Archive | August, 2011

Everett Silvertips Hockey Training Camp Starts Today

August 25, 2011

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The ice is down and 70 players have checked in to start the 9th season for the Everett Silvertips. This is the first camp under new head hockey coach Mark Ferner. Players will undergo three days of rigorous on-ice sessions leading up to the annual “Green & Grey” intrasquad scrimmage game, which is set for […]

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Everett’s Newest Firefighters Come With Experience

August 24, 2011

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At today’s Everett City Council meeting, Everett Fire Chief Murray Gordon introduced the city’s newest firefighters. Gordon tells me the four were all hired to replace firefighters who recently retired. Since all had previous firefighting experience, the city was able to get them hired and onto their crews in just six weeks instead of the […]

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Everett School Board Member Jessica Olson Gives Her Side of the Story…

August 24, 2011

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Early this morning I reported on the Everett Police being called to last night’s Everett School Board meeting to a report of an altercation between school board members. I reported on what School Board President Ed Petersen told me happened. Now Jessica Olson has added her comments to the original story. You can see them […]

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Everett School Board Directors Get Into Physical Altercation During Executive Session, Call Police on One Another

August 24, 2011

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Things got physical between two Everett School Board Members during an executive session last night that led each of them to call 9-1-1. Everett School Board President Ed Petersen was also involved in the altercation between board member Jessica Olson and board member Kristie Dutton. I talked with Petersen after the meeting and he told […]

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East Coast Earthquake Reminder for Everett – Text Don’t Call

August 23, 2011

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As soon as the earthquake hit on the east coast this afternoon, people grabbed their cell phone to check in with relatives and get information. According to CNET.com and its Signal Strength Blog, that led to networks rapidly becoming overwhelmed. Luckily the overload didn’t last long but showed once again that text messaging is the […]

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Christmas Decor Already on Sale in Everett

August 23, 2011

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I made a run to the Costco store at Silver Lake in South Everett this afternoon and to what did my wandering eyes appear? (copyrights prevent me from saying wondering), Pallets of indoor and outdoor Christmas lights, ornaments, decor and wrapping paper. It’s August 23rd. All I can say is…Wow. [ad#Google Adsense]

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