Program coordinator Eric Wollan dares Paula Darrow (right) to eat the whipped cream off her Italian soda like a shark during a group trip from the Everett Senior Center to Contos Pizza & Pasta on Sept. 17 in Lake Stevens. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Sunsets and ice cream: Tips from an Everett trip planner

Eric Wollan, 44, drives the senior center van to destinations around the Puget Sound area.


Jay Weaver of Everett holds tickets he bought Thursday at the Chevron station at Rucker Avenue and 41st Street.
                                “Somebody’s got to win this. Why not me?” he said. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Billion-dollar jackpot is at stake in tonight’s drawing

It would be the biggest payout ever for Mega Millions. If you prefer cash up front, it’s $565 million.


Jared A. Evans helped a friend to rob a man of about $7,000 in casino winnings. The man was shot in the head and did not survive. (Caleb Hutton / Herald file)

One of four defendants pleads guilty in Marysville shooting

Three others are charged with first-degree murder and are facing trial in January.


Rotary honors Everett teens as Students of the Month

The Rotary Club of Everett on Oct. 16 honored three Everett high school students as Rotary Students of the Month. Mariama Darboe, Everett High School,… Continue reading

Overlook at Riverfront is the new housing development in Everett. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

The US Census wants to count you — and put you to work

The government is hiring now for the 2020 tally. Most jobs are home-based with flexible hours.

Overlook at Riverfront is the new housing development in Everett. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

9 arrested in south Snohomish County gang violence response

Five of the men are confirmed gang members. A weapon, stolen vehicle and illegal drugs were confiscated.

Union members vote no confidence in Community Transit CEO

The bus service and workers have been negotiating for two years. A sticking point is driver safety.

Driver, 38, with apparent medical problem dies in I-5 crash

The Bothell man’s car rear-ended an SUV in the carpool lane, the State Patrol said.

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

4 men ID’d as gang members attack man when he arrives home

He was punched and kicked in an apartment complex parking lot and might have suffered a broken arm.

8 local schools named Schools of Distinction

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2018 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

Drink this: Crucible Brewing throws 3rd birthday party

The Everett brewery is celebrating its third anniversary with a birthday bash fit for a 3-year-old.

Man who died while walking on Highway 529 ID’d

Edward A.K. Sheppard was on foot when he was struck by a car on Oct. 13.

Gallery: Skate America in Everett

We’re a major stop in a series of international figure-skating events.

Cookies delivered to your door, even late, in Edmonds, Everett

Midnight Cookie Co. cashes in on the convenience craze through delivery apps.

Locals honored as community ChangeMakers

This year’s Snohomish County ChangeMakers were honored at the annual “Edge of Amazing” Snohomish County Health Summit on Oct. 11 in Tulalip. The Providence Institute… Continue reading

Former rivals are now the stars at Skate America in Everett

Neither thought it would work. Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue now are among the top ice-dancers.

Community loses a giant, 30-year library director Mark Nesse

Everett Public Library’s longest-serving leader was also active in Rotary and served on the school board.

Man, 61, who suddenly gunned down a stranger gets 19 years

Wayne Alpert had mental-health issues. The sentence disappointed family and friends of the victim.

Boeing leases aerospace gallery with lofty improvement plans

The company is expected to invest millions of dollars in the former Future of Flight Aviation Center.