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For sale: Whidbey’s fabled ‘Pork Chop Express’ gets great smileage
Asking price is $500 for the 1991 Subaru Justy, a three-cylinder econobox with 65K miles and a transmission as rare as hen’s teeth.
3 guns caught by TSA at Paine Field this month — all loaded
Simple travel advice: Unpack before you pack to make sure there’s not a gun in your carry-on.
Everett librarian on 60-mile bike commute: ‘Totally rational behavior’
Phillip Buffington, 54, pedals from Capitol Hill in Seattle to Everett Public Library. It sure beats driving, he says.
Crowns, robes, thrones come with stay at Monroe castle on 19 acres
The new owners of the medieval marvel say, “We want everybody to feel like royalty here.” The regal bed and breakfast sleeps eight.
Everett’s Spiffy Thrifty coach can help you look chic on the cheap
Tim Lambright’s hobby is helping people look first-rate in secondhand clothes, especially us in the stodgy PNW.
Get nutty: Have a peanut butter burger for the shtick and shell of it
Burgers slathered in peanut butter are hard to find but worth a shot. In Everett, those who’ve tried them keep coming back.
Snohomish’s rogue barber keeps clipping despite no license, $90K in fines
Bob Martin’s defiance during the pandemic made him a “poster boy” of conservative resistance.
Signs of love on Rucker Ave: blushing rocks, scrambled eggs, a coffee date
Messages on display on Totem Family Diner and Pacific Stone Co. signs reveal “secret crushes.” More updates expected.
Hot, saucy Double DD Meats is Mountlake Terrace’s carnal destination
Find 3,000 hot sauces, 1,000 barbecue bastes, 500 dry rubs, 400 marinades and 50 flavors of sausage.
Lynnwood’s new $10 roast beef sandwich is Costco sticker shocker
The new cold cut sub is the same price as an 18-inch pizza, six hot dogs or two rotisserie chickens from the vaunted food court.
Car, bike or UFO? Three-wheeled wonder PEBL lands on the streets of Everett
With a sticker price of $10,000 to $13,000, it’s a thrifty person’s Tesla or a big spender’s electric bike.
Does your Valentine want candy — or a trip to the Love Zone?
The adult store has 27 years of experience selling products to spice up romance, with stores in Everett and Marysville.
This Kentucky Colonel works at Home Depot, not a fried chicken stand
Jeffrey Raven Leonard, 52, of Everett, joins thousands of other colonels honored for good deeds by the governor of Kentucky.
Peanut the robot waitress is on a roll at Lynnwood’s Sushi Hana
She’s less RoboCop and more Rosey as she patrols the restaurant, making sure everyone has a drink and good time.
In Langley, ‘Speed Checked by Radar’ — Cpl. ‘Radar’ O’Reilly that is
The random act of comedy on a traffic pole an is ongoing M*A*S*H-ed up mystery on Whidbey Island.
Christmas cactus named Gary is 40-year veteran of Mountlake Terrace police
He has grown a lot over the decades. Once a year he lights up the station in pink. He needs a haircut.
What Was Up With That? Columnist looks back at memorable people of 2022
Science fiction-like ear surgery, the Galloping Gourmet, and more — choosing the top stories of the year is like choosing a favorite child.
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.
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.
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.