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Ninth Avenue SE work to widen street to begin

Construction to widen Ninth Avenue SE in Mill Creek is expected to begin by the end of this month.

Work on the project is scheduled to begin Wednesday and be finished in early July, city officials said.

Drivers should expect some delays. Work crews hope to keep at least one lane of traffic open at all times.


Food bank needs help

Sky Valley Food Bank continues to seek help after seeing a decline in donations.

The food bank reported that its food donations during this year’s first quarter went down by 12,340 pounds compared to the same period a year ago, The food bank serves families in need including those with diabetes, high blood pressure and serious illnesses.

More info: contact the food bank at 360-794-7959. The food bank’s mail address is P.O. Box 724, Monroe, WA 98272.


City plans town meeting on urban growth area

The city of Snohomish plans a town meeting on the proposed expansion of its urban growth area at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Harvey Auditorium, Snohomish County Fire District 4, 1525 Ave. D in Snohomish.

The city wants to add 265 acres north of U.S. 2 to its boundaries. Developers are interested in adding businesses and houses in the area. The city hopes to rake in tax revenue from the development.

The city of Lake Stevens is also interested in adding the 265 acres to its boundaries.

More info: call the city of Snohomish at 360-568-3115.

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