Eric Stevick

Serving “the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind” a calling

Dan’l Markham now connects the Everett Gospel Mission with churches on issues surrounding poverty.

In this ‘voter intent’ state, even problematic ballots matter

Some have artwork or commentary. Some are not filled out correctly. But (almost) all of them count.

Snohomish Public Works Signal Technician/Electrician Jason Hendershot picks up a broken stop signal on the intersection of Seattle Hill Road and 35th Ave NE, after a tree fell, taking out the signal, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 in Mill Creek, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Windstorm felled trees and cut power to 45,000 customers

Several hundred were still without electricity Tuesday. Winds have subsided, but more rain is expected.

Snohomish Public Works Signal Technician/Electrician Jason Hendershot picks up a broken stop signal on the intersection of Seattle Hill Road and 35th Ave NE, after a tree fell, taking out the signal, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 in Mill Creek, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace voters handily backing new civic campus

The $12.5 million measure funds a new City Hall next to the police station.

Take your earbuds out and greet the veterans among us

There are 230 of them at UW Bothell, where they and other students planted hundreds of U.S. flags.

Franklin pulls ahead of Tuohy in tight Everett mayoral race

As mailed-in ballots are counted, other races in Snohomish County are largely unchanged.

Bond for new elementary school near Maltby on February ballot

The proposal will be part of a three-proposition ballot package that includes operations and technology levies.

Schools offer course credits for languages spoken at home

Everything from Arabic to Wolof can be tested, and levels the field for students learning English.

Talk of changes at Marysville schools has parents wary

The district has lost more than 1,000 students over the past 10 years.

Everett School Board candidates focus on graduation rates

The incumbent says rates are rising. Her challenger says more can be done.

Hiding in plain sight: Burned Everett building had rich past

It was a hotel, boarding house, fraternal lodge, church, dance studio and office furniture store.

500 tires go up in flames at a store south of Everett

There were no injuries. And it was nowhere near as bad as that months-long tire fire in 1984.

A homecoming king abdicates to a gentle, cheerful classmate

Jordan Davis-Miller passed Mariner High’s crown to Koby Inthavong, who “doesn’t have the easiest life.”

Arlington School District may float $107.5M bond in 2018

A new Port Middle School is among the projects on the district’s wish list.

Hungry yellow jackets are on the lookout for food

Many plants have stopped blooming, causing other insects they dine on to die off.

Marysville is ready to move on big plans for its waterfront

Ebey Waterfront Park could be home to a boardwalk, amphitheater and waterfront events venue.

Mountlake Terrace woman helping hurricane victims recover

Jamie Gravelle says one the hardest parts of providing aid in stricken areas is just getting around.

Churches stepping into disaster response leadership roles

Training event at church aims to prepare you in case of a major emergency.

Investigators probe smoldering rubble in downtown Everett

As they sought a cause for Monday night’s spectacular fire, officials temporarily closed Broadway.

EvCC teachers take their contract concerns to the board

Their union says negotiations have been disappointingly slow. The community college isn’t commenting.