Everett

Medics take Jeffrey Phebus, the suspect in a fatal shooting, to an ambulance on McDougall Avenue on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington man pleads guilty to murdering estranged wife

Jeffery Phebus, 61, who shot his wife at her workplace in Everett, faces 25 to 31⅔ years in prison.

Medics take Jeffrey Phebus, the suspect in a fatal shooting, to an ambulance on McDougall Avenue on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Alan Edward Dean in about 1993 (left), and in 2020. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

1993 murder suspect sent to mental hospital indefinitely

A judge dismissed the case against Alan Dean, finding him incompetent for trial in the murder of Melissa Lee, 15.

Alan Edward Dean in about 1993 (left), and in 2020. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)

FedEx said to be in talks to take over Dreamlifter center

The air cargo carrier would need federal approval to establish regular service from Paine Field in Everett.

The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)
George Floyd. This is a selfie in the public domain. 20210420

Snohomish County reacts: ‘Justice served’ by guilty verdict

Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty Tuesday in the death of George Floyd.

George Floyd. This is a selfie in the public domain. 20210420
The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)

FedEx nears Paine Field deal as Boeing abandons Dreamlifter

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson called the possibility of new cargo flights “really unfortunate.”

The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)
The beer is flowing again at Snohomish County breweries as COVID-19 restrictions ease. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Drink This: Raise a pint to breweries that survived COVID-19

The Herald’s beer aficionado enjoyed a beer crawl from Everett’s At Large Brewing to 5 Rights in Marysville.

The beer is flowing again at Snohomish County breweries as COVID-19 restrictions ease. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)
With desks stacked away to provide social distance spacing, tenth grader Zendon Bugge attends a World History class during the first day of school for Everett High students on Monday, April 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Students statewide returned to school buildings on Monday

Districts are now required to provide in-person class two days a week for kids through grade 12.

With desks stacked away to provide social distance spacing, tenth grader Zendon Bugge attends a World History class during the first day of school for Everett High students on Monday, April 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Snohomish County kicks off new rental assistance program

It starts with nearly $25 million from the U.S. Treasury Department. More funding is expected soon.

One crime, two very different punishments for Everett teens

Two young men went on an armed robbery spree. One was sentenced to seven years in prison. The other, zero.

Brecca Yates, left, helps guide dental student Kaylee Andrews through a crown prep exercise at Northshore Dental Assisting Academy on Friday, April 9, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Dental staffing shortages are more than a pain in the mouth

With hundreds of open hygienist and assistant positions statewide, local dentists are short-handed.

Brecca Yates, left, helps guide dental student Kaylee Andrews through a crown prep exercise at Northshore Dental Assisting Academy on Friday, April 9, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett's Christopher Sembroski during centrifuge training at the NASTAR Center in Pennsylvania. (John Kraus/Inspiration4 photo)

Everett’s own spaceman thrilled to join all-civilian mission

Christopher Sembroski is in training to be part of a three-day SpaceX Dragon flight funded by a billionaire.

Everett's Christopher Sembroski during centrifuge training at the NASTAR Center in Pennsylvania. (John Kraus/Inspiration4 photo)

County nixes new shelter plan, expands cold-weather refuge

A shelter at the United Church of Christ on Rockefeller Avenue will remain open year-round.

John D. Osterman at 98 years old. (Jeanne-Marie Osterman)

An Everett native pays a poetic tribute to her father

“Shellback” is a collection of narrative poems honoring John D. Osterman, a lifelong Everett resident and WWII veteran.

John D. Osterman at 98 years old. (Jeanne-Marie Osterman)
Vehicles start to back ups at I-5's exit 192 as rush hour begins. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Survey: Snohomish is state’s sixth-healthiest county

While the county has low birth rates among teens, drivers here have some of the longest commute times.

Vehicles start to back ups at I-5's exit 192 as rush hour begins. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
Simeon Berkley declines to make a statement during his sentencing hearing Friday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on March 16, 2021. Berkley was sentenced to 22-years in prison for the second-degree murder of Steven Whitmarsh in 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett road-rage shooter gets 22 years for ‘execution’

Simeon Berkley, 75, was convicted of second-degree murder for the death of Steven Whitemarsh.

Simeon Berkley declines to make a statement during his sentencing hearing Friday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on March 16, 2021. Berkley was sentenced to 22-years in prison for the second-degree murder of Steven Whitmarsh in 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Demolition of the YMCA in downtown continues on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Apartments will rise from the site of the former YMCA annex

In all, 260 units are planned for the downtown Everett site. The older brick building will remain.

Demolition of the YMCA in downtown continues on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Richard John Burke

Charges: Citing COVID conspiracies, man fled with his 3 sons

Richard Burke left the state. “The Burke boys will be living on our own,” he wrote his ex-wife. He is now in custody.

Richard John Burke
J-Key is most known for his single "Crazy," whose accompany music video pays homage to the 1992 film "Juice" starring Tupac. (YouTube)

Music series promotes 7 local artists and nonprofits

Everett rapper J-Key will kick off HOMEBODIES 2, hosted by Everett Music Initiative’s Facebook page.

J-Key is most known for his single "Crazy," whose accompany music video pays homage to the 1992 film "Juice" starring Tupac. (YouTube)
Garry Clark, the new CEO of Economic Alliance Snohomish County (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

At a tough time, a new CEO leads local economic development

Garry Clark has taken the helm at Economic Alliance Snohomish County, where job one is pandemic recovery.

Garry Clark, the new CEO of Economic Alliance Snohomish County (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
“We are still trying to figure out what to do with him,” said Everett Police Department property crimes Det. Adam Gage, who transports the statue back to a room using a rolling chair on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Everett, Washington.The Batman statue was recovered after it was stolen from an Everett comic book store last year.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Batman returns! Stolen Funko statue is in police custody

The supersized bobblehead was taken from Everett Comics in an October “smash-and-grab.”

“We are still trying to figure out what to do with him,” said Everett Police Department property crimes Det. Adam Gage, who transports the statue back to a room using a rolling chair on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Everett, Washington.The Batman statue was recovered after it was stolen from an Everett comic book store last year.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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