April 20, 2024 4:27 am

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County approves ballot measure to expand Port of Everett boundary

Port Everett boundary

EVERETT—On March 12, 2024, the Snohomish County Council unanimously approved a motion to place the petition by the Port of Everett for boundary enlargement on the August 2024 primary ballot. Council action follows a historic first by the Port of Everett Commission, which on December 19, 2023, unanimously passed Resolution No. 1220 directing Port staff […]

Port of Everett presents expansion to County Council for ballot approval

Port Everett

EVERETT—Port of Everett CEO & Executive Director Lisa Lefeber gave a presentation on expanding its boundaries to the Snohomish County Council during their legislative session on January 24. The Council is expected to vote on moving the ballot measure forward in mid-February. The port’s decision is influenced by public outreach conducted in 2018 and 2019. […]

Voters may decide in August to allow Port of Everett boundary expansion

port everett boundary

EVERETT—In a historic action, the Port of Everett Commission on Tuesday unanimously passed Resolution No. 1220, directing Port staff to submit a proposition to expand the existing boundary of the Port District to the Snohomish County Council for voter consideration. This is the first resolution of its kind in 205 years since the citizens voted to […]

Four exceptional youths awarded college book grants by SCBHC

SCBHC grants

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., June 28, 2023—Four graduating high school students were awarded “Budding Youth” award grants at the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s (SCBHC) Red and White Banquet on April 29 for the first time ever. In addition to an adornment, each student received a college book grant, as part of that award, that will […]

SCBHC Youth Initiative students are off to Nation’s capital to tour colleges

SCBHC youth

EVERETT, Wash., June 10, 2023—This August, the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s (SCBHC) Youth Initiative Program is headed to Washington D.C. to tour two historically Black colleges. From August 2 through August 8, 16 students, ranging in age from 11 to 22, and four chaperones will arrive in our Nation’s Capital, visit its many historical […]

Celebrating Black Excellence at annual Red and White Banquet

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MILL CREEK, Wash., June 8, 2023—The Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee (SCBHC) celebrated Black Excellence by recognizing members of the community deemed “roses” at its Red and White Banquet Award Ceremony, on April 29, at Mill Creek Foursquare Church. The awards were divided into a rose’s various stages – roots, stems, budding youth or “past, […]

Port of Everett authorizes $15 million treasury note to fund Millwright project

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EVERETT, Wash., April 8, 2022 – The Port of Everett Commission authorized the sale of a $15 million treasury note to the Snohomish County Treasurer’s Office on April 5, marking a first-of-its-kind investment by the County to fund local economic development infrastructure at the Port. The action allows the Port to leverage its excellent A2 […]

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