Letter: Support firefighters for better community

With everything happening on the national and international stage, it’s more important than ever that we look to ourselves to help lead our communities in the right direction — one that leads to the health, safety and happiness of our friends and neighbors.

In Marysville and Snohomish County, we are at a pivotal moment where shifting our trajectory is possible, and positive change can occur. The crime and despair many of us experience and feel day in and day out can only be remedied if we come together and invest locally. That means supporting our schools, non-profits, and police and fire departments in their efforts to provide the necessary education, resources, and the safety for our families.

Supporting the Marysville Fire District in the weeks ahead can be our first step toward a better community. In a day and age when essential funding is difficult to find, ask the city to continue a proven partnership — one that will strengthen our public safety and makes sound financial sense.

Christen Dickerson


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