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Swimmers from different high schools can just get along

MARYSVILLE - Even though her team has members from three high schools, they still get along swimmingly. Coach Jaci Legore-Hodgins insists on it. "We're community ambassadors. We bring both together," Legore-Hodgins said. "We have three coaches, two teams and one family." "We're all a community. Jaci

MARYSVILLEGLOBE.COM - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Twenty Years Later, Local Sightings Is as Vital as Ever for Northwest Filmmakers

Since he was 16, Snohomish filmmaker Emmett Fifield has been working on a stop-motion sci-fi epic in his basement. With only a Super 8 camera and his cast of clay figurines, the young man has spent six years animating the galaxy-spanning adventure Constant Space, his feature-length film about a spac

SEATTLE WEEKLY - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Oil paintings portray dreamy landscapes, realistic still life

Beginning Thursday, the Cole Gallery in downtown Edmonds welcomes the award-winning work of two Northwest oil painters. Works by Michelle Waldele of Bothell and Scott Gellatly of Portland will be on display through Oct. 16. Meet the artists during Art Walk Edmonds, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 21, and enjoy light

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 21:03:20

Army veteran saved lives in two wars

Barbara Jean Nichols, a graduate of Everett General Hospital School of Nursing, helped build Boeing warplanes during World War II and served as a nurse in the Korean War and in Vietnam. Now 95, she is featured in a Legacy Washington exhibit in Olympia. (Brian Zylstra / Office of Secretary of State)

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

End lawmakers' exemption from public records law | Editorial

Recall earlier this summer when the Legislature passed its operating budget - as well as its latest spending plan to address the state's K-12 education funding crisis - a $43.7 billion budget that was a 12 percent increase over the previous budget that included a major change to the state's tax syst

MERCER ISLAND REPORTER - 2017-09-20 15:30:00

School district reassures student DACA recipients, families

As students in Mukilteo started a new school year earlier this month, President Donald Trump announced plans to end the 2012 DACA program that has protected from deportation more than 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. Soon after, the Mukilteo School District rel

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 21:00:26

Fur & Feathers with energetic Lincoln and big-attitude Chase

The Everett Animal Shelter hosts thousands of stray and unwanted animals every year. Some are adopted right away, but some sit in the shelter for weeks at a time, waiting for a home. The shelter has dogs and cats, as well as some rabbits and birds, all looking for a loving home. All pets are vaccina

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Volunteers are prepared to guide your Medicare decisions

Snohomish County SHIBA Volunteer Medicare Open Enrollment time runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is the time you can make changes to the Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) and the Medicare Advantage (MA) plans that will start in January. Companies will be sending you all kinds of information in the mail

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Boy stuck in child care instead of going to school

Joshua Latimer, 7, plays at Another Best Child Care in Everett while his mother, Leigh Anne, watches Friday. Latimer, who is on the autism spectrum, hasn't been able to attend school yet this year because of a transportation issue with the Mukilteo School District. (Ian Terry / The Herald) MUKILTEO

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily because of a jump in the state's labor force, state Employment Security Department officials said last week. "The stronger job market attracted many more job seekers into the labor force

SEQUIM GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

First delivery of Boeing's KC-46 Air Force tanker slides into next year

Boeing's Air Force KC-46 tanker, built in Everett, is being tested at Boeing Field. The refueling boom, shown at the rear of the aircraft, is designed to refuel other aircraft at up to 1,200 gallons per minute. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times) Following new development problems, Boeing won't be able

NWJOBS - 2017-09-20 00:26:17

How a dog named Bruce is helping support middle school students in Lake Stevens

Two-year-old Bruce is a soothing member of the staff that builds a safe bridge between adults and students. (Photo: KOMO News) LAKE STEVENS, Wash. -- There's a new canine companion at Lake Stevens Middle School that's beloved by students. During lunchtime on Tuesday, students gathered around Bruce -

KOMO NEWS - 2017-09-20 00:09:27

Snohomish County Sheriff investigating deadly shooting overnight

EVERETT -- A woman was found dead early Wednesday morning in Everett in what authorities believe was a homicide. At about 2 a.m., Snohomish County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 3100 block of York Rd. in south Everett after receiving multiple calls reporting gunfire in the area. When they ar

KOMO NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:53:07

Everett Philharmonic to open 8th season with English masterworks

The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Music Director Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs, is delighted to open its eighth concert season with a brilliant program featuring two popular English composers. The concert - set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 in the Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave. - begins wit

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Week 3: South Sound high school football rankings

1. Camas (3-0) 2. Sumner (3-0) 3. Graham-Kapowsin (3-0) 4. Woodinville (3-0) 5. Richland (3-0) 6. Gonzaga Prep (2-1) 7. Auburn Riverside (3-0) 8. Monroe (3-0) 9. Chiawana (2-1) 10. Todd Beamer (3-0)Class 3A 1. Eastside Catholic (3-0) 2. O'Dea (3-0) 3. Kamiakin (3-0) 4. Mt. Spokane (3-0) 5. Ferndale

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 18:27:00

Prep roundup: Improving veterans, hungry newcomers power swim team to win, tie

The Spartan swimmers are picking up where they left off last season. "We're in a better starting point this season than last season," head coach Rita Peterson said. "We have returners that are just a hair off their district times (from last year). That'll mean they should swim faster on the back end

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-17 23:40:00

Ralph Fry gets help in spreading hope

Ralph Fry's new assistant, Joel Johnson is in charge of operations for Hope Unlimited.Sarah Arney | STANWOOD CAMANO NEWS Ralph Fry is not retiring from Hope Unlimited after all, but he does have a new assistant. The board of directors for Hope Unlimited has hired Joel Johnson as assistant executive

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

Health Roundup: Opioid safety, donate blood, classes & trainings set

Trained CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace when professional responders are not immediately available. In a significant disaster, many residents could be on their own for a month or more. Camano Preparedness Group and Island County Department of Emergency Management i

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Trooper recalls night he pulled bridge jumper to safety

EVERETT - Bright white shoes. That's all that caught Yaroslav Holodkov's attention as he drove across the Snohomish River Bridge in north Everett the evening of Aug. 11. Before the Washington State Patrol trooper could hit the brakes, he'd overshot the midpoint of the bridge, where a man stood on an

HERALDNET - 2017-09-18 08:30:00

South County Politics: Edmonds city and port candidates

Introductory statements from Edmonds incumbent and challenger Edmonds City Council incumbent Kristiana Johnson and her challenger in the Nov. 7 general election, Josh Thompson, recently sent statements introducing themselves to voters. Here are their statements in the order that their names will app

MYEDMONDSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 22:37:57