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Burial followed in Sunset Knoll Cemetery in Ramseur. Box , Ramseur, NC She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 68 years, Meade Julius Gilmore, Sr. Left to cherish her memory are her children: Gilmore Jinx , J. Scott Gilmore, Kathi D. Gilmore Sharon , Randy J. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, her beloved niece Mildred Johnson, and her half-brother Michael H. Kind, compassionate, and faithful were all words frequently used to describe our mother.

Her first love was her family, but her second love was serving others. She always volunteered her time and talents wherever she felt they were needed. A memorial service was conducted by Rev.

Ray Gooch at Wallace Sylvester Gragg, Jr. Funeral services will be held Saturday, at 1 p. Barrett Freeman and Rev. Visitation will follow the burial in the church fellowship hall. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Esta Beatrice Honeycutt. Survivors are daughters, Priscilla G.

Box 38, Thomasville, NC She is survived by daughters, Tammy S. Proctor, both of Sanford; sister, Lola S. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Moncure.

The funeral was held Tuesday, , at 11 a. Burial followed in the Cameron Community Cemetery. Surviving relatives include his son, Ben Cameron of Cameron; one grandchild and two step-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations are requested to First Health Hospice in Pinehurst. The service was held Monday, at 11a. Burial followed in the Buffalo Cemetery. She taught piano for many years and served as organist for Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church. The funeral service was held on Monday, at 4 p. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Coy Coggin.

After proudly serving his country in the Air Force, Buster enjoyed a long career in farming. He was a Master Mechanic and Repairman. In addition to his parents Harold was preceded in death by six siblings, his wife of 43 years, Pauline Chriscoe and his daughter, Wilma Dunlap. Chriscoe of Seagrove, James B. Sunday, with Kevin Stone officiating. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Morrison and a brother, Jimmy Morrison.

He was retired from Heritage Concrete. The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 2 to 3 p. The funeral service will follow at 3 with Rev. Russell Blackmon and Pastor Elton Bryan officiating. Burial will follow in Buffalo Cemetery.

Virginia was retired from Eaton Corporation. The funeral will be Thursday, at 2 p. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Lessie had previously work at Hadley Peoples Manufacturing.

She was preceded in death by her parents. Lessie is survived by her husband, Richard M. He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed playing golf, coon hunting, working in his yard and shop and listening to old Country Music. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Lonnie Josey.

The family received friends Wednesday, August 1, from 6 to 8 p. Barbara was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, gardening, cooking, and watching sporting events, especially UNC Tar Heels. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Cook; her parents; brothers, W. The family received friends Saturday, July 28, from 6 to 8 p. The funeral was held Sunday, July 29, at 4 p.

Bob Wachs and Rev. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Clarence and Gladys Webster. The family will receive friends Saturday, August 4, from 3: A Memorial Service will follow at 5 with Rev.

Ida was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Molly Gaines and brother, Wade Gaines. She is survived by sister, Hazellean G. Scott and husband Mike of Bear Creek; and several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Tuesday, July 31, from 6 to 8 p. The funeral was held Wednesday, August 1, at 2 p. A memorial service was held Thursday, at 2 p. In addition, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Chalmers Griffin and Don Hancock.

Nancy was a retired insurance agent. She attended Cameron Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milford Hunter Yarborough; two brothers and three sisters. Burial followed in the meeting cemetery. She was a member of Plainfield Friends Meeting and an in-home caregiver. Hayes of Seagrove, died Friday, The funeral service was held Monday, at 2 p. Kenneth Bouldin and Rev.

Walter was a U. Army Veteran, serving from , and he worked as a poultry farmer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Maie Leonard Hayes; three sisters and two brothers. Coble of Seagrove; son, Vernon Hayes of Seagrove; sister, Mittie Nall of Robbins; three grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services were held Saturday, at 11 a.

Funeral services were held Thursday, at 2 p. Survivors include her children: A memorial service was held at St. Wednesday , followed by visitation of family and friends. Oscar was a pioneer in the nursing home and retirement home industry.

He served on many community and bank boards. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to local charities or community organizations. Bill Hayes and Jody McNeill officiating.

Burial followed at Mt. Pisgah Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Ray was owner and operator of McNeill Paint. He is survived by his wife, Janet D. Burial followed at Goldston Methodist Church Cemetery. Rosser and Norman Rosser. Condolences may be made to: Survivors include her daughter, Jessie Petty. She was a devoted life-long member of Bennett Baptist Church.

Marian was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, C. Survivors include daughter, Faye Webster and husband Richard; granddaughter, Jessica Jordan and husband Doug; grandson, Jake Sanders; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Doris Tillman; and many nieces and nephews. A visitation was held from 1 to 1: Burial followed in the church cemetery and afterward, the family received friends in the fellowship hall. Joyce-Brady Chapel is honored to serve the Moffitt Family.

Mary Lou was a kind and loving spirit. She loved the Lord and read her Bible daily. She constantly had a smile on her face and love in her heart.

Mary Lou was a special wife, mother and friend and will be missed dearly. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 26, at 3 p. The family received friends on Wednesday, July 25, from 6 to 8 p. He was a veteran of the US Army and a member of St.

Sandor Alex had been employed as an electro mechanical engineer and later raised Christmas trees on his farm in Pittsboro. Surviving relatives in Hungary include a sister, nephew and numerous cousins. Smith and Buckner Funeral Home assisted the family. For fifty years she was the organist at her church and was a volunteer at the Ramseur Food Pantry.

Doris hosted a prayer group that met once a month in her home. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Mitchel W. Simmons and Elvin Cox, parents, James G. Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home, Ramseur. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dwight Jordan. Johnny worked as a painter. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Marie Lambert and a brother, Oscar R. Survivors include his father, Oscar R.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. She was a devout Catholic and attended St. Stephen Catholic Church in Sanford. Terry had a heart for people and a heart for the outdoors. He was an Eagle Scout growing up and this led to him serving as Scoutmaster for nearly 30 years in Durham. In this role he would impact the lives of countless young men, inspiring them to better themselves, to better others and to always leave nature better than they found it.

During his time with the company, he progressed through several key areas including Chemical and Mechanical Engineering as well as management. He would eventually retire as a Senior Engineer after 30 years of service. He was always active in church. In Durham he served Gorman Baptist Church as a Deacon, youth coach for basketball and track teams, and completely renovated the church playground.

With a concern for children he served as an guardian ad litem in Chatham county. Because of this he was very well respected in the communities where he lived. Terry will be missed by so many, and they were all made better than when he found them. May 21, — July 11, Harvey P. Harvey was predeceased by his parents and eight of his siblings. He served in the U. Army, including 18 months in Occupied Germany Harvey was very productive in his retirement serving as plant doctor at a nursery; crafting baskets, brooms and furniture; and painting in oils plus other two-dimensional arts.

Burial will be a private ceremony in Boerne, TX. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Harvey was a member there for almost 50 years. To leave condolences for the family, please visit www. He is survived by his loving, devoted wife of 20 years, Tabitha S.

Penny and George H. George was an energetic and enthusiastic landscaper and employed by Technimark. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing horse shoes and spending time at the beach and the mountains. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 19, from 6 to 8 p.

Jim Folks and Pastor Venessa Hughes officiating. The family received friends Wednesday from 10 to 11 a. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery. Charlene was a homemaker and a member of Christian Fellowship Church in Creedmoor.

Isreal; daughter, Juanita M. Funeral services were held on Wednesday at 2 p. The family received friends on Wednesday from Online condolences can be made at: The family will receive friends Saturday, from 10 a. The funeral service will follow at 11 with Rev. Burial will follow at Westwood Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her stepfather Manley Snipes and brother Paul Cook. Funeral was held Sunday, at 4 p. Audrey was a retired nurse. While flowers will be appreciated, you may consider donations to Center United Methodist Church, S.

He leaves behind his wife, Jackie; children, Bill, Bob, and Diane; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Dick was member of the Sons of the American Revolution and participated in many various charitable activities.

William Dalrymple Harrington Jr. Funeral services were held on Friday at 2 p. Burial with military honors followed in the church cemetery. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Lou H. Pritchett, Neal Harrington, Annie H. Cameron and Joanna H. Bill was a member of the Mt. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials are made to the Mt. A funeral service was held on Friday, at 3 p. Rodney worked in construction. Saturday, with the family receiving friends one hour prior to service 1 to 2 p.

In addition to her husband of 67 years, Raymond L. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN Memorial services will be held Thursday at 6 p. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Wendy Krick.

Surviving is her husband Lawrence Russell Boyce, Jr. The family will receive friends from p. Thursday at the Smith Funeral Home, one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are by the Smith Funeral Home of Broadway. Robert Lee Cotten, 71, of Sanford, passed on Monday, She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Marion Stone, of Michigan.

Luanne was aloving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She had an inner strength and courage that was deeply rooted in her faith in Jesus Christ.

Luanne exemplified her faith as she gracefully battled for nearly three years her final enemy, brain cancer. Airy, and many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and cousins. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Emmaus Baptist Church, Silk Hope-Gum Springs Road, Pittsboro, NC for a memorial bench at the church playground as a monument to our love for her, her years of dedicated service, and as a blessing to future children and leaders.

A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. His smile, sense of humor, compassion, loyalty, and extraordinary love will be cherished always.

He lived his entire life in service to others; he volunteered with the Peace Corps in Brazil, provided support to students as a school counselor in Covington, VA, and served as a Lutheran minister in Front Royal, VA.

As the owner and President of Sloane Investments, Inc. He was a devoted son, brother, husband, father, and friend. He was never too busy to help, and was devoted to treating everyone with compassion.

His unconditional love and support led so many people to better themselves and the world around them. Everywhere he went, people commented on his heart warming smile. But most of all, he loved his family. He never met a stranger, loved unconditionally, and saw the best in everyone. The funeral service was conducted at 3 p. The church was open to friends and family one hour before the service and burial followed in the church cemetery.

Following the funeral, the family received friends and family in the fellowship hall. This program gave Bill and Gail so much joy, support, and friendship. Donations can be made online at http: The family received friends Saturday evening from 6 — 8 p.

A memorial service celebrating her life was held Sunday afternoon at 3 p. Barbara was born in Chatham County, N. She worked for a while at the Gold Kist Hatchery but spent most of her time as a homemaker.

Barbara was a great cook and a very giving person. She loved her family and caring for her grandchildren brought much joy to her as well as them. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Gary Gordon. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Roger G. Gordon of the home; children, Bobby E. Gordon and wife Sherry, William A.

Gordon and wife Vickie and Phyllis A. In addition to flowers, the family has requested donations to a charity of your choice. Joyce-Brady Chapel is honored to serve the Gordon Family.

Stacy was born on February 23, to the late Paul Morris, Sr. Stacy fell in love with the restaurant business as a teenager, working at the Burger Chef in Chapel Hill.

He went on to own several restaurants throughout his lifetime, including four in Chatham County; the last of which was Crossroads Grill in Siler City. He also was a real estate broker in his later years. Stacy married Ann Plummer on May 25, He spent most of his time listening to beach music, spending time with his grandchildren, and shagging away on Ocean Drive. The funeral service took place on Saturday, July 7, 11 a. Onlinecondolences can be shared at www.

Wilson and Mary Lawrence Wilson. Juanita was a faithful lifelong member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, where she was the church pianist for 50 years and, along with her husband Bynum, willingly served the church whenever there was a need. Juanita was a friend to the elderly and shut-ins, whom she visited frequently, always armed with the latest news and good food to share. Juanita treasured her home life with family, loved her neighbors, and enjoyed trips to the mountains or beach.

She and Bynum cultivated many enduring friendships through square dancing and many other social events. Patrick Jones will officiate. A viewing will be held one hour before the service. Friends may visit with the family in the church fellowship hall after the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

Online condolences can be shared at www. Joe was owner of Siler City Oil Company. A Celebration of Life was held at Mt.

Jason Dickerson presiding along with nephew Rev. Joe was a devoted and faithful member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, serving within the choir, and various roles within the church.

The Silk Hope Ruritan Club honored him with 58 years of service. He was a charter member of the Silk Hope Fire Department. Joe was proud to be a US Army Veteran. He spent much of his retirement years reconnecting with his Army friends across the country. He also had a love for antique cars and trucks and would not miss an opportunity to shine up his truck and ride in a parade proudly displaying the US Flag.

The family would like to thank his wonderful caregivers at home during the past year, as well as UNC Hospice for their exceptional care during his last days. In closing, and in the words of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. No funeral service will be held. Preacher Johnny Lewis offered words of comfort to family and friends near the conclusion of the visitation. She worked most of her life in retail sales. The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be made to a charity of your choice.

Goodwin and Ella Mae Loomis Goodwin. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and participated in many various charitable activities. He leaves behind his wife, Jackie; children, Bill, Bob, and Diane; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Condolences may be made at: Jim Brady and Rev. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Mr. Carson Lanier and Mr.

Robert Bain and Mr. Norris; and grandfather, Earl T. Darrell enjoyed his job in landscaping and construction.

Lonell Scriven, 63, of Siler City passed on Wednesday, Raised in Siler City, North Carolina he had many accomplishments. He rose to the challenges of hard work and dedication playing football and baseball while participating in many clubs such as the National Beta Club; his purpose to promote the ideals of academics, achievement, character, leadership, and service. Luke began his career as a Navy helicopter pilot gaining much success through his dedication and perseverance.

Luke was known for his passion for bodybuilding, flying his HS60 Sierra Helicopter, riding his dirt bike, strength training, nutrition therapy, and exercise regime and most of all for his warm gentle hugs. He had a heart of gold and a contagious smile, always full of laughter and cheer.

He enjoyed target shooting; hunting, fishing, spear fishing, kayaking, and exercising, but most of all spending time with family and friends. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 30, at Visitation was held on Friday, June 29, from 6: Messages of sympathy and support may be sent to the family online at www.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Teresa Patterson. Surviving is her son Kevin N. Make online condolences at: Hazelwood, 61, of Siler City passed away on Thursday, Celebration of life service was conducted at 2 p. Joanna was born in Durham County on March 2, Smith Funeral Home, Moncure. A graveside service was held on Sunday, at 4 p.

Johnny was a loving devoted husband, father, grandfather, son and brother who always put his family first. He had a passion for deer hunting and was an avid Duke Blue Devils and Yankees fan. The Moody family received friends Tuesday, June 26, from 6 to 8 p. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 27, at 2 p. Ricky Jacobs and Rev. Online condolences to the Moody Family at: Andy was the owner operator of MOB Trucking.

He enjoyed working with his dump truck and loader and times spent with his family, friends and dog, Zeus. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeannie Riddle Moody. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Tommy Seagroves. Deborah is survived by her husband of 29 years, David E. After graduation, he met a young lady from Pinnacle, NC. Her name was Mary Grace Snyder. Marine View Drive, Bldg. Monday through Friday OM 45th Ave.

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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. Most of the county's development along the shores of Puget Sound from Warm claims to the lands south of the 49th parallel, and residents can be found along the narrow, Beach to Richmond Beach and along the and the U.

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. The Snohomish the Great Depression, government reports listed Drop in and learn the lay of the land from local signed away their lands in exchange for cash, Snohomish County as one of the state's neediest experts. Use the chambers' online membership hunting and fishing rights and a reservation counties.

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 Railroading and log- Growth issues have dominated the area's land- Everett, WA Trades unions gained scape since the s.

Much of the county's http: 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. Heavy rainfall the Emergency Management Division's Get more information about how to prepare on wet or frozen ground, before a snow pack has web page at http: 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. Rapidly rising water can engulf National Weather Service's website at www.

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 county's website for more informa- The Washington State Department of Trans- customers have access to a variety of regional tion on fares, schedules, rideshares, light rail, portation offers commuter options at www.

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 Visit the ferry system's other drug use -- visit www.

Fol owing these 10 rules wil ensure a safe and courteous journey. Know where you're going before you start. 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.

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Move your disabled vehicle: If your car breaks down, move it off the road people or events inside your vehicle. Warn other drivers by raising the vehicle's hood 4. 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.

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These individuals don't http: 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. The county's terrain flattens to plains in to PayScale. 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. The county's com- Snohomish County is in the western part of http: 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 Settler George Brackett's homestead and Like Arlington's, Everett's early economy From its beginning, Arlington depended on logging operation formed the foundation of was tied to the lumber trade, but as lumber's timber harvesting and products.

It was once Edmonds, which incorporated in There are star faded and Boeing opened in the mids, dubbed the "Shingle Capital of the World" at least two schools of thought as to how the city the area's focus shifted to manufacturing, and because of all the shingle mills, sawmills and got its name: 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. Since , residential, commercial and After a few false starts, Lynnwood incorporated industrial growth and land annexations have passengers to and from Clinton, on Whidbey in April with a mayor-council city gov- ernment, which hired Lynnwood's first police officer.

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. Its first big shopping mall opened in September , and now it's considered the shopping hub of south Snohomish County.

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. In , the population was only , but the the local community, and the specialty shops in next year, the federal Lighthouse Board decided the town's historic areas, serving visitors.

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. Disadvantages include Northern Railway along the city's entire water- Relocating to a new home can be one of upkeep, property taxes and fluctuating prop- front. Mukilteo's first growth spurt came with the most stressful situations in life.

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.

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