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Collegiate-level hackathon at WSU Everett

“CougHacks” is a 24-hour software-centric event Saturday in which small teams of students work towards solving problems.

Bring a laptop. It’s a useful time to brush up on programming skills or engage in some fun-spirited competition.

The free event is open to collegiate and high school programmers of all skill levels. Teams can have up to four members.

There will also be a midnight Smash Bros. tournament.

The event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday and goes until 1 p.m. Sunday at the WSU Everett campus, 915 N. Broadway Ave., Everett.

Students may register online at

Safe boating seminar in Edmonds

The Edmonds Yacht Club invites boat owners and other people interested in learning boating safety to attend a seminar Feb. 4.

The program will cover docking within the Edmonds Marina, line handling, use of correct knots, and dealing with weather common to this area and tide conditions.

The class is free and is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Edmonds Yacht Club, 326 Admiral Way, Edmonds.

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Marysville Stormwater Management Plan review

Marysville’s Draft Stormwater Management Program Plan is available for review and public comment through Feb. 28.

The plan is designed to reduce the discharge of pollutants from the city’s storm sewer system to the maximum extent practicable, to meet state requirements and protect water quality.

Review the draft plan online at

Send comments by 5 p.m. Feb. 28 to Brooke Ensor at or by phone at 360-363-8288.


Communities of Color Coalition seeks members

The Communities of Color Coalition (C3) needs board members to assist in fulfilling its commitment to equity, inclusion and belonging.

Candidates should adhere to the coalition’s mission to discuss, problem-solve and advocate for social justice, cultural and religious respect, and human rights, especially for people of color and other underrepresented groups.

The coalition is a nonpartisan group of citizens who meet on behalf of the people of Snohomish County. Its major areas of concern include the elimination of personal and institutional racism; equal access to and opportunities in education; equal access to and opportunities in economic development and employment; and fair and equal treatment under the law and in our society.

Candidates should apply to one of the 11 positions in community building and advocacy, community building and organizational research, organizational finance, or fundraising, finance and grant writing.

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 21.

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