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Forever home cat of the week - Libby

Please adopt Libby! Libby is a darling sweet, outwardly affectionate little old lady cat. Found starving at a feral feeding station, Libby looks to have survived for years on her own outdoors. She was living with badly abscessed teeth and old healed-over leg fractures.

With input from our friends at the Community Cat Coalition, each week we will be featuring a cat that needs a loving home.

Please adopt Libby! Libby is a darling sweet, outwardly affectionate little old lady cat. Found starving at a feral feeding station, Libby looks to have survived for years on her own outdoors. She was living with badly abscessed teeth and old healed-over leg fractures.

Northwest Reads from University Book Store: "Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can't Or Won't Show You," by Harriet Baskas

Most historians, writes Baskas, want to preserve history as reality, not just the pleasant parts, but sometimes consideration must be made to those affected by events especially when history is not so ancient.

History, they say, is written by the winners. But when it comes to the history on display in our museums, sometimes what we see has more to do with space, budgeting, legal issues, or the fragility of artifacts than the fact that an artifact survives.

Ian McFeron live at Flights Pub in Everett

Ian McFeron will be performing at Flights Pub in Everett on Friday January 17, 2014 at 8:00pm. McFeron tours in support of his new album “Time Will Take You," recorded in Nashville and produced by Grammy nominated Doug Lancio.

Seattle-based Ian McFeron will be performing at Flights Pub in Everett on Friday January 17, 2014 at 8:00pm. McFeron tours in support of his new album Time Will Take You," recorded in Nashville and produced by Grammy nominated Doug Lancio. McFeron is joined on stage by longtime friends and musical accompanists Alisa Milner on fiddle, cello, and harmony vocals, Norman Baker on bass and harmony vocals, and Mark Bateman on drums.

Meditation 101 – Six Tips to Start a Meditation Practice

For years “meditate” was on the top of my New Year’s intentions list. I would go into the new year full of fire and start a practice whole heartedly but somewhere over the course of the year the commitment would fade.

For years “meditate” was on the top of my New Year’s intentions list. I would go into the new year full of fire and start a practice whole heartedly but somewhere over the course of the year the commitment would fade. I knew meditation was good for me and that it could do wonders for my mind, body, and spirit. And, although I deeply desired having a daily meditation practice and read countless books on how to meditate, it took me years of having an on again off again practice to fully incorporate meditation into my daily routine.

“Self-Composed” presented by the Edmonds Driftwood Players

The Edmonds Driftwood Players present “Self-Composed,” an award nominated play by a young Bellingham author, Lyssandra Norton. The play runs one weekend only, January 16-19, 2014.

The Edmonds Driftwood Players present Self-Composed,” an award nominated play by a young Bellingham author, Lyssandra Norton. The play runs one weekend only, January 16-19, 2014.

The teen-age years are tough, no doubt about it, even for the most well-adjusted.  Add a difficult home life and you’ve got a full-blown existential crisis.  This is the topic of a new play being featured by The Edmonds Driftwood Players as part of their annual Spotlight on Local Playwrights. 

Elle’s Angels brighten the holidays for breast cancer survivors

Elle Marie Hair Studio raised over $6,000 for breast cancer survivors during their "Pink Hair 2 Save a Pair" fundraiser. The efforts were organized by the Elle’s Angels Foundation, which was created by the salon to raise money for local charities.

Christmas came early for a handful of deserving breast cancer survivors as Elle Marie Hair Studio recently distributed funds from their Pink Hair 2 Save a Pair fundraiser. The efforts were organized under the umbrella of the Elle’s Angels Foundation, which was created by the salon to raise money for local charities. Money was raised during the months of October and November as, for the 7th year in a row, the public was invited to have a pink hair extension applied for a $10 donation.

Where to celebrate New Year's Eve 2013 in the Mill Creek area

With New Year's Eve just a few days away we've compiled a list of local venues that have a special menu and/or entertainment planned for the evening of Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

With New Year's Eve just a few days away we've compiled a list of local venues that have a special menu and/or entertainment planned for the evening of Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

We've included links to their websites to make it easy for you to plan your evening and make a reservation.  We'll keep the list updated as we find more venues.

Mill Creek Women's Club 2013 Auction raises large donation for YWCA Pathways for Women

Representatives from the YWCA were presented with a check for $31,634.00 from members of the Mill Creek Women's Club at their Christmas luncheon on December 18, 2013.

Representatives from the YWCA were presented with a check for $31,634.00 from members of the Mill Creek Women's Club at their Christmas luncheon on December 18, 2013.

The YWCA representatives who attended the luncheon were: Senior Regional Director of Snohomish County - Mary Anne Dillon-Bryant and Regional Community Affairs Coordinator - Luanne Kunz.

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