Boating Season is Here and the Port of Everett is Open

Several boats being launched follow the rule of one per dock and of maintaining a 6-ft distance.

Kyle Ogle, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

As you drive North or South on I-5 it’s hard to miss all of the open water and boatyards that help define an important part of Everett’s culture, boating and watercraft. With all of the new rules being implemented to stay safe during the pandemic, what’s allowed can get confusing. This is espe...

Essential Workers: Working During a Pandemic

Nanny, Andrea Skorheim volunteers at the Everett YMCA and during quarantine has been hosting a Zoom storytime for kids every Monday at 9:45 a.m.

Helene Martin, Managing Editor of Print

May 18, 2020

From childcare to retail, many EvCC students are still working hard to provide essential services to people.  For EvCC student Andrea Skorheim, who has been a nanny for twelve years, working in the midst of quarantine has been “a whole new world to navigate daily.” Skorheim currently nannies ...

EvCC Alumna Recounts Her COVID-19 Experience

EvCC alumna, Katja Wahl,  photographed with a camera in hand prior to contracting COVID-19.

Rick Sinnett, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

Disclaimer: Katja Wahl is a former Clipper staff member and daughter of T. Andrew Wahl, who is the head of EvCC's Journalism and Communications department, as well as the teacher adviser for The Clipper.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported the potential dangers C...

Gov. Jay Inslee Signs New COVID-19 Order

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee signs new COVID-19 order to slowly reopen the state's economy. This photo was taken at the 2020 State of the State Address on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at the Washington State Capital Building in Olympia.

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2020

At 5:01 p.m. today, EvCC President Dr. Daria Willis sent out an announcement via email to the student body regarding the new COVID-19 order signed by Gov. Jay Inslee today.  The new order explains the phases and plans to reopen Washington State’s economy. One of the services that will reopen is higher educat...

Homemade Face Coverings for Those in Need: Local Group Making an Impact

Freshly completed facial covers sewn by Elise Mullins for Masks for Arlington.

Melody Ripsom, Staff Writer

May 2, 2020

With the recent Washington State Department of Health recommendation to wear face coverings in public settings, community social media pages for mask-crafting have been on the rise. Masks for Arlington is a group of volunteer crafters who donate homemade face covers. “It's been so gratifying to help orga...

Everett Man’s Battle and Recovery from COVID-19

Everett Man’s Battle and Recovery from COVID-19

Rick Sinnett, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

On the morning of March 2, Jay Griffin of Everett went to the doctor for bronchitis and a sinus infection. On March 11, he would find out he was infected with COVID-19, the potentially fatal pandemic that is sweeping the globe. Griffin’s doctor confirmed that he did have a sinus infection and bronchitis,...

Snohomish County Sheriff Calls Out Gov. Inslee’s Stay-Home Order

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee addresses the state on the COVID-19 outbreak on Mar. 11, 2020.

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2020

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney voiced his opinion regarding Gov. Inslee’s stay-home order on his Facebook Tuesday evening. After tuning into Gov. Inslee’s Tuesday evening public address, Fortney went to Facebook for an announcement where he stated he wouldn’t be taking any enforcement ac...

COVID-19 in Washington State

The U.S. surgeon general asked citizens to stop buying face masks unless absolutely necessary. He tweeted on Feb. 29,

Rebecca Duffy, Managing Editor of Digital

March 16, 2020

On Jan. 21, the United States confirmed the first case of COVID-19 (novel-coronavirus) in the country. This first confirmed case was of a patient in Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett Washington, only a short walking distance from EvCC. Since January, the number of confirmed cases in Washington...

Homelessness Among Students

Homeless people in Everett, Washington camping under the bridge on Smith Ave.

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

The ground is wet and the temperature is barely above 40 degrees fahrenheit. A man slumps against a wire fence, his hand rests on the lower tray of a shopping cart filled with his possessions. Crows ravage the scattered trash around him. A few feet away is a makeshift shelter of cardboard boxes and blu...

A Second EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Rotator Graphic for  (U.S. Air Force Graphic)

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

EvCC’s Director of Public Relations, Katherine Schiffner has confirmed via email that a second EvCC student has tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). This is the second student in the last two weeks to be confirmed. In an email today by President Willis, she announced that the student was last on c...

Toastmasters International

Daniel Murphy giving a speech to Toastmasters members at Washington Oaks multipurpose room on Feb. 27.

Lakeithia Sakin, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

For over 95 years, Toastmasters International has served as a tool to help people around the world build upon their communication, leadership and public speaking skills. The program has over 358,000 members across 143 countries. There's a Toastmasters group, called The Everett Pacesetters, located in Ev...