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New Everett school board

April Berg was sworn in Tuesday as the newest member of the Everett School District Board of Directors. She won the election with 57.65% of the vote in November. State Rep. John Lovick administered her oath of office.

Caroline Mason was voted by the board as its president, Pam LeSesne as vice president, and Berg as the parliamentarian.

A certified recount is expected Dec. 13 to determine the final open board position for either Andrew Nicholls or Jamyang Nhangkar, who were separated by 37 ballots in the Nov. 26 count.

Transportation needs in Lynnwood

With Sound Transit’s light rail working its way north to Lynnwood, the city and Community Transit want to know how people in the city get around. Community Transit has an online survey to help the agency develop transportation services for people who learn, live, visit and work in Lynnwood.

The short survey will be available until Dec. 13. Go to to answer the questions. A paper version of the survey in Spanish is available by contacting or 425-348-2383.


Magician shares success secrets

Nash Fung, a magician and TV personality, is coming to town to share the secrets to his success.

Fung will be speaking at the Marriott Hotel from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, addressing overcoming obstacles, setting goals and pursuing the impossible.

The hotel is at 3105 Pine St., Everett.

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Lynnwood Menorah lighting

The city of Lynnwood is hosting its eighth annual menorah lighting ceremony at City Hall.

The festivities start at 4 p.m. and include the Klez Katz Klezmer band, Chanukah treats, free menorah lighting kits and more.

Lynnwood City Hall is at 19100 44th Ave. W.

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Evergreen Community Orchestra concert

The Evergreen Community Orchestra is hosting its annual holiday concert featuring classic compositions and original pieces.

The concert is from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 15 at Everett First Presbyterian Church.

The church is located at 2936 Rockefeller Ave. Tickets are free.

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Free crafting lesson for kids

Local artist and printmaker Cat Snapp will lead a crafting activity at the Schack Art Center.

The event is free for kids 6 and up. It’ll last from 1 to 4 p.m.

Kids will get a lesson in holiday-themed foam stamps and make their own prints. The center is at 2921 Hoyt Ave.

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2020 Census job recruitment

Recruiters for the 2020 U.S. Census will be at the Everett Library to answer questions and hire people wanting to participate.

The event takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday1 at the main library, 2702 Hoyt Ave.

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