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Hammontree named to Carson-Newman dean's list

Cameron Hammontree of Duvall has been named to the fall dean's list at Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tenn. Full-time students earning a grade point average of 3.5 are awarded dean's list honors. Cameron Hammontree of Duvall has been named to the fall dean's list at Carson-Newman Univer

VALLEYRECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:09:00

Pet of the Week - Bonnie

Beautiful, beaming and brilliant - Bonnie is all those and more! Bonnie is an 8 year young American Bulldog mix with the most contagious personality and happy aura about her. She is like a bright, shining star. Her enthusiasm for life and everyone she meets is, without a doubt, the best thing about

PATCH - 2018-01-15 20:25:09

Audit: Some Gold Bar employees are making too much money

GOLD BAR - Up to a third of Gold Bar's employees may be making more than what's authorized by city policy, according to state auditors. Employees can receive step increases in pay every other year, but two employees have received the increases every year. The city had six full-time staff and paid a

HERALDNET - 2018-01-15 09:30:00

Investigation continues into Friday's U.S. 2 crash

MONROE - A crash on Friday night on U.S. 2 east of Monroe remains under investigation. An eastbound Toyota Camry had slowed for traffic and was struck from behind by a Pontiac about 5:30 p.m., according to a Washington State Patrol memo. The location was near 227th Street SE. The impact sent the Toy


Snohomish man who served 10 years for plotting to blow up Port Angeles motel convicted on new charges

TACOMA - A Snohomish County man who served 10 years in prison for plotting to use a pipe bomb to blow up a Port Angeles motel in 2001 has been convicted of four felony weapons charges, U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes announced. Robert Allen Stanard was convicted in federal court Thursday of illegally

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-14 09:30:00

1 Dead In Shooting At Highway 99 Bar

EVERETT, WA - Two people were shot outside a bar along Highway 99 early Saturday morning, leaving one person dead. A bar employee allegedly shot and killed a man who assaulted another man with a gun. Police were called to the bar located along the 13600 block of Highway 99 around 2 a.m. That locati


Officials want more notice before wildlife relocation

A bill introduced in the state House of Representatives this week would require the state Department of Fish & Wildlife to provide more notice before relocating wildlife. Rep. Carolyn Eslick, R-Sultan, was inspired to draft House Bill 2276 after learning of plans to move mountain goats from the Olym


Shirey named Educator of the Quarter

The Snohomish Tillicum Kiwanis recently recognized June Shirey as its Educator of the Quarter. Shirey is director of alternative programs for the Snohomish School District and has been the principal of AIM High School for over 20 years. Send submissions for Way to Go to newstips@heraldnet.com. The S


Call to action: Leaders seek renewal of Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision

MONTPELIER - The celebration of Martin Luther King Day in the Capital City on Monday was marked by a new call to action in support of a revival of his Poor People's Campaign. Supporters of the civil rights leader attended the anniversary of his birth at a celebration at the Unitarian Church. The eve

TIMES-ARGUS - 2018-01-15 22:08:20

Leahy, Scott recommend Essex police chief for US Marshal

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy and Republican Vermont Governor Phil Scott have recommended to President Trump the Essex police chief as the state's next U.S. Marshal. The U.S. Marshals Service is responsible for capturing fugitives and sex offenders, managing federal priso

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-16 05:57:34

SJA Senior Named Vermont Presidential Scholar

The Vermont Agency of Education recently named St. Johnsbury Academy senior Andrew Hegarty, of St. Johnsbury, a Presidential Scholar. Each year, 10 boys and 10 girls from across the state of Vermont are awarded this honor for their academic achievement, outstanding leadership, and service to their c

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2018-01-15 10:00:00

Rutland student invites peers to political activism

A Vermont student is hoping to activate the spirit of political activism among her peers and invite them to join her in Montpelier this weekend for the March For Our Future rally. On Saturday, a group of Vermonters - many expected to be students, but not restricted to students - will meet at City Ha

TIMES-ARGUS - 2018-01-15 19:46:46

McClaughry: A state health insurance purchase mandate?

The House and Senate health care committee chairs in Montpelier are pondering new adventures in health care policy for 2018. High on their list is a Vermont individual insurance mandate. The mandate to purchase government-approved insurance has had a four-year run in Washington. It was made a corne

BENNINGTON BANNER - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Trump criticism and calls to fight racism on MLK day

Martin Luther King III, right, with his wife Arndrea Waters, left, and their daughter Yolanda, 9, center, during their visit to the Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, Monday. AP PHOTOATLANTA - Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church whe

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-01-16 00:30:00

Granite State College Earns Top Honors In 2018 U.S. News And World Report Rankings

CONCORD, NH - For the seventh consecutive year, Granite State College ranks in the top-100 of U.S. News & World Report's annual list of online degree programs. Nationwide, Granite State College ranks at #71 for its online bachelor's programs and #87 for its graduate business programs (non-MBA). More

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2018-01-15 10:00:00

Waterbury calls meeting on policing

WATERBURY - Voters have been warned of a special meeting Jan. 23, to consider funding a new policing services agreement with the Vermont State Police. It would be a pilot program in which state police would dedicate two "resident" troopers in town for local protection. Adopted unanimously during th

TIMES-ARGUS - 2018-01-15 19:04:38

Trial set after man's life sentence, conviction for alleged molestation gets reversed

Burgund EDWARDSVILLE - A judge Friday set a firm April 30 trial date for Michael Burgund, formerly of Alton, who is free on bond after the Fifth District Appellate Court reversed his conviction and life sentence for allegedly molesting two female household members, ages 2 and 3. Circuit Judge Kyle

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-15 00:17:57

Alton-Wood River area hit with power outages Monday, most quickly restored

ALTON - Several hours after a power outage Monday morning, Ameren Illinois was still working to determine its cause. The outage affected about 5,200 customers on the east side of Alton and a portion of East Alton. "The outage started at 8:35 a.m.," said Brian Bretsch, Ameren Illinois communications

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-15 22:27:47

Seventh annual Alton Restaurant Week features 21 local restaurants

ALTON - Looking for some winter comfort food? Then plan to take part in the food-filled dining adventure that is Alton Restaurant Week. Twenty one locally owned and operated restaurants in Alton, Bethalto, Godfrey and Grafton will kick off the seventh annual event Friday, Jan. 19 which runs for 10 d

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-15 20:44:44

Alton's Halpin Music Co. moving from signature building to North Port Drive

For The Telegraph The business that now is Halpin Music Co., originally established as the F.W. Davis Piano Co., in 1895, derived its current name when Clem and Ann Halpin, who built and opened its current building in 1977 after purchasing the former Gould Music in the spring of 1961. Halpin Music h