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Program coordinator Eric Wollan dares Paula Darrow (right) to eat the whipped cream off her Italian soda like a shark during a group trip from the Everett Senior Center to Contos Pizza & Pasta on Sept. 17 in Lake Stevens. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Sunsets and ice cream: Tips from an Everett trip planner

Eric Wollan, 44, drives the senior center van to destinations around the Puget Sound area.

 

Former Oso pastor accused of pocketing $40K in slide donations

Gary J. Ray is charged with diverting money intended to help families affected by the 2014 disaster.

 

Judge: Wrongful death lawsuit over Highway 522 can proceed

The plaintiffs say median barriers are needed. The state says the road is safe, and major fixes are unfunded.

 

Boy, 16, allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ Arlington High

The student was released last week with a judge’s order to stay away from his former school.

Aspiring business owner, Cascade senior is defined by faith

Brielle Guidice has a 3.99 GPA and spent time this year at the University of Notre Dame.

Early parole denied for man who raped, killed Stanwood girl

David Dodge, now 38, minimized his crimes in a review hearing about his potential freedom.

Everett pays $118K, makes changes after injury at city pool

The city was sued by an Everett man, 67, who said the incident affected his quality of life.

Oso killer John Reed’s parents sent to jail for obstruction

Clyde Reed, 83, and Faye Reed, 79, were taken into custody at a sentencing hearing Tuesday.

Lake Stevens food bank adds pop-up locales amid growth boom

The organization helps about 13,000 people a year, and volunteers help make it happen.

85 mph, then fatal crash in Mill Creek case

Prosecutors say the officer acted lawfully before the July 2017 death.

Father charged in electrical shocking of his 5-year-old son

An arrest warrant has been issued for the man, who is facing trial for reckless endangerment.

Fatima Al-Mayyahi, graduate of Mariner High School, works at Boeing and attends Everett Community College. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

EvCC student building a base to build career on

Fatima Al-Mayyahi, who works as a Boeing 777X mechanic, is studying to become an engineer.

Fatima Al-Mayyahi, graduate of Mariner High School, works at Boeing and attends Everett Community College. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A fireworks mishap in Lake Stevens cost the neighbors dearly

Two homes were burned and three more damaged from devices that people thought were safely doused.

Lake Stevens man jailed over ‘imminent potential for violence’

The 25-year-old’s severe mental health issues are cited as factors in ongoing criminal and civil cases.

Sea Choi of Lynnwood went to South Korea with the mayor of Lynnwood and will attend the University of California San Diego in the fall. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

She helped Lynnwood reach out to sister city in South Korea

While at Lynnwood High, Sea Choi traveled with officials to Damyang — and translated.

Sea Choi of Lynnwood went to South Korea with the mayor of Lynnwood and will attend the University of California San Diego in the fall. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Gold Bar crews faced blasting heat fighting California fires

“The fire takes what it wants, and it leaves what it wants,” Assistant Fire Chief Ernie Walters said.

Mukilteo shooter’s parents deny liability in 2016 deaths

Dimitri and Anna Ivanov are parties to the wrongful death lawsuit brought by a victim’s family.

Suspect ruled competent for trial in home-invasion killing

Christopher Yacono, who has a history of mental illness and drug use, has pleaded not guilty.

1 of 5 teens pleads guilty in south Everett drug killing

The 17-year-old faces decades in prison for shooting a woman who was protecting her son during a robbery.

Man admits to killing mom, stabbing dad, setting fire

Zachary Konicke, 32, said he was having a mental health crisis that day in 2016.