Archive | July, 2013

Massive Navy Ship Headed For Everett

July 16, 2013

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Got a press release from the Military Sealift Command about a huge ship headed to Naval Station Everett. Click photos to enlarge (It’s a really big ship) USNS Montford Point (MLP 1) departed San Diego July 12 for Naval Station Everett, Wash. Montford Point is the Navy’s first mobile landing platform, delivered to the Navy […]

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Everett Community College Announces Firefighter Graduates

July 15, 2013

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Everett Community College’s popular Fire Academy continues to produce new candidates. Applications for the fall class are due by this Friday. Twenty-one Everett Community College Fire Academy recruits earned IFSAC Firefighter I & II and Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations certification after completing 12 weeks of training. Graduates include: Jorge Cascante, Patrick Cho, Miguel Delos […]

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Burn Ban Going Into Effect Monday

July 14, 2013

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Due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County will go into effect Monday, July 15, 2013 at 8 a.m. This restriction bans outdoor burning, except for recreational fires. Recreational fires are less than three feet in diameter and two feet […]

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Hundreds of Firefighters Coming to Everett For Firefighter Combat Challenge

July 13, 2013

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Firefighters from across the country and some international competitors are expected to be in Everett on August 23rd and 24th for The Everett Firefighter Combat Challenge. The event will be held at the Port of Everett and is expected to be a nice boost to local tourism. Here’s some information from the Official Challenge Website. […]

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United Way Of Snohomish County Happy With Olympia Outcome, Meetings With Everett Reps

July 12, 2013

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Received this recap today from Neil Parekh at United Way of Snohomish County on the results of lobbying efforts in Olympia… United Way of Snohomish County‚Äôs legislative priorities fared well in the 2013 legislative session and special session. The legislature finished their work on the budget in a special session that ended on June 30. […]

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Hundreds Pack Everett Waterfront for Music at the Marina

July 11, 2013

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It was standing room only for the Thursday night waterfront concert on the Everett waterfront. LeRoy Bell played to hundreds of people packed into every square inch of the viewing space between Lombardis and Meyer’s Cafe at the Everett Marina. The Thursday night concert series is just one of several this summer in Everett. Here […]

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Out of Control Stir Fry Causes 100K in Fire Damage to Everett House

July 11, 2013

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Everett Fire Marshal Rick Robinson says a stir-fry dinner got out of hand, turned into a kitchen fire and then did about $100,000.00 in damage to a house on Cedar street Thursday night. Here’s the official press release: Everett Fire Department crews responded to a reported spreading stove-top fire at a home in the 2700 […]

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Concrete Curing Creates Concern at Corrections Complex

July 11, 2013

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There was an unusual Haz-Mat call in front of the corrections offices at the Snohomish County Jail in downtown Everett early this afternoon. Someone reported a cooler with suspicious tubes inside sitting just outside of the corrections office at the Jail near Pacific and Oakes. Everett Police and Fire Personnel along with a Haz-Mat team […]

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PUD Expecting More Solar Panel Installations in Everett

July 10, 2013

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Got word from Snohomish PUD today that they expect even more people in Everett will be installing solar now that State lawmakers have extended the sales tax exemption for solar projects. Here’s what the PUD sent… Solar energy projects will continue to get sales tax breaks thanks to state legislation signed into law last week. […]

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United Way Seeking Campaign Executives in Everett

July 9, 2013

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The United Way of Snohomish County is looking for campaign executives for a paid position this fall. There are several positions available that not only allow a person to help their community but can also lead to valuable business contacts and job experience. According to the job posting, the people sought by United Way will […]

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