Rep. Rick Larsen at global poverty forum in MLT Aug. 31

The Snohomish County RESULTS group, which is dedicated to addressing global poverty issues, is hosting a Global Poverty Forum with U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. The event will run from 10:30 a.m.-noon. The conversation will center around initiatives that help to end AIDS, tuberculosis…

State extends unemployment safety net to help federal workers impacted by shutdown

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee and Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzi LeVine Thursday announced an emergency rule allowing federal workers working without pay to receive unemployment benefits. Workers can learn how to apply here. The Employment Security Department has posted data about the estimated number of workers impacted by county, including estimates of lost wages by…

Congressman Rick Larsen invites constituents to meeting in Mountlake Terrace Jan. 19

Constituents of 2nd District U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen are invited to join the congressman at a town talk in Mountlake Terrace Saturday, Jan. 19. Topics include the impacts of the partial government shutdown on Washington state and restoring government accountability.  The meeting will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 19 at interim Mountlake Terrace City Hall Council Chambers,…

Partial government shutdown is bad for Washington state, Rep. Rick Larsen says

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, who represents Washington’s 2nd District that includes Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace, issued a statement Saturday regarding the impacts a partial government shutdown will have on Washington state communities. “A partial government shutdown is bad for Washington state,” Larsen said. “The childish games played by President Trump and Republicans in Congress will…

Paine Field TSA hiring event in Lynnwood Nov 7-8

A hiring event for Transportation Security Administration jobs at the Paine Field airport is set for this Wednesday, Nov. 7 and Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Lynnwood WorkSource office. People interested can come in between 2-4 p.m. both days to talk with TSA and get application assistance. The address is 18009 Highway 99 Suite A, …

Reminder: Public hearing Oct. 29 on Paine Field environmental assessment

Citizens can have their say at a public hearing Oct. 29 on the Federal Aviation Administration’s latest environmental assessment that commercial flights proposed by three airlines at Everett’s Paine Field would not have a significant impact on area traffic or noise. The Monday, Oct. 29 public information workshop/public hearing will be at the Lynnwood Convention…