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Take Sounder train to Puyallup

Sound Transit will operate special Sounder service to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup on Saturday.

The trains will stop at nine stations between Everett and Puyallup, including in Mukilteo and Edmonds.

Trains are scheduled to leave Everett Station at 8:40 and 9:40 a.m. Riders must exit at King Street Station in Seattle and cross the platform to board a train to Puyallup. In Puyallup, passengers can catch a Pierce Transit bus to the fair’s red gate.

For the return trip from Puyallup, northbound trains are scheduled to depart at 5:50 and 6:50 p.m.

Adult fare from Everett is $4.50 per rider and $4.25 from Mukilteo and Edmonds.

Riders can save 20 percent on train and fair tickets by buying a Sounder Train Express Pack in advance at www.thefair.com/sounder.

Remembering crime victims: Families and friends will come together Saturday at the edge of Martha Lake to remember lives lost to violence.

The ceremony is planned in concert with the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. The public is invited to join the ceremony at 16300 E. Shore Dr., Lynnwood.

Survivors are encouraged to bring photographs and poems and share their stories. Balloons will be released to honor victims.

Coffee and light refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. The event is sponsored by Victim Support Services. For more information call 425-252-6081.

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