Company donates ATV to Arlington Police

Arlington real estate company Vine Street Group donated an all-terrain vehicle to the Arlington Police Department on Nov. 20. The ATV will be used for… Continue reading

Firefighters bring holiday cheer

Everett Firefighters IAFF Local 46 collected toys through December to donate to Toys for Tots and Christmas House. “As firefighters it’s our mission to help… Continue reading

Lynnwood man facing cancer, job loss admits to robbing banks

Authorities say Russell Beeman, 57, lived a crime-free life before two Wells Fargo branches were hit.

New veterans group sets up shop in Mill Creek

AMVETS hopes to avoid stepping on the toes of nearby American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts.

Rotary honors Everett teens

The Rotary Club of Everett honored its Students of the Month for January from Cascade, Everett and Sequoia high schools. Salima Rugabano, of Everett, plans… Continue reading

At a funeral Mass for Sister Barbara Geib at St. Mary of the Valley Catholic Church in Monroe Thursday, the Rev. Phillip Bloom officiates as police, firefighters, nuns from Geib’s religious order and others listen and take part. Geib, a parish sister at the church, was Monroe’s first police chaplain. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

She was guardian to the guardians, a friend to all

Sister Barbara Geib, a pillar of Monroe Catholic parish and chaplain to first responders, dies at 85.

At a funeral Mass for Sister Barbara Geib at St. Mary of the Valley Catholic Church in Monroe Thursday, the Rev. Phillip Bloom officiates as police, firefighters, nuns from Geib’s religious order and others listen and take part. Geib, a parish sister at the church, was Monroe’s first police chaplain. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Herald photos of the week

A weekly collection of The Herald’s top images by staff photographers and others.… Continue reading

Attic burns in empty, newly remodeled Lynnwood house

Investigators estimated the damage at $80,000.

Edmonds Lions Club donates to food bank

The Edmonds Lions Club on Jan. 22 donated $5,400 to the Edmonds Food Bank. Proceeds come from a raffle of gift certificates donated by local… Continue reading

Faith Calendar for Feb. 10-24, 2018

EVENTS Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s current Reel World Cinema Series theme is “Memorable Women Surviving Against the Grain.” The Feb. 16 film is “All… Continue reading

For Snohomish librarian, Olympic knowledge is golden

She’s compiled a list of books, DVDs and online resources for armchair winter sports fans.

Front Porch

HEADS UP Everett Transit bus fares may increase Everett Transit is considering fare increases that would take effect in 2019. All fares would go up… Continue reading

Inspiring college students highlighted

The Washington State Association of College Trustees on Jan. 22 honored 34 community and technical college students as 2018 Transforming Lives award winners. The annual… Continue reading

Lynnwood school celebrates Catholic Schools Week

St. Thomas More Parish School in Lynnwood celebrated Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 28-Feb. 2. Catholic Schools Week is a tradition started in 1974. It celebrates… Continue reading

Man faces murder charge for fatal apartment fire

William Matthews initially denied any involvement but later told police he used a lighter to start it.

Mariner fills in for Blue Thunder

The members of the Mariner High School drum line filled in at the last minute on Jan. 11 to lead the Special Olympics Parade in… Continue reading

Rail car swap eases overcrowding on Sounder train

Sound Transit on Monday adds an additional passenger car on the 7:15 a.m. Sounder departure from Everett to Seattle to help relieve crowding. “The last… Continue reading

State House backs Snohomish County opioid help center

It passed a bill which would put a similar diversion center program in Spokane County.

Statewide drug take back program clears House

A bill was approved to give every community a safe way to dispose of unused medications.

Everett-area man accused of peddling guns, grenades

Police reports say he had altered training grenades into pipe-bomb-style devices.