A strong economy + growth = a shortage of school bus drivers

Districts are having a hard time staffing many of their routes.

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.

People fill up various water jug and containers at the artesian well on 164th Street on Monday, April 2, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

It’s the water: Artesian well draws fans from miles around

True believers have been flocking for decades to the last well flowing in the Alderwood district.

Everett school leaders mull next steps on bond, overcrowding

Officials are in this position after voters did not approve a $330.6 million bond measure in February.

Clock is winding down on special election

Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked no later than Tuesday to be counted.

Three felony charges filed for U.S. 2 crash

Brandon Lee Carpenter, of Gold Bar, allegedly led police on a chase March 31 that ended in a crash.

Granite Falls puts new sewer connections on hold

A surge of residential development is on track to eat up its remaining sewer capacity.

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

Ultimate list: Here are the top 15 beers of Snohomish County

These are the 15 the most interesting, iconic and best tasting craft beers in the county.

Longtime Grace United Methodist Church office manager Linda Doyle finds a memento—an intact yellow brick—to remind her of all the good memories here. But Doyle and many church members are excited about Cocoon House’s new home. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

A new generation of good works takes root in Everett

Spirit of Grace United Methodist Church comes down as Cocoon House prepares to build.

Monroe freshman shines at 30th Eason Invitational (video)

Hannah Ganashamoorthy sets the meet record in the long jump and cruises to a 100-meter hurdles win.

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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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