A weekly collection of The Herald’s best images by staff photographers and others.
Engineer Bill Rietkerk in front of a Boeing 747-8 in the Everett factory. Boeing has been building jetliners at Paine Field for 50 years, and Rietkerk has been with the company since the Everett plant was opened in 1967. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Brent Morgan of Absolute Construction Co. watches through a doorway as co-worker Eric Mahlman uses a backhoe and rope to pull a large chunk of ceiling and roof off a house in Lake Stevens. The house, known to some as the “spaceship house,” was built in 1983 near North Lakeshore Drive and Main Street. Long before the demolition was begun Monday, the house had fallen into disrepair and the owner finally decided to tear it down. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Susan Russell, the Arts Council of Snohomish County’s first Artist of the Year in 1992, at work in Everett in 2010. Russell, who taught art for many years at Snohomish High School and in Marysville and Lake Stevens, died May 14 at her home in Portland. (Herald file / Michael O’Leary)
Gayle and Brent Yeadon at their home, the former Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, in Mukilteo. The Yeadons spent 12 years renovating the church into a house and are now selling it for $2.1 million. (Daniella Beccaria / For the Herald)
Music prodigy Elijah Croyle, 14, practices on an electric guitar at Valley View Middle School in Snohomish. He recently wrote a breezy Brazilian-style jazz samba, which was performed in March by a professional jazz band in Seattle. Elijah was there to explain his work. (Dan Bates / The Herald)