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Friends of the Mill Creek Library grant helps bring award-winning author to Mariner High School

Matt del la Peña won the prestigious 2016 Newbery Award. Photo courtesy of Sno-Isle Libraries.

Newbery Award winning author Matt de la Peña will spend the day at Mariner High School on Tuesday, October 4th, to tell students how his love for literature and hard work helped him fulfill his dreams. He will also be at the Mill Creek University Book Store for a book signing and reading in the evening.

"My October To Do List," by the Whistling Gardener

Fall is for Planting. Photo courtesy of Sunnyside Nursery.

Fall is officially here and what a glorious one it has been so far. There has been just enough rain to green up the lawns and enough sun in between to keep the ground workable and the plants growing. The forecast for October sounds like it may be similar so that should give us another 30 days of good gardening weather before we get serious about “putting the garden to bed.”

"Fall Buddha Bowl Recipe," By Kate Towell

Kate Towell shared her fall Buddha Bowl recipe.  Photo courtesy of Kate Towell.

If you are new to the idea of making Buddha Bowls and not sure what they are, the Urban Dictionary defines them as, “a bowl that is packed so full that it has a rounded ‘belly’ appearance on top much like the belly of a Buddha.”

Buddha Bowls are really just a big bowl of super healthy and delicious ingredients. I love them because they are simple to make and highly versatile. The combinations are endless.

“One Church. Two Church. Old Church. New Church.” By Pastor Andrew Yoos

Pastors Drew and Sara Yoos. Photo credit: Drew Yoos.

What do you think of when you hear the word “church?” No really, take a minute and think about it. Now, try to put that stuff away as you hear what’s going on in the North Creek community (and maybe put it away for good). For too long, the “Church” has been in the business of not changing. And as a pastor, I will be the first to confess that even though we may think we are the most friendly bunch out there, open to all; when it comes down to it, we just want you for the numbers.

Eight men arrested in underage sex sting

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, in partnership with the U.S. Marshals Service, arrested eight adult males over the September 24, 2016, weekend in an underage sex sting operation, “Operation Anvil.”

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, in partnership with the U.S. Marshals Service, arrested eight adult males over the September 24th weekend in an underage sex sting operation, “Operation Anvil.”

The men, who range in age from 26 to 60 years-old, all responded to on-line ads placed by undercover detectives posing as a 15 year-old female.