Living Legends to be honored at the Nubian Jam

The Nubian Jam, a celebration of our African-American culture, started back in 1992. Here it is 26 years later, going strong and this year the focusing on a wonderful group of inspirators in Snohomish County. Event Chair, DanVonique Reed, brought “Roots, Stems, and Roses” to the attention of the History Committee. However, the inspiration to … Continue reading Living Legends to be honored at the Nubian Jam

Lawsuit filed against Snohomish County Sheriffs Department

Everett - Everett citizens, Willie Jay Russell and Christine Harper, have filed a lawsuit in the amount of $1.5 million dollars and injunctive relief against Deputy Sheriff Zoellin, Deputy Sheriff Berg, Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Dill and Deputy Sheriff Keith Rogers, who are all law enforcement officers with the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office. These officers are … Continue reading Lawsuit filed against Snohomish County Sheriffs Department

Response to Feedback from “Joseph” 2018-04-13

Hi “Joseph”, Susan or whatever your name is. My name is Janelle, Editor of Wake Up SnoCo. I want you to know that I acknowledge that you feel that I need to: Stop Slander, Check my "sources", become "civil, just and humane" myself. I will not discount your feelings as you are entitled to your beliefs, regardless of how wrong … Continue reading Response to Feedback from “Joseph” 2018-04-13

Response to Robert Smiley Feedback 2018-04-11

Response of Janelle Burke, Editor. The crew at Wake Up SnoCo take concerns of the public and subjects of our independent blogs, articles and commentary very serious. With that being said, Mr. Robert Smiley of the Hand Up Project emailed the bolded response below to an article written by an Independent Journalist on our site. … Continue reading Response to Robert Smiley Feedback 2018-04-11

Everett Citizen threatened with Noose.

The Everett Police Department have enough information to put out a Press Release alerting the public of the March 3rd, displaying of a noose, racially charged speech and suspect description that was directed at local Journalist, Janelle Burke. However, they have chosen not to disclose that information or alert the public to the fact that … Continue reading Everett Citizen threatened with Noose.