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Monroe Fire District 3 Fire Commissioners vote to put merger with Fire District 7 on August 2nd Primary Election ballot

The Board of Fire Commissioners for Monroe Fire District 3 unanimously passed a resolution asking voters to approve merging with Snohomish County Fire District 7. The measure, approved by all five commissioners, will be on the August 2nd Primary Election ballot.

The Board of Fire Commissioners for Monroe Fire District 3 unanimously passed a resolution asking voters to approve merging with Snohomish County Fire District 7. The measure, approved by all five commissioners, will be on the August 2nd Primary Election ballot.

Snohomish County Fire Districts 7 and 3 take first steps to merge operations

The interlocal agreement that combines administrative functions for both agencies is designed to last one year. Before that year is up, voters in Monroe Fire District 3 likely will be asked to merge with Fire District 7 to make the relationship permanent. Image courtesy of Fire District 7.

Both Boards of Fire Commissioners for Snohomish County Fire District 7 and Snohomish County Fire District 3 signed an interlocal agreement in December that allows them to share administrative functions in 2016.

The goal of this step to merge operations is to help each agency operate more efficiently, improve service for the community, and eliminate redundancy.

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office seeking witnesses to police impersonation

Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are looking for 24 year-old Antonio L. Coddute-Farrison who has a history of impersonating police and is believed to be in possession of various law enforcement gear, including weapons, a Taser, handcuffs, and ballistic vests.

February 21, 2014 update

Antonio Codute-Farrison turned himself in Thursday night, February 20, 2014, and was booked into the Snohomish County jail.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who may have been stopped by Coddute-Farrsion while he was posing as a police officer.

Call the Sheriff’s Office Anonymous Tip Line at 425-388-3845.

2013 Washington State Spring BBQ Championship

Central to the Evergreen Spring Festival on April 27th and 28th, 2013 will be the Washington State Spring BBQ Championship, a two-day barbecue cook-off.

The Evergreen State Fair will once again be hosting the Spring Festival on April 27th through 28th, 2013. The 50th anniversary of the creation of the Snohomish Parks Department will be celebrated during the festival.

Central to the Spring Festival will be the Washington State Spring BBQ Championship, a two-day barbeque cook-off to be located in the covered Judging Arena south of the Evergreen Events Center. The competition will feature cooking demonstrations of outdoor grilling and BBQ techniques.