Everett

With the help of family, Daniel Fletcher is raising 4-year-old Harrison. And it appears he has the right stuff. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘We honor her memory,’ says widowed father raising little boy

Emily Fletcher lived with cerebral palsy and battled brain cancer. Her husband’s focus is their son.

 

Everett base helps develop water filter for Navy warships

The device separates seawater and oil from gas tanks. It saves about $65,000 each time it’s used.

 

Girl, 10, invents shampoo bottle that doesn’t waste a drop

Callia Park won Best of Show in Invent Washington and is headed to the nationals. Patent pending.

 

Extra cops will be looking for stoned drivers on Saturday

The event coincides with “420” day — an annual celebration of marijuana use.

The hunt is on. Easter is near and so are the eggs

Communities across Snohomish County have scheduled activities for the holiday weekend.

Faith Calendar

SERVICES, EVENTS Easter services: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Arlington, 615 E Highland Drive, has announced its Easter services. On April 21, there will be… Continue reading

Providence looks to open new psychiatric unit in Everett

The state’s capital budget could provide the hospital millions of dollars for the 24-bed facility.

The poor and homeless are not what you think they are

The Everett Gospel Mission wants to challenge assumptions that stigmatize people.

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections’ Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or… Continue reading

Downed power lines aren’t something to mess with

A demonstration showed what 2,300 volts of electricity can do to a hot dog Wednesday.

Man sentenced for his 28th felony — criminal impersonation

David Elmer, 46, of Everett, was already serving time for a wild car chase.

Former Everett mayor injured, wife killed in rollover crash

Frank and Ramona Anderson were married 60 years. She was a medical assistant at The Everett Clinic.

‘The Dope Show’ returns to Everett to showcase cannabis comedy

Comedians will perform sober, get high, then perform again at the event held on (when else?) 4-20.

Pollution prompts state to restrict shellfish harvesting

Part of Port Susan — the bay east of Camano Island — is closed, and other areas are deemed threatened.

100 women x $100 donations = $10,000 to make a difference

The 100 Women Who Care movement has a new local chapter and money to give to a nonprofit.

Premera Blue Cross volunteer Jaimie Powell uses her cell phone light to look for a hole in a desk, as she and Michelle Rosenblad assemble furniture at the new Cocoon House on Colby Avenue on April 10. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett gets 40 new beds for at-risk youth and young adults

Cocoon House will open a new services and housing center on Colby Avenue on Friday.

Premera Blue Cross volunteer Jaimie Powell uses her cell phone light to look for a hole in a desk, as she and Michelle Rosenblad assemble furniture at the new Cocoon House on Colby Avenue on April 10. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Dozens of relatives and friends gathered Monday to wish LaVerne Bunney a happy 110th birthday at Brookdale Arbor Place in Everett. Her grandson, Doug Ware, watches Gideon Oravetz, 7, and Oden Roehl, 3, help blow out candles. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘Pretty amazing’ LaVerne Bunney parties on her 110th birthday

She was born in North Dakota in 1909. Surrounded by family on her special day, she keeps on smiling.

Dozens of relatives and friends gathered Monday to wish LaVerne Bunney a happy 110th birthday at Brookdale Arbor Place in Everett. Her grandson, Doug Ware, watches Gideon Oravetz, 7, and Oden Roehl, 3, help blow out candles. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

After years of easy riding, gas prices going up

The jump — 38 cents in a month — owes to refinery maintenance and geopolitics, one industry expert says.

They want to lead EvCC and will be here soon to tell you why

The three finalists are coming to town for interviews and forums, on campus and in the community.

At 84 years and 155 pounds, he’s hardly He-Man and yet he is

Roger Sweet of Lake Stevens had a hand in creating the 1980s Masters of the Universe series.