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Forever Home Cat of the Week - Heidi

The local Community Service Officer contacted a Community Cat Coalition member and Heidi became a foster for Cat Tales Rescue until she finds a permanent home. This beautiful blue cream tortie never wants to be abandoned again.

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

Heidi arrived on a woman's porch very thin, hungry and wanting inside. The woman fed her but could not keep her.

The local Community Service Officer contacted a Community Cat Coalition member and Heidi became a foster for Cat Tales Rescue until she finds a permanent home. This beautiful blue cream tortie never wants to be abandoned again.

Holtzclaw seeks Mill Creek City Council seat

Brian Holtzclaw, a 10-year Mill Creek resident, believes he can help solve our city's challenges through careful fiscal planning and cost control instead of increasing taxes.

From a Holtzclaw campaign news release.

Brian Holtzclaw, a 10-year Mill Creek resident, believes he can help solve our city's challenges through careful fiscal planning and cost control instead of increasing taxes.

Holtzclaw is a native Washingtonian.  He attended Whitman College in Walla Walla and graduated from University of Puget Sound School of Law. He has been a licensed attorney for almost 20 years.

His wife, Amy and their two boys live in the Brighton subdivision. They are active in Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Mill Creek Little League.

Technology Student Association awards for Jackson High School students and staff

The Technology Student Association (TSA) elects two national officers from Washington State, both from Jackson High School.

The Technology Student Association (TSA) elects two national officers from Washington State, both from Jackson High School.

Twenty students from the Henry M. Jackson High School Technology Student Association (TSA) and their advisors returned from the 35th Annual TSA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida on July 3 bearing significant honors.

“We had many great accomplishments that have reached far beyond our past successes,” said Rick Wigre, TSA Advisor and recipient of the 2012-13 Advisor of the Year Award for Washington State.

Mill Creek’s Hearing Examiner grants binding site plan for Polygon Northwest’s East Gateway Urban Village development

Polygon Northwest continues to make progress on their East Gateway Urban Village multi-used development.

On July 9, 2013, Kimberly Allen, Mill Creek’s Hearing Examiner, granted a binding site plan for the development because, “With conditions, the proposed Binding Site Plan would be consistent with the City Code, Comprehensive Plan, and other City policies, goals, and objectives.”

Allen’s 75-page decision includes a total of 73 detailed conditions to which Polygon Northwest must conform during the development. These conditions include:

The City Manager's Desk: Strategic Planning

Ken Armstrong, Mill Creek City Manager, discusses Mill Creek’s strategic planning process. This article is being reproduced at no charge as a public service.

In the last issue of the Mill Creek View, I indicated that subsequent columns would deal with topical and relevant issues.  The subject of the first article is “strategic planning.” 

There has already been a lot written in the Mill Creek View about the City’s Strategic Plan.  Despite that, many people still do not know what strategic planning is, or why it is important for the City to undergo a strategic planning process. 

Long-time Mill Creek resident Jim Clarke co-founds Edmonds investment firm

Jim Clarke, Arne Domas, and Dave Mitchell, Northwest natives and who prefer a view of the Olympics to an urban skyline, found Olympic Investment Group on the Edmonds waterfront.

Edmonds’ Railroad Avenue is a long way from New York’s Wall Street both in distance and style. That’s why Jim Clarke, Arne Domas, and Dave Mitchell – Northwest natives and who prefer a view of the Olympics to an urban skyline - located Olympic Investment Group, a full-service financial services firm, on the Edmonds waterfront. “The beautiful surroundings and quiet, peaceful community of Edmonds is the opposite of the hectic, aggressive atmosphere of Wall Street,” says Clarke, former Vice President at D.A. Davidson & Co. in Edmonds.

A cool drink on a warm day with choice of local microbrews and wine at the 2013 Mill Creek Festival

Our good friends at Washington Wine & Beverage Company are once again supplying the Mill Creek Festival Beer and Wine Garden with some handcrafted local brews served frosty cold, along with some great choices for those who prefer to sip a glass a wine.

Our good friends at Washington Wine & Beverage Company are once again supplying the Mill Creek Festival Beer and Wine Garden with some handcrafted local brews served frosty cold, along with some great choices for those who prefer to sip a glass a wine.

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