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The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival is Friday through Sunday at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Park. Music, games, marketplace, fishing derby, food and beer will be offered at the town’s biggest annual party.

Admission is free. Shuttle service advised.

Fireworks begin at dusk Saturday.

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Sept. 11 memorial service

North County Fire & EMS plans to honor the firefighters who lost their lives at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

Starting at dawn Wednesday, the fire authority will line Highway 532 with 323 American flags to honor each first responder who died 18 years ago.

At 10 a.m., fire engines will begin a slow procession along the highway toward the fire station at 8117 267th St. NW, Stanwood. The Stanwood High School band and drum section will perform and the American Legion will present the flag. Officials from the fire authority, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and the Navy will speak.

A memorial service is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be hot dogs and refreshments, a bouncy house for kids, and Sparky the Fire Dog may make an appearance to teach fire safety. The fire station also will be open for tours. All are welcome for the day of celebration and thanks.

More info: Call 425-789-8036 or email


Lynnwood health fair

Lynnwood is preparing to promote health and safety at its fourth annual Fair on 44th Block Party on Saturday.

The city plans to close 44th Avenue W between the fire and police stations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Attendees have the chance to get an up-close look at fire trucks, ambulances and police vehicles, Community Transit buses and public works equipment.

Visitors can bring up to three grocery bags of documents for free on-site shredding. Watch demonstrations by police K-9 and motorcycle officers, as well as demos about healthy living and public safety. Edmonds School District’s Nourishing Network food drive is accepting donations.

Other attractions include children’s activities and information about major construction projects in town.

More info: or go to the city’s Facebook event page.


The Snohomish County Council has scheduled a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to consider expanding the riding areas for all-terrain vehicles on unincorporated roads with speed limits of 35 mph or less.

Council hearings take place on the eighth floor of the county’s Robert J. Drewel Building, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

More info: Go to and search for “council long-term hearings calendar”

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