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February 16, 2015 at 12:09 PM

Lake Stevens man, 79, found safe after search

Update, 1:10 p.m.: The man has been found and is safe, according to the Lake Stevens police. Original post: Authorities are asking for help in finding a 79-year-old Lake Stevens man missing since Sunday afternoon. Andrew A. Green did not return home from his regular afternoon walk in an area near the 2300 block of Soper Hill Rd.  Green…

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February 2, 2015 at 5:57 AM

Snohomish man shot during burglary

Update at 11:48 a.m.: The victim is in stable condition, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives still do not have a good description of the gunman, who remains at large, the sheriff’s office said. Original post: A 22-year-old Snohomish man remains hospitalized at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett after he was apparently shot during a burglary…

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January 30, 2015 at 10:34 AM

Snohomish County schools to use ‘panic button’ smart phone app

The Associated Press EVERETT — School districts in Snohomish County are planning a “panic button” system at more than 80 schools. It’s a smart phone application that — with the push of the button — automatically dials 911 and notifies designated people about an emergency. The Daily Herald reports two schools in Everett started testing the panic button in…

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Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Everett School District, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, panic button

January 27, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Heroin deaths in Snohomish County a serious problem

The Associated Press EVERETT — The Snohomish Health District says deaths from heroin and drugs like oxycodone are a serious problem in the county, which includes Everett. From 2011 to 2013 the county had about 20 percent of such deaths in Washington, although it has about only 10 percent of the state population. To help prevent overdose deaths…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: heroin overdose, Naloxone, Snohomish County

January 20, 2015 at 5:58 AM

2 dead in mobile home fire near Arlington

UPDATED, 8:55 a.m. The Associated Press and staff reports ARLINGTON — Two people have died in a mobile home fire near Arlington. A neighbor first reported the fire around 9 p.m. on Monday at the 14200 block of Club Way, according to a release from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The chief of the local Snohomish County…

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December 30, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Burn ban in effect for Snohomish, Pierce counties

A Stage 1 burn ban took effect for Snohomish and Pierce counties effective at 4 p.m. Tuesday. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued the burn ban because of developing stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution. The ban reduces the amount of pollution from excessive wood smoke. No burning is allowed in wood-burning fireplaces, uncertified wood…

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December 29, 2014 at 8:22 AM

Snohomish County woman accused of pimping daughter

The Associated Press EVERETT — A Snohomish County woman is accused of sex-trafficking her own teenage daughter. The Herald reports sheriff’s deputies recently arrested the 44-year-old for investigation of promoting sexual abuse of a minor. Detectives tracked the teen through Internet ads last year to motels in Everett, Edmonds and Fife when she was 15 years old. Spokeswoman…

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December 23, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Man wants all Snohomish sheriff records – going back to 1776

The Associated Press EVERETT — The Snohomish County sheriff’s office has stopped trying to fill a public records request from a man who asked for every record all the way back to July 4, 1776 — even though that was 113 years before Washington became a state. The deputy prosecutor who advises departments on record requests, Sara…

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December 9, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Oso-slide report: Timber company logged 1 acre more than allowed

The Associated Press SEATTLE — A state review of logging near the deadly March landslide in Oso has found that a timber company logged one acre more than was allowed under a 2004 permit, but the report was inconclusive on whether logging strayed into a more restrictive or potentially unstable area. The Department of Natural Resources released…

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December 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Sheriff’s office searching for fisherman missing in Blackmans Lake

UPDATE, 6:15 p.m. | The sheriff’s office has suspended the search for the missing fisherman until first light Monday morning. UPDATE, 4:45 p.m. | Searchers continue to look for the missing fisherman in Blackmans Lake in Snohomish County. ORIGINAL POST | A dive team and a helicopter from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are combing through Blackmans…

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