Everett

Funko mascots Freddy Funko roll past on a conveyor belt in the Pop! Factory of the company’s new flagship store on Aug. 18, 2017. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Funko starts to bounce back after disappointing stock debut

The Everett toys-and-collectibles maker also announced the acquisition of an animation studio.

Funko mascots Freddy Funko roll past on a conveyor belt in the Pop! Factory of the company’s new flagship store on Aug. 18, 2017. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Aeries Erickson, 10, has been writing since the age of 4. She is working on a literary journal to put in the transit station near her grandparents’ house so people will have something to read while waiting for the bus. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

10-year-old girl to plaster prose at Everett park and ride

Aeries Erickson is writing a literary journal so commuters have something to read.

Aeries Erickson, 10, has been writing since the age of 4. She is working on a literary journal to put in the transit station near her grandparents’ house so people will have something to read while waiting for the bus. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Now hiring: Younger factory workers, at Boeing and elsewhere

The company and its training partners are fighting perceptions of a dying manufacturing industry.

Operation Homefront provides support for military families

It recently opened an office in Everett, where 2 Snohomish County women lead the nonprofit’s efforts.

Community roundup: Pair of swimmers headed to nationals

Two members of a local swim team are getting their shot on one of the country’s biggest stages. Ava Collinge and Matt King, members of… Continue reading

Woman, 81, found in filth with broken hip; son arrested

Her legs were bound, her clothing was soiled and she was suffering from numerous health problems.

Judge temporarily blocks Everett’s bikini-barista dress code

The preliminary injunction bars the city from enforcing the law pending a legal challenge.

City attorneys: Methadone clinics should be allowed downtown

The Planning Commission will discuss, and may vote on, the issue during Tuesday’s meeting.

New rate plan means less money for conservation district

Under the plan OK’d by the County Council, property owners will pay less than the district had sought.

County exec dislikes council’s budget, but what can he do?

Dave Somers says the County Council’s proposal, leaner than his, could mean layoffs and other problems.

Video: Boar spotted pigging out in north Everett

Only 3 feet long or so, it appeared to be someone’s pet in the Northwest neighborhood.

Hey, who turns on the lights?

When in doubt, call the PUD for streetlight outages in Snohomish County.

Instructor, student walk away from Paine Field plane crash

The Cessna aircraft likely had engine trouble before striking a tree after takeoff.

American Cancer Society volunteers are partners in the fight

They hold hands, point the way to resources and do whatever is needed for patients and families.

No one hurt in morning fire at south Everett home

The Red Cross was assisting the displaced family of two adults and four children.

Everett councilman wants a group to study districting

But the existing Everett Districts Now is concerned over “an attempt to confuse voters.”

Award-winning pianist makes beautiful music at age 10

Pianist Kaitlyn Gia Lee, 10, has been a top prize-winner at many prestigious music competitions, including the Seattle International Piano Competition’s Virtuoso Festival. The girl… Continue reading

Gobble, gobble: Rotary, AMHS gather up feasts for Thanksgiving

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club on Nov. 19 assembled 350 bags filled with all the fixings for a Thanksgiving feast, then delivered them to families… Continue reading

Schools of Distinction awarded for most improvement

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2017 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

Cocoon House has big plans for site of former Everett church

The teen-sheltering nonprofit hopes to consolidate services and reach more young people in need.