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Articles from the July 3, 2019 edition

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 By Dan Aznoff    News    July 3, 2019

Can art really make Mill Creek an even more desirable place to live?

City governments can spend taxpayer money in a variety of ways. Members of the Mill Creek City Council heard two diametrically different options on ways to spend taxpayer dollars to improve their...

 

Bus ride and board meeting highlight first days on the job

Dr. Ian B. Saltzman wasted no time meeting the people and reviewing the sites he will oversee as the 25th superintendent of Everett Public Schools. The district’s top administrator spent his first...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    Features    July 3, 2019

Personal link between the city and the Navy’s newest destroyer

Both of the Mill Creek councilmembers who accepted an invitation to visit the newest ship in the Navy homeport in Everett came away from their tour with a pledge to reach out to the young sailors...

 

Ursus americanus visits the NW Stream Center

An honored guest dropped in to pay a visit to the NW Stream Center last week. And his appearance created quite a stir among both visitors and staff. Ironically, the young black bear paid his respects...

 

Back by popular demand: Pianos on Main Street

Art is hands-on with these unique street installations. Visitors are invited to make and enjoy music with custom designed pianos donated by Mill Creek residents and transformed by local high school...

 
 By Mike Gold    General    July 3, 2019

Stephen Hawking: A brief history of time

We lost one of the most brilliant minds last year. Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76. This genius spent his entire academic career trying to explain the universe: Why it is, where it came from, what is its future? Hawking was, until recent...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 3, 2019

A modern life in airplane mode

A quarter of my life has passed without my father being around to hear about it. I used to enjoy calling him on Saturday nights, catching him up and just chatting about whatever, and for months after his death in 2003, I’d sometimes find myself...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    News    July 3, 2019

Threat of trade wars with China helped secure lower rates

Residents of Mill Creek will pay more in property taxes next year to pay for the work needed to repair major failures in the city’ underground stormwater system. But the bills will not be as high as earlier predicted as a direct result of President...

 

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