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Slim Primary Ballot For Voters In Everett, Washington

July 21, 2019

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With most offices only having two candidates or no challengers at all the primary ballot in Everett, Washington is pretty slim this time around. There are two Everett School District Director positions on the primary ballot and depending where you live you may have a Port of Everett Commissioner position. There is one race on […]

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Everett Selling Surplus Real Estate

July 17, 2019

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Last year the City of Everett decided to start to offer for sale pieces of real estate that were deemed not needed and whose value could help put a dent in the City’s budget deficit. One of those parcels is a parking lot on Rucker Avenue at Everett Avenue right across from the library parking […]

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Everett City Council Votes To Keep Moratorium On Supportive Housing

July 11, 2019

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Wednesday night the Everett City Council voted unanimously to maintain a ban on any new supportive housing projects in single family zones while asking the planning commission to consider the impacts of how supportive housing fits into residential neighborhoods. (City Council member Jeff Moore recused himself from the issue as he is employed by the […]

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City Councilmember Asks Port Of Everett To Stop Collecting Parking Fees, Port Declines

July 10, 2019

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Earlier this month Everett City Councilmember Brenda Stonecipher sent a letter to the Port of Everett CEO and Commissioners asking them to stop charging a $2.00 fee for parking to attend events such as the Everett Farmers Market on Sunday and the Music at the Marina concerts on Thursdays. Here’s an excerpt from her letter. […]

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Everett Launching Bring Your Bag Education Effort

July 8, 2019

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Back in December of last year the City Council in Everett, Washington passed an ordinance prohibiting retail establishments from providing consumers thin, single-use plastic carryout bags (less than 2.25 mils in thickness). The ordinance also required retailers charge consumers a minimum of 5 cents for each carryout bag they are provided. The bag fee is […]

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County Council Candidate Forum July 1st

June 28, 2019

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There are eight people vying for the spot on the Snohomish County County that represents Everett (as well as Mukilteo and Tulalip). They are all expected to be at a candidate forum sponsored by the Snohomish County League of Women Voters. Here’s more on how to hear what they have to say. There will be […]

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