Left to right, Northwest Room Librarian Lisa Labovitch, 41, and contributors to HistoryLink, an online encyclopedia on Washington history, David Cameron, 81, and Louise Lindgren, 79, pose for a photo at the Everett Public Library in Everett, Washington on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Local historians spotlight ‘unsung heroes’ of Snohomish County’s past

The Northwest Room at the Everett Public Library is a treasure trove for the state’s online encyclopedia, HistoryLink.org.

A suspect removes a rifle bag from a broken rear window of a Seattle police car on May 30 in downtown Seattle. An Everett man, Jacob D. Little, 24, has been charged with the theft of the high-powered rifle stolen from the car. This image is from the criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court. 20200904

Everett man sentenced for stealing police gun in Seattle protest

Jacob Little, 26, now faces second-degree murder charges for allegedly killing a man in Renton in August 2020.

FILE - This scanning electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows rod-shaped Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. U.S. health officials are advising people to stop using the over-the-counter eye drops, EzriCare Artificial Tears, that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday night, Feb. 1, 2023, sent a health alert to physicians, saying the outbreak includes at least 55 people in 12 states. One died. (Janice Haney Carr/CDC via AP)

Eye drops linked to Snohomish County man’s death

Amid dozens of non-fatal infections, federal health leaders this week urged people to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears.

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Public school enrollment still down, even as rural districts grow

Smaller districts in Snohomish County seem to be recovering more quickly — and gaining students — than their urban counterparts.

Arif Ghouseat flips through his work binder in his office conference room Paine Field on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Paine Field Airport director departing for Sea-Tac job

Arif Ghouse, who oversaw the launch of commercial air travel at Paine Field, is leaving after eight years.

Angelica Montanari and daughter Makena, 1, outside of the Community Health Center of Snohomish County Everett-Central Clinic on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Amid patient woes, CHC of Snohomish County staffers push for a union

Doctors and nurse practitioners are worried about providers being shut out from clinical decisions, which hurts patient care.

Dani Rice was paralyzed in a routine medical procedure: “Now thanks to WA Cares, we have more options. We both put in a little from our paychecks now, and WA Cares will pay for a home care aide, when we need one.”

You Never Know What Will Happen. WA Cares Gives Peace of Mind.

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Lori Johnson, director of the Washington State Food Truck Association shows off a box of fresh malasadas during the grand opening of the GoodBelly LLC food truck on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Fried dough on the go, from a woman who’s on the go

A decade after immigrating to the U.S., Alice Tum has mastered the art of making Hawaiian-style doughnuts and sells them from her own food trailer.

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Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

Tickets are on sale now for the Gin Blossoms gig in Tulalip. A variety of local music, from rock to classical, can be heard this weekend in Everett.

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On September 30, 1968, the first 747-100 rolled out of Boeing's Everett factory.

Editorial: What Boeing workers built beyond the 747

More than 50 years of building jets leaves an economic and cultural legacy for the city and county.

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ESC Mattress Center in Everett is closed temporarily due to smoke damage. During the closure customers can still shop online at www.escmattresscenter.com and over the phone at 425-512-0017. The store will reopen in two to six months.

Smoke damage temporarily closes Everett mattress store

Locally owned and operated business hopes to reopen in two to six months

 

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Photography
A big head Buddha turns to the crowd during a celebration of the Lunar New Year on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lunar New Year celebrates the Year of the Rabbit

A celebration in Edmonds ushered in the Lunar New Year.

 

Edmonds-Woodway’s Jude Haines tries to pull down Shorecrest’s Neta Navot on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: E-W boys wrestlers topple Shorecrest

The Warriors earn a 48-30 win over the Scots in a key Wesco 3A/2A South matchup.

 

Mountlake Terrace’s Mya Sheffield comes away with a loose ball against Meadowdale on Wednesday, Jan.11, 2023, at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Mountlake Terrace girls top Meadowdale in thriller

Maya Davis scored the winning bucket as the Hawks earn a 60-57 win over the Mavericks.

 

Kamiak’s Bryan Zi Wong wins the second heat of the 100 yard backstroke during the Jackson vs. Kamiak boys swim and dive meet at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek, Washington on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak boys swim team tops Jackson

The Knights earn a 96-74 win over the Timberwolves at West Coast Aquatics.

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West Coast Travel
Canyon Creek Cabins co-owner Andy Whitcomb relaxes on the deck behind Cabin 1, an upgraded 1970s A-frame. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

A stylish yet rustic winter retreat just outside Granite Falls

Canyon Creek Cabins offer a cozy hideaway on an acre of riverfront property.

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Back in the observation car checking out the views near Blue River, Oregon. (Julia Carmel / Los Angeles Times)

Riding the Coast Starlight, from Los Angeles to Seattle

We spent 34 hours on America’s most scenic train. Is it as dreamy as it sounds?

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Christmas in Seattle comes with activities for all ages, from festive lights for kids to the silly, boozy Seattle SantaCon. Seattle SantaCon photo

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People explore along the South Fork Stillaguamish River near the repaired bridge that heads to Big Four Ice Caves on Oct. 28, in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls. Ryan Berry / Everett Herald photo

The Big Four Ice Caves: Access to one of Snohomish County’s most iconic destinations reopens

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