Everett

Police arrest attempted murder suspect in south Everett shooting

The victim, in his 30s, was on life support as of Saturday morning. The suspect served prison time for burglaries.

Everett
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13 unvaccinated firefighters are cleared to return to work

Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue is allowing them to return, but they must be tested daily.

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A mature western hemlock affected by heat scorch in Olympia, photographed last July. (Washington State Department of Natural Resources) 20210700

Report: Record heat turned Washington’s evergreen trees red

“Desiccation” is a sign of climate change’s impact on forests. Damage was observed in the Cascade foothills of Snohomish County.

A mature western hemlock affected by heat scorch in Olympia, photographed last July. (Washington State Department of Natural Resources) 20210700
Arlington

SWAT team responds to Arlington apartment complex

A man, 31, was wanted on a felony warrant and reportedly barricaded himself inside.

Arlington
Drivers head northbound on Evergreen Way through the Everett Mall Way intersection past a 35 mph speed limit sign on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

As pedestrian deaths mount, a plan to slow south Everett traffic

Evergreen and Everett Mall ways are among the most dangerous roads in the county. Lower speed limits could save lives.

Drivers head northbound on Evergreen Way through the Everett Mall Way intersection past a 35 mph speed limit sign on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
JR Stalkfleet digs out a hole for a tomato plant with his hand in the new outdoor classroom at Tomorrow’s Hope Child Development Center on Friday, April 22, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Outdoor classroom in Everett offers kids lessons ‘in the dirt’

The Tomorrow’s Hope program is a chance “to see the amount of work that goes into getting a salad,” says a trainer.

JR Stalkfleet digs out a hole for a tomato plant with his hand in the new outdoor classroom at Tomorrow’s Hope Child Development Center on Friday, April 22, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Anza Muenchow

Make your backyard ripe for organic vegetables this spring

A Whidbey gardening educator shares tips on how to grow your own in the Puget Sound climate.

Anza Muenchow
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center, reacts after he signed a bill into law in Tukwila, Wash., Tuesday, May 4, 2021, that levies a new capital gains tax on high profit stocks, bonds and other assets for some residents of Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Judge clears way for initiative to repeal capital gains tax

I-1929 sponsors are silent on when, or if, they will gather signatures. Opponents are gearing up for a ballot battle.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center, reacts after he signed a bill into law in Tukwila, Wash., Tuesday, May 4, 2021, that levies a new capital gains tax on high profit stocks, bonds and other assets for some residents of Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
People sit outside the recently opened Amazon Go facility Wednesday, April 27, 2022, in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Cashier-less Amazon Go buzzing in Mill Creek grand opening

Locals came to check out the high-tech store, with $3 avocado toast and cameras watching customers’ every move.

People sit outside the recently opened Amazon Go facility Wednesday, April 27, 2022, in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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2 kids struck by car in Edmonds are recovering at home

The two relatives, ages 14 and 2, were hit while crossing a street Friday afternoon. The driver will be cited for negligent driving.

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Joel Bervell (Courtesy photo)

TikTok med student @joelbervell named top Emerging Leader

Joel Bervell, who highlights disparities in medicine, took top honors at an event for 12 rising stars in Snohomish County.

Joel Bervell (Courtesy photo)
A police officer shot someone at a motel during a domestic violence call in the 22100 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds, Washington on April 22, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Officials identify man fatally shot by Edmonds police officer

Investigators say William Houseworth, 42, had a knife when police confronted him April 22.

A police officer shot someone at a motel during a domestic violence call in the 22100 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds, Washington on April 22, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Edmonds proposal would criminalize camping on public property

Under the ordinance, backed by two council members, unhoused people who don’t accept services could be fined — or arrested.

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The Everett City Council approved a contract for Bird electric scooters to be set up throughout the city as soon as May. (Bird) 20220428

Electric scooters set to return to Everett as soon as May

The Everett City Council approved a 12-month contract with Bird, a California company, to deploy 75 to 300 e-scooters.

The Everett City Council approved a contract for Bird electric scooters to be set up throughout the city as soon as May. (Bird) 20220428
Rebecca Miner

Former Shoreline schools chief named interim Edmonds superintendent

Rebecca Miner will step in when Gustavo Balderas leaves this summer for new job in Oregon.

Rebecca Miner
A line of Boeing 777X jets, with their unique folding wingtips pulled up, are parked nose to tail on an unused runway at Paine Field, near Boeing's massive production facility, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Boeing delays Everett 777X production after ‘dreadful’ quarter

Meanwhile, the plane maker said massive financial losses are related to defense projects and the war in Ukraine.

A line of Boeing 777X jets, with their unique folding wingtips pulled up, are parked nose to tail on an unused runway at Paine Field, near Boeing's massive production facility, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Sean Sanderson trims excess fat off a New York cut of Wagyu at EC Wilson Meats on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

$100 a steak at Costco? Japanese Wagyu cows sure are pricey

The highly marbled steaks melt like butter and are rich in flavor. And now the masses can enjoy them.

Sean Sanderson trims excess fat off a New York cut of Wagyu at EC Wilson Meats on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Thousands in county qualify for housing help — but don’t get it

Meanwhile, skyrocketing rent and real estate prices have made it impossible for many residents to afford a home here.

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Clockwise from top left: Mill Creek Fire Station 76 (Mill Creek Fire Department); Liberty Elementary School (Marysville School District); Sultan schools Superintendent Dan Chaplik (right) and mechanic Dan Erdman in the bus barn (Olivia Vanni / The Herald); Cascade Elementary School (Marysville School District); Lakewood High School locker room (Olivia Vanni / The Herald); Granite Falls High School (Granite Falls School District).

School levies failing in Marysville, Stanwood-Camano, Lakewood

Granite Falls and Sultan were passing their levies. And in Mill Creek, voters approved joining South County Fire.

Clockwise from top left: Mill Creek Fire Station 76 (Mill Creek Fire Department); Liberty Elementary School (Marysville School District); Sultan schools Superintendent Dan Chaplik (right) and mechanic Dan Erdman in the bus barn (Olivia Vanni / The Herald); Cascade Elementary School (Marysville School District); Lakewood High School locker room (Olivia Vanni / The Herald); Granite Falls High School (Granite Falls School District).
Lake Stevens Middle School (Lake Stevens School District)

A concerning post by a Lake Stevens student leads to toy gun

A social media post prompted a police response. Officers found no sign of immediate danger.

Lake Stevens Middle School (Lake Stevens School District)