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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Maskless protest at Central Market is third in a month

Police describe event as 'peaceful'

 

Last updated 12/2/2020 at 1:45pm

Jana Hill

Central Market in Town Center has been the focus of three maskless demonstrations in Mill Creek this fall.

An estimated 100 to 150 protestors stood outside and nearby Central Market in Town Center Sunday in a protest intended to push for a policy change to allow unmasked shoppers, all in the midst of a COVID-19 surge and while businesses struggle with another set of restrictions from Gov. Jay Inslee that are intended to rein in infection rates.

The demonstration was led by a group called the Free Breathers, an anti-mask group that schedules about three to four protests weekly. Sunday Nov. 22, the protest was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and six hours later, the City of Mill Creek posted that the pro...



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