A portion of the Interstate 5 freeway over the Skagit River in Skagit County, collapsed May 23, 2013, sending cars and people into the water, authorities said. (Tiffany Matson)(SKAGIT COUNTY, Wash.) -- A portion of an interstate highway bridge in Washington state collapsed Thursday night, sending cars and people into the water, authorities said.The collapse occurred on the Interstate 5 freeway over the Skagit River in Skagit County, Wash., about two hours north of Seattle.It was unclear whether there were any injuries."N/B and S/B lanes of I-5 S
DNR releases preliminary report on Whidbey Island Landslide
Onsite visit leads to Ledgewood-Bonair landslide quick report
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources Division of Geology & Earth Resources has released their quick report on the Whidbey Island “Ledgewood-Bonair” landslide that occurred March 27, 2013.
Andrew Skotdal, Managing Editor
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Firefighters Local 46 filed an unfair labor practices complaint against the City of Everett on January 18, 2011. The December 2, 2011 ruling of examiner Katrina Boedecker in that case affirmed the complaint against the City leaving the City potentially liable for paying a settlement that included for unearned
Meagan Farrell, Candy Sale Coordinator
Camp Fire Snohomish County
Camp Fire Release
Everett, WA - Camp Fire Snohomish County Council is in the midst of their annual candy sale. Phones are ringing with anxious candy lovers looking for their annual supply of mints, clusters or rocas. With all this commotion, the staff at the Camp Fire office was surprised when the phone rang for a
Ron Peterson, Program Manager
Housing Hope Release
Monroe WA, February 8th, 2013 – Nine low to moderate income families will soon celebrate the completion of their homes built through Housing Hope’s Team HomeBuilding Program. The families and their friends have been working diligently as a team on all the homes for ten months. They will move into
OLYMPIA – Did you know there is a state board on geographic names? The state Board of Natural Resources, meeting in its role as the Washington State Board on Geographic Names, met today and approved several names proposed by the public for natural features in Clark, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston and Whatcom counties. One proposed name was sent back to a
Lisa Mandt, Port of Everett
Port of Everett Release
Port of Everett Ranks 5th on the West Coast in Export Value
Everett, Wash. – According to the 2012 U.S. Trade Numbers, the Port of Everett seaport ranks 5th on the West Coast in export value, and is the second fastest growing export port on the coast.
The Port of Everett, second only to the Port of Seattle in Washington
TACOMA, Wash. — Geologic barriers, the intermixing of water between aquifers through wells, and groundwater pumping contribute to the pattern of declines of groundwater levels of the Columbia Plateau, according to a report published by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Groundwater from the 44,000-square-mile Columbia Plateau Regional Aquifer, a system
The Everett Public Facilities District, owners of the Comcast Arena at Everett, announced the appointment of Bob Bavasi to the EPFD Board, succeeding Mark Olson. Bavasi joins EPFD Board President Gary Weikel, Treasurer Thomas Gaffney, Secretary Gigi Burke, and Board Member Lanie McMullin.
Bavasi is a partner in Bavasi Sports Partners LLP, a
EVERETT – The Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League today announced that the club has parted ways with Head Coach Mark Ferner and Assistant Coach Chris Hartsburg, who have been relieved of their duties effective immediately. General Manager Garry Davidson will take over as Head Coach on an interim basis, with Mitch Love continuing in his role as
The United States Census Bureau released information for 2011 and it shows the Everett population is up 1.2% over 2010. The current estimate? 104,295 people inhabit Everett, and the mid-range or 'mean' travel time for those commuting to work is 24.9 minutes. However, Snohomish County has a higher percentage of people living below the poverty
Law enforcement agencies in Snohomish County are participating in an online crime mapping tool created to enable citizens like you to view the types of crimes occurring in your neighborhood. Agencies currently participating include Arlington, Darrington, Everett, Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Stanwood, and the Snohomish County Sheriff's
Kelsey Dosen, Special Events And Marketing Coordinator
Housing Hope Release
Housing Hope Receives $90,000 grant from Boeing
Everett, WA – November 29, 2012 – Local nonprofit Housing Hope is excited to announce a $90,000 grant received from The Boeing Company to support Housing Hope affiliate HopeWorks. The grant will be used towards the Economic
The Drug Enforcement Administration continues to warn the public about criminals posing as DEA special agents or other law enforcement personnel. This criminal activity continues to occur, despite significant public attention to the illicit scheme. DEA offices nationwide regularly receive telephone calls
Nisha Wade, Washington State Department of Commerce
Department of Commerce Release
OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce awarded $2,500,000 to Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County, and $1,800,000 to the City of Everett Housing Authority for Pivotal Point Apartments out of more than $65 million from the Housing Trust Fund. Forty-nine affordable
Everett Police and Fire Department investigators have concluded their investigation into the Nov. 8 fatal fire at a downtown building in the 1800 block of Hewitt Avenue. While investigators have pinpointed the location of where the fire started in apartment unit 6, they have deemed the cause to be undetermined.