July 18, 2024 10:43 pm

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Marysville mayor elected secretary of the Association of Washington Cities

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OLYMPIA—Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring has been elected secretary of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Nehring took office following the annual AWC Business Meeting held on June 20, 2024, during the AWC Annual Conference. “It has been an honor to represent the City of Marysville and neighboring cities on the AWC board, and I’m grateful […]

Snohomish County breaks ground on SR-530 Broadband Project

SR-530 Broadband

ARLINGTON—Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers, joined by Snohomish County Councilman Nate Nehring, Chief Marketing Officer for Ziply Fiber Mike Doherty, and Executive Director for Sno-Isle Libraries Lois Langer Thompson broke ground on the SR-530 Broadband Project Wednesday, June 26, which will provide more than 4,000 homes, businesses, and community institutions with vital broadband access. “Broadband […]

Cantwell celebrates opening of new Project Kuiper satellite facility in Kirkland

Project Kuiper

KIRKLAND—United States Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined Kirkland Mayor Kelli Curtis, Brian Huseman, VP of Public Policy and Community Engagement at Amazon, Steven Metayer, VP of Project Kuiper Production Operations at Amazon, and Dr. Amy Morrison, President of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology for the grand opening of the new 172,000-square-foot Project Kuiper satellite […]

Rival Democrats spar over fundraising maneuvers in governor race

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In their race for governor, Mark Mullet thinks it’s fishy how frontrunner and fellow Democrat Bob Ferguson is going about raising money for the state Democratic party. Mullet, a state senator, is convinced something’s amiss with a six-figure “donation” that Ferguson, who is currently attorney general, made to the party in April. He’s contested, thus […]

Community Transit seeks public comment on Transit Development

Transit Development

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Community Transit is seeking public comment on the agency’s draft Transit Development Plan (TDP) through July 10, 2024. A significant milestone over the next six years is aligning and connecting bus service with Lynnwood Link light rail in 2024. Major changes to the bus network will take place on September 14, shortly after the […]

Public invited to 10th Annual Dream Builders Car Show

Car Show

MONROE—Public invited to the 10th Annual Dream Builders Car Show benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County on Sunday, June 16 at the Evergreen Speedway (14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA 98272). This year’s $100,000 fundraising goal will support youth mentorship programs across the county. The Dream Builders Car Show, presented by APC Autospa, […]

Olympic Flight Museum Airshow, Father’s Day weekend

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Members of Cascade Warbirds will be flying in and exhibiting their aircraft at the Olympic Flight Museum Airshow, Father’s Day weekend, June 15-16.  These historic military planes will be featured along with a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Curtiss P-40, Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina, and many noted airshow performers which the Olympic Flight Museum is bringing to […]

Community Transit to eliminate commuter bus fare

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EVERETT—The Community Transit Board on June 6 voted to eliminate the agency’s commuter bus fare starting September 1, 2024. Commuter bus fare include all 400 & 800 series routes. The Snohomish County transit agency currently charges a higher fare for commuter routes that travel to Northgate and downtown Seattle. After Link light rail extends to […]

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