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Tree tags in Mill Creek Town Center share value of trees to the community

Tree tag in the Mill Creek Town Center. Photo courtesy of City of Mill Creek.

Money really does grow on trees! People wandering through the south end of Mill Creek Town Center can now see tags attached to trees featuring dollar signs. The tags are part of an educational effort undertaken by the City of Mill Creek to help the community understand the value that trees and landscaping add to the city.

New opioid data and strategies rolling out in Snohomish County

A recent report issued by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), in collaboration with local partners, highlighted the growing problem of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in Washington. Along with this new report on synthetic opioids, updated data for heroin and opioid-related deaths has been made available by the Snohomish Health District.

A recent report issued by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), in collaboration with local partners, highlighted the growing problem of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in Washington. Along with this new report on synthetic opioids, updated data for heroin and opioid-related deaths has been made available by the Snohomish Health District.

Punctured gas line temporarily closed Village Green Drive

Village Green Drive at 155th Street SE where the natural gas line was punctured. Photo credit: Richard Van Winkle.

A gas line in Mill Creek was inadvertently punctured by a Snohomish County PUD contractor during underground utility construction work on Tuesday, May 16th.

There was no danger to residents. However, Village Green Drive was closed in both directions at the corner of 155th Street SE by Heron Park while the gas line was being repaired.

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