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Net Gain: Snohomish County Awarded Funds for Salmon Restoration

Small Chinook Salmon swim inside a spawning tank at Harvey Creek Fish Hatchery.

Kyle Ogle, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

History Washington’s rivers and Puget Sound are home to a fish that defines Western Washington: Salmon. From art at EvCC to the famous fish throwers in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, salmon are an icon for any town located near the Puget Sound. Indigenous people of the Puget Sound region fished for salmon...

What’s the Deal with Mail-In Voting?

What’s the Deal with Mail-In Voting?

Sydney Jackson, 2020-2021 Managing Editor of Content

September 22, 2020

Today marks National Voter Registration Day, and there is a strong push to make sure you are registered to vote. It may seem as if the reminder looms in every task, from checking social media to glancing at the SUV covered in chalk paint driving by. With the 2020 presidential election nearing, it is almost ...

We Don’t Talk About Black Women Enough: A Speech by Sophia Tekola

The abandoned Seattle Police Department East Precinct on Capitol Hill, defaced as the

Jacob Dickson, Assistant Editor

June 15, 2020

In front of a crowd of hundreds gathered around a stage in front of the abandoned Seattle East Police Precinct on Capitol Hill, several black women activists and leaders spoke out on a range of topics for three hours on the afternoon of Saturday, Jun. 13.  Sophia Tekola, the Seattle Central College B...

An Observation of Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

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Amy Gilbert McGrath, Assistant Editor

June 15, 2020

The people occupying the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) in Seattle are prepared to stay for a while and have begun creating their own community co-op program. Gardens are being planted, food is being donated, medical teams are established and peacekeeping agents have been patrolling the streets. ...

City Worker Safety in the City of Everett

Masks and gloves are being provided to many essential city workers in Everett as protective gear from COVID-19.

Kyle Ogle, Staff Writer

June 13, 2020

Snohomish County has recently moved into Phase Two, which means that the pandemic has cooled, but the risk is still there. Many people are still out of work or working from home, and businesses are limited 50% capacity or less, some still yet to open. With all of this happening, city workers have st...

Speakers Share Personal Experiences at Everett BLM Protest

A crowd of peaceful protesters in front of the Everett Municipal Building gathered to hear from the protest’s speakers.

Nichole Bascue, Staff Writer

June 11, 2020

Up to 1,000 peaceful protesters gathered on the corners of Everett Ave. and Broadway in downtown Everett on the afternoon of Jun. 6. The crowd then marched through the city, chanting with signs and fists raised, before gathering in front of the Everett Municipal Building to hear from the protest’s sp...

How EvCC Is Affected as Washington Moves Into Phase 2

As Washington enters phase 2, citizens are encouraged to continue wearing face coverings in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Kyle Ogle, Staff Writer

June 11, 2020

Snohomish county officially moved into Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s re-opening plan on Friday Jun. 5. EvCC President Dr. Daria Willis made an announcement over email on Jun. 8 that EvCC will be following Washington’s phase 2 regulations. Updates can be seen on EvCC’s website.  According to...

Black Lives Matter Protest in Downtown Everett

Deans of EvCC were in attendance at the peaceful Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Everett on Jun. 6, 2020. They wore shirts and held signs that said

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Assistant Editor

June 8, 2020

Approximately 1,000 supporters came out to Everett on Saturday, Jun. 6, to wave signs and march for the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Everett police briefly closed off all lanes of traffic at the intersection of Everett Ave. and Broadway around 3:50 p.m. to safely move the crowd west on Everett ...

EvCC Partners with Volunteers of America Western Washington

VOA Director of Marketing and Communications, Cory Armstrong-Hoss (Middle) speaking with someone as volunteers load boxes of food into their trunk at the drive-through food bank distribution site in parking lot J of EvCC’s main campus on Wednesday, Jun. 3 to help stop food insecurity around Snohomish County.

Daniel Albert, Editor in Chief

June 3, 2020

EvCC President Dr. Daria Willis was proud to announce that the college has partnered up with the Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOA) to become a drive-through food bank distribution site in parking lot J of EvCC’s main campus. With Snohomish County already suffering from the economic e...