Ellen Dennis

Security footage depicting an armed robbery at Buds Garage in Everett on Tuesday, Jan.18, 2022. (Contributed photo)

Everett pot shop robbed twice; others targeted in recent months

Armed robbers have hit Buds Garage off Everett Avenue twice since December.

 

Connie L. Bigelow at her store Miniatures & More in Edmonds on Tuesday. (Janice Podsada / The Herald)

Woman who lit her own Edmonds doll store on fire gets house arrest

Connie Bigelow, 54, was sentenced Friday in federal court for lighting her business on fire to collect insurance money.

 

Snohomish County Jail. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

As omicron surges, frustrations and challenges mount in correction facilities

More than 10% of those in state prisons are infected. “We’re kind of in this Twilight Zone cycle,” one prisoner said.

 

Christian Sayre (Washington County Sheriff's Office)

$1 million bail for Everett bar owner charged with rapes

Christian Sayre, 35, owner of The Anchor Pub, was charged last week with 10 counts of felony sex crimes.

Christian Sayre (Washington County Sheriff's Office)
Christian Sayre

Everett bar owner arrested again on new sexual assault charges

Christian Sayre, longtime owner of The Anchor Pub, was charged Friday with 10 counts of felony sex offenses.

Christian Sayre
Anthony Boggess

$1M bail for Marysville murder suspect who heard ‘voices’

Anthony Boggess reportedly admitted to killing his former roommate, James Thrower, 65, of Marysville.

Anthony Boggess
Anthony Boggess

After days on the run, Marysville murder suspect arrested

Anthony Boggess was arrested Friday afternoon for investigation of second-degree murder in the death of James Thrower.

Anthony Boggess

Police: Serial Everett burglar busted by security footage

The man, 27, was charged with five counts of burglary. Police believe he hit at least 20 businesses.

Nels Rasmussen on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021 in Darrington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Cease-and-desist letter doesn’t stop this ‘miracle’ pet healer

Nels Rasmussen claims he can heal pets from thousands of miles away. After state officials learned he called himself “Dr. Nels,” he rebranded.

Nels Rasmussen on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021 in Darrington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Regulars Michael Fay and Java greet one another Friday afternoon at Brews Almighty in Everett on December 24, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

On Christmas Eve, Everett locals find community at watering holes

For some, the Christmas spirit can be found at a bar, with friends and a greyhound-mix named Betsy.

Regulars Michael Fay and Java greet one another Friday afternoon at Brews Almighty in Everett on December 24, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett forecast: new week to bring snow, frigid temperatures

Those travelling after the holiday should exercise caution, forecasters say. Roads could be snowy and icy.

Ryan Leenders, center, reacts to the not guilty verdicts handed down by a jury with defense attorneys Samantha Sommerman, left, and Peter Mazzone, right, Thursday afternoon at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett on December 23, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jury acquits Everett man in deadly shooting at Everett party

Ryan Leenders, 36, testified he acted in self-defense when he shot to death William Harper, 28, in 2020.

Ryan Leenders, center, reacts to the not guilty verdicts handed down by a jury with defense attorneys Samantha Sommerman, left, and Peter Mazzone, right, Thursday afternoon at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett on December 23, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Michealob Johnson listens as his victim's son addresses the court Tuesday afternoon at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Killer gets life in prison for ‘slaughter’ of Everett clerk

A jury convicted Michealob Johnson, 28, of aggravated murder for killing Jae An, 58, in an unprovoked stabbing.

Michealob Johnson listens as his victim's son addresses the court Tuesday afternoon at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jason Dominguez at his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Former guard and scouts volunteer gets 14 years for child rapes

A girl told a jury that Jason Dominguez, now 36, began sexually abusing her when she was 13.

Jason Dominguez at his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Breanne Neuman, left, hugs her mother, Denise Benzel while crying as Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Anna Alexander sentences Frank Walton to 18 years in prison for the murder of Howard Benzel on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett tenant gets 18⅓ years for deadly beating of landlord

Frank Walton was convicted last month of second-degree murder for the 2020 death of Howard Benzel.

Breanne Neuman, left, hugs her mother, Denise Benzel while crying as Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Anna Alexander sentences Frank Walton to 18 years in prison for the murder of Howard Benzel on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Preston Dwoskin, referee, leads the coin toss before the start of the Buddy Bowl Saturday afternoon at Marysville Getchell High School in Marysville on December 11, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Once bullied, he grew up to create an antidote: the Buddy Bowl

Preston Dwoskin, a public speaker with special needs, organized the anti-bullying football game.

Preston Dwoskin, referee, leads the coin toss before the start of the Buddy Bowl Saturday afternoon at Marysville Getchell High School in Marysville on December 11, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jeff Young

Another Mill Creek police chief steps down

Jeffery Young was the city’s third chief in two years. The city manager who appointed him resigned recently, too.

Jeff Young
Preston "Buddy" Dwoskin served as the head referee at the inaugural Buddy Bowl football game two years ago at Everett Memorial Stadium. (Contributed photo) 20211203

Anti-bullying ‘Buddy Bowl’ game set for Saturday in Marysville

Preston Dwoskin, a public speaker with special needs, organized the football festivities. He would like you to be there.

Preston "Buddy" Dwoskin served as the head referee at the inaugural Buddy Bowl football game two years ago at Everett Memorial Stadium. (Contributed photo) 20211203
Prosecuting attorney, Taryn Jones gives the state's opening statement to start the trial of Ryan Leenders for first-degree murder Friday morning at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse on December 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Trial opens for Everett man charged with killing party guest

A defense attorney claimed Ryan Leenders mistook a vape pen for a gun when he shot William Harper, who was not armed.

Prosecuting attorney, Taryn Jones gives the state's opening statement to start the trial of Ryan Leenders for first-degree murder Friday morning at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse on December 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lawsuit: Snohomish chiropractor sexually abused girl, 14

A young woman filed a new civil case against Kenneth Parker, a former Snohomish chiropractor accused of abusing over 20 patients.