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Community Transit Commuter who gave up car and lost 40 pounds honored at Choice Connections Awards

2016 Curb Champion of the Year Jessica Bentem with Community Transit CEO Emmett Heath. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

Awards given to SnoCo commuters, businesses that choose smart transportation options. The Community Transit event honors commuters and companies throughout Snohomish County and the city of Bothell that work to reduce traffic congestion and encourage transportation choices such as riding the bus, sharing a ride, bicycling or walking.

Police warn of kidnapping scam in Everett and Snohomish County

The Everett Police Department and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are warning the public about a “kidnapping scam” making the rounds in the area.  The scam involves the victim receiving a phone call where the caller tells the victim they have kidnapped their child or other relative and demand ransom money from the victim.

The Everett Police Department and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are warning the public about a “kidnapping scam” making the rounds in the area.

The scam involves the victim receiving a phone call where the caller tells the victim they have kidnapped their child or other relative and demand ransom money from the victim.

Community Transit proposes new bus service

New Boeing route, more Seattle trips and precursor to Swift Green Line will be proposed to Community Transit Board of Directors in 2017.

Community Transit proposed to add 21,000 service hours, or about six percent more bus service, in the next year.

The proposal would expand service in September 2017 and March 2018, bringing Snohomish County bus riders improved transit connections, a new route to the Paine Field manufacturing area, more weekday trips to Seattle and UW, and improved Sunday bus service with more frequent buses and later hours on some routes.

DUI Patrols in Snohomish County Super Bowl Sunday

Don't drive under the influence! Image courtesy of the National Highway Safety Administration.

The Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force will be conducting DUI emphasis patrols Sunday, February 5th, from 4:00 pm to 12:00 am.

Representatives from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Everett Police Department, Bothell Police Department, and the Lake Stevens Police Department will be doing high visibility patrols throughout the county.

Eisenhower Middle School principal Stefani Keotje receives Patriot Award

From left to right: Ombudsman John Van Dalen, ombudsman, Principal Stefani Koetje, Counselor Morgan Wolff, Eisenhower counselor, and Sergeant First Class Jamie Hawley. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Eisenhower Middle School principal Stefani Koetje received a Patriot Award on Tuesday, January 10th.

Washington ESGR Ombudsman John Van Dalen presented the award in recognition of Koetje's extraordinary support of employees serving in the National Guard or Reserve or employees who are a spouse of a Guard or Reserve member.

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