Mukilteo Police Chief Cheol Kang smiles while trying a Diamond Knot Tot on Thursday, May 18, 2023 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Police chief departing Mukilteo after 20 years, 322 Yelp reviews

When he’s not keeping the city safe, Cheol Kang moonlights as an “elite” dining reviewer. He’s also known for his haircuts.

Steven Eggers listens during his resentencing at Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Life in prison reduced to 38 years for 1995 Skykomish River killing

Steven Eggers, now 46, was 19 when he murdered Blair Scott, 27. New court rulings granted him a second chance at freedom.

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Lawsuit: Defective inhaler led to death of Mountlake Terrace man

Pharmaceutical company Perrigo recalled inhalers in September 2020. Months earlier, Antonio Fritz Sr. picked one up at a pharmacy.

The M/V Puyallup docks at the Edmonds waterfront on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 in Edmonds. The ferry along with the passenger loading walkway were struck by lightning last week. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tune in for virtual meeting on Edmonds-Kingston ferry

The series of Washington State Ferries meetings are for updates and public comment. A recording is available online.

One of the Jetty Island ferry captains waits for boarders as the ferry begins operations for the summer on Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2016 in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jetty Island ferry reservations open for summer

People can book trips there and back for $3 to $5, as well as $2 parking for eight hours when made online.

A PUD vehicle drives along Lovers Road under newly-erected power poles that will eventually connect Stanwood and Camano Island on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, in Stanwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

To keep Camano lights on, PUD builds a new power line

The new line establishes a second electrical connection to Camano Island, which will help maintain power in windstorms.

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Edmonds stabbing suspect charged with premeditated murder

Ian Bramel-Allen reportedly threatened Bret Northcutt with an “axe or hatchet,” weeks before stabbing him in a WinCo parking lot.

Tracey Silla of Everett leaves her shoes outside as she sets up sleeping bags and pads in her tent at Gold Basin Campground. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Best local campground

You voted, we tallied, here are the results.

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The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: 3 Jackson grads to D-I baseball tournament

Plus, Jayden White is headed back to the NCAA track and field nationals, the Silvertips sign their first-round picks and more.

A map of the I-5/SR 529 Interchange project on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Editorial: Set your muscle memory for work zone speed cameras

Starting next summer, not slowing down in highway work zones can result in a $500 fine.

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Washington's Sami Reynolds runs the bases against McNeese during an NCAA softball game on Saturday, May 20, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Local softball stars Reynolds, Mahler set for WCWS

Washington’s Sami Reynolds (Snohomish) and Stanford’s River Mahler (Monroe) each play prominent roles on their Pac-12 teams.


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A child gets some assistance dancing during Narrow Tarot’s set on the opening night of Fisherman’s Village on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Lucky Dime in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival takes over downtown Everett

The festival features more than 40 local and national acts over three days: “If I go to a show, this is what I want to be near.”


Colten Fritzlan rides a bull during Unleash The Beast at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington on Thursday, April 20, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

‘He was a bucker’: World’s top bull riders put on rowdy rodeo in Everett

On the last ride of the night, Eduardo Aparecido hung onto Blood Moon just long enough to wrangle a win at the PBR event Thursday.


People wander around and photograph fields of tulips, daffodils and other flowers during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival at RoozenGaarde in Mount Vernon, Washington, on Friday April 14, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Flower power is finally here at Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

After a late bloom, stunning photos await at the monthlong festival with art, food, pickleball, millions of bulbs — and traffic.


Mushrooms found by members of the Snohomish County Mycological Society at Lord Hill Park on Saturday, April 8, 2023 in Snohomish, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

That’s a morel: Foraging for mushrooms, friendships in Lord Hill Park

The Snohomish County Mycological Society brings fungi lovers together and educates the public about their many uses.


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Daniel Wehnert, left, and Angela Wehnert pose for a photo at High Rock Castle in Monroe, Wash. Annie Barker / The Everett Herald photo

Crowns, robes + thrones come with the stay at Washington state castle

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The two-hour walk through Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island offers opportunity for inspiration and reflection. (Jennifer Bardsley)

A ‘150-acre wonderland of forest and flowers’ awaits on Bainbridge Island

The 150-acre wonderland, the former home of a timber magnate and his wife, is a beautiful place to visit in any season.


Jessica Miguel is manager and caretaker of the Mansion Inn in Lake Stevens. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A puzzle inspired this Victorian-style bed-and-breakfast in Lake Stevens

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The hairpin curve over Oyster Creek on Chuckanut Scenic Byway in Washington state. The 24-mile road is fun to drive and offers access to trails, shopping, dining and history. Amy Attas/West Coast Traveller photo.

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