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July 27, 2014 at 11:52 AM

Man drowns during Snohomish River drinking party

SNOHOMISH (AP) — The Snohomish Sheriff’s office says a 21-year-old man drowned while attempting to reach a sandbar drinking party on the Snohomish River. The sheriff’s office says the man was in a canoe with other people ferrying them to the sandbar where the group was drinking around midnight Saturday. The canoe took on water, spilling…


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July 22, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Sheriff: Found body is that of final mudslide victim

Update at 1:04 p.m.: Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary has confirmed searchers have likely found the body of Molly Kristine “Kris” Regelbrugge at the site of the Oso mudslide. He said her body will be recovered sometime today. Her remains were found about 100 yards from where the body of her husband was recovered, the sheriff said. Trenary…


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June 29, 2014 at 9:40 AM

Hiker, rescue volunteer die at Pilchuck Falls

A hiker and a man who attempted to rescue the hiker fell to their deaths at Pilchuck Falls in Skagit County on Saturday, according to the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office. At about 9:40 p.m. Saturday, sheriff’s deputies from Skagit and Snohomish counties, along with Skagit County search and rescue personnel, were called to the scene near Lake Cavanaugh with…


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June 15, 2014 at 9:45 AM

Body found along Skykomish River is likely missing hiker

Investigators say the body found Saturday along the Skykomish River in Snohomish County is believed to be that of a male hiker who had been reported missing earlier in the week. Foul play is not suspected. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said the body was reported about 6 p.m. by a woman who found it earlier in the…


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May 26, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Police: Snohomish man holds breath in tunnel until he faints, causes 3-car crash

The Associated Press MANNING, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a 19-year-old man caused a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath as he drove through a tunnel northwest of Portland. According to police the Snohomish man told investigators he fainted Sunday afternoon while holding his breath in the Highway 26 tunnel west near the…


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April 18, 2014 at 9:15 AM

Former sheriff’s deputy denies tipping off Everett bikini baristas

The Associated Press EVERETT — A man accused of tipping off bikini baristas to undercover officers when he worked as a Snohomish County sheriff’s sergeant pleaded not guilty Thursday in Everett to charges of promoting prostitution and official misconduct. Darrell O’Neill was a deputy for 30 years. He was arrested after police raided Java Juggs espresso stands…


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March 9, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Flood warnings in effect until Monday night on some rivers

Due to heavy rain over the weekend, the National Weather Service issued another flood warning on Sunday morning for several rivers that extends until late Monday night. The rains pushed the Snoqualmie River nearly three feet above flood stage, and it’s expected to crest near 56.6 feet by 5 a.m. Monday. The Snoqualmie River is expected…


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February 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Anti-abortion arsonist arrested in Snohomish groping case

A convicted abortion-clinic arsonist who was wanted in connection with the alleged groping of an 11-year-old girl in Snohomish last month was arrested last night in Pierce County, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Curtis Anton Beseda, 58, of Snohomish, was charged with first-degree child molestation in Snohomish County Superior Court on Friday after numerous…


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January 6, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Fatal crash on Highway 2 near Snohomish

Corrected version: SNOHOMISH  (AP) — The driver of a car has been killed in a collision with a pickup on Highway 2 near Snohomish. The Washington State Patrol says the pickup crossed the center line and hit the car head-on about 5 a.m. Monday near the intersection with Highway 9. The driver of the car died at the…


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December 8, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Burn ban on for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

A burn ban is in effect in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties due to stagnant weather conditions and increasing levels of air pollution. Puget Sound Clean Air Energy said the ban prohibits the use of fireplaces and uncertified woodstoves in all three counties. In addition, the use of pellet stoves and certified woodstoves is prohibited in Snohomish…


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