A weekly collection of The Herald’s top images by staff photographers and others.
Marysville Pilchuck’s Josiah Gould attempts a shot with Arlington’s Max Smith (left) and Arlington’s Josh Gutierrez defending during the 3A semifinals at Henry M. Jackson High School in Everett on Feb. 14. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Twin sisters Emma (center) and Chloe Orick, 3, spend time with their mother, Sihaya Sweum, on Feb. 8. The Orick sisters spent time in the hospital for smoke inhalation treatment following a fire at their apartment on Jan. 29 and are now doing well. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Raigan Reed attempts a shot with Glacier Peak’s Alexyss Newman (left) and Nicole Jensen defending during the 4A district championships at Everett Community College on Feb. 15. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
In front of a stage in the Marysville Pilchuck High School gymnasium, students surround others who show off some dancing skills for the crowd. MPHS was hosting Interhigh for more than three dozen schools from around the region. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Capt. Nick Adsero (left) and firefighter Brent Duckworth braved thick black smoke and flames to save trapped 3-year-old twin sisters Chloe and Emma Orick at a Jan. 29 fire at Olin Fields Apartments in Everett. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
Stanwood’s Sam Grant will be competing in multiple freestyle events at the upcoming Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 3A state championships at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
Monroe police officers (left) and Snohomish County Fire District 7 firefighters (right) prepare to move Sister Barbara Geib’s casket to a gathering room just off the sanctuary at St. Mary of the Valley Catholic Church in Monroe Thursday. Geib was a longtime chaplain with Monroe police and fire departments. (Dan Bates / The Herald)