Julie Muhlstein

Young heart recipient ‘lived every day to the fullest’

Jacob Peterson had it all ahead of him. With a degree from Seattle University and a job lined up, he was primed for a happy,… Continue reading

Everett’s first-ever quilt show set to open this week

They’re part of a needlework tradition passed down through generations, but today’s quilters create contemporary art as well as time-honored patchwork masterpieces. Stunning quilts —… Continue reading

Cascade High students meet at corner of English and history

Those who don’t believe in time travel, or its value, have never met Atsushi Kiuchi, Jamie Ford or Scott Loucks. Fortunate students in an English… Continue reading

Focus is on kindness at annual Human Services Breakfast

It takes kindness, collaboration and money. Those are building blocks for a community that cares. Former Snohomish County Executive Bob Drewel delivered that message Thursday… Continue reading

Today’s political climate stokes woman’s chilling memories

After 53 years, Doris Sinclair hasn’t shaken her memories of barbed wire, dogs and Soviet interrogators, or of the fear that she might not see… Continue reading

Madison fifth-graders selling cookbooks to raise money for camp

Fifth-grader Jaimy Moreno is learning door-to-door sales. With her teacher at Everett’s Madison Elementary School, Jaimy and her classmates have been out selling cookbooks. “Camp,… Continue reading

Snohomish gears up for annual Easter parade, bonnet contest

In a stylish scene from the golden age of Hollywood, Judy Garland walks arm in arm with Fred Astaire to the tune of “Easter Parade.”… Continue reading

Senior citizens hope to bridge generations with card game

They’re competitive. They’re focused. They’re friends. And they’re putting out the welcome mat for more bridge players. Members of the bridge club at Everett’s Carl… Continue reading

Kindness, courage endure 2 years after devastating accident

With a weight lifter’s grimace, Todd Duitsman focused on exercising his arms. Like most everyone else using the Marysville Family YMCA’s fitness equipment Wednesday, he… Continue reading

Oh, how we’ll miss our ‘conversations’ with Forum’s Judyrae

Judyrae Kruse gave Herald readers so much more than homespun recipes. With the Forum, her longtime column, she connected local cooks as Snohomish County neighbors.… Continue reading

Home from war 50 years ago, he met his love and bought a car

Bob Banks needn’t go far to see cherished reminders of April 1967. The Marysville man will mark several 50-year anniversaries this month. On April 11,… Continue reading

David Dilgard, Everett Public Library’s ‘Mr. History,’ retires

Wisecracking comedian Groucho Marx once bought a Studebaker from an Everett dealership. In the 1920s, the Paddock and Fowler car business was on the northeast… Continue reading

Cruzin’ in reverse: Everett car show will return after all

Classic car aficionados learned bad news late last year, but there’s been a turnaround. Shiny hot rods and other vintage rides will cruise downtown Everett… Continue reading

Gonzaga basketball is just the icing on Spokane’s cake

Remember why you left. It was advice from one Spokane native to another. The late Stan Strick, a former executive editor of The Herald and… Continue reading

Photo-collecting Everett woman ‘rescues’ faces of the past

Lorna Donadio doesn’t care about Snapchat or Instagram. The photos tugging at her heartstrings aren’t selfies on Facebook. What interests her are faces from another… Continue reading

Kathryn Trumbull, first woman on county Superior Court, dies

Kay Trumbull was first, but would be far from the last. As the first female Snohomish County Superior Court judge, she forged a path for… Continue reading

Popular TV host had strong ties to Everett

On June 8, 1950, Robert Osborne stood before his graduating class in Everett High School’s auditorium. He delivered a commencement speech titled “Youth Views the… Continue reading

YMCA recruits ‘Love Does’ author to speak at prayer breakfast

Bob Goff has practiced law, opened schools and safe houses for children in far-flung places, and written a best-selling book. Its title, “Love Does,” describes… Continue reading

‘I just want to be me,’ says Lake Stevens transgender teen

As the courts and the Trump administration grapple with transgender rights issues focusing on bathrooms, 19-year-old Neddy DeSalvo is living his life. He wants what… Continue reading

Everett native sailing solo around the world

Andy Stephens was a young Coast Guard veteran, college student and sailboat owner when he noticed something that changed his life. While working at Seattle’s… Continue reading