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Community Transit and DSHS employees deliver holiday cheer to homeless teens in Everett and Mill Creek

Backpacks were delivered to counselors at four high schools for distribution to homeless students. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

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.

Mill Creek City Council begins to discuss pedestrian crossing issues on 132nd Street SE

132nd Street SE near Thomas Lake Shopping Center. Photo courtesy of Google maps.

The Mill Creek City Council had a brief discussion at their September 12th meeting regarding the public safety issue with pedestrians crossing 132nd Street SE at locations where there are no crosswalks. A number of serious injuries have resulted from related accidents.

Schools are now in session, so take extra care on the roads

Area schools are now in session and drivers should take extra care when in school zones and when passing school buses. Mill Creek Police officers and Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies will be making sure students make it to and from school safely.

Area schools are now in session and drivers should take extra care when in school zones, nearing crosswalks, and passing school buses.

Mill Creek Police officers and Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies will be out in force, making sure students make it to and from school safely. Traffic infractions are extra costly if tickets are issued.

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