Rikki King

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

From farm to food bank: They collect unsold market produce

They bring the farm to the food banks. Project Harvest is a local effort run by volunteers, some from AmeriCorps. They team up… Continue reading

YMCA again brings free swim lessons to Casino Road families

Thanks to the YMCA, about 20 children on Casino Road are more comfortable in the pool this year. For the second summer, the… Continue reading

Fugitive teen gang member rearrested without incident

A 16-year-old gang member who became a fugitive last week was arrested Wednesday. He allegedly had walked away from a mental health evaluation… Continue reading

Everett: Espresso stand rules are not about the bikini

Two new pieces of legislation aimed at bikini barista prostitution are going before the Everett City Council on Wednesday. Each proposed ordinance would… Continue reading

Teen gang member apparently walked away from custody

A teenage gang member who has been linked to multiple drive-by shootings in Everett escaped Wednesday during a temporary lapse in security. The… Continue reading

Fatal struggle with police near Maltby ruled accidental

The death of a Maltby-area man during a struggle with police March 22 has been ruled an accident. Alexander W. Dold, 29, reportedly… Continue reading

Everett mayor’s race brings up firefighters’ old labor disputes

Firefighting is a vital public service, and Everett’s city budget reflects that. The city expects to spend $131.7 million this year from the… Continue reading

Fire District 1, Lynnwood want to merge emergency services

Snohomish County Fire District 1 and the Lynnwood Fire Department are seeking voter approval for a merger. They want to create a new… Continue reading

This year’s Fourth was calmer, but certainly not quieter

Neighbors in Marysville didn’t hesitate to report violations of the city’s new fireworks ban. Complaints about the devices nearly tripled in the city… Continue reading

Five candidates competing for seat on Fire District 1 board

There’s a surge in interest in serving on the board of Snohomish County Fire District 1. Four people have filed to run against… Continue reading

Four in running for Lynnwood City Council, Position 1

Some Lynnwood City Council Position 1 candidates are eyeing plans for population growth. One is focused on the environment. Another says he wants… Continue reading