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Art unveiling at Marysville Pilchuck HS

A piece of art will be installed and unveiled Friday at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

The work, titled “HopeGate,” was commissioned as a result of the construction of the Commons building. It took artist Roger Feldman about two years to complete.

“Researching local tribes of Salish Seas people, it made sense to honor the context of this piece by connecting it to a 12,000-year history of indigenous people who have inhabited these lands,” Feldman said in a news release.

The ceremony is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday at the high school’s auditorium.

Climate change chat with County Council member

Newly elected Snohomish County Councilmember Megan Dunn will meet with a local climate action group next week.

Dunn is set to visit with 350 Everett to discuss joining the County Council and hear concerns from constituents. People can share their ideas for the county to address climate change.

The group meets every fourth Monday of the month, except in December.

The meeting is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Monday at the Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

More info:, 206-499-1062 or at


Community Transit gets three new board members

Tom Merrill, Nate Nehring and Nicola Smith are the newest members of Community Transit’s Board of Directors.

They were elected Jan. 16 by their jurisdictions to two-year terms. Merrill is a Snohomish City Council member, Nehring is the Snohomish County Council president, and Smith is Lynnwood’s mayor.

The transit agency’s board is comprised of nine elected officials from the cities and county it serves, as well as a labor representative from its bargaining units.

Board alternates were selected as well: Brier City Councilmember Mike Gallagher, Bothell City Councilmember James McNeal, Mukilteo City Councilmember Joe Marine and Snohomish County Councilmember Terry Ryan.


Stanwood accepting scholarship applications

Students engaged in city government or their community and plan to attend a college, technical school or university this fall can apply for the AWC Center for Quality Communities Scholarship through the City of Stanwood.

The student must live in Washington, graduate from high school this spring or summer, enroll at least half time at an accredited college or trade school this coming academic year and be involved with city government, a community or school leadership activity.

Applications can be found at or They are due Feb. 21 to Attn: Jennifer Ferguson, 10200 720th St. NW, Stanwood, WA 98292, or

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