Lizz Giordano

Tiny homes to be allowed at Lynnwood tent encampent

The City Council voted 6-0 to give organizations greater flexibility in hosting tent villages.


Union: Stop Swift bus at city limit to save Everett routes

A drivers union suggests shortening the popular route as cash-strapped Everett Transit mulls cuts.


Mayor recommends cuts, including 13 jobs, and fee increases

Everett faces a $13 million budget deficit. No reduction of police officers or firefighters is planned.


With no deal, schools not open Tuesday in Stanwood-Camano

Talks continue in Monroe, while an agreement was reached late Monday in Arlington.

It really happened at the fair: Humans posed, goats chewed

No kidding: At a goat yoga class, people got in touch with their inner barnyard animal. (Video)

No smoke: Evergreen fair attendance might have set a record

And if you missed the Makers Market of art and crafts, here’s what you can look forward to next year.

Volunteers revive the Monte Cristo Awards ceremony

The event is free and will be held at the Historic Everett Theatre on Oct. 25.

A taller, denser downtown Everett gets City Council approval

Two years in the works, the Metro Everett plan anticipates light rail and more residents.

New housing for chronically homeless will have on-site care

The project in Everett, to open next year, will provide permanent homes — and lots of support.

A trail less traveled: Paddling from the capital to Canada

As recreational opportunities shrink, a local group works to preserve public access to Puget Sound.

12-year-old charged with felony after late night joyride

It’s not the first car the boy has stolen, says his father, who asked the officer to take his son to jail.

Mill Creek city manager’s paid leave extended another month

Questioned about credit card charges and treatment of staff, Rebecca Polizzotto is poised to sue.

Strapped Everett Transit wants to double fares, cut routes

The agency says the changes would best serve the areas in the city where growth is occurring.

Addiction care provider clashes with Everett over downtown ban

“We know that need exists specifically in the area where the moratorium is,” one doctor said.

Everett’s Norton Grand residents don’t want tall buildings

A group fears the proposed changes in the city’s plan eventually could wipe out the old houses.

Evergreen fair’s Morning of Dreams returns for a second year

Those with disabilities or special needs can enjoy a less overwhelming experience with their families.

Concrete company to expand 2 Everett sites, close a third

Plans by Cadman Inc. include adding a ready-mix plant to the company’s north Everett location.

Get ready for more U.S. 2 trestle closures

The past two shutdowns went smoothly and drivers experienced mostly minimal delays.

Cleanup of toxins from Everett smelter to begin next month

The work will affect traffic around the interchange at Highway 529 and E. Marine View Drive.

Lynnwood ponders tiny houses for homeless college students

Officials say they are watching Seattle with “a desire not to replicate what they are doing.”