Everett

One hospitalized after van fire on I-5 near Highway 526

All southbound lanes were blocked, creating a 4-mile backup which has since cleared.

Everett’s free gun locks are aimed at weapon thefts

More than 100 were reported stolen last year. The locks are part of an anti-gang-violence initiative.

“Retired” Marysville teacher still shows up at two schools

John Bloom spends several hours a week working with students on math and chess.

Runaway musical hit with local ties is staged in Marysville

The lyricist and composer of “Angry Housewives” may come home to see the Red Curtain production.

Providence nurse: Staffing so bad, no time for the bathroom

Health-care provider contracts have expired, or will soon. They took to the picket line on Wednesday.

Paintball venues bring out the friendliest warriors

These businesses let you get dirty, shoot at others and enjoy a sense of community.

Snohomish County readies for police radio tax measure

The communications equipment is necessary for emergency personnel to respond, officials say.

Taxpayers want court to block Sound Transit car-tab fees

A group is seeking class-action status in an attempt to recover more than $240 million.

Boy, 12, shot in apparent accident on Casino Road

Everett police are trying to figure out where the gun came from and why it was in the home.

Edmonds killer sentenced in drunken beating of roommate

A jury in May found David Hoar guilty of murder. He claimed the woman was injured in a fall.

Jeff Gilpin, 70, and Gabe Gilpin, 42, are the second and third generation owners of Gilpin Realty, started by Jeff’s mother, the late Freda Gilpin, in 1968, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This three-generation business is 50 years old and counting

Gilpin Realty of Snohomish has embraced change to survive market volatility and downturns.

Jeff Gilpin, 70, and Gabe Gilpin, 42, are the second and third generation owners of Gilpin Realty, started by Jeff’s mother, the late Freda Gilpin, in 1968, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

County boosters launch a ‘sustainable tourism’ initiative

Lots of visitors is mostly a good thing for the economy — but not at the expense of quality of life.

Bikini baristas’ lawyer seeks to bow out of Everett lawsuit

Derek Newman says his clients aren’t listening to him or paying their legal bills.

In the gym at Denney Juvenile Justice Center, dance teacher Emmy Fansler (left) and director Alison Herron of Arts With A Purpose prepare for detainees who have been learning hip-hop dance technique. At the Denney Talent Showcase, young people will demonstrate what they have learned, including reciting poetry written by fellow detainees. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Youthful offenders express themselves through dance, poetry

Kids at the Denney Juvenile Justice Center performed at the fifth Denney Talent Showcase.

In the gym at Denney Juvenile Justice Center, dance teacher Emmy Fansler (left) and director Alison Herron of Arts With A Purpose prepare for detainees who have been learning hip-hop dance technique. At the Denney Talent Showcase, young people will demonstrate what they have learned, including reciting poetry written by fellow detainees. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish County men indicted in $785K gift-card fraud

They are accused of using an algorithm to access the balances of Target gift cards.

Another case of privately claimed parking on a public street

This time, two businesses did so with permission from the city of Everett. It’s consolation of sorts.

Mark McCabe putts as a dump truck rumbles behind him at Legion Memorial Golf Course on Monday, June 4, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The course is getting a makeover. And in the process it’s helping solve a flooding issue in the neighborhood. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Legion Memorial Golf Course makeover aids flood prevention

Water hazards for players will also alleviate area flooding from storm water overflow.

Mark McCabe putts as a dump truck rumbles behind him at Legion Memorial Golf Course on Monday, June 4, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The course is getting a makeover. And in the process it’s helping solve a flooding issue in the neighborhood. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Capitals rout Vegas 6-2, move a win away from winning Stanley Cup

T.J. Oshie, who lived in Everett and Stanwood as a youngster, scored a goal for Washington.

She destigmatizes bipolar disorder with her graphic nonfiction

Artist Ellen Forney will speak at the Everett Public Library about her new memoir “Rock Steady.”

Library invites graphic artist with bipolar disorder to speak

Ellen Forney is expected to talk about how cartooning fits in well with depicting manic depression.