Caleb Hutton

Days before Christmas, fire displaces 20 people in Everett

Firefighters don’t know yet what caused the big nighttime blaze at Colby Square Apartments.

Family plans search party for missing Snohomish man

A handful of possible sightings have given them hope that Henry Groeneveld can be found.

2 residents injured, 20 displaced by Everett apartments fire

Many of those living there are elderly. One rescued woman was in a wheelchair.

Candles flicker, bells chime for 22 who died on our streets

Homelessness in Snohomish County has soared by 65 percent in the past two years. Many are veterans.

Students graduate from first Everett Essentials class

The 29 people learned everything from how to use the Jaws of Life to how the animal shelter is run.

Clues in recovered backpack help identify robbery suspect

Police find a ticket with the man’s name on it after an attempted shoplifting at a Safeway.

Three arrested for allegedly stealing $7K worth of perfume

One of the women from Portland, Oregon, was caught shoplifting at Sephora in the Alderwood mall.

Lives were on the line

After an estimated 350K emergency calls over 35 years, dispatcher Steve Williams is set to retire.

Mukilteo crabber missing; his boat was found at Hat Island

Frank Urbick set out Thursday morning but did not return.

Police: He made an appointment, then tried to rob the bank

A lawyer is accused of donning a fake beard and telling a teller that a gunman was outside.

Firefighters come to the rescue and give mom new stroller

Donations to the Good Neighbor Program covered the $143.20 cost.

5 teens in custody in drug-robbery shooting death

They range in age from 15 to 17. One allegedly fatally shot a 54-year-old mother, whose son was wounded.

Within an hour, 2 planes crash-land at Paine Field

One simply landed hard and went off the end of a runway. Another crash involved unextended landing gear.

A fiercely protective mom dies in another Everett shooting

The woman had once filed a protection order on behalf of her sons. A 17-year-old boy also was shot.

Video: Trash bin flames damage 3 Everett storefronts

An early estimate on the cost of repairs was at $15,000, but could go much higher.

Not hindered by a K9 Cart, Noodle, a three month-old lab mix, plays with a toy at the Everett Animal Shelter on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Everett. Noodle, who is up for adoption, uses the cart to get around because of paralysis in her back legs. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Video: There’s no stopping Noodle, the paralyzed puppy

She’s got a brand new set of wheels. Now the Everett pup is looking for a caring home.

Not hindered by a K9 Cart, Noodle, a three month-old lab mix, plays with a toy at the Everett Animal Shelter on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Everett. Noodle, who is up for adoption, uses the cart to get around because of paralysis in her back legs. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Student saved by custodian’s Heimlich maneuver

Eisenhower Middle’s Christopher Hughes knew what to do when Julie Barnett alerted him to the girl.

Thanks to car seat, baby in crash escapes serious injury

After the single-vehicle rollover in Marysville, the infant was examined and released from a hospital.

She created a space for Oso mudslide survivors to heal

Suddenly there was a dire need for people to gather, talk and cry, in a place where they felt safe.

Man accused of armed, drunken, 3 a.m. break-in at wife’s home

The Mountlake Terrace woman, who had a restraining order, also found a noose hanging in her garage.