Chris Winters

Everett’s Iraqi community faces uncertain future after travel ban

A group of about 15 women gathered in the Pineview Community Center in south Everett last week to talk. About two-thirds of the… Continue reading

YMCA half way to fundraising goal for new Everett facility

The YMCA of Snohomish County is now about halfway to its fundraising goal for its new Everett location. The YMCA has been seeking… Continue reading

Everett mayor changes mind, won’t run for re-election

Two weeks after Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson said he was running for re-election, he surprised the city with an about-face. “While I had… Continue reading

A daughter of immigrants aims to shape education policy

Aymee Carrillo, 17, is a senior at Everett High School, where she is taking five AP classes, the AVID college-readiness course and is… Continue reading

Taxis, Uber face new regulations in Everett

The City Council is considering rules that will change how Everett regulates taxis and the new breed of internet-based car hire services. The… Continue reading

Trump, Clinton campaigns promptly paid their Everett debts

The presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both came to Snohomish County last year and departed without leaving behind piles of… Continue reading

Lynnwood Library lecture series focuses on world religions

David E. Smith grew up in a fundamentalist Baptist family, but slowly began to turn away as he began to grow older. “Over… Continue reading

Hundreds of homeless students benefit from teacher’s quiet work

What started out as one person’s low-key way to help out students in need took off when she realized how many of… Continue reading

Everett council approves suit against Purdue Pharma

The Everett City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a motion to sue Purdue Pharma, alleging negligence by the drug manufacturer created the city’s… Continue reading

City of Everett settles suit over fatal accident on Broadway

The City Council has approved a settlement in a 2012 car accident that killed a Whidbey Island man. The city will pay $25,000… Continue reading

3 more old water mains break in Everett; causes unknown

Three water mains in the city of Everett have broken since Monday, causing 28 homes to lose water service. At 8:15 a.m. Tuesday,… Continue reading

Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson says he’ll seek a fourth term

Ray Stephanson, already Everett’s longest-serving mayor, plans to run for re-election this year. “I’m in,” Stephanson said on Monday. “For me, and what… Continue reading

Inslee visits and plugs programs at Garfield Elementary

Two days after being sworn in for a second term, Gov. Jay Inslee came to Garfield Elementary School on Friday to talk about… Continue reading

Birthday party becomes fundraiser for school in Kenya

A former Marysville Pilchuck High student decided that just because he was no longer at the school didn’t mean he should stop contributing… Continue reading

Comments open early for Everett homeless housing project

The city of Everett is now accepting public comments for its proposed homeless housing project. Catholic Housing Services, which the city has contracted… Continue reading

Everett’s 33 miles of postwar water mains pose a challenge

The freezing weather that settled over the region last week called attention to one aspect of living in Everett: aging water pipes. At… Continue reading

Everett utility rate increases will be lower than anticipated

Water and sewer rates are going up for Everett utility customers, but not as much as was first proposed. Everett’s Public Works department… Continue reading

Everett relying on Olympia for funding to address social issues

The city of Everett is gearing up for a legislative session in which education funding threatens to overwhelm many other issues. Everett’s goal… Continue reading

Cold snap causes 3rd Everett water main to break

For the third time in the past month, freezing temperatures caused an aging water main in the city to break. The 6-inch main… Continue reading

Cocoon House moves forward with major expansion

Cocoon House, the nonprofit that provides shelter and other services for homeless youth, is taking several big steps toward helping more kids and… Continue reading