Everett’s first black City Council member turns 90
Carl Gipson gets a hug from his great granddaughter Ruby Gipson during his 90th birthday party at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett on Saturday, Jan. 11.
Carl Gipson faced racism in the South and broke down barriers in Everett.
Planning commission reviews Polygon’s plans
Project back before board on Jan. 21
EVERETT - Homebuilder Polygon Northwest was pegged as the rescuer of the long-stalled Riverfront Development project, but the company’s plans for suburbia come with the price of wiping out an established city vision of a thriving urban extension of downtown.
Avenue E property owner back before city for new permit
SNOHOMISH - The city and a protective group of citizens are butting heads again over a land use issue at the familiar site of 402 Ave. E.
Mayor lays off economic development manager
MONROE - Mayor Geoffrey Thomas laid off the city’s economic development manager Jeff Sax.
School board selects Caroline Mason to fill seat
Board member Jessica Olson resigns
EVERETT - The Everett School Board added one face and lost another last week.
Health officials recommend people get flu shots
Free shots available in Lynnwood on Jan. 18
SNOHOMISH COUNTY - If your holidays were spent coughing in bed, you’re not alone.
Vote shuts down social card games at senior center
SNOHOMISH - The Snohomish Senior Center can no longer host social card games for money after a close vote by the City Council last week.