Everett

A man died after he was found with gunshot wounds Saturday in downtown Everett. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

Man dead after shooting in downtown Everett

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was found near California Street and Rockefeller Avenue.

 

Steve Fox, an amateur historian and member of the Everett Historical Commission, outside the restored Everett Fire Department building on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A look at Everett history through firefighting

“Everett was a lumber town, a mill town, and that wood burns,” Historic Everett calendar author Steve Fox said.

 

Shawneri Guzman, center, who was named Washington's Fire Educator of the Year and her team of Community Resource firefighter paramedics Janette Anderson, left, and Captain Nicole Picknell, right, at the Lynnwood Fire Station on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A pandemic playbook, used nationally, was made in Snohomish County

South County Fire helped transport “patient zero.” Their COVID manual has helped departments far and wide.

 

Charges: Everett ID thief tried to buy wheels, speakers, more

The man, 33, was charged this week with 10 counts of identity theft in Snohomish County Superior Court.

Rear Adm. Christopher Sweeney, commander of Puget Sound-based Carrier Strike Group 11, in Bremerton on Nov. 23, 2021. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin McTaggart)

From Everett, this rear admiral commands a Navy strike group

Christopher Sweeney leads Carrier Strike Group 11, a force of aircraft and ships stretching from here to San Diego.

Rear Adm. Christopher Sweeney, commander of Puget Sound-based Carrier Strike Group 11, in Bremerton on Nov. 23, 2021. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin McTaggart)
A fatal crash prompted closure of West Mukilteo Boulevard between Forest Park and Dogwood Drive Friday afternoon. (Everett Police Department) 20211126

2 dead, 1 injured in T-bone crash in Everett

The two people who died are believed to be in their 80s. Police don’t suspect alcohol, drugs or speed played a role.

A fatal crash prompted closure of West Mukilteo Boulevard between Forest Park and Dogwood Drive Friday afternoon. (Everett Police Department) 20211126
The Pacific Ice rink under construction at Port of Everett on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Port of Everett unveils seasonal ice rink on the waterfront

The outdoor rink will be open through the end of January. The port plans for it to return annually.

The Pacific Ice rink under construction at Port of Everett on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Kyle Wheeler listens as he is convicted of second-degree manslaughter in Snpohomish County Superior Court on Thursday August 12, 2021 in Everett, Wash. ( Ellen Dennis /The Herald)

When killer skipped prison date, family’s mourning turned to fear

A judge sentenced Kyle Wheeler for killing an Everett man, Charles Hatem, then freed him on a promise to report to prison.

Kyle Wheeler listens as he is convicted of second-degree manslaughter in Snpohomish County Superior Court on Thursday August 12, 2021 in Everett, Wash. ( Ellen Dennis /The Herald)

No arrests after pedestrian struck, killed by car in Everett

It was dark and rainy when Vadim Pikovets crossed Evergreen Way. Police were still investigating Tuesday.

After 3½ years, international fugitive jailed in Everett

Hussein Ali was set to be sentenced for child molestation in 2018. The victim’s family is relieved to know he’s back.

Homes in The Point subdivision border the construction of the Go East Corp. landfill on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mudslide briefly stalls housing project at former Everett landfill

The slide buried two excavators in September. Work has resumed to make room for nearly 100 new houses.

Homes in The Point subdivision border the construction of the Go East Corp. landfill on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Alternatives for the West Alderwood light rail station. (Sound Transit)

Where should Everett Link light rail line and stations go?

East or west of I-5? How close to Alderwood mall, Boeing or Paine Field? Sound Transit wants input.

Alternatives for the West Alderwood light rail station. (Sound Transit)
Rocks and dirt spilled onto U.S. 2 trestle just east of I-5 after a two-vehicle collision on Saturday, November 20, 2021. (Washington State Patrol)

Dump truck rolls over, spills, blocks traffic on U.S. 2 near Everett

Eastbound lanes were closed for two hours as dirt and rocks were cleaned up. No one was hurt in the two-vehicle crash.

Rocks and dirt spilled onto U.S. 2 trestle just east of I-5 after a two-vehicle collision on Saturday, November 20, 2021. (Washington State Patrol)
The Phil Johnson Ballfields next to a large piece of undeveloped property that was the formerly the cement company, CEMEX, on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New construction fee approved to help fund Everett parks

The City Council unanimously voted for a parks impact fee of $941 per bedroom on new housing.

The Phil Johnson Ballfields next to a large piece of undeveloped property that was the formerly the cement company, CEMEX, on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Dylan Blaney, 3, talks with Santa about what she wants for Christmas at the Santa Magic experience at Alderwood Mall on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Vaxxed and sanitized, Santa is no longer behind plexiglass

Local malls say he’s ready for a normal holiday, with kids on his knee. Want to stay ho-ho-home? Long-distance options remain.

Dylan Blaney, 3, talks with Santa about what she wants for Christmas at the Santa Magic experience at Alderwood Mall on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Northbound view of Evergreen Way at Casino Rd on Wednesday afternoon in Everett on November 17, 2021.    (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett considers red light cameras, mostly south of 41st

Councilmembers voted 5-1 in favor of a long-stalled project. The dissenting voice, Liz Vogeli, has equity concerns.

Northbound view of Evergreen Way at Casino Rd on Wednesday afternoon in Everett on November 17, 2021.    (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A final environmental cleanup is set to begin next year at the ExxonMobil and ADC properties, neighboring the Port of Everett. Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Port of Everett to get $350K for its costs in soil clean-up

The end is finally in sight for a project to scrub petroleum from two waterfront parcels, owned by ExxonMobil and ADC.

A final environmental cleanup is set to begin next year at the ExxonMobil and ADC properties, neighboring the Port of Everett. Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Ecology.
Frank Walton sits with his attorney before the start of his trial on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett tenant convicted of murder in landlord’s killing

Howard Benzel was remembered as a dedicated father. A Snohomish County jury found Frank Walton guilty of his murder.

Frank Walton sits with his attorney before the start of his trial on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A car drives by Everett Station where Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin's proposal for its ARPA funds includes funding a child care center at station. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald) 20211118

Shelters, child care in Franklin’s plan for $20.6M of federal relief

The Everett mayor called for a dramatic increase in shelter funding via the American Rescue Plan Act.

A car drives by Everett Station where Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin's proposal for its ARPA funds includes funding a child care center at station. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald) 20211118
Algeria Canales, a sister of Alisha Canales-McGuire, becomes emotional while speaking with deputy prosecutor Jarett Goodkin, after the jury found Kevin Lewis guilty of first-degree murder Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jury: Lynnwood man guilty in botched murder-for-hire

After weeks of testimony, a jury needed one afternoon to convict Kevin Lewis of aggravated murder of Alisha Canales-McGuire.

Algeria Canales, a sister of Alisha Canales-McGuire, becomes emotional while speaking with deputy prosecutor Jarett Goodkin, after the jury found Kevin Lewis guilty of first-degree murder Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)