Ian Davis-Leonard

Housing Hope’s playfield proposal splits planning commission

After a 3-3 vote on the land-use changes, no recommendation will be given to the Everett City Council.


EvCC group’s Empowerment Lunch connects community virtually

The event was the first for EvCC’s American Association for Women at Community Colleges chapter.


Historic commission opposes zoning change for playfield plan

By a 6-2 vote, the commission advised against Housing Hope’s rezoning efforts on Norton Ave.


Many more searches and rescues: First responders are busy

The sheriff’s office this year has had 330 calls for search and rescue in Snohomish County.

More than half of county ballots arrived via drop boxes

More than 56% of voters used a drop box this August. The county auditor expects more use this fall.

County unemployment decreases to 8.8% as state mark stalls

A state economist said Washington’s slight jobless rise conveys the delicate nature of the situation.

Tight races in 10th District forecast competitive November

Three Republicans won in the primary including Bill Bruch defeating Rep. Dave Paul, D-Oak Harbor.

For WSU med students, it begins with white coats, big dreams

Amid COVID precautions, drive-thru ceremony in Everett Friday recognized hard work behind and ahead.

Piper Hounsel, 7, (left) shares a laugh with her brother Weston Hounsel, Friday afternoon in the waters off Howarth Park in Everett on August 14, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The heat is on, and officials urge responsible recreation

The Snohomish County parks director recommends having a plan B in case your first choice is too crowded.

Piper Hounsel, 7, (left) shares a laugh with her brother Weston Hounsel, Friday afternoon in the waters off Howarth Park in Everett on August 14, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Get ready for a Sunday scorcher, with triple-digit potential

Meteorologists anticipate inland cities could reach 100 degrees when a heat wave peaks Sunday.

New help during COVID: Counselors reach out with resources

Funded by the CARES Act, 10 community social workers are deployed across Snohomish County.

Rep. Larsen tours small businesses given federal PPP loans

The congressman said leaders in Washington D.C. continue to negotiate for further COVID-19 relief.

Local families praise state’s online early education program

The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program found creative ways to reach kids during COVID.

Some waited months for jobless benefits, and some wait still

Not all 81,000 cases are resolved, but some people finally received thousands of dollars in back payments.

Rep. Dave Paul challenged by two for 10th District seat

Bill Bruch and Taylor Zimmerman are also vying for House Position 2 in the Aug. 4 primary election.

Five challengers bid for vacant 10th District House seat

Four Democrats and one Republican are looking to take the seat Rep. Norma Smith held for 12 years.

Appointees in 38th District are facing primary challengers

After being named to vacant seats, June Robinson and Emily Wicks will be tested in the Aug. 4 vote.

City council appoints Elizabeth Callaghan as Stanwood’s mayor

Callaghan, a teacher in Marysville, will serve the remainder of former Mayor Leonard Kelley’s term.

With neighbor input, Housing Hope rethinks playfield plan

The site in the Port Gardner neighborhood of Everett would provide housing for homeless families.