Rikki King

City of Everett to give $400K to a nonprofit housing project

The city expects to enter a contract with HopeWorks, an affiliate of Housing Hope.

Lynnwood mayor challenged by councilman in general election

Three City Council members also are facing challengers on the Nov. 7 ballot.

Church takes a quiet, contemplative approach to worship

Alternative services at First Congregational Church of Maltby offer “a good deal of silence.”

County’s 911 dispatch centers are poised for ‘historic’ merger

Combining SNOPAC and SNOCOM will obviate the need to transfer 50,000 calls per year.

Ruling: Everett must negotiate firefighter staffing levels

Now the hard part: The city and the union must agree on minimum on-duty personnel at fire stations.

Barriers coming to ‘nightmare’ US 2 stretch in Snohomish

The highway from Snohomish to Monroe, known for deadly crossover crashes, will get safety fixes.

Developer wants to build 8 homes on Rucker Hill property

No construction yet in the area of a well-known mansion, but the project is sure to draw attention.

Cope Gillette Theatre added to Register of Historic Places

The former bank building from 1963 is owned by the city and leased long-term to the Village Theatre.

Programs to help users bump up against drug-free zones

Trinity Lutheran Church says Everett’s Stay Out of Drug Areas law essentially banishes people in need.

Ride-share firms Uber, Lyft seek fewer rules in Everett

Ride-shares were glad to see tweaks to certain requirements, but want less regulations.

Everett asks neighbors to host their share of social services

Complex issues around addiction treatment clinics has stymied locating a second facility in Everett.

County, Lynnwood to partner to fix sinking intersection

$7M project will raise the intersection of Ash Way and Maple Road, which was built on a peat bog.

Three generations of one family serve in Rotary

The youngest member recently joined the youth arm of the service organization, Rotaract.

YMCA celebrates anniversary of its Casino Road Community Center

The area has the highest concentration of poverty in Snohomish County.

Everett officials are planning for a loftier future downtown

High-rises aren’t likely for many years. But planners are anticipating the need for taller buildings.

A customer walks away after buying a hot dog from a vendor on 33rd St and Smith Street near the Everett Station on Friday. The Everett Station District Alliance pictures the area east of Broadway and south of Hewitt Avenue as a future neighborhood and transit hub that could absorb expected population growth. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

How can Everett Station become a vibrant part of city?

A neighborhood alliance focused on long-term revitalization will update the public Tuesday.

A customer walks away after buying a hot dog from a vendor on 33rd St and Smith Street near the Everett Station on Friday. The Everett Station District Alliance pictures the area east of Broadway and south of Hewitt Avenue as a future neighborhood and transit hub that could absorb expected population growth. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

After work to address issues, Lynnwood gets clean audit

The city has benefited from increased revenues from sales tax.

OxyContin maker Purdue asks judge to toss Everett lawsuit

Company lawyers say there is no proof linking Purdue to outcomes at the end of the supply chain.

New Rotary Club aimed at a younger generation

The Rotaract arm of the service club is for those ages 18 to 30.

The Oso tree that withstood the mudslide finally comes down

The Sitka spruce’s loss marks another season — and a moment to honor and treasure all that has passed.