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Camano: Workshop on tax program

The Snohomish Conservation District and the Whidbey Island Conservation District plan to host a workshop focused on the Current Use Program, which provides tax benefits for keeping land in agriculture and timber use.

The workshop is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Camano Multi-Purpose Center, 141 N. East Camano Drive.

RSVP to or call the Snohomish Conservation District at 425-335-5634.

Coupeville: Applicants sought for committee

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Coupeville Ferry Committee.

Members, who serve four-year terms, meet as needed to discuss the concerns of the ferry user groups and relay that information to lawmakers in Olympia. Committee members are unpaid.

People interested should provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail, email or FAX to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Ferry Advisory Committee Vacancy, Post Office Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. The FAX number is 360-679-7381 and email applications should be sent to

Applications must be submitted by April 8.

More info: 360-679-7353 or e-mail

Everett: Registration closed during upgrade

The Everett Parks and Recreation Department’s class registration, facility rental reservations and related customer service functions will be temporarily closed Monday and Tuesday during computer system upgrades. The system is expected to be up and running again Wednesday.

Pressing rental reservations or class or program choices should be made before Monday. Swimming registration will also begin March 18 instead of Monday. For questions, call the recreation office at 425-257-8300, ext. 2.

Stanwood: School to stage ‘Footloose’

Stanwood High School’s spring musical is “Footloose,” under the direction of Ken Sims.

The production opens with a 7 p.m. curtain Friday and also runs March 9, 14, 15 and 16 in the Stanwood High School Performing Arts Center.

Senior Natasha Bennett, recognized by Seattle Fifth Avenue High Musical Theater Awards last year, is the choreographer. Senior Savanna Woods plays the lead character, Ariel, and senior Selena Tilbert, who has been busy auditioning for acting schools, plays Ariel’s mother.

Free clinic now offers podiatry care

Safe Harbor Free Clinic is taking appointments for its podiatry clinic at 6 p.m. Friday at the Skagit Regional Clinic, 9631 269th St. NW.

The clinic addresses foot ailments. No referral is necessary.

Make an appointment by calling 425-870-7384.

International Women’s Day fundraiser

A celebration of women is set for 6:30 to 9 p.m Friday at Studio Z, 7009 265th St. NW.

Tickets are $25, which includes food, drinks, a fashion show, entertainment and an auction.

Proceeds go to local and global organizations that support women and girls.

More info: 360-629-5001

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