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Oh, great and powerful McGinn: Officials with the city of Marysville and the Tulalip Tribes have sent a letter to Seattle officials, asking them to intervene on their behalf with Cedar Grove Composting regarding odor complaints, since most of t

he food waste coming to Cedar Grove comes from the Emerald City.

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn said he would look into the request as soon as a study is completed to determine if anyone actually lives outside the city limits of Seattle.

Writers in the sky: Boeing has completed its flight tests for the 747-8 freighter with a final 17-hour flight on Wednesday. The flight crew, looking to demonstrate the plane’s endurance, traced the figures 7, 4 and 7 in the skies above the western U.S.

The flight crew decided against a longer flight to France to write “Surrender, Airbus,” in the sky.

Follow, follow, follow, follow: The Snohomish City Council has selected a contractor to complete the last two-thirds of a mile of the Centennial Trail, which will run unbroken from the Snohomish River to the Skagit County line. The 12-foot wide asphalt path was bid at $832,000 by the winning contractor.

Snohomish officials, noting budgetary constraints, decided against an option to upgrade from asphalt to yellow bricks.

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