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The Everett Herald Saga Continues: EverettGuild Members Striking on Monday

June 22, 2024

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On Tuesday, June 18th, the new owners of Sound Publishing, Mississippi-based Carpenter Media Group, gave one-day notice that they would be laying off 55% of the workforce. The next day was full of sadness, especially at their biggest newspaper, the 123-year-old newspaper company, The Everett Herald. One-by-one workers were told that they are being let […]

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Everett Herald Cutting Staff in Half

June 19, 2024

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The writing was on the wall when the Everett Herald owner, Canadian-owned Black Press Media, filed for bankruptcy in January. We only found out through mysterious posts on all Sound Publishing websites. Mississippi-based Carpenter Media Group, in coordination with Canso Investment Counsel & Deans Knight Capital Management, assumed control of the Everett Herald and Sound […]

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Everett Mayor and Everett City Council Pass Joint Resolution in Support of Proposition 1

May 30, 2024

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At the Wednesday, May 29, 2024 meeting, Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin and the City Council passed a resolution supporting City of Everett Proposition 1: Levy Lid Lift for Public Safety and Essential Public Services. This property tax measure will be on the ballot during the August 6, 2024 primary election and asks for a moderate property tax increase, […]

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Everett Aggregate Yard Next to Fairmount Elementary Now For Sale

May 30, 2024

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Mountain Loop Mine made the news after operating an aggregate yard across from Fairmount Elementary for 10 months without permits. They were shut down by Snohomish County Planning & Development in February through an emergency order. In April, a judge ordered them to cease all work. On Wednesday morning, a for sale sign went up […]

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Boeing and Local Union Firefighters Reach a Tentative Deal

May 29, 2024

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Back on May 4th, Boeing locked out about 125 of its firefighters and emergency medical workers, disregarding IAFF Local I-66’s concerns regarding low pay and its impact on safety. Late Tuesday night the two parties reached a tentative deal. The following joint statement between the Union workers and Boeing were shared: “After new talks this […]

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Snohomish County Awards Innovation Assistance Grants to 50 Local Small Businesses

May 22, 2024

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Executive Dave Somers today announced that Snohomish County is awarding a total of $350,000 in grants to 50 local small businesses as part of the Small Business Innovation Assistance (SBIA) program. SBIA provides technical assistance services coupled with access to grants to help local small businesses recover from the effects of the pandemic as well […]

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Port of Everett Taking Bids To Build Restaurant & Retail Space

April 3, 2024

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The Port of Everett announced the release of a Request for Bids to construct the next two retail buildings at Fisherman’s Harbor in Waterfront Place. The request confirms that the Port of Everett wants additional restaurant and retail businesses at Waterfront Place. The construction opportunity is focused on new parcel development of two new multi-tenant […]

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Fincantieri Marine Repair Moving into Port of Everett

April 2, 2024

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With the Constellation Class Frigates coming to Everett, Fincantieri Marine Repair (FMR) will expand into Washington state, opening an Everett facility. The company is part of the Fincantieri group’s network featuring 18 shipyards located on four continents providing vessel construction, repair and maintenance services around the world. A partner of the Navy, Fincantieri was awarded […]

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PUD Breaks Ground on Next Community Solar Project

March 25, 2024

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Snohomish County PUD was joined Friday, March 22 by partners from the City of Everett, Connect to Casino Road, the Department of Commerce, and others, to officially break ground on its newest community solar project, “El Sol al Alcance de tus Manos” or “the sun at your fingertips.” Construction will begin this month on the […]

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Will Topgolf Be the New Anchor Tenant at The Everett Mall?

March 25, 2024

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All indicators point towards Topgolf being the unannounced, secret, anchor tenant at the Everett Mall when The Hub @ Everett opens. We’ve heard from three different readers who claim they have inside information. The mayor also announced, in her State of the City: “In the next few days, I look forward to announcing a top […]

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