Julie Muhlstein

Students at Riverview Elementary in Snohomish, (from left) Kalista Nguyen, Cade Yoder, Keagan Ard and Izzy Clare explain Wednesday how they used Story Maker technology to help make an animated movie, “The WonderGrove Wizard of Oz.” The project was part of their work in teacher Kimberlee Spaetig-Peterson’s class. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish students are filmmakers who animated update of ‘Oz’

Terry Thoren, former “Rugrats” producer, brings technology to classrooms.

Students at Riverview Elementary in Snohomish, (from left) Kalista Nguyen, Cade Yoder, Keagan Ard and Izzy Clare explain Wednesday how they used Story Maker technology to help make an animated movie, “The WonderGrove Wizard of Oz.” The project was part of their work in teacher Kimberlee Spaetig-Peterson’s class. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Fernando Moratalla, a U.S. Marine veteran, hugs Myra Rintamaki at the Veterans Resource Center at Edmonds Community College Tuesday. Rintamaki is a Gold Star Mother whose Marine Corps son Steven was killed in Iraq in 2004. Moratalla is an immigrant from Venezuela. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

EdCC will honor immigrants who served their chosen country

Veterans event will also celebrate 10th anniversary of “Boots to Books and Beyond” monument on campus.

Fernando Moratalla, a U.S. Marine veteran, hugs Myra Rintamaki at the Veterans Resource Center at Edmonds Community College Tuesday. Rintamaki is a Gold Star Mother whose Marine Corps son Steven was killed in Iraq in 2004. Moratalla is an immigrant from Venezuela. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Everett’s antique bookmobile, Pegasus, is stored in a massive building just south of Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake. Ruben Sanchez (left) and Doug Acheson, both with the city, look over the 1924-1929 customized Ford. It may eventually be on display at the Everett Museum of History. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Wild ride of bookmobile Pegasus could end in place of honor

Everett Museum of History hopes for a long-term loan of the city library’s 1924-1929 customized Ford.

Everett’s antique bookmobile, Pegasus, is stored in a massive building just south of Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake. Ruben Sanchez (left) and Doug Acheson, both with the city, look over the 1924-1929 customized Ford. It may eventually be on display at the Everett Museum of History. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Jack Simmons, owner and manager of Burgermaster on Evergreen Way in Everett, is closing the restaurant. He has been in the restaurant business nearly 40 years. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Burgermaster’s regulars will miss more than its classic menu

With the sale of restaurant’s property on Evergreen Way, a MOD Pizza outlet is coming to Everett.

Jack Simmons, owner and manager of Burgermaster on Evergreen Way in Everett, is closing the restaurant. He has been in the restaurant business nearly 40 years. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Harrowing to happy scenes, haunts are all set for Halloween

To unnerve and delight trick-or-treaters, Everett neighborhoods go way beyond pumpkins on porches.

Relaxing on a comfortable couch near their living ficus tree, Bob and Jeanne Van Winkle share laughter while talking about their life in the furniture business. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Sweethearts and co-workers, Van Winkles closing their store

Building is sold, but furniture is still on sale at couple’s Hewitt Avenue shop in downtown Everett.

Relaxing on a comfortable couch near their living ficus tree, Bob and Jeanne Van Winkle share laughter while talking about their life in the furniture business. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Danita Lott, 47, talks about the help and community she found at the Everett Recovery Cafe after struggling with addiction for decades. The cafe will host a fundraiser Nov. 9. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Dishing up more than soup, cafe helped addict find new life

Everett Recovery Cafe members to share their experiences at fundraiser aimed at renovating new site.

Danita Lott, 47, talks about the help and community she found at the Everett Recovery Cafe after struggling with addiction for decades. The cafe will host a fundraiser Nov. 9. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Onstage and off, Laura Shriner was the theater’s bright light

Historic Everett Theatre manager’s wife died during Vegas trip. A popular actor, she ran box office.

Covenant Art Glass owners Stan and Colleen Price plan to retire at year’s end after being in business since 1979. Stan Price’s glass pieces will be on sale in November at their Everett shop. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Glass artist is saying goodbye, but first a whale of a sale

After 40 years running Covenant Art Glass, Stan and Colleen Price plan to retire in Wenatchee area.

Covenant Art Glass owners Stan and Colleen Price plan to retire at year’s end after being in business since 1979. Stan Price’s glass pieces will be on sale in November at their Everett shop. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Simulation education specialist Carrie Brood, of WSU’s medical school, holds a high-fidelity mannequin used for simulated patient care in the Range Health mobile unit displayed in Everett on Thursday. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Rolling clinic linked to WSU medical school comes to Everett

Range Health, a nonprofit, is supported by donation from Othello cattle rancher who died last year.

Simulation education specialist Carrie Brood, of WSU’s medical school, holds a high-fidelity mannequin used for simulated patient care in the Range Health mobile unit displayed in Everett on Thursday. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Public gender-neutral restrooms are open for business

With high-walled locking stalls, privacy is protected. And traditional options are still available.

Norwegian born artist Inger Hutton became a U.S. Citizen last month after living about three decades in Everett. She decided it was time she became a voter. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

After decades in Everett, it was time to be a U.S. citizen

Artist Inger Hutton, who once co-owned local farmers market, looks forward to casting her first vote.

Norwegian born artist Inger Hutton became a U.S. Citizen last month after living about three decades in Everett. She decided it was time she became a voter. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Bothell’s Susan Zahler, 59, and her daughter Alicia Lochrie, 33, (right) survived the Las Vegas shooting rampage that killed 58 people at a country-music festival on Oct. 1, 2017. The women have struggled with the aftereffects of what they saw, heard and survived. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘Too many triggers’ bring back the horror of Vegas shootings

Bothell woman and daughter survived 2017 country-music festival rampage, but live with aftereffects.

Bothell’s Susan Zahler, 59, and her daughter Alicia Lochrie, 33, (right) survived the Las Vegas shooting rampage that killed 58 people at a country-music festival on Oct. 1, 2017. The women have struggled with the aftereffects of what they saw, heard and survived. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Tim Knopf, 60, with his wife, Jackie, has lived in Everett since 1978. He recalled years of efforts by the late Drew Nielsen to bring a pedestrian bridge to the waterfront. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Wowed by footbridge, onlookers share memories of waterfront

Everett’s pedestrian span has been a dream for decades. Some recall when millworkers took the stairs.

Tim Knopf, 60, with his wife, Jackie, has lived in Everett since 1978. He recalled years of efforts by the late Drew Nielsen to bring a pedestrian bridge to the waterfront. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
A window in Saint Joseph’s House was made with pieces of broken glass and placed over the existing window by the clothing bank’s founder, Lenora Bruce. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Saint Joseph’s House has clothed people in need since 2006

Lenora Bruce, a single mother of six whose family was once helped, founded the Marysville nonprofit.

A window in Saint Joseph’s House was made with pieces of broken glass and placed over the existing window by the clothing bank’s founder, Lenora Bruce. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Everett’s LaVerne Bunney, who celebrated her 110th birthday with her big family in April, died Sept. 16. “What a good example she was,” her daughter said. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

In her 110 years, LaVerne Bunney ‘had an incredible life’

Born in North Dakota in 1909, Everett woman celebrated in April with generations of family members.

Everett’s LaVerne Bunney, who celebrated her 110th birthday with her big family in April, died Sept. 16. “What a good example she was,” her daughter said. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Everett Community College is introducing a new Trojan design as the college’s symbol of student spirit and athletics. The design incorporates the Feather Star, EvCC’s official logo, in the Trojan’s cape. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

New EvCC Trojan: The makeover incorporates symbol of rebirth

College keeps Feather Star, an image of sculpture that survived fatal ’87 fire, as its official logo.

Everett Community College is introducing a new Trojan design as the college’s symbol of student spirit and athletics. The design incorporates the Feather Star, EvCC’s official logo, in the Trojan’s cape. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
A “Home of the Falcons” painting still graces the bricks high on a wall at one end of the Everett Y’s 1920s gym. Long ago, the Falcons were YMCA basketball teams. From left Gael Gebow, Kristy Kentch and Zac Jagow, all Y staff members, look down on the vintage gymnasium from a wooden running track. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Celebrate Y’s past, ghost or no ghost, and usher in future

Contents of 1920 YMCA time capsule to be revealed before walk from downtown to new building on Colby.

A “Home of the Falcons” painting still graces the bricks high on a wall at one end of the Everett Y’s 1920s gym. Long ago, the Falcons were YMCA basketball teams. From left Gael Gebow, Kristy Kentch and Zac Jagow, all Y staff members, look down on the vintage gymnasium from a wooden running track. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Folksingers Bob Nelson (left) and Bruce Baker perform Tuesday for residents of Sunrise View retirement community in Everett. Nelson and his wife, Judy, recently moved to Sunrise View. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Folk duo’s songs for the ages are a gift for Everett seniors

Bob Nelson, who created musical archive of coffeehouse era, now lives with his wife at Sunrise View.

Folksingers Bob Nelson (left) and Bruce Baker perform Tuesday for residents of Sunrise View retirement community in Everett. Nelson and his wife, Judy, recently moved to Sunrise View. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Myrna Overstreet, a force behind the founding of the Imagine Children’s Museum, is shown here with some of her grandchildren and other kids at the museum’s 2004 opening. From left are Billy Burton, Matt Overstreet, Jake Burton and Caroline Overstreet, with their proud grandma behind Matt. Myrna Overstreet, 82, died Aug. 19. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Myrna Overstreet’s legacy: Imagine Children’s Museum and more

In a life devoted to family and community, she served long and well. Friends remember a caring spirit.

Myrna Overstreet, a force behind the founding of the Imagine Children’s Museum, is shown here with some of her grandchildren and other kids at the museum’s 2004 opening. From left are Billy Burton, Matt Overstreet, Jake Burton and Caroline Overstreet, with their proud grandma behind Matt. Myrna Overstreet, 82, died Aug. 19. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
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