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Former Everett firefighter gets 15 years for sex trafficking

Prosecutors said David Peter Vier, 63, picked up teen girls in Seattle and drove them to Wyoming.

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After buying velcro flags, uniforms and insignia pins, longtime customer David Edwards (right) shakes hands Wednesday with Shawn Winters, grandson of owners Jerry and Donna Winters, at Ed’s Surplus & Marine in Lynnwood. Ed’s is closing Oct. 31 after 50 years in business. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Ed’s Surplus closing: ‘This is like losing a dear ol’ friend’

The 50-year Lynnwood landmark, which sells bait, gear and military items, is going to online sales only.

Local cold case helps ‘60 Minutes’ explain genetic genealogy

An arrest in a 1987 double-murder was one of three examples highlighted in a segment you can watch here.

Snohomish County is looking for information about the mailboxes that once stood outside the Steelhead Haven community that was destroyed by the Oso mudslide in 2014. Officials involved in the project welcome pictures or stories about the 43 people whose lives were lost.

Artist seeks help re-creating Oso landmark for memorial

A bronze sculpture will feature mailboxes that once stood along Highway 530 near the Steelhead Haven neighborhood.

Sales tax measure would pay for emergency radio replacement

Snohomish County voters are asked to weigh raising the sales tax by 10 cents on a $100 purchase.

Like it or not, the future of pitching in baseball is upon us

As the definition of “starter” blurs, hard-throwing, multi-inning relievers are becoming the new norm.

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

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Carroll: Blame me, not Schottenheimer, for slow start

The Seahawks coach says it’s his fault the team failed to establish the run in starting the season 0-2.

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Eric Lancaster of Everett is participating in National Novel Writing Month in November. Lancaster spends much of his writing time at the Everett Public Library, which is also hosting the local chapter event. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Write a book in 30 days: Writers prepare for novel challenge

National Novel Writing Month dares you to write a 50,000-word book in just a month.

Anna Marie Laurence holds up an outfit that belonged to her mother, Helen Jackson, whose favorite color was yellow. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Jackson home stays in family, but many treasures to be sold

Items ordinary to extraordinary will be found at an estate sale organized by the Assistance League.

Help is wanted at Paine Field’s new passenger terminal

You can’t yet book a commercial flight from Everett, but you can apply for a job there.

 

Marketplace

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

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Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

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New one-stop shop in Marysville for cannabis consumers

Tulalip Tribes bring you expertise on a wide variety of cannabis products

 

Boeing inspires the next generation of engineers and technologists

Thousands of young students benefit from company volunteers’ teaching in STEM subjects

 

Editorial Cartoons

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Oct. 23

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Oct. 22

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Oct. 21

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Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Oct. 20

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Videos

Local cold case helps ‘60 Minutes’ explain genetic genealogy

An arrest in a 1987 double-murder was one of three examples highlighted in a segment you can watch here.

 

A booming economy won’t make next state budget less taxing

Gov. Inslee warns of a $1.5 billion gap and says there are few ways to bridge it.

 

All on one page, election-related editorial board interviews

We recorded a selection of discussions with candidates and ballot-measure proponents and opponents.

 

I-1631, the carbon tax: Proponents and opponents face off

Both sides, seeking The Herald’s endorsement, met with us as we formulated our opinion.

 

Photography

Gallery: Sunday at Skate America in Everett

Sunday of Skate America in Everett featured Ladies Free Skating and Free Dance.

 

Ashley Cain is spun by her partner Timothy Leduc during the paris free skating program at the 2018 Skate America competition on Saturday at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gallery: Saturday of Skate America in Everett

Saturday of Skate America in Everett featured Men’s Free Skating and Pair’s Free Skating.

 

Photos of the week

Images from Herald photographers

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Gallery: Skate America in Everett

We’re a major stop in a series of international figure-skating events.