Andrea Brown

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

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.

Texan comes to defend Snohomish outlaw barber cutting hair
Vandalism or art? Graffiti rocks at Howarth Park

Vandalism or art? Graffiti rocks at Howarth Park

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

Vandalism or art? Graffiti rocks at Howarth Park
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

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

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

Peter Zieve wants to keep low-income people out of Mukilteo
This ambulance has gone to the dogs, and the occasional cat

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.

This ambulance has gone to the dogs, and the occasional cat
Check your lottery tickets: You could be rich (or less poor)

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.

Check your lottery tickets: You could be rich (or less poor)
Quarantini time! New state rule allows cocktails to-go

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.

Quarantini time! New state rule allows cocktails to-go
State says stop, but this Snohomish barber keeps cutting

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.

State says stop, but this Snohomish barber keeps cutting
COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style

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.

COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style
Governor to Snohomish barber refusing order: Cut it out

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.

Governor to Snohomish barber refusing order: Cut it out
Everybody knows Gary, a QFC checker on the front lines

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.

Everybody knows Gary, a QFC checker on the front lines
Next year’s flu season could pack double punch with COVID-19

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.

Next year’s flu season could pack double punch with COVID-19
Costco shoppers, you gotta wear masks starting Monday

Costco shoppers, you gotta wear masks starting Monday

Whole Foods will offer free masks at the entrance and is “requesting” customers cover their faces.

Costco shoppers, you gotta wear masks starting Monday
From the boardroom to the bedroom, Zoom is everywhere

From the boardroom to the bedroom, Zoom is everywhere

Smile — and wear pants. Virtual meetups can show too-candid moments if you’re not careful.

From the boardroom to the bedroom, Zoom is everywhere
Stimulus checks are going for guns, guitars and ganja
Stimulus checks are going for guns, guitars and ganja
Inside Everett care home hit hard by COVID-19, life goes on

Inside Everett care home hit hard by COVID-19, life goes on

Michael O’Donnell, 81, is upbeat. He likes the room service. But good friends were among the COVID-19 deaths.

Inside Everett care home hit hard by COVID-19, life goes on
That hospital nurse on the COVID frontline is my son-in-law
That hospital nurse on the COVID frontline is my son-in-law