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Suck it up — and shop it up — at Everett Vacuum
After 80 years on Broadway, the family-run store with the “Everything we sell sucks” sign moved to Hewitt Avenue.
Tulalip Tribes, Snohomish County receive grants for coastal preservation
The money will help county and tribal leaders create healthier habitat for future generations of fish — and people, too.
Brisket, sardine, Caesar salad: Dare to eat Archie McPhee candy canes?
The famous novelty seller based in Mukilteo, with a store in Seattle, has a dozen flavors to tease your palate.
Santa, you’ve got mail! Lake Stevens pair has a dropbox for kids’ letters
Lena and Brian Schultz answer letters by hand at their Living Aloha Farm, a sanctuary for cows, goats, sheep and chickens.
Worker shortage, housing crisis: Edmonds tiny home project aims at both
While practicing the construction basics, pre-apprenticeship students at Edmonds College also give back to the community.
Annual Cascade High food drive a ‘massive, joyful holiday undertaking’
In its 61st year, the student-led food drive collected more than 40,000 canned food items and 1,300 gifts for local families.
Missing woman’s family: ‘If she had white privilege, we would have answers’
Advocates gathered in Seattle to keep a light on the case of Mary Johnson-Davis, a Tulalip woman who vanished two years ago.
Monroe man runs taco truck by day, makes 100 wreaths by night
Franco Montano, a former factory worker, started making the holiday wreaths in 2008. He has expanded into a thriving family business.
Despite brain cancer diagnosis, Christmas still on for Sultan’s Santa
Meet Brett Nichols: high school custodian and second-generation Santa, who’s now hoping for a miracle of his own.
Final 747 rollout signals end of an era for Boeing, Everett
After a 55-year run, the last of the “Queen of the Skies” emerged from the Everett assembly plant Tuesday evening.
Artisans PNW in Everett offers local gifts, books and art
The Everett store that opened in May can trace its roots to an enterprising Girl Scout troop in Snohomish.
Christmas trees, a Washington cash crop, get a little more spendy
Christmas tree farms generate about $688,000 each season for Snohomish County farmers. Some are still open for business.
Teen Santa: Scout brings toys and joy to foster kids, like he was
Skyler MacKay, 14, of Lynnwood is collecting 1,000 toys for his Eagle Scout project. Toys will be given year-round.
Electric vehicles spur big forecast jump for PUD demand
Not long ago, the Snohomish County PUD projected 50,000 electric cars registered in the county by 2040. Now it expects up to 660,000.
Snow arrives earlier than expected in Everett. May stay longer too.
It’s not just snow to worry about. Wind, winter weather advisories are in effect through Wednesday afternoon for the county.
This idyllic dining destination is right in Snohomish County
Edmonds boasts fresh seafood, Caribbean-inspired sandwiches, artisan breads, cocktails and more.
Swimming for good: Everett YMCA’s lifeguard class uplifts at-risk kids
Teens learn water safety and leadership skills during the course. The training chips away at a history of racial disparities.
Grain to Table: An Edmonds bakery’s sourdough makes flour ‘go local’
In an industry dominated by conglomerates, bakers at The Cottage work under the motto, “EAT REAL BREAD” — literally.
Red-tailed hawk gets ‘second chance’ in release at Evergreen Cemetery
The hawk, found about three weeks ago, was likely hit by a car. PAWS rehabilitated the young bird.
Piping-hot Thanksgiving takes: Snohomish elementary kids talk turkey
“The pilgrims made Thanksgiving. I know that because we read books.” Read on for more lessons from Snohomish students age 5 to 7.