Hours of operation for services outside The Outdoor Adventure program gets sailors Bldg. Call Outdoor Recreation for Main Exchange 9 a. Monday through Friday more information. Wednesday through Saturday, place to purchase discount tickets to North- Bldg.
Monday through Friday and 9: Sunday Autoport Service Center The theater offers more http: Monday through Thurs- from.
Stop by to view a current list of movies Other Facilities day and noon to 9 p. Friday through Sunday and pick one to play. Fleet Gas Station, Bldg. Monday through Friday, ence capabilities and a music sound booth. Saturday, and 10 a. High-top Around Town tab for Naval full-sized basketball court with bleacher seat- tables with power outlets are also available for Station Everett.
Snohomish County covers 2, square miles There are also shopping, dining and nightlife British Captain George Vancouver landed from Skagit County to the north and King opportunities for residents to explore: Annual on the beach south of Hebolb on June 4, , County, with its star city Seattle, to the South. Its Port Susan Bay. By the Treaty of , with about , residents. From saltwater For thousands of years the Snohomish and Great Britain and the United States established beaches and rolling farmlands in the west to related Native American tribes inhabited the the 49th parallel as the northern border between dense forest in the mountainous east, the county area that presently comprises Snohomish Canada and the U.
Sixty-eight County and Hat, Whidbey and Camano islands. On June 15, , Britain ceded its agricultural. Snohomish River to Monroe. The county offers many historical and cultural lowed the traditional cycle of fishing, hunting In , the Oregon Territory, composed of attractions, plus modern amenities. In addition and gathering along the two major river systems present-day Washington, Oregon and Idaho to its peaceful natural settings, there are arche- that flow through the land: Outdoor River, with its north and south forks, and the was established.
Washington Territory, which http: Isaac Stevens and 81 tribal leaders met at fueling development that lasted until the Point Elliott to sign a treaty between regional stock market crash.
Its lumbering economy tumbled. Mills established at Tulalip. About a dozen homesteaders and Seattle, began wartime production on the Everett Snohomish County Visitor Center at squatters chose this location as well. As the pop- waterfront in On July 4, , Joseph Pearsall struck west quickly connected rural areas and small gold and staked a claim at Monte Cristo.
In Boeing began Snohomish, WA Trades unions gained scape since the s. When 34th Ave. Box World War I dashed the hopes of many reform- Everett, which was dedicated in Its website pro- Earthquakes the Pacific Northwest. However, wildfires have vides information on creating an emergency plan Washington, especially the Puget Sound basin, occurred in every month of the year.
Short-term and emergency kit, pet preparedness and disaster has a history of frequent earthquakes. More than loss caused by wildfires can include the destruc- preparedness for schools.
For more information 1, earthquakes occur in the state each year, tion of timber, wildlife habitat, scenic vistas and about local disaster preparedness, visit http: It is important to ing. Long-term effects include smaller timber The following are considered significant haz- be prepared for earthquakes before they occur. Identify potential hazards in your home. Secure areas and destruction of cultural and economic Floods top-heavy furniture to a wall. Use earthquake resources and community infrastructure.
When wildfires threaten, remain calm. Listen Damage from flooding exceeds damage from putty on hanging pictures and mirrors. Secure objects on shelves that could become projectiles to the radio and television for fire reports and all other natural hazards in Washington state. Follow the advice given Floods cause loss of life and damage to struc- In case of an earthquake, remember: Tell your family and friends you tures, crops, land, flood control structures, roads cover and hold on.
If you are not near a table or may need to evacuate and let them know where and utilities. Floods also cause erosion and land- desk, drop to the floor against an interior wall you are going. Preload your car with emergency slides and can transport debris and toxic prod- and protect your head and neck with your arms. Face ucts that inflict secondary damage.
Avoid exterior walls, windows, hanging objects, your vehicle in the direction of escape, and keep Although floods can happen at any time dur- mirrors and other objects that could fall. If advised to evacuate, do ing the year, there are typical seasonal patterns For more tips on earthquake safety, visit so immediately.
Rainfall combined with melting of the Severe Storms low-elevation snow pack typically cause winter Strong winds and large hail, thunderstorms, and early spring floods.
During Get a feel for your new community by tapping moving in from the Pacific Ocean. Typically, a a flash flood watch or warning, stay tuned to local into its news and entertainment options online. Remember for further weather information. If you are driving, avoid flooded areas.
If Television stations after the final thunderclap. The Boeing plant there several major roadways and a ferry system. Paine Field supported the first test flights and either taking the direct path of the north-south- Ground transportation includes bus, taxi, deliveries of the new Boeing Dreamliners running Interstate 5 or the smaller -- but just as shuttle, Amtrak and rental car services, as well and Intercontinentals and Freighters.
The scenic -- state highways. Paine Field operations con- The county is served by several public trans- are 13 rental car companies to choose from. King County International Airport 46, direct jobs into 76, of them. In a service area of more than that connect the county to the rest of the state http: There are four north-south With more than 40 buses serving 12 routes, Metro operates bus, trolley and Demand routes: The only complete east-west route is paratransit services seven days a week, includ- serve destinations across the county.
Route 2, which ends just a few miles east ing most holidays, within the city of Everett. At is equipped with a bicycle rack and a wheelchair of NS Everett. Visit the website for http: Washington State information, including traffic maps and cameras, Ferries on its website, but you can also download its free Greyhound Third Ave. The 22 distinctive green-and-white ships leads statewide efforts and builds partnerships to King County Metro Transit are legally part of the state highway system. Jackson St to Clinton and Edmonds to Kingston.
For information about distracted driving, pedes- Seattle, WA Fol owing these 10 rules wil ensure a safe and courteous journey. Be wel -informed 7. Posted maximum speeds are for ideal driving conditions. For Adjust your speed for traffic, road and visibility conditions or when not operating longer trips, include a rest stop every two hours, sooner if you are tired.
Higher speeds magnify errors and decrease response times. It Pack an emergency ration kit of water and nonperishable food items such as helps to maintain a large "safety cushion" around your vehicle to change lanes energy bars. Always wear your seat belt: Seat belts keep you in control and ready to react 8. Everyone should wear a seatbelt while in the vehicle. Routinely check tires, brakes, lights, 3. Put the phone down: A mobile phone is great for roadside emergencies, but wipers and fluid levels.
Pack a flashlight, blanket and first-aid kit. In cold using a phone while you drive drastically reduces your reaction time to all climates, pack extra warm clothing. Carry a mobile phone for emergencies. Minimize distractions by concentrating on the road, not objects, 9. Move your disabled vehicle: If your car breaks down, move it off the road people or events inside your vehicle.
Scan the roadway continually for hazards. Keep or using your hazard lights, then stay inside and ask passersby to cal police. Know what is happening If unable to move the car out of traffic, get al passengers to exit the vehicle wel in front of you; watch for brake lights. If you must walk to a traffic beside and behind you. Pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, vehicles of varying Never drive while under the influence of alcohol, sizes, as wel as drivers of various ages and skil levels, al have a right to use prescription or street drugs, or over-the-counter medications that make you the road.
Slow down and give others time and space to proceed safely. Not only wil you put yourself and your passengers in danger, but a them as if they were dear friends -- they are to someone. Be predictable and courteous and signal your inten- a driver if you think you are going to drink. Road rage and normal fatigue can tions so other road users know what you plan to do next.
Use your horn or also impair your response time. Be calm, wel -rested, alert and attentive any headlights, if necessary. Thursday The state of Washington prohibits drivers from You are considered a Washington resident making calls on handheld wireless telephones Lynwood when you do any of the following: Tuesday, Wednesday, Fri- of an expiration date.
Transportation website for interactive maps, Find many of the required forms and general The state spells out what is required for information about road closures and travel advi- information at www. Skagit County County in was about 8 percent higher home can visit www. County to the south and Island County to the of housing about 27 percent more , according west.
Dwindling Snohomish County, created out of Island Cascade Range, which holds the highest point housing inventory has caused prices to skyrocket County on Jan. In , an estimated , people Lushootseed language and of disputed mean- Area Chamber of Commerce website at www.
Chief William Shelton, http: Census the last hereditary tribal chief of the Snohomish Communities in Snohomish County near Bureau says.
Naval Station Everett, in Snohomish County, this, saying the word means "a style of union Arlington is more than 6, people strong, and approxi- among them," "the braves" or even "sleeping N.
Possession Sound and toward the northwestern side of the county. The Washington Realtors group is while the eastern border is bound by the sum- 19, residents. The city was mapped out by a central source of local real estate information mits of the Cascade Range. Four counties are European Americans in , named after http: Everett Wetmore Ave. It began as a planned indus- trial city, a lumber mill town, the economic offspring of John D.
Rockefeller and other East Coast capitalists. Navy Homeport, Naval Station www. The Boeing facility is the largest building Lord Henry Arlington and incorporated as a city with a headcount estimated at 41, in It was once Edmonds, which incorporated in George Boeing is now the top employer in the city logging camps in the vicinity.
Historically, Franklin Edmunds, whom George Brackett and county. Arlington was a railroad town: It was on the admired, or in association with nearby Point The city is dotted with 40 parks, including Northern Pacific NP main line that stretched Edmund, named by explorer Charles Wilkes in Walter E.
Hall Park, which boasts a golf course from the Canadian border to Snohomish, and , but changed later to Point Edwards. As the through and early settlers and investors grew trails and an animal farm.
Unfortu- This residential community is Things who reside in Everett is The cost of living is about 16 percent ments, including one planned near the municipal development and steady growth. The cost of living is about facing slopes of Puget Sound provides many Everett is home to the AquaSox minor league 21 percent higher than the overall U. Mean travel time to work for those Main St. Edmonds has a variety of Lake Stevens, WA N a local scuba diving site. The population has more as a city with an initial population of , but with the signing of the Point Elliott Treaty in than doubled from just over 29, in to soon its popularity and natural beauty, combined between the United States and the Tulalip nearly 67, in , making it the second- with changing commuter habits, drew more and people to establish a reservation for them and largest city in Snohomish County.
Today Lake Stevens territory. The timber industry quickly moved Marysville gave it the nickname of "Strawberry has approximately 31, residents living in its in, staking several claims during the s in City," and the sweet berries are still celebrated approximately 9 square miles. Log- -- and eaten -- in June at the annual Straw- Mean travel time to work for residents of Lake gers and the nearby Tulalip reservation provided berry Festival.
Residents and visitors alike can Stevens is 32 minutes. The cost of living there ample customers for trade, and in , the fed- enjoy Ebey Waterfront Park on the Snohomish is 24 percent higher than the national average, eral government authorized a small trading post River Delta and Port Gardner Bay, one of the http: Median rent is with James P. The post prospered, and when timber trad- The cost of living in the city is 16 percent ers wanted to sell 1, acres of nearby land Lynnwood higher than the national average.
Median rent in , Comeford was in a position to buy 44th Ave. Mean travel time to work is By , his wife, Maria, had opened the first The name "Lynnwood" was the brainchild More and more set- Mukilteo, which means "good camping name of the nearby Alderwood Manor commu- tlers arrived by rail and steamboat, and in ground," is a waterfront city in Snohomish nity.
Neighboring entrepreneurs piggybacked Marysville incorporated. Today, Lynnwood, with a population of almost 37,, is a mix of urban, suburban, small city, crossroads and bedroom community to many pro- fessionals who work in Seattle. Shopping, though, is its mainstay. Overall, the cost of living in Lynnwood is 26 percent higher than the national average, according to data from www. Mean travel time to work in Lynnwood is COM State Ave. Snohomish has con- top and bottom of boxes. The lighthouse, still standing, was than the national average, as a result of high- tant step in your relocation process.
Purchas- completed in , but even at incorporation paying jobs in the area. By then owner costs of housing units with a mortgage are minuses. Mean travel time to work is 29 minutes. In , the Harbour Pointe area the difference. First, decide whether to use erty. Amenities such as laundry rooms, exer- was annexed, doubling the size of the city to a professional moving company or make it a cise rooms, swimming pools and tennis courts 6. The In , Mukilteo was ranked No. Some complexes, for example, restrict of America to Live In.
In , it ranked No. A transport- or prohibit pets and personal touches such as able storage unit can bridge a professional and Snohomish painting. And the landlord or property manag- DIY move.
When the unit is delivered to your Union Ave. Ask any company you are interested commerce membership directories, local news- Snohomish, founded around on the in for references and use them to inquire about paper classifieds, online or through referrals Snohomish River, was originally named reliability and customer service. Cadyville after one of its first three settlers.
Regardless of which method you choose, the Be prepared when you meet with the leasing Snohomish County was carved out of Island first step should be to inventory your personal agent, property manager or owner.
Bring a list of County on Jan. The list, with photographs of any what you are looking for in a rental; it is impor- tler, Emory C. Ferguson, recalled in that valuables, will be important for both insurance tant to be clear about your needs and to get all of Snohomish County was created "because there purposes and to help keep you organized dur- your questions answered.
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