Community Transit will begin repainting the stations for its popular Swift Blue Line on June 11. Painting crews will close two southbound stations at a time, beginning in Everett and working their way south on Hwy. 99.
After four drowning deaths in Snohomish County backcounty rivers so far this year, the Sheriff's Office warns even strong swimmers that swift currents, hidden snags/drop-offs, and cold water-temperatures make for dangerous conditions.
On Wednesday, May 23rd, Mill Creek Hearing Examiner Phil Olbrechts gave the go ahead for Canyon Creek Church to apply for permits to demolish their existing building next to Cougar Park and the Brighton neighborhood and build a larger, 24,000 square foot facility at the same location.
Community Transit bus driver Ray Harnisch was honored on Thursday, May 24th, for reaching three million miles on the road without a preventable accident. He is only the second driver in the agency’s 41-year history to reach this milestone.
On Wednesday, May 23rd, emergency dispatchers for Snohomish County’s 47 police and fire agencies started operating together at one location, a move that has already helped improve service and save tax dollars.