Snohomish County Emergency Radio System manages a network used by more than 50 police and fire agencies. County voters will consider a ballot measure that seeks to add a sales tax — 10 cents on a $100 purchase — to replacing aging equipment in the system. (Snohomish County Emergency Radio System)

Snohomish County Emergency Radio System manages a network used by more than 50 police and fire agencies. County voters will consider a ballot measure that seeks to add a sales tax — 10 cents on a $100 purchase — to replacing aging equipment in the system. (Snohomish County Emergency Radio System)

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