Everett

From left, library historian Lisa Labovitch, Jerry Solie (standing), and history buffs Dave Ramstad and William Vincent (right) enjoy one another’s light conversation while studying images in dozens of scrapbooks and photo albums Tuesday night at the Everett Public Library. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Sleuthing the history and mysteries of a city

Everett Public Library opens its photo albums, scrapbooks to amateur historians

From left, library historian Lisa Labovitch, Jerry Solie (standing), and history buffs Dave Ramstad and William Vincent (right) enjoy one another’s light conversation while studying images in dozens of scrapbooks and photo albums Tuesday night at the Everett Public Library. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish County Fire District 4 hands out annual awards

The Snohomish County Fire Protection District 4 handed out annual awards on March 25 to Rookie of the Year Claire Woofenden, Instructor of the Year… Continue reading

‘It’s not over’: This flu season less lethal but still lingers

Through the end of March, 252 people died across the state, including 36 from Snohomish County.

City schedules public meetings on Everett districting

Four gatherings are planned as the City Council explores a potential ballot measure for November.

Community college students named to All-WA Academic Team

The All-Washington Academic Team program recognizes and honors top students from the state’s community and technical colleges. Local students named to the 2018 team: Marwa… Continue reading

Everett bus stop upgrades: Sidewalk extensions, public art

Money designated for the arts will complement another $3 million in construction work.

Cantwell, local advocates meet on low-income housing

The senator championed an increase in low-income housing tax credits but says it’s not enough.

Bill Prochnau (right) received an Everett Junior College Distinguished Alumnus Award from then-Herald Publisher Larry Hanson at the college’s Grand Reunion in August 1997. Prochnau, a renowned journalist and author, died March 28 in Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy Larry O’Donnell)

Bill Prochnau chronicled the world — and threw 2 no-hitters

The Everett native is dead at 80 after a distinguished journalism career in Seattle and D.C.

Bill Prochnau (right) received an Everett Junior College Distinguished Alumnus Award from then-Herald Publisher Larry Hanson at the college’s Grand Reunion in August 1997. Prochnau, a renowned journalist and author, died March 28 in Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy Larry O’Donnell)

3 companies to pay $4M for old Everett waterfront pollution

Weyerhaeuser, Jeld-Wen Inc. and Kimberly Clark will pay for restoring habitat such as wetlands.

Tony Thammavongsa: From Casino Road to leader at Campbell’s

He attributes his success to family support and the fact he was determined, confident and ambitious.

Thanh Cong Phan (Yolo County Sheriff’s Office)

FBI: Everett man’s possible bomb mailings now up to 18

Eleven previously reported packages contained what looked to be homemade explosives with black powder.

Thanh Cong Phan (Yolo County Sheriff’s Office)

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections’ Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call Buddy Anderson… Continue reading

Suspect sought in series of burglaries in north Everett

The man has worn a motorcycle helmet and a riding jacket in 4 out of 5 burglaries over the past month.

Snohomish County stars in the strong mood film ‘Outside In’

Edie Falco of “The Sopranos” gives a top performance in perhaps Lynn Shelton’s strongest movie yet.

Lake Stevens man flees Everett police, crashes, is arrested

The wrecked car contained a scale, a gun, and what is believed to be heroin.

Yes, they’ve been practicing — a lot — to get to Carnegie Hall

Mariner High’s chamber choir is in New York to sing where “only the best of the best get to perform.”

Man gets 21 months for break-in at hangar where he fought cop

He got into a fight with an off-duty sheriff’s sergeant, who was awaiting the thief’s return.

Lark Kesterke strives to lead with an open heart and mind

She is the director of impact and investments for United Way of Snohomish County.

Man fires shotgun at driver in crashed car

Police say the two did not like each other.

Project engineer and cyclist Tyler Rourke puts people first

When he’s not at Electroimpact, he’s riding a bike or leading Everett’s Transportation Advisory Committee.