Washington State

Mill Creek's 35th Avenue SE reconstruction project may get additional state funding

Flooding periodically closes 35th Avenue SE in Mill Creek. Photo credit: Richard Van Winkle.

On Tuesday, February 27th, the Washington State House earmarked $500,000 of additional state funding for Mill Creek’s 35th Avenue SE reconstruction project in their version of the Supplemental Transportation Budget.

This matches the amount approved by the Senate the week before.

Community Transit and DSHS employees deliver holiday cheer to homeless teens in Everett and Mill Creek

Backpacks were delivered to counselors at four high schools for distribution to homeless students. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

Eighty-four high school students without a legal guardian or a stable place to stay over the winter break received a small dose of holiday cheer this week. Hygiene kits, warm clothing, gift cards and other presents were purchased by employees of Community Transit and the Everett Community Service Office of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) as part of their Giving Tree programs.

Mill Creek City Council begins to discuss pedestrian crossing issues on 132nd Street SE

132nd Street SE near Thomas Lake Shopping Center. Photo courtesy of Google maps.

The Mill Creek City Council had a brief discussion at their September 12th meeting regarding the public safety issue with pedestrians crossing 132nd Street SE at locations where there are no crosswalks. A number of serious injuries have resulted from related accidents.