Everett http://www.kplu.org en FAA approves commerical flights for Paine Field http://www.kplu.org/post/faa-approves-commerical-flights-paine-field <p>Vacationers wanting to fly from the Seattle area to destinations such as Hawaii and Phoenix may soon have another option. The Federal Aviation Administration has approved commercial flights out of Paine Field, near Everett. It’s a proposal that’s been in the works for years.</p><p>Despite concern from some neighbors about noise and other environmental factors, the FAA issued a “finding of no significant impacts” for the proposal to allow commercial flights from Snohomish County airport.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 22:14:50 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7284 at http://www.kplu.org FAA approves commericial flights for Paine Field http://www.kplu.org/post/faa-approves-commericial-flights-paine-field <p>Vacationers wanting to fly from the Seattle area to destinations such as Hawaii and Phoenix may soon have another option. The Federal Aviation Administration<a href="http://www.painefield.com/eafr/FONSI-ROD_incl_appendix_a_b.pdf"> has approved</a> commercial flights out of Paine Field, near Everett. It’s a proposal that’s been in the works for years.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:26:46 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7285 at http://www.kplu.org Hazmat response at Everest College in Everett http://www.kplu.org/post/hazmat-response-everest-college-everett <p>EVERETT, Wash. &mdash; Firefighters who responded to a report of a noxious odor at Everest College in Everett have taken 11 people to a hospital complaining of dizziness or headaches.</p><p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 19:43:25 +0000 The Associated Press 4855 at http://www.kplu.org In Everett, podcast helps blind park goers 'see' the park http://www.kplu.org/post/everett-podcast-helps-blind-park-goers-see-park <p>Winding paths throughout a park are intended to awaken a sense of&nbsp;discovery but for the blind they can be confusing and even dangerous. So to eliminate potential hazards and enhance the park-going experience for its blind visitors, the City of Everett introduced downloadable audio walking instructions for Lions Park.</p><p>It&rsquo;s called an audio wayfinding system and it&rsquo;s one of several renovations unveiled today. Thu, 29 Sep 2011 19:17:42 +0000 Vanessa Romo 2766 at http://www.kplu.org In Everett, podcast helps blind park goers 'see' the park Everett to host pre-Olympics gymnastics event http://www.kplu.org/post/everett-host-pre-olympics-gymnastics-event <p>EVERETT, Wash. &mdash; The Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships are expected to draw more than 300 gymnasts from 14 nations for the three-day event next March at the Comcast Arena in Everett.</p><p> Tue, 06 Sep 2011 20:05:52 +0000 The Associated Press 2554 at http://www.kplu.org Three-block arts center opening this weekend in downtown Everett http://www.kplu.org/post/three-block-arts-center-opening-weekend-downtown-everett <p>A big chunk of downtown Everett has been transformed into a spanking new arts district that should bring new life to this former lumber mill town.</p><p>The <a href="http://heraldnet.com/article/20110429/NEWS01/704299881">Daily Herald reports</a> the new <a href="http://www.schack.org/">Schack Art Center</a> anchors a three block arts district in the city. It&#39;s a multipurpose facility with a sleek, urban feel that will have a kiln and flame working studio, professional and student exhibit spaces and multipurpose classroom.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2011 19:27:27 +0000 Gary Crawford 1295 at http://www.kplu.org Three-block arts center opening this weekend in downtown Everett Friday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-13 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Pierce County Jury Convicts Lakewood Robbery Mastermind</strong></li><li><strong>More Learned About Seattle Actor&#39;s Death</strong></li><li><strong>Thousands Greet Returning Sailors in Everett</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Verdict for Plotter of Violent Walmart Robbery</b></p><p>Odies Walker will spend the rest of his life in prison <a href="http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/03/25/1598992/life-for-guards-killer.html">for planning out the violent 2009 robbery </a>at the big-chain store that resulted in the killing of an armored-car guard, Kurt Husted. Pierce County Judge Bryan Chushcoff&nbsp;has ordered Walker held without bail until sentencing on April 8th.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 15:07:35 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1073 at http://www.kplu.org Friday morning's headlines Services for Monroe guard Jayme Biendl today http://www.kplu.org/post/services-monroe-guard-jayme-biendl-today <p>A public memorial procession and service for Officer Jayme Biendl, the Monroe Correctional Center guard killed two weeks ago at the prison, is expected to attract thousands of mourners in Snohomish County today.&nbsp;</p><p>A motorcade will carry Biendl's body through Monroe beginning at 10:30 a.m., then along Highway 2 into Everett, culminating at the Comcast Center downtown around noon. The public memorial service is set to start at 1 p.m,&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 09:14:57 +0000 KPLU News Staff 735 at http://www.kplu.org Services for Monroe guard Jayme Biendl today Friday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-4 <p>Making headlines this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Inquest of Woodcarver's Shooting Raises More Questions</strong></li><li><strong>Everett to WSU: Shall We Dance?</strong></li><li><strong>Here Come the High Tides</strong></li><li><b>Huskies Zap Arizona for Pac 10 Lead</b></li></ul><p> Fri, 21 Jan 2011 14:02:29 +0000 KPLU News Staff 609 at http://www.kplu.org Friday morning's headlines