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Work to start on remodel of Everett’s North Middle School

A $50.1 million renovation is starting this fall at North Middle School on Rainier Avenue. The project is funded by the 2016 capital… Continue reading

Poland trip helps Everett teacher share history of Holocaust

Kari Wilson wanted to make the trip for a long time. She’s been a teacher at Cascade High School since 1987, with a… Continue reading

Boat operator could face charges after passenger dies

The operator of a boat that became swamped near Naval Station Everett last month, resulting in a death, could face misdemeanor charges. Police… Continue reading

Xfinity Arena looks for new naming sponsor, new revenue

It’s not likely to stay Xfinity Arena much longer. Comcast’s contract for naming… Continue reading

Everett outlaws bikini-clad workers at ‘quick service’ shops

Baristas in Everett are getting a new dress code. The City Council on Wednesday night voted unanimously to approve a proposal drawn up… Continue reading

Fine for ruining our sleep with all-night tugboat horn: $500

It won’t bring back the hours of lost sleep, but there will be some punishment. The city looked into the June case of… Continue reading

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