A program called “Fix Up Your Old House” is planned for 7 tonight at the Everett Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

Members of Historic Everett can attend for free; others pay $4.

Rick Sever will discuss the most important things to do in order to keep your house in tip-top shape and preserve its beauty and value as it ages. Bring questions on household problems.

Cell phones benefit battered women

Throughout this month, Whitfields United Insurance will collect used cell phones to benefit the Snohomish County Center for Battered Women.

Phones are used to call 911. Those with batteries and chargers are preferred.

Please drop off cell phones at Edmonds, Everett, Marysville or Monroe locations. For more information and directions, call 425-258-2300 or go to

Music teachers offer concert

Pianist Stephen Beus performs at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett, for a Snohomish County Music Teachers Association’s fundraiser.

Tickets at the door are $15 or $10 for students.


Shawna Forde, Don Jones and Ross Gillum are members of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps who are watching the U.S.-Canadian border this month. An article on Page A1 Sunday incorrectly said they belong to a different border-watching organization.

Former Brier Mayor Gary Starks was given glucose on three separate occasions when he suffered from severely low blood sugar. Brier police officer Eddie Thomas died after a struggle with Starks on Sept. 12. Starks’ wife had called 911 to report that her husband needed medical treatment for his diabetes. A story that appeared on page A1 Saturday misidentified the type of treatment Starks received from medical personnel during previous incidents.

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