Thinking of adding a pet to your household? Progressive Animal Welfare Society, the nonprofit animal shelter in Lynnwood, has hundreds of cats and dogs to choose from as well as adoption gift certificates. Find out how to adopt at PAWS is at 15305 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

A student art show is scheduled to continue through Jan. 15 at the Mukilteo Art Centre, 724 First St.

Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except New Year’s Day.

Painting, sculptures and drawings by students from kindergarten through 12th grade are included in the display.

The display is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 425-423-0450 or 425-355-6584.

The Snohomish Seniors group is preparing for an indoor rummage sale scheduled for the end of January. Quality rummage-sale donations (no clothing) are being sought through Jan. 17.

To make a donation or to help with the sale, call the Snohomish Senior Center at 360-568-0934. All proceeds help support the programs and services of the Snohomish Senior Center, temporarily located at St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish.

The State Productivity Board is asking the public and state workers to help recognize public employees who have gone the extra mile.

The Extra Mile Award is given to an individual or group of public employees who surpass expectations for exemplary public service by demonstrating at least one of the following attributes:

  • Execute an innovative solution.

  • Improve efficiency.

  • Exhibit visionary thinking.

  • Overcome great odds or disadvantages.

  • Demonstrate personal valor or bravery.

    Approximately 10 to 15 people statewide will be selected and honored with this award. Winners are recognized by their agency for their outstanding qualities.

    Nomination forms can be downloaded at

    Nominations are due by March 2. Submit nomination forms to:

    The Washington State Productivity Board; PO Box 40244, Olympia, WA 98504-0244

    Fax: 360-704-7830; phone: 360-704-5203; e-mail: innovate@

    If you have an item for FYI, call Kristi O’Harran at 425-339-3451. If you have a news tip or an idea for a local story, call the city desk at 425-339-3428, or e-mail

    Other numbers to call:


    Everett, 425-339-3200


    425-339-3470, after 4 p.m.

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