Andrea Brown

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.

 

This is one trend that’s come back around

On Record Store Day, old-fashioned vinyl is more popular than ever.

 

Again, students here join nationwide protests over shootings

Friday’s marches and walkouts marked the 19th anniversary of the shootings at Columbine. (With video)

 

These young pageant princesses try to keep it real — fun

For two Lake Stevens sisters, the notorious world of beauty pageants is all about being yourself.

An Everett ‘potcast’ explains what all the buzz is about

“In the Weeds” covers the marijuana industry’s retail trends and the art of smoking “flower.”

This Kamiak High student is more than SAT-isfied with a 1600

Junior Andrew Shin credits positive thinking for the top score on the college admissions test.

Gun violence, school safety taking center stage

Rep. Rick Larsen, Mukilteo City Council set aside time to talk about these issues

Nancy Isely leads her Spanish Zumba class Monday night at the YMCA in Mukilteo. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Booty-shaking is great exercise in any language

Zumba at the Mukilteo YMCA is the first exercise class there to be offered in Spanish.

Nancy Isely leads her Spanish Zumba class Monday night at the YMCA in Mukilteo. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Yes, they’ve been practicing — a lot — to get to Carnegie Hall

Mariner High’s chamber choir is in New York to sing where “only the best of the best get to perform.”

With Alexa in every room, no one in the house flips a switch

This family has seven Echo devices. Life’s a little easier, but “Alexa creeps me out,” says one boy

Cub Scout Grace Davis (left) recites the Scout Oath with other members of Packs 121 and 16 at Silver Lake Elementary on Monday in Everett. Davis, 7, made history as the first registered girl Cub Scout in the Mount Baker Council. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

They’re among the first female Eagle Scouts in-the-making

Meet the new all-girls Cub Scout den of Silver Lake Elementary. One member is also a Girl Scout Daisy.

Cub Scout Grace Davis (left) recites the Scout Oath with other members of Packs 121 and 16 at Silver Lake Elementary on Monday in Everett. Davis, 7, made history as the first registered girl Cub Scout in the Mount Baker Council. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Lacie Marsh-Carroll stirs wax before pouring candles in her garage at her home in Lake Stevens on March 17. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This Lake Stevens candlemaker waxes profane

Her products are dripping sarcasm. “Have a friend going through a divorce? I have a candle for that.”

Lacie Marsh-Carroll stirs wax before pouring candles in her garage at her home in Lake Stevens on March 17. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Scratching at this Safeway in Everett can pay off

The store is the luckiest place in the region to buy scratch tickets with prizes of $1,000 or more.

There’s a plan for Mukilteo’s waterfront parking problem

A collaboration with the Tulalip Tribes will provide spaces for Whidbey commuters or day visitors.

Former TV journalist opens coffee, gelato and wine business

The Newsroom in Mill Creek also features events such as dancing and board game sessions.

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.

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

Students here join thousands nationwide to protest shootings

Classes at high schools all over Snohomish County were disrupted for 17 minutes in remembrance. [VIDEO]

Bibbity the goat rides of the back of Star the cow on the farm of Randy De Jong, his little piece of Iowa in Snohomish. (Andrea Brown / The Daily Herald)

Impromptu livestock-on-livestock rodeo is a thing at Snohomish farm

At the De Jong place, miniature goats often hop on the backs of cows — and hang on for the ride.

Bibbity the goat rides of the back of Star the cow on the farm of Randy De Jong, his little piece of Iowa in Snohomish. (Andrea Brown / The Daily Herald)

‘Off the wall’: Washington State Ferries haiku contest

They wanted to do something a little different. Deadline for entry is Friday.

Everett is a ‘staycation’ wonderland — better than Cleveland!

Expedia says this is one of the nation’s best places for a stay-at-home vacation.