Rikki King

Backers of Everett City Council districts press on, eye 2018

The conversation about districting isn’t over in Everett. Instead, supporters are realizing they might need a two-year plan. The grassroots group Everett Districts… Continue reading

Marysville Pilchuck grad says tech can improve the world

Loren Anderson recently graduated as one of four valedictorians at Marysville Pilchuck High School. He is off soon to Gonzaga University in Spokane.… Continue reading

A new, safe place for middle school students after classes

Students already hang out at Explorer Middle School after classes end. At that age, they just want to be around their friends, Assistant… Continue reading

Gummy worms help hook burglary suspect in Lynnwood

A burglary suspect was arrested Thursday after allegedly leaving a trail of gummy worms, pills and broken glass in a parking lot along… Continue reading

United Airlines to serve Everett in 2018, joining Alaska

If everything goes as planned, late next year people will be able to board six United Airlines flights a day at Paine Field,… Continue reading

One day, this pioneering paramedic needed help himself

He’s spent nearly 40 years providing emergency medical care in south Snohomish County. The system he helped develop saved his life. Vincent Schweitzer,… Continue reading

Everett invites you to learn how Everett works

Interest in participating in local government seems to be building, Everett officials say. Snohomish County’s largest city is launching an introductory civics class… Continue reading

Police body cameras bring transparency — and challenges

Eventually it will become muscle memory, like any other part of the job. Wear the badge. Holster the gun. Turn on the camera.… Continue reading

Mother of five leads by example by volunteering

Kerry Boone relies on a poster board calendar to keep her family apprised of their busy schedules. Her and husband Nate’s five kids,… Continue reading

Prison for man who ‘stole the futures’ of other immigrants

A federal judge on Friday sentenced Lobsang Dargey to four years in prison, saying the disgraced developer found a path to the American… Continue reading

Reports detail accused mall shooter’s suicide at county jail

The reasons suspected mass shooter Arcan Cetin decided to end his own life April 16 at the Snohomish County Jail may never be… Continue reading

As count continues, Everett mayor’s race still razor-close

The top three candidates for the Everett mayor’s job were separated by just 94 votes as of Wednesday night.… Continue reading

Close race for Everett mayor: Tuohy, Franklin and Sullivan

Experience, know-how on social issues and ties to downtown all proved useful to Everett’s leading mayoral candidates Tuesday night.… Continue reading

Brother with Down syndrome inspires Arlington sophomore

Trinity Klomparens, 15, will be a sophomore this fall. She recently attended the National Invitational Tournament of Champions, a Christian home school competition… Continue reading

Vote on council districts in Everett unlikely this year

A public vote on creating council districts in Everett is not likely to happen this year. The City Council decided Monday not to… Continue reading

Mudslide grant helps fire district buy electric stretcher

After the devastating mudslide of 2014, those who serve the Stillaguamish River Valley have looked for ways to make their communities more resilient.… Continue reading

Public can comment on 5-story housing project in Everett

An effort to bring 65 units of affordable housing to Broadway is getting closer to breaking ground. The city is collecting public comment… Continue reading

Key meeting could enable a vote on Everett council districts

People who live in Everett still might get a chance to vote on whether they want future City Council members to be elected… Continue reading

‘You deserve better’: 3 crash victims mourned at Jackson High

Messages written in chalk filled the sidewalk Thursday in front of Jackson High School. One, a drawing in blue of Mickey Mouse,… Continue reading

Fun with ladders and hoses at Lynnwood firefighting camp

It’s the summer before fifth grade, and that means sports tournaments and visits with distant family. Friends Sarah Stein and Rikki Miller have… Continue reading