Everett

Sam Low

Low faces 2 Democrats in 2021 Snohomish County Council race

Brandy Donaghy and Jordan Sears aim to unseat the District 5 incumbent. The primary is Aug. 3.

Sam Low

Mudslide cancels Sounder commuter train Monday

Commuters will need to take a bus or find another way to travel from Everett, Edmonds and Mukilteo.

Top (L-R): Scott Bader, Paula Rhyne and Liz Vogeli. Bottom (L-R): Scott Murphy and Paul Roberts.

Four Everett City Council members make plans to run in 2021

Next year will be the city’s first election for council members based on districts.

Top (L-R): Scott Bader, Paula Rhyne and Liz Vogeli. Bottom (L-R): Scott Murphy and Paul Roberts.
A sign along Colby Ave. in Everett seen this summer near Providence Regional Medical Center. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Health care workers find silver linings in the year of COVID

“Every supportive sign and all the smiling eyes above the masks remind us we are not alone.”

A sign along Colby Ave. in Everett seen this summer near Providence Regional Medical Center. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Wearing a mask and face shield, Honeycomb Salon owner Julia Barbee, styles Gail Linnick's hair in her studio at Sola Studios, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 in Mill Creek, Wa.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘No more pretty hair or feet’: Your top 2020 What’s Up? stories

Hoarding, Grouchy Chef, HGTV, TP and Starbucks cups also are among our readers’ favorites.

Wearing a mask and face shield, Honeycomb Salon owner Julia Barbee, styles Gail Linnick's hair in her studio at Sola Studios, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 in Mill Creek, Wa.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Ed Bremer, KSER radio's longtime public affairs director and host of the "Sound Living" program, died last week at 68. (Photo courtesy KSER.)

A truth seeker, KSER’s Ed Bremer leaves public radio legacy

People who worked with him and those who were his subjects recall his fairness, honesty and work ethic.

Ed Bremer, KSER radio's longtime public affairs director and host of the "Sound Living" program, died last week at 68. (Photo courtesy KSER.)
Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin will be facing challengers in 2022.

Three early candidates emerge for 2021 Everett mayoral race

Mayor Cassie Franklin could face a primary challenge next year as people file by the May deadline.

Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin will be facing challengers in 2022.

Everett man identified after fatal Christmas Eve crash

Vean A. Gregg, 27, was struck while walking on I-5 near Arlington, according to officials.

Ben Watanbee, Street Smart columnist, is committing to ditching his car as often as possible in 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

I’m planning to bike, bus and walk more, and so should you

Having a car is expensive but convenient. I’m challenging you and me to make small changes.

Ben Watanbee, Street Smart columnist, is committing to ditching his car as often as possible in 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
People walk by the Weyerhaeuser Building at Boxcar Park on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Port seeking new ideas for 97-year-old Weyerhaeuser building

The waterfront gem once housed offices of an Everett lumber mill. Next year, it could be reborn.

People walk by the Weyerhaeuser Building at Boxcar Park on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Bobby Warwick, a U.S. citizen, and his girlfriend Sarah Foo, of Canada, set up a makeshift tarp shelter at Peace Arch Park in Blaine, Wash. on November 22, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

I’ll meet you at the border: International love in a pandemic

For Bobby Warwick and Sarah Foo, a tarp at Peace Arch park has been the site of a fledgling romance.

Bobby Warwick, a U.S. citizen, and his girlfriend Sarah Foo, of Canada, set up a makeshift tarp shelter at Peace Arch Park in Blaine, Wash. on November 22, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Chelsie Assink and her daughter Paisley, of Bellingham, walk through lights at the front entrance to look at the Wintertide Lights at Evergreen Arboretum in Legion Park on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 in Everett, Washington. For the first time, the Evergreen Arboretum is lit up for the holidays. The Wintertide Lights will be up through New Year's Eve and open from dusk to 8 p.m.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gardens of holiday lights bring cheer at Evergreen Arboretum

The display is up through New Year’s Eve as volunteers look ahead to Wintertide Lights for 2021.

Chelsie Assink and her daughter Paisley, of Bellingham, walk through lights at the front entrance to look at the Wintertide Lights at Evergreen Arboretum in Legion Park on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 in Everett, Washington. For the first time, the Evergreen Arboretum is lit up for the holidays. The Wintertide Lights will be up through New Year's Eve and open from dusk to 8 p.m.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Josh O'Connor, president of Sound Publishing and publisher of The Herald and Carrie Radcliff, advertising director of The Daily Herald on Friday, May 22, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Sound Publishing offers a new round of advertising grants

Businesses serving Snohomish County can take advantage of the media company’s second assistance program.

Josh O'Connor, president of Sound Publishing and publisher of The Herald and Carrie Radcliff, advertising director of The Daily Herald on Friday, May 22, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy High School to continue hybrid reopening

Half the school, about 230 students, will be on the Everett campus each day for in-person learning.

The McCoy Family, along with help from neighbors, light the luminaries lining their walkway along the 1200 block of Rucker on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Rucker Avenue neighbors unify to bring Christmas Eve cheer

Candles lined both sides of the North Everett street, bringing “light to darkness” after a hard year.

The McCoy Family, along with help from neighbors, light the luminaries lining their walkway along the 1200 block of Rucker on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
FILE - In this March 31, 2017, file photo, Boeing employees stand near the new Boeing 787-10 at the company's facility in North Charleston, S.C. Federal officials are seeking to fine Boeing $1.25 million, saying Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, that company managers pressured employees who were designated to perform safety-related work at the plant. The Federal Aviation Administration said that for nearly two years Boeing made employees doing safety checks report to managers who weren't in position to oversee the work. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)

Boeing’s new timeline: Everett 787 assembly to end by March

After the company consolidates 787 work in South Carolina, Everett workers will focus on defects.

FILE - In this March 31, 2017, file photo, Boeing employees stand near the new Boeing 787-10 at the company's facility in North Charleston, S.C. Federal officials are seeking to fine Boeing $1.25 million, saying Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, that company managers pressured employees who were designated to perform safety-related work at the plant. The Federal Aviation Administration said that for nearly two years Boeing made employees doing safety checks report to managers who weren't in position to oversee the work. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)

After icy night, 2 fatal crashes on I-5 in Snohomish County

They happened within a couple hours of each other. Investigations were underway.

Federal agents seized many pounds of meth and heroin, along with thousands of suspected fentanyl pills, at a 10-acre property east of Arlington in mid-December 2020. (U.S. Attorney's Office) 20201223

Bust nets 247 pounds of meth, golden gun and blind rapper

A muddy 10-acre property east of Arlington was the base of a violent drug ring spanning the West Coast, new charges say.

Federal agents seized many pounds of meth and heroin, along with thousands of suspected fentanyl pills, at a 10-acre property east of Arlington in mid-December 2020. (U.S. Attorney's Office) 20201223

County allots $13.2 million to early 2021 pandemic response

The Snohomish County Council voted Wednesday to spend CARES Act funds on key programs next year.

An exchange between the Twitter account @JTC2014 and another user. @JTC2014 was believed to be Everett Police Sgt. James Collier. But Collier told investigators that his son had been using the account. (Twitter) 201224

Everett officer says son was behind controversial tweets

Unable to prove otherwise, investigators are not recommending any discipline for Sgt. James Collier.

An exchange between the Twitter account @JTC2014 and another user. @JTC2014 was believed to be Everett Police Sgt. James Collier. But Collier told investigators that his son had been using the account. (Twitter) 201224
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