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Tolls approved for I-405; 2-person carpools will have to pay to use HOV lanes during rush hour

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

Starting this fall, it could cost up to $10 to drive in the express toll lanes on I-405 between Lynnwood and Bellevue.
Despite comments from citizens criticizing the plan, the Washington State Transportation Commission (WSTC) approved rates and exemptions for the toll lanes last week. The current HOV lanes will become express toll lanes that even solo drivers can use, and additional express toll lanes will be built from SR 522 to Bellevue.

The toll rates will range from $0.75 to $10, with the WSTC estimating most tolls will cost $4 or less. The rates will vary dynamically based on demand, using a computer program.

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The mania is back! Community invited to Sustainamania event

  • Written by City of Bothell

On Saturday, June 6, City of Bothell Public Works invites the community to the annual Sustainamania event at the Public Works Operations Center (21233 20th Ave SE) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join friends and neighbors for a day of food, music, sustainable resources, touching a truck, wetland tours, chats with experts and much more.

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Summer Youth Heritage Program application period is open

  • Written by Guest

The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation is pleased to announce it is accepting high school student and teacher applications for its fourth annual heritage field school that will take place at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, July 15-18, 2015. Discover Washington: Youth Heritage Project (YHP) will host up to 48 high school students along with eight teachers and mentors. Eligible applicants include all high school age students and school teachers in Washington and Oregon.

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The true cost of taking remedial courses in college

  • Written by Judy Bailey Wegner Marketing Consultant for Brock’s Academy

Studies show that 20 percent to 40 percent of students attending a four year university enrolled in at least one remedial course. Students do not earn graduation credits for remedial courses so the cost of taking remedial courses in college must be added to the cost of earning an undergraduate degree.

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Local summer camp and preschool fair

  • Written by Guest

A summer camp expo and preschool fair featuring the area’s best schools, day and overnight camps will be held on Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Hillside Academy in Duvall. This is a great opportunity for parents to meet instructors, ask questions and register for classes from more than 25 local camps, preschools, private schools and year-round enrichment programs. Admission is free!

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