April 20, 2024 1:15 pm

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‘Gloaming on Mount Baker’ featured 2024 Edmonds Arts Festival Poster

Edmonds Arts Festival

EDMONDS—The 2024 Edmonds Arts Festival will take place Father’s Day weekend, June 14-16th at Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, WA 98020. Festival hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You are enjoying a leisurely stroll on a windswept Edmonds beach. The skies are clear, the air […]

Applications for Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program now open

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Snohomish County is accepting applications for the 2024 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). SFMNP provides eligible low-income seniors with a free $80 benefit card to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets, farm stores, and farm stands. To learn more about the program, including eligibility requirements, and to apply easily online, […]

Port of Everett seeking bids for new wave of retail/restaurant spaces at Waterfront Place

Port Everett bids

EVERETT—The Port of Everett announced the release of a Request for Bids to construct the next two retail buildings at Fisherman’s Harbor in Waterfront Place. The construction opportunity is focused on new parcel development of two new multi-tenant retail buildings totaling 21,000+ square feet at parcels A6 and A12 and a new 78-stall parking lot […]

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 […]

The new Swift Orange Line is here!

Swift Orange Line

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Community Transit’s Swift network is expanding. With the addition of the new Swift Orange Line, you can take the bus to even more destinations in the region! Before you head out, check out what Community Transit has available to help get you where you need to go with our Destination Guides. These guides help you […]

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

4-year-old

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 […]

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