Archive | January, 2011

End of an Era…Kimberly-Clark to close or sell Everett’s Last Pulp Mill

January 25, 2011

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Pulp and Tissue Restructuring The company has initiated a pulp and tissue restructuring in order to exit its remaining integrated pulp manufacturing operations and improve the underlying profitability and return on invested capital of its consumer tissue and K-C Professional businesses. The restructuring is expected to be completed by the end of 2012 and will […]

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At least the Sheriff has a sense of humor…

January 25, 2011

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Had to chuckle as I was in traffic in Everett today and looked over to the lane next to me and there was a plain unmarked black cop car. I could tell it was a sheriff’s car as even though it had tinted windows it also had antennas, a cage between the rear and front […]

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Thumbs up for Everett

January 24, 2011

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I was at a meeting about hazards in Everett today when the speaker mentioned that when you look at a street map of Everett it resembles a thumb. He’s right. He’s also right when he mentioned that in the case of emergency you’d better be able to take care of yourself and your own family […]

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Need a job in Everett?

January 24, 2011

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There’s a new website that lists jobs in Everett. Click here to check it out. It’s run by the Direct Employers Association and is giving fits to Monster and Career Builder as it uses a new top level domain, .jobs (as opposed to .com or .org). So let’s say you’re looking for a job as […]

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Is the car wash mascot afraid of getting wet?

January 22, 2011

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No, it’s not afraid of the rain, this 2 ton bronze sculpture of a Grizzly Bear by Lorenzo E. Ghiglieri is waiting for workers to finish a rockery around its base. The Brown Bear Car Wash has been a fixture in Everett at 36th andBroadway for years. The Grizzly was commissioned by the Odermat family […]

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People against commercial flights at Paine Field meet Sunday.

January 21, 2011

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Save Our Communities is having their annual meeting this Sunday. Here’s the lowdown… Dear Friends, We’re excited to announce our annual meeting and election of officers for the coming year. We spent the past year creating media tools and strategies for our community to respond to the FAA in case they determine that expanding Paine […]

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