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Julie Muhlstein

Julie Muhlstein

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March 6, 2015

Survey hopes to discern issues important to seniors, disabled

I hop in my car. I drive to the supermarket. I go out for long walks.Those are things I just do, with barely a thought. They are also my answers to some questions Snohomish County hopes people, especially older adults and those with disabilities, will answer.“How do you get the food you eat?”“How do you get where you need to go?”“Are you able to get around in your neighborhood without a car?”

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March 4, 2015

Former EvCC director keeps an eye on women's rights

Joan Tucker is a painter now, a painter and a poet. At 72, she is leaving the battles of her earlier years to younger people.

That doesn't mean she has given up the mantle of feminism. Nor does it mean Tucker has forgotten heady times in the 1980s when she was director of the Women's Center at Everett Community College.

"I gave up doing the activism. Younger people are perfectly capable," said Tucker, who now...

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February 27, 2015

No more dawdling: A decision on Paine Field flights is needed

A sermon I heard at church Sunday was shaped around “Groundhog Day.” You know the movie, with TV weatherman Bill Murray waking up each morning to the same old day. I’ve had that plot in mind lately, not for any spiritual reason, but because of a hot issue in Snohomish County.It’s “Groundhog Day” I think of while reading — yet again — about the possibility of commercial air service at Paine Field.

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