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Former Mount Vernon firefighter pleads guilty to child porn charges

A former Mount Vernon firefighter has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and will be sentenced in February. Beau James France, 41, was arrested June 27 after an investigation by U.S. Department of Homeland Security tracked explicit videos to his computer. He pleaded guilty Jan. 5. Franc

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2018-01-16 17:40:00

Mount Vernon Rotary names December students of the month

Mount Vernon High School Rotary named Samantha Staheli and Stefano Terenzi as students of the month for December. Staheli, the daughter of Dan and Emily Staheli, maintains a 3.98 grade-point average. She is a member of National Honor Society and plays on the varsity golf team. Outside of school, Sta


Woman killed in rural Skagit County crash

A Mount Vernon woman was killed in a two-car crash Monday night in rural Skagit County west of Burlington. A Washington State Patrol report indicates Karen Wolf, 60, apparently thought that traffic was clear when she pulled in front of a Sedro-Woolley driver who had the right-of-way at the corner of

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2018-01-16 16:16:00

Area briefly: State of Camano address; Fir Island closed; and more

Stanwood-Camano School Board will meet today, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. (not 1 p.m.) in the Administration Boardroom, 26920 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Tree limbs cut power to south Camano Elger Bay Elementary was forced to cancel school Friday when downed tree limbs and brush cut power to about 2,500 peop

SCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 15:00:00

1st District bid for county commissioner

A county commissioner and school board member says he's seeking the Republican nomination for the state's 1st Congressional District in 2018. Mark Hounsell, of Conway, is Carroll County commissioner and a Conway School Board member. He's also a labor representative to the state's Public Employee Lab

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 13:30:00

Inslee had a goal to cut carbon emissions. Where are the results?

File photograph of Tesoro Corp. refinery in Anacortes. Credit: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren File Washington state is on track to reduce carbon emissions from transportation by 17 percent by 2020, meeting a goal set by the governor. The 2014 data from Results Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee's lean-management

CROSSCUT.COM - 2018-01-16 04:50:10

PUD lineworkers working to keep the lights on

When the power goes out, it's a lineworker's time to shine. Regardless of weather or time of day, that's the person 50 feet in the air in a utility truck bucket repairing power cables to get the lights back on. "The money is good, you can raise a family on these wages," said Jeff Roberts, who has wo

SCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 20:34:00

Elementary engineers: Local robotics teams learn with Legos to devise solutions to water issues

Kathleen Robbins didn't think she was the robot-making type. But the 10-year-old fifth-grader at Utsalady Elementary School is glad she was wrong. "I've learned a lot about coding," she said. "It's interesting how the information gets into the robot. I love it. It's fun." Robbins was one of 20 fourt

SCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 15:15:00

Millstone officials announce appointments for 2018

MILLSTONE - The appointments of professionals who will work for Millstone Township and residents who will serve in volunteer positions have been made by the Township Committee for 2018. The appointments were made at the committee's reorganization meeting on Jan. 3. As professionals, the committee ap

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-16 19:04:04

Meet APP's Stacey Barchenger Jan. 18 in Lakewood

Lakewood voters largely selected the status quo in the Nov. 7 General Election. Many fell in line with endorsements from the Lakewood Vaad, a council of Orthodox Jewish leaders. Some, however, debate whether that influence is waning. Stacey Barchenger / Asbury Park Press Asbury Park Press reporter

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-16 12:38:07

Howell residents speak out about proposed increase in water rates

Residents who showed up at the Howell municipal building on the evening of Jan. 10 voiced their opposition to New Jersey American Water's petition for approval of increased rates and charges for waste water service. The company has filed a petition seeking to increase rates for water and waste water

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-16 19:04:17

Howell zoning board welcomes new members

HOWELL - The Howell Zoning Board of Adjustment began a new year of activity on Jan. 8 by swearing in new members and taking action on an application. Jim Moretti, a former member of the Howell K-8 School District Board of Education, joined the zoning board for a two-year term as an alternate member.

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-16 19:04:04

Brick BOE Hires Former N.J. Governor's Law Firm for Teachers' Union Negotiations

Jim Florio (File Photo) The law firm led by a controversial former New Jersey governor has been hired to represent taxpayers in negotiations between the Board of Education and the local teachers' union. The board, at its Jan. 10 meeting, awarded a contract to Florio Perrucci, Steinhardt and Fader to

SHOREBEAT.COM - 2018-01-16 15:33:06

Firm will operate Allentown treatment plant

ALLENTOWN - A company based in Neptune has been hired by the Borough Council to serve as the operator of Allentown's waste water treatment plant for 2018 and 2019. At their final meeting of 2017, council members voted 6-0 to award a contract to Lyons Environmental Services, Neptune. Allentown receiv

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-16 19:04:04

Rally by Allentown boys' basketball team falls short

The Allentown High School boys' basketball team ran out of time in a recent setback to Hamilton High School West. Allentown sliced major deficits but came up short in a 50-43 loss on Jan. 9 in Allentown. The Redbirds trailed, 28-14, at halftime and were down by 15 points entering the fourth quarter.

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-16 19:04:04

Toms River crash kills driver, police investigate

TOMS RIVER - Police are investigating after a Mini Cooper crashed into tree Monday evening, killing the driver and hospitalizing the passenger. Police and medics went to Washington Street and Clifton Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. Monday, police said. They found the 2006 Mini "had struck a tree causin

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-16 13:21:35

2 arrested in 20-year-old's shooting death in Clarksville

Jamarcus Edwards and Prince-Jamal Ligon (Courtesy: Clarksville Police Department) CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Police arrested two young men Monday in the shooting death of another man in Clarksville. Jamarcus Edwards, 21, and Prince-Jamal Ligon, 20,both face charges of criminal homicide in the Sun

WKRN - 2018-01-15 23:44:59

Two men charged with homicide in Fort Campbell Blvd. shooting | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - Two men have been charged with criminal homicide in the shooting death of a man at a Clarksville apartment complex Sunday evening. Police said 20-year-old Keondre Jenkins was shot and killed at Independence Place Apartments (3193 Fort Campbell Blvd). During the

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2018-01-15 23:39:50

Clarksville weather: Another 3 inches of snow falls across city

A Montgomery County Sheriff's Office deputy shot a time-lapse of his drive to work from Seven Mile Ferry Rd to downtown Clarksville early Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, as snow fell across Clarksville and much of Middle Tennessee. Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Clarksville woke up to another 3 inches

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-01-16 13:17:27

Teen charged in two armed robberies at Clarksville convenience stores | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - A 16-year-old boy has been charged in two armed robberies at gas stations/convenience stores in Clarksville on Jan. 15. The first robbery occurred around 2:27 a.m. at the 600 block of Lafayette Rd. Police said the teen walked in the store, displayed a handgun, a

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2018-01-16 17:28:19