Everett

Snow business can mean good business — or very little business

The weather has stalled customer traffic for some local firms — and created a boon for others.

Charges: For $46, man was robbed, tied up to die in the cold

Two people were charged with first-degree murder in the death of Michael Boone.

Melissa Strash in her mermaid themed room at her home in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

An Everett woman’s mermaid-themed bedroom is a source of joy

Melissa Strash, 67, has more than 100 mermaid figurines, dolls and statues in her collection.

Melissa Strash in her mermaid themed room at her home in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Welcome to Snow-homish County, where winter just won’t quit

The week begins with Sunday and Monday storms, and moderate cold is expected to persist for days.

Clare’s Place will bring 65 units of supportive housing for the chronically homeless to Snohomish County. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

150 units of supportive housing coming to Everett in 2019

One will cater to youth, another will serve the chronically homeless and the third has a focus on job training.

Clare’s Place will bring 65 units of supportive housing for the chronically homeless to Snohomish County. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Lawmakers want carpool lane cheaters to pay a higher penalty

And an extra amount could get tacked on for those who put a dummy in the passenger seat.

Sequoia High School graduating senior Liam Taylor hopes to be an underwater welder. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This future welder who likes sharks is thinking deep

Liam Taylor, a Sequoia High School graduating senior, wants to be an underwater welder.

Sequoia High School graduating senior Liam Taylor hopes to be an underwater welder. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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In Uniform

RESOURCES Northwest Veterans Museum: The Northwest Veterans Museum is located in the Wicker Building at Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Hours are 11 a.m.… Continue reading

Court denies killer’s request to reconsider second sentence

Brandon Backstrom, 38, murdered a woman and her young daughter in Everett decades ago as a teenager.

This snow isn’t going anywhere, and more is on the way Sunday

Below-freezing temperatures will continue, and storm systems are expected through Tuesday.

Second snowstorm in a week inundates the Puget Sound region

Steady flurries arrived on schedule Friday. It might be the biggest snow storm of the week.

Thanh Cong Phan (Yolo County Sheriff’s Office)

More treatment OK’d for Everett man accused of mailing bombs

Thanh Cong Phan is believed to have sent as many as 18 packages to government offices.

Thanh Cong Phan (Yolo County Sheriff’s Office)

Winter storm bears down on Puget Sound; expect 4-8 inches

What’s coming is “a veritable snow machine,” says UW atmospheric scientist Cliff Mass.

Everett man didn’t mean to kill with kick to head, judge says

Joshua Thompson was apparently delusional when he killed Juan Gonzales. He was sentenced to 5 years.

50 years after the 747 first flew, a 797 is on the horizon

With eyes on the future, Boeing’s commemoration of an iconic but fading jumbo jet will be low-key.

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

Schack exhibit features students’ award-winning artwork

Six high schoolers from throughout Snohomish County are regional Scholastic Art Award winners.

See 10 short films and documentaries at Everett Film Festival

The lineup includes movies on training guide dogs and society’s attitude toward plastic surgery.

Why were freeways still snow-clogged more than a day later?

A Midwest transplant wonders where the salt is. Transportation officials say they use lots of it.