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  • Tue Jan 10th, 2012 8:09pm
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Arlington: Parade to kick off fundraiser

The Magic Kingdom comes to Arlington as the Arlington Relay For Life kicks off its third year with a Disney themed parade of lights at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 21 down Olympic Avenue.

Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Snow White and other Disney characters will ride in lighted vehicles, accompanied by the Rotary train and a decorated fire truck.

The Arlington relay to raise money to fight cancer is set for June 23 at Arlington’s John Larson Stadium.

Last year’s Arlington relay raised nearly $300,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Everett: New sheriff’s services at courthouse

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has expanded civil process services offered in Everett.

As of Jan. 2, most of those services are available at the sheriff’s office on the fourth floor of the county courthouse.

That includes paperwork regarding summons and complaints, garnishments, small claims, divorces and family support.

Paperwork may have fees attached. Fees are listed at

The sheriff’s civil office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.

More info: 425-388-3522.

Marysville: Salary Commission opening

Residents who are interested in serving on the city’s Salary Commission can apply for an open seat.

A vacancy occurred on the commission when Harv Jubie stepped down after moving outside city limits. The independent seven-member commission conducts annual reviews of compensation for the elected mayor and members of the City Council.

Candidates must be residents of Marysville. Members are limited to two three-year terms. The commission meets annually between July 1 and Sept. 30.

Those who are interested must submit a letter of interest, resume or both, in care of Deputy City Clerk April O’Brien at Marysville City Hall, 1049 State Ave., Marysville, WA 98270. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Jan. 25.

More info: 360-363-8077.

Snohomish: Aquatic Center discussion

The Snohomish School Board is scheduled to discuss the Aquatic Center at today’s meeting.

The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., at the Resource and Service Center Board room, 1601 Ave. D.

District staff is asking the board to approve design studies. These studies would tell staff if building the 46,000-square-foot pool at a different location on Maple Avenue Campus, 601 Glen Ave., will reduce operating costs.

Construction of the pool was suspended last April after a study showed the pool’s operating costs exceeded projected revenue.

Stanwood: State of the city address

Mayor Dianne White plans to give her annual state of the city address during the Stanwood Chamber of Commerce general membership meeting set for 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Stanwood-Camano School District administration building, 26920 Pioneer Highway.

More info: 360-629-0562.