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Lynnwood Council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Lynnwood, Wash., September 30, 2021 – The City of Lynnwood recognized October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in a proclamation during their September 27 meeting. The third week of October was also declared YWCA Week Without Violence.  According to the proclamation, one in three women and one in four men have been victims of […]

Mill Creek votes against resolution prohibiting vax mandate for city employees

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MILL CREEK, Wash., September 30, 2021 – Following an emotionally fueled discussion, Councilman Vincent Cavaleri’s resolution to prohibit mandatory vaccination for the City of Mill Creek employees ultimately did not pass at Tuesday’s city council meeting on September 28.  To view the resolution in its entirety, click here.  “Every employee has the right to come […]

Nehring introduces housing affordability legislation in Snohomish County

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EVERETT, Wash., September 30, 2021 – Yesterday, Snohomish County Councilmember Nate Nehring presented the final piece of a suite of legislation aimed at promoting housing affordability in Snohomish County. The proposal is the last of four separate housing affordability ordinances and would reduce duplicative review steps as well as the overall cost of housing projects. […]

Staffing shortages discussed at Edmonds School District meeting

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 29, 2021 – The Edmonds School District held its second school board meeting of the new school year on September 28 with only three board members present. The meeting centered on the Edmonds School District’s re-entry response to COVID as well as its severe staffing shortage. Public Comments One citizen voiced concern […]

Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce candidate forum

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash., September 29, 2021 – The public is invited to attend the Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce for its Community Candidate Forum, to be held at The Mill on Lake Stevens on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 beginning at 6 p.m. Candidates will be asked a curated set of questions to candidates in […]

Everett civilian launches into space for children’s cancer research

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., September 29, 2021 – Inspiration4, the first orbital spaceflight consisting of only private citizens, successfully returned to Earth September 18 – a small step for the four first-time space goers, and one giant leap for space tourism.  The mission launched the Crew Dragon Resilience on September 16 at 00:02:56 UTC (Universal Time […]

The small community of Snohomish loses one of its biggest hearts

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Tejpal Singh was a 60-year-old husband and father who was murdered while working a shift at a Chevron station in Lynnwood, WA. The gunman has yet to be identified as the community mourns its loss. On Sunday, September 26, the city of Snohomish lost a dear member of its community. Tejpal Singh, a Snohomish city […]

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff to step down in 2022

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SEATTLE, Wash., September 28, 2021 – Sound Transit Board Chair Kent Keel today issued the below statement following the Board’s decision to begin a search for a new chief executive officer to succeed Peter Rogoff after he steps down in the second quarter of 2022: After more than six years serving Sound Transit and our […]

Mukilteo council addresses meeting formats and Capital Improvement Plan

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MUKILTEO, Wash., September 28, 2021 – Since the Mukilteo City Council returned to virtual meetings September 20 following a September 10 recommendation from the Health District to “consider delaying or moving non-essential events and meetings to a virtual format,” the council returned to discuss the future of remote meetings, at their Special Meeting on September […]

Upcoming Mukilteo City Council meeting

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MUKILTEO, Wash., September 27, 2021 – For its 6 p.m. Monday, September 27 SPECIAL BUSINESS MEETING the Mukilteo City Council will discuss/vote on the following items: Draft 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Plan Discussion (AB21-73) Review Council Rules for Remote Attendance (AB21-75) The City Council will discuss the draft of the 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). An additional […]

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