Jamie Copeland is a senior at Cedar Park Christian Schools’ Mountlake Terrace campus. She is a basketball player, ASB president, cheerleader and, of course, a Lion. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Cedar Park Christian senior stepping up to new challenges

Jamie Copeland’s academics include STEM studies, leadership, ASB activities, honor society.

 

Sailors await to disembark the U.S.S. Kidd on Sunday morning at Naval Station Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Cheering families welcome Kidd, Shoup after 6 months at sea

I get back Daddy back today,” one homemade sign said at Naval Station Everett.

 

Clubs & Interests

Women’s Groups & Causes, Senior Socials

 

County seeks to recoup costs from new ballot drop box law

A quarter-milllion dollars could be spent to add more boxes to rural areas.

Front Porch

EVENTS Book sale in Arlington The Friends of the Arlington Library’s monthly book sale is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and 10… Continue reading

Ian Terry / The Herald Westbound cars merge from Highway 204 and 20th Street Southeast onto the trestle during the morning commute on Thursday, March 30 in Lake Stevens. Photo taken on 03302017

Heavy traffic on toll idea to help fund a new U.S. 2 trestle

A GOP lawmaker’s chart shows theoretical toll rates of up to $6.30 to cross the trestle one-way.

Ian Terry / The Herald Westbound cars merge from Highway 204 and 20th Street Southeast onto the trestle during the morning commute on Thursday, March 30 in Lake Stevens. Photo taken on 03302017

In Uniform

A collection of news and events about and for active duty military and veterans.

Monroe pharmacy interns serve in Ghana

Earlier this year, University of Washington School of Pharmacy students and EvergreenHealth Monroe Pharmacy interns, Justin Fernando and Marissa Norton, traveled to Ghana for a… Continue reading

Pilot program that opens roads to ATVs near Sultan OK’d

Supporters see tourism benefits. Opponents concerned about injury and pollution risks.

Senators attach VA caregiver expansion to ‘Choice’ reform plan

By Tom Philpott The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has embraced a plan from Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., to expand eligibility for post-9/11 caregiver benefits to… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

Way to go

Local people doing good things in the community

Herald photos of the week

A weekly collection of The Herald’s top images by staff photographers and others.… Continue reading

Suspect in Everett killing captured, escaped and recaptured

The teen may face consequences in adult court if charged in connection with last week’s violence.

These little piggies stay home

Norman, who was spotted last week in Everett, is part of a trio kept as pets by the “pig whisperer.”

Woman, 47, found dead in Marysville jail cell

She’d been in custody about four days after being arrested on warrants, police said.

Mayor tries new tactic to curb fire department overtime

Stephanson says an engine won’t go into service when the only available staff would be on overtime.

Parents of man who died during WSP chase still have questions

Garrett Olson crashed after fleeing a trooper. WSP says the trooper’s actions were within policy.

Heather Lopez (third from left), received bad news about new brain tumors, and was advised to do what she wants and what matters—now. Lopez and her fiance, Jimmy Absher (second from left), have changed their wedding date from April to Dec. 17. Here, the couple and their family, Heather’s son, Landon Tarpenian, 10, (left), her mom Marsha Lopez (middle), her sister’s son, Gavin Goodman, 8, sister’s husband Brooke Goodman and her sister Jennifer Goodman gather on Mukilteo beach so photographer-friend Tessa Burrus can take family pictures. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Doctor’s orders: ‘You need to do what matters’

Heather Lopez, diagnosed with cancer, and her fiance move up their wedding date.

Heather Lopez (third from left), received bad news about new brain tumors, and was advised to do what she wants and what matters—now. Lopez and her fiance, Jimmy Absher (second from left), have changed their wedding date from April to Dec. 17. Here, the couple and their family, Heather’s son, Landon Tarpenian, 10, (left), her mom Marsha Lopez (middle), her sister’s son, Gavin Goodman, 8, sister’s husband Brooke Goodman and her sister Jennifer Goodman gather on Mukilteo beach so photographer-friend Tessa Burrus can take family pictures. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Kamiak music teacher named state’s best

Nancy Duck-Jefferson, choir teacher at Kamiak High School, was recently selected as the High School Music Educator of the Year by the Washington Music Educators… Continue reading