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Kids design new park

Horizon Elementary School in the Mukilteo School District includes a nearby wetland in Everett. Students and staff are going to start developing the land in partnership with Earthcorp, the Boeing Co. and the City of Everett Office of Neighborhoods.

It will eventually be a park designed for and by kids and a community wetland project for others to enjoy.

The plan kicks off at 9:20 a.m. Friday at a school assembly at 222 W. Casino Road with Earthcorp and Boeing, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony outdoors.

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For more information, call 360-652-9081.

Get the scoop on Washington’s public records and open meetings laws: A forum is planned from 6 to 8:30 tonight at Everett Station, 3201 Smith Ave., Everett. Bob Drewel, executive director of the Puget Sound Regional Council, will moderate the forum.

Panelists include former state Rep. Toby Nixon, president of the Washington Coalition for Open Government; State Auditor Brian Sonntag; lawyer Ramsey Ramerman; and Katie Blinn, Washington’s assistant director of elections.

The event is presented by the Coalition for Open Government and the city of Everett. It is sponsored by the City of Everett, The Herald and the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County.

An address for the meeting location was incorrect in Tuesday’s Herald.

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