‘Nothing changes here,’ local Methodists vie for LGBTQ rights

A decision last month to strengthen bans on same-sex marriage caught area churches by surprise.

Happy Pi Day: the most mouthwatering math day of the year

Even if you can’t comprehend 3.14 to infinity, you can still have fun and eat pie.

Six months after fire, Judd & Black finds a new home

Its new Everett store is scheduled to open March 22 at 510 SW Everett Mall Way.

Marysville woman gives 1914 artifact to Hibulb center

An Arlington woman’s Facebook site helped ID the century-old image of Yakamas and Tulalips.

Showdown on Inslee’s clean air rule reaches Supreme Court

Justices will consider whether Inslee had authority to impose regulations. A lower court said no.

Mixed-income housing complex in Lynnwood to be demolished

Its 240 units are set to close by 2022. The housing authority could rebuild it with up to 400 units.

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar Star, a heavy icebreaker, during its 105-day deployment to Antarctica. The icebreaker returned to its homeport of Seattle on Monday. (Photo Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard)

Icebreaker is home from Antarctica, and ex-Coastie reflects

An Everett man served aboard the Staten Island. The Polar Star now is one of just two U.S. icebreakers.

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar Star, a heavy icebreaker, during its 105-day deployment to Antarctica. The icebreaker returned to its homeport of Seattle on Monday. (Photo Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard)

Love, kindness and ‘a little sparkle’ for hair and nails

When volunteer stylists visited a Stanwood home for seniors, it was like a day at the parlor.

Water over 35th Avenue SE in Mill Creek. (City of Mill Creek)

Sinking Mill Creek arterial reopens after extended repair

Crews shut down part of 35th Avenue SE for months to fix a section that often wound up under water.

Water over 35th Avenue SE in Mill Creek. (City of Mill Creek)

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EVENTS Help students The Youth and Government program at the Stanwood YMCA is raising money for a field trip to Olympia in May. Two events… Continue reading

Study that could pave parts of Mountain Loop nearly finished

Presentations last week detailed three different options. Research should be complete in May.

Everett-area woman pleads guilty in roommate’s stabbing death

Prosecutors plan to seek the higher end of the sentence, which would be 31 years.

Jordan Sears in 2017, when he was a write-in candidate for school board. (Contributed photo)

He might be the youngest city council member in the state

Jordan Sears, 19, has been appointed to fill a vacancy in Gold Bar. He’s not new to local politics.

Jordan Sears in 2017, when he was a write-in candidate for school board. (Contributed photo)

He might be the youngest city council member in the state

Jordan Sears, 19, has been appointed to fill a vacancy in Gold Bar. He’s not new to local politics.

2 short, erratic flights end in tragedy: Are they linked?

Maybe. The Boeing 737 crash in Ethiopia is similar in some ways to an earlier Indonesia incident.

Erwin Sanchez, owner of Erwin’s Philly Cheese Steak, on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cheez Louise! Philly cheesesteaks on a busy corner in PNW

March 24 is a national day for soft bread with juicy meat and oozy cheese.

Erwin Sanchez, owner of Erwin’s Philly Cheese Steak, on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Beth Hynek reacts as family members talks about Julie Knetchel, an Everett mother who was shot to death while trying to protect her son from armed intruders. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Fifth teen defendant guilty in murder of Everett mom

Larry Dorrough was sentenced in the shooting of Julie Knechtel during an attempted drug robbery.

Beth Hynek reacts as family members talks about Julie Knetchel, an Everett mother who was shot to death while trying to protect her son from armed intruders. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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EVENTS Development hearing The city of Everett’s planning commission is holding a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. March 26 on the Riverfront development. The proposed… Continue reading

Police: ID theft suspect left a long paper trail of deceit

One man had $12,561 charged to his accounts, including the purchase of a 2019 Kawasaki motorcycle.

Woodchopping dad thwarts alleged burglar with help from son

Shane McDaniel, owner of Norm’s Market, fired a warning shot before tussling with an unwanted guest.