Asked to name the world’s best known painting, you might answer “The Mona Lisa” by Leonardo da Vinci. Asked to visualize the most recognized artwork, a different image may come to mind. It’s called the “Head of Christ.” You know it. Perhaps you...
Date: 04/19/2015 | Local News
It’s the biggest thing to happen in my neighborhood since actress Parker Posey strolled down Everett’s Rucker Avenue during the 2013 filming of “The Architect.” It has none of...
Date: 04/17/2015 | Local News
Former heroin user works to convince teens to stay clean
Date: 04/15/2015 | Local News
World War II veterans I have written about stay with me through the years. I remember their faces, homes and harrowing stories. They should be remembered forever.Arlington's Jared Dickson was part of...
Date: 04/10/2015 | Local News
More volunteers needed to advocate for vulnerable kids
Date: 04/08/2015 | Local News
Michael McAllister is 14. He’s an eighth-grader at Canyon Park Junior High. He’s a basketball player, a cross-country runner, a big brother and a fan of the video game NASCAR ’14.
Date: 04/05/2015 | Local News
They’re still at it. An intrepid band of history lovers meets each Tuesday to take stock of treasures they hope will someday have a home in an Everett museum.
Date: 04/03/2015 | Local News
Here’s an idea, millennials. What if we switch? You take the too-big houses. We boomers are about ready for cool urban apartments.
Date: 04/01/2015 | Local News
Until several weeks ago, Michael Reagan had never heard of Citizen Honors, awards presented by the Congressional Medal of...
Date: 03/29/2015 | Local News
All are welcome at a Community Day on Saturday hosted by local followers of Islam. An organizer of the event at Harbour Pointe Middle School sees it as an important step toward building a mosque in Mukilteo.
Date: 03/27/2015 | Local News
Welcome. Great futures start here.Dozens of kids, loaded with backpacks and homework, were greeted by those messages Monday when they walked into the newest club run by Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County.
Date: 03/25/2015 | Local News
Darrington honors longtime librarian lost to Oso mudslide
Date: 03/22/2015 | Local News
So a consultant from a firm in Bellevue — a city incorporated in 1953 — took a look at historic downtown Everett and decided the 1923-vintage Hodges Building would be too expensive to renovate.
Date: 03/20/2015 | Local News
They’re annoying, those stickers on apples, oranges and most other produce. Peel one off, you’re apt to leave a hole in the skin of an otherwise perfect tomato.They’re a pain. Small as they are, though, they’re packed with information.
Date: 03/15/2015 | Local News
Reclaiming Futures gives young lives shot at success
Date: 03/13/2015 | Local News
They are Snohomish County's most at-risk kids. They have been accused of — or are serving time for — shoplifting, drug use, assault, burglary, tagging or other criminal behavior. Or they have violated probation, or skipped class so often a school district has filed a truancy...
Date: 03/11/2015 | Local News
Everett’s Donovan Keith works at Jiffy Lube in Lake Stevens. On Friday, he stood in the cold at Everett Station waiting to catch his Community Transit bus.“I work some Sundays, and I have to get rides,” said Keith, 18.
Date: 03/08/2015 | Local News
I hop in my car. I drive to the supermarket. I go out for long walks.Those are things I just do, with barely a thought. They are also my answers to some questions Snohomish County hopes people, especially older adults and those with disabilities, will answer.
Date: 03/06/2015 | Local News
Joan Tucker is a painter now, a painter and a poet. At 72, she is leaving the battles of her earlier years to younger people.That doesn't mean she has given up the mantle of feminism. Nor does it mean Tucker has forgotten heady times in the 1980s when she was director of the...
Date: 03/04/2015 | Local News
North Creek Presbyterian Church lends a helping hand
Date: 02/27/2015 | Local News
Eva Abram will pose a formidable question in a talk Saturday at the Mukilteo Library. Her program is titled: “Defeating Racism Today: What Does It Take?”
Date: 02/25/2015 | Local News
Let’s just say I never had a teacher as cool as Mr. Michaelis. You can find comedy clips of Cory Michaelis online. At a Tacoma club, he’s joking about awkward dating moments. At a Cascade...
Date: 02/22/2015 | Local News
Crack open Karen Lehmann’s 1960 high school yearbook. Turn to the inside cover where friends signed it. One boy’s message, in not-so-neat penmanship, stands out.With his sign-off, the writer’s breezy tone turned serious.
Date: 02/15/2015 | Local News