Andrea Brown

Who will be the next member of the Mukilteo City Council?

A field of 20 is now down to six. They are contenders for a seat vacated by Anna Rohrbough.

Waxes and haircuts: Getting pretty involves new rules

Salons are busy styling and removing hair in Phase 2. But no more wine or magazines for clients.

Greek cobbler at People’s Shoe Repair has left the building

Mike Papadimitriou, 90, closed the shop his uncle started in 1934. He’s retiring, and will be missed.

It survived a pan from Gordon Ramsay — but not a pandemic

The building with a colorful past of dancing and fine dining at 1414 Hewitt Ave. is for rent — again.

The drive-thru at Chick-Fil-A is open for business in Marysville on May 21. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

In the chicken sandwich wars, Chick-fil-A fans go bonkers

Is it FOMO — Fear of Missing Out — that makes us crave battered and breaded fun on a bun?

The drive-thru at Chick-Fil-A is open for business in Marysville on May 21. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A young man uses a bullhorn as he leads about two hundred protesters though Mill Creek, to protest the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 in Mill Creek, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Alderwood mall area closed again due to threats of looting

“I’m just here for the looting,” a teen told police Monday. Costco and other nearby stores also closed.

A young man uses a bullhorn as he leads about two hundred protesters though Mill Creek, to protest the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 in Mill Creek, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Poison exposures have increased due to the overuse of cleansing agents during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Warning: Getting too COVID clean can be poisonous to health

Increased use of hand sanitizers and disinfectants has led to more calls to the Poison Helpline.

Poison exposures have increased due to the overuse of cleansing agents during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Texan comes to defend Snohomish outlaw barber cutting hair

Bob Martin is defying orders to close. The man he calls his attorney didn’t go to law school.

Vandalism or art? Graffiti rocks at Howarth Park

It’s against the law to deface public property with spray cans, no matter how artful.

Anna Rohrbough

Help wanted: Mukilteo City Council has seat to fill

You can fill the vacancy for Anna Rohrbough’s sudden departure. Pay is $500 a month.

Anna Rohrbough

Peter Zieve wants to keep low-income people out of Mukilteo

The controversial aerospace owner and failed council candidate has launched another mailer campaign.

This ambulance has gone to the dogs, and the occasional cat

South Whidbey Animal Clinic vets primped up a 2007 Nissan Xterra for house calls and other services.

Check your lottery tickets: You could be rich (or less poor)

There are dozens of prizes worth millions unclaimed. Winners have 180 days from draw date.

Quarantini time! New state rule allows cocktails to-go

Enjoy a margarita or a Manhattan with lunch or dinner to go. At Buck’s in Everett, you keep the mason jar.

State says stop, but this Snohomish barber keeps cutting

Martin felt emboldened by Sheriff Fortney, whose office later served him a cease and desist order.

COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style

Face masks make a fashion statement. It’s the dress code for Costco and now the White House.

Governor to Snohomish barber refusing order: Cut it out

Bob Martin estimated he’s done 150 haircuts, without gloves, since defying an order to close amid COVID-19.

Everybody knows Gary, a QFC checker on the front lines

He was honored in the “2 minutes of gratitude” Mukilteo parade for COVID-19 heros. He rode his bike.

Next year’s flu season could pack double punch with COVID-19

The push will be strong in the fall for flu shots, in the event the coronavirus pandemic comes back.