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Professional networking group

The Mountlake Terrace Library hosts a weekly WorkSource group that discusses job opportunities and networking with peers every Monday morning.

All job seekers are welcome at the free meetings that happen 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 6, 13 and 27 at the library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.

Apprenticeship program ceremony

The Regional Apprenticeship Pathways Program for high school students in Snohomish County will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting Tuesday.

The program, called RAP, is a pre-apprenticeship opportunity launched in September to gain training in skilled trades. It is hosted at Marysville Pilchuck High School but all students in Snohomish County can apply and take part in it.

There will be a tour of the facility, during which guests can speak with students about their projects and coursework.

Construction, education, government and labor leaders will attend the ceremony. Speaking at the event are Marysville School District Superintendent Jason Thompson, State Rep. Mike Sells, Snohomish County Councilmember Nate Nehring, Snohomish County Labor Council Secretary Leonard Kelley and a RAP student.

It is scheduled for 9 a.m. Jan. 7 at Marysville Pilchuck, 5611 108th St. NE, Marysville.

One-on-one business advice

SCORE provides experts who share advice about starting, running and growing a small business.

Mountlake Terrace Library hosts free counseling sessions that are by appointment only. Sessions are available at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 and 21, and at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 and 27.

The library is at 23300 58th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace.

More info: Register online at

State of Mukilteo speech


Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson is set for her seventh State of the City address Wednesday.

She is expected to outline her 2020 Action Agenda and vision to work with the City Council to achieve Mukilteo’s operational and legislative priorities.

The address is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at Mukilteo City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, Mukilteo.


Comment on Mukilteo projects

Sound Transit is evaluating seven potential improvement projects in Mukilteo, from a waterfront promenade to parking.

Some of the notable projects under consideration are a waterfront walkway from Edgewater Beach Park to Mukilteo property known as Japanese Gulch; buffered bicycle lanes on Highway 525; pick-up and drop-off enhancements at Sounder Station; and leasing about 50 parking spaces from Saint John Mission.

The deadline for comments or questions, which can be sent to, is Jan. 10.

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