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These little piggies stay home

Norman, who was spotted last week in Everett, is part of a trio kept as pets by the “pig whisperer.”

 

Not hindered by a K9 Cart, Noodle, a three month-old lab mix, plays with a toy at the Everett Animal Shelter on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Everett. Noodle, who is up for adoption, uses the cart to get around because of paralysis in her back legs. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Video: There’s no stopping Noodle, the paralyzed puppy

She’s got a brand new set of wheels. Now the Everett pup is looking for a caring home.

 

Port of Everett’s Holiday on the Bay celebration is this weekend

It includes a holiday farmers market, a lighted boat parade, Santa visits and more.

 

Travel maven Rick Steves donates millions right here at home

The mayor of Edmonds calls him a generous, thoughtful and “inspirational” philanthropist.

The Rucker Hill house is featured in the Twin Peaks series in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Living happily ever after in the ‘Twin Peaks’ house

Everett homeowners snagged a role in the recent reboot of the 1990s cult classic show.

The Rucker Hill house is featured in the Twin Peaks series in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This Gene Simmons can rock your world and save your life

An Everett firefighter started dressing as the KISS icon seven years ago, and the rest is KISStory. (Video)

Monroe man repurposes scrap into weird, wacky, wondrous art

“I hate to see stuff that’s cool get thrown away,” says Colin Nolan.

A wobbly calf grows into a 1,800-pound Lake Stevens behemoth

A shaggy and sometimes cranky bison is the last of his herd. He lives amid encroaching suburbia.

Bean Box: Mail-order coffee to fit your (evolving) palate

The Seattle-based gift and subscription service features the area’s top-rated artisan roasters.

How did 300 feathers get stuck in that old utility pole?

Artful adornment in Everett is the creation of a retired Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer.

Along with a few friends, student residents at Cedar Hall roast marshmallows, play Ping-Pong and talk around a fire in a secure open-air interior courtyard. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Close and comfy residence hall ‘changes whole culture’ of EvCC

The college calls it student housing, but Cedar Hall looks like a house of dreams.

Along with a few friends, student residents at Cedar Hall roast marshmallows, play Ping-Pong and talk around a fire in a secure open-air interior courtyard. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

For Texas BBQ, look for the school bus at the reptile museum

This husband-and-wife team has been serving up brisket and more for a decade in Monroe.

Get schooled on Texas BBQ at this Monroe restaurant in a bus

Brisket, pulled pork, sausage, chicken and the fixin’s all await you near the Reptile Zoo on U.S. 2.

‘Come talk to me. Don’t jump, come talk to me’

State Patrol trooper Yaroslav Holodkov just happened to be driving by when he saw a suicidal man.

The Oso tree that withstood the mudslide finally comes down

The Sitka spruce’s loss marks another season — and a moment to honor and treasure all that has passed.

Snohomish County’s ‘best kept secret’ wants everyone to know

The Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center is celebrating 40 years of forging career-ready students.

Tulalips to build new $100 million casino, chairwoman says

A groundbreaking is planned for later this year for a replacement of Quil Ceda Creek Casino.

Shiite Muslims persevere at Lynnwood Convention Center

Within days of moving to the area in 2008, Zaid Chishti visited the Zainab Center in Lynnwood. He was looking for a place… Continue reading