Civic Affairs

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers launches task force to ensure Boeing’s new midsize plane will be built here

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers. Photo courtesy of Snohomish County.

On Thursday, December 14th, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced the creation of an Aerospace Task Force to secure the design, production, and final assembly of Boeing's new midsize airplane, the “NMA,” and to strengthen the county's aerospace supplier base.

Community Transit and DSHS employees deliver holiday cheer to homeless teens in Everett and Mill Creek

Backpacks were delivered to counselors at four high schools for distribution to homeless students. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

Eighty-four high school students without a legal guardian or a stable place to stay over the winter break received a small dose of holiday cheer this week. Hygiene kits, warm clothing, gift cards and other presents were purchased by employees of Community Transit and the Everett Community Service Office of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) as part of their Giving Tree programs.