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People Living In Vehicles Present Challenges For Neighbors And Police In Everett, WA

April 13, 2018

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At Wednesday night’s Everett City Council meeting two residents who live in the 2300 block of McDougall spoke during the public comment section regarding a car parked on 24th street across from Bagshaw Field and North Middle School. The ladies expressed concerns that there were people living in the car which apparently did not run […]

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City Council Approves Berkshire Low Barrier Site 6-0.

November 9, 2016

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The Everett City Council held its vote on the preferred location for Everett’s first low barrier housing site Wednesday night. Before the agenda item was heard, councilmember Scott Bader recused himself as his employer is Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle which oversees Catholic Community Services who would oversee the facility. The Everett City attorney said […]

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Everett Not Giving Up On Smith Avenue

April 11, 2016

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Part of Smith Avenue is undergoing a rough time. Remodeled years ago with Federal grant money, wide sidewalks leading from Pacific to 38th street have made an attractive entrance to the multi-modal transportation center. There, park and ride lots are often full as commuters take trains and the bus to points north, south and east […]

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Everett Announces Housing For First 5 of 60 Chronically Homeless

February 3, 2016

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Just got word in that Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson got his birthday wish today with housing arrangements for the first 5 of 60 chronically homeless in Everett. Here’s more from Meghan Pembroke at the City of Everett… Mayor Ray Stephanson announced this week that the City of Everett is ready to house its first five […]

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Point In Time Count Needs Everett Volunteers

January 7, 2016

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The more volunteers, the more accurate the count. People are needed in Everett to help count the number of people living on the streets. It’s an annual exercise that not only helps determine the number of people who need help but also is used to allocate funding. If you would like to get involved here’s […]

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Everett’s Challenges More Than Just Criminals Vs. Homeless Vs. Business

June 18, 2015

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It was a spirited Everett City Council meeting Wednesday night as citizens lined up to speak on a topic not on the agenda. How Everett plans to deal with ongoing issues surrounding the area around Smith Street and the Everett Gospel Mission. “It’s a concentrated and unique problem that’s become urgent,” said City Attorney David […]

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