Julie Muhlstein

Defying the norm, Bethany adds wings for skilled nursing

The need is great at a time when many care facilities are closing due to low reimbursement rates.

 

Confederate signs still on graves as history is re-examined

Civil War re-enactor, former state lawmaker disagree as protesters seek removal of monuments, flags.

 

Carol Thomas, Everett’s cultural arts manager, says goodbye

She has worked on projects that fostered artistry and community. Her position has been eliminated.

 

It’s a musical night in this neighborhood, thanks to teacher

From his deck in Everett, Jake Bergevin and talented friends have been putting on Thursday night gigs.

Black authors, racial justice focus of YWCA’s little library

“This will maybe start some courageous conversations,” says one woman at the ribbon cutting in Lynnwood.

Whittier Elementary’s music man gets royal, rolling send-off

A car parade around north Everett neighborhoods is an end-of-year goodbye for teachers and students.

Students lead Juneteenth march, seek change at their schools

Black student union groups in the Edmonds district organized the event, and the county issued a resolution.

Everett and Marysville Rotary scholarships total $385,000

With grants ranging from $500 to $21,000, awards go to graduating seniors with diverse lives, goals.

Larry Jubie holds a photograph of his sister Christine Jubie outside his home on Friday, June 12, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Christine Jubie, who lived at a care facility in Everett, died of COVID-19 on June 2. She was 67. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Our sister got it’: Family hopes others keep up COVID fight

An artist and global traveler, Christine Jubie lived at a care facility before she died of the virus.

Larry Jubie holds a photograph of his sister Christine Jubie outside his home on Friday, June 12, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Christine Jubie, who lived at a care facility in Everett, died of COVID-19 on June 2. She was 67. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

WWII veteran, Lake Stevens barber both waited out shutdown

Bob DeFrang, at 93, was the first and only customer at Steve Iblings’ shop a day after closure ended.

More than a century of service as two teachers say goodbye

Pamela Bader taught at Lynnwood’s Beverly Elementary for 54 years. Maltby’s Marie Relph logged 50.

An anonymous flier, an armed response and a plea for justice

At opposite ends of the spectrum: Group with guns in Snohomish, and those who’d skip calling the police.

Racial strife at center of novel by professor from Everett

Stewart Tolnay’s academic work tallied lynchings. He ponders past horrors and recent deaths of black men.

Lunches available despite ‘terrible’ senior center closure

Homage Senior Services continues to provide weekday meals at Carl Gipson Senior Center and other sites.

Everett will still bloom as helpers take on flower program

City layoffs include a horticulturist, the “heart and soul” of the plant program.

Sirens, lights, wishes and hopes for boy with rare disease

Make-A-Wish and South County Fire staged a first-responder parade past the 3-year-old’s Lynnwood home.

Mount St. Helens ‘changed my life,’ says Camano filmmaker

Forty years ago, at age 20, Michael Lienau was trapped with a camera crew days after the mountain blew.

Spring cleaning during shutdown? Goodwill taking donations

Cars lined up to give away stuff in Lynnwood. In masks and gloves, the nonprofit’s workers were on the job.

New mom, virus survivor both feel blessed this Mother’s Day

During birth center closure at Swedish Edmonds, Providence in Everett saw a springtime baby boom.

Bears, other critters at PAWS in Lynnwood need human help

A mother bear’s den was accidentally disturbed before the rescue of two cubs. Bigger bears will soon be free.