Chris Winters

Cocoon House raises $8 million for new building

Cocoon House, a nonprofit that serves homeless youth, is now two-thirds of the way to its fundraising goal, without going out to the… Continue reading

Stranded Jackson High students on the way home

A group of students from Henry M. Jackson High School were on their way home Monday after state Department of Transportation crews… Continue reading

A model home for Everett’s homeless — in Seattle

Dennis Bateman’s studio apartment has enough space for a bed, a desk with a computer, a dresser, a couple of chairs and a… Continue reading

Golf course has role in north Everett stormwater system fixes

The city of Everett’s ongoing work to prevent sewer backups in its north end is now moving onto the golf course. Everett plans… Continue reading

Stillaguamish plant trees to honor Billy Frank Jr.

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians hosted a celebration Thursday to mark Billy Frank Jr. Day on what would have been the late Nisqually… Continue reading

Everett still waiting for cleanup of former mill site

The city of Everett is anxious to return a vacant plot of land on its waterfront to industrial use. The 66-acre site of… Continue reading

Everett’s Second Baptist Church celebrates Black History Month

The day began and ended with music at Second Baptist Church’s Black History Month celebration. On Feb. 25, the church marked the month… Continue reading

Golf’s flagging popularity leaves a hole at Everett courses

Both of Everett’s public golf courses are raising their rates March 15. The rate increases are modest, ranging from 49 cents to $1.50… Continue reading

City to replace playground equipment at American Legion park

The playground equipment at American Legion Memorial Park wasn’t a match for a fire that destroyed the structure last month. Fire investigators determined… Continue reading

Few dozen march in Everett to support immigrants, refugees

A small crowd took to the streets of Everett on Sunday with a message of welcome for immigrants and refugees. The group, about… Continue reading

Marysville’s Village Restaurant to reopen in Everett for now

The Village Restaurant, which was severely damaged by a fire Feb. 19, will reopen soon, but temporarily in another city, one of its… Continue reading

RiverJunky answers the call to clean up sites along Skykomish

Nearly 100 volunteers gathered on the banks of the Skykomish River on Saturday to pick up garbage. This wasn’t a typical trash cleanup.… Continue reading

Everett Housing Authority sets back Baker Heights move

Plans to relocate the residents of the Baker Heights public housing project have hit another snag, and it now looks like it will… Continue reading

Everett Public Library faces challenge of homelessness

A number of incidents involving homeless people at the main branch of the Everett Public Library have city officials taking steps to help… Continue reading

Utility district says Culmback Dam and spillway are safe

The water level at Spada Lake Reservoir has risen 21 feet in the past month due to heavy rains. It’s already shaping up… Continue reading

Everett committee scraps geographic districts for council members

The Everett City Council’s general government subcommittee is recommending the city move forward with a number of initiatives intended to boost civic engagement.… Continue reading

City Councilwoman Cassie Franklin to run for Everett mayor

City Councilwoman Cassie Franklin has joined the race for mayor. Franklin, 45, is the third candidate to announce a campaign for the seat… Continue reading

After 90 years, salmon are returning to upper Sultan River

It’s not often that a project intended to restore salmon habitat gets results quickly. But in the case of the Sultan River diversion… Continue reading

Everett councilwoman Judy Tuohy is running for mayor

Everett City Councilwoman Judy Tuohy announced Friday she is running for mayor. Tuohy, 62, is seeking to replace Mayor Ray Stephanson, who on… Continue reading

Some suspect Navy to blame for garage doors not working

Some homeowners with sweeping views of Port Gardner discovered recently that their panoramas come with a hidden feature. Starting about Feb. 2, hundreds… Continue reading