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Everett: Public comments sought

The city’s Public Works Department plans to install a 4,200-square-foot fabric-covered structure over the top of the biosolids composting material and equipment pad at the city’s Water Pollution Control Facility.

Mail comments or find more information at 2930 Wetmore Ave., Suite 8-A, Everett, WA 98201.

More info: jjimerson@ci.everett.wa.us

Lake Stevens: Spring for Education Breakfast

The Lake Stevens Education Foundation is hosting its annual benefit Spring for Education Breakfast on March 15 at the Lake Stevens Educational Service Center.

The event scheduled from 6:45 to 8:30 a.m. at 12309 22nd St. NE, raises money to support programs that help students and staff.

More info and to RSVP: Terri_Spencer@msn.com or call 425-334-0691

Monroe: Group to appeal decision

Friends of North Kelsey has announced it will appeal the decision by a Snohomish County Superior Court judge allowing the construction of the big-box store on N. Kelsey Street.

The group believes Wal-Mart does not conform with city code. The group’s lawyer is set to introduce the paperwork in the following days.

Snohomish: Learn to sew or quilt

The Busy Bee Quilters will sponsor a free event for people interested in learning how to sew or quilt. Drop by anytime between 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday to the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Bring your own supplies.

More info: www.busybee quilters.com or Karen Richards at 360-568-7980.

Island County: Attend emergency response classes

The Island County Department of Emergency Management plans a Community Emergency Response Team program later this month.

The classes teach people how to prepare for disasters and hazards. People who become certified in the training can help their neighbors and others.

To become certified, people must attend all four classes on March 21, 24, 28 and 31. All are held at South Whidbey Fire and Rescue in Langley.

More info: DEM@co.island.wa.us or 360-679-7370.

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