Dog rescued in Everett house fire passes away

The type of construction made the fire difficult to extinguish.

Roger Evans is working to bring a tiny home village for people experiencing homelessness to the Monroe church New Hope Fellowship. He sits in a demo unit that was brought to church grounds recently. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Ambitious plan to bring tiny home village to a Monroe church

Sober for over two years, Roger Evans wants to give others a chance to make a change.

Roger Evans is working to bring a tiny home village for people experiencing homelessness to the Monroe church New Hope Fellowship. He sits in a demo unit that was brought to church grounds recently. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Arlington mayor honors pioneer association chronicler

Shirley Prouty has been writing “100 Years of Arlington” for over 15 years.

First Snohomish County measles case is Bothell-area student

Officials listed places the contagious teen visited. He is among five new cases statewide.

Teachers start receiving pink slips in Edmonds district

The school board approved the layoffs, which could affect 38 full- and part-time teachers.

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EVENTS Jack’s urban bike ride Join B.I.K.E.S. Club of Snohomish County on May 24 for an approximate 20-mile ride at a moderate pace. Arrive at… Continue reading

Future Olympians may be discovered on Camano this week

Kids are invited to try luge, the sport. Those with talent may be asked to train with USA Luge.

Upon further review, EPA wants to redo water quality rules

Feds say they’ll use what the state submitted in 2016 even though they’re no longer the state’s faves.

At 85, some challenges come every day. On a particularly tough day, Everett’s Patricia Browning says she met “angels” who helped her through. One was a young man who changed her tire and graciously refused payment. Browning, who lost her daughter Peggy Strain (in photo on table) to cancer Friday, remains a believer in goodness. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

On a dark day, 85-year-old’s spirits were lifted by ‘angels’

A flat tire was fixed, a kind word was said. She recounts kind acts as her daughter neared death.

At 85, some challenges come every day. On a particularly tough day, Everett’s Patricia Browning says she met “angels” who helped her through. One was a young man who changed her tire and graciously refused payment. Browning, who lost her daughter Peggy Strain (in photo on table) to cancer Friday, remains a believer in goodness. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Work on Marysville’s First Street bypass begins next week

The City Council chose a contractor this week. Construction is to be finished in 2022.

Port might invoke eminent domain over Kimberly-Clark site

The agency wants to expand maritime freight and ship maintenance, but it isn’t the only interested party.

Dialing in the temperature is saving fish, gaining notice

After restoring five miles of habitat, the PUD needed to warm the Sultan River near a dam.

Cellmate of would-be school shooter pleads guilty to assault

Travis Hammons attacked a man — reportedly for telling an attorney about plans to attack high schools.

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EVENTS Chicken dinner A chicken dinner at the Stillaguamish Senior Center for all ages is noon to 2 p.m. May 19 at the center, 18308… Continue reading

Ex-Mukilteo Mayor Joe Marine looks to join the City Council

And controversial aerospace exec Peter Zieve is eyeing a different Mukilteo council seat.

Long term care costs are about to get a little less painful

A first-in-the-nation program funded by workers will provide financial help to defray expenses.

State trooper injured during I-5 traffic stop in Everett

He was in a parked patrol car when another vehicle veered off the freeway and struck it.

A 2nd Everett public school plans to put pupils in uniforms

Advocates say uniforms help increase self-esteem and bridge the socio-economic gap.

Oh, crab! There’s something fishy about this place

That mysterious eyesore by the sea will be replaced by a new research center. “It’s all going to go.”

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EVENTS Remembering those who served Join the Monroe VFW Post 7511 in the third annual “Flags for our Fallen” celebration on Saturday to pay respects… Continue reading