Chris Winters

HopeWorks taking over Everett work crew

Housing Hope, a local nonprofit that provides a variety of housing and job-training services for homeless and low-income people, is taking over the… Continue reading

Advent Lutheran bags holiday meals for families

The interior of Advent Lutheran Church was packed and Carolyn Johnson raised her voice to be heard. Johnson was the coordinator of… Continue reading

Lombardi’s again opens doors to the homeless on Xmas

For the second year in a row, Lombardi’s Italian Restaurant in Everett will serve a complimentary Christmas lunch for homeless people and others… Continue reading

Marysville food bank ramps up for the holidays and 2017

On a cool fall day, the line stretched out the door of the Marysville Community Food Bank. This was at the start of… Continue reading

With new Marysville Pilchuck cafeteria, ‘we’re moving forward’

Starting in January, the students at Marysville Pilchuck High School will have a new place to gather and eat. The new cafeteria and… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity delivers a new home for Christmas

With snow falling and a group of about 50 well-wishers packed into a tiny yard, Stephen Ray Flores Otoya cut the ribbon on… Continue reading

Little League team saves Christmas for single mom in Marysville

A dark parking lot on a cold winter night was the scene. The event: the quick transfer of several packages from one vehicle… Continue reading

Tulalips, scientists push for local efforts on climate issues

It’s a question of priorities and a group of scientists and policy makers wants to make sure theirs aren’t lost with a new… Continue reading

Everett students make sure there’s food for 173 families

Students showed up at Cascade High School before first light this week to make sure families had enough to eat at Christmas. “Delivery… Continue reading

Everett police won’t ask crime victims’ immigration status

Everett’s City Council on Wednesday passed a resolution that declared Everett to be inviting, equitable and safe place for everyone. The measure was… Continue reading

City of Everett tightens Wall Street building security

A new set of city guidelines gives a uniformed security guard the power to turn visitors away from the Wall Street building, which… Continue reading

Teacher faces suit alleging past sexual abuse of student

A teacher at Cascade High School has been placed on leave after a lawsuit was filed against him and the school district that… Continue reading

Everett’s Calvary Baptist Church is attracting the young folk

Dean Grotzke, the pastor at Everett’s Calvary Baptist Church, has been on an 11-year mission to bring about change. “When I first came… Continue reading

Former Marysville tannery fined $120K for hazardous waste

The owners of a former leather tannery next to Quil Ceda Creek have been fined $120,000 for illegally storing and improperly managing hazardous… Continue reading

Measure would declare Everett a city inviting to all

Reports of acts of intimidation and violence against minorities in other communities are prompting the city of Everett to take a public stand… Continue reading

Everett’s Firewheel coffeehouse can’t pay rent, shuts down

The Firewheel Community Coffeehouse was shut down Wednesday morning after the owners fell behind on rent. Co-owner Mike LaPointe said Snohomish County sheriffs’… Continue reading

Everett schools’ Longfellow building slated for demolition

If the Everett School District proceeds with its plans, the historic Longfellow building will be razed and replaced by a parking lot by… Continue reading

Sequoia High senior sees the Army as a ticket to nursing career

Devin Zick, 17, a senior at Sequoia High School, bounced back from a family tragedy and is now focused on graduating early and… Continue reading

Everett schools’ Cohn recognized for award

Everett Public Schools Superintendent Gary Cohn was recognized at a school board meeting Tuesday for his leadership and successes in the district. Last… Continue reading

Monitored spot offers place for people to buy, sell items

People who buy and sell goods online now have a safer designated spot in Marysville for the exchange. The city has partnered with… Continue reading