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Everett college-prep workshops

Everett Public Schools is holding the first of three scheduled College Goal events on Saturday at Everett High School, 2416 Colby Ave. The day features help for filling out the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) and a workshop on scholarship opportunities.

The FAFSA workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Everett High School library. The financial-aid workshop starts at 11 a.m. and the scholarship event starts at noon.

Future College Goal events are scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 22 at Cascade High School, 801 E. Casino Road, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 31 at Henry M. Jackson High School, 1508 136th St. SE in Mill Creek. High school counselors at all schools will also have information.

Forest-practices hearing: The state Forest Practices Board will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday in Olympia about a proposed rule that would allow the state Department of Natural Resources to request specific geologic information regarding logging on or near potentially unstable slopes.

The rule would formalize a policy of added scrutiny DNR has followed since May and is slated for final action in February. The text of the proposed rule is online at 1.usa.gov/1BCyf1I.

The hearing is scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington St. SE in Olympia. The public is also invited to submit written comments by Thursday to forest.practicesboard@dnr.wa.gov.

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