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Deadline extended for WSU project

EVERETT — The city of Everett has revised its environmental review of a plan to build the University Center building on North Broadway and extended the comment deadline to June 26.

University Center, which will be administered by Washington State University, will house programs from several colleges. The building will have four stories and cover 95,000 square feet.

The plan also calls for additional parking to be built on the site of an existing trailer park.

Written comments can be submitted to the Everett Planning Department, Attn: Steve Ingalsbe, 2930 Wetmore Ave., Suite 8A, Everett, WA 98201.

More information is online at, or can be obtained by contacting Ingalsbe at 425-257-8941 or at

Legion Park cleanup meeting

The state Department of Ecology plans to hold a public meeting Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Legion Hall, 145 Alverson Blvd., to discuss cleaning up American Legion Memorial Park. As part of the Everett Smelter Cleanup project, the state plans to remove contaminated soil from the park this summer, necessitating some closures and construction work.

For more information, go to the Ecology Parks Cleanup website at or call 425-446-1024.

Free boating seminar for crews

The Everett Sail and Power Squadron offers the U.S. Power Squadrons’ seminar, “Partner in Command,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday in the conference room at Harbor Marine, 1032 W. Marine View Drive, Everett.

The seminar gives an introduction to boating for “first mate” and crew members who may or may not have taken a boating course.

The seminar is free, but a student text and knot-tying board are available for purchase for $20 and $5, respectively, cash only. More info: Joellyn at

Marysville: Talk development with EPA and the city

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the city of Marysville have scheduled a community meeting for June 25, to discuss infill development in the downtown core, including identifying obstacles and strategies to overcome them.

The meeting will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the second floor of Marysville City Hall, 1049 State Ave.

To RSVP for the public forum, contact Janis Lamoureux at 360-363-8214 or To learn more about the community meeting, contact Chris Holland at 360-363-8207 or

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