Everett

New Air Force One will be red, white and blue, Trump says

The present light-blue color scheme on the Everett-built 747s was chosen by President Kennedy.

From left, Kayleen Yonn, 15, Brittany Mendez-Hernandez, 14, and Careana Willis, 15, meet at Walter E. Hall Park where on Saturday they’ll help with Mobile Dental Day. It’s a project of Leadership Launch. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Mobile Dental Day bringing free care and fun to Casino Road

Teenagers involved in Leadership Launch organized an event to serve others in their community.

From left, Kayleen Yonn, 15, Brittany Mendez-Hernandez, 14, and Careana Willis, 15, meet at Walter E. Hall Park where on Saturday they’ll help with Mobile Dental Day. It’s a project of Leadership Launch. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Man dead after being hit by car on highway near Everett

The driver was arrested for DUI at the scene in the early morning hours.

KRKO stops talking sports but will still broadcast games

The Everett station now plays music but will still cover Silvertips, AquaSox and high school games.

Everett Districts Now shelves its own ballot initiative

Instead, the group will campaign for one of the options the City Council is putting before voters.

Police: 4 deputies fired shots at domestic-violence suspect

The man was hit in the leg, then jailed, after allegedly assaulting his wife near Everett.

$2.3M federal grant boosts programs here for homeless youth

At Cocoon House in Everett, a HUD official said the money is a reward for proven success.

Firefighter Travis Smith gets ready to slide down the fire pole at Everett Fire Department Station 1. The pole is the only one remaining at an Everett firehouse. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Stairs are safer but not as cool as Everett’s last fire pole

Video: In the days of horses, poles became common at fire houses. Then along came risk managers.

Firefighter Travis Smith gets ready to slide down the fire pole at Everett Fire Department Station 1. The pole is the only one remaining at an Everett firehouse. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Man arrested after multiple break-ins at Everett businesses

Windows were smashed at the businesses, including a dog-washing outlet and barber shop.

Man wounded in leg after gunfire with deputies near Everett

Deputies responded to a woman being assaulted and threatened with a weapon by her husband.

Ruling pours cold water on jail employees’ free hot meals

The state Public Employment Relations Commission reversed an earlier ruling for union members.

In Everett, anxiety and fear over ongoing health care fight

People with costly conditions told Sen. Maria Cantwell they fear losing insurance without Obamacare.

Two families lose Everett-area homes severely damaged by fire

The houses south of Silver Lake were made uninhabitable after the fire.

Community Transit looking to hire drivers, others

The Swift Green Line is scheduled to open next spring; Blue Line service is growing this fall.

The Alaska Airlines repair and maintenance hangar at Paine Field, built in 1948 and shown here in 1951, now houses the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum. The airline will soon offer commercial flights from the Everett airport. (Ken Knudson / Everett Herald)

Alaska Airlines had hangar at Paine long before new terminal

Retirees recall fixing engines and maintaining airplanes in what’s now Flying Heritage Museum.

The Alaska Airlines repair and maintenance hangar at Paine Field, built in 1948 and shown here in 1951, now houses the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum. The airline will soon offer commercial flights from the Everett airport. (Ken Knudson / Everett Herald)

Badges for Baseball — and for kids

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation teamed up with country music artist Matt Stillwell to bring the LIDS Badges for Baseball tour to Everett on July… Continue reading

Man arrested after series of burglaries in and near Everett

The 21-year-old allegedly robbed 12 businesses, according to police.

A 1918 Craftsman bungalow in north Everett is reborn

When renovating their 100-year-old home, Clinton and Alyssa Seal uncovered history of the first owner.

Early fears over juvenile jail conversion to rehab give way

The county plans to use part of Denney Juvenile Justice Center to treat adults for substance abuse.

Snohomish County is tracking the number of opioid overdoses

Findings are expected to be released July 25. The program was introduced last year.