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New youth center opens in Everett

EVERETT (AP) — A new nonprofit youth services and housing building is set to open in Washington. The Daily Herald reports Cocoon House's new three-level space in Everett will soon house 20 at-risk teens and 20 young adults.


Man who died in Washington prison linked to 2 cold case murders from the 70s

The sheriff in San Luis Obispo county has identified a man named Arthur Rudy Martinez as a suspect in two 41-year-old cold case murders in Atascadero, California. Martinez died in prison in Spokane in June of 2014, when he was 65.


‘420’ DUI emphasis patrols set for Saturday in Snohomish County

SNOHOMISH COUNTY -- If you're 21 or older and live in Washington state, you can smoke as much or as little marijuana as you want to in honor of "420," the worldwide weed holiday. But law enforcement agencies in Snohomish County will be out patrolling Saturday as a reminder that you can't get high an


Everett City Council Opts for $1.50 Low-Income Fare

The Everett City Council voted Wednesday night to approve a new low-income fare category for Everett Transit, and set the fare at $1.50. ET Transportation Services Director Tom Hingson presented data from a fare survey that also included the option of not having a low-income fare, and the option of


Man dies when vehicle overturns

A 21-year-old man died Wednesday when the vehicle he was in overturned into a water-filled culvert on Pioneer Highway about 6 miles south of Mount Vernon. According to the State Patrol, the man and 21-year-old Zoe Danieli of Bellevue were in a 2008 Subaru Outback when it turned off the highway onto


See Inside 'Om Shanti' Mega-House On Lake Washington

BELLEVUE, WA - It's unclear why this home is named after the mantra "Om Shanti," but perhaps the mega-rich owner is a fan of mediation or yoga. Whatever the reason, this house is among the biggest for sale in the state of Washington right now.


Washington state gas prices continue to climb

Predictions that Washington state’s gas prices would peak between April and May have proven prophetic, with rates climbing well above the averages for both last month and last year.


Lynnwood police asking for public's help in locating missing 19-year-old

LYNNWOOD, Wash. - Officers with the Lynnwood Police Department are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 19-year-old woman. Police said Kaliya Sullivan was last seen Monday at 3 p.m. in the 20800 block of Highway 99 wearing a black coat with a hood, black Vans shoes and had a black backp


No one injured in Wednesday night fire on Swedish Edmonds campus

South County Fire officials said there were no injuries Wednesday night during a fire in an unoccupied mechanical room on the Swedish Edmonds campus. According to South County Fire spokeswoman Leslie Hynes, crews were dispatched at 8:29 p.m. Wednesday for report of flames seen coming from the roof o


4 teens died by suicide in Seattle area in recent days

Three were girls; one was a boy. According to public health officials in King County, two were 16-year-old girls, one was a 17-year-old girl, and one was a 16-year-old boy. They lived in Shoreline, Bellevue, Woodinville, and Algona.


'Curious Incident' coming to Village Theatre

EVERETT — “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is coming to the Village Theatre. The play is the winner of five Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards, now cast with Village Theatre’s own actors.


Sammamish named safest city in Washington

SEATTLE -- If you're looking for a safe city to live in, heading over the Eastside -- or Eastern Washington -- is not a bad choice. The agency used crime data from the FBI and thousands of police agencies who cover towns of at least 46,000 people. Categories included property crimes, violent crime t


Some Upcoming Easter Egg Hunts In Everett This Saturday

We’re starting our annual list of Easter Egg Hunts in Everett, Washington this year. If you know of one within the city limits we should add please send us an email with the information to: news@myeverettnews.com.


North Sound school closed after smoke fills building

MONROE, Wash. - The Monroe School District closed Fryelands Elementary School after smoke filled the building Thursday morning. School officials first said classes would be delayed for two hours, but later closed the school after Snohomish County firefighters said they needed more time to clear resi


It looks like Washington won’t abolish the death penalty this year

The bill to officially end the death penalty in Washington state failed to get a vote ahead if Wednesday’s deadline. The death penalty is unusable in Washington right now. The state Supreme Court ruled it was being used arbitrarily and with racial bias last year. It ordered all death sentences be co


1 dead, 1 injured as car slides off road, crashes into water-filled culvert

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- A man was killed and a woman was injured when their car crashed off Pioneer Highway in Skagit County Wednesday evening. The car was heading south when it attempted to turn east onto a private drive at Milltown Road about 6 miles south of Mount Vernon when the tires went off th


Police found a body in the river. A mysterious tattoo linked it to a beheaded woman and a bunker.

The canine had been inked in black and white, with wild eyes and jagged teeth that gave it the look of a snarling wolf. “Sheepdog,” a banner below said in block letters. The cryptic tattoo was one of the only clues police had to work with. On April 7, 2018, a fisherman near Yuba City, Calif., had sp


Steve Christilaw: Cycling star puts new face on homelessness

You meet some incredible, memorable athletes in this business. If you’re lucky, the meeting will be memorable. I spent a warm, sunny June afternoon watching the Everett Giants go through their first workout when the father of one of the players sat down next to me and we struck up a conversation. Hi


Arlington no-hits M-P; Everett gets by MG (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Cameron Smith pitched a no-hitter over five innings and struck out 11 while walking just one as Arlington blanked Marysville-Pilchuck Tuesday 11-0. He only allowed one walk.


Washington lawmakers pass bill to limit MMR vaccine exemption options

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington lawmakers went into overtime Wednesday night to vote on a bill that would limit the options for parents to exempt their children from the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccine.