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Washington State Patrol to police Sequim Lavender Festival ferry traffic

The Washington State Patrol Homeland Security Division will strictly enforce rules for Washington State Ferry passengers heading to the Sequim Lavender Festival.

The Washington State Patrol Homeland Security Division will strictly enforce rules for Washington State Ferry passengers heading to the Sequim Lavender Festival.

This event held from Friday, July 19th, to Sunday, July 21st, draws thousands to view the lavender fields and there will be an increase in traffic primarily affecting the Seattle to Bainbridge Island and Edmonds to Kingston routes.

Community Transit urges commuters to prepare for the Alaskan Way Viaduct closure

On Friday, January 11, 2019, Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct will permanently close. This sets the stage for potential bus service delays into and out of Seattle. Community Transit anticipates that buses on its routes to downtown Seattle and the University of Washington will be more crowded than usual, and may get delayed in traffic.

At 10:00 pm on Friday, January 11th, Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct permanently closed. This sets the stage for potential bus service delays in and out of Seattle.

Community Transit anticipates that buses on its routes to downtown Seattle and the University of Washington will be more crowded than usual, and may get delayed in traffic.

Strawberry Festival Parade, Pride Parade and Mill Creek Festival highlight Community Transit summer events

Clean air superhero Oxy Gene will lead a Double Tall bus in the Strawberry Festival Parade Saturday, June 16th, in Marysville. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

Clean air superhero Oxy Gene will lead a Double Tall bus in the Strawberry Festival Parade on Saturday, June 16th, in Marysville. On Sunday, June 24th, a Community Transit Double Tall bus will make its way to Seattle Center in the colorful Seattle Pride Parade.

2013 4th of July events

There are a number of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in 2013. Even though the City of Mill Creek doesn’t have a celebration planned, other local Puget Sound cities do.

There are a number of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in 2013. Even though the City of Mill Creek doesn’t have a celebration planned, other local Puget Sound cities do.

Bothell – Bothell holds an annual Freedom Festival to celebrate the Fourth.

  • Pancake Breakfast - 8:30 to 10:30 AM. Downtown Fire Station, 10726 Beardslee Blvd. FREE!
  • Children’s Parade - 11:15 AM. Line up on Main Street at 103rd. For children up to 12 years. No motorized vehicles permitted.
  • Grand Parade - 12 noon. Main Street and Bothell Way (SR 527).

Edmonds – Edmonds has events planned for the day and evening, capped with fireworks.

  • 5K Fun Run/Walk - 10:00 AM
  • Children’s Parade - 11:30 AM
  • Main Parade - 12:00 PM
  • Edmonds Firefighters Waterball Competition
- 2:30 PM (City Park, 3rd Ave. S & Pine)
  • SeaWolves Soccer – Edmonds-Woodway Stadium - 4:00 PM (Edmonds-Woodway High School, 7600 212th St SW) 
  • Food Vendors & Evening Entertainment - 7:30 PM (Civic Stadium, 6th & Bell)
  • Fireworks - 10:00 PM (Civic Stadium, 6th & Bell)