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Everett: Learn about wolverines Jan. 18

A presentation about a secretive predator, the wolverine, by Keith Aubry of the U.S. Forest Service is scheduled next week at the Northwest Stream Center.

The slideshow is intended to dispel myths and misconceptions, and to highlight the habitat and range of the wolverine in the Pacific Northwest.

The meeting is 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 18 from at the stream center, 600 128th St. SE in Everett. Tickets are $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Call 425-316-8592 or e-mail aasf@streamkeeper.org for more information.

Lake Stevens: Officials sworn in

Lake Stevens Mayor Vern Little and City Council members Suzanne Quigley, Mark Somers and John Spencer were recently took their oaths of office.

Little, appointed mayor in 2006 and elected to the position in November, was sworn in Jan. 3 and again for ceremonial purposes at a City Council meeting Monday.

The City Council members were sworn in Monday. Quigley was appointed to the council in early 2007 and elected in November. Somers and Spencer were elected in November, replacing Karen Alessi and Steve Brooks, respectively.

The other members of the City Council are Kathy Holder, Heather Coleman, Neal Dooley and Tom Hartwell.

Holder was appointed last year to a term that expires in 2009 and was elected to the position in November. She took the oath of office Dec. 3.

Mukilteo: Volunteer for historical society

Volunteers can sign up for committees and activities of the Mukilteo Historical Society at a meeting planned today. It will be at 7:30 p.m. at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. in Old Town Mukilteo.

People can meet the historical society’s new officers and directors, and members can pay their dues for the year.

Refreshments will be provided.

Snohomish: Driving class set for seniors

The Snohomish Senior Center is to sponsor AARP’s two-day driver safety class from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 21 and 22 at the Snohomish Fire and Rescue Station, 1525 Ave. D.

The program teaches defensive-driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road. Those who finish the program receive a certificate entitling them to a reduction in their auto insurance premiums.

The program costs $10; all materials are supplied. Registration is required.

For more information, call 360-568-0934.

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