Riham Feshir has been a reporter/ photographer with the Woodbury Bulletin since 2011. She covers Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news around the city. Riham holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked for two other Forum Communications newspapers in Central Minnesota.
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A new survey revealed the leading cause of death in Washington County is still cancer, followed by heart disease, Alzheimer’s and stroke.
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput will seek a second term as the county’s top prosecutor.
Washington County flagship libraries including R.H. Stafford in Woodbury and Park Grove in Cottage Grove will be guinea pigs in a pilot project to test whether Sunday hours should be permanent all year long.
More than 200 Washington County employees signed a petition demanding “dignity and respect in the workplace” and presented it to county officials last week.
Washington County officials heard criticism from the public last week during a hearing announcing a five-year plan for spending on capital and road improvement projects.
Washington County commissioners have approved 5 percent pay raises for top department heads while freezing their own salaries for next year.
A fairly new trend, e-cigarette use has been growing as smokers look for a less harmful way to get a nicotine fix.
After holding the annual budget hearing last week where they didn’t hear any opposition or praise from taxpayers, Washington County officials are set to approve a slight increase in the tax levy next week.
The Washington County public health department is considering a low interest loan program that would help homeowners with failing septic systems pay to replace them.
Some east metro cities are scratching their heads and wondering why population and household growth projections released by the Metropolitan Council are so far off from their local estimates.