Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Annual Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet is Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at XFINITY Arena. Our own Tom Lafferty will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. 2017 INDUCTION CLASS: ATHLETES: Adam Eaton Outstanding basketball and baseball player at Snohomish High. Was drafted 11th overall by the Phillies. Played with the Padres; Rangers; Phillies; Orioles & Rockies. Won a World Series Ring with Philadelphia. B..

Three Marysville Firefighters Receive Promotions

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Three Marysville Firefighters Receive Promotions The Marysville Fire District congratulates three of its members on well-deserved promotions. Ryan Carbary was sworn in Wednesday as a full-time firefighter. Carbary graduated as class valedictorian from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy in July. He also received the truck company award. Carbary started working with the Marysville Fire District as a part-time firefighter in August 2015, completing additional trai..

One of "The Majors" of NASCAR Is This Week

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

While the golf world is celebrating one of the four majors this week with the British Open at Royal Birkdale. The NASCAR world is also competing in one of their majors with all eyes focused on The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Brickyard 400. Now, getting all race fans to agree on which are the four majors is next to impossible. Our vote is The Daytona 500; The Coca Cola 600; The Brickyard 400 and The Night Race at Bristol TN. Some may argue that the season finale at Homestead-Miami sho..

Frogs & Cars: This week's broadcast schedule

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Frogs and cars are usually a messy combination! But it seems to work on FOX Sports 1380 & FM 95.3. Our sports broadcasts for the summer are dominated by Everett AquaSox Baseball on a daily basis, and NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series races on weekends. Here's the broadcast schedule for the next couple weeks: *Tues. 6/20 – AQUASOX BASEBALL Everett AquaSox at Vancouver Canadians 6:45 pm Pre Game / 7:05 pm First Pitch Live from Nat Bailey Stadium in Vancouver BC *Wed. 6/..

AquaSox Series With Hillsboro

Friday, June 16, 2017

After dropping the soggy Thursday night 2017 home opener to Hillsboro 7-3; the Everett AquaSox continue their season-opening homestand all weekend against the Hops. Friday night the first 1,000 fans get a free Kyle Lewis Bobblehead, game time is 7:05 pm. Lewis was the Mariners' first-round draft choice in 2016, and was a fan-favorite at Everett Memorial Stadium before suffering a severe knee injury. Lewis is on the comeback trail. The first fireworks show of the season is Satur..

AquaSox Win Seventh Straight Everett Cup

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

AquaSox Win Seventh Straight Everett Cup Everett, WA - The Everett AquaSox honored Harold Pyatte, the Everett Merchants longtime Manager, by having him throw out the ceremonial first pitch in recognition of his 2017 induction into The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame. His Merchants team took an early lead in the game, but the AquaSox took the lead during an explosive sixth inning, as five Frogs crossed plate. The AquaSox defeated the Merchants 7-3 at Everett Memorial Stadium i..

Frogs Set to Invade FOX Sports 1380 Airwaves

Monday, June 05, 2017

The countdown to the 2017 Everett AquaSox Baseball season has begun. First game broadcast will be on Thursday, June 15th with Pat Dillon calling the action. Every game, home and away, is live on FOX Sports 1380 AM & FM 95.3. Here is the broadcast schedule for the upcoming two weeks: *Mon. 6/5 – HEALTH MATTERS 7:00 pm with Shannon O’Kelley & Maury Eskenazi *Thurs. 6/8 – PREP SPORTS WEEKLY 6:00 pm with Tom Lafferty & Steve Willits ..

Prep Sports Weekly Preview-Night of Champions

Thursday, June 01, 2017

It will be a night of state champions on this week's Prep Sports Weekly Show. Tom Lafferty & Steve Willits welcome Sam Johnson and Daniel Microft of Archbishop Murphy's State 2A Champion soccer team. They join us live in studio. Then we turn our attention to a handful of champion track athletes with Matthew Watkins of Jackson (3200m); Harris Cutuk of Lynnwood (Discus) on the phone. Our in-studio guests will be Alison Eli of Edmonds-Woodway (Pole Vault); Devin Kirk of Shorewood (800m)..

Speed Dominates Broadcast Schedule This Week

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

It's speed, speed and more speed dotting the landscape on this week's FOX Sports 1380 FM 95.3 broadcast schedule. We will talk speed on the base paths, the soccer pitch, and on the track with this weekend's WIAA State Championships in baseball, track and softball. We will have a preview on Thursday night's Prep Sports Weekly Show with Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits. It's Memorial Day Weekend, that means the race tracks crank up the speed. Sunday it's two of racing's premier events. Start..

Silvertips Announce New Head Coach

Monday, May 15, 2017

EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips, five time U.S. Division champions of the Western Hockey League, announced today that Dennis Williams has been named the fifth head coach in franchise history. Williams will be formally introduced as head coach during a news conference on Monday, May 22 at XFINITY Arena. Details regarding the news conference, which will be open to both the media and public, will be distributed later this week. The new coach will have his first exclusive si..

Live Events on FOX Sports 1380 & FM 95.3

Monday, May 08, 2017

*Mon. 5/8 – HEALTH MATTERS 7:00 pm with Shannon O’Kelley & Maury Eskenazi *Thurs. 5/11 – PREP SPORTS WEEKLY 6:00 pm - With Tom Lafferty & Steve Willits *Sat. 5/13 – VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES The Indycar Grand Prix 12:00 pm Live from Indianapolis Motor Speedway *Sat. 5/13 – MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES The Go Bowling 400 3:30 pm Live from Kansas Speedway in Kansas City *Mon. 5/15 – HEALTH..

Prep Sports Weekly Preview 050417

Thursday, May 04, 2017

ON THE NEXT PREP SPORTS WEEKLY: Tom Lafferty & Steve Willits will talk with Grant Zimmerman, he's the Glacier Peak sophomore that referees high school soccer games. Speaking of soccer, we'll have three local soccer players in studio: Jordan Miller of Snohomish, Camron Miller of Glacier Peak and Matt Williams of Archbishop Murphy. They are three of the best players in the area; they play on possibly the three best teams in the area; and they all play on the same select te..

Time For Disc Golf

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Written by: Nathan Senff It’s that time of year again. The sun returns and the people of the Pacific Northwest get out and about. Spring has arrived-- and that means the season for playing Disc Golf is also here. Disc Golf is a sport that includes a mix of golf and Ultimate Frisbee. Alex Glasgow, a Disc Golf enthusiast for 7 years, said, “Disc Golf is the same as playing golf; you have pars and holes, but it is done with a flat, round disc.” Alex Glasgow said Disc Gol..

​PREP SPORTS WEEKLY PREVIEW 04/20/17

Thursday, April 20, 2017

PREP SPORTS WEEKLY PREVIEW 04/20/17 Running and rowing are the topics this week on Prep Sports Weekly. This Saturday, April 22nd, is the Annual NIKE Eason Memorial Track Meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish. SHS Athletic Director Mark Perry will join Tom and Steve with a look at this year’s field, which includes 70 teams from Glacier Peak to Handsworth BC; Kamiak to Davis HS in Yakima; and every stop in between. “The Eason” has become the pre-eminent track & ..

PREP SPORTS WEEKLY PREVIEW

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday’s edition of Prep Sports Weekly mainly focuses on the high school golf season; but we’ll start with a story that could have lasting ramifications state-wide and nationwide. Hermiston High School in Hermiston, Oregon has applied to join the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association. In essence they will leave the state of Oregon and compete in the state of Washington. The reason? Hermiston has become a large fish in very small, remote pond. Larry Usher, Athle..

FUNKO Moves to Downtown Everett

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Photo by Chuck Maylin The EverettPost; FOX Sports 1380 & FM 95.3 and Classic Country KXA 1520 AM & 101.1 FM welcomes FUNKO, our newest neighbor in downtown Everett. FUNKO has taken up residence in the building at Wetmore & California streets. The most recent tenant was Trinity Lutheran College; long-time Everett residents will remember the Bon Marche Department Store as an anchor business in downtown Everett. FUNKO manufactures licensed pop culture toys ..

Independence Day Parade Applications Being Accepted

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Colors of Freedom 4th of July Parade applications available EVERETT – Submit your application and help celebrate Independence Day at the City of Everett’s Colors of Freedom Fourth of July Parade. Desired applicants are those who enhance the parade’s theme, "Colors of Freedom." Designed to celebrate Everett’s diverse and vibrant community, performances should offer high entertainment value, which can include colorful musical displays, dance or drill teams, floats, etc. All..

MULTI SPORT ATHLETES ON PREP SPORTS WEEKLY

Friday, March 24, 2017

MULTI SPORT ATHLETES ON PREP SPORTS WEEKLY It was a very interesting evening of radio on Thursday night’s edition of Prep Sports Weekly on FOX Sports 1380 & FM 95.3. The subject was “MultiSport Athletes” and we might have added the phrase “a dying breed” to that title. Our diverse guests were: Everett High School Coach Bruce Overstreet. Coach Overstreet is a frequent contributor to the Health Matters Show with his popular “Overstreet Over Fifty” segments. When ..

Arlington and Darrington Host Strong Communities Event

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Arlington and Darrington Host Strong Communities Event and Bike Rides ARLINGTON & DARRINGTON, WA - On Sunday, March 19, 2017, Arlington and Darrington will host the Ride to Remember Oso – A celebration of strong communities. In the aftermath of the Oso landslide, Arlington and Darrington created a shared plan for revitalization as America’s Best Communities finalist. As the third anniversary of the landslide approaches, one of the important revitalization plan mile..

Test Smoke Alarms This Weekend

Friday, March 10, 2017

Turn and Test: Red Cross Says Test Your Smoke Alarms When You Turn the Clocks Ahead This Weekend THURSDAY, MARCH 9 — Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday at 2:00 a.m. The American Red Cross reminds everyone it’s also a good time to TEST the batteries in their smoke alarms as they TURN their clocks ahead an hour. It’s also a good time for everyone to take these steps to make sure their household is prepared for emergencies: Install smoke alarms. If som..

CAMP FIRE IN ACTION

Thursday, March 09, 2017

“Teens in Action” Give Back To Their Community Arlington WA - Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday March 11th, teens from Camp Fire Snohomish County are conducting a service-learning project by leading beautification and cleanup projects at Haller Bridge Park in Arlington. One Camp Fire Teens in Action youth member learned about the ongoing park renovation and brought it to a club meeting as a service project idea. The club members all agreed that helping with clean-up was a wonde..

FLYING HERITAGE COLLECTION

Thursday, February 23, 2017

FLYING HERITAGE COLLECTION: “WHY WAR: THE CAUSES OF CONFLICT” EVERETT – Watch this space as Paul Allen’s Flying Heritage Collection (http://www.flyingheritage.com/) announces its newest exhibit: “Why War: The Causes of Conflict.” This brand-new exhibit will allow visitors to explore the common causes of war through a unique and immersive experience. The highly interactive exhibit examines the major wars in our nation’s history, exploring common causes and roots of military con..

Sno Co Basketball Teams At State

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Basketball Teams At State At the beginning of fall practice, the goal of every high school basketball team is to play a 21st game. That means you’ve made the post-season. The next goal is to add to the school’s trophy case with a league or district title. The ultimate goal is to make a trip to the state tournament. Be it in the Tacoma Dome, the Yakima Sundome or Spokane’s Memorial Arena; it’s the chance to play on the big stage under the big lights. Congratulations to our lo..

Curling Nationals at Xfinity

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

By Joe Clark Everett Post Contributor It isn't every day that a national championship sporting event lands on our doorstep here in Everett but we've got one going on this week. Last month, when the call went out for volunteer help at the USA National Curling Championship (at Xfinity Arena and happening now through Saturday, February 18th) I answered the bell. Although my first volunteer shift isn't until later this week, I headed to the arena on Sunday night to see what ch..

​Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Snohomish County Sports Commission is now accepting nominations for the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Induction Class. The deadline is February 28, 2017. The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame recognizes and honors athletes, coaches, teams and sports contributors, who have distinguished themselves in their sport or vocation on the state, national and/or international stage and thus have brought state, national and/or international acclaim to themselves and Snohomish Cou..

Time to "binge" on post-season prep sports!

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

While football fans worldwide have recovered from last weekend’s SuperBowl in Houston; high school sports fans and athletes are prepping for the start of a month-long post-season binge of district, regional and state competition. The top wrestlers from last week's district meets will advance to the regionals this weekend at various sites; the ultimate destination is Mat Classic XXIX at the Tacoma Dome on February 17th and 18th. In boys swimming, this weekend are the 4A and 3A distri..

​Everett Chorale Gala

Friday, January 27, 2017

Everett Chorale Gala; Saturday, February 25th The Everett Chorale will host its annual Gala & Fundraiser: “Meet Me at the Cabaret” on Saturday February 25, 2017, at the Mukilteo Rosehill Community Center. This event includes dinner, a dessert dash, live and silent auction items and local entertainment, including a sing along with the audience. The Everett Chorale is in its 51st year, performing three times a year at The Everett Performing Arts Center. Dress up and come have a fun nig..

A Street Car Named Desire

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning drama gets local staging Tennessee Williams’ classic “A Streetcar Named Desire” will be presented by Red Curtain Productions January 27 through February 12, 2017 in Marysville. Williams' tale of death, desire and desperation comes to life at the Red Curtain Arts Center, located at 9315 State Avenue #J in Marysville. Blanche and Stella DuBois grew up in the privileged South of the early 20th Century. Having lost the family's entire fortune and property,..

Cheerleading State Championships in Everett

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Go...Cheerleaders! 750+ compete in Cheerleading State Championships at Xfinity Arena in Everett This weekend in Everett, hundreds of cheerleaders will gather to cheer, compete and show their spirit! Saturday, January 28, the top 50 High School Cheerleading teams from across Washington state--including Cascade, Bothell, Meadowdale and Lynnwood--will compete in the 2018 State Cheerleading Championships coordinated by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA)..

Local Businesses Throw Down In The Ultimate Chili Smack Down

Friday, January 06, 2017

MONROE - The First Annual Chili-Bowl features chili, beer and football to benefit Monroe Boys and Girls Club, East County Senior Center, Sky Valley Food Bank and the Monroe Chamber of Commerce. Tuesday, January 31st from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the East County Senior Center gives Monroe residents a chance to eat local, drink local and play local all for a good cause! This free event, presented by Monroe Chamber, Sky Valley Food Bank, East County Senior Center and the Boys and Gir..

Everett radio stations Fox Sports 1380 AM coming soon to 95.3 FM, and Classic Country 1520 AM coming

Monday, October 03, 2016

For Immediate Release October 3, 2016 Everett radio stations Fox Sports 1380 AM coming soon to 95.3 FM, and Classic Country 1520 AM coming soon to 101.1 FM EVERETT, WA. - Everett area fans of local radio stations Classic Country 1520 (KKXA-AM) and Fox Sports 1380 (KRKO-AM) will soon have a new way to hear their favorite shows and music. KKXA-AM, the only radio station playing the greatest country music hits from the 50’s to the 90’s currently plays classic country on your ra..

Cinema Under the Stars FREE SUMMER MOVIE SERIES

Thursday, July 21, 2016

FREE SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Cinema Under the Stars brings outdoor family movies to Silver Lake Everett, Wash.:Summer Fridays are getting better! Join McClain Insurance Services at the Cinema Under the Stars outdoor movie series Friday evenings in July and August. Movies take place at Thornton A. Sullivan Park in Silver Lake (11405 Silver Lake Rd, Everett). Cinema Under the Stars is Everett’s original outdoor movie series. Movies are shown on a giant 15-foot screen, and pre-movie entertai..

Bartell Drugs’ Snohomish Store Celebrates Remodel

Thursday, July 14, 2016

SNOHOMISH—Bartell Drugs announces the celebration of its newly remodeled Snohomish store. Anchoring the corner of Seattle Hill Road and 132nd St. Southeast in Snohomish, the store has had significant updates. This includes modernizing many elements of the building including new, energy-efficient LED lighting fixtures, new store shelving and furniture, and upgraded, attractive flooring. Several areas of the store have updated with expanded product offerings. The market section ..

New at Aquafest this year, BEAUTY BOOT CAMP!

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Join the Award winning Elle Marie Hair Studio for Beauty Boot Camp, new to Aquafest this year. Beauty Boot Camp is a free, interactive, hands on approach to learn the latest styling and hair trends from the pros. Did you know that your hair is one of the first things people notice about you?The experts at Elle Marie can help you find the perfect style and product to look and feel your best. Master the techniques to make even the most elaborate braids fun and easy and how to make flat iron cu..

Larsen Statement on House Sit-in

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Larsen Statement on House Sit-in WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after more than 100 U.S. Representatives and Senators held a sit-in on the House floor to demand action on gun violence prevention: “From Lynnwood to the San Juan Islands,over 160 people from my District called my office today – not to mention the thousands more who reached out on social media – to express support for the sit-in.I heard from a teacher from Marysville S..

Kla Ha Ya Days Honors Snohomish Education Foundation

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Kla Ha Ya Days Honors Snohomish Education Foundation In celebration of the Foundation’s 30th Anniversary, co-founders, Marian Berge and Mal Harding, are the parade grand marshals July 16th at 10:30 a.m. Snohomish, WA June 15, 2016 – In 1986 The Snohomish Education Foundation (SEF) was co-founded by Marian Berge and Mal Harding. Kla Ha Ya Days celebrates the Foundation’s 30th Anniversary with Berge and Harding leading the annual parade as co-grand marshals on Saturday July..

PUD Increases Security at its Facilities

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

PUD Increases Security at its Facilities Everett, WA – In a move to protect its electrical system, employees and customers, Snohomish County PUD has increased the level of security patrols at its operations center, administrative offices and substations. The increased security comes amid more stringent requirements by federal energy regulators. PUD customers will see more patrols at the utility’s substations and at its facilities. Monitoring cameras at substations provide additional..

Wine Foundation Awards Scholarships

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

WINE FOUNDATION AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS Scholarships have been awarded to 11 students totaling $27,000 pursuing careers in the wine industry. The Washington Wine Industry Foundation made the awards from the following funds: Walter J. Clore Scholarship – Established in 1997 by the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers to recognize and honor the research and lifetime achievements of this pioneering Washington vintner. Seven students were awarded Clore Scholarships. Found..

Response from Jeff Sprung, Candidate for Auditor, Regarding His Opponent’s Misleading Attack

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Response from Jeff Sprung, Candidate for Auditor, Regarding His Opponent’s Misleading Attacks Seattle- In response to a release from his opponent earlier today, candidate Jeff Sprung released the following statement: "Mark Miloscia can complain all he wants, but the fact is that he only switched his position on defunding the office's performance audit budget after the News Tribune (http://www.thenewstribune.com/opinion/editorials/article62771217.html) and others exposed his hypocrisy. ..

Business school accreditation extended for UW Bothell, earned by fewer than 5 percent of business sc

Monday, June 06, 2016

News Release June 6, 2016 Contact Lisa Hall 425-352-5461 / lhall7@uw.edu Business school accreditation extended for UW Bothell; AACSB seal earned by fewer than 5 percent of business schools worldwide BOTHELL, Washington -- University of Washington Bothell’s School of Business has maintained its accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 5 percent of the 16,000 business schools worldwide are accredited by AACSB, the longest s..

Katrina Ondracek, Announces Campaign for 44th LD State Representative

Monday, June 06, 2016

United Way of Snohomish County Executive and Longtime Resident, Katrina Ondracek, Announces Campaign for 44th LD State Representative Ondracek kicks off campaign with support from local city, county and state leaders Lake Stevens – United Way of Snohomish County Executive Vice President Katrina Ondracek announced her campaign for State Representative in the 44th Legislative District. Ondracek entered the campaign with endorsements from local leaders across the district incl..

WSU Everett Mars rover team takes 2nd place in international engineering competition

Monday, June 06, 2016

WSU Everett Mars rover team takes 2nd place in international engineering competition EVERETT, Wash. – The rust-colored badlands of the Mars Desert Research Station became a proving ground for aspiring engineers from around the world through the weekend. And at the end, it was students from the Washington State University North Puget Sound at Everett Mars rover team standing on the second-place podium, surrounded on either side by first- and third-place finishers from Poland. ..

Security Industry Association Names Larsen ‘Legislator of the Year’ for Leadership in School Safety

Friday, June 03, 2016

Security Industry Association Names Larsen ‘Legislator of the Year’ for Leadership in School Safety WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, was today named “Legislator of the Year” by the Security Industries Association for his leadership in advancing legislation to encourage school safety. "I appreciate the Security Industry Association's support for school safety,” said Larsen, Co-chair of the Congressional School Safety Caucus. “The School Safety Caucus is a forum to lo..

Two military veterans, social justice organizer graduating from University of Washington Bothell wit

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

News Release June 1, 2016 Contact Lisa Hall 425-352-5461 /lhall7@uw.edu Two military veterans, social justice organizer graduating from University of Washington Bothell with highest awards BOTHELL, Washington – Two military veterans and a social justice organizer are graduating from the University of Washington Bothell with the highest honors in the class of 2016. Army veteran Justin Thompson received the President’s Medal, which recog..

Wine Industry Group Elects Board, Officers

Friday, March 18, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Amanda Brack Communications Coordinator 509-782-8234 WINE INDUSTRY GROUP ELECTS BOARD, OFFICERS John Derrick of Mercer Canyons was elected to serve a three year term on the Board of Directors for the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers by the voting membership that includes vintners and grape growers during their Annual Convention in February held in Kennewick. Ken Lewis of Trail View Farm and Patrick Ra..

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