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Britney Barber, owner of Everett Improv. Barber performs a shows based on cuttings from The Everett Herald. Photographed in Everett, Washington on May 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Cut this paper up and have a laugh at Everett Improv

The troupe’s new recurring “Boozie Newzie” show is based off clippings from The Daily Herald. Meta, dude.

 

A tiny homes program that opened in early July began with each unit claimed and a wait list of 60. Here Patrick Diller, head of community partnerships for Pallet, discusses the Pallet Shelter Pilot Project on June 29, 2021 in Everett. (Katie Hayes / Herald file)

Everett marks $2.7 million in federal funds for homeless housing

With the American Rescue Plan money, the city’s small housing program for unsheltered people could expand to three sites.

 

Svetlana Kravchenko appears in court for her sentencing Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett woman gets community service in 2019 fatal hit-and-run

Svetlana Kravchenko was required to stay at the scene after hitting and killing Te Nguyen, 83. Instead, she went home.

 

WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Free coffee will be back soon at Smokey Point rest areas

Everett’s Silver Lake rest area for southbound I-5 drivers remains closed while WSDOT works on the facility.

WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Pro skateboarding competition coming to Everett in August

Street League Skateboarding’s championship tour will be at Angel of the Winds arena for two days.

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The Everett Music Initiative team, (from left) Ryan Crowther, Nate Feaster and Michael Hannon. (Everett Music Initiative)

As Everett Music Initiative turns 10, downtown no longer a ‘ghost town’

The group will celebrate its birthday Thursday night with a party to kick off the eighth Fisherman’s Village Music Fest.

The Everett Music Initiative team, (from left) Ryan Crowther, Nate Feaster and Michael Hannon. (Everett Music Initiative)
(Herald map with art from Getty Images)

Be it soul or punk or ‘southern-fried rock-n-roll,’ this fest has it all

Yes, Digable Planets will be at Everett’s Fisherman’s Village fest, but here’s a peek at some acts you might not know.

(Herald map with art from Getty Images)
Rotary Club of Everett awarded $281,500 in scholarships to 58 students from Cascade, Everett and Jackson high schools, as well as Everett Community College. (Rotary Club of Everett)

Everett students get $281,500 in Rotary scholarships

Scholarships from $500 to $25,000 went to 58 students in the Everett School District and Everett Community College.

Rotary Club of Everett awarded $281,500 in scholarships to 58 students from Cascade, Everett and Jackson high schools, as well as Everett Community College. (Rotary Club of Everett)
Jeremy DeBardi of Steel Beans in the nostalgic alleyway behind Tony V’s on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Local bands prep ‘fermented’ and ‘avant-garde’ tunes for Fisherman’s Fest

“My heart just bleeds for this (expletive) town,” said Jeremy DeBardi, of the Everett multi-genre supergroup Steel Beans.

Jeremy DeBardi of Steel Beans in the nostalgic alleyway behind Tony V’s on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Your guide to Everett’s food truck bonanza at Fisherman’s Village

Thirteen food trucks are there to feed you at the musical festival this week in downtown Everett. Here’s a rundown.

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$1 million bail for Everett ampm shooting suspect

The suspect, 36, is accused of shooting an acquaintance Monday, dumping the gun in a dumpster and fleeing from police.

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Nonprofit offers free mental wellness event for local teens

The Saturday gathering at EvCC, sponsored by Leadership Launch, is for teens in eighth grade through college.

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Sam Bowles records the run off the water from a chalk drawing with friend and co-artist, Rhyanna Mercer, Tuesday afternoon in Everett, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson High’s global TikTok star is chalk full of ideas

Sam Bowles, 18, uses vibrant videos and social media fame to raise awareness of autism.

Sam Bowles records the run off the water from a chalk drawing with friend and co-artist, Rhyanna Mercer, Tuesday afternoon in Everett, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mandy Jeffcott and Aaron King explore the area beneath a highway underpass while conducting a PIT count Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Snohomish County homelessness rose to 10-year high, count shows

Data released Monday confirmed what advocates suspected: The local homeless population grew amid the pandemic.

Mandy Jeffcott and Aaron King explore the area beneath a highway underpass while conducting a PIT count Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office released this redacted photo of a suspect in connection with a shooting after he was taken into custody Monday. (Snohomish County Sheriff)

1 shot, 1 arrested after gunfire on 164th south of Everett

Sheriff’s deputies were investigating what led to the shooting around 11:40 a.m. near I-5.

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office released this redacted photo of a suspect in connection with a shooting after he was taken into custody Monday. (Snohomish County Sheriff)

Highway 529 bridge struck by semi, causing major backups

A bridge closure led to big congestion on I-5. It was unknown how soon the bridge could reopen.

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‘Prepper’ arrested in Everett after grenade, explosives found

The suspect was described as “anti-government,” police wrote. He remained in custody Monday.

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State Rep. April Berg will resign from Everett School Board

The Mill Creek Democrat will step down June 1. Meanwhile, she filed Monday for re-election to the state House.

Juan Luna, left, and Jeff Austin tune up bicycles to be donated Tuesday afternoon at Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop in Everett, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Afghanistan, Ukraine refugees get bikes, bus passes and rides

One nonprofit needs volunteers to repair 40 kids bikes for refugees. Another agency could use cash gift cards.

Juan Luna, left, and Jeff Austin tune up bicycles to be donated Tuesday afternoon at Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop in Everett, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Water heaters that are not up to code are visible from the hallway on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Even after housing ‘nightmare,’ new tenants pay more at Grand Apartments

Dimension, a real estate company, bullied longtime tenants and ignored urgent requests for repairs, former residents said.

Water heaters that are not up to code are visible from the hallway on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)