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Posted on: March 1, 2024

Automated traffic safety cameras come to Everett

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EVERETT, Wash. – The activation of traffic safety cameras in Everett is set to begin this spring, and warning signs are being installed at the first location – on West Casino Road, in front of Horizon Elementary -- this week. The goal of Everett’s automat...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Upcoming work on SR 529 will impact access to Smith Island

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EVERETT, Wash. – Upcoming Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) work on State Route (SR) 529 will impact access to Smith Island, including the Everett Animal Shelter and Langus Riverfront Park, starting this spring and occurring periodical...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

GeekFest West is coming to Everett this July

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Geek enthusiasts, rejoice! GeekFest West,  https://www.geekfest.com/, a locally owned and operated event, will take the Everett Area by storm from July 19 to July 21, 2024. Be prepared for an unforgettable celebration of all things geeky.

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Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: March 10, 2020

City announces call for artists for new Casino Road area utility box art project

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett is introducing a new community art initiative to enhance the appearance of public works utility box cabinets through the application of art-printed vinyl. They recently launched a call for artists, seeking local...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Public Works offers tips to prepare for winter weather

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EVERETT, Wash. – With cold temperatures and snow in the forecast, Everett Public Works offers tips and resources to help community members prepare for snow and ice. The community is encouraged to check road conditions before leaving home and cle...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Mayor Franklin appoints former police chief, Dan Templeman, to senior executive director

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EVERETT, Wash. – During the Everett City Council meeting on Dec. 6, 2023, Mayor Cassie Franklin announced that she has appointed former police chief, Dan Templeman, to serve as a senior executive director. Templeman served the Everett community as a membe...

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

Statement from Mayor Cassie Franklin on City’s continued support of Everett AquaSox

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EVERETT, Wash. – At the Nov. 29, 2023 City Council meeting, council members voted to authorize the mayor to sign two professional services agreements related to the Everett Stadium Project, which would serve as a new home for Everett’s...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

I-5/US 2 Interchange online open house #2 is live!

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Your feedback will help to shape the region! 

Visit everettwa.gov/I5US2study to share your feedback on concepts that are being considered for the I-5/US 2 interchange now through December 15, 2023. You may also attend our in-person open house this...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Mayor Franklin appoints John DeRousse to be Everett’s new police chief

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EVERETT, WA – Mayor Cassie Franklin announced her selection for the City of Everett’s new police chief: Deputy Chief John DeRousse. DeRousse proudly accepted the position and was sworn in at the Nov. 1, 2023 Everett City Council meetin...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Mayor Cassie Franklin announces drug crisis task force

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EVERETT, WA – Mayor Cassie Franklin announced the creation of a new task force that will focus on the city’s urgent drug crisis, related to fentanyl, meth and other deadly illegal substances, and its impacts on community safety. 

“People in our co...

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Everett to start update process for its Hazard Mitigation Plan

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett has started the process of updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP), which is its long-term strategy for reducing the risk and impact of natural disasters. Community involvement will be an important component of this upd...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Mayors urge Congress to declare access to mental health and homeless services top priorities

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EVERETT, WA – This week, the U.S. Conference of Mayors unanimously approved a resolution urging the U.S. Congress and the Administration to declare America’s mental health and homelessness emergencies as America’s top domesti...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

City of Everett reaches $4.19 million settlement with pharmacies on opioid epidemic lawsuit

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EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett announced a $4.19 million settlement has been reached on its lawsuit against several pharmaceutical corporations for their contributions to the local opioid crisis: CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Teva and Allergan. ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Community outreach project to guide City of Everett operations and priorities

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EVERETT, Wash. - The City of Everett’s Mayor’s Office released the results of a community outreach project conducted earlier this year, identifying challenges, opportunities and priorities for the future of the city. 

“It has always been very impo...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Everett named bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett has been named a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. The award recognizes the work the City has done to develop its bicycle network, making Everett a safer, more accessible commu...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

City of Everett to host tuition-free Bezos Academy Preschool in 2022

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EVERETT, Wash. – Today, the City of Everett announced a 10-year lease agreement with Bezos Academy to open a tuition-free, Montessori-inspired preschool to open fall 2022. This project came to fruition following consultation with multiple civic ...

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