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New Abortion Laws Causing Civil Unrest: Know Your Options in Washington State

New Abortion Laws Causing Civil Unrest: Know Your Options in Washington State

Adrienne Plummer, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Current abortion laws are being overturned in multiple states now and their replacements are creating civil unrest and public backlash across the United States. Washington state has fairly left-of-center abortion laws. Governor Jay Inslee stated in a tweet, “Here are the facts: Reproductive righ...

Community Reacts to New Commercial Flights at Paine Field

Community Reacts to New Commercial Flights at Paine Field

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

It has been over two months since the first commercial flight took off from Paine Field Snohomish County airport. On March 4, 2019, Alaska Airlines boarded one of its Embraer 175 jets with passengers bound for Portland, Oregon. Run by Propeller Airports, the world-class two-gate terminal was designed ...

Everett Farmers Market Opens: How Shopping at Local Markets Can Better the Community

Everett Farmers Market Opens: How Shopping at Local Markets Can Better the Community

Eve Chamberlin, Contributing Writer

May 22, 2019

By shopping at local farmer markets and co-ops, students promote sustainability that could result in a healthier planet. One prime example of a good place to shop would be the Everett Farmers Market- a series of stands and tents that vendors bring to share their goods with the public. It is close t...

Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry Terminal Construction Underway: $167 million Allocated to Improve Safety

Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry Terminal Construction Underway: $167 million Allocated to Improve Safety

Sona Porter, Assistant Editor

May 22, 2019

The Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry service, one of the busiest ferry routes in the state, is getting a new terminal. The ferry service has been around for decades and, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), serves more than 4.2 million riders every year. The new construction, ...

Upcoming Projects to Alleviate Snohomish County Traffic

Upcoming Projects to Alleviate Snohomish County Traffic

Rebecca Duffy, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Solutions to traffic congestion on I-5 and other problem areas are in the works here in Snohomish County. Roads will be made safer and bumper-to-bumper traffic will become less of a daily struggle for local commuters when road work is finished. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation c...

More Housing in the Neighborhood… Maybe

More Housing in the Neighborhood… Maybe

Katina Brown, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

  New affordable housing is coming to the neighborhood and will be built very close to EvCC campus and EvCC does not support the project as it could potentially lose students from their two dorms, Cedar and Mountain View Hall. The building will replace the old Lilly’s Garden restaurant on...

How Local Cities Handled Snow Removal

How Local Cities Handled Snow Removal

Adrienne Plummer, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Seattle and surrounding areas were warned about an incoming winter storm over the weekend. Leading up to the weekend grocery stores were raided by concerned customers, leaving their shelves barren. But why is everyone so worried? Will the snow storm really prevent travel for more than a day? Four to...

Dick’s Drive-In Celebrates 65 Years: A Photojournalist’s Experience

Dick’s Drive-In Celebrates 65 Years: A Photojournalist’s Experience

Simon Krane, Staff Photographer

January 30, 2019

Name: Dick’s.  Age: 65 years old. Appearance: As slovenly and as edible as any fast food. Hey now, Dick’s is a national Seattle chain with great food. And great at making a basic burger for the masses.  Simon Krane At a pretty good price, too. And Jan. 29 was a specially-priced day as...

PNW Outdoors: Heybrook Lookout

PNW Outdoors: Heybrook Lookout

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

The Pacific Northwest has many great hikes to offer students during any season whether there is sunshine or snow. One trail that is rated as a beginners level hike according to hike-finder outbound.com is the Heybrook Lookout trail. Depending on traffic conditions, it’s about an hour from EvCC....

PNW Outdoors: Smith Island

PNW Outdoors: Smith Island

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Less than 15 minutes away from EvCC is Smith Island. It's a small island between Everett and Marysville. The island is easily overlooked for anything beyond its factories and boat storage. In addition to the factories and boat storage that is visible from Interstate 5 it houses an animal shelter, a p...

PNW Outdoors: Howarth Park

PNW Outdoors: Howarth Park

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

With midterms coming, EvCC students may be looking for a place to take a minute to disconnect from social media and have some time to themselves. Howarth Park is about a 15 minute drive from EvCC where there is a spectacular view of the Puget Sound. Howarth Park is a three-level, dog friendly park with trails con...