Tag Archives: Everett streets

Few Detox Beds Hinder Everett’s Efforts

December 7, 2015


There are many good indicators that efforts to help people living on the streets in Everett, WA are making progress. Recently Lauren Rainbow, a social worker embedded within the Everett Police Department wrote about a success story involving a woman ready to get into treatment and off drugs. There can be more success stories like […]

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Helping Those On Everett’s Streets

November 19, 2015

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Ever wondered how you can help those living on the streets of Everett without giving money directly to the person? Have time and ability to volunteer but don’t know who to contact or what they do? Among the “Get involved” portion of its Safe Streets Plan the City of Everett today released a partial list […]

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Everett Panhandling Battle Continues

October 21, 2015


Editor’s note: Here is the revised Aggressive Panhandling ordinance that is causing big debate in Everett. Panhandling CB 1509-40 At its weekly meeting the Everett City Council Wednesday night heard from citizens who want more action taken against those causing problems on Everett’s streets as well as from those claiming the city is trying to […]

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Police Chief Q & A on Everett’s Streets Initiative Efforts

October 15, 2015

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Awareness and efforts to address problems faced by having so many people living on the streets of Everett, WA are at an all-time high. In 2014 the City of Everett developed a Community Streets Initiative and the Mayor formed a task force to look into the problems and try to find solutions. Progress is being […]

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Update Coming Monday From Everett Community Streets Task Force

March 25, 2015

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Editor’s Update March 26th 10:45am: The City of Everett has advised the location of the meeting has been changed to the Weyerhaeuser Room at the Everett Station, 3201 Smith Avenue. The public is invited to get an update next week on progress made, and further work to do, by the Community Streets Task Force appointed […]

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Another Death on Everett Streets As Task Force Prepares to Issue Report To City Council

November 16, 2014

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At least a half dozen times a day the MyEverettNews.com police and fire scanner crackles with the message. “Person down, not checked on.” Police officers and firefighters are then dispatched to find a person lying on the sidewalk, in a doorway or even on the street. Most times the people are physically fine but sleeping […]

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Everett Community Streets Initiative Looking For Feedback

August 30, 2014

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What would you do about the following in Everett? Street crime, mental health issues, increasing heroin use and street-corner panhandling. Earlier this year Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson formed a task force to look at these issues and more. Now its your turn to get involved. Here’s how… Community members are invited to provide input to […]

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Annual Paving Projects to Disrupt Traffic Flow in Everett Next Week

July 22, 2014

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Got this reminder from Marla Carter at Everett Public Works regarding the annual re-paving season coming up in Everett at the end of next week. Your regular commute route may need some adjustment so consider yourself warned… Street resurfacing is scheduled for several locations in Everett beginning Thursday, July 31, and continuing through September. Crews […]

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