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Congressman holds MLT event

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen invites constituents to meet one-on-one with his staff during mobile office hours Tuesday evening at the Mountlake Terrace Public Library.

People can use the opportunity to discuss problems they might face with issues such as Social Security benefits, veterans disability claims, federal tax refunds, immigration matters and federal employee retirement benefits.

It’s planned from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room. The address is 23300 58th Avenue W in Mountlake Terrace.

More info: 425-252-3188

Coffee with the chiefs

Join Lake Stevens Fire Chief Kevin O’Brien and Police Chief John Dyer for a coffee break, 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake Stevens Buzz Inn, 1801 Main St.

More info: 425-212-3046


Coaches vs. Cancer at AHS

The Arlington and Snohomish high school boys’ basketball teams will raise money and raise awareness of cancer by playing a “Coaches vs Cancer game,” 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd. Fans are encouraged to wear pink.

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Volunteer for Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a 10-week program for girls in grades 3 to 8, to be held at 30 sites throughout Snohomish County. The program seeks volunteer coaches to work with small teams of girls after school for about 90 minutes twice a week. The program culminates in a celebratory 5K.

Program registration opens Tuesday. The program kicks off in early March. The 5K is June 2 in Everett.

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Everett sees to rules for Uber, Lyft

The Everett City Council now is revisiting the rules it set for ride-share companies such as Uber and Lyft. The rules were put on hold this past summer when Uber and Lyft pulled their services from Everett, saying they had concerns. The regulations include language about driver background checks, vehicle safety requirements and the city’s legal options for violations.

A revised ordinance came up for council discussion last week. The topic is scheduled for additional discussion for the next three Wednesdays, with a possible vote on Jan. 31.

Some expect that proposed statewide legislation, if passed this year, could address some of the sticking points surrounding this issue, in Everett and elsewhere.

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Rolling slowdowns on 522

Snohomish County PUD crews will lead rolling slowdowns overnight Tuesday into Wednesday on Highway 522 between Paradise Lake Road and U.S. 2 while they pull power lines above the highway.

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