Eric Stevick

‘The force of his care for kids will endure for generations.’

Ted Wenta, a champion for building a new Everett YMCA on Colby Avenue, has died after battling cancer.

School board, nonprofit plan housing for homeless students

The Everett district and Housing Hope have a plan for a surplus 3-acre plot in Port Gardner.

Tough decisions: Everett School Board weighs boundary changes

The district has heard from concerned families as it tries to address overcrowded high schools.

Arlington gets $1.1 million for improvements to its airport

It was one of three airports in Washington and 127 nationwide to receive money from the FAA.

Measles update: 10 North Creek students must stay home

The teens don’t have a measles vaccination. They can return June 3, barring more cases at the school.

A 2nd Everett public school plans to put pupils in uniforms

Advocates say uniforms help increase self-esteem and bridge the socio-economic gap.

EvCC and its new president agree to terms of 3-year contract

Daria Willis will be paid $241,000 annually and begin her tenure in July.

Herbicides might be used to kill milfoil in Lake Ballinger

A public workshop about environmental concerns is scheduled for May 29 in Mountlake Terrace.

Student’s social-media post deemed a threat to Muslims

Sheriff’s deputies and the Northshore district are investigating a 15-year-old North Creek High student.

EvCC offers presidency to community college exec in NY state

Daria Willis is vice president for academic affairs at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse.

It was an unusual year for the flu in the state and region

Local flu expert: It was the longest influenza season on record and had two distinct peaks.

$100K bail for suspected driver in chase of homicide suspect

The Sunnyside man claimed he had been at a Starbucks in Edmonds — not fleeing police on I-5.

Legislature OKs step toward year-round daylight saving time

Federal law allows a switch to permanent standard time, but the reverse requires congressional approval.

Girl, 17, charged as adult in Everett murder-for-hire

A man allegedly paid teens $2,400 to kill his ex-wife. But it was her sister who was shot to death.

Reports of flu are dropping fast in Snohomish County

Through March 30, there have been 160 flu deaths statewide, including 19 in Snohomish County.

Lead poisoning suspected in local trumpeter swan deaths

More than 50 have been found dead or dying in an area south of Monroe in recent weeks.

Flu season still going strong, but might have peaked

The number and percentage of patients testing positive have dropped slightly in Snohomish County.

Lutheran Community Services to close two local centers

The Lake Stevens service center has been around since 1992; Granite Falls program also to shut down.

Everett settles teacher sex-misconduct suit with ex-student

The young woman alleged that the teacher groomed her. Another former student has a pending lawsuit.

The flu has returned with a vengeance in Snohomish County

“Essentially, we are having two flu seasons in one winter,” says an Everett Clinic doctor.