Archive | June, 2011

Everett Police Officer Troy Meade, Not Guilty as a Criminal – Is He Unacceptable as a Cop?

June 30, 2011

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The firing of Troy Meade this week by Everett Police Chief Jim Scharf will most likely not be the last we hear of this case. Today the city hand delivered a letter officially firing officer Troy Meade effective tomorrow, July 1st, for unacceptable misconduct. The letter, signed by Jim Scharf and Sharon DeHaan, (the city’s Director of […]

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Troy Meade Fired By Everett Police Chief Jim Scharf

June 30, 2011

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On his last day as police Chief, Jim Scharf has fired Officer Troy Meade for the shooting of Niles Meservey in June of 2009. Scharf says in the termination letter to Meade that he failed to comply with the Everett Police Department’s policies on the use of force. Meade has been on paid leave while […]

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4th of July Parade in Everett set for 11am, Naval Station Everett Closed to Public but is Accepting Applications for Seafair Cruise August 3rd

June 30, 2011

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While there will be a Navy presence in the downtown Everett 4th of July Parade (11am on Colby), here’s a reminder that Naval Station Everett will not be open to the public this year for the 4th of July. Heightened security levels led to the decision by Naval Officials to cancel the annual Freedom Festival […]

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Why The City of Everett Pays About $1.00 per Gallon Less for Gas Than You Do…

June 30, 2011

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Last night’s Everett City Council meeting provided another lesson on why its good to buy in bulk. The Everett City Council unanimously approved a contract with Associated Petroleum Products for bulk fuel. While the pricing for bulk fuel is variable, the savings over purchasing in the retail market is pretty significant. Currently the city is […]

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Everett Silvertips Release 2011-2012 Schedule

June 29, 2011

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No coach or announcer but we do have a Silvertips Hockey Schedule. The first hockey game of the year will be on the road Friday September 23rd against Portland with the home opener Saturday September 24th against Kelowna. No Everett Silvertips hockey games on Halloween but the Tips will play the day after Thanksgiving. There […]

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Casino Road Futbol Academy A Huge Success

June 29, 2011

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It started pretty informally five years ago as a way to keep kids out of trouble. Now, with nearly 500 kids, the annual Casino Road Futbol Academy is a major event on Everett’s Casino Road. I’ll be the first to admit that when I write about Casino Road it’s usually a story about crime, gangs or […]

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Everett Utility Billing to Enter the Digital Age

June 29, 2011

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The Everett city council is set to vote tonight to approve an agreement between the city and Metavante, a Wisconsin corporation, to offer online bill pay for utility customers. Currently there are only two ways to pay your utility bill in Everett. By mail or in person. This agreement will allow customers to pay online […]

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Services Set for Earl Dutton

June 28, 2011

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A memorial service for longtime Everett resident Earl Dutton will be held next Tuesday, July 5th. The service will be at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 215 W. Mukilteo Blvd. in Everett at 2:00pm. Dutton passed away this weekend at age 82. He was remembered yesterday by Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson, “Earl, who served on many […]

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More Nightly Closures at I-5 and 128th Street Thru Thursday of This Week

June 27, 2011

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The State Department of Transportation has sent out a reminder of more nighttime closures to the off ramps at 128th and I-5 just south of Everett… The following closures are scheduled: Monday, June 27 – Crews will close the southbound I-5 off-ramp to 128th Street SW from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for signal work. […]

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Everett Loses a Champion – Earl Dutton Passes Away at 82

June 27, 2011

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His signature is one of three on my High School diploma from the late 70s. That same signature is on tens of thousands of diplomas from Everett school kids. Sad to report the passing of Earl Dutton over the weekend. As a long time President and Vice President of the Everett School Board in the […]

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Fireworks Go on Sale Tuesday, They’re Illegal in Everett Every Day, Even on July 4th

June 26, 2011

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While fireworks stands will open throughout Snohomish County on Tuesday, you won’t find any within the Everett City limits.  Click the banner above for a list of 4th of July activities in the City of Everett, WA Since 1997, the discharge of any type of fireworks without a permit has been illegal within the Everett city limits.  The […]

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Aquasox Fan Forgets Hat, Gets Creative

June 25, 2011

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When the rain started to fall at Everett Memorial Stadium last night this unidentified fan got creative. By the way the Frogs lost 2 – 0. Photo courtesy Nelson Haukap photography. It’s only fair to share…

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