Seat filled on Darrington School Board — finally

Dave Holmer, a former superintendent and high school principal, defeated Jennie Requa by three votes.

Student saved by custodian’s Heimlich maneuver

Eisenhower Middle’s Christopher Hughes knew what to do when Julie Barnett alerted him to the girl.

Man who made bomb claim after Highway 9 crash is charged

A competency evaluation has been ordered for a driver who claimed there was a bomb in his vehicle.

Bicyclist struck, killed by SUV in Granite Falls

A bicyclist died Tuesday after he was struck by an SUV in Granite Falls. The man had been riding on W. Stanley… Continue reading

Now hiring: Younger factory workers, at Boeing and elsewhere

The company and its training partners are fighting perceptions of a dying manufacturing industry.

Operation Homefront provides support for military families

It recently opened an office in Everett, where 2 Snohomish County women lead the nonprofit’s efforts.

Woman arrested after husband attacked with knife

She had been arguing with her husband about money and a divorce, according to police statements.

Thanks to car seat, baby in crash escapes serious injury

After the single-vehicle rollover in Marysville, the infant was examined and released from a hospital.

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EVENTS Hear all of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ The Northwest Chorale performs Handel’s “Messiah” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St. There… Continue reading

Woman, 81, found in filth with broken hip; son arrested

Her legs were bound, her clothing was soiled and she was suffering from numerous health problems.

Judge temporarily blocks Everett’s bikini-barista dress code

The preliminary injunction bars the city from enforcing the law pending a legal challenge.

City attorneys: Methadone clinics should be allowed downtown

The Planning Commission will discuss, and may vote on, the issue during Tuesday’s meeting.

New rate plan means less money for conservation district

Under the plan OK’d by the County Council, property owners will pay less than the district had sought.

Marysville Getchell High School junior David Samaniego is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

He’s into Latin, so naturally he’s also into sword-fighting

It’s a Roman thing, explains David Samaniego, a junior at Marysville Getchell High School.

Marysville Getchell High School junior David Samaniego is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Edmonds’ Civic Field park project gets million-dollar boost

The Hazel Miller Foundation has pledged $1.5 million for the project, which could total $12 million.

County exec dislikes council’s budget, but what can he do?

Dave Somers says the County Council’s proposal, leaner than his, could mean layoffs and other problems.

Video: Boar spotted pigging out in north Everett

Only 3 feet long or so, it appeared to be someone’s pet in the Northwest neighborhood.

In the school lunch line, self esteem can be expensive

When students can’t pay, most schools offer a free stigma sandwich. But not in the Edmonds district.

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EVENTS Free holiday jazz The Edmonds Community College Soundstation vocal jazz group and the Edmonds-Woodway High School Jazz Big Band will perform at the 88.5… Continue reading