Archive | May, 2011

It’s D-Day for Cascade Financial-Cascade Bank and Opus Bank of California Merger

May 31, 2011

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Cascade Shareholders will meet at Comcast arena today at 3pm Shareholders who did not vote by proxy or phone will meet at 3pm this afternoon at Comcast Arena Everett. It’s 45 cents a share or likely nothing as shareholders vote on whether or not to approve a takeover of Cascade Financial and Cascade Bank by […]

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Are the Everett Silvertips Losing Their Head Coach?

May 31, 2011

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  The rumors continue to swirl about Everett Silvertips head coach Craig Hartsburg leaving the team after just two years to return to the NHL. Hartsburg’s name first came up as the possible head coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He told a Minnesota newspaper that he wasn’t even contacted by the team.  That then faded away but on Friday TSN’s Bob […]

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Crowds Packing Downtown Everett for Cruzin’ to Colby Car Show

May 30, 2011

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  The 12th Annual Cruzin’ to Colby Show ‘N Shine is proving to be quite a success as hundreds of cars and thousands of people are packing into downtown Everett to views cars, trucks and other vehicles of every size, shape and style. The show is free and runs until 4 o’clock this afternoon. You […]

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Everett Memorial Day Events and Items of Note for Memorial Day in Everett, WA

May 30, 2011

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image from www.thesandiegocoast.com It is Memorial Day and there’s a lot going on in Everett. First, a reminder that the American Flag should be brought to half mast until 12:00 noon when it returns to full peak for the remainder of the day. Here are some events in Everett today. Cypress Lawn cemetery, near the Everett […]

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12th Annual Cruzin’ to Colby Event…Controlled Cruise Today, Show ‘N Shine Tomorrow in Downtown Everett, WA

May 29, 2011

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  It’s time again for the 12th Annual Cruzin’ to Colby. Put on by the Seattle Rod-Tiques this annual Memorial Day event draws thousands to downtown Everett. It all kicks off this afternoon at 1:00pm with a controlled cruise up and down Colby Avenue. You do have to pre-register for the cruise and can’t just show up […]

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Trestle Shooting Update- Not a Major Crime

May 28, 2011

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I spoke with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office a short time ago and was told that the man claiming to have been shot under the Hewitt Avenue Trestle early this morning was not being very cooperative. He showed up at the hospital in Everett around 10:00am with a gun shot wound to his foot. The […]

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Another Everett Area Shooting, This Time Under Hewitt Ave. Trestle

May 28, 2011

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Sheriff’s deputies look for evidence after a man reported being shot under the Hewitt Avenue trestle Not a lot of information but apparently the Snohomish County Sheriff’s office is looking into reports of a man shot underneath the Hewitt Avenue trestle early Saturday morning. The victim showed up at Providence Hospital suffering from a gunshot […]

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Seattle International Film Festival a Hit in Everett, WA Run Continues thru Thursday

May 28, 2011

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Crowds continue to grow for the Everett portion of the Seattle International Film Festival, more commonly known as SIFF. The showings continue in Everett at the Everett Performing Arts Center thru Thursday. Here’s the schedule of remaining Everett showings… Saturday: “A Thousand Times Stronger,” 1 p.m.; “Kinshasa Symphony,” 3:30 p.m., “The Bengali Detective,” 6 p.m., […]

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Another Local Bank Fails – First Heritage Bank Closed by Regulators

May 27, 2011

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Another local bank is gone as First Heritage Bank has been closed and as of Tuesday will become part of Tacoma’s Columbia State Bank. Here’s the official word… First Heritage Bank, Snohomish, Washington, was closed today by the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To […]

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Memorial Day in Everett, WA Much More Than Just Another Holiday…

May 27, 2011

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Commander Daniel Limberg took a few minutes out of his busy day this morning to address the Downtown Everett Action Committee on the impact of Memorial Day on the sailors and their families at Naval Station Everett. As Executive Officer of the base known throughout the Navy as “The Sailors Choice”, LimbergĀ takes the guidance provided […]

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Comcast Arena Everett Posts Big Losses for April, Hopes to Bounce Back This Summer

May 26, 2011

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 Just got back from the monthly Everett Public Facilities District Board Meeting. They’re the people who own Comcast Arena in downtown Everett. (no the City of Everett does not own the arena, the PFD does). It was a bleak financial report for April as the Arena lost more than $80,000.00.  There were a couple of […]

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Everett Makes Case to Stay in 2nd Congressional District

May 26, 2011

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  Members of the Washington State Redistricting Commission came to Everett Community College last night to hear suggestions on how to re-draw both the Congressional districts as well as State Legislative districts. 13 people addressed the commission in person with another dozen or so participating online. Among them, Pat McClain from the city of Everett […]

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