Posts for category ‘Environment’

Local Business Garners BetterBricks Award for Energy Efficiency
denisegl | February 23, 2011 | 9:17 am

Snohomish County Public Utility District today recognized the exceptional efforts of CDi Engineers, based in Lynnwood, which was honored with a 2011 BetterBricks Award for Read more »

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Which bear is best?
denisegl | February 21, 2011 | 1:42 pm

Join a wildlife biologist from the Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) for an educational and entertaining slide presentation and lecture about bear habits and habitat requirements, presented by the Streamkeepr Academy. You will learn about human encroachment in bear habitat in the Pacific NW and see first hand how those situations are managed by WDFW.  Enforcement Officers Nick Jorg and Bruce Richards will be your instructors, but the real “stars of the show” are Mishka and Colter, Read more »

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58th Annual Rock & Gem Show displays beauty in stone, jewelry and gems
denisegl | February 16, 2011 | 10:48 am

The 58th Annual Rock & Gem show takes place Saturday, February 26-27, Sat-10am-6, Sun-10am-5pm at the National Guard Armory 2730 Oakes Ave. Call for details at (425)232-0809 or visit The show includes displays, exhibits, silent auctions, kid’s activities, demonstrations, jewelry and lapidary art as well as dealers and club sales. There will be hourly door prizes. It is said that certain gems contain healing energies. Some say they are simply beautiful Read more »

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X-Band Radar Vessel Available for Public Comment
denisegl | February 15, 2011 | 1:54 pm

The Missile Defense Agency announced today the availability for public comment of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for maintenance and repair of its Sea-Based X-Band (SBX) Radar Vessel. Potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed maintenance and repair of the vessel are analyzed in the Draft EA. Regularly scheduled maintenance and repairs are needed for the vessel to be certified for continued operation. The SBX Radar Vessel Read more »

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Everett Area Chamber of Commerce upcoming events
denisegl | February 9, 2011 | 10:14 am

The Chamber’s monthly networking breakfast is a great way to meet a room full of people at one event. They like to say that ”Good Morning, Everett!” is like speed dating for business. Come check out how to make your membership work for you. For more info and to regster see the Everett chamber website .  Also be part of Snohomish County’s new economic vitality enterprise that is teaming up with City of Everett, MacDonald-Miller and Moss Adams to bring you Read more »

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Possession Sound writers speak about eating locally
denisegl | February 4, 2011 | 1:30 pm

Seattle food writers Langdon Cook and Shannon Borg will speak about eating locally-grown and foraged foods and sharing their culinary adventures in the kitchen, in the wilderness, and on the farm Feb. 8 at Everett Community College. The Local Foods, Living Well reading and panel discussion is scheduled for noon in Baker Hall Room 120. The panel is part of EvCC Reads, a year-long campus conversation about the book  Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100-Mile Diet, by Alisa Smith and Read more »

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Department of Ecology seeks public comment on Kimberly Clark’ s request to change pollution control
Steve | February 3, 2011 | 11:37 pm

Kimberly-Clark pulp mill

A Department of Ecology (Ecology) order that governs air pollution controls at the Kimberly-Clark pulp mill in Everett would receive a change under a proposed revision. Ecology seeks public comment on the amendment. The change affects the method for monitoring some emissions from a unit called the Number 10 Recovery Boiler. The mill uses a “wet scrubber” to remove very Read more »

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Electronic e-waste e-vent at Old & New Again. It’s e-tastic.
denisegl | January 27, 2011 | 6:53 pm

Bring your old, broken, used, obsolete, or end-of-life electronics for recycling to the New and Again Thrift Shoppe Supporting Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County store’s back lot.  Drop off for FREE: TVs (any size), computers, monitors, laptops, and cell phones. Other electronics, small recycling fee applies.  Event happens Saturday, February 5, 2011 at  3116 Rucker Ave Everett, WA 98201 10am-3pm. For more information, call 425-239-4118 or email

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SUITE-WA plans for the Living City Design Competition
Steve | January 22, 2011 | 4:24 pm

The Sustainable Development Task Force (SDTF) is sponsoring the local design team: SUITE-WA a newly formed collaborative design team in Everett, WA. The group’s organizer, Gary Purves, states their goal is to develop a fully landscaped architectural model and competition entry by the Feb. 1 deadline. The urban redesign encompasses a six block area of Everett’s downtown core Read more »

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Volunteers of America Welcomes Robert Reese as Regional Vice President
denisegl | January 20, 2011 | 5:17 pm

Volunteers of America Western Washington recently welcomed retired Brigadier General, Robert “Bob”Reese as its Regional Vice President for Snohomish County. Besides integrating Volunteers of America’s services across the county, he is responsible for Read more »

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