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EVENT Plant trees Volunteers are helping to plant 2,428 bare-root trees next to Quilceda Creek at Strawberry Field Park in Marysville from 10 a.m. to… Continue reading

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EVENTS Cop a coffee The Mukilteo Police Department will host “Coffee with a Cop” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Starbucks Coffee at… Continue reading

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NEWS BRIEFS Merger meeting A public meeting is planned Tuesday about the proposed merger of Snohomish County Fire District 7 in Monroe and Fire District… Continue reading

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

GET OUT Guided snowshoe hikes: Washington State Parks is offering guided snowshoe hikes this winter at Lake Easton Park, a camping park 17 miles east… Continue reading

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Help injured wildlife PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood seeks volunteers for a variety of roles. Help with wildlife care, keep the nature trail maintained or… Continue reading

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Learn to fix your stuff Have items like a broken lamp or a vacuum with a broken belt? Bring them to the Repair Cafe, set… Continue reading

Where to go hiking this winter, practically in your back yard

Guidebook author’s latest covers lowland trails close to home in Snohomish and Island counties.

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NEWS BRIEFS Five detail-oriented volunteers are needed to install shelving on the sales floor from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Habitat for Humanity… Continue reading

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HEADS UP Light rail construction starts this spring Sound Transit has scheduled a meeting on Tuesday to discuss upcoming work on the future light-rail line… Continue reading

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OPPORTUNITY Art contest The Mukilteo Art Contest encourages young people to explore their artistic talents. Students in grades K-12 from the Seattle area can enter… Continue reading

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OPPORTUNITIES Mill Creek offers police academy The Mill Creek Police Department plans to host its third annual Police Citizens Academy starting March 28. The 10-week… Continue reading

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

GET OUT Guided snowshoe hikes: Washington State Parks is offering guided snowshoe hikes this winter at Lake Easton Park, a camping park 17 miles east… Continue reading

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UPDATE Water filtration plant roof collapse Further testing continues to show the water is safe to drink after a roof collapsed under heavy snow at… Continue reading

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HEADS UP Conservation District hiring veterans The Snohomish Conservation District is hiring U.S. military veterans for a field crew. Those hired will work with landowners… Continue reading

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A special day Today is Valentine’s Day. What better excuse to eat chocolate. Or read the paper. Reader Carl D. Colburn said that while refurbishing… Continue reading

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A special day? Today is Galentine’s Day, a celebration of female friendship the day before Valentine’s Day. It stems from a 2010 episode of the… Continue reading

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CANCELED EVENTS Coffee with a cop: The Feb. 12 Coffee with a Cop event at Edmonds Community College in partnership with the Lynnwood Police Department… Continue reading

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EVENTS Suicide prevention talk “Mukilteo Stands Behind Youth” is a free suicide prevention event scheduled for 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Rosehill Community Center, 304… Continue reading

He recreated his ancestors’ journey through the fjords of Norway

Edmonds’ Dave Ellingson will speak on “Kayaking the Fjords of Norway” at the Marysville Opera House.

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

GET OUT Guided snowshoe hikes: Washington State Parks is offering guided snowshoe hikes this winter at Lake Easton Park, a camping park 17 miles east… Continue reading