Everett

Everett mayor’s election was close from start to finish

Tuohy’s narrow lead shrank as later ballots were counted; Franklin is prevailing by just 1.2 percent.

State waging war with tenacious ivy, an invasive ‘bully’

The public is being asked to help with a study by collecting and sending in samples.

Providence hospice workers union says it will strike

The nurses, case managers, chaplains, and other staff say they are planning to strike Dec. 6-8.

Sally and Tom Joy surrounded by Christmas decorations at their home on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Joys are opening their home to the holiday home tour, a fundraiser for the Assistance League. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A joyous display: 5 houses on Assistance League’s holiday tour

The annual self-guided Holiday Home Tour is a fundraiser for the Operation School Bell program.

Sally and Tom Joy surrounded by Christmas decorations at their home on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Joys are opening their home to the holiday home tour, a fundraiser for the Assistance League. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Offering comfort in times of grief

The new nonprofit group The Widows Project supports men and women who have lost a spouse.

Lynnwood officer’s fatal shooting of suspect ruled justified

A man had been harassing an ex-girlfriend, and when police went to investigate, he rushed them.

Turkey talk: Kindergartners explain the Thanksgiving holiday

Our annual pilgrimage led us this year to Pathfinder Kindergarten Center in Everett.

Everett police ask for tips about a Silver Lake assault

A couple was walking home from a late dinner when they were attacked by a group of teenagers.

Police locate suspect in Snohomish River after he fled

They used a thermal-imaging camera to locate the man in the water near Dagmars Marina.

Pianist Kaitlyn Gia Lee, 10, of Mill Creek, will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major on Nov. 26 with the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra.

Young pianist to perform Mozart with Everett Philharmonic

Kaitlyn Gia Lee, 10, of Mill Creek, will play the piano at the Music for the Imagination concert.

Pianist Kaitlyn Gia Lee, 10, of Mill Creek, will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major on Nov. 26 with the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra.

Alleged philanderer attacked with hammer near Everett

His girlfriend had accused him of cheating and allegedly called on another man to confront him.

Pair charged with first-degree robbery in marijuana theft

A man was shot in the head during a holdup that was supposed to net about an ounce of pot.

Flood warnings for Skykomish, Snohomish, Stillaguamish rivers

This time of year, wet heat means rivers will rise and the threat of landslides grows.

Snohomish County Council passes a no-new-taxes budget

The spending plan still funds the hiring of five new sheriff’s deputies and a code enforcement officer.

This is where all those abandoned RVs and trailers go to die

A county program recycles derelict vehicles left on roadsides and in homeless encampments.

Agencies launch coordinated response to an opioid ‘emergency’

Health workers, law enforcement agencies and emergency managers are responding as they might to a disaster.

Judge critical of both sides’ arguments in Everett bikini barista case

She will determine whether the city’s dress code suppresses free speech — or deters crime.

Injection sites still banned — County Council doesn’t budge

At a public hearing, more than 15 people said they are opposed to sanctioned areas for using heroin.

Snohomish County Council rejects tax increase in 2018

Now it must decide which cuts to make to its operating budget.

County under flood watch; back-to-back storms promise heavy rain

The National Weather Service issued a flood watch Monday for all of Snohomish County. The watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through… Continue reading