May 30, 2024 6:31 am

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Community Transit’s Swift Orange Line now open for business, on time and under budget

Orange Line

LYNNWOOD—Community Transit launched its new Swift Orange line with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Lynnwood Transit Center on Saturday, March 30. The Swift Orange Line is an 11-mile Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) expansion that connects Edmonds College in Lynnwood to McCollum Park & Ride in Mill Creek with stops at Lynnwood Transit Center, Alderwood Mall, […]

WSU Everett highlights successes and future plans at annual address

president Schultz

EVERETT—Washington State University President Kurt Schultz provided insights into the past year’s achievements and challenges, as well as the future direction of the university at the State of the University Address held on the Everett campus on March 26. The address began by highlighting the University’s recent fusion week, which was held on October 12 […]

Terri Mestas joins Sound Transit as Deputy CEO for Megaproject Delivery

Terri Mestas

SEATTLE—Sound Transit on Wednesday, March 27, announced that Terri Mestas has been appointed as deputy CEO for megaproject delivery, a new position created to lead the development of the agency’s concurrent projects quickly and effectively and bring forth ways to accelerate project timelines and reduce capital expenditures. Sound Transit currently has the largest transit expansion program […]

Mother charged for the murder of her 4-year-old son, Ariel


EVERETT, Wash., March 29, 2024—The Everett Police Department arrested Janet Ernestina Garcia on Friday, March 29, for the death of her 4-year-old son, local missing boy Ariel Garcia. Janet Garcia was placed in custody by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, March 27, for “making false statements to a public servant,” jail records state […]

WSU Speaker Event series kicks off with a conversation on Democratizing Data

WSU Everett empowered

EVERETT—Washington State University’s Everett campus held its first ever WSU Everett Empowered speaker event Thursday, March 28, discussing open public safety data with Dr. David Makin, Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. Dr. Makin is a leader in blending technology with public safety to enhance community safety and foster meaningful connections. […]

Visit Seattle invites LGBTQIA+ couples to renew their vows on Love for All Boat


SEATTLE—On the heels of Seattle’s 50th anniversary of Pride, Visit Seattle, the destination marketing organization for Seattle and King County, is proudly welcoming LGBTQIA+ couples from all over to make a splash with their love through a uniquely Seattle vow renewal experience. On May 30, the organization will transform one of the city’s famed cruising […]

Missing 4-year-old Everett boy, Ariel Garcia, found dead

4-year-old Ariel

EVERETT—The body of 4-year-old Ariel Garcia was located in a location outside of Everett around 5:55 p.m., Thursday, March 28, according to Everett Police. The family has been notified. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. Major Crimes detectives from the Everett Police Department are actively involved in this […]

Juvenile in stolen vehicle causes three-car collision on HWY 99

three-car collision

LYNNWOOD—A juvenile operating a stolen vehicle sped down Highway 99 and caused a three-car collision near 176th Street around 2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28. The suspect, a 16-year-old male from West Richland, has been booked into Denney Juvenile Detention Center. The suspect had several outstanding felony warrants at the time of his arrest for attempted […]

Marysville seeks vendors, performers for upcoming events

marysville events

The city of Marysville is seeking vendors and performers for upcoming community events. Do you have a talent, display, product or service that represents your culture? Or a product or service specifically for dogs and the people who love them? We would love to hear from you! Multi-Cultural Festival Sunday, May 19, 1-4 p.m. Marysville […]

South County Fire Open House at Hilton Lake Fire Station

Hilton Lake Fire Station

The public is invited to meet your firefighters and learn hands-only CPR at Neighborhood Night! South County Fire is hosting a Neighborhood Night Open House on Thursday, April 11, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Hilton Lake Fire Station 12, 3525 108th St SE, Everett. Drop by the fire station any time during this free event […]

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