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Mill Creek ballot box is closed

The ballot drop box in Mill Creek is temporarily closed after a run-in with a driver. It should be back in service soon. In the meantime, voters may drop off ballots in other boxes throughout Snohomish County or mail them — no postage necessary.


The Edmonds Diversity Commission meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. Topics include grants and an upcoming film series.

(Update: This meeting has been cancelled due to inclement weather.) The Snohomish County Council wass scheduled to convene for a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main Street, Mill Creek. It’s the first of five evening meetings the council is required to conduct this year in each council district.

Seeking applicants

The city of Snohomish is seeking a resident to fill a vacant spot on the public safety commission. Applications can be found on the city’s website and are due by 4 p.m. Feb. 15.

More info:


Join a service club

There are multiple local chapters of these service clubs, which serve both locally and globally.

Kiwanis International focuses on improving the lives of children. More info:

Lions Club is the world’s largest service club organization and has several global causes. More info:

Rotary International brings together business and professional leaders. More info:

Help with chores, errands

Volunteer Services, a program of Catholic Community Services, seeks volunteers to assist with household chores, yard care, transportation and other tasks that enable elders, veterans and adults with disabilities to remain independent in their own homes. Volunteers typically serve two to eight hours per month.

More info: Christina Robertson,

Donate sewing supplies

Snohomish County Clothing Textile Advisors seeks donations of fabric, notions, needlework, yarn, related supplies and equipment for an annual fabric sale planned for summer. Proceeds will go to local scholarships, grants and sewing classes.

More info: Arlene, 425-743-0118 or

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