Front Porch: Are you Olympics bound?

  • Fri Jan 15th, 2010 11:02pm
  • News

Herald writer John Boyle is looking for residents of Snohomish and Island counties who are planning to attend the Winter Olympics. If you’re headed to Vancouver, B.C., in any capacity — athlete, coach, official, volunteer, fan — contact Boyle at

See Chance McKinney perform: Winner of the 2009 Music City Madness Award, Chance McKinney, will perform with the band Crosswire at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett.

McKinney teaches math at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo. His original song “Be Real” was voted the winning entry in a Country Music Television online contest in December.

Tickets are $15 general, $12 for military personnel. They may be purchased online at, at the theatre box office or by phone, 425-258-6766.

The show benefits Kamiak High School and is open to all ages.

Monday closures: It’s a holiday Monday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Here are holiday’s closures:

Government: Federal, state and most local offices will be closed.

Schools: Closed.

Post offices: Closed, although express mail service continues.

Commerce: Most businesses will be open, but most banks will be closed.

Transportation: Community Transit and Sound Transit will be on regular schedules, but some commuter routes will be canceled. Everett Transit will be on a regular schedule. For ferry information, go to or call 888-808-7977.

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