Ellen Dennis

Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred on Monday, April 26, at the Wells Fargo Bank on 13th Street in Snohomish. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Wanted: Bank robber strikes Snohomish Wells Fargo

Police are seeking public help to identify a man with a duffel bag who robbed a Wells Fargo on Monday.

Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred on Monday, April 26, at the Wells Fargo Bank on 13th Street in Snohomish. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
Reed Baldwin (contributed photo)

500 donors create scholarship in Jackson grad’s memory

His family wants to support students who share Reed Baldwin’s passions for music and robotics. He died at 22.

Reed Baldwin (contributed photo)
Medics take Jeffrey Phebus, the suspect in a fatal shooting, to an ambulance on McDougall Avenue on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington man pleads guilty to murdering estranged wife

Jeffery Phebus, 61, who shot his wife at her workplace in Everett, faces 25 to 31⅔ years in prison.

Medics take Jeffrey Phebus, the suspect in a fatal shooting, to an ambulance on McDougall Avenue on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

One crime, two very different punishments for Everett teens

Two young men went on an armed robbery spree. One was sentenced to seven years in prison. The other, zero.

Simeon Berkley declines to make a statement during his sentencing hearing Friday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on March 16, 2021. Berkley was sentenced to 22-years in prison for the second-degree murder of Steven Whitmarsh in 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett road-rage shooter gets 22 years for ‘execution’

Simeon Berkley, 75, was convicted of second-degree murder for the death of Steven Whitemarsh.

Simeon Berkley declines to make a statement during his sentencing hearing Friday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on March 16, 2021. Berkley was sentenced to 22-years in prison for the second-degree murder of Steven Whitmarsh in 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Simeon Berkley (left), who was found guilty of second-degree murder, with defense attorney Laura Shaver at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on April 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jury finds Everett road-rage shooter guilty of murder

It took only a few hours for jurors to convict Simeon Berkley in the death of Steven Whitemarsh.

Simeon Berkley (left), who was found guilty of second-degree murder, with defense attorney Laura Shaver at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on April 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Simeon Berkley describes his fear of another driver's behavior as testifies in his defense at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  In 1991, a jury acquitted Simeon Berkley in a shooting that paralyzed a man following a near-crash on a California freeway. Thirty years later, heճ on trial again, this time for second-degree murder. A Snohomish County jury will decide if Berkley, 75, acted out of road rage or self-defense in a shooting July 6, 2019, that left an Everett man dead. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Visceral’ reaction led to Everett homicide, defendant says

Simeon Berkley, 75, testified in his murder trial this week. A jury began deliberating Wednesday.

Simeon Berkley describes his fear of another driver's behavior as testifies in his defense at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  In 1991, a jury acquitted Simeon Berkley in a shooting that paralyzed a man following a near-crash on a California freeway. Thirty years later, heճ on trial again, this time for second-degree murder. A Snohomish County jury will decide if Berkley, 75, acted out of road rage or self-defense in a shooting July 6, 2019, that left an Everett man dead. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Simeon Berkley pulls up his mask after taking a drink of water before the start of his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Friday, April 2, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Tempers have consequences’: Everett road-rage trial begins

Simeon Berkley, 75, is accused of shooting to death Steven Whitemarsh, 49, a Safeway manager in Everett.

Simeon Berkley pulls up his mask after taking a drink of water before the start of his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Friday, April 2, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A man walks by a sign on the 25th Street pedestrian bridge on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The City of Everett posted the sign in response to an earlier sign that read "Reclaim America" which was removed by the city and replaced with a sign that reads "All are welcome in Everett, no place for hate."  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The City of Everett decries white nationalist propaganda

City leaders have countered a banner that was hung in support of Patriot Front, a Texas-based hate group.

A man walks by a sign on the 25th Street pedestrian bridge on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The City of Everett posted the sign in response to an earlier sign that read "Reclaim America" which was removed by the city and replaced with a sign that reads "All are welcome in Everett, no place for hate."  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Shaun Metz wears a mask with a slit in it so he can play the baritone during Haller Middle School band practice on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Shaun Metz wears a mask with a slit in it so he can play the baritone during Haller Middle School band practice on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Bothell woman claims memory loss in shooting of boyfriend

The defendant, 20, remained in jail Tuesday on a charge of first-degree assault.

Michelle Bennett

Edmonds’ new interim police chief is first woman in charge

Interim Chief Michelle Bennett started her career in Edmonds decades ago. She’ll apply for the permanent job.

Michelle Bennett
Renee Dierling adds plastic bags to the collection pile Friday afternoon in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Snohomish recycling project sees community-wide support

Through Bags-to-Benches, discarded recycled plastic is turned into spots to sit and ponder.

Renee Dierling adds plastic bags to the collection pile Friday afternoon in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Darlene Tanis sorts through book titles Thursday morning at the Everett Library on March 4, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Shrinking the ‘digital divide,’ area libraries slowly reopen

This week, services such as computer and Wi-Fi use — and even book-browsing — were reinstated.

Darlene Tanis sorts through book titles Thursday morning at the Everett Library on March 4, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A Marysville Pilchuck football player sports a spear on his helmet as the Tomahawks took on Snohomish in the Wesco 3A Championship Friday evening at Quil Ceda Stadium on November 1, 2019. School district leaders may soon need to consider dropping Marysville Pilchuck High School’s mascot, the Tomahawks. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Should Marysville Pilchuck High drop the name ‘Tomahawks’?

A state bill would ban Native American mascots and symbols from schools — unless there is tribal permission.

A Marysville Pilchuck football player sports a spear on his helmet as the Tomahawks took on Snohomish in the Wesco 3A Championship Friday evening at Quil Ceda Stadium on November 1, 2019. School district leaders may soon need to consider dropping Marysville Pilchuck High School’s mascot, the Tomahawks. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Elwin Pittman, 10, plays foosball with Ashley Kiboigo in the game room during a break at Safe Haven Cafe on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Born of the pandemic, this business is a parental reprieve

Ashley Kiboigo’s Safe Haven WiFi Cafe in Everett is a place for kids to study and play.

Elwin Pittman, 10, plays foosball with Ashley Kiboigo in the game room during a break at Safe Haven Cafe on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
John Garner

Local leader John Garner: ‘A glowing example of a gentleman’

An accomplished athlete went on to become a teacher, coach, principal and county councilman.

John Garner

Snowstorm incoming for Everett, Snohomish County

Cold weather shelters had dozens of beds available Friday around the county, as temperatures were set to dip to the 20s.

2 Everett cold weather shelters at capacity as snow moves in

A winter storm watch predicted chilly temps and inches of snow around Puget Sound through the weekend.

Snow fell (but didn’t stick) in Everett, and more is forecast

A cold front headed for the Northwest is expected to bring the lowest temperatures of the winter.