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Two Everett firefighters recount rescue of 3-year-old twins

The girls were covered in soot and difficult to find in a burning apartment darkened by heavy smoke.

 

A tribute that’s more than skin deep

Thomas Resch had his late mom’s heartbeat and last note to him tattooed on his chest.

 

Mountlake Terrace soars past Stanwood 77-55 (Video)

The hot-shooting Hawks kept pace in the race for the Wesco 3A boys basketball title with the win.

 

A high-school wrestler shows college coaches what she can do

Women’s wrestling is a fast-growing college sport, and Kiley Hubby of Glacier Peak is a standout.

Nick Spicher, a new program innovation manager at Everett’s Imagine Children’s Museum, talks with Ezra Tamas, 5, Wednesday, while the youngster builds things with educational toys called brackitz. Ezra, who will turn 6 in a few days, goes to the museum nearly every week with his mom, Estera Tamas. Spicher has become a media sensation after appearing on “Jeopardy!” (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Nick Spicher, a new program innovation manager at Everett’s Imagine Children’s Museum, talks with Ezra Tamas, 5, Wednesday, while the youngster builds things with educational toys called brackitz. Ezra, who will turn 6 in a few days, goes to the museum nearly every week with his mom, Estera Tamas. Spicher has become a media sensation after appearing on “Jeopardy!” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Garlicky goodness: Lombardi’s 40 clove chicken loaded with garlic

The chicken dish actually has about 10 cloves per serving, but it’s still a garlic lover’s dream.

Almost every student chips in to make this fundraiser work

Cascade High School’s annual food drive brings in 80,000 cans, 1,800 presents and more than $30,000.

Local orienteering league sends kids racing into the woods

Competitors use only a map and a compass to navigate through remote terrain toward checkpoints.

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.

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)

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.