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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…


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…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Arlington, House fire, Snohomish County

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…


Comments | More in Environment, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Burn ban, Snohomish County

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…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: sex trafficking, Snohomish County

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…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: records request, Snohomish County

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…


Comments | More in General news | Topics: mudslide, Oso slide, Snohomish County

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…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: blackmans lake, fishing, Snohomish County

November 27, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Runaway barges drift about 11 miles in Snohomish County

Two runaway barges that had drifted about 11 miles in the water off Snohomish County before beaching themselves on a breakwater were towed away by tugboat Thursday morning. The barges, which were tied together and about 60-by-300 feet combined, had been moored off of Jetty Island in Everett. They became unhitched and drifted in the channel between Hat and…


Comments | Topics: barges, Mission Beach, Snohomish County

November 17, 2014 at 2:05 PM

Pierce, Snohomish counties under Stage 2 burn bans

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for Pierce County. The Stage 2 burn ban for Snohomish county remains in effect. Clear skies, cool temperatures and calm winds are forecast to persist in Pierce and Snohomish County and the bans will remain…


Comments | More in General news, Weather Beat | Topics: burn bans, Pierce County, reservations

November 8, 2014 at 3:12 PM

Snohomish County to pay $600,000 to family of man tased by sheriff’s deputy

The Associated Press GOLD BAR, Snohohimsh County — Snohomish County has agreed to pay $600,000 to the family of a man who suffered a fatal heart attack in 2010 after he was shocked with an electric stun gun by a sheriff’s deputy. The Everett Herald reported Saturday that 25-year-old Adam Colliers died outside a Gold Bar home…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Adam Colliers, Snohomish County, Taser

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