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Mukilteo to fund four ARPA programs

ARPA programs

MUKILTEO, Wash., September 26, 2021 – Mukilteo City Council motioned to move forward with the Community Outreach, Utility Assistance, Lodging Tax, and Business/Nonprofit Grants programs utilizing American Rescue Plan Act funds during the meeting held Monday, September 20.  The meeting was held entirely virtually after a recommendation from the Health District, September 10, which stated, […]

Marysville focuses federal grants to address homelessness

marysville homelessness

MARYSVILLE, Wash., September 27, 2021 – The City of Marysville is focusing $248,750 from federal Community Development Block Grant funds toward projects addressing homelessness.  The Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) program provides annual grants to develop urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment. The program expands economic opportunities, specifically for low- […]

Mindfulness by Lisa: 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 […]

Upcoming Mukilteo School Board meeting

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MUKILTEO, Wash., September 26, 2021 – For its 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 27 regular BUSINESS MEETING the Mukilteo School Board will discuss/review the following item: Summer Learning, Transitions, and Opening of School Reports – Part II Mukilteo School Board meeting time and location NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Governor Inslee’s proclamation, the Board meeting […]

Upcoming Edmonds School Board meeting

edmonds school board

LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 26, 2021 – For its 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 28 regular BUSINESS MEETING the Edmonds School Board will discuss/review/vote on the following items: Superintendent Gustavo Balderas will provide an update to the Board regarding the 2021-2022 school re-entry.  July 2021 Budget Report 2021-2022 School Improvement Plans 2021-2022 Agreement between Edmonds School District and […]

Upcoming Lynnwood City Council meeting

lynnwood city council meeting

LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 26, 2021 – For its 6 p.m. Monday, September 27 regular BUSINESS MEETING the Lynnwood City Council will discuss/vote on the following items: Proclamation: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Ordinance to establish identifying tags instead of licensing for both dogs and cats Public Facilities District candidate interview Public Hearing on an Ordinance to amend […]

Shooting at Lynnwood Gas station kills employee

lynnwood shooting

LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 26, 2021 – Around 5:40 a.m. this morning, Snohomish County deputies responded to a shooting at a Lynnwood gas station in the 14800 block of Hwy 99. Upon arrival, they located the victim, an adult male, deceased inside the gas station. During the investigation, Major Crimes Unit (MCU) detectives learned the suspect […]

Marysville seeks players and coaches for youth basketball league

marysville youth basketball

MARYSVILLE, Wash., September 26, 2021 – Marysville Parks, Culture, and Recreation is currently accepting enrollment for their youth basketball league until October 3. The season will host first-grade through eighth-grade boys and girls, focusing on fundamental teamwork and sportsmanship, practicing once-a-week, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with games played on Saturdays between 8 a.m. and […]

China’s looming financial crisis as Evergrande misses debt payment

evergrande

China Evergrande Group, one of China’s largest real estate developers, has been plummeting toward defaulting on its debts—negatively impacting global markets. The company aggressively expanded with reckless abandon and is now the “most-indebted property developer in the world,” owing more than $300 billion. Should the default occur, it would be one of China’s largest. Evergrande […]

Consumers to be charged statewide 8-cent bag fee starting October 1

plastic bag ban

OLYMPIA, Wash., September 25, 2021 – During the 2020 legislative session, the Legislature passed a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags to reduce plastic pollution. The law was to go into effect on January 1 of this year but was delayed in December 2020 by Governor Jay Inslee due to pandemic-related supply issues and then […]

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