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David Barney, owner of Barney's Pastrami on Evergreen, has changed the last names of the dozens of celebrities who's photos hang on the wall of his restaurant to Barney.  The newly named celebrities include Humphrey Barney, Uma Barney, Marilyn Barney, Olivia Newton-Barney and Stevie Ray Barney.  
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Where’s Barney? His pastrami shop has served its last hoagie

Even the Evergreen Way deli’s landlord is looking for him. David Barney has vanished.

 

Russell Struck, 63, started decorating his Chevy L5 about five years ago and never stopped and lives in his truck part-time. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He keeps on truckin’ in a fabric-wrapped Chevy that’s his home

Russell Struck decorated his S-10 with 8 yards of flaming red cloth, holographic eyeballs and skulls.

 

QFC Pharmacist Becky Bureaus administers a flu shot on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Flu shots can thwart ‘twindemic’ punch of COVID and influenza

Health officials recommend those 6 months and older get a flu vaccine to avoid a double whammy.

 

One of the two 5 inch diamond tennis bracelets that was found after sorting through five tons of trash at the Snohomish County Southwest Recycling & Transfer Station. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A dig through 5 tons of trash yields a gem

Workers came to the rescue of an Edmonds woman who tossed diamond bracelets from her hubby of 57 years.

One of the two 5 inch diamond tennis bracelets that was found after sorting through five tons of trash at the Snohomish County Southwest Recycling & Transfer Station. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A small amount of debris covers the ground where Ivar's tables and chairs had been set up in the parklet where the former Mukilteo Ferry Landing was located on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Whose asphalt is this? ‘Parklet’ is no longer a dining area

The city of Mukilteo has erected red tape around the former ferry ramp where Ivar’s wants to serve customers.

A small amount of debris covers the ground where Ivar's tables and chairs had been set up in the parklet where the former Mukilteo Ferry Landing was located on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Inside of a freshly peeled fig on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Every year he must figure out what to do with all the figs

Wally Harper didn’t know what to expect when he planted a tree in his Mukilteo yard 25 years ago.

Inside of a freshly peeled fig on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A young boy roars at a T-Rex during the Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

At this Jurassic parking lot, dinosaurs and their fans roar

A drive-thru attraction at the Everett Mall has young kids baring their teeth at full-sized dinos.

A young boy roars at a T-Rex during the Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Carolyn “Dode” Carlson with Alex Crocco who is ahead by seven votes for second place for a chance at Mukilteo City Council in the general election. (Contributed photo)

Friendly duel in Mukilteo: Candidates await vote recount

And in Lynnwood, a hand recount will decide whether a councilman or ex-mayor advances to the fall election.

Carolyn “Dode” Carlson with Alex Crocco who is ahead by seven votes for second place for a chance at Mukilteo City Council in the general election. (Contributed photo)
Katie Thurston and Blake Moynes on "The Bachelorette.” (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

‘Bachelorette’ on her Snohomish County roots: ‘This is home’

Lynnwood High grad Katie Thurston plans to bring her new man to Ono Poke in Edmonds and other favorite places.

Katie Thurston and Blake Moynes on "The Bachelorette.” (ABC/Craig Sjodin)
A person takes a photograph of the water from the new parklet while people dine at the new table additions at the parklet for Ivar's on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Spellcheck it: Former Mukilteo ferry ramp is now a ‘parklet’

Eat, drink, gaze, kiss: Plans call for the scenic spot by Ivar’s to be more than “just a bunch of asphalt.”

A person takes a photograph of the water from the new parklet while people dine at the new table additions at the parklet for Ivar's on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Deven Boyce, 14, rode his bike more than 3,000 miles from the Mukilteo Lighthouse to the Statue of Liberty. (Submitted photo)

He made it! Mukilteo boy, 14, bikes to the Statue of Liberty

Deven Boyce pedaled across America with his grandpa in tow on ride he called “Light to Liberty.”

Deven Boyce, 14, rode his bike more than 3,000 miles from the Mukilteo Lighthouse to the Statue of Liberty. (Submitted photo)
Laura Smith, with husband Tom, makes Danielle Lam laugh after being presented with a check for $10,000 from The Prize Patrol from Publishers Clearing House on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Holy roses!’ A day in the life of the legendary Prize Patrol

Publishers Clearing House surprised a Mukilteo couple with a sweepstakes prize, flowers and balloons.

Laura Smith, with husband Tom, makes Danielle Lam laugh after being presented with a check for $10,000 from The Prize Patrol from Publishers Clearing House on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Photographer David Welton’s work has appeared in the South Whidbey Record and The Daily Herald.

The camera is Whidbey Island man’s second calling

After retiring from a career in medicine, David Welton of Langley focuses on his first love: photography

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Photographer David Welton’s work has appeared in the South Whidbey Record and The Daily Herald.
Mukilteo Council candidates (top L-R): Louis Harris, Peter Zieve, Tina Over, Ayesha Riaz Khan, Kevin Stoltz; (bottom L-R): Caitlein Ryan, Tom Jordal, Steve Schmalz, Tim Ellis, Carolyn “Dode” Carlson, Alex Crocco.

11 candidates in races for 3 seats on Mukilteo City Council

New and familiar names will face off in the primary to narrow the field to six for the November election.

Mukilteo Council candidates (top L-R): Louis Harris, Peter Zieve, Tina Over, Ayesha Riaz Khan, Kevin Stoltz; (bottom L-R): Caitlein Ryan, Tom Jordal, Steve Schmalz, Tim Ellis, Carolyn “Dode” Carlson, Alex Crocco.
Joseph Lindell, left, Nathaniel Lindell, 19 and Jason Guzman, 18, next to one of Nathaniel's Bigfoot cutout on Friday, July 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Bigfoot sighting: Not in the woods, near the Everett Safeway

Here’s the story behind the Beverly Lane display of Sasquatch, flowers and flags.

Joseph Lindell, left, Nathaniel Lindell, 19 and Jason Guzman, 18, next to one of Nathaniel's Bigfoot cutout on Friday, July 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jack Arends, 64, of Everett, the lone elector from Snohomish County on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jack Arends, the guy in the ‘Play Nice’ beret, dies at 64

Terminal illness didn’t deter the elector from Everett from his democratic duty in the 2020 election.

Jack Arends, 64, of Everett, the lone elector from Snohomish County on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Spokane leaves dock at the Edmonds Ferry Terminal Tuesday afternoon on July20,, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Naming the next Mukilteo ferry: It won’t be Boaty McBoatface

The process starts now to name the state’s first electric hybrid ferry, three years before it sails.

The Spokane leaves dock at the Edmonds Ferry Terminal Tuesday afternoon on July20,, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Up Up Up Inc., a traveling circus on a flatbed truck stage with a crane, performs Wednesday in Langley and Friday in Everett on its monthlong Pacific Northwest tour. Seen here at a show on Guemes Island. (Submitted photo)

Circus coming to Whidbey, then Everett, on a 30-foot crane

Theatrics include the world’s largest wedgie, a flying piano, human ceiling fan and a hair hang act.

Up Up Up Inc., a traveling circus on a flatbed truck stage with a crane, performs Wednesday in Langley and Friday in Everett on its monthlong Pacific Northwest tour. Seen here at a show on Guemes Island. (Submitted photo)
Arturo Salinas, 16, left, Ed Newsom, 63, and Johnryan Newsom, 16 were all together when Ed Newsom was pulled under a log while floating the Green River in Auburn where Arturo Salinas and Johnryan performed life saving measures to revive Ed Newsom. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

River rescue: A breath away from being a drowning fatality

Ed Newsom was saved by his son and a friend, both 16, after he was swept underwater while tubing.

Arturo Salinas, 16, left, Ed Newsom, 63, and Johnryan Newsom, 16 were all together when Ed Newsom was pulled under a log while floating the Green River in Auburn where Arturo Salinas and Johnryan performed life saving measures to revive Ed Newsom. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Deven Boyce, 14, of Mukilteo on his cross-country bike ride. (Jon Boyce)

1,500 miles down, 1,500 to go on teen’s bike ride across U.S.

Deven Boyce, 14, of Mukilteo, is pedaling across America with his grandpa in tow — for a good cause.

Deven Boyce, 14, of Mukilteo on his cross-country bike ride. (Jon Boyce)