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Randy White helps transport dogs from a Fetch airplane to cars waiting on the tarmac to transport the animals to The NOAH Center and PAWS on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Go, dogs, go! Cats, too — on a charter flight from California

Wings of Rescue, which airlifts companion animals, made a big delivery to Everett for local shelters.

Robert Polk (Contributed photo)

Everett mourns the loss of athletic and activities director

Robert Polk, 54, was known for his grace, hard work and desire to help kids compete and succeed.

A large waiting area for people after receiving their vaccinations at Angel of the Winds Arena on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘One in a million’ side effect halts Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Angel of the Winds Arena, a major site offering the JJ shot, has cancelled appointments.

Seattle Storm's Jewell Loyd leans out for a shot as the Seattle Storm took on the Minnesota Lynx at the Angle of the Winds Arena on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The champs are back: Storm returning to Everett for 16 games

The four-time WNBA-champion team will play all of their home games at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

U.S. 2 trestle rebuild part of Senate transportation package

Time is short to get the $17.8 billion plan passed. Its link to climate change bills adds intrigue.

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How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County

Availability of doses is always changing, so keep checking back.

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff.

Virtual care builds mental health connections, even when we’re apart

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is just a phone call away

Signs from the Department of Ecology warning about contamination in the creek that runs through Powder Mill Gulch on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

State order targets Boeing Everett plant’s polluted history

Records show a dispute over cleanup requirements for chemically tainted water. The company denies there’s a disagreement.

The state House transportation budget proposes $15,000,000 to widen state improving Highway 524 between 24th Avenue West in Lynnwood and 9th Avenue SE.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Who wants a wider Highway 524 between Bothell and Lynnwood?

The project list includes expanding the three-mile, two-lane road between Bothell and Lynnwood.

People on jet skis and boats drive past the Hannah Marie, formerly called the Midas, that was run aground along the banks of the Snohomish River on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett couple writes check to clean up the Snohomish River

Phil and Kelly Johnson have donated $50,000 to the county project that removes derelict vessels.

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FILE - In this undated photo, provided by NY Governor's Press Office on Saturday March 27, 2021, is the new "Excelsior Pass" app, a digital pass that people can download to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Vaccine passports being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and dine have become the latest flash point in America’s perpetual political wars, with Republicans portraying them as a heavy-handed intrusion into personal freedom and private health choices. (NY Governor's Press Office via AP, File)

Editorial: Vaccine passports can nudge more toward immunity

Used to persuade rather than exclude, the passports could increase access to businesses and venues.

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A large waiting area for people after receiving their vaccinations at Angel of the Winds Arena on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘One in a million’ side effect halts Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Angel of the Winds Arena, a major site offering the JJ shot, has cancelled appointments.

 

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How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County

Availability of doses is always changing, so keep checking back.

 

 

 

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Signs from the Department of Ecology warning about contamination in the creek that runs through Powder Mill Gulch on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

State order targets Boeing Everett plant’s polluted history

Records show a dispute over cleanup requirements for chemically tainted water. The company denies there’s a disagreement.

 

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Inside the Newsroom
The Herald's first Sunday edition, shown here on a microfilm viewer, was published April 5, 1981. (Julie Muhlstein)

40 years of Sundays: Herald’s seen changes, mission remains

The newspaper’s first Sunday edition was published April 5, 1981, and this columnist was on the job.

 

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Reporting with empathy during dire circumstances

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My years in journalism have been an unforgettable ride

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Photography
Jackson's Helena Ah-Loe is high-fived after a home run against Everett Thursday afternoon at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek on April 8, 2021. Jackson dominated Everett, 15-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson scores nine in the first, thumps Everett

The Timberwolves moved to 2-0 on the season behind a big day at the plate.

 

Lake Stevens High host Snohomish High Thursday night in Lake Stevens on March 25, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets 25-20, 25-22 and 25-20.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens tops Snohomish in matchup of unbeatens

The Vikings improved to 8-0 on the season with a 3-0 sweep of the Panthers on Thursday night.

 

Kamiak's Wesley Garret runs through multiple tackles during the game against Cascade on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak thumps Cascade in battle of Wesco unbeatens

The Knights cap an impressive turnaround with a 44-14 win and finish the season 4-0.

 

Edmonds-Woodway's Ryan Fahey escapes multiple tackles to run the ball down the field during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Edmonds-Woodway races past Lynnwood to move to 4-0

The Warriors have a big game on the ground and on defense in a 56-7 win.