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Man shot dead after argument at bar south of Everett

Police say an employee of the bar shot and killed the man, who had opened fire in the parking lot.


Ethel McNeal, whose heritage is African-American and Native American, is believed to be the first woman of color on the Everett City Council, lots out over the city on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Ethel McNeal takes her seat on the Everett City Council

The city’s first councilwoman of color is mindful of a fast-changing future.


Lynnwood bans safe-injection sites for 6 months of study

The city is the latest local government to take a stand on sanctioned spaces for using illegal drugs.


Everett council to resume discussion of election districts

Council President Paul Roberts’ draft resolution is to be considered at a Wednesday meeting.

Everett city public works staff may get portable offices

The city is exploring short-term options for the aging public works complex on Cedar Street.

Everett council votes to transfer land for low-barrier housing

The 65-unit complex would serve primarily the chronically homeless or those with mental illness.

Alleged home intruder charged with burglary

Said B. Osman has a warrant for his arrest, but he’s in federal immigration custody, officials said.

Ice water in their veins: The cult of the Polar Bear Plunge

Cigars and beers are among the traditions in Edmonds, along with bathrobes and goofy hats.

A lawyer slipped and fell, and Everett’s paying him $75,000

H. Scott Holte tripped over a metal utility cover, seriously injuring his arm and wrist.

Everett to repay $201,000 for insurance overbilling

The city also spent $153,500 on outside legal help and forensic accounting for the case.

Compass Health wants to build supportive housing complex

The units are primarily for homeless people living with mental illness, according to public records.

The 14-year Ray Stephanson era is coming to an end

The Herald sits down to talk to the outgoing Everett mayor about his long tenure, which ends Sunday.

Everett’s mayor-elect announces two key staff appointments

A bank executive will be chief of staff, and a former state senator will be deputy mayor.

Afternoon Boeing traffic in Everett on Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Everett is counting cars to gauge Boeing’s traffic impact

It could lead to a new agreement on mitigation and lift a lid on company employment.

Afternoon Boeing traffic in Everett on Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Fire chief was a ‘no-show’ to plane crash at Paine Field

Jeff Bohnet, who has since retired, said he was “traumatized,” apparently because of an investigation.

Push for City Council districts: ‘We don’t trust the process’

Everett council members plan a ballot measure. An outside group calls their involvement flawed.

Spring start set for big Everett apartment complex

The building will be eight stories tall, with seven of those visible from Broadway.

‘Harry Potter Bandit’ pleads guilty to robberies

Sentencing looms for a Mill Creek man on five counts of bank robbery and a count of attempted robbery.

Celebrating the origins of Christmas

LDS church holds annual nativity festival featuring more than 600 sets.

Almost every student chips in to make this fundraiser work

Cascade High School’s annual food drive brings in 80,000 cans, 1,800 presents and more than $30,000.