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Job and resource fair in Kenmore

The Northshore Fire Department is scheduled to host a career fair Wednesday.

Several positions at 30 local government and nonprofit groups will be featured. Candidates of all ages, experience levels and industries can attend to find full-time and part-time administrative, information technology, healthcare, public safety and other positions. Candidates should bring resumes and dress professionally.

Register online at, and search “Northshore Fire Department Job & Resource Fair.”

Parking is free and ADA accessible.

The event is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Northshore Fire Department, 7220 181st St., Kenmore.

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Naval station drills

Naval Station Everett is running security exercises from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

The main gates will be closed for 10-minute intervals during the drill. Those nearby may notice a larger security presence than usual, and hear blank gunshots and emergency messages on loudspeakers.

That practice helps improve coordination between the Navy and local agencies. It also keeps the base prepared in the case of an actual emergency.

Comment on Arlington Comprehensive Plan

People can propose land-use changes to Arlington’s Comprehensive Plan or development regulations until Friday.

The document is used to guide long-range planning in the city and has periodic amendment opportunities. Anyone interested in proposing an amendment can contact the Community and Economic Development Department’s Permit Center staff at 360-403-3551 or

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Lynnwood utility rates increase

Sewer, water and stormwater costs rose this year for Lynnwood residents and ratepayers.

The Lynnwood City Council adopted a new rate structure for each utility on Oct. 14 that includes adjustments annually over six years.

Lynnwood has utility rate assistance programs. For information about them, contact 425-670-5170 or

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CT route changes to Seattle

With the impending arrival of light rail to Northgate, Community Transit is restructuring its service to connect with the frequent train schedule.

The Snohomish County transit agency proposed to connect 800-series buses to Link light rail at Northgate. All 400-series buses to downtown Seattle would continue operating. Sound Transit’s 510-series buses would connect Snohomish County to Northgate, but no farther into Seattle.

Sound Transit and Community Transit will present a revised proposal for public comment in April.

More info:, 425-353-7433

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