Rikki King

Habitat for Humanity builds houses, now homebuyers minds

The organization is offering classes as another way to help meet the demand for affordable housing.

Teen sentenced for kicking death in Marysville woods

Robert Myrick Jr., 16, who loved basketball, died in August. His killer admitted to manslaughter.

Everett scales back city’s Monte Cristo Awards to save money

The awards for well-cared-for properties will continue, but the event to honor winners will cease.

Everett PD plans firearms safety program — with free gun locks

That and the creation of a gang unit are part of the mayor’s initiative to reduce gang violence.

Take a group bike tour and visit every Everett fire station

The second annual family-friendly event features a slower pace to promote bicycling.

Ikea spurns Everett Riverfront, forcing developers to adjust

Instead of the furniture giant, a vacant commercial area is likely to have smaller shops and housing.

Everett pastors hope to humanize the homeless at two events

People who have lived on the streets will speak at Faith in Action’s “Who Is My Neighbor?” programs.

Lynnwood father-son duo share goal of fighting crime

Alan and Jordan Correa always bonded over their passion for soccer and now, law enforcement.

Lynnwood gets closer to widening 196th Street SW thoroughfare

The busy east-west route runs through the area set to become City Center.

Everett bus stop upgrades: Sidewalk extensions, public art

Money designated for the arts will complement another $3 million in construction work.

The Hero’s Cafe in Lynnwood offers safe social space for vets

Veterans from all generations get together monthly: “We’ve all been through the same experiences.”

Lynnwood defers a decision on decreasing $40 car tab fees

A taxing district collects about $1.2 million annually. The money goes toward city road projects.

Yummo! Everett woman’s business is all about bug-eating plants

Mary Fosse, 35, teaches “Carnivorous Terrariums” classes at libraries, schools and parties.

New charges filed over inmate’s alleged murder-for-hire plot

Jerry Wood is accused of trying to orchestrate a killing from behind bars in Everett.

What to do with an Everett sculpture hidden in a stairwell?

Nearly 40 years after its creation, the artist is still miffed about the placement of his work.

Treatment center in north Everett could open in 2020

The 32-bed facility on 10th Street would serve people with addiction and mental illness.

Cascade High students study Malala’s profile in courage

Classes with teacher’s connection to the latest school shooting find even more relevance in story.

Neighbors take back Everett’s Wiggums Hollow Park

About 40 people gathered for a cleanup Saturday, finding needles and even a handgun.

‘They understand us’: Explorer Middle students dig ‘The Club’

The Boys & Girls Club provides a growing on-site, after-school program in south Everett.

Lynnwood plans $12M in sewer improvements

The city wants to be ready for an anticipated population boom around the mall and light rail.