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Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team investigating the shooting death of a Bothell Police Officer

On Monday evening, July 13, 2020, two Bothell Police Officers were shot, and one died of his injuries. The other officer was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The man suspected of the shooting was arrested early on Wednesday morning. 

On Monday evening, July 13th, two Bothell Police Officers were shot, and one died of his injuries. The other officer was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The man suspected of the shooting was arrested early on Wednesday morning. 

Water quality improvements allow over 300 acres to open for shellfish harvest

The Washington State Department of Health’s annual water quality evaluation for commercial shellfish harvest areas will result in reopening over 300 acres of growing area. The water quality evaluation will also result in harvest restrictions in two areas and 12 areas that could see classification downgrades.

The Washington State Department of Health’s annual water quality evaluation for commercial shellfish harvest areas will result in reopening over 300 acres of growing area.

The water quality evaluation will also result in harvest restrictions in two areas and 12 areas that could see classification downgrades.

Mountlake Terrace Transit Center Freeway Station to close until late November

Community Transit and Sound Transit announced plans for closure of the freeway station at the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center, starting on July 6, 2020, through late November. The nearly five-month closure is needed to facilitate construction of the Link light rail extension north to Lynnwood.

Community Transit and Sound Transit announced plans for closure of the freeway station at the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center, starting on Monday, July 6th, through late November.

The nearly five-month closure is needed to facilitate construction of the Link light rail extension north to Lynnwood.

Two cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children diagnosed in Puget Sound Region

The Washington State Department of Health, Snohomish Health District, and Public Health—Seattle & King County are confirming two cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children associated with COVID-19. The patients, one Snohomish County resident and one King County resident, both received treatment at Seattle Children’s Hospital. 

The Washington State Department of Health, Snohomish Health District, and Public Health—Seattle & King County are confirming two cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children associated with COVID-19. 

The patients, one Snohomish County resident and one King County resident, both received treatment at Seattle Children’s Hospital. 

First Washington state case of severe lung disease related to vaping products reported

Washington State Department of Health officials reported the first confirmed case of a severe lung disease linked with the use of vaping devices. Seattle & King County Public Health said the patient is a young adult male who has recovered after being hospitalized in August at a local King County Hospital.

Washington State Department of Health officials reported the first confirmed case of a severe lung disease linked with the use of vaping devices. 

Seattle & King County Public Health said the patient is a young adult male who has recovered after being hospitalized in August at a local King County Hospital.

Text-to-9-1-1 service now available in both Snohomish and King Counties

Text-to-9-1-1 is an emergency service that has been available in Snohomish County since 2015, and on December 20th, 2018, Text-to-9-1-1 is also available in neighboring King County for the first time.  This service is intended to benefit people who may not be able to speak due to an emergency such as a home invasion or abusive partner, as well as those who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.

Text-to-9-1-1 is an emergency service that has been available in Snohomish County since 2015, and on December 20th, Text-to-9-1-1 is also available in neighboring King County for the first time.

This service is intended to benefit people who may not be able to speak due to an emergency such as a home invasion or abusive partner, as well as those who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.

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