Julie Muhlstein

Once ‘Hitler Youth,’ Herr Brockmann was an acclaimed teacher

Once ‘Hitler Youth,’ Herr Brockmann was an acclaimed teacher

At Everett schools for 50 years, he taught German, history and culture, and was a popular substitute.

Once ‘Hitler Youth,’ Herr Brockmann was an acclaimed teacher
‘You can’t imagine the joy,’ vet says of war’s end 75 years ago

‘You can’t imagine the joy,’ vet says of war’s end 75 years ago

Marysville’s Farlan Dubarry fought on Okinawa. Before the pandemic, he was invited to Hawaii ceremony.

‘You can’t imagine the joy,’ vet says of war’s end 75 years ago
Working parents’ dream: Care and schooling, all in one place

Working parents’ dream: Care and schooling, all in one place

Programs by the YMCA and the Boys & Girls Clubs will include paraeducators and mental health support staff.

Working parents’ dream: Care and schooling, all in one place
Museum does more than imagine, plans four-story expansion

Museum does more than imagine, plans four-story expansion

Children are the winners as Murdock Trust’s $500,000 adds to fund drive aimed at raising $25 million.

Museum does more than imagine, plans four-story expansion
Hilton name and gift store to live on after sale of pharmacy

Hilton name and gift store to live on after sale of pharmacy

Marysville druggist sells portion of century-old business to Rite Aid, but her shop’s getting a reboot.

Hilton name and gift store to live on after sale of pharmacy
Dad watched her birth from Iraq, now she’s an online student

Dad watched her birth from Iraq, now she’s an online student

Digital link was a first for Everett’s Providence hospital. Now, technology lets kids learn from home.

Dad watched her birth from Iraq, now she’s an online student
Shouts and joy: After 75 years war’s end still unforgettable

Shouts and joy: After 75 years war’s end still unforgettable

Machias native, author of “Pilchuck Reflections,” was watching a movie in Everett when the news came.

Shouts and joy: After 75 years war’s end still unforgettable
Glacier Lanes won’t be spared: Owners decide to close forever

Glacier Lanes won’t be spared: Owners decide to close forever

Bowlers statewide are rallying to open venues shut by COVID rules, but this Everett business isn’t waiting.

Glacier Lanes won’t be spared: Owners decide to close forever
The virus hits close to home — my mom’s Spokane care center

The virus hits close to home — my mom’s Spokane care center

Vacation was fine despite social distancing and masks, but the image of her alone is hard to bear.

The virus hits close to home — my mom’s Spokane care center
Salon founder is retired as a hairstylist, not as a seeker

Salon founder is retired as a hairstylist, not as a seeker

Devastating loss of her daughter led Cynthia Mitchell to turn to reading, writing about eternity.

Salon founder is retired as a hairstylist, not as a seeker
For Everett Lions, time for book giveaway and a big birthday

For Everett Lions, time for book giveaway and a big birthday

The club is celebrating its 100th anniversary by donating books for Little Free Libraries.

For Everett Lions, time for book giveaway and a big birthday
COVID anxiety? The fears aren’t unfounded, and there is help

COVID anxiety? The fears aren’t unfounded, and there is help

Stay-home and distancing measures may be worsening problems with panic, social phobia, agoraphobia.

COVID anxiety? The fears aren’t unfounded, and there is help
Defying the norm, Bethany adds wings for skilled nursing

Defying the norm, Bethany adds wings for skilled nursing

The need is great at a time when many care facilities are closing due to low reimbursement rates.

Defying the norm, Bethany adds wings for skilled nursing
Confederate signs still on graves as history is re-examined

Confederate signs still on graves as history is re-examined

Civil War re-enactor, former state lawmaker disagree as protesters seek removal of monuments, flags.

Confederate signs still on graves as history is re-examined
Carol Thomas, Everett’s cultural arts manager, says goodbye

Carol Thomas, Everett’s cultural arts manager, says goodbye

She has worked on projects that fostered artistry and community. Her position has been eliminated.

Carol Thomas, Everett’s cultural arts manager, says goodbye
It’s a musical night in this neighborhood, thanks to teacher

It’s a musical night in this neighborhood, thanks to teacher

From his deck in Everett, Jake Bergevin and talented friends have been putting on Thursday night gigs.

It’s a musical night in this neighborhood, thanks to teacher
Black authors, racial justice focus of YWCA’s little library

Black authors, racial justice focus of YWCA’s little library

“This will maybe start some courageous conversations,” says one woman at the ribbon cutting in Lynnwood.

Black authors, racial justice focus of YWCA’s little library
Whittier Elementary’s music man gets royal, rolling send-off

Whittier Elementary’s music man gets royal, rolling send-off

A car parade around north Everett neighborhoods is an end-of-year goodbye for teachers and students.

Whittier Elementary’s music man gets royal, rolling send-off
Everett and Marysville Rotary scholarships total $385,000

Everett and Marysville Rotary scholarships total $385,000

With grants ranging from $500 to $21,000, awards go to graduating seniors with diverse lives, goals.

Everett and Marysville Rotary scholarships total $385,000
Larry Jubie holds a photograph of his sister Christine Jubie outside his home on Friday, June 12, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Christine Jubie, who lived at a care facility in Everett, died of COVID-19 on June 2. She was 67. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Our sister got it’: Family hopes others keep up COVID fight

An artist and global traveler, Christine Jubie lived at a care facility before she died of the virus.

Larry Jubie holds a photograph of his sister Christine Jubie outside his home on Friday, June 12, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Christine Jubie, who lived at a care facility in Everett, died of COVID-19 on June 2. She was 67. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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