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Vic­tim Sup­port Ser­vices, a lo­cal non­profit that pro­vides as­sis­tance to vic­tims of crime and their fam­i­lies, is seek­ing vol­un­teer ad­vo­cates. The vol­un­teers would an­swer calls to hot­lines from home on evenings and week­ends. A re­quired train­ing starts Sept. 10 and re­quires two week­ends. More info: julie@ vic­tim­sup­port­ser­, 425-252-6081.

Car names: Do you name your car? Street Smarts is plan­ning a roundup of the most mem­o­rable and cre­ative car names, and there’s still time to get in your sub­mis­sion. Send us your name, your home­town, the year, make and model of your car, its name and how it got its name to streets­marts@her­ald­

Dog park up­date: The city of Lyn­nwood con­tin­ues to plan for its first off-leash dog park. The lo­ca­tion is the north­west cor­ner of Lyn­ndale Park along Olympic View Drive. The City Coun­cil now has to re­view a pro­posed con­struc­tion bud­get of about $50,000. The plan calls for a .6-acre space, 9 park­ing stalls,

benches, a wa­ter sta­tion, a kiosk built by an Ea­gle Scout can­di­date and agility equip­ment. Con­struc­tion is ex­pected to take six months. The money for the project is com­ing from real es­tate taxes, city doc­u­ments show. Lyn­nwood has been con­sid­er­ing a park of this kind to pro­vide a “highly de­manded ser­vice” for more than a decade, doc­u­ments show.

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