Archive | September, 2011

Reardon Releases 2012 Budget Proposal for Snohomish County

September 30, 2011

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Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon released his proposed 2012 budget today. Here’s an excerpt… “We have not raised general fund property taxes in the last seven years and this year will be no different,” Reardon said before elected leaders, County Council members, employees and the general public, “and yet our budget is balanced, our reserves […]

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Free Tickets to Everett Fall Home and Gift Show This Weekend

September 30, 2011

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The Everett Fall Home and Gift Show is happening at Comcast Arena in downtown Everett today thru Sunday. Today the show runs from Noon – 6pm, tomorrow from 10am – 6pm and Sunday from 10am – 5pm. If you’re in the mood for home improvement, print out the coupon by clicking on the logo and […]

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State Auditor Says City of Everett Internal Controls Over Payments to Vendors are Inadequate

September 30, 2011

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The Washington State Auditor’s Office recently completed an audit of how the City of Everett handles payments to vendors of some federal grants. The auditor said the city was not making sure that the people it paid money to were not suspended or debarred from doing business from the federal government. Here’s an excerpt from […]

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Everett Police Seek Vehicle in Mobile Home Park Murder

September 29, 2011

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Just got this in from Everett Police… Detective’s are asking the public to keep an eye out for a 2010 Black Jeep Patriot Washington license ABZ7996. The front license plate has been replaced with a U.S. Marine Corp plate. That vehicle is missing from the residence. If anyone see that vehicle they are asked to […]

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Suspicious Death at Everett Senior Mobile Home Park Was Murder

September 29, 2011

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Everett Police have confirmed that a resident of the Mobile Country Club in South Everett yesterday was murdered. Police were called to the park yesterday after a relative coming to visit a homeowner found the woman dead in her trailer. Major Crime detectives spent the day and night gathering evidence. Everett Police Sgt. Robert Goetz […]

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Everett’s Lions Park Adds Features For Visually Impaired

September 29, 2011

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The city of Everett Parks Department says recent improvements will make Lions Park in South Everett the park of choice for the visually impaired. Yesterday the Everett City Council got a sneak peek at two new features at Lions Park. The first is an audio wayfinding system which allows visually impaired people to download directions […]

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Everett Police Honored For Cooperation and Information Sharing

September 28, 2011

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At this afternoon’s Everett City Council meeting, Everett Police Chief Kathy Atwood accepted an award from the Western States Information Networks as Department of the Year. Mr. John Martin, the regional law enforcement coordinator for the WSIN, explained to the City Council that Everett PD has led the way above more than 100 other law […]

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Everett Police Investigating Suspicious Death at Senior Mobile Home Park – – Update 7:15pm Police Still Processing Scene, No New Info

September 28, 2011

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The Everett Police Dept. Major Crime Squad was called out to the Mobile Country Club at 1415 84th street SE shortly after 11:30 this morning. According to Everett Police Sgt. Robert Goetz, an elderly woman’s relatives went to visit her today at her trailer. Upon entering they found the woman deceased and called 9-1-1. Patrol […]

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USS Ingraham Leaves Everett For Six Month Deployment

September 27, 2011

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The guided missile frigate USS Ingraham left Naval Station Everett yesterday for a six month deployment in the Caribbean and Latin America. Naval Station Everett Public Affairs Officer Kristin Ching says the 200 member crew is led by commander Kristin Stengel and will be assigned to the U.S. Southern Command. A portion of their time […]

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A Little Late, but 787 Leaves Paine Field for Japan

September 27, 2011

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It was about half an hour late but the 1st 787 to be delivered to All Nippon Airways is up and in the air. I took these photos from the exclusive My Everett News Mobile Broadcast Platform (a 2002 Ford Explorer) parked at the north end of the runway across SR 526. The plane taxied […]

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Watch First 787 Fly Away From Everett This Morning

September 27, 2011

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The first 787 to be delivered to launch customer All Nippon Airways is set to take off from Paine Field Everett this morning at 6:30am. You can see the first flight by clicking here. The question now becomes, when will the 787 program become profitable? Dominic Gates has a story in The Seattle Times this […]

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Everett Area AM/PM Gas Stations to Begin Accepting Credit Cards

September 26, 2011

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For years AM/PM convenience stores prided themselves on having lower gas prices than their competitors by never accepting credit cards. Recently AM/PM stations in the Everett area began changing their signage to show two different price points. One for cash and another for credit cards. There is a price difference of 10 cents per gallon […]

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