Everett leaders to ponder red-light cameras, adding pot shops

The controversial traffic enforcement idea is getting revived, and the five-store cap may double.

 

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He lost and lost and lost and lost, but he never gave up

Riaz Khan, a Muslim born in India, has long sought elected office. Now he’s on the Mukilteo council.

 

The Evergreen Branch of the Everett Public Library is open and ready for blast off. Dillon Works, of Mukilteo, designed this eye-catching sculpture that greets people along Evergreen Way. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

It’s a launch for Everett library’s renovated Evergreen Branch

With rocket ship out front and new spaces to meet, read and learn inside, updated facility now open.

The Evergreen Branch of the Everett Public Library is open and ready for blast off. Dillon Works, of Mukilteo, designed this eye-catching sculpture that greets people along Evergreen Way. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Northline Village gets go-ahead from Lynnwood City Council

The agreement doesn’t include requirements for affordable housing, drawing the ire of some residents.

Lake Stevens City Council approves Costco agreement

The company can’t build yet. Now, it must submit a construction plan and apply for building permits.

Cause of the Virginia Market fire in Everett is undetermined

The blaze caused $330,000 in damage to the longtime convenience store in the city’s north end.

Score! 800-pound Ivan is a heckuva Seahawks 12th Man

The 8-foot chain saw chiseled dude with a mohawk and shouting mouth swivels around Arlington.

Whidbey farmers worry over polluted water from naval station

In 2018, the Navy disclosed trace amounts of toxic chemicals from firefighting foam.

Work to begin soon on Marysville civic center

The city council hired a contractor on Monday, and construction could begin next month.

From left, Megan Wolfe, executive director of Girls on the Run of Snohomish County, with participant Marlen Mercado-Ayala, 12, and Marlen’s mother, Laura Mercado-Ayala. (Girls on the Run)

Girls on the Run for grades 3 to 8 is way more than running

The program promotes confidence and connections. The message is “Find your happy pace.”

From left, Megan Wolfe, executive director of Girls on the Run of Snohomish County, with participant Marlen Mercado-Ayala, 12, and Marlen’s mother, Laura Mercado-Ayala. (Girls on the Run)

A new medical examiner will explain death to the living

Snohomish County’s top autopsy doctor will soon be J. Matthew Lacy. Dr. Daniel Selove is retiring.

4-year-old twins climb to safety after crash that killed dad

The girls climbed at least 100 feet up to the road after the accident on Whidbey Island on Friday.

Everett’s Rotary Park boat launch, parking set for renovations

The popular Snohomish River boat ramp will get new boarding floats, asphalt and lighting.

Everett man gets prison for abusing boy with cerebral palsy

The Everett man was dating the boy’s mom, when he assaulted the toddler twice. He was sentenced Monday.

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A new life in the HOV lane

A new passenger is steering Street Smarts columnist Lizz Giordano away from The Daily Herald.

19-year-old shot in leg during Everett-area invasion robbery

Two males reportedly entered the victim’s home and demanded money. Then shots were fired.

Costco talk continues Tuesday with Lake Stevens City Council

Last time, there was no vote on the proposed wholesale store. Now the council has another chance.

Second man in Mountlake Terrace pot shop robbery sentenced

Bradford Johnson got 12½ years in prison for holding up employees at gunpoint.