudslide in Snohomish County is now 10. Overnight, one name came off the list compiled by the Major Crimes Unit of the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office says it is presumed the individuals on the list are missing in connection with the March 22 mudslide….

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April 2, 2014 at 7:34 AM

Mudslide has claimed 29 victims

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said this morning that the Snohomish County mudslide has claimed the lives of 29 people. Thirteen people are believed to be missing. The death toll increased by one overnight. Medical examiner’s office staff did not identify the 29th victim. The agency has formally identified 22 of the 29 victims, an updated news release…

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March 29, 2014 at 6:13 PM

Mudslide death toll now 18; missing drops to 30

ARLINGTON — The death toll from last Saturday’s deadly mudslide has risen to 18 while the number of missing and unaccounted for has dropped dramatically to 30. The new numbers were announced a short time ago during the nightly media briefing in Arlington given by Jason Biermann, program manager for the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management. Biermann…

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