The Chat

Monroe teen explains allure of Pokemon Go, a ‘surreal dream come true’

Naryan Dahlstrom, 18, is among the thousands of Pokémon Go players traversing Snohomish County collecting pocket monsters with a smartphone. So why pick him for… Continue reading

The sky isn’t the limit for this Everett CC grad

Jerry Jarvis, 22, is a 2016 honors graduate of Everett Community College with an associate’s degree in mechanical engineering. For his capstone project, he created… Continue reading

Mukilteo baker makes sweetness from sadness

Wine, pastries and a view of the water. The Sydney Bakery & Wine Bar in Old Town Mukilteo is a happy place even when it’s… Continue reading

Tour leader knows Fremont quirks all too well

Mark Ukelson, 64, is a superhero for the arts. He’s Rocket Man, dressed in yellow tights and a construction helmet with rockets sticking out. Six… Continue reading

Love of his life brings South Dakota native to Bothell

Dustin Hofer, 37, is a recent graduate of Seattle Recording Arts. The South Dakota native has a degree in history from University of Nebraska at… Continue reading

UW student from Edmonds keeps it clean about car detailing

Isaiah Barhoum, 20, is a sophomore at University of Washington, double majoring in accounting and informatics. He is the owner of Bigs Mobile Detailing,,… Continue reading

Monroe native a co-producer of Oscar-winning ‘Spotlight’

Blye Pagon Faust, a 1993 graduate of Monroe High School, was a producer on this year’s Oscar-winning film “Spotlight,” the story of how the Boston… Continue reading