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Load up: Cheesecake Factory plans Lynnwood location

The chain restaurant is listed as a tenant in new development at Alderwood mall.

Faith Lutheran Church (of Everett) pastor Arhiana Shek (left) conducts a Bible study in Spanish with members Martha Schutten (center) and Fran Ulloa at Ulloa’s home in Lynnwood on Jan. 16. Although all the women speak and read English, studying in their first language, from a Spanish Bible, is a way to ensure they are understanding the intended meaning. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett church starts parallel ministry for Spanish speakers

Faith Lutheran seeks to offer fellowship, service opportunities to immigrants

Faith Lutheran Church (of Everett) pastor Arhiana Shek (left) conducts a Bible study in Spanish with members Martha Schutten (center) and Fran Ulloa at Ulloa’s home in Lynnwood on Jan. 16. Although all the women speak and read English, studying in their first language, from a Spanish Bible, is a way to ensure they are understanding the intended meaning. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett coaches reaching out to teens about dating violence

Free training focuses on a known strength of coaches: Being positive role models.

Fix set for traffic woes at Riverfront townhomes in Everett

Trains have been blocking access to one side of the new housing development.

Man allegedly runs over, kills stepmother in Tulalip

His stepmom, 53, was left for dead in the road on the Tulalip Indian Reservation. She later died at the hospital.

A fancy new fountain is tested at Everett’s Waterfront Place

The Port of Everett has installed bold new public art in anticipation of a new hotel and shops.

A vision for Everett’s homeless students and their families

An 82-unit complex, with social services on site, is planned for Baker Heights in north Everett.

Marysville church fills backpacks of food for hungry students

Volunteers at St. Mary Catholic Church have backpack ministry work parties every week.

Everett-area man accused of peddling guns, grenades

Police reports say he had altered training grenades into pipe-bomb-style devices.

A log jam forms at the Centennial Trail overpass Sunday afternoon at Haller Bridge Park in Arlington on February 4, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Waters are receding, but slopes remain dangerously soggy

Minor landslides and high water prompted closure of some Snohomish County roads Sunday and Monday.

A log jam forms at the Centennial Trail overpass Sunday afternoon at Haller Bridge Park in Arlington on February 4, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Former Everett firefighter again investigated for sex crimes

David “Pete” Vier was arrested in Wyoming after two girls, 13 and 15, contacted police.

‘Gadget Girl’ helps seniors be smarter about smartphones

On this day it was navigation. Next month, texting. Classes demystify the computer in your hand.

Originally constructed in 1911, the Marysville Opera House has been gaining popularity after opening its doors in March 2016 following a remodel. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

City of Marysville purchases historic downtown Opera House

The building ties into plans to redevelop the south end of town around the waterfront.

Originally constructed in 1911, the Marysville Opera House has been gaining popularity after opening its doors in March 2016 following a remodel. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Man arrested for rape now accused of murder-for-hire plot

Convicted sex offender Jerry Wood reportedly tried to have the woman killed.

Killer convicted as teen seeks early release from prison

Lars Snow’s freedom is a possibility thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling about young offenders.

Everett firefighters rescue toddlers from burning apartment

The girls likely had little air left in the room, officials say.

School makes the switch from plastic utensils to silverware

Little Cedars Elementary says the move will reduce its waste by 38 bags a year.

Sex offender convicted again — of rape and burglary

Jurors quickly found Daniel Miltenberger guilty of forcing his way into a woman’s Everett home.

Preschoolers learn STEM skills from ‘The Three Little Pigs’

Everett students tested which materials and designs hold up best to the wolf’s huffing and puffing.

Trial begins for man accused of raping stranger at gunpoint

Daniel Miltenberger was identified as a suspect through DNA.