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The Smith Ave homelessness camp Thursday afternoon in Everett on March 11, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Audit: Snohomish County lacks data-driven approach to homeless services

The Washington State Auditor’s Office this month published a 73-page report looking into four local governments across the state.

 

Detonators seized from Jeffrey Carlton's vehicle in Everett in May. (U.S. Attorney's Office)

Man caught with illegal explosives in Everett sentenced to time served

Jeffrey Carlton has had a lifelong interest in explosives. He pleaded guilty to unlawfully owning them.

 

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Pulitzer winner’s new book digs into Snohomish County cold case killings

The Everett library will host a talk with Edward Humes on “The Forever Witness,” about a double murder and pioneering DNA evidence.

 

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1 killed in south Everett crash, shooting

On Friday, police responded to reports of gunfire. They found a man trapped in a rolled vehicle, with an apparent gunshot wound.

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Bird scooters lined up along the intersection of Colby Avenue and Hewitt Avenue in downtown Everett on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Bird scooters removed from Everett bridge overhang

A prankster, or pranksters, lugged the electrified rides to an area not meant for the public on the Grand Avenue Park Bridge.

Bird scooters lined up along the intersection of Colby Avenue and Hewitt Avenue in downtown Everett on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lloyd Richmond listens while the prosecutor questions a witness during his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett landlord, 85, convicted of murder for shooting tenant

Lloyd Richmond was charged in the 2021 killing of Justin Allan, 49. A jury found him guilty Tuesday.

Lloyd Richmond listens while the prosecutor questions a witness during his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald)

Providence responds to critical letter from Everett, county councils

It’s the latest chapter in an ongoing conversation about nurses’ concerns around exhaustion and short staffing at the Everett hospital.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald)
Tom Wunderlich, associate director of aquatic advancement, guides a student in a lesson during a lifeguard academy session on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at the Colby Avenue YMCA in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Swimming for good: Everett YMCA’s lifeguard class uplifts at-risk kids

Teens learn water safety and leadership skills during the course. The training chips away at a history of racial disparities.

Tom Wunderlich, associate director of aquatic advancement, guides a student in a lesson during a lifeguard academy session on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at the Colby Avenue YMCA in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Nigel Lindsey of Revolution by the Barrel adds a sage leaf garnish to his spin on a New York sour while demonstrating his mobile cocktail service Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, at Think Tank Cowork in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Traveling bartender wants to start a ‘Revolution by the Barrel’

Everett mixologist Nigel Lindsey works to hold cocktails to a higher standard.

Nigel Lindsey of Revolution by the Barrel adds a sage leaf garnish to his spin on a New York sour while demonstrating his mobile cocktail service Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, at Think Tank Cowork in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Vicki Clarke, left to right, Brock Howell, Megan Dunn, Liz Vogeli and George Hurst listen while Ed Engel speaks during a press conference for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Advocates call for safer roads, sidewalks across Snohomish County

Several people marked World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Victims at one of the most dangerous roads in the county.

Vicki Clarke, left to right, Brock Howell, Megan Dunn, Liz Vogeli and George Hurst listen while Ed Engel speaks during a press conference for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jeremy DeBardi of Steel Beans plays a tune in his home on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Bare-chested rocker of ‘Steel Beans’ enjoying sudden ride to stardom

Jeremy DeBardi’s solo act — as singer, guitarist, drummer — went viral after 15 years in Everett’s local music scene.

Jeremy DeBardi of Steel Beans plays a tune in his home on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Timothy Gottschalk receives a ShelterSuit from Angel Resource Connection at the Carnegie Resource Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett nonprofit distributes portable winter shelters to homeless

Angel Resource Connection gave away 160 Shelterbags, an all-in-one sleeping bag and shelter, on Wednesday.

Timothy Gottschalk receives a ShelterSuit from Angel Resource Connection at the Carnegie Resource Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Cars park along Madison Street on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Madison Street project in Everett will include bike lanes

Project is scheduled for next summer, and includes removal of center turn lane.

Cars park along Madison Street on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marie Riley, 42, sits in her dining room with a cup of tea Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at her family’s home in North Bend, Washington. Riley was born with tetralogy of fallot, a rare congenital heart condition that has required multiple open-heart surgeries during her lifetime. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Born with heart defect, Boeing worker’s child ‘never knew anything different’

Six years ago, Marie Riley heard about a law firm seeking aerospace workers whose children suffered birth defects — like her.

Marie Riley, 42, sits in her dining room with a cup of tea Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at her family’s home in North Bend, Washington. Riley was born with tetralogy of fallot, a rare congenital heart condition that has required multiple open-heart surgeries during her lifetime. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Curt Hanks designed the new JP Patches Pal license plate that took three tries to get passed in the statehouse. (Submitted photo)

J.P. Patches license plate: Third time proved the charm

It took six years to get a Patches Pal plate through the Legislature. It honors the state’s beloved clown, who lived in Edmonds.

Curt Hanks designed the new JP Patches Pal license plate that took three tries to get passed in the statehouse. (Submitted photo)
The Days Inn on Everett Mall Way, which Snohomish County is set to purchase and convert into emergency housing, is seen Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Snohomish County lacks shelter capacity to participate in state program

Four other counties got funding to house people living along state-owned rights of way. Snohomish County didn’t apply.

The Days Inn on Everett Mall Way, which Snohomish County is set to purchase and convert into emergency housing, is seen Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A Boeing 777 freighter is seen in final assembly at Boeing's Everett Production Facility Wednesday, June 15, 2022 in Everett, Wash. (Jennifer Buchanan/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)

Secret files reveal Boeing doctor warned of toxic risks, birth defects

In 1980, a doctor wrote factory chemicals would cause “life-long chronic illness, cancer and death.” Lawsuits claim his worst fears came true.

A Boeing 777 freighter is seen in final assembly at Boeing's Everett Production Facility Wednesday, June 15, 2022 in Everett, Wash. (Jennifer Buchanan/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)
FILE - The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Boeing is reporting a money-losing quarter as both its civilian-airplane division and the defense business are struggling. Boeing said Wednesday, April 27, 2022,  that it lost $1.24 billion in the first quarter and took large write-downs for several programs.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

A recap of 3 lawsuits over chemical exposure at Boeing plants

Parents believe toxins in company factories caused serious birth defects in their kids.

FILE - The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Boeing is reporting a money-losing quarter as both its civilian-airplane division and the defense business are struggling. Boeing said Wednesday, April 27, 2022,  that it lost $1.24 billion in the first quarter and took large write-downs for several programs.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)
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Tony Rubio (Family photo) 2020

Everett man sentenced in fatal drunk driving crash

Last year, Alejandro Barajas got over nine years for the killing of Paulo Rubio, 56.

Tony Rubio (Family photo) 2020