Five-month-old Felix Shope lies in his stroller ready to go home from the Snohomish County Courthouse with his new mom and dad, Alicia and Josh Shope of Edmonds. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

16 youngsters get the gift of home on National Adoption Day

A joyful day at county courthouse tempered with the great need for stable, loving homes.


Aerospace workers adjust to changing industry

The number of Boeing workers dropped almost 10 percent since last year


City Council OKs initial funding for Smith Avenue parking lot

The site of the former Smith Street Mill is being developed in anticipation of light rail.


Single fingerprint on robbery note leads to arrest

The holdup occurred at a U.S. Bank branch in Lynnwood in August.

Lynnwood, Marysville, Sultan consider ban on safe injection sites

If approved, they would join Lake Stevens and Snohomish County, which have temporary bans.

Police suspected neighbor of dealing drugs in Marysville

The suspect was busted at his house across the street from the Marysville Police Department.

Mill Creek councilman no longer lives in city, panel finds

The Canvassing Board determined Sean Kelly is not eligible to vote there.

Serving “the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind” a calling

Dan’l Markham now connects the Everett Gospel Mission with churches on issues surrounding poverty.

Couple marries where they had their first date: the hospital

The Marysville couple had planned to be married twice before but their plans were waylaid.

Coming together as family

Special-needs students and teachers at the Transition Center cooked up a Thanksgiving feast.

Faith Calendar for Nov. 18 to Dec. 2, 2017

EVENTS Bazaar, Everett: Annual bazaar is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18 at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road. Gifts, quilts, baked goods. Lunch features pie.… Continue reading

Lynnwood’s property tax promise to homeowners sort of true

They were told consolidation of fire departments would save, but new rates likely will be more.

Man convicted of 4 counts of wire fraud, 1 count of embezzlement

He siphoned away more than $50,000 from the U.S. Naval Seat Cadet Corps.

Stranger offered candy to student walking home from school

The Granite Falls School District is warning families about a potential luring incident. A stranger offered candy to a student who was… Continue reading

Woman who died in 5-car crash identified

A car driven by Susan E. Sill rear-ended another vehicle Wednesday on Smokey Point Boulevard.

Opening day: ‘Lots of high-fives’ among skiers at Stevens Pass

Two chairs were running Thursday, and two more were expected to open on the weekend.

Front Porch

EVENTS Snohomish man’s legacy The life and legacy of William Shelton, the last hereditary leader of the Snohomish people, will be the topic of the… Continue reading

In Everett, we mourn the demise of 747 passenger service

By year’s end, no U.S. carrier will fly passengers on the iconic Boeing jet, the first jumbo.

A Democrat and ex-Republican team up to end two-party politics

Brian Baird and Chris Vance unveil a new organization called Washington Independents.

A felon on his meth: ‘That stuff make me do crazy things’

The Lynnwood man is now charged in a dangerous 2016 police chase that ended in a crash.