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Edmonds: Police mourn loss of dogRetired Edmonds police dog Rocky died Tuesday morning at his home.

Rocky served the city from 2004 to 2011 alongside his handler, Cpl. Shane Hawley.

Rocky helped capture more than 100 suspects and was awarded the Distinguished Service Citation for Valor in 2011.

Everett: Schools superintendent Cohn’s contract extendedThe board of directors of Everett Public Schools has extended Superintendent Gary Cohn’s three-year contract by another year to June 30, 2017. The move came during the board’s regular meeting Tuesday and did not change Cohn’s salary, which was $182,204 for the 2013-2014 school year.

Lynnwood: Check out music festivalThe “Celebrate! Lynnwood Music &Dance Festival” is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th Street SW.

The free festival will include performances, storytelling and arts and crafts.

Evening events are planned from 5 to 10:30 p.m., including a beer and wine garden, live music and food trucks.

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Monroe: City Council meeting cancelledThe Monroe City Council has cancelled its meeting scheduled for Tuesday.

The next meeting is set for 7 p.m. July 8 in the council chambers at City Hall.

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Signs show the rates for using the express toll lanes for traffic headed southbound on Interstate 405, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Bothell, Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee announced plans Tuesday to try to decrease congestion on I-405 in answer to commuter complaints that the new express lane tolling system is making traffic worse. The governor said he would not be shutting down the tolling system as some people have called for. But the state transportation department is making plans to add new northbound general purpose lanes to ease some of the congestion and also plan to make it easier to move into and out of the express lanes. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
After a 2-year trial, are I-405’s toll lanes here to stay?

Lawmakers will decide whether to keep them or end the experiment and try something else.

Weary drivers using toll lanes say they have little choice

Congestion continues to be a tedious reality for commuters on I-405, which is as clogged as ever.

Council passes six-month moratorium on safe injection sites

Proposal by County Councilman Nate Nehring passed unanimously.

Terrace woman held following collision in Everett

The three occupants in vehicle were transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

Information sought on drive-by shooting in Everett

Debris from an apparent crash, evidence of gunfire found in the 2800 block of California Street.

Crews recover body of man who fell over Wallace Falls

The area where the man fell is called Sky Valley Lookout, 2.4 miles from the parking lot.

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