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Woman fatally shot at home near Everett

Another woman and three children, who were also in the home, were not injured. EVERETT - A woman's fatal shooting early Wednesday was being investigated as a homicide. She was found at 2 a.m. inside a home in the 3100 block of York Road, just south of Everett, said Shari Ireton, spokeswoman for the

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Everett Philharmonic to open 8th season with English masterworks

The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Music Director Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs, is delighted to open its eighth concert season with a brilliant program featuring two popular English composers. The concert - set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 in the Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave. - begins wit

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Cool additions at Whittier Elementary in Everett

EVERETT - The children had wondered what was under the big blue tarp in the Whittier Elementary courtyard. Someone started a rumor it was a statue of Principal Tony Wentworth. He'd been trying to stamp that one out for awhile. The students had forgotten about the ballot they filled out in the sprin

HERALDNET - 2017-09-18 08:30:00

Army veteran saved lives in two wars

Barbara Jean Nichols, a graduate of Everett General Hospital School of Nursing, helped build Boeing warplanes during World War II and served as a nurse in the Korean War and in Vietnam. Now 95, she is featured in a Legacy Washington exhibit in Olympia. (Brian Zylstra / Office of Secretary of State)

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

End lawmakers' exemption from public records law | Editorial

Recall earlier this summer when the Legislature passed its operating budget - as well as its latest spending plan to address the state's K-12 education funding crisis - a $43.7 billion budget that was a 12 percent increase over the previous budget that included a major change to the state's tax syst

MERCER ISLAND REPORTER - 2017-09-20 15:30:00

School district reassures student DACA recipients, families

As students in Mukilteo started a new school year earlier this month, President Donald Trump announced plans to end the 2012 DACA program that has protected from deportation more than 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. Soon after, the Mukilteo School District rel

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 21:00:26

Fur & Feathers with energetic Lincoln and big-attitude Chase

The Everett Animal Shelter hosts thousands of stray and unwanted animals every year. Some are adopted right away, but some sit in the shelter for weeks at a time, waiting for a home. The shelter has dogs and cats, as well as some rabbits and birds, all looking for a loving home. All pets are vaccina

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Boy stuck in child care instead of going to school

Joshua Latimer, 7, plays at Another Best Child Care in Everett while his mother, Leigh Anne, watches Friday. Latimer, who is on the autism spectrum, hasn't been able to attend school yet this year because of a transportation issue with the Mukilteo School District. (Ian Terry / The Herald) MUKILTEO

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily because of a jump in the state's labor force, state Employment Security Department officials said last week. "The stronger job market attracted many more job seekers into the labor force

SEQUIM GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

First delivery of Boeing's KC-46 Air Force tanker slides into next year

Boeing's Air Force KC-46 tanker, built in Everett, is being tested at Boeing Field. The refueling boom, shown at the rear of the aircraft, is designed to refuel other aircraft at up to 1,200 gallons per minute. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times) Following new development problems, Boeing won't be able

NWJOBS - 2017-09-20 00:26:17

Should city allow short-term vacation rentals?

Demand for short-term vacation rentals is well established in Mukilteo, but how the city plans to deal with them is only just starting to take shape. The City Council discussed the issue Monday, Sept. 11, concluding there are more questions than answers and tasking Community Development Director Pat

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 22:00:24

Youth club's 48th luau, auction to be bigger than ever

With nearly 300 items up for auction, organizers expect this year's Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club Luau & Auction to be the biggest ever. Now in its 48th year, the luau and auction remains one of the youth club's primary sources of funding for its annual operating budget. And with the club embarking on

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 21:42:24

Saying sorry: 3 steps to seeking forgiveness on Rosh Hashanah | Worship

"I'm sorry" are two words that are sometimes impossible to say out loud. With the start of Rosh Hashanah tonight - Wednesday, Sept. 20 - Jews in Mukilteo and around the world will start a 10-day period of saying "I'm sorry" to everybody we have wronged in the past year, no matter how many. The 10 da

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 20:05:03

Police beat (Sept. 8-14)

Lost dog A reporting party in the 5200 block of 80th Street Southwest advised that she is in possession of a lost dog. She stated she would notify PAWS that she has the dog and will keep the dog until the owner is found. Collision An officer responded to a collision along Mukilteo Speedway just sout

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Retirees dig deep to buy school supplies for students

The Mukilteo School District is thanking residents of Mukilteo's Garden Court Retirement Center after they once again raised money for school supplies for children at Discovery Elementary School. Last year, the residents pulled some money together to buy school supplies and backpacks for several chi

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter: Zieve helped me, a Muslim woman, after divorce

Like many women after an acrimonious divorce, I was left in both financial ruin and emotional distress. The divorce resulted in me having to close my business, and left me alone with two small children to support. During this time of need, a mutual friend introduced me to the Zieve family. Initially

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter: Markey is most qualified, least politically correct

I have had conversations with Tony about why he is in the running for a council position. It seems he and his wife decided that they wanted to do something for our community, and what better way to contribute to the city than to run for - and hopefully win - a position on our City Council. His kids

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter: Zieve, Matthews running 'dishonorable' campaigns

I was just down in your fine city working with your fine mayor to improve transit access to Paine Field destinations. It seems to me as if the Mukilteo City Hall is "Jennifer Island" in a sea of insanity. I walked off the rhetorical island Sept. 13 to a fresh reminder from the Mukilteo Beacon of thi

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter: Matthews shows leadership, vision on Peace Park

I was encouraged to hear Mukilteo mayoral candidate Dan Matthews speak directly to the issue of the Peace Park proposal at the Sept. 5 City Council meeting. Mr. Matthews is obviously supportive of the idea of a fitting remembrance to the three teens who died tragically one year ago. His suggestion t

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter: Is our mayor doing a great job?

Is Mayor Jennifer Gregerson doing a great job in running the city of Mukilteo? One of her first days in the office, Mayor Gregerson fired the long-term administrator, and shortly thereafter the police chief and fire chief were let go and replaced. The last week in December of 2016 and the first part

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00