Everett City Council approves increase to double bus fares

The cost of an Everett Transit bus ticket will rise starting in January 2019.

No new taxes, no layoffs, play nice — the next county budget

The county executive hopes for smoother deliberations than last year, when the council scrapped his spending plan.

Family opens up home to those without shelter

After hosting families for three years, Christa Johnson is now urging others to do the same.

Man who killed girlfriend’s sister going to prison again

Robert Dale Woods II, 38, was sentenced after an argument with a neighbor this summer.

Robbers may have used pellet guns in string of holdups

One victim was able to track his stolen cellphone, leading police to arrest two suspects.

10 years strong, Stacy Jones remains true to her bluesy roots

The Edmonds-based singer and her band have toured widely and won a guitar case full of awards.

Captain Walmart isn’t make-believe, he’s a real superhero

Worker Isaiah Owens wears a cape as he saves the day for shoppers in the checkout universe.

Community Transit bus fares are set to increase next week

The 25-cent increase would apply to local routes, but commuter fares would not be affected.

Everett Transit debuts first electric bus

By 2022, half of city buses will run on electricity, saving fuel and maintenance costs, agency says.

Investigation of Judd & Black blaze continues

Investigators peg the losses at $1.5 million for the building and about $2 million in inventory.

Parking-lot robbery spree leads to arrests in south Everett

Two men held in connection with robberies and an attempted robbery Monday morning.

Walking tours are a guide through bits of Everett’s history

Participants will learn about key moments that have shaped the city since its founding in 1893.

‘Suspicious’ fire destroys historic flagship Judd & Black store

The venerable retailer on Hewitt Avenue burned late Friday. Police and fire officials are investigating.

Tips for suicide prevention: Don’t avoid the topic

If you are concerned, ask someone if they are thinking of killing themselves.

Everett walk to shine a light on suicide prevention

The chairwoman of this year’s Out of the Darkness walk honors her son, who died by suicide at age 30.

Scholarship awarded to teen with local Coast Guard ties

The U.S. Coast Guard Foundation awarded a scholarship to Taylor Venema, daughter of EM1 Joshua Morgan, from Everett. Venema, who attends the University of Maine,… Continue reading

Vulnerable small businesses targeted in 20-plus break-ins

Two suspects have been arrested in a handful of heists. Police in two counties continue to investigate.

You can pick the library card that catches your eye

Whimsical? Pretty? Artsy? Everett Library patrons can select their card designs.

Deputies investigate another shooting in south Everett area

No injuries were reported after shots reportedly were fired at a retail complex on Fourth Avenue West.

Owners who oppose Lake Stevens annexation to have their say

A review board has set an Oct. 1 hearing on an annexation petition signed 29 times by the mayor.