May 25, 2024 4:29 pm

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EASC and business leaders to advocate priorities in DC

federal priorities

EVERETT—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) is holding its annual D.C. Fly-In May 7-10, bringing business and community leaders together to discuss the region’s federal priorities over a three-day itinerary. Delegation members will meet with congressional members, Senators and federal agencies as they take Economic Alliance Snohomish County’s federal agenda to key policy makers. The trip […]

Public invited to community forum on DEI in Economic Development 

Economic Development

EVERETT—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC), in collaboration with the City of Snohomish, Snohomish Chamber of Commerce, and the Historic Downtown Snohomish Association, is hosting the IDEA Forum (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility) on April 11, 2024.   Sponsored by Community Transit, The IDEA Forum aims to ignite dialogue and action concerning the significance of diversity, equity, and […]

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, […]

Community Block Party on March 30 to celebrate opening of the Swift Orange Line

Swift Orange Line block party

LYNNWOOD—Community Transit is celebrating the grand opening of the Swift Orange Line on March 30 and the whole community is invited to join a family-friendly, taste-tantalizing, busloads-of-fun Block Party! Whether you’re a transit enthusiast, foodie, or just looking for a fun day out, mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss this! The block […]

New Community Transit Swift Orange Line, route changes coming March 30

Swift Orange Line

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—On March 30, Community Transit is making significant changes to several local routes and adding more service with a new bus rapid transit (BRT) line, the Swift Orange Line, and three new local bus routes. The expanded service will offer riders more frequent trips. Schedule changes on most routes will improve reliability, ensuring people […]

Economic Alliance shares forecast for Snohomish County, presents awards

Economic forecast snohomish

TULALIP—The Economic Alliance of Snohomish County shared its economic forecast and presented five awards to key community members at its annual meeting on Wednesday, February 21, at Tulalip Resort and Casino. The event kicked off with a networking lunch in the resort’s gorgeous Orca Ballroom before Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President and CEO, took the stage […]

Daniel Tappana is new Business Retention and Expansion Coordinator for EASC

Daniel Tappana

EVERETT—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Tappana as its new Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Coordinator. Tappana brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in economic development and business growth strategies to the EASC team. His appointment is effective March 4, 2024. “Economic […]

Economic Alliance Snohomish County Annual Meeting on February 21

Economic Alliance Annual Meeting

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) is pleased to announce its Economic Forecast & Annual Meeting, a convergence of minds, ambition, and foresight as we forecast and redefine the economic future for Snohomish County. The event is a collaborative effort with Banner Bank, The Boeing Company, Alaska Airlines, and Herald Media.  The event will take place […]

Transportation update: Lynnwood Light Rail and Swift Orange Line

transportation update

EVERETT—The Economic Alliance of Snohomish County held a Coffee Chat event with local leaders on February 6 to discuss key transportation projects within Snohomish County, including the Lynnwood Link Extension, offering an update on developments shaping the county’s transportation landscape. The event was hosted by Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President and CEO of the Economic Alliance, […]

Garry Clark to depart Economic Alliance Snohomish County

garry clark

EVERETT—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) announced Thursday that is entering a leadership transition as Garry Clark, President and CEO, will be departing the organization to seek new opportunities. “We are grateful for Garry’s contributions and leadership during his time with us,” stated Rich White, outgoing Chair for EASC’s Board of Trustees. “Garry embodied Snohomish County’s […]

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