The December 15th Snohomish County Superior Court hearing was supposed to determine the status of the Mill Creek City Council seat vacated by Sean Kelly. With a partial ruling that may be appealed and a new court challenge, the situation is far from settled.
The College Board recently placed the Everett School District on their 8th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing the number of students taking Advanced Placement classes and increasing the number of students earning a “3” or higher on the Advanced Placement exams.
Community Transit will operate a standard Sunday bus schedule on Monday, December 25th (Christmas Day) and Monday, January 1st (New Year’s Day). There will be no commuter service to downtown Seattle or University of Washington on those days.
After numerous discussions over the past few months, at their December 6th regular meeting, the Mill Creek City Council unanimously chose “Exploration Park” as the new name for the park in the North Point neighborhood.
On Thursday, December 14th, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced the creation of an Aerospace Task Force to secure the design, production, and final assembly of Boeing's new midsize airplane, the “NMA,” and to strengthen the county's aerospace supplier base.
Eighty-four high school students without a legal guardian or a stable place to stay over the winter break received a small dose of holiday cheer this week. Hygiene kits, warm clothing, gift cards and other presents were purchased by employees of Community Transit and the Everett Community Service Office of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) as part of their Giving Tree programs.
Sno-Isle Libraries will ask voters to maintain funding with a ballot measure in April, 2018. The resolution passed by the trustees calls for asking the voters to consider restoring 9 cents to the library district's regular operating levy.
This would be Sno-Isle Libraries first levy increase in eight years.