Jennifer Sasseen

Exotic animals find compassionate care in Bothell (video)

At the Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine, vets treat snakes, hedgehogs and even kangaroos.


Sign of the future: Snohomish business aims to reshape industry

Manifest Signs owner thinks that smart signs is an unexplored and untapped part of his industry.


Community Health Centers adds two clinics in Everett to meet need

Walk-in clinics offer people an alternative to much more expensive hospital emergency rooms.


From dishwasher to owner of Bob’s Burgers in Everett

Carrie deKubber didn’t need college, just passion for her job and a lot of hard work.

Maritime industry is growing, but the workforce is aging

The owner of a private maritime-training school in Edmonds sees a lot of opportunity opening up in the industry for young people. “What we’re finding… Continue reading

Ready for the solar eclipse? Remember to protect your eyes

the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years and likely the… Continue reading

Snohomish voice talent enters business after EvCC course

Not long after her 25-year marriage ended in divorce seven years ago, Saacha K. Belgar picked up an Everett Community College class schedule… Continue reading

Senior peer counseling offers a source of reassurance

By Jennifer Sasseen Special to The Herald Pain is a fact of life in Irene Anderson’s world. The 71-year-old Tulalip resident suffers from a host… Continue reading

Everett’s Pat McClain wins Henry M. Jackson Award

He was born at the end of World War II clear across the country in Maine, where his father was an Army Air Corps lieutenant… Continue reading

How recession led Lynnwood sisters to open car auction

When two Lynnwood-raised sisters lost their jobs during the recession a few years ago, they joined forces and chose to go where few… Continue reading

Camano Island couple started award-winning winery in their garage

Camano Island winemakers Ryan and Dusty Kramer found their passion on a road trip to Northern California some 16 years ago. They’d been to Santa… Continue reading

When a generation of business owners reaches retirement age

those with fewer than 500 employees — are the economic engine of America. There are 28 million small businesses in the United… Continue reading

Why an Everett woman gave her business away — to an employee

It was the sudden death of Cyndi Mitchell’s only child in 2006 that led, in a roundabout way, to Mitchell giving away her successful Everett… Continue reading

Mechanics warn about poor quality parts

Fixing your own car is a pastime that is as American as apple pie and baseball. But it’s getting more difficult these days and can… Continue reading

W. Washington Medical CEO: Times are a changin’ for health care

Dr. David Russian, CEO of Everett-based Western Washington Medical Group, seems younger than his 54 years. There’s excitement in his voice when he talks about… Continue reading

Worth the effort: Snohomish farm raises heritage turkeys

One week before Thanksgiving last year, Micha Ide lay awake in the pre-dawn hours mourning the loss of around 50 heritage turkeys. “I didn’t sleep,”… Continue reading

Mukilteo’s Kaas Tailored learned from Boeing

Kaas Tailored owes its very existence to Boeing. That’s what the owner of the Mukilteo furniture maker believes and it’s not just because Boeing is… Continue reading