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August 16, 2017

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Everett Police Looking For Audi A3 That Destroyed Everett Sign

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This is apparently the rear bumper of an Audi A3.

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This is a hit and run with a damage estimate of $20k

Earlier this week we told you that the Everett sign on north Broadway just south of the Snohomish River was destroyed by a car and the bumper left at the scene.

Everett Police tell MyEverettNews.com based on the bumper and pieces left behind, the vehicle is a silver 2005-2007 Audi A3.

We first reported it was a front bumper but we were wrong. It was the rear bumper and because of that there was no license plate attached as it is mounted on the lift gate on this model. Everett Police think someone may has seen this car over the last couple of days.

While the rear bumper was ripped off and left at the scene, the front of the vehicle may be damaged as well. Anyone with information about this vehicle is asked to submit an online tip on the Everett Police website or call the tip line at 425-257-8450.

The City of Everett says the damage to the sign is around $20,000.00 so they’d really like to find the responsible party.


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August 16, 2017

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Final Everett Election Results In, Voter Turnout Just 24%

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Remember the old saying, If you didn’t vote you can’t complain…

The Snohomish County Auditor yesterday certified the results of the Primary Election.

County-wide the turnout was just 24% of registered voters. Here are the results from the Everett races with the names in bold moving to the General Election in November. All Everett offices non-partisan.

City of Everett Mayor
Cassie Franklin   4,233   31.62%
Shean Nasin   1,284   9.59%
Judy Tuohy   3,947   29.48%
Brian Sullivan 3,884 29.01%
Write-In 40 0.30%
Total 13,388 100.00%

Everett City Council Position 1
Leland (Lee) Dart 3,335 25.77%
Justin Murta 2,296 17.74%
Paul Roberts 7,246 55.98%
Write-In 66 0.51%
Total 12,943 100.00%

Everett City Council Position 2
Alex Lark 5,272 40.87%
Jeff Moore 6,394 49.57%
Jordan Marsh 1,161 9.00%
Write-In 72 0.56%
Total 12,899 100.00%

Everett City Council Position 3
Jonathan C. Peebles 1,882 14.63%
Jennifer A. Hesse 3,127 24.31%
Scott D. Murphy 7,770 60.40%
Write-In 86 0.67%
Total 12,865 100.00%

On the fall ballot Everett voters will also choose candidates for Municipal Court Judge, Everett School Board and Everett Port Commission.

Ballots for the November 7th General Election will be mailed October 18th.


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August 16, 2017

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Tall Ship Lady Washington At Port Of Everett

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Photo: Lady Washington under sail at sea. Photo by Bob Harbison.

The Tall Ship Lady Washington is making her yearly call on the Port of Everett today and tomorrow. The ship will be moored at the south guest dock next to Anthony’s restaurant. Here’s the public tour and sailing schedule.

August 16 (Wednesday)
Vessel Tours: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ($5 donation)
Evening Sail: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ($42-$49)
August 17 (Thursday)
Vessel Tours: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ($5 donation)
Evening Sail: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ($42-$49)
August 18 (Friday)
Passage: Everett to Edmonds Est. Trip Time: 4 hours ($79)

Lady Washington the official tall ship of Washington State offers unforgettable, family-oriented Adventure Sails featuring demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, and maritime storytelling. A ticket is required for all passengers, including babies. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Call 1-800-200-5239 for tickets or information or click here to buy a ticket for one of the sailings.


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August 15, 2017

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Cooley Named As New Director Of Everett Library

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Cooley is coming all the way from Baltimore to take the position in Everett.

After interviewing four candidates the Everett Public Library has named Abigail Cooley as new director. Here’s a bit more information…

The Everett Public Library Board of Trustees has selected Abigail (Abby) Cooley as the next director of the Everett Public Library. Cooley will start Nov. 1, 2017, taking over the leadership role from Eileen Simmons, who is retiring after nearly 20 years with the library system.

The City and Board of Trustees conducted a national search for Simmons’ replacement, culminating in a public meet-and-greet with the four finalists last week. After conducting candidate interviews and reviewing feedback from staff, the library leadership team, City Council, and the community, the board deliberated and ultimately selected Cooley.

Board President Rich White thanked the community and library staff for participating in the search process. “We look forward to the continued growth of library services under Abby’s leadership in the months and years ahead,” he said.

Cooley is currently the library manager at Baltimore County Public Library’s (BCPL) Reisterstown and Hereford branches; the BCPL system serves more than 800,000 residents. She began her public library career at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Md., as assistant manager of the Sights and Sounds Department, and later served as manager of the periodicals department.

“I’m excited to begin working with the Everett Public Library Board, staff, and community partners and explore new and emerging library needs and find innovative solutions that keep our libraries relevant and effective to the Everett community,” said Cooley. “It’s clear that the library and community are both strong and I look forward to becoming a part of them. I can’t wait to experience all that Everett has to offer.”

The library director manages the day-to-day operations of the library, develops the strategic plan, cultivates supplemental funding sources and interacts with a diverse community of patrons, educators, authors and community service organizations.

The library director reports to the Library Board of Trustees, which is empowered to select, evaluate and remove the director. More information about the position is available on the City’s website: www.everettwa.gov/librarydirector.

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August 15, 2017

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Sponsored Post – Washington Virtual Academy Gives Family Time For Theatre

The following content is provided by MyEverettNews.com sponsor K12 in Washington. By Savannah Norton Washington Virtual Academy (WAVA) fifth grader Kariya Lacy and her second grade sister Seyler starred in a local production of The Sound of Music. Kariya played Louisa, Seyler played Brigita, and their preschool-aged sister Adney even played Gretel! Kariya and Seyler […]

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August 14, 2017

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Smash And Grab Burglary Update – Guns In One Store, Jewelry In Another

The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is joining in the investigation of a smash and grab burglary at Pawn Fathers in the 6400 block of Evergreen Way early Saturday morning. Everett Police spokesman Aaron Snell tells MyEverettNews.com that more than 30 firearms were taken including handguns and rifles. The burglary was well planned […]

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