Andrea Brown

Area code map of Washington. (NANPA)

Meet area code 564: The new kid in town is gaining ground

The newest area code in Washington has infiltrated 360 territory, and 425, 206 and 253 are next.

 

First round of coronavirus stimulus checks arrive

First round of coronavirus stimulus checks arrive

The payments showed up in direct-deposit accounts this week. Couples get $2,400, plus $500 per kid.

 

New study pulls back veil on Everett’s coronavirus patient

New study pulls back veil on Everett’s coronavirus patient

A New England Journal of Medicine article with local expert insight is guiding officials worldwide.

 

Honks, waves, flags and flowers for Everett’s tattooed patriot

Honks, waves, flags and flowers for Everett’s tattooed patriot

Fans have been honoring Samiu Bloomfield, who died Sunday, at his favorite corner on Broadway.

Honks, waves, flags and flowers for Everett’s tattooed patriot
Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series

Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series

New “Unsellable Houses” focuses on transforming modest Snohomish County homes into hot properties.

Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series
Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus

Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus

A man in his 30s was hospitalized in Everett after contracting the virus during a trip to China.

Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus
Score! 800-pound Ivan is a heckuva Seahawks 12th Man

Score! 800-pound Ivan is a heckuva Seahawks 12th Man

The 8-foot chain saw chiseled dude with a mohawk and shouting mouth swivels around Arlington.

Score! 800-pound Ivan is a heckuva Seahawks 12th Man
Want to see UFOs? Washington is a popular hangout

Want to see UFOs? Washington is a popular hangout

Our state is third in nation for alien craft encounters. UFOiTeam says it’s nothing to snicker about.

Want to see UFOs? Washington is a popular hangout
Harmonica honcho Lee Oskar, 71, still rocks ‘Low Rider’

Harmonica honcho Lee Oskar, 71, still rocks ‘Low Rider’

The Danish music legend from the hit band War lives in Everett and sells his harps worldwide.

Harmonica honcho Lee Oskar, 71, still rocks ‘Low Rider’
Rielley, a 7-year-old standard poodle, runs at Freeland Park on Whidbey Island. Owner Laurie Cecil, a pet groomer by trade, spends 10 hours a week doing the dog’s hair. She says it is therapeutic for both her and Rielley. He is her service dog and she takes him everywhere. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

He’s a chill dog with dreadlocks — unless Led Zeppelin’s playing

The poodle is more a pet. “He’s my service dog, marketing director and best date I’ve ever had.”

Rielley, a 7-year-old standard poodle, runs at Freeland Park on Whidbey Island. Owner Laurie Cecil, a pet groomer by trade, spends 10 hours a week doing the dog’s hair. She says it is therapeutic for both her and Rielley. He is her service dog and she takes him everywhere. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Olushola Bolonduro recently started a goth social group called Dark Side of Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Move over Seattle and Tacoma, Everett has its own ‘dark side’

A hospital tech has started a group for self-described misfits and outcasts who are into creepy things.

Olushola Bolonduro recently started a goth social group called Dark Side of Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Rigoberto Bastida waits on a customer at Taco-Book in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Facebook tells Everett mom-and-pop taco shop to rebrand

The power of the hyphen: The tiny taqueria changed its logo and colors and is now Taco-Book.

Rigoberto Bastida waits on a customer at Taco-Book in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Viva Las Langley! Lighting up Whidbey town like it’s Vegas

Viva Las Langley! Lighting up Whidbey town like it’s Vegas

Artist Tim Leonard’s neon signs bring a pop of color to laid-back village by the sea.

Viva Las Langley! Lighting up Whidbey town like it’s Vegas