Lizz Giordano

Everett cuts $1.3 million from south library remodel

Construction on the Evergreen Branch expansion is expected to start early next year.

 

Soon-to-be displaced Baker Heights dwellers will spread out

The Housing Authority wants to create mixed-income communities as new Everett sites are acquired.

 

Snohomish County officials are beginning to scout potential sites for future light rail stations, including the one that will be located near the Ash Way Park and Ride. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Snohomish County scouts locations for light rail stations

As light rail inches north, Snohomish County is developing plans to shape Sound Transit’s expansion.

 

Jeff Collins wants to share his bone marrow donation story to dispel the myth that bone marrow transplants are always an invasive procedure. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Everett man meets the Georgia woman he saved a decade before

Jeff Collins wants to dispel the myth that bone marrow transplants are always an invasive process.

Jeff Collins wants to share his bone marrow donation story to dispel the myth that bone marrow transplants are always an invasive procedure. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Everett voters say yes to City Council districts

And in a council race, Liz Vogeli, with more than 51 percent of the vote, was leading Tyler Rourke.

Vogeli and Rourke vie for open Everett City Council seat

Whoever is elected will have some tough decisions to make next year.

A proposed 140-unit student housing complex in Everett could add another big building to north Broadway.

EvCC is taking Everett to court over student housing project

The college fears the 140-unit complex will lead to vacancies in its dorms and create congestion.

A proposed 140-unit student housing complex in Everett could add another big building to north Broadway.

Tax hike would fund increased emergency calls, higher costs

Everett officials say the demand for services has outstripped available funding.

A photomosaic of the area of the Baker Heights public housing complex in Everett’s Delta neighborhood east of Broadway. It is expected to be demolished. Part of the site is being redeveloped into new affordable housing, some of which will serve homeless families with students in the Everett School District. (Everett Housing Authority)
                                A photomosaic of the area of the Baker Heights public housing complex in Everett’s Delta neighborhood east of Broadway. Part of the site is being redeveloped into new affordable housing, some of which will serve homeless families with students in the Everett School District. (Everett Housing Authority)
                                A photomosaic of the area of the Baker Heights public housing complex in Everett’s Delta neighborhood east of Broadway. Part of the site is being redeveloped into new affordable housing, some of which will serve homeless families with students in the Everett School District. (Everett Housing Authority)

Approved: 200 Baker Heights housing units and a sale to WSU

The Everett Housing Authority board OK’d a plan for the aging, 15-acre complex east of Broadway.

A photomosaic of the area of the Baker Heights public housing complex in Everett’s Delta neighborhood east of Broadway. It is expected to be demolished. Part of the site is being redeveloped into new affordable housing, some of which will serve homeless families with students in the Everett School District. (Everett Housing Authority)
                                A photomosaic of the area of the Baker Heights public housing complex in Everett’s Delta neighborhood east of Broadway. Part of the site is being redeveloped into new affordable housing, some of which will serve homeless families with students in the Everett School District. (Everett Housing Authority)
                                A photomosaic of the area of the Baker Heights public housing complex in Everett’s Delta neighborhood east of Broadway. Part of the site is being redeveloped into new affordable housing, some of which will serve homeless families with students in the Everett School District. (Everett Housing Authority)

Snohomish County struggles with lack of affordable housing

Nearly one in nine households spends at least half their income on rent, according to a new report.

A crew from the company Pallet assembles tiny homes at a homeless encampment Thursday morning on the grounds of Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Lynnwood. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

First authorized tiny home village opens in Snohomish County

After a rough winter, a Lynnwood homeless encampment wanted to swap out tents for small shelters.

A crew from the company Pallet assembles tiny homes at a homeless encampment Thursday morning on the grounds of Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Lynnwood. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Drivers beware: Everett parking tickets are about to double

The city wants to reduce the number of vehicles overstaying the time allowed at downtown spaces.

Districting decision up to Everett voters now

If Proposition 1 is approved, City Council seats no longer would be elected entirely at large.

Collin Wojahn spent the summer measuring crabs in the Bering Sea for a nonprofit research foundation. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Everett teen spent the summer gliding through the Bering Sea

Collin Wojahn, a junior in the ORCA program, counted crab populations for a research foundation.

Collin Wojahn spent the summer measuring crabs in the Bering Sea for a nonprofit research foundation. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Union members vote no confidence in Community Transit CEO

The bus service and workers have been negotiating for two years. A sticking point is driver safety.

New Camano Island culverts open 1.6 miles of fish habitat

The project on Kristoferson Creek was initiated by residents.

Groups in Everett, Snohomish target plastic bags and straws

Plastic bags are already prohibited in Edmonds, Mukilteo, Shoreline and Quil Ceda Village.

Lynnwood prepares to seize properties for street widening

The land is needed to add lanes to the busiest east-west corridor 196th Street SW, officials say.

Everett Housing Authority tenants tormented by bedbugs

The infestation is postponing one resident’s back surgery.

Questions remain on the breakup of Baker Heights property

Mayor Franklin asked the Everett Housing Authority to delay a vote for additional public input.