Meet the critters and characters in our newest addition to the comics, today in Time Out on Page B4. The Tundra characters will make their Sunday funnies debut April 15.

Also joining Time Out is Happy Musings.

In Happy Musings, syndicated artist Sally Huss brings a respite from the days’ heavy news with an uplifting thought.

Tell us what you think. Contact Readership Editor Lyn Iverson at 425-339-3032 or

New draw game from state lottery

Hit 5 launched Sunday, the latest draw game from Washington’s Lottery. It replaces Quinto.

For each $1 ticket, players select five numbers between 1 and 39 or have the computer generate Quick Pick numbers. Drawings start today and will be each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Players who match all five numbers win the big Hit 5 cashpot, but those who match at least two numbers still win.

Foundation seeks grant requests

The Everett Clinic Foundation, in conjunction with the MacDonald family, seeks applications for The William MacDonald Leadership and Personal Development Fund.

Dr. Bill MacDonald served as president of The Everett Clinic for many years. In his honor, a special health-care leadership development fund was established.

Last May, The Everett Clinic Foundation and the MacDonald family gave the first grant to Anne Mitchell, with the Snohomish Health District, who received $6,750 for a Nurse Family Partnership Consultation program.

The application deadline is April 1. For more information, go to

Foundation plans school fundraiser

The Everett Public Schools Foundation plans its 13th annual Benefit Breakfast at 7 a.m. Thursday at the Everett Events Center.

Ross Bogue, vice president and general manager of commercial airplanes for Boeing, will speak about the importance of community assistance and foundation programs to support education.

Those interested in attending should call the foundation at 425-385-4187.

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