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Almost every student chips in to make this fundraiser work

Cascade High School’s annual food drive brings in 80,000 cans, 1,800 presents and more than $30,000.

 

Departing mayor’s locally drawn portrait joins city’s pantheon

Artist Elizabeth Person’s portrait of Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson will hang with others at City Hall.

 

5 teens in custody in drug-robbery shooting death

They range in age from 15 to 17. One allegedly fatally shot a 54-year-old mother, whose son was wounded.

 

Mayor tries new tactic to curb fire department overtime

Stephanson says an engine won’t go into service when the only available staff would be on overtime.

Parents of man who died during WSP chase still have questions

Garrett Olson crashed after fleeing a trooper. WSP says the trooper’s actions were within policy.

Chief to retire after more questions about an old fire truck

Paine Field Fire Chief Jeff Bohnet was investigated after he acquired dismantled 1977 truck’s chassis.

Judge temporarily blocks Everett’s bikini-barista dress code

The preliminary injunction bars the city from enforcing the law pending a legal challenge.

Judge critical of both sides’ arguments in Everett bikini barista case

She will determine whether the city’s dress code suppresses free speech — or deters crime.

City attorneys: Methadone clinics should be allowed downtown

The Planning Commission will discuss, and may vote on, the issue during Tuesday’s meeting.

Everett councilman wants a group to study districting

But the existing Everett Districts Now is concerned over “an attempt to confuse voters.”

Jacob Nanfito, an instructor with Goodwill Industries, teaches a large ESOL class to moms Tuesday at the Casino Road Academy, while in another room at the same Casino Road Community Center quad, instructors with the YMCA are teaching their preschool kids. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Collaborative groups awarded millions in grants from United Way

The money is aimed at combating multi-generational poverty in families with children younger than 8.

Jacob Nanfito, an instructor with Goodwill Industries, teaches a large ESOL class to moms Tuesday at the Casino Road Academy, while in another room at the same Casino Road Community Center quad, instructors with the YMCA are teaching their preschool kids. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett to county: Where’s the money for low-barrier housing?

The city has yet to see more than $1M. The county says it’s waiting for requirements to be met.

Wanted: Salvation Army bell ringers

Volunteer and paid shifts are available at 35 stores in Everett, Lake Stevens, Monroe and Snohomish.

State waging war with tenacious ivy, an invasive ‘bully’

The public is being asked to help with a study by collecting and sending in samples.

Offering comfort in times of grief

The new nonprofit group The Widows Project supports men and women who have lost a spouse.

Stillaguamish River crests; more flooding depends on rain

Rising water created problems along the Snohomish and Skykomish rivers, too. Landslides are possible.

Injection sites still banned — County Council doesn’t budge

At a public hearing, more than 15 people said they are opposed to sanctioned areas for using heroin.

District takes steps to secure school campuses

Safety measures have been enhanced at Hawthorne and Silver Firs elementary schools in Everett.

City Council OKs initial funding for Smith Avenue parking lot

The site of the former Smith Street Mill is being developed in anticipation of light rail.

Lynnwood, Marysville, Sultan consider ban on safe injection sites

If approved, they would join Lake Stevens and Snohomish County, which have temporary bans.