Another Amtrak post? Passenger recounts bomb scare on her way to Everett.
denisegl | February 21, 2011 | 1:03 pm

 By Alex Grubb

Earlier this week a bomb scare halted more than 50 trains and caused delays for 150 Amtrak passengers near Browning, MT. Amtrak officials originally told passengers the cause of the delay was due to a train derailment but were then told about the bomb threat. 3KRTV, Great Falls, MT.  spoke to one passenger who had a run-in with the suspect earlier that day. Shannon Skiff said, “It was crazy, I’ve never been involved in anything like that and you know, to see all the cops come on and the National Guard Read more »

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Project milestone: SR 529 Ebey Slough Bridge Replacement
Steve | February 21, 2011 | 5:51 am

Crews on their way to test the water quality around the Ebey Slough Bridge

Last week crews finished pouring the last of the 12 concrete columns that will support the new SR 529 bridge over the Ebey Slough. To minimize potential impacts to fish, crews worked hard to complete this in-water portion of the project within the Aug. 1 – Feb. 15 “fish window.” Crews began construction last summer by driving steel piles into the ground to form the foundation for the new bridge. Thirty-two steel piles, 48 and 72 inches in diameter, were driven to depths ranging from 140 to Read more »

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There is always something to do at the library from book discussions to Chinese New Year
denisegl | February 19, 2011 | 3:27 pm

Boredom is cured by going to the library. We’ve listed events to look forward to at the Everett and Evergreen libraries. For more information on anything listed see Read more »

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Naval Station Everett is going green
denisegl | February 18, 2011 | 3:33 pm

FA-18 Green Hornet

The U.S. Navy has put an extra emphasis in going green over the past few years, from launching the biofuel-powered fighter jet ‘Green Hornet’ to experimenting with algae-based fuel systems for ships. “We go where we are needed and we decisively accomplish our mission, whatever that might be,” said Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during a Naval Energy Forum in McLean, Virginia Oct. 14, 2009. “We must be no less bold in our thinking Read more »

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Seven Everett schools earn Washington Achievement Awards
denisegl | February 18, 2011 | 9:10 am

Silver Lake, Silver Firs, Woodside, Cedar Wood and Garfield elementary schools as well as Gateway and Evergreen middle schools recently received the 2010 Washington Achievement Award from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). The Washington Achievement Award is given to elementary, middle, high and Read more »

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Rabil Named Transition Player of the Week for Second Time in 2011
denisegl | February 17, 2011 | 10:25 am

The National Lacrosse League announced its weekly award winners for week six today, the Stealth’s Paul Rabil earning Transition Player of the Week honors.  Rabil had two stellar games last weekend against the Edmonton Rush to earn the weekly award. Rabil tallied a combined four goals, five assists and 30 loose balls in two games last weekend.  On February 11, Rabil tallied a goal and an assist to go along with a game-high Read more »

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PAWS cuts to the chase with spay day
denisegl | February 17, 2011 | 9:37 am

Dogs and cats multiply like rabbits! Spay or neuter your companion animal at a discounted rate on “SPAY DAY 2011″! On Tuesday, February 22, 2011 as part of the national Spay Day campaign, PAWS will offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries, along with shelter partners. This annual effort helps end the suffering of unwanted and homeless animals in our community by preventing unplanned litters. Spaying and neutering is good for the community and a great way Read more »

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USS Shoup sailors help bushfire victims in Australia
Steve | February 16, 2011 | 8:37 pm

US Navy crew from the USS Shoup help bushfire victims clean up debris in Australia. Photo by Theo Fakos of PerthNow

A scorching 102 F was not enough to deter more than 20 US navy sailors from helping the victims of the Roleystone bushfires in Australia. Perth Now reported that despite the hot weather the sailors from the NAVSTA Everett-based USS Shoup, which docked in Fremantle, Australia on Tuesday, got down and dirty, helping clear roads and parks in Kelmscott and Roleystone that were devastated by the bushfires. Read more »

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Truth in labeling- What did I just eat?
denisegl | February 16, 2011 | 12:51 pm

By Denise Galasso-Liedlich

As a blogger there are a million different stories that I go through daily and decide what is most positive or informative for Everett Wa blog. If it helps my community then I blog it; if it hurts then I don’t. When I found the website that I am going to share with you  I pondered. “Does this doesn’t really have to do with Snohomish County or Everett?” Then I thought again, if it has to do with my fellow Everettians eating better, then it has everything to do with our town. So that’s why Read more »

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Historic Everett Theatre provides entertainment for all
denisegl | February 16, 2011 | 11:58 am

ALL YOU LOYAL HOMETOWN HOOTENANNY FANS – THIS IS A DON’T MISS SHOW INCLUDING HOOTENANNY FAVORITES Northern Departure! Where & When Date:  Friday, February 18, 2011 at 7:30 PM The Historic Everett Theatre 2911 Colby Avenue Everett, WA  98201 (425) 258-6766

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