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New tuition-free Construction Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program now enrolling students

Edmonds College is partnering with the City of Lynnwood, Sound Transit, and several other partners to fill a critical labor shortage and to provide skills training to our local community members. This fall, a new tuition-free Construction Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program will be available to local residents.

Edmonds College is partnering with the City of Lynnwood, Sound Transit, and several other partners to fill a critical labor shortage and to provide skills training to our local community members.

This fall, a new tuition-free Construction Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program will be available to local residents.

Ridership on Snohomish County UW-bound buses doubles on the first day of classes

On Wednesday, September 29th, the first day of school at the University of Washington, there were twice as many riders taking the bus from Snohomish County as there were the day before.  Next week, those riders will be making a new bus-to-light rail connection after the Northgate Link extension opens this weekend.

On Wednesday, September 29th, the first day of school at the University of Washington, there were twice as many riders taking the bus from Snohomish County as there were the day before.

Next week, those riders will be making a new bus-to-light rail connection after the Northgate Link extension opens this weekend.

State of Washington requests federal resources to support hospital surge efforts

Washington hospitals and health care workers are under tremendous strain as a result of staffing shortages and increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients. On Monday, September 20th, Washington Secretary of Health Dr. Umair Shah requested medical staff and other resources to support hospitals and long-term care facilities statewide.

Washington hospitals and health care workers are under tremendous strain as a result of staffing shortages and increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients.

On Monday, September 20th, the Washington Secretary of Health requested federal resources to support hospitals and long-term care facilities statewide.

Snohomish County Districting Committee seeks public input on preliminary maps

The Snohomish County Districting Committee has released preliminary draft council district maps based on the 2020 Census data.  They are eager to hear from the public regarding how the draft maps impact communities of related and mutual interest. Maps are designed to serve as a springboard for committee discussion and public input.

The Snohomish County Districting Committee has released preliminary draft council district maps based on the 2020 Census data.

They are eager to hear from the public regarding how the draft maps impact communities of related and mutual interest.

Maps are designed to serve as a springboard for committee discussion and public input.

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