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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Top stories

Lake Stevens man gets 71 years for 3-city shooting spree

EVERETT — Marysville Police Sgt. Peter Shove waited in the back of the courtroom Tuesday until the man who shot at him and left him with nightmares was led away in handcuffs. The patrol sergeant had asked Snohomish County Judge Ellen Fair to...[Read more]

Boeing announces big orders from two Asian companies

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. announced large orders from two Asian customers Tuesday.EVA Airways ordered twin-aisle airplanes worth more than $8 billion at list prices, though...[Read more]

Hollywood swoops in to pay 'Barefoot Bandit' restitution

SEATTLE — A Hollywood studio has paid more than $1 million to cover court-ordered restitution owed by Colton Harris-Moore, the infamous “Barefoot Bandit.”...[Read more]

Regional water supply back to normal, utilities say

EVERETT — Recent heavy rains in October and November have refilled regional reservoirs and streams enough so that Puget Sound cities are deactivating their water shortage...[Read more]

Man burned in duplex fire caused by candle

EVERETT — A man suffered burns Monday night in a fire. The fire was reported about 8 p.m. in a duplex near the intersection of Center Road and Fourth Avenue W., south...[Read more]

Local news

Part of Bothell-Everett Highway closed while police check out gunshot

BOTHELL — Bothell police closed a stretch of the Bothell-Everett Highway on Tuesday afternoon after hearing a gunshot inside a home.Police had been asked to check on the welfare of someone living at a home in the 19300 block.When they arrived, they heard a single gunshot, Capt. Denise Nielsen said.No one else was in the home.The case remains under investigation....[Read more]

Students, Rotary bring Thanksgiving meals to Everett’s needy

MUKILTEO — Dozens of students and Rotary Club members turned out Sunday morning to bring Thanksgiving Day dinners to families who can’t afford to buy their own.The event...[Read more]

Index Town Council candidate losing one race, winning another as a write-in

INDEX — Former Index Mayor Kem Hunter soundly defeated Bert Shepardson for a seat on the Town Council, but the two will soon be serving together anyway.Shepardson is winning...[Read more]

Council OKs county budget; tax collection for courthouse to continue

EVERETT — The Snohomish County Council passed a 2016 budget Monday that largely follows the contours that Council Chairman Dave Somers outlined last week.The budget would...[Read more]

Shoplifting suspects in Monroe return for milk, get busted

MONROE — Everyone's been there. They finish shopping, get back to the car or the house, and realize they forgot something, like the milk. That happened to two women...[Read more]


Video: Jeff Bezos firm safely lands reusable rocket

NEW YORK — A private space company announced Tuesday that it had landed a rocket upright and gently enough to be used again, a milestone in commercial aeronautics. Video of the launch and touchdown. Reusing rockets, rather than discarding...[Read more]

Google hides Star Wars Easter eggs all over the place

While many people are counting down to this week's holiday (or maybe to Black Friday), there's a whole fandom out there that is probably most interested in what's happening...[Read more]

U.S. economy outperforms 3rd quarter estimates

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace over the summer than initially estimated, a positive sign that could help convince Federal Reserve policymakers to raise a ...[Read more]

Plan for money and meaning in your retirement

With about a decade left before we want to retire, my husband and I have begun some intense retirement planning.We are looking at our health care options. We’ve met with...[Read more]

Briefs: WSU wins CleanTech Alliance award

WSU wins CleanTech Alliance award Washington State University was awarded the 2015 CleanTech Alliance Achievement Award during the Alliance's Annual Meeting on Nov. 17. The...[Read more]


Glacier Peak using last season’s state regional loss as motivation

SNOHOMISH — While their conference rival was in the Tacoma Dome winning the 3A state championship last March, Brian Hill and the Glacier Peak Grizzlies basketball team...[Read more]

Seahawks' Wilson says money has not changed him

RENTON — Say you were earning $60,000 annually per year. Then you get a raise … to more than $5.5 million, guaranteed. Might that change you a bit? That is the ...[Read more]

Apple Cup matchup pits Cougars’ strength versus Huskies’ strength

SEATTLE — Praise doesn't come much more effusive than when opposing defensive coaches are asked to evaluate Washington State's offense. Under fourth-year coach Mike...[Read more]

Reports: Seahawks' Lynch to have surgery, out at least a month

The Seahawks Tuesday night weren’t confirming or denying two national reports Marshawn Lynch was set for surgery to repair a sports hernia and will be out at least a...[Read more]

Silvertips' coach pleased with team’s effort despite losses

EVERETT — Everett Silvertips head coach Kevin Constantine can't question his team's passion. That, more than anything, was the main takeaway from last week's four-game ...[Read more]

Northwest, nation and world

Putin calls Turkey shoot-down of fighter jet ‘stab in the back’

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane Tuesday — a long-feared crisis in Syria's civil war and apparently the first time a NATO member has...[Read more]

Obama pledges solidarity with France

WASHINGTON — Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S.-led campaign...[Read more]

WWU cancels classes Tuesday over hate speech on social media

SEATTLE — After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet college campus in Bellingham, college officials sent students home a day early for the...[Read more]

Paris attacks: Suspect quizzed, Brussels still on lockdown

PARIS — French authorities on Tuesday questioned a top suspect linked to attackers who terrorized Paris, while Belgium’s capital remained locked down under threat of a...[Read more]

Carson wants mosques, schools, supermarkets watched closely

PAHRUMP, Nevada — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says U.S. schools, supermarkets, car repair shops and “any place where radicalization is going on” should be...[Read more]

Living and entertainment

Did you know? (Marshmallow edition)

That the world’s first marshmallows were made in the year 2000 B.C.? They were made from honey and the root sap of the mallow plant. I found this information on page 6 ...[Read more]

I Will Keep Your Ghost is back, hear them for yourself

It has been nearly two years since Everett band I Will Keep Your Ghost released new music. It's been a year and a half since they last played a hometown show. Last night, the ...[Read more]

Stars at American Music Awards have Paris on their minds

LOS ANGELES — It’s the American Music Awards, but guests had Paris on their minds.Celine Dion performed the French classic made famous by Edith Piaf, “L’Hymne a L’Amour,” in...[Read more]


Wildfire reforms still needed

This is how persistent wildfires can be: It was only last week — mid-November — that a wildfire in the Olympic National Park's rainforest, which had been burning...[Read more]

Get to know thy neighbor

The recent storm that created so much damage, and left thousands of people without power, followed by the days of cold weather, was a good reminder that we all need an...[Read more]

‘Politically correct’ often used incorrectly by GOP

The Republican presidential candidates and the far-right echo chamber have made “politically correct” an all-purpose dismissal for facts and opinions they don't...[Read more]

Happiness is a warm study on happiness

Like many others, I can't resist academic studies on happiness. They often come up with persuasive reasons some seem to be happier than others. I'm always on the lookout for...[Read more]

Trump not only one struggling with principles

Donald Trump is like a contagion who infects everyone around him. Once you've kissed, you can never wipe his saliva off your face. Consider the venerable (in its own view)...[Read more]

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