Edmonds School Board adopts resolution about guns

Members vote to urge raising the gun-buying age and to reject arming teachers.

In Sultan, a walkout is a missed class, leading to detention

Students without parent permission were marked truant and had to attend an “accountability workshop.”

Soft drink makers push to ban local taxes on food, pop

Businesses, resisting a Seattle-inspired soda scold, are pushing a bill to keep groceries tax-free.

Concerns linger over Point Wells development traffic, design

The county’s Design Review Board liked aspects of the high-rise condo project, but said there aren’t enough details.

Neighbors take back Everett’s Wiggums Hollow Park

About 40 people gathered for a cleanup Saturday, finding needles and even a handgun.

Jim and Marcia Hashman during a visit to the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe in 2014. Jim Hashman, who taught music at Mountlake Terrace High School in the 1980s and ’90s, died Jan. 31, after struggling with ALS for several years. (Herald file)

Despite ALS, he lived his life with joy and purpose

Former Mountlake Terrace High School music teacher Jim Hashman died Jan. 31.

Cascade High students study Malala’s profile in courage

Classes with teacher’s connection to the latest school shooting find even more relevance in story.

A gray whale prepares to dive Sunday afternoon on Possession Sound on March 11, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

A whale tour tale: Guaranteed sightings with Island Adventure

The tours are between March and May when gray, minke, orca and humpback are feeding here.

Best of the Mariners poll, part seven: Shortstops

Cast your vote for the best-ever season by a Seattle Mariners shortstop.

Passengers await docking a ferry on the Mukilteo-Clinton run. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A cruising guide to sailing aboard a Washington state ferry

Here are 10 ways to make the most of an affordable day on the iconic white-and-green boats.

In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving


Connect2Classes Tested: Michael Duarte-Pedrosa checks out the School of Visual Concepts

How to Write a Brilliant Creative Brief workshop lives up to its name



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Photo gallery: State basketball tourney for boys and girls

Half a dozen area teams were involved when play began on Wednesday at the Tacoma Dome.