Posts Tagged Everett

Captain George Vancouver declares New Georgia, including site of modern-day Everett

Posted 4 June 2012 by
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Captain George Vancouver

On June 4, 1792, Captain George Vancouver claimed a region he called New Georgia for his monach, King George III of Great Britain. When he did this, he was anchored in the waters of Possession Sound near the site of present-day Everett, Washington. In the end, we know how this story ended.

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Support a Native Son of Everett: Glenn Beck

Posted 6 November 2009 by
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Glenn Beck

In August 2009, Glenn Beck was given the Key to the City of the place he calls his hometown, Mount Vernon, Washington. This makes Beck the second most important person in the world with ties to Mount Vernon. Even though Beck claims Mount Vernon as his hometown, he was not born there. Did you know [...]

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Another Rick Larsen achievement

Posted 13 August 2009 by
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Hon. Rick Larsen on the Colbert Report

In honor of US Rep. Rick Larsen’s hosting of a medical reform legislation town hall meeting with about 3,000 people last night in Everett, it is time to honor Larsen’s other great achievement. Being on the Colbert Report. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Better Know a District – Washington’s 2nd – [...]

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Kabuki theater can be a good thing

Posted 12 August 2009 by
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Rick Larsen at the Everett Town Hall on Health Care

The Hon. Rick Larsen, US Representative from the 2nd District of Washington State (D), moved his Everett, Washington, town hall forum on health care to Everett Memorial Stadium. For a bit more than 2.5 hours, Rep. Larsen led a respectful discussion with a crowd estimated by several sources of around 3000 people, including the Everett [...]

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One of the reasons I live here

Posted 10 March 2009 by
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One of the reasons I live hereOriginally uploaded by rrchapman The snow yesterday had one silver lining. Well, maybe a pink lining would be more accurate. This is looking to the northeast from my living room at the Cascade Mountains. The sun is setting in the west, as is its custom. The brilliant color was [...]

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12 months, but not 52 weeks

Posted 29 January 2009 by
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Like many other local motorcycle riders, I don’t winterize my Honda VTX. The reason? I am able to ride year ’round. That is, I can ride 12 months per year, but not 52 weeks. There is a reason for not being able to ride 52 weeks. This year the reason was a little more of [...]

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