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Everett Community College’s AMTEC hosts aerospace roundtable

EVERETT, Wash., August 31, 2021 — Rep. Rick Larsen, chair of the aviation subcommittee, and Elliot Black, Director, Airport Planning and Programs with the U.S. Department of Transportation, met with local leaders in the aviation industry at Everett Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC) building on Friday, August 20, for a roundtable […]

Community Transit board meeting, September 2

Community transit board meeting

Snohomish County, Wash. – The Community Transit Board of Directors’ monthly board meeting will be at 3 p.m., Thursday, September 2. Agenda items include: A presentation on customer outreach related to the opening of the 1 Line (Link) light rail station at Northgate A vote on the 2021-2026 Transit Development Plan (TDP) A public hearing […]

LSPD Blotter: Man turns in gun to be destroyed

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash., August 31, 2021 — From August 17-23, the Lake Stevens Police Department reported 30 crimes. Deaths increased that week but mostly from natural causes, according to the reports. Other incidents include burglaries and attempted suicides. The Lake Stevens area saw 11 fewer crimes than the previous week. Man given firearm to destroy, […]

LPD Blotter: 9% increase in crime during third week of August

Lynnwood crimes

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 31, 2021 — The Lynnwood Police Department has reported 104 crimes during the third week of August, including theft of second and third degree, a shooting on Highway 99, and possession of dangerous weapons. Compared to the previous week, Lynnwood has seen 9 more crimes, a 9 percent increase overall. Shoplifter lies about […]

Australia’s authoritarian pandemic measures spark protests

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As the Australian government seeks to tighten its grip on COVID-19, citizens voice their outrage. As getting fresh air and watching sunsets can land Australians an infringement fine, many are labeling the country’s COVID-19 response as authoritarian. While Australia grapples with the virus amid the civil upheaval, New Zealand and France experience similar struggles.   […]

Community Transit seeks input on transit use

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Snohomish County, Wash. – For the third time during the pandemic, Community Transit is asking for input on its bus, vanpool, and paratransit service. With ongoing changes in community safety guidelines and work from home rules, transit ridership habits have changed over the past 17 months. The survey seeks to learn more about how transit […]

Washington’s electoral districts: Gainers and Losers

Washington State Redistricting

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 30, 2021 — The U.S. Census Bureau released additional 2020 Census results, August 12, that will shape the Washington State Redistricting Committee’s once-in-a-decade redrawing of the state’s congressional and state legislative electoral districts.  There are 10 congressional districts and 49 legislative districts in Washington State, a state of 7.6 million people according […]

The Surprises of Generosity

Mindful Monday

After just a few days of backpacking on a trail, all hikers crave the same thing: Fresh Food. Ripe fruit or crunchy vegetables become an obsession and motivation to get to the next place, sometimes just the next step. The lofty hope is that a town will have a restaurant, or perhaps a Trail Angel […]

Rep Larsen provides assistance to aviation job layoffs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The second round of applications for the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program (AMJP) under the American Rescue Plan Act has reopened to provide temporary relief for aerospace supply chain employees furloughed, or at risk of being furloughed, due to the pandemic.  The AMJP aims to provide funding to eligible businesses, paying up […]

Bellevue Teen meets President of Israel


BELLEVUE, Wash. — A 17-year-old teen from Bellevue named Nathan Sheyman, met with the President of Israel, Isaac Herzog Sheyman as part of a special delegation of eleven teen representatives of the Chabad Teen Network, CTeen. Sheyman represented CTeen of Bellevue led by Rabbi Sholom Elishevitz and CTeen Director Rebbetzin Chaya Elishevitz. They shared with the President […]

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