Andrea Brown

‘Super blood wolf moon’ coming Sunday night to a sky near you

The weather might damper the view during the total lunar eclipse. But it’s worth it to look anyway.

 

Mark Sargent holds a representative model of a flat planet. The Whidbey Island native has made a name for himself as a flat Earth spokesman. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He’s semi-famous for being flat-out wrong about Earth

A Whidbey Island resident is telling people around the world that our planet is not a sphere.

 

Happy 95th birthday to ‘the epitome of a self-made man’

A crowd turned out to hug and eat cake with Carl Gipson, who broke down barriers here.

 

Cat cafe seeks new spot to serve up the company of felines

After two years, The Kitty Catfe in Edmonds must move its venue with 19 cats from Firdale plaza.

Why are there no senior discounts for seniors at this store?

Edmonds Senior Center opens a new shop of bargains in Westgate Shopping Center. All ages welcome.

He’s the 6-foot-4 Marine in photos of Bush’s memorial services

Bryce Carnahan, 20, of Lake Stevens, was part of the honor guard at the 41st president’s funeral.

Wanted: 16 new ferries in the next 20 years

The ferry system’s long-term plan includes retiring 13 rust buckets and making the fleet green.

Landon Weewie, 5, concentrates while he works on a thank you card for the firefighters. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fire ruined their home, but Everett family of 9 stays strong

Brenna and Jesse Weewie, their six children and Grandma are thankful for the help.

Landon Weewie, 5, concentrates while he works on a thank you card for the firefighters. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Perry Irvine opened Silver Lake Video in 1985 with VHS and Beta tapes. He is closing up shop and selling off the remaining 25,000 discs. The last day is Jan. 12. (Dan Bates / Herald file)

25,000 DVDs on the shelves … take one home for $1.99

Silver Lake Video in Everett is closing after 33 years. The owner is retiring.

Perry Irvine opened Silver Lake Video in 1985 with VHS and Beta tapes. He is closing up shop and selling off the remaining 25,000 discs. The last day is Jan. 12. (Dan Bates / Herald file)

Lynnwood couple cheer on son, UW running back Myles Gaskin

Gaskin is a record-setting Husky football player. His parents are proud and loud about it.

KRKO host drinks on air — to show dangers of impaired driving

It’s become an annual event for the Everett radio show, as DUIs remain a deadly problem.

After laying down flowers, Ann O’Donnell touches a plaque with her late husband Dan’s name on it as family members and riders from “The Big Shots Bicycle Group” pay their respects at a bench in founder Dan O’Donnell’s name along the Centennial Trail on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 in Arlington, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Snohomish County trail gets bench honoring a real ‘Big Shot’

Dan O’Donnell started the senior bicycle group that has kept riding, somehow, since his 2017 death.

After laying down flowers, Ann O’Donnell touches a plaque with her late husband Dan’s name on it as family members and riders from “The Big Shots Bicycle Group” pay their respects at a bench in founder Dan O’Donnell’s name along the Centennial Trail on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 in Arlington, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He’s the pancake Picasso of Snohomish County

This dad’s fancy flapjacks come to life on the griddle as Harry Potter, sharks and cartoon characters.

2 squad cars, 2 officers, a pillowcase and a cardboard box

Sometimes, protecting and serving the public means chasing jittery critters around a bathroom.

This musical Mariner senior was inspired by ChickTech

Kalani Taladoc, who plays the violin, is fascinated by biomedical engineering.

Matt Nichols, president of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, stands above the National Geographic Venture docked at the company’s private outfitting pier in Langley. The 240-foot cruise ship is the newest custom vessel built at the main Freeland shipyard. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This small-town shipyard can build and float your big boat

Nichols Brothers on Whidbey Island can turn a “pile of steel” into a tug, a ferry or a cruise ship.

Matt Nichols, president of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, stands above the National Geographic Venture docked at the company’s private outfitting pier in Langley. The 240-foot cruise ship is the newest custom vessel built at the main Freeland shipyard. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Motorist throws puppy at trooper and dashes across I-5

The woman, who bolted from a traffic stop, blamed her problems on tweakers.

He didn’t win the race, but he beat death

Quick action — and a defibrillator — are credited with saving the life of a man at the Traxx Raceway.

Keith Moser holds one of the many old newspaper found in the walls to insulate his home after construction crews tore down drywall in his Everett home. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Back when fake insulation was real news

Keith Moser had hoped for money, but found wads of newspaper behind the drywall in a home remodel.

Keith Moser holds one of the many old newspaper found in the walls to insulate his home after construction crews tore down drywall in his Everett home. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Mukilteo mayor’s spending practices are the $40,000 question

City Council moves to hire law firm to review Jennifer Gregerson’s payments on contracts.