The Washington State Fire Marshall's Office recognizes residents have their hands full dealing with Mother Nature during the recent and projected winter weather. Here are some suggested precautions to take while trying to stay warm and safe.
At its Tuesday, February 12th, meeting, the Board of Health unanimously approved a resolution in support of a request to the legislature to address the Everett Smelter clean-up. They believe the site's arsenic and lead contamination poses a public health concern to the community.
Community Transit is proposing to adopt a reduced bus fare category for eligible low-income residents. The new fare would be half the price of a regular adult fare and would go into effect on July 1st.
Details on income verification and eligibility are yet to be worked out.
Mill Creek Police officers make any number of contacts and respond to numerous calls for service every day. According to the latest Mill Creek Police Blotter, a total of 456 responses were reported the week of January 25th to January 31st.
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers has preemptively declared an emergency, effective Friday, February 8th, at 8:00 am, as the community braces for what weather experts say may be a pair of powerful winter storms.
On Tuesday, February 5th, the Mill Creek City Council appointed Stephanie Vignal to the city council seat recently vacated by Jared Mead. She is a four-year resident of Mill Creek who served on the city's Park and Recreation Board.
In an effort to reduce high school overcrowding at Jackson and Cascade High Schools, the Everett School District is considering boundary changes that will shift students from these high schools to Everett High School beginning in the fall of 2020.
The non-profit Pregnancy Resource Center recently met nationally recognized standards for quality health care through a rigorous on-site survey process helping the organization improve its free-of-charge services, which include pregnancy testing, limited obstetric ultrasounds, and health consultation.
Before beginning the process to recruit a new superintendent, the Everett School District invites community members to provide their thoughts about what the new superintendent's role should be. An online tool will be open to the public from January 29th to February 10th.