Eric Stevick

Everett School Board candidates focus on graduation rates

The incumbent says rates are rising. Her challenger says more can be done.

Hiding in plain sight: Burned Everett building had rich past

It was a hotel, boarding house, fraternal lodge, church, dance studio and office furniture store.

500 tires go up in flames at a store south of Everett

There were no injuries. And it was nowhere near as bad as that months-long tire fire in 1984.

A homecoming king abdicates to a gentle, cheerful classmate

Jordan Davis-Miller passed Mariner High’s crown to Koby Inthavong, who “doesn’t have the easiest life.”

Arlington School District may float $107.5M bond in 2018

A new Port Middle School is among the projects on the district’s wish list.

Hungry yellow jackets are on the lookout for food

Many plants have stopped blooming, causing other insects they dine on to die off.

Marysville is ready to move on big plans for its waterfront

Ebey Waterfront Park could be home to a boardwalk, amphitheater and waterfront events venue.

Mountlake Terrace woman helping hurricane victims recover

Jamie Gravelle says one the hardest parts of providing aid in stricken areas is just getting around.

Churches stepping into disaster response leadership roles

Training event at church aims to prepare you in case of a major emergency.

Investigators probe smoldering rubble in downtown Everett

As they sought a cause for Monday night’s spectacular fire, officials temporarily closed Broadway.

EvCC teachers take their contract concerns to the board

Their union says negotiations have been disappointingly slow. The community college isn’t commenting.

Superior Court judge admits DUI on freeway

Prosecutors recommend a “standard” penalty for Marybeth Dingledy, who “is terribly sorry.”

Second former student files abuse claim against teacher

The woman says Cascade High School’s Craig Verver had sexual contact with her on campus.

Local volunteers join relief efforts on other sides of country

15 American Red Cross volunteers from Snohomish County traveled to either Houston or Florida

Something was a little wacky about leis handed out at school

They resembled marijuana to at least one parent of a student at Marysville Pilchuck High.

Biology exam reprieve helps at least 66 Snohomish County students

Dozens of Snohomish County students benefited from state lawmakers’ decision earlier this summer to not require high school seniors to pass a biology… Continue reading

When Labor Day celebrated working people’s hard-won gains

To get more context behind the meaning of Labor Day is to go back 100 years. It is to peruse Everett Herald, Everett… Continue reading

Arlington teachers may strike; others set to start on time

It has become a rite of August. Bargaining for teacher contracts often leads up to and sometimes spills over into the beginning of… Continue reading

Snohomish County, region Red Cross ready for Harvey recovery

Local American Red Cross relief efforts began before Tropical Storm Harvey slammed into Texas late last week, with one Snohomish County volunteer landing… Continue reading

Wayne Williams, 89: Steward of Tulalip culture and history

The boy, who’d just turned 3, appears uneasy, perhaps bewildered, by the hubbub around him. A black-and-white photograph captures the moment. It was… Continue reading