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2016 Washington State Primary Election results updated

The votes are cast and about 86% of the ballots received in Snohomish County have been counted as of Friday evening, August 5, 2016.

The votes are cast and all but 15 of the ballots received in Snohomish County have been counted as of Friday evening, August 12th.

Public safety funding measures for Snohomish County Fire District 7 passed with comfortable super-majorities.

Mill Creek's EMS Levy measure failed to reach the super-majority needed to pass, but received about 55% voter approval.

The Snohomish County Public Safety Sales Tax measure failed to receive a simple majority approval.

Washington State Patrol to have extra patrols on Memorial Day weekend to emphasize traffic safety

We want drivers to know ahead of time that we will have extra Washington State Patrol Trooper’s, on top of those already working, looking for unsafe, impaired, speeding, aggressive and un-belted drivers on Memorial Day weekend.

We want drivers to know ahead of time that we will have extra Washington State Patrol Troopers, on top of those already working, looking for unsafe, impaired, speeding, aggressive and un-belted drivers.

We also plan to use our Washington State Patrol aircraft to monitor drivers from the air, day and night.

Prevent Wildfire Arson in Washington—Spread the Facts Not the Fire

National Arson Awareness Week is May 1-7 and focuses on “Prevent Wildfire Arson – Spread the Facts Not the Fire.”

Wildfire Arson – the intentional and/or reckless burning of underdeveloped wildland or uncultivated land – is the cause of many large and damaging wildfires throughout the United States.

Applications being accepted for 2016 Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp

Applications are currently being accepted for the 39th Annual Washington State - Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Camp. Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol.

Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career will have an opportunity to spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities within law enforcement. The Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Camp will be held at the Washington State Patrol Academy.

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