A weekly collection of The Herald’s top images by staff photographers and others.
Gracie Britt, one of many STEM students at Lakewood High, watches the class fish on Dec. 19 in Lakewood. The STEM class studied the effects of pet fish released into the Seven Lakes area. Britt, a sophomore, wants to become a Marine biologist. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
The McCabe building at 3120 Hewitt Ave. was built in 1892 and once housed the Castle Tavern. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Speech Therapist Emily Million tries to escape a hammock in the Occupational Therapy room during an Open house for students at new Lake Stevens Early Learning Center on Dec. 22 in Lake Stevens. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Ingrid Fosberg (left) and teammate Mia Dickenson (right) scramble with Union’s Kaneyl Carpenter (center) for a loose ball at Mountlake Terrace High School on Dec. 27. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Harper Ninaud, 3, holds up her matching letters as parents and their toddlers enjoying reading, songs and activities at the Lake Stevens Library on Dec. 19. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Everett Community College men’s basketball head coach Mike Trainman watches as Gio Jackson (center) throws a pass during practice in the Walt Price Student Fitness Center gymnasium on Dec. 26 in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Everett’s Dustin Wolf (left) defends the goal with Vancouver’s Owen Hardy (center) and Everett’s Ian Walker in the first period at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on Dec. 29. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)