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2013 Mill Creek primary election results

2013 Mill Creek primary election results.

November 6, 2013 update

Click here for the 2013 Mill Creek General Election Results.

Original August 16, 2013 article

The Elections and Voter Registration Division of the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office post the results of the August 6, 2013, primary election on their website. The results are updated each week with the latest tabulations until the election is certified. August 23, 2013 is the last day for the State to certify the returns.

Mill Creek’s delayed road and sidewalk projects may start next week

According to Scott Smith, Mill Creek City Engineer, contractors for Mill Creek’s road overlay project and the separate Village Green sidewalk reconstruction project may begin the week of August 19th, 2013.

According to Scott Smith, Mill Creek City Engineer, contractors for Mill Creek’s road overlay project and the separate Village Green sidewalk reconstruction project may begin the week of August 19th, 2013.

However, Smith said both of the contractors have a very high workload and the schedule may change, “as the contractor juggles the needs of four different agencies and the Snohomish County paving work.”

Here is what Smith said in an August 13, 2013 email:

Fourteen year-old girl with developmental disability missing from Everett group home

Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit are looking for help from the public to locate 14 year-old Jakyra “Jack” Russell who left an Everett group home.

10:53 P.M. August 16th Update

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office reported that, "Fourteen year-old Jakyra 'Jack' Russell was located in Seattle around 10 PM this evening."

Original article

Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit are looking for help from the public to locate 14 year-old Jakyra “Jack” Russell who left an Everett group home.

“From The Mill Creek City Manager’s Desk” - The City of Mill Creek’s 2012 Strategic Plan

It is not true that Mill Creek’s Strategic Plan is a tax instrument and that by approving the Strategic Plan, City Councilmembers were “indicating their support of the utility tax by including it in the Strategic Plan.”

By Ken Armstrong, Mill Creek City Manager.

As I mentioned in a previous column, a lot has been written about the City’s Strategic Plan.  Unfortunately, much of what was written portrays the Strategic Plan as being a tax instrument and that by approving the Strategic Plan, City Councilmembers were “indicating their support of the utility tax by including it in the Strategic Plan.” Actually, that is not the case.

Extreme fire risk prompts Washington State agencies to call for extreme caution

With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, officials from four state agencies urges residents to recognize that even seemingly low-risk activities, such as parking on a grassy field or using motorized yard tools, can spark a wildfire.

With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, officials from four state agencies urge residents to recognize that even seemingly low-risk activities, such as parking on a grassy field or using motorized yard tools, can spark a wildfire.

Thirty-seven of the state’s 39 counties have declared burn bans.  Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark has banned fires on all lands protected by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), including wildlife areas and other facilities managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).

However, even those protections don’t address all the ways people can unintentionally spark a wildfire.

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