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.
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.
From Friday, July 28th, to Sunday, July 30th, there will be extra Washington State Patrol Troopers on the roadway, as well as our aviation unit in the sky, looking for unsafe, speeding, aggressive and impaired motorcyclists.
If you are letting off fireworks at home Chuck Duffy, Washington State Fire Marshall, has some advice, “Personal fireworks require personal responsibility. Always remember to use the three B’s of fireworks safety: Be Prepared, Be Safe, Be Responsible.”
First it was Left-Lane Campers and now the Washington State Patrol will focus on speeders to keep everyone safe. Additional Troopers will be on duty to catch speeders from Friday to Sunday, June 23rd to 25th.
Local representatives from business and industry, educators, and community leaders will discuss next steps to help young people gain work readiness skills needed to fill high-demand jobs at the governor’s summit on career connected learning on Wednesday, May 31st, at 10:00 am.
In April Washington State legislators passed and Governor Jay Inslee signed a law that provides better employment opportunities for recently discharged veterans. Snohomish County Division Manager Joshua Dugan was key in making this change.