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  • Mon Jan 18th, 2010 11:29pm
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Bothell: UW-Bothell offers transfer fair

University of Washington Bothell will host a transfer fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 28 at the campus.

Participants can meet advisors and students, gather information on financial aid, student life, and academic support services and learn more about new campus housing. They also can receive a transcript evaluation and tour the campus. The fair will be in the North Creek Events Center, 18115 Campus Way NE. Advisers will offer information sessions for veterans to discuss educational benefits, veterans services and the transitional process of starting or continuing education after service. Sessions are at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in UW1-103.

More info: www.uwb.edu/admissions/transfer/transferfair.

Granite Falls: School budget forum set

The Granite Falls School District is hosting community forums at 6 p.m. Jan. 26 and 28 at Mountain Way Elementary School, 702 N. Granite Ave., to provide an overview on the budget process.

Schools across the state fear difficult times ahead with the Legislature facing a $2.6 billion state budget shortfall. District leaders will field budget-related questions and suggestions at the forums.

Lake Stevens: Talk about land-use rules

A public hearing on possible changes to the city’s land-use rules is scheduled for Wednesday. The hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. at a meeting of the city’s planning commission at the Community Center, 1808 Main St.

More info: 425-334-1012.

Monroe: Vacancy filled in fire district

Jeff Frye has filled the Fire District 3 commissioner seat that was left vacant after the December death of Marc Mechling.

Frye was chosen over three other candidates, in part due to his prior service. He was a Monroe city councilman for six years before moving outside the city limits in 2007.

Frye was sworn into the seat on Jan. 11 alongside Bill Snyder, who was elected to his seat in November.

Mountlake Terrace: Play group for toddlers

The Mountlake Terrace Library is partnering with the Little Red School House to provide a toddler play and learn group. The group meets weekly on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Parents, caregivers and children are invited to play, learn and socialize during this free play group. Activities include making friends, art, stories and music. Children ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver are invited. The library is located at 23300 58th Ave. W., next to City Hall.

More info: 425-776-8722.