Why can’t we walk to Everett’s waterfront? It’s complicated

It’s long been a priority of the community, but the railroad and funding are tough obstacles.

More needle cleanup and disposal kits available to residents

The free kits, which include gloves, are designed to help people safely get rid of discarded syringes.

Al Swift, 8-term congressman, always sought ‘the path forward’

He died Friday. His “deft touch” led to the Northwest Power Act and Ebey’s Landing historical reserve.

Arlington school security improvements include call boxes

Installed at six schools, they’re intended to prevent unauthorized visitors from gaining access.

Ballots due today for special election on libraries, schools

The Sno-Isle Library District seeks to increase the levy rate to support operations at 23 locations.

Silvertips beat Tri-City, take 2-1 lead in conference finals

Everett improved its road playoff record to a perfect 5-0, pulling away late for an 8-4 win. (Video)

Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

US 2 and I-5 top a big list of disruptive summer road work

It’s the season for repaving and replacing. Here are the major projects in Snohomish County and beyond.

Mermaid’s sculptor is still at work — in the California desert

Kay Henkel left Edmonds nearly 40 years ago. She is still creating art — in Palm Springs.

Meadowdale native steadily improving for No. 1 UW softball

Emma Helm joined the Huskies’ lineup earlier than expected, but is vital to the middle of the order.

TEDx speaker seeks to shine a light on living with depression

Bill Bernat brings humor and insight to his view on connecting with depressed people.

Super Kid Grace Fortney from Lake Stevens High School is very involved with family, career and Community Leaders of America. She is a statewide leader and put together an award winning PSA about seatbelt safety. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Lake Stevens senior asks: ‘What can you do in 3 seconds?’

Grace Fortney created an award-winning seatbelt safety video.

Marketplace

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Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

 

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Stopped for a DUI? Here’s what you need to know about your breath test sample

The doubtful data behind Draeger 9510 breath results

 

The Community Health Center of Snohomish County now has seven locations.

Quality health and dental care when and where you need it

Community Health Center: compassionate, affordable and accessible care

 

Due to potential damage to infrastructure following a major earthquake, residents must prepare to survive on their own for at least 14 days, experts say.

14 days: Exercise shakes up emergency preparedness guidelines

Food, water and medication stockpiles crucial to keeping your family safe

 

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Photography

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Then and now: Granite Falls Historical Society gallery

Digitization allows a click of a mouse to show how a site looked 80, 90, even 100 years ago.

 

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