Chris Winters

Tulalip Tribes donated record $7.2 million last year

The Tulalip Tribes donated $7.2 million to more than 400 charities, nonprofits and educational institutions in Washington this year. That’s a record for… Continue reading

Marysville concerned about hunting on park trails

The opening of duck season this month has raised concerns about hunting in the Qwuloolt Estuary. The dike separating the 400-acre tract from… Continue reading

Incumbent Democrats defend 32nd District state House seats

Two candidates are challenging the incumbents in both House seats in the 32nd Legislative District. The district covers most of Lynnwood, parts of… Continue reading

Inspecting rails: BNSF is 1 of 3 U.S. firms testing drones

BNSF Railway has been getting into the aerial drone business. On Wednesday, employees of the railroad took a chartered fishing boat out into… Continue reading

Everett to begin 6-month water main work on Broadway

Broadway is going to get more congested over the next six months as work crews replace 1,400 feet of water main. This is… Continue reading

Independent Johnson challenges 6-term Sells in 38th District

Bert Johnson, an independent candidate, is challenging six-term Rep. Mike Sells for his seat in the Legislature’s 38th District. Johnson has not declared… Continue reading

Free workshops help out with oil leaks

Karie Christensen’s car, a 2002 Ford Mustang, had a few problems. Chuck Nichols, an auto shop teacher at Marysville Pilchuck High School, pointed… Continue reading

Everett voters will see city charter amendments on ballot

Voters in the city of Everett will see three charter amendments on the general election ballot this year. The amendments were put forward… Continue reading

Historical Commission OKs Funko’s funky signs in Everett

Funko, the maker of popular culture toys and merchandise that is planning to move into downtown Everett, is proposing to deck its new… Continue reading

Everett meeting turns angry over homeless housing

A community meeting on a 70-unit housing project for homeless people devolved into a heated exchange on Tuesday night. About 75 people came… Continue reading

New program visits Everett, targets youth homelessness

Tracy Nakayiza, a senior at Mountlake Terrace High School, recently told a group of political and nonprofit leaders what being homeless meant to… Continue reading

Voter registration drive targets south Everett

Michael Trujillo stood outside Everett Mall on Wednesday clipboard in hand, calling out to people passing by. “Are you registered to vote, sir?”… Continue reading

City of Everett settles on site for homeless housing

It is now likely a planned 70-unit apartment building for homeless people will be located on City of Everett property in the Pinehurst/Beverly… Continue reading

USS Sampson arrives at new Everett home port

The Navy destroyer USS Sampson arrived at Naval Station Everett on Monday morning. As the ship pulled up to the pier,… Continue reading

Everett struggles with group homes, defining ‘family’

The city’s planning commission is wrestling with the definition of “family” as it considers changes to the city’s code. Everett is proposing a… Continue reading

Everett sees two water main breaks in two days; water restored

Two water mains have broken in the past two days in Everett. The first break took place Friday at about 2:15 p.m. in… Continue reading

Tulalips convene summit on adapting to climate change

On the second day of a tribal summit in the Lummi Nation’s Silver Reef Hotel and Casino last week, Reggie Joule got… Continue reading

Island County gets an advance look at future sea levels

Island County is getting a leg up in planning for the likelihood of rising sea levels. Washington Sea Grant, an outreach arm of… Continue reading

Tulalips support Standing Rock Sioux protesting oil pipeline

This week the Tulalip Tribes lent their voice to the ongoing protests in North Dakota against an oil pipeline. The Tribes’ board of… Continue reading

Everett utility rate increase would pay for $70M buildings

Dave Davis recalls starting off with the Everett Public Works Department 37 years ago. His office was, and still is, in what’s known… Continue reading