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To prepare for summer, firefighters simulate Lake Stevens water rescue
It was a joint exercise between different fire and police agencies. Three fake victims were pulled from the water.
Everett Community College president set for $281K salary
Chemene Crawford has been hired as the college’s next president to oversee some 800 employees and 15,000 students.
Police: Mom accused of infant’s fentanyl death kept drug in purse
The mother lost custody of two other kids in 2019. She routinely smoked in the same bed her new baby slept in, a search warrant says.
Baker Heights pitch: Mixed-income tenants, ‘transformation’ of Delta area
Units could be market rate on top floors of 12-story buildings at the Everett Housing Authority project, now pressing on to environmental review.
Everett librarian on 60-mile bike commute: ‘Totally rational behavior’
Phillip Buffington, 54, pedals from Capitol Hill in Seattle to Everett Public Library. It sure beats driving, he says.
Arlington nixes $3,500 in security fees for Pride event
The city will classify it as “a First Amendment event.” Meanwhile, organizers have seen more pushback against local drag performances.
Motorcyclist identified in Everett fatal crash
Larry V. Popach, 18, collided with another car Saturday at the intersection of Gibson Road and Admiralty Way.
WA lawmakers punt hunt for major airport site far into the future
After backlash from communities at shortlisted sites in Pierce, Thurston and King counties, four “greenfield” sites are now off the table.
After 2 mistrials, woman turns down plea deal in Lynnwood killing
Shayla Baylor, 28, fatally stabbed Greg McKnight outside a Fred Meyer, but claimed it was justifiable. Two trials ended in hung juries.
DNA identifies South Whidbey Harbor remains as Port Townsend man
A missing person case in Langley that is nearly a decade old has finally, it seems, come to a close.
For those who lived through addiction, a split on whether jail can help
State lawmakers convene Tuesday aiming to write a new law against drug possession. In Everett, it’s a thorny and complicated debate.
Giving food, supplies, water in protest of Everett ‘no sit, no lie’ law
People gathered Sunday at Clark Park to protest the ban targeting homeless people on city property near designated service providers.
Guilty: Jury convicts Baker of double murder in Everett shootings
After three weeks of testimony, Shayne Baker was found guilty of two murders, two assaults with a firearm and other counts.
Everett nears temperature record amid freakish May heat wave
Seeking to beat the heat, people flock to cool attractions such as the Forest Park water playground, which opened early.
Rucker Ave. bacon-shakin’ sign romance is heating up: hotel date is Friday
Camp Fire gave the Totem and Pacific Stone owners $100 tickets to its dinner and auction fundraiser.
Snohomish County vital statistics
Marriage licenses, dissolutions and deaths.
Want to run for office? Candidate filing week is May 15 to 19
Among the many positions with contested races this year: Snohomish County sheriff, Everett City Council and Edmonds mayor.
Diced onions, a pandemic casualty, are back at Costco food court
You have to ask for onions in Lake Stevens. For some, it’s a much bigger deal than a single-use cup. It’s a reminder of a pre-pandemic world.
For Everett’s electric unicyclists, it’s all about balance
“Two years ago, people looked at you like you were an alien,” said Jeff Smith, an electric unicycle rider who lives in Marysville.
Survivor: ‘Give somebody back their life’ by knowing signs of a stroke
At an Everett hospital at age 23, Jenae Goldfinch got a headache unlike any other — and a crash course in how to survive a stroke.