If you are letting off fireworks at home Chuck Duffy, former Washington State Fire Marshall, has some advice, “Personal fireworks require personal responsibility. Always remember to use the three B’s of fireworks safety: Be Prepared, Be Safe, Be Responsible.”
Marko Liias enters the re-election campaign with four years of progressive victories in the Washington State Senate, where he now serves as Senate Majority Floor Leader. He announced his re-election campaign on Tuesday, April 10th.
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.
The Washington State Patrol has noticed an upward trend of Hit and Run Collisions throughout the state. Even though we don’t have all the reasons people run away, we do have a way you can help; get as much information from the vehicle as you can, specifically the license plate.
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.
The Washington State Patrol is committed to reducing traffic fatalities and serious injury collisions on our state highways. Drowsy driving is a form of impaired driving that negatively affects one’s ability to drive safely and responsibly.
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.
Area schools are now in session and drivers should take extra care when in school zones, nearing crosswalks, and passing school buses.
Mill Creek Police officers and Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies will be out in force, making sure students make it to and from school safely. Traffic infractions are extra costly if tickets are issued.
From Friday, July 28th, to Sunday, July 30th, there will be extra Washington State Patrol Troopers on the roadway, as well as our aviation unit in the sky, looking for unsafe, speeding, aggressive and impaired motorcyclists.