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  1. $2.2 million spent toward new Snohomish Co. CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | KOMO News

    The Snohomish County Council agreed to pay a $232,000 settlement to an architectural firm that was removed from the new courthouse project over budget concerns. The payment was to ZGF Architects of Seattle.

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  2. Fitch Affirms Snohomish County Wa Pud No. 1 Bonds at 'Aa-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    12 min ago | Business Wire

    Fitch Ratings affirms the 'AA-' rating on the following Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1 WA's bonds: Fitch has withdrawn the 'AA-' rating on the Snohomish County Public Utility District No.

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  3. $2.2M spent toward Snohomish County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Snohomish County Council agreed to pay a $232,000 settlement to an architectural firm that was removed from the new courthouse project over budget concerns.

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  4. Age is not an obstacle: Snohomish County softball players part of 50+ championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | HeraldNet

    ... games are not just for the young, a team of men in their late 50s and early 60s, all from in and around Snohomish County, headed to Las Vegas earlier this month for the 2014 Senior Softball-USA World Masters Championships. Competing in the Men's 55 ...

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  5. Valley General Hospital Goes Live on OpenVista Electronic Health RecordRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... today announced that VGH is up and running on Medsphere's OpenVistaA electronic health record (EHR) . The Snohomish County community hospital, located northeast of Seattle, now looks forward to Meaningful Use 2014 certification later this year and ...

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  6. Bike path a test project for permeable pavement - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... in Oregon's Willamette Valley, used porous asphalt for all its roads in 2007. Issaquah, Bremerton, Snohomish County and Washington State University's Puyallup campus have all successfully used permeable pavement in the last decade. Concerns persist ...

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  7. Guest Commentary / Alternative energy research: Feds should pitch in on PUD tidal projectRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    The Snohomish County Public Utility District has been one of the most responsible, innovative leaders in this field, constantly trying to move the needle in ways that make sense for its ratepayers. Eight years ago, Snohomish PUD set out to be one of the world's leaders in renewable energy with a project designed to test the feasibility of tidal energy - with two 414-ton turbines - to power 100 homes on Whidbey Island.

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  8. In Our View / Election 2014: A few final legislative endorsements before Nov. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Snohomish County's registered voters should have already received their ballots from the Auditor's Office . Voters have between now and Nov. 4 to mark their choices and get the ballots in the mail.

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  9. Fall is really setting in: Rain, wind are in the forecast through early next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... along with snow in higher elevations. See Page C6 for details. EVERETT - No serious flooding is expected in Snohomish County this week, but rain will fall and rivers will rise, according to the National Weather Service. The Weather Service canceled ...

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  10. Fire District 15 wants a boost in EMS fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Snohomish County Fire District 15 in Tulalip Bay is asking voters to approve a higher permanent emergency medical services levy on the November ballot. The fire district wants to increase staffing and begin transporting its own patients to local hospitals, Fire Chief Teri Dodge said Wednesday.

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  11. County settles courthouse contract dispute for $232,000Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Snohomish County leaders approved a $232,000 settlement Wednesday to resolve a contract dispute with the architectural firm jettisoned from the new courthouse project. The payment to ZGF Architects of Seattle comes on top of $400,000 in legal fees already approved for condemnation proceedings.

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  12. County Council to scrutinize Lovick's raises as part of budget reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Some Snohomish County Council members plan to scrutinize raises awarded to top managers in Executive John Lovick's administration as part of the ongoing The 10 percent increases for about a dozen employees total about $150,000 or so in Lovick's With union contracts for most of the county's nearly 2,800-person workforce set to expire at the end of this year, the raises also promise to make for some interesting negotiations. "The raises they got, they're really in front of us in this budget," Council Chairman Dave Somers said this week.

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  13. Prolific burglar given lengthy prison term of 12 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    A Snohomish County judge showed no leniency to a prolific burglar on Tuesday, sentencing him to 12 years in prison for a rash of heists at businesses. Superior Court Judge George Appel didn't find a reason to give Adam Nemra a second chance at drug treatment.

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  14. Howard, Stephanson Leonard vie for seat on Everett courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... Anthony Howard and Remy Stephanson Leonard are pitted against each other in one of two contested races in Snohomish County's district courts . Yearly more than 70,000 filings flow through the county's four district courts, including misdemeanor ...

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  15. Some fine finds at two new secondhand shops in EverettRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... Also opened last month, the store in the former Pacific Wine & Kitchen building supports Senior Services of Snohomish County . While the ReNewWorks shop specializes in decor, the Opportunity Shoppe fills a different need. It carries some furniture ...

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  16. Washington Names Baker New State VeterinarianRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Horse

    ... state veterinarian, Paul and his staff went through some trying times, including the mudslide disaster in Snohomish County and a bovine tuberculosis quarantine case in 2013," Hover said. "I am glad that Paul will remain with us and continue to share ...

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  17. Some fine finds at two new shops in EverettRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... Also opened last month, the store in the former Pacific Wine & Kitchen building supports Senior Services of Snohomish County . While the ReNewWorks shop specializes in decor, the Opportunity Shoppe fills a different need. It carries some furniture ...

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  18. Snohomish River Run is Sunday, Oct. 26Read the original story

    Yesterday | Mukilteo Tribune

    ... and I started the Snohomish River Run in 2012, prior to that, there wasn't a whole lot of runs/races in the Snohomish County area. The majority of the race goes along the Snohomish River, which is nice. Runners will see a lot of the farmland and ...

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  19. Temporary law makes it more difficult to cut down treesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sammamish Review

    Residential developers could have a more difficult time building homes in Sammamish - at least for the next few months - after the City Council took action last week. In a unanimous vote Oct. 14, the council passed an interim ordinance regarding tree retention standards.

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  20. $125K settlement reached in second morgue discrimination lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | HeraldNet

    A Snohomish County death investigator has reached a $125,000 settlement over allegations of workplace discrimination at the county morgue, following a similar case last year. The County Council unanimously approved the agreement with Deborah Hollis on Monday.

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