Chris Winters

Everett adopts new public records rules

Some big changes are coming to how the city of Everett handles public records requests. Last week, the City Council adopted a new… Continue reading

Marysville’s homeless housing program to expand

The city’s nascent program to provide housing for homeless people is likely to grow. The Marysville City Council is taking up a measure… Continue reading

Anticipating growth, Everett looks to boost water flow

Mark Weeks remembers when he first came to work in 1987 at the city of Everett’s water filtration plant. “When I first… Continue reading

State approves sales ban of high-alcohol beverages in Everett

The sale of potent alcoholic beverages in stores in some Everett neighborhoods will soon be illegal. On Wednesday the state Liquor and Cannabis… Continue reading

Ecology to clean up industrial Everett Smelter sites

The state Department of Ecology has spent the past 16 years cleaning up the contamination left behind by the Everett Smelter. Much of… Continue reading

Old fliers take to the skies at Vintage Aircraft show

The Historic Flight Foundation is hosting its annual Vintage Aircraft Weekend air show at Paine Field. The event features all the typical air… Continue reading

Howarth Park bridge and beach reopen

The Howarth Park bridge and beach reopened this week after more than a year of closure. The 27-year-old bridge, which provides the only… Continue reading

Everett spent $79,000 in staffing, equipment for Trump

The crowds have dispersed. Trump Force One flew off at 9:08 p.m. All that was left to do around Xfinity Arena on Wednesday… Continue reading

Transitional housing residents protest rule change

When word got out that the city of Everett might change the definition of “family,” people got angry. The city is planning a… Continue reading

Senior Center reopens with a taste of the islands

People who walked in the Carl Gipson Senior Center on Monday were greeted with Hawaiian-style decorations and a loud “aloha” from the staff.… Continue reading

Judge approves Potala Place market plan

The long delayed opening of an upscale food market in downtown Everett just got a little bit closer. A federal judge this week… Continue reading

Everett schools win grant for homeless youth

In a school district where roughly one in 20 students qualifies as homeless, a new state grant is seen as an important step… Continue reading

Marysville food bank looks to expand

Some changes are planned for the Marysville Community Food Bank after it conducted a survey of its recipients and others in the community.… Continue reading

A renovated Marysville Opera House shines again

The Marysville Opera House has never looked so good. The building has been painted and cleaned, new LED lighting has been installed and… Continue reading

Baker Heights residents to start moving in December

The 552 people who live at Baker Heights now have a date to save: come December, they will begin moving out, if everything… Continue reading

Animal shelter fees going up Oct. 1

Fees for most services at the Everett Animal Shelter are going up Oct. 1. The increases have been in the works since earlier… Continue reading

EvCC and WSU lead to brighter future for north Broadway

Before there was an I-5 passing through Everett, north Broadway was one of those vibrant spots along the Pacific Highway that could lure… Continue reading

Teacher at sea brings science back to the classroom

For the past 28 years, Barney Peterson has taught fourth grade at James Monroe Elementary in Everett’s Silver Lake neighborhood. For the next… Continue reading

Summer sweat equity builds ‘Christmas gift’ home for family

A new house is rising on the site of one that burned down in May 2014. The house is being built by Habitat… Continue reading