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2013-09-09 23:00:46

Snohomish, WA based security systems provider, Home Security Northwest, publishes tips on do it yourself home security. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Home Security Northwest, a local home security systems provider, released an article earlier this week with tips for do it yourself home security. Because there are so many burglaries each year, there is always a good reason to have home protection. Setting up can be a difficult process, especially for first timers. These tips can...

2010-11-04 08:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Homes today announced it is building a new community in Maple Valley called Sawyer Crest. The community will offer home plans and designs from Quadrant's new Revolution Collection. This collection, with its emphasis on value and personalization, is a response to findings in a study Quadrant fielded to gauge the preference of current buyers. The 50 new homes in Sawyer Crest feature beautiful Craftsman exteriors with front porches and...

2010-04-12 18:13:00

Close to One Thousand Residents Prepare For Waste Management Lockout SEATTLE, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Teamsters Locals 117 and 174 announced the launch of a toll-free number (1-800-976-0071) and web site (seattletrashwatch.com) for the Neighborhood Trash Watch (NTW) program. The program provides residents of King and Snohomish Counties with a way to report service failures in the event that Waste Management (WMI) locks out area sanitation workers or forces a strike....

2009-12-07 14:20:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan has won a three-year contract, with two additional one-year renewal options, to sell the advertising rights across the Community Transit fleet in Snohomish County, Seattle. The win effectively gives Titan full control of the metropolitan Seattle market when added to its existing King County and Pierce Transit contracts. Titan takes over the contract from the incumbent contractor, Clear Channel Outdoor, on March 1, 2010. "We already have an excellent...

2008-08-29 12:01:06

The Snohomish County Council of the State of Washington has unanimously authorized Verizon to offer its fiber-optic-powered FiOS TV service in the region. Snohomish County is the 10th community in the state to grant a video franchise to Verizon, following recent approvals in Bothell, Brier, Edmonds, Everett, Kenmore, Lynnwood, Marysville, Woodinville and Woodway. The company plans to begin offering FiOS TV in Washington later in 2008. David Valdez, senior vice president for Verizon's...

2008-06-19 12:00:34

By Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times Jun. 19--It took several years and $100,000 of staff time to investigate and follow up, but the state Department of Ecology was vindicated last week when a state board upheld its findings against an Everett company the agency fined for piling fill as much as 17 feet deep on 12 acres of wetlands near Marysville. The company, Pacific Topsoils, fought orders to remove the fill and restore the wetlands brought by both Snohomish County and Ecology beginning in...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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