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Lloyd Richmond listens while the prosecutor questions a witness during his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett landlord, 85, convicted of murder for shooting tenant

Lloyd Richmond was charged in the 2021 killing of Justin Allan, 49. A jury found him guilty Tuesday.

 

Members of the search and rescue team who extracted hiker Benedict Delahunty from the Enchantments after he became trapped under a boulder in October sit outside their helicopter Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, at Taylor’s Landing in Snohomish, Washington. The team includes, from left, chief pilot Bill Quistorf, crew chief Randy Fay, rescue technician Ryan Fleming, flight medic Jeff Brown and pilot Steve Klett. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Crushed under boulder, hiker recounts harrowing rescue in Enchantments

A Snohomish County helicopter crew braved wind, smoke and more to save Benedict Delahunty, 28, of Montana, from the side of a cliff.

 

Mark Downey speaks at his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After release for murder, sex offender pleads guilty to child assault

Mark Downey, 54, spent 17 years in prison for a murder conviction. He was sentenced this week for another crime.

 

Parents comfort each other outside of Ingraham High School after reports of a school shooting in Seattle, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. A student who was shot at the Seattle high school has died and a suspect is in custody, officials said. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times via AP)

Police: Gun used in fatal Seattle school shooting came from Lynnwood

The Glock was reported missing days before it ended up in the hands of an Ingraham High School student, cops allege.

Parents comfort each other outside of Ingraham High School after reports of a school shooting in Seattle, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. A student who was shot at the Seattle high school has died and a suspect is in custody, officials said. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times via AP)
Tony Rubio (Family photo) 2020

Everett man sentenced in fatal drunk driving crash

Last year, Alejandro Barajas got over nine years for the killing of Paulo Rubio, 56.

Tony Rubio (Family photo) 2020
Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney, left, and Susanna Johnson.

Longtime cop announces campaign to challenge Snohomish County sheriff

Susanna Johnson, of Lake Stevens, spent 30 years at the sheriff’s office. She’ll square off against Sheriff Adam Fortney next year.

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney, left, and Susanna Johnson.
Everett

Everett police: Man stalked ex-girlfriend, murdered new boyfriend

Bail was set at $1 million for Jeremiah Stringfellow, 27, who was arrested in the fatal shooting of Naej Belledent, 22.

Everett
The Granite Falls Bridge on the Mountain Loop Highway. (Snohomish County) 20211120

Mountain Loop Highway to close Wednesday

The popular road east of Granite Falls and south of Darrington is blocked off each year in line with winter weather.

The Granite Falls Bridge on the Mountain Loop Highway. (Snohomish County) 20211120
People explore along the South Fork Stillaguamish River near the repaired bridge that heads to Big Four Ice Caves on Oct. 28, in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls. Ryan Berry / Everett Herald photo

The Big Four Ice Caves: Access to one of Snohomish County’s most iconic destinations reopens

Washington’s Big Four Ice Caves, one of Snohomish County’s most popular nature destinations, about 20 miles east of Granite Falls, offers an experience well worth… Continue reading

People explore along the South Fork Stillaguamish River near the repaired bridge that heads to Big Four Ice Caves on Oct. 28, in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls. Ryan Berry / Everett Herald photo
A hiker begins the journey back from Big Four Ice Caves on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Long-awaited repair: Bridge to the Big Four Ice Caves reopens

In 2019, erosion damaged the footbridge leading to one of Snohomish County’s most iconic destinations off Mountain Loop Highway.

A hiker begins the journey back from Big Four Ice Caves on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett

Charges: Shooter in fatal Everett 7-Eleven attack had outstanding warrants

Jose “Jackson” Navarro Padilla, 54, was charged this week with second-degree murder for the killing of Daniel Chavez, 36.

Everett
The Robe Valley Fire Station is located at 31907 Mountain Loop Highway, about 10 miles east of Granite Falls. (Courtesy of Snohomish County Fire District 23)

Fire commission, chief support merger of Granite Falls and Robe Valley

Voters next week will see a ballot proposition to combine Fire District 17 and Fire District 23 into a single department.

The Robe Valley Fire Station is located at 31907 Mountain Loop Highway, about 10 miles east of Granite Falls. (Courtesy of Snohomish County Fire District 23)
Police officials investigate a shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood on April 5, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Suspected shooter charged in Lynnwood bystander’s killing

Raven Lonewarrior Brealan, 24, had been dealing cannabis by the pound, according to charges. One deal led to a fight, then a shooting.

Police officials investigate a shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood on April 5, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Anthony Middendorf listens to the judge during his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Man gets 16 years for murder of homeless Everett man he had just met

In 2018, Anthony Middendorf shot Charles Wall in the back after they smoked together in a parking lot off Evergreen Way.

Anthony Middendorf listens to the judge during his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Emma Dilemma, a makeup artist and bikini barista for the last year and a half, serves a drink to a customer while dressed as Lily Munster Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at XO Espresso on 41st Street in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett city dress code for bikini baristas ruled unconstitutional

The U.S. District Court in Seattle published a ruling last week, finding a city ordinance was shaped by gender-based discrimination.

Emma Dilemma, a makeup artist and bikini barista for the last year and a half, serves a drink to a customer while dressed as Lily Munster Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at XO Espresso on 41st Street in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Police officials investigate a shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood on April 5, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Suspected gunman arrested in shooting of bystander at Daleway Park

Raven Lonewarrior Brealan, 24, is accused of first-degree murder in the killing of Carl Bridgmon, 70, of Lynnwood.

Police officials investigate a shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood on April 5, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cole Krause is handcuffed after being sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison for four counts of felony sexual assault on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Ex-Mountlake Terrace High School student gets 17 years for rapes

Three girls at Mountlake Terrace High School came forward in 2016 and 2017, accusing Cole Krause of rape.

Cole Krause is handcuffed after being sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison for four counts of felony sexual assault on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The sun turns a deep red as it sets beyond the Port of Everett and the Olympic Mountains on a hazardously smoky evening Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Finally, rain in the forecast for Western Washington

As wildfires in the North Cascades continued to grow, a new weather pattern was expected to bring welcome change by Friday.

The sun turns a deep red as it sets beyond the Port of Everett and the Olympic Mountains on a hazardously smoky evening Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Charges dismissed for Stanwood man accused of stealing from grief fund

Dennis Withers, 61, former treasurer of a Freemason lodge, completed a Snohomish County felony diversion program earlier this year.

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Everett

Suspect arrested in deadly 7-Eleven shooting in Everett

Jose “Jackson” Navarro Padilla, 54, reportedly got into an argument with another customer, then shot him late Sept. 16.

Everett