Chris Winters

Destroyer USS Kidd arrives to new homeport in Everett

Naval Station Everett welcomed its fifth Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Monday. The USS Kidd pulled up to the pier at 4 p.m.… Continue reading

Everett Post Office will be staying put on Hoyt Avenue

It turns out the downtown Everett Post Office isn’t going to need a forwarding address after all. After an extensive search, the U.S.… Continue reading

Heavy rain caused flooding in Marysville on Tuesday

A powerful rainstorm that moved into the area early this week seems to have had a disproportionate effect on Marysville. The National Weather… Continue reading

Cascade High students’ food drive loses locations

The annual food drive run by Cascade High School students hit a snag this year. The tradition, which has gone on at the… Continue reading

Everett fund to help homeless draws donations

A fund established by the city in February to collect donations to help people living on the streets has brought in nearly $12,000,… Continue reading

Marysville proposes $133.3M budget for 2017

Mayor Jon Nehring has proposed a $133.3 million budget for 2017. That’s up about 17.7 percent from the $109.7 million budget proposal from… Continue reading

Neighbors decry Everett’s approval of house for homeless

The Everett City Council voted Wednesday in favor of putting a house for homeless people into a largely residential neighborhood. The decision came… Continue reading

Everett testing downtown food trucks for Friday lunch crowd

Three food trucks pulled into the driveway next to the Everett Performing Arts Center on Friday and opened for business. That’s a first… Continue reading

Everett Public Works proposes utility rate increase

The city’s public works department is proposing increases to utility rates for each of the next four years. If approved, the increases to… Continue reading

Everett mayor regrets surprise in homeless project, still committed

As the city of Everett moves forward to build a 70-unit housing project for homeless people, Mayor Ray Stephanson said his only regret… Continue reading

North Middle investigating teacher who hit student

Officials at North Middle School are investigating an incident Tuesday in which a substitute teacher allegedly hit one of her students with a… Continue reading

Pinehurst residents really don’t want homeless housing nearby

People who live in central Everett packed a City Council meeting Wednesday to urge the council to stop a homeless housing project in… Continue reading

About 500 Everett utility customers are double-billed

About 500 of Everett’s utilities customers were double-billed in October for water and sewer service. “I paid my bill on Oct. 20 over… Continue reading

Everett City Council to take up homeless housing site

The city’s plan to build an apartment house for homeless people in the Pinehurst-Beverly Park neighborhood goes before the Everett City Council on… Continue reading

Everett’s 2017 budget continues this year’s programs

Mayor Ray Stephanson’s budget proposal for 2017 is largely a continuation of this year’s spending plan, without making any major changes. The $331.5… Continue reading

Firewheel struggles to stay open, deep in debt

The Firewheel Community Coffeehouse is in danger of closing after owner Mike LaPointe fell behind on the rent. LaPointe now is trying to… Continue reading

Church walk raises money to support those in need

Local members of St. Vincent de Paul held a walk to raise money in September. About 30 members of the organization gathered at… Continue reading

At Everett homelessness event, a plea to get involved

Two years ago, Everett’s Community Streets Initiative Task Force issued recommendations for confronting homelessness, addiction, mental illness and street-level crime. On Tuesday, members… Continue reading

Water pipeline to Tulalip nears completion

A new pipeline to carry drinking water to the Tulalip Indian Reservation is expected to be completed next month. The pipeline connects to… Continue reading

For Tulalips, protecting treaty rights means restoring habitat

From the deck of a 30-foot research boat owned by the Tulalip Tribes, Terry Williams pointed out the remnants of a bulkhead along… Continue reading