Front Porch: Last day to register to vote for Aug. 7 primary

Monday is the last day to register to vote online or by mail or to transfer an existing registration to a new address for the Aug. 7 primary.

People who have never registered to vote in Washington state may register through July 30 and must register in person at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office.

In order to register to vote in the state of Washington, a person must:

Be a citizen of the United States; Have lived in Washington state for at least 30 days;

Be at least 18 years old by Election Day; And not be in the custody of the Department of Corrections or other criminal justice system due to a felony conviction.

Individuals with a state-issued driver’s license or ID may register to vote online at Mail-in voter registration forms can be found online as well. Voter registration forms are available at local libraries, post offices and at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office. Mail-in forms must be post-marked by Monday.

First-time voters may register in person during office hours through July 30 at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office at the county administration west building, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Voters may check and update their registration status online at

For more information, call Snohomish County Elections at 425-388-3444.

Fly in a B-17: A restored World War II B-17G bomber, the “Sentimental Journey,” is scheduled to be on display and available for rides and tours from Monday through July 16 at the Arlington Airport, 18204 59th Drive NE.

The visit is taking place in conjunction with the Arlington Fly-In aviation festival, planned for Wednesday through Sunday.

The plane is one of five restored B-17 bombers, also known as “Flying Fortresses,” still flying in the world, according to the Commemorative Air Force. The group maintains and operates the bomber out of Mesa, Ariz.

Tours are available for a donation, and rides are $425 per person. Reservations are available by calling 602-448-9415.

90’s birthday party: Head to the Northshore Senior Center for a party for those ages 90 and older.

The event is being held July 16, but there’s a limit of 100 people.

Call to register at 425-489-2441. The Northshore Senior Center is located at 10201 E Riverside Drive, Bothell.

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