Briefs: Foggy Noggin raises money for Welcome to Bothell sign

Foggy Noggin Brewing is raising money to bring back the iconic Welcome To Bothell sign that was lost during the expansion of Highway 522. Proceeds from the sale of a specially designed T-shirt will be donated to the effort. The brewery will also make donations from a new beer that they will release at the Bothell Beer Festival on Saturday.

Snohomish chamber holds ‘Member to Member’ luncheons

The Snohomish Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend its monthly Member to Member luncheon meetings. The next two meetings are at 11 a.m. on Tuesday and Nov. 15 at the Snohomish Faith Church, 1220 22nd St., Snohomish. Cost to attend is $15. RSVP to or call Pam at 425-344-8533. More information is at

Career fair planned at EdCC

Edmonds Community College will host a free fall quarter career fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday on campus in Woodway Hall 202. More than 35 local employers with full- and part- time employment opportunities will be represented. Participants should bring resumes and dress professionally. For more information, visit

Slay the Social Media Dragon workshops planned in Mountlake Terrace

Slay the Social Media Dragon, a workshop by the Mountlake Terrace Library, is from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Learn strategic and practical ways to effectively use various social media sites. Find out about low-budget tools and resources to save time and improve results. Space is limited. Pre-register at, or call 425-776-8722.

Sign up for NW Ag Business Center’s Producer Boot Camp

Registration is now open for the Northwest Agriculture Business Center’s USDA Value Added Producer Grant Boot Camp. The day-long workshop to support local agricultural producers with their USDA grant applications is from 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Nov. 1 at Skagit Farmers Supply, 1833 Park Lane, Burlington. Scholarships and Spanish interpreting services are also available. For more information, click here.

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Tim Leonard, owner of the Machine Shop, is closing the arcade this fall. (Photo by David Welton)
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Tim Leonard, owner of the Machine Shop in Langley, recently decided he’ll call it quits this fall.

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A first-time business owner’s dream of opening a cheese shop became a reality this year.

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The popular taproom shuttered Sunday. “Everett needs a cooperative landlord-tenant relationship in the commercial district,” a co-owner said.

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Arlington’s all-electric plane, Alice, takes first test flight

Eviation Aircraft’s battery-powered plane logs successful first flight from Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake.