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Woman arrested after short pursuit in south Everett

On Saturday, April 19, 2014, at about 1:45 PM a Snohomish County Deputy saw a vehicle on 112 Street SE near 7th Avenue SE in Everett with a male passenger known to have a felony warrant. The Deputy tried to stop the vehicle but it fled northbound on 7th Avenue. A Patrol Sergeant quickly terminated the pursuit. The suspect vehicle then struck two cars stopped for traffic at Everett Mall Way, causing minor injuries to the occupant of one of the vehicles.

Sno-Isle Libraries photo project puts region’s history online

One photo at a time, Sno-Isle Libraries is putting the region’s history online with its Digitize Our Community History Project. With 530 images in its catalog and more added daily, the project is celebrating the end of its first year and inviting new partners.

Women drawing water from the Langley town pump in the 1920s. Elegant bicyclists posing with a drive-through tree in the 1890s. Construction of Everett’s Boeing plant in the 1960s.

One photo at a time, Sno-Isle Libraries is putting the region’s history online with its Digitize Our Community History Project. With 530 images in its catalog and more added daily, the project is celebrating the end of its first year and inviting new partners.

Washington to participate in first ever nationwide distracted driving crackdown

Law enforcement officers in Washington State will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of a new national distracted driving enforcement campaign in April, 2014. Talking or sending text messages while holding a wireless device carries a $124 fine.

Law enforcement officers in Washington State will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of a new national distracted driving enforcement campaign in April, 2014.

Between April 10 and April 15, 2014, the high visibility enforcement efforts will target motorists who are observed driving distracted -- talking on hand-held cell phones, sending text messages, and otherwise not paying attention to the road while driving.

Officer Earl Cowan brings ten years of law enforcement experience to Mill Creek Police Department

Earl Cowan, Mill Creek’s newest police officer, took his oath of office at the beginning of the April 8, 2014, city council meeting.

Earl Cowan, Mill Creek’s newest police officer, took his oath of office at the beginning of the April 8, 2014, city council meeting. He brings ten years of law enforcement experience to Mill Creek, most recently from the Swinomish Police Department in La Conner, Washington.

Mill Creek Elementary School’s Rhonda Kaleiwahea wins Outstanding Achievement Award from American Heart Association

Rhonda Kaleiwahea, Mill Creek Elementary School PE teacher, recently won the Outstanding Achievement Award in support of the American Heart Association's effort in cardiovascular science, education and community programs.

Rhonda Kaleiwahea, Mill Creek Elementary School PE teacher, recently won the Outstanding Achievement Award in support of the American Heart Association's effort in cardiovascular science, education and community programs.

City of Mill Creek to form Economic Development Committee

The City of Mill Creek is now taking steps to set up an Economic Development Committee comprised of local business people, commercial property owners, and local residents; charged with brainstorming ideas to promote economic development.

The City of Mill Creek is now taking steps to set up an Economic Development Committee comprised of local business people, commercial property owners, and local residents; charged with brainstorming ideas to promote economic development.

The Mill Creek City Council gave the approval for city staff to begin forming the Economic Development Committee at their regular April 1, 2014, meeting.

The concept for Mill Creek’s Economic Development Committee has been discussed for a few years. It was one of the ideas presented during the strategic planning process in 2011 and 2012.

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