Our Year In Review Of Top 2020 Stories By Month

December 31, 2020

Everett

Editor’s Note:Took a look through the archives at the stories that generated heavy interest during the past year among readers of MyEverettNews.com. No surprise that COVID-19 dominated the first half of the year affecting almost every aspect of life in Everett, Washington. In Spring things loosened up with the outdoor Farmers Market in downtown Everett and a large peaceful Black Lives Matter March and Rally to the steps of Everett City Hall. Summer brought a 4-alarm fire to the Everett Waterfront, economic distress for many businesses and smoky skies from fires near and far. Fall brought a vote on zoning and put housing in the spotlight, and an approval to put body cameras on Everett Police patrol officers. As we move into winter, a very bleak budget outlook for the City of Everett. Thank you for reading MyEverettNews.com as we continue into 2021, starting our 11th year bringing you news and current events in Everett, Washington. Leland Dart Editor/Publisher.

January 21, 2020
State Health Officials Say Everett Should Not Panic About Coronavirus.

Everett becomes the center of attention as 1st COVID-19 case in the United States is reported here.

February 29, 2020
Everett Firefighters Taking Extra Precautions Due To Coronavirus (COVID-19

firefighter protection

Don’t be alarmed if you see firefighters and medics wearing masks.

March 6, 2020
Many Events In Everett Cancelled Or Postponed After State Of Emergency Declared

Corona

Warnings and closures became the norm.

April 22, 2020
Everett Begins Making Major Cuts To Programs

Mayor of Everett, Washington, Cassie Franklin said, “Today’s actions, painful as they were to make, were very necessary.”

May 13, 2020
Everett Farmers Market Welcomes Back Walk Up Customers

The south entrance to the Sunday Everett Farmers Market in downtown Everett.

June 6, 2020
Peaceful Crowd of 1000 Marches To Rally In Downtown Everett

The crowd marches down Wetmore to City Hall

July 16, 2020
4-Alarm Fire Spreads From Everett Waterfront Up Hill To Grand

A view from the bluff to the north. Photo Credit: Kari Quaas.

August 3,2020
After 63 Years, Miller Family Closes Glacier Lanes In South Everett

Glacier Lanes operated for 63 years in Everett, Washington

September 7, 2020
Burning Piles Of Wood Chips Spread Smoke Across Everett

Smoke drifted over north Everett.

October 21, 2020
City Council Votes No on Turning Norton Playfield Into Supportive Housing

Plans for supportive housing at this Park in the Port Gardner neighborhood triggered debate over single family zoning in Everett.

November 18, 2020
Everett Police To Equip All Patrol Officers With Body Worn Cameras By End Of Year

cameras

Everett Police tried out 10 body worn cameras during the pilot program.

December 2, 2020
Advisory Committee Says City Of Everett Government Not Fiscally Sustainable, Calls For Dramatic Action, Shared Pain

The budget outlook is bleak. Graphic from City of Everett finance department. Click to enlarge.



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