Everett

Online heroin and meth dealer had a 4.94 rating, 1,650 sales

Todd Peterman-Dishion of Everett, let go by Boeing and addicted, turned to dark internet commerce.

2 Everett cold weather shelters at capacity as snow moves in

A winter storm watch predicted chilly temps and inches of snow around Puget Sound through the weekend.

An aerial photo shows the former property of the Kimberly-Clark paper mill on the Everett waterfront. The parking lots at upper left are being sold to an Everett developer. (Port of Everett) 20210210

Port sells ex-mill parking lots to developer for $3.6M

City of Everett code allows Williams Investment to build three-story and four-story apartment buildings.

An aerial photo shows the former property of the Kimberly-Clark paper mill on the Everett waterfront. The parking lots at upper left are being sold to an Everett developer. (Port of Everett) 20210210
Principal Blythe Young, whose school will start a dual-language program this fall, at Emerson Elementary on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Emerson kindergartners will start on path to being bilingual

An optional dual-language Spanish immersion program will be a first in the Everett School District.

Principal Blythe Young, whose school will start a dual-language program this fall, at Emerson Elementary on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snow accumulations from Thursday morning through early Friday morning. This does not include totals for the next system arriving Friday night into Saturday. More will be on the way. (National Weather Service Seattle)

Baby, it’s going to get cold — and snowy? — out there

Below-freezing temps are expected the next few days. Odds are good that Snohomish County will get snow.

Snow accumulations from Thursday morning through early Friday morning. This does not include totals for the next system arriving Friday night into Saturday. More will be on the way. (National Weather Service Seattle)

Everett man accused of spying on students was longtime coach

Patrick Kunz, suspected of voyeurism, volunteered at Leading Edge Gymnastics Academy for five years.

Alex Elkin

Laugh it up with 8 comedians at virtual comedy festival

The Angel of the Winds Arena will host the Saving Our Jobs Virtual Comedy Festival on Feb. 14.

Alex Elkin
Police say a driver traveling the wrong way on I-5 in Everett struck another vehicle head on. (Washington State Patrol)

Wrong-way I-5 driver may have had medical issue before crash

The driver was driven in the wrong direction on northbound I-5 and hit another vehicle head-on.

Police say a driver traveling the wrong way on I-5 in Everett struck another vehicle head on. (Washington State Patrol)
A couple walks around Harborview Park as the  Seaspan Brilliance, a 1,105-foot cargo ship, moors near the Port of Everett on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  The ship is moored until it can offload its cargo in Vancouver, B.C. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Amid import delays, Everett hosts 1,100-foot container ship

The Seaspan Brilliance has been anchored in Port Gardner for over a week. The ship is bound for Canada.

A couple walks around Harborview Park as the  Seaspan Brilliance, a 1,105-foot cargo ship, moors near the Port of Everett on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  The ship is moored until it can offload its cargo in Vancouver, B.C. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Snow fell (but didn’t stick) in Everett, and more is forecast

A cold front headed for the Northwest is expected to bring the lowest temperatures of the winter.

Snohomish County hopes to repurpose existing buildings at McCollum Park into a processing and distribution center and a commercial kitchen for farmers to use. County Agriculture Coordinator Linda Neunzig at McCollum Park on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  “If you and I have blueberries and we have a big order from a big institution and we only have enough if we package and deliver them together as one order, we as smaller farmers could meet that order,” Neunzig said.
Producers can also use the center to combine forces and outsource delivery, lowering cost and reducing time away from the farm. “It opens up a market,” Neunzig said.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Snohomish County hopes to repurpose existing buildings at McCollum Park into a processing and distribution center and a commercial kitchen for farmers to use. County Agriculture Coordinator Linda Neunzig at McCollum Park on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  “If you and I have blueberries and we have a big order from a big institution and we only have enough if we package and deliver them together as one order, we as smaller farmers could meet that order,” Neunzig said.
Producers can also use the center to combine forces and outsource delivery, lowering cost and reducing time away from the farm. “It opens up a market,” Neunzig said.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett fire inspector caught in fraud, forced to resign

Chad Harris was a holdover from a Fire Marshal’s Office where inspectors were rumored to take midday naps. Then he got new bosses.

Everett's Marisol and Hector Flores were blessed with twin daughters, Hadassah (left) and Tabitha, during the pandemic year. (Courtesy Marisol Flores)

Faith overcame fear for these grateful new parents of twins

After 12 years of marriage, pregnancy was a surprise. Friends and family have helped in the midst of the pandemic.

Everett's Marisol and Hector Flores were blessed with twin daughters, Hadassah (left) and Tabitha, during the pandemic year. (Courtesy Marisol Flores)
Rachel Recker works on a bowl at one of her pottery wheel stations at her new pottery studio, Salish Sea Ceramics, on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A new pottery studio opens in downtown Everett

Salish Sea Ceramic Studio on Hewitt Avenue offers classes, clay, inspiration and plenty of light.

Rachel Recker works on a bowl at one of her pottery wheel stations at her new pottery studio, Salish Sea Ceramics, on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Planning commissioner vindicated following ethics complaint

Two critics said Merle Ash profited from his public role. A Snohomish County ethics commission disagreed.

Weatherstripping is installed Thursday afternoon at Pallet in Everett on January 21, 2020. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

‘Pallet’ village for Everett’s homeless could open in June

The Everett City Council must still vote on the project’s components, including a “no-sit, no-lie” ordinance.

Weatherstripping is installed Thursday afternoon at Pallet in Everett on January 21, 2020. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)
Diane Symms, right, has been the owner and CEO of Lombardi's Italian Restaurants for more than three decades. Now in her 70s, she's slowly turning the reins over to her daughter, Kerri Lonergan-Dreke.Shot on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Frustrated restaurateur reflects on transformative pandemic

Lombardi’s owner Kerri Lonergan-Dreke is unhappy with government but is coping with the changes COVID brought.

Diane Symms, right, has been the owner and CEO of Lombardi's Italian Restaurants for more than three decades. Now in her 70s, she's slowly turning the reins over to her daughter, Kerri Lonergan-Dreke.Shot on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
People walk into the new Boeing Activity Center COVID-19 vaccination site on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Indoor vaccination commences at Boeing Activity Center

It’s the fourth mass vaccination clinic in Snohomish County and can administer 10,000 shots per week.

People walk into the new Boeing Activity Center COVID-19 vaccination site on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Two people were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after the sedan they were in crashed into a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon on SE Everett Mall Way. (Everett Police Department)

Test drive leads to crash in Everett; 2 seriously injured

A woman allegedly drove recklessly. She and her passenger, a dealership employee, were hospitalized.

Two people were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after the sedan they were in crashed into a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon on SE Everett Mall Way. (Everett Police Department)
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Trees tower above a group from Everett's YMCA as they hike along a trail at Forest Park in Everett on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

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Everett considers revenue-generating leases of city property

A ropes course at Forest Park is just one public-private proposal under consideration.

Ian Terry / The Herald

Trees tower above a group from Everett's YMCA as they hike along a trail at Forest Park in Everett on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

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