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Video: After a good start, weekend trestle work continues

Weather permitting, westbound U.S. 2 will close until Monday, with a one-lane detour on 20th Street.

 

$2.3M federal grant boosts programs here for homeless youth

At Cocoon House in Everett, a HUD official said the money is a reward for proven success.

 

Community Transit looking to hire drivers, others

The Swift Green Line is scheduled to open next spring; Blue Line service is growing this fall.

 

Clash over Mukilteo teacher pay, schools leadership

Teachers union gives superintendent a no-confidence vote; school board gives her a raise

Providence nurses get raises and a reply on staffing concern

A three-year contract has been ratified. Professional and technical union members are still negotiating.

Everett doctor was chief medical officer for last week’s games

Dr. Jessie Fudge was tasked with coordinating the care needed for the 300 scheduled events.

Free Sound Transit parking is getting costlier in Edmonds

Rent is rising 13 percent for spots Sound Transit leases near the Edmonds Sounder Station.

There’s a new kind of home on the Blok

Prefabricated structures offer more options for affordable housing.

Fireworks suspected in several house fires on the Fourth

In Lake Stevens, two homes were significantly damaged and three others were scorched.

Everett wants more bikes, buses and walkers — and less parking

A proposed plan to reduce off-street parking spots would decrease car usage and limit urban sprawl.

Four wheels and nowhere to go

A safe-parking program at an Edmonds church offers some comfort to those living in their vehicles.

Many Everett families still live amid arsenic and lead

And nearly three decades after its discovery, money for smelter remediation is running low.

Kristen Forster (left); Mary Rupert (center) and Pat Walster (right) sort strawberries in preparation for that week’s distribution day. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Maltby Food Bank celebrates its 25th year

“A very caring community” keeps it open — and its shelves full.

Kristen Forster (left); Mary Rupert (center) and Pat Walster (right) sort strawberries in preparation for that week’s distribution day. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Extremely low tide surprises Everett boaters

One boat was stranded for several hours off the Port of Everett launch.

18-story building will house Lynnwood’s next generation

The high-rise is “as far from single-family residences as we can possibly get in the city.”

Hard hats, shovels and a back hoe decorate the site of the new Everett Family YMCA Saturday morning. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett YMCA breaks ground for new facility

The new $33 million building will expand accessibility and recreational opportunities

Hard hats, shovels and a back hoe decorate the site of the new Everett Family YMCA Saturday morning. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

“Retired” Marysville teacher still shows up at two schools

John Bloom spends several hours a week working with students on math and chess.

Providence nurse: Staffing so bad, no time for the bathroom

Health-care provider contracts have expired, or will soon. They took to the picket line on Wednesday.

Mukilteo School District and teachers are now talking

With an infusion of state money coming, the teachers union wants to reopen a three-year contract.

When every student has a laptop, the lesson plan evolves

The Marysville School District’s Chromebook initiative has teachers redefining their classroom role.