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April 25, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Navy will hold memorial for 2 Oso mudslide victims

The Associated Press EVERETT — The Navy is holding a memorial service Friday afternoon at Naval Station Everett for two of the victims of the Oso mudslide who were in the service, Cmdr. John Regelbrugge III and NCC Billy Spillers. Regelbrugge was officer in charge and Navy Counselor Chief Spillers was a petty officer with the Puget…

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May 28, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Open house Wednesday on contamination cleanup at Magnuson Park

The U.S. Navy and state environmental agencies will host an open house on Wednesday evening to discuss their plan to clean up radiological contamination near a popular gym at Seattle’s Warren G. Magnuson Park. The low-level contamination is apparently a result of glow-in-the-dark paint used on airplanes when the site served as a Naval Station. The lingering problem…

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April 12, 2013 at 9:18 AM

Navy cancels July Fourth event at Everett Navy base

A popular festival that draws thousands to Naval Station Everett for Fourth of July has been canceled because of federal budget shortfalls, the Navy announced this morning. Budget shortfalls due to sequestration are forcing the Navy and other military services to cut back on formal community outreach programs in 2013, the Navy said. Naval Station Everett’s annual festival is…

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July 31, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Blue Angels, Navy ships arriving for Seafair

The Associated Press The Navy’s Blue Angels jets began arriving in Seattle today for their show at the Seafair celebration this weekend. They’ll practice Thursday and Friday and perform Saturday and Sunday over the hydroplane race course on Lake Washington. During the practices and air show, the Interstate 90 floating bridge will be closed to…

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