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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.

Cool additions at an elementary school in Everett

A totem pole and new gardens grace the courtyard of Whittier Elementary School.

City of Everett, YMCA might partner on pool at the new Y

Under the proposal, the Y would give up about 1.2 acres at the Colby Avenue property for a new park.

Everett’s low-cost housing is built on complicated financing

To pay for three projects, the city and nonprofits have had to be resourceful and flexible.

Bikini baristas sue Everett, say dress code unfair

A group of bikini baristas filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday, accusing the city of Everett of violating their civil rights.… Continue reading

Shiite Muslims persevere at Lynnwood Convention Center

Within days of moving to the area in 2008, Zaid Chishti visited the Zainab Center in Lynnwood. He was looking for a place… Continue reading

Everett’s ‘Tweakerville’ live-cam creator to run for mayor

Gary Watts, an Everett business owner known for his critiques of the city’s response to homelessness and substance abuse, has launched a write-in… Continue reading

Lynnwood Fire Department and Fire District 1 merge Oct. 1

As of Oct. 1, southwest Snohomish County will have a new fire department. That’s when the merger of the Lynnwood Fire Department and… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace man held on suspicion of vehicular homicide

A Mountlake Terrace man reportedly had been drinking before he crashed his car into a tree Friday night, killing his passenger. The man,… Continue reading

Cascade High junior keeps busy setting a good example

Isrrael “Izzy” Munoz, 16, is starting his junior year at Cascade High School. He volunteered as a leader at Code Teen at the… Continue reading

Everett backs off new rules; Lyft and Uber resume operations

The city of Everett is putting off the enforcement of new rules for ride-share companies Lyft and Uber after both canceled service in… Continue reading

Probe begins in death of stun-gunned inmate at Everett jail

An Everett-area man, 35, collapsed and died early Thursday while being booked into the Snohomish County Jail. Now, an investigation is under way… Continue reading

Manslaughter trial opens in death of infant girl

What happened to a 4-month-old girl’s brain and spine is the focus of a manslaughter trial that got under way Wednesday in Snohomish… Continue reading

Everett may buy downtown building for public works offices

The city may have found new space for its public works department. The Everett City Council on Wednesday is scheduled to review a… Continue reading

Murphy students create theater day camp for kids in Everett

Archbishop Murphy High School requires annual community service hours, and the deadline is during spring semester. Bryce Carabello, Eleanor Lund, Catherine Pepper and… Continue reading

After bite, Lynnwood changes rules on use of police dogs

Young people were on the roof of The Party Store, trying the windows. A neighbor had called 911. The group took off into… Continue reading

Neighbors back off opposition to new industrial park

Neighbors have pulled back on their opposition of plans to build a new industrial park north of the Boeing plant. The proposal calls… Continue reading

Work to start on remodel of Everett’s North Middle School

A $50.1 million renovation is starting this fall at North Middle School on Rainier Avenue. The project is funded by the 2016 capital… Continue reading