U.S. Navy sailors and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard workers move the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz from its homeport pier in Bremerton to a dry dock in March 1. The Navy announced that the Nimitz will not return to Naval Station Everett in 2019 as earlier planned but will remain in Bremerton when maintenance is complete. (Ian Kinkead / U.S. Navy file photo)

U.S. Navy sailors and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard workers move the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz from its homeport pier in Bremerton to a dry dock in March 1. The Navy announced that the Nimitz will not return to Naval Station Everett in 2019 as earlier planned but will remain in Bremerton when maintenance is complete. (Ian Kinkead / U.S. Navy file photo)

Editorial: If not Nimitz, what can Everett expect from Navy?

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