Work on assisted living center could start in early 2020

The building near Smokey Point would include a memory care wing. A public meeting is Tuesday.

Olushola Bolonduro recently started a goth social group called Dark Side of Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Calling all goths: Dark Side of Everett might be for you

A hospital tech has started a group for self-described misfits and outcasts who are into creepy things.

Olushola Bolonduro recently started a goth social group called Dark Side of Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Edmonds school leaders eyeing $600M bond measure for 2020

The package, which may be on February ballots, would build two new schools and replace three others.

Everett pastor who groomed, raped 14-year-old girl sentenced

He texted her for months before sexually assaulting her at the church, according to court records.

Fired Mill Creek spokesperson seeks $500,000 in damages

In a legal claim, Joni Kirk contends her firing was retaliation, but the city denies that.

Front Porch

a member of the Snohomish County Climate Alliance and co-founder of… Continue reading

Residents asked: Is county water getting better or worse?

Only 27 percent of Snohomish County rivers and streams were in good health or better, a new program found.

Truck falls into Woods Creek after wooden bridge crumples

The driver was not injured when the bridge, just outside Monroe on private property, collapsed.

The nightly race to collect e-scooters in need of a charge

Juicers keep the battery powered vehicles moving on Everett’s streets.

Glacier Peak High School senior Ethan Kelly plays clarinet, helps with theater club and is in the marching band. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Band friends turned to family for this Glacier Peak senior

Ethan Kelly, 17, has played clarinet for years. After high school, he hopes to study sound design.

Glacier Peak High School senior Ethan Kelly plays clarinet, helps with theater club and is in the marching band. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Front Porch

EVENTS Marysville/Tulalip Salvation Army dinner The Marysville/Tulalip Salvation Army is hosting a fundraising dinner Thursday at the Grove Church, 4705 Grove St. in Marysville. The… Continue reading

Help shape state emergency plan for oil spills

The Department of Ecology will take comments on the Oil Spill Contingency Plan Tuesday in Everett.

In Uniform

RESOURCES Northwest Veterans Museum: The Northwest Veterans Museum is located in the Wicker Building at Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Hours are 11 a.m.… Continue reading

Alison Brynelson will take over on Jan. 1 as superintendent of Mukilteo School District.

Mukilteo School District stays in-house for new superintendent

Alison Brynelson has worked in the district 27 years and was the only internal applicant.

Alison Brynelson will take over on Jan. 1 as superintendent of Mukilteo School District.

Raises in store for Edmonds City Council, mayoral positions

The pay bumps would take effect as the city prepares to vote for a new mayor and council members.

Jennifer Warmke (left) and Catherine Nolan. (UW Bothell)

Way to Go

UW Bothell and city partner earthquake preparedness The magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 3 a.m. on July 12 was a wake-up call about “the big one”… Continue reading

Jennifer Warmke (left) and Catherine Nolan. (UW Bothell)

Bothell’s new police chief: ‘Fate wanted me to be here’

Kenneth Seuberlich has been with the department for 25 years. He replaced longtime Chief Carol Cummings.

Candidates for sheriff say they couldn’t be more different

Here’s a lively discussion with Sheriff Ty Trenary and his challenger, sheriff’s Sgt. Adam Fortney.

Land awaits a future Everett elementary school

Everett Public Schools bought a site near Mill Creek. Construction is years away and still unfunded.

After decades of work, Paine Field is Salmon-Safe

The airport earned a third-party certification this week for its program to preserve water quality.