Chris Winters

Possible sale of Longfellow building moves forward

A plan to sell the historic Longfellow school building to the Everett Museum of History has cleared a major hurdle. When Everett Public… Continue reading

Everett composting company wins first of four odor lawsuits

Cedar Grove Composting has won a significant victory in a long-running civil lawsuit over what Marysville residents insist are intolerable odors coming from… Continue reading

Naval Station Everett increased by 1,000 sailors in 2016

Naval Station Everett, already the second-largest employer in Snohomish County, has seen its economic impact grow in the past year, the base’s commanding… Continue reading

Another lean year for coho, but some positive signs

It’s going to be another lean year for salmon fishing, with expected low returns of coho continuing a trend set in 2015. Most… Continue reading

Low-barrier housing proposal in Everett moves forward

The city of Everett’s proposal to build apartments for homeless people took a step forward recently, despite continued opposition from people who would… Continue reading

Stalled cleanup of former mill site stalls development, sale

A dispute over cleanup plans at Kimberly-Clark’s former mill site is merely the latest chapter in the Everett waterfront’s evolution from its milltown… Continue reading

Group says council districts would better represent Everett

A campaign has been launched to put an initiative on the November ballot that, if passed, would divide the city of Everett into… Continue reading

Housing authority eases fears about losing rental assistance

The Everett Housing Authority has a strategy to ensure that potential budget cuts will not result in people losing their rental assistance. Ashley… Continue reading

Budget inaction may mean cuts for housing voucher program

Up to 140 low- income families in Everett may lose rental assistance if the federal government doesn’t maintain its funding for its housing… Continue reading

Volunteers gather to sew projects for various groups

About 20 people came together at McCollum Park recently to sew tote bags. Instead of a social get-together, this sew-in was all business.… Continue reading

Everett, Cemex close to completing 100-acre land transfer

After nearly two decades of waiting, a deal to provide south Everett with almost 100 acres of property for new parkland is coming… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee visits Marysville Pilchuck to see new cafeteria

Gov. Jay Inslee dropped by Marysville Pilchuck High School on Tuesday to visit the newly opened cafeteria, talk to kids about science and… Continue reading

Tulalips honor longtime pastor at medicine wheel dedication

The Tulalip Tribes marked the first day of spring last week by dedicating a new medicine wheel garden and honoring a longtime friend.… Continue reading

Sister of Arlington girl shot by police speaks out

A 17-year-old Arlington girl shot on Feb. 14 by police was distraught over a breakup and suffering from an anxiety attack, her sister… Continue reading

Donor pledges $3M for history museum to buy Longfellow building

A mysterious donor with $3 million might have just solved two lingering problems in Everett. The first is the Everett School District’s Longfellow… Continue reading

Area unemployment down to 3.5%, despite aerospace cuts

The statewide unemployment rate dropped to a nine-year low of 4.9 percent in February. That’s down from 5.1 percent in January and 5.6… Continue reading

Program for developmentally disabled adults looks to expand

A group of adults with developmental disabilities, plus a handful of caregivers, came into Willow Place on Tuesday for their morning classes. The… Continue reading

Tulalip Tribes members elect first woman-majority board

For the second time in its history, the Tulalip Tribes will have a woman leading its board. On Saturday, the Tulalip Tribes membership… Continue reading

$650K grant to help low-income EvCC students in STEM studies

Everett Community College has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to help low-income students study science and technology subjects. The grant,… Continue reading

Learning doesn’t stop for students stranded by snowslide

The 42 students from Henry M. Jackson High School expected a fun field trip in the mountains. They got a bit more… Continue reading