Two communities get temporary reprieve from chip seal nightmare
Last updated 8/31/2017 at Noon
After waiting nearly a year for repairs to be made to the chip seal applied to the streets in their neighborhoods, residents of Wildflower and Mill Creek Village were forced to wait through another weekend while officials completed some last-minute paperwork.
Crews from Snohomish County were finally able to finish the two days of overlay work in the two communities early this week. Young people lined up with bikes, skateboards and scooters to be the first to travel smoothly across the black pavement.
The City Council bowed to pressure from unhappy residents in July when they approved a pl...