Ben Watanabe

Everett leaders to ponder red-light cameras, adding pot shops

The controversial traffic enforcement idea is getting revived, and the five-store cap may double.

 

Everett’s Rotary Park boat launch, parking set for renovations

The popular Snohomish River boat ramp will get new boarding floats, asphalt and lighting.

 

Everett homeless housing proposal to get design requirements

The City Council voted to amend a 2016 ordinance allowing supportive housing in single family zones.

 

Everett council backs supportive housing in single family zones

After more than two hours and 50 public comments, the council voted 5-1 for an amended option.

County exec suggests taking jail oversight away from sheriff

Dave Somers’ idea got pushback from Sheriff-elect Adam Fortney, who promised vigorous opposition.

Two children dead in apartment fire in Lynnwood

A boy and two adults escaped from the home in the 6700 block of 196th Street SW.

Botan Ramen blooms and grows in downtown Everett

Owned and operated by a 22-year-old Marysville woman, the place has become a hotspot since opening in July.

Marysville Olympian, honored Wednesday, found dead at 42

Jarred Rome was in town for his induction into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame.

Umami makes the grade for refreshing poke and sushi burritos

The restaurant near Everett Community College and WSU also serves excellent chicken karaage.

Bubba of Bubba’s Salsa greets the new location with Peggy Webb (right) Sunday morning at Everett Farmers Market in Everett in August 4, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett Farmers Market move livens up downtown

The midseason relocation from port-owned waterfront space was met with a steady crowd.

Bubba of Bubba’s Salsa greets the new location with Peggy Webb (right) Sunday morning at Everett Farmers Market in Everett in August 4, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds boy with cerebral palsy inspires inclusive playground

Seaview Park’s new equipment includes an adaptive swing, disc swing and cushioned fall surface.

‘Napalm Girl’ no more: Iconic Vietnam War child shares faith

Kim Phúc, famous for being photographed naked and crying after a napalm attack, spoke at a Lynnwood church.

Sound to Summit in Snohomish excels at bites and brews

The original craft brewery in Snohomish has a menu of small plates perfect for sharing with friends.

Bothell state rep gets Democrats’ nod for Senate appointment

Derek Stanford was the party’s top choice to fill an opening left when Guy Palumbo resigned.

Plan now, snowbirds, for Everett flights to Palm Springs

Daily Alaska Airlines service between Paine Field and the California desert begins Nov. 5.

Free luge sessions draw young daredevils to Camano Island

Children 9-13 years old learned luge sledding — on wheels, for now — with the help of Team USA.

With ‘Game of Thrones’ ending, it’s time for a proper feast

How to make a meal inspired by the Lannisters’ and Starks’ world, fit for the King in the North.

Everett’s monthly rally for immigrant rights marches on

On Cinco de Mayo, people took to the streets to keep the immigration issue front and center.

Man trying to cross I-5 hit, injured by two trucks in Everett

Traffic was backed up for 5 miles over two hours during the Thursday morning commute.

Every theater in the county is showing ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Two cineplexes devoted half their screens to it. Still, it might be hard to get tickets this weekend.