Front Porch: Share your experiences with tuberculosis

The TB Voices Project for Snohomish County is looking for people to share their experiences about tuberculosis, whether it affected themselves or someone else in their lives.

The purpose of the project is to allow individuals from all generations to tell their TB story, and in doing so, these stories can help persons around the globe affected by TB. For more information, go to or contact project director Teresa Rugg at 360-862-9034 or email tbphoto

Author to speak: Penny Buse is scheduled to discuss her book, “Stuck in the Mud,” about the history of Warm Beach and Stanwood, at a meeting of the Mukilteo Historical Society on Thursday.

The meeting is set for 7:15 p.m. in the Fowler Room at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase during the break. The meeting is open to the public and refreshments are planned. For more information, go to

PUD offers monthly drawings: The Snohomish County PUD is offering monthly drawings for a chance to win $200 off your utility bill if you recycle your refrigerator or freezer by July 31. To have a refrigerator or freezer picked up and recycled, it needs to be in working condition and from 10 to 32 cubic feet in size. The program is for Snohomish County PUD customers only. Customers must own the unit being recycled, with a pickup limit of two units per account.

To schedule a free pick-up, PUD customers should call JACO Environmental at 877-577-0510. To help process your request, please have your PUD account number available. Some restrictions apply for the prize drawings. Go to for information.

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