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July 27, 2021

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Discounts Being Applied At Walter Hall Due To Damaged Greens

Almost every green at the course is affected.

Golfers on Tuesday said the greens were “terrible”

Heard from some golfers over the weekend that the greens at Walter Hall golf course in Everett, WA were in “terrible shape” and the course was offering discounts to try and make up for the poor condition. We reached out to the City of Everett for an explanation and received the following email from Kimberley Cline, Director of Communications for the city.

The greens at Walter Hall are not satisfactory at this time. The damage affects most of the greens to varying degrees. We don’t yet know the cost of the damage, or how long it will need to repair; we’re actively working on a solution and more information will be available soon. And yes – as your golfer friend shared, we’re discounting the greens fees at Walter Hall due to the current condition of the greens. Legion Memorial Golf Course has not had the same issue.

We’ll let you when we find out what happened, what the costs will be and who will cover those costs.



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July 27, 2021

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Vaccinated Or Not – Masks Now Required At Everett Library Branches

Both the main Everett Library and the south Everett branch on Evergreen Way are now requiring everyone to wear a mask while visiting. Here’s a message posted by Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin on Facebook Monday announcing the decision.

Masks are back at Everett libraries.

(Starting tomorrow) patrons to the Everett Public Library will be required to wear a mask, regardless of their vaccination status. Throughout this pandemic we have been working in close partnership with Snohomish County DEM and the Snohomish Health District to do what we can to keep this community safe. To fight climbing cases, our Health Officer is now urging residents to mask up in public indoor spaces to further reduce risk. Our goal is to protect the health of ALL library patrons, especially those who are more vulnerable to COVID-19, those who due to a medical reason are unable to be vaccinated, and young children who are not yet eligible for the vaccine. We want the library to be a safe space for all. We will have masks available if you need one. If you do not wish to wear a mask, you can still access library resources through our curbside service: epls.org/363/Curbside-Pickup
If you haven’t yet been vaccinated, please do so. According to the Snohomish Health District, many areas of Everett have not yet reached a 60% vaccination rate. Getting the vaccine helps protect you from hospitalization and death from COVID-19, and your vaccination helps protect your loved ones, and our community.
Be safe. Be well.



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July 26, 2021

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Pedestrian Upgrades Coming To Airport Road In South Everett

Snohomish County Public Works has announced plans to upgrade access for pedestrians on Airport Road near Paine Field in south Everett next month.

Image provided by Snohomish County Public Works.

Snohomish County will install Accessible Pedestrian Signal (APS) devices and improve six pedestrian ramps along Airport Rd at the intersections of 100th St SW and 94th St SW in Everett. Upgraded ramps feature detectable warning surfaces and APS pushbuttons which trigger audio cues alerting visually impaired pedestrians to begin crossing the intersection.

Traffic impacts will be minimal and last approximately 10 days:

Beginning in mid-August, crews will work Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be single lane closures during construction, but two-way traffic will be functioning during and after construction hours.

Bus stops at project locations may be temporarily relocated within a close distance from normal stops. This affects Everett Transit northbound and southbound stops, one TransWest shuttle stop, and Swift northbound and southbound stops. Access to the Swift card reader for pedestrians will be maintained throughout the project.
Pedestrian access to crosswalks will be available throughout construction.
For more information, visit the project website.



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July 25, 2021

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Update – Twenty + Shots Fired In Downtown Everett Gun Battle Saturday Night – No People Hit


Editor’s Update 10:00 AM Sunday:

A shell casing on the ground Sunday morning mid-block on Rockefeller.

A bullet hole and damaged brick looking south from mid-block on Rockefeller.

MyEverettNews.com spoke with Everett Police this morning who tell us there were no known injuries but they have recovered more than twenty shell casings after shots were exchanged in the 2800 block of Rockefeller Saturday night.
Everett Police Spokesman Kerby Duncan tells us the investigation is ongoing but the initial report was that two people walked past another near the corner of Hewitt and Rockefeller Saturday night shortly after 10:30 PM. One of the two people made a comment about the jewelry a man was wearing and words were exchanged. The two people continued north on Rockefeller when at least one of them turned and fired shots at the person near the corner. That person took out a gun and fired back at the two people down the block. The two reportedly then took off running. Arriving officers impounded a gun from the first man and collected over twenty shell casings on Rockefeller between Hewitt and California. Again no people were hit and officers continue to investigate.

Initial report 1:00 AM Sunday 07/25/2021:

Officers work near the corner of Hewitt and Rockefeller.

Officers collect shell casings near a doorway on Rockefeller.

Shortly after 10:30 PM Saturday night Everett Police responded to multiple reports of shots fired in downtown Everett.

Bullet casings were recovered from the northwest corner of Hewitt and Rockefeller as well as the area mid-block of 2800 Rockefeller.

No one was reported injured at the time of this writing and patrol officers were collecting evidence and talking to witnesses.

We’ll update with more information as it becomes available Sunday morning.



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July 24, 2021

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No Injuries As Theft Victim Reportedly Fires Shots Near Entrance To Everett Mall

Around 3:30 Saturday afternoon Everett Police were called to the Everett Mall on a report of shots fired. Arriving officers found one person who told them he had fired the shots. No one was hit but Everett Police recovered three shell casings outside the front entrance to Everett Mall and impounded a gun belonging to […]

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July 24, 2021

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Everett Firefighters Responding To Multiple Brush Fire Calls Daily

So far no major damage has been caused by any of the multiple brush fire calls that crews from the fire department in Everett, Washington have been responding to on a daily basis recently. From brush under the freeway to bark in flowerbeds to unattended fires at encampments fire crews have been able to keep […]

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