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Virtual ferry meeting

Washington State Ferries is hosting a round of community meetings through a new, online webinar in order to share the latest information and engage people in ferry-served communities from Tacoma to the San Juan Islands.

During two live online meetings, ferry staff will give a brief presentation with updates about 2019 and what is next for implementation of the long range plans. Online participants will be able to ask questions and provide comments.

The first session is 9 a.m. Saturday and the next is 6 p.m. Tuesday. Participate by laptop, desktop or mobile device.

The first round of in-person community meetings in April and May saw nearly 530 attendees at 10 public meetings, one for each route.

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Naval Station training

It might sound like there’s an emergency at Naval Station Everett on Tuesday, but it’s just a training exercise.

Those nearby might notice increased security, boats in the harbor, gunshots from blank rounds, emergency vehicles and loudspeaker alerts between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

These kinds of drills prepare the Navy for actual emergencies, and help improve coordination between the Navy and other local agencies.


Pearl Harbor memorials

A Pearl Harbor memorial ceremony is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Snohomish County Courthouse to honor the 2,403 lives lost in the Japanese surprise attack on the naval station in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. Locally, this will be the 33rd annual ceremony. The event is being put on by the Snohomish County Central Memorial Committee and is open to anyone who wishes to attend.

The ceremony is at 3000 Rockefeller Ave. in Everett. There will be an Everett High School J-ROTC color guard, words form a Naval base chaplain and flowers from the fleet reserve.

There will also be a Pearl Harbor memorial dinner Saturday evening in Startup, featuring spaghetti and meatballs, salad, dessert and a silent auction. Those who lost their lives, as well as veterans, will be recognized. The dinner will take place at the Startup Event Center, 14315 366th Ave SE. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner starts at 6:15 p.m. Entry is $10 per person or $30 per family.

Town Hall with Sen. Muzzall

State Sen. Ron Muzzall, R-Oak Harbor, will host a town hall from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW. Muzzall is the newly appointed senator for the 10th Legislative District. He is inviting to residents to bring issues to him that they’d like addressed in the 2020 legislative session.

Knitting and sipping

Soundbite Cider in Everett is hosting a night for knitters, quilters, felters and spinners.

From 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday , the cider house will be open for crafters. Those who bring projects to work on will get $1 off their drinks.

Soundbite Cider is located at 909 SE Everett Mall Way.

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