Archive | August, 2011

Can You Guess The Summer Olympic Sport Coming to Everett?

August 31, 2011

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Update September 1st: Yes, one of our commenters has correctly revealed the event. In a coincidence, about a half hour later, the daily Everett newspaper spilled the beans and stole the thunder away from the Governor, Comcast Arena and local political leaders by naming the event and providing the dates… We received this interesting invitation […]

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Is Everett a Sick Suburb or is the Damage Limited to Unincorporated Snohomish County?

August 31, 2011

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In this morning’s edition of Crosscut.com, Mark Hinshaw reviews how this area fared in the recent housing bust. It’s not a pretty picture…Regions such as Snohomish County that fell hard for developers’ dreams of remote housing projects are paying a severe price in foreclosures and short sales. The cruel market correction confirms the economic value […]

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Arrest Made in Arson of Everett Floral Shop

August 30, 2011

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Got word a few minutes ago that Everett Police yesterday arrested a 15 year old boy in the fire at Everett Floral on August 6th. Everett Police detectives Mike Atwood and Jim Massingale arrested the boy after talking to witnesses and viewing surveillance video from area businesses. The teen reportedly confessed to burglarizing the business […]

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Suspicious Fire in Abandoned House Started Everett Police-Pit Bull Incident

August 30, 2011

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The call that brought officers to the area of 32nd and Rucker last night began as a fire in an abandoned house at 3212 Rucker. According to Eric Hicks of the Everett Fire Department, they received a call of a fire at about 10 minutes before 11:00pm. Fire crews found a couch on fire in […]

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Everett Police Shoot and Kill Pit Bull After Taser Fails to Stop Attack on Officers

August 30, 2011

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Everett Police say they were forced to shoot and kill a 100 pound pit bull after it attacked officers and an Everett K-9 last night. Everett Police Sgt. Ryan Dalberg tells me police were assisting Everett Firefighters with an investigation into a fire in the 3200 block of Rucker last night shortly before 11:00pm. Dalberg […]

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City of Everett Embracing Social Media

August 29, 2011

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The City of Everett is reaching out beyond the official City of Everett website and is asking people to Friend it on Facebook and follow it on Twitter. City of Everett public information director Kate Reardon says the city has posted more than 8000 documents on its website and also has posted videos on its […]

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Everett City Council Fundraising Update. So Far 3 of 4 Challengers Raising More Than Incumbents

August 28, 2011

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A month ago we checked into the State Public Disclosure Commission Database to see how fundraising was going for the four positions on the ballot for Everett City Council. Here’s an update as of today. Shannon Affholter is still leading all candidates with $14,375.00 in contributions. He’s spent $2,659.68. His opponent in the race for […]

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Economy Claims Another Everett Restaurant – Original Roadhouse Grill on Airport Road

August 27, 2011

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Opened in 2007, the Everett location of the Original Roadhouse Grill recently closed its doors. A letter taped to the front doors of the restaurant provided the following explanation…”The economic conditions of the past two years have resulted in a level of negative sales and negative profits which prohibit us from continuing to operate this […]

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Boeing Sets Date for First Everett Built 787 Dreamliner Delivery to ANA

August 26, 2011

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Contractual Delivery Date – Sept. 25th…Boeing Everett Delivery Celebration – Sept. 26th…Everett city officials “happy dance” from 1st 787 B&O Tax Check – Sometime in the 4th quarter of 2011. Boeing plans on having a big celebration on Monday September 26th to celebrate the official delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner to All Nippon Airways (ANA). […]

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Silver Lake Park Hosts Everett, WA’s Annual Mutt Strut Tomorrow

August 26, 2011

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Free microchip clinic, dog and cat adoptions both part of this year’s Mutt Strut… Everett’s annual celebration of all things K-9 happens tomorrow from 9am – 3pm at Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake. Admission is free and you even get a complimentary dog bandana. Scheduled events include a community dog walk, K-9 competitions, […]

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Owners of Seattle Timberwolves Want to Bring Indoor Football Back to Everett

August 25, 2011

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If a lease can be signed by September 30th with Comcast Arena Everett, the owners of the Seattle Timberwolves would shutter the current team and start a new team in Everett. At today’s meeting of the Everett Public Facilities District, the owners of the Seattle Timberwolves indoor football team made a pitch to bring an […]

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What’s Next For Everett School Board?

August 25, 2011

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A scheduled two-day workshop begins today. Also, will the two candidates for open position #5 face additional scrutiny from voters? The five members of the Everett School Board will get together today for the first time since Tuesday’s altercation when things turned physical. The workshop has been on the board’s agenda for some time. Meanwhile […]

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