Andrea Brown

The possible “unicorn meteor storm” predicted for Nov. 21 is named after the constellation Monoceros, Greek for unicorn. It is slated to start at 8 p.m. Pacific Time. (American Meteor Society)

Oh, shoot! ‘Unicorn meteor storm’ could light up sky — or not

Astronomers say rare storm could produce rates of 400 meteors per hour. It will only last an hour.

 

A cryptic meme splashes the usually benign rock of Snohomish

“Epstein didn’t kill himself” was a far cry from the usual fare of high-school pep and community spirit.

 

Senior Jorge Ortiz in the Chef’s room at Lynnwood High School on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 in Lynnwood, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Busy teen is handy with kitchen tools and power tools

Jorge Ortiz, 17, a Lynnwood High senior, also is a bassist in the orchestra and a sandwich artist.

 

Her ticket to winning the $50,000 lottery jackpot? Hard work

Rose Travis, 46, of Everett, won the “Dream Big” prize awarded annually to an Aegis Living employee.

Mourners turn out for Stan Jones, ‘the chief of chiefs’

The memorial for the longtime Tulalip tribal chairman brought tears and laughter — and lots of respect.

‘Wolfman Jim’ rocks out for handouts on Lynnwood street corner

Drunk and homeless for decades, the well-known panhandler is performing his act clean and sober.

Candidates make their case for election during a forum at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo on Oct. 23. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Hang onto your seat for the homestretch of the election race

Some council and school board races are too close to predict. The next vote counts are Monday.

Candidates make their case for election during a forum at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo on Oct. 23. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Want to see UFOs? Washington is a popular hangout

Our state is third in nation for alien craft encounters. UFOiTeam says it’s nothing to snicker about.

Rick Steves meets his Halloween doppleganger

The travel guru bumps into his scarecrow Franken side on an Edmonds porch.

Who should run Mukilteo: Strong mayor or city manager?

If Proposition 1 passes, the city will join more than 50 statewide that have a council-manager format.

Future City Council makeup is hot topic in Mukilteo races

Former mayor, controversial company owner and clashing incumbents are among those vying for seats.

Harmonica honcho Lee Oskar, 71, still rocks ‘Low Rider’

The Danish music legend from the hit band War lives in Everett and sells his harps worldwide.

Second case of vaping-related lung injury reported in county

Woman, in her 40s, used flavored nicotine and THC vape products. Nationwide toll is 1,300 cases.

New fitness center puts seniors a step closer to 6-pack abs

The $56,000 workout room at Everett’s Carl Gipson Senior Center has free weights and eight machines.

The lice lady decimates the louse that infiltrates the locks

Lice Spies is a hair salon that targets those tiny 6-legged parasites that make us itch like crazy.

Mariner High School. (Mariner High School)

Bond proposal could help Mukilteo’s aging overcrowded schools

The $240 million capital bond proposal the board is considering would fund projects for six years.

Mariner High School. (Mariner High School)

Theater is slice of heaven for Mariner High School senior

Heaven Ewers, 17, wants to be famous on stage for something meaningful — not a “one-hit wonder.”

Pay up — and park at Mukilteo park without watching the clock

Non-residents can park for up to 12 hours in 33 spots starting Tuesday. The cost is $2.25 an hour.

Different brands and flavors of vape juice on sale in response to the potential ban on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Nicotine and THC vapes could lose tutti-frutti flavors

Decision comes today on Inslee’s order asking the state health department to ban flavored products.

Different brands and flavors of vape juice on sale in response to the potential ban on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mr. Pickleball takes his sport to parks and prisons

Roger BelAir teaches the art of the game with the funny name to inmates and at courts in Edmonds.