Herald writers, photographers win SPJ awards
Daily news papers -- mid-sized (circulation 25,001 to 65,000)
Spot news reporting, 3rd place: Debra Smith, Amy Daybert, Eric Stevick, Diana Hefley, Rikki King, The Daily Herald Co. for "Jayme had so much more to give us"
Government & Political Reporting, 3rd place: Staff, The Daily Herald Co. for "Need to Know"
Business Reporting, 1st place: Michelle Dunlop, The Daily Herald Co. for "New life for the mighty 767"
Social Issues Reporting, 1st place: Diana Hefley, The Daily Herald Co. for "Drug court, arts program giving kids a chance at a clean slate"
Personalities Reporting, 1st place: Sarah Weiser, The Daily Herald Co. for "The battle within: trying to find the man inside the marine"
Long Feature Story, 3rd place: Alejandro Dominguez, The Daily Herald Co. for "Faith to go forward: After terrible accident, young man finds solace"
Sports Feature Story, 1st place: Scott M. Johnson, The Daily Herald Co. for "The rise of 'The Wildcat,' Everett's first sports superstar
Editorial & Commentary, 2nd place: Carol MacPherson, The Daily Herald Co.
News Photography, 3rd place: Sarah Weiser, The Daily Herald Co. for "Fatal crash"
Video, 3rd place: Mark Mulligan, Annie Mulligan, HeraldNet for "Cascade Quest: Sled dog racing"
Education Reporting, 2nd place: Katie Murdoch, The Weekly Herald for "Joan Jett: Scriber kids are rock `n roll"
Graphics & Illustrations -- All Circulation Sizes Judged Together. 2nd place: Bob Kelton, The Daily Herald Co.
Leisure & Lifestyle Reporting, 3rd place: Kurt Batdorf, Snohomish County Business Journal for "Dick's opens, and there is much rejoicing"
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