Eric Stevick

EvCC teachers take their contract concerns to the board

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

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.

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

New WSU Everett cuts the ribbon Tuesday

Hundreds of people are expected to visit the new Washington State University Everett building Tuesday during an open house. The event begins at… Continue reading

Never mind his life sentence: Here’s what her family thinks

The life sentence was a formality. It’s what the state’s Three Strikes law for persistent offenders required. What Thursday’s court proceeding provided was… Continue reading

Smokey haze seems endless, but relief should be on the way

The brownish-white haze has smothered the region for more than a week, blotting from view mountains, waterfront and entire cities. The other day,… Continue reading

That’s leadership: Mariner senior to be on School Board in fall

Dennis Mach finished his junior year at Mariner High School in June. Next year he will be a student representative on the Mukilteo… Continue reading

3 seeking Position 2 spot on Everett City Council

The Aug. 1 primary ballot for Position 2 on the Everett City Council includes an incumbent with a background in architecture and crunching… Continue reading

PUD works to replace older power poles, underground lines

It’s year-round work maintaining such a vast electrical system and a fair amount of the toil gets done in the favorable conditions summer… Continue reading

City of Mukilteo’s appeal of airport terminal decision rejected

The decision was brief; its impact far reaching. The state Supreme Court has chosen not to hear a case brought by the city… Continue reading

Everett council candidates speak of fiscal efficiency, wages

The primary race for Position 3 on the Everett City Council includes an incumbent who leads one of the city’s oldest businesses, a… Continue reading

New Eyman initiative targets car tabs — and Sound Transit

Over the years, professional initiative promoter Tim Eyman has had a knack for finding hot-button issues that get people riled up enough to… Continue reading

Algae bloom taints flavor of Everett’s drinking water

Bob Kelly knows that Everett has long prided itself on its clean pristine water. And deservedly so. He’s been drinking it for roughly… Continue reading

38-year career in education left behind to lead faith group

He was recruited with a plate of cookies. Chocolate chip, if memory serves. Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory, executive director for the Sno-Isle Libraries system, was… Continue reading

Signature-gatherers dispute deadline to make Everett ballot

A city-imposed deadline has come and gone, but backers of a proposal to change the makeup of the Everett City Council are arguing… Continue reading

Monroe Detective Sgt. Cindy Chessie retires to lead food bank

When there was a major crime to solve, the Monroe Police Department would turn its training center into a war room. Behind those… Continue reading