Aj Crecelius with her 12-year-old son at their home on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Distraught,’ another Monroe student leaves school over racism

The school district will work with an equity consultant to improve inclusivity starting in January.

People walk through Grand Avenue Park with umbrellas on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Congratulations, you survived Everett’s second-wettest fall

Since 1948, only one other September-October-November period has brought more rain to Paine Field.

Matthew McGowan walks into the courtroom before the start of (his sentencing) a motion for a new trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Sentence reduced 7 years for Everett man who tied man to tree to die

Matthew McGowan sought resentencing under a state Supreme Court ruling. Hundreds of other local defendants could follow.

Lawsuit: Snohomish chiropractor sexually abused girl, 14

A young woman filed a new civil case against Kenneth Parker, a former Snohomish chiropractor accused of abusing over 20 patients.

Joe Nichols mist the rink putting the finishing touches on Pacific Ice, a new outdoor ice rink at Pacific Rim Plaza, on the waterfront Thursday afternoon in Everett on December 2, 2021. The 30-by-60 foot will open Friday at 3pm and run through Jan. 31. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Opening delayed for new ice rink on Everett waterfront

The hotly anticipated attraction was supposed to open last Saturday. It’s expected to open Friday.

FILE - A person walks near the Legislative Building, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington's redistricting commission failed to meet its deadline and on Tuesday, Nov. 16, kicked the job of creating new political maps to the state Supreme Court. The bipartisan commission had a deadline of 11:59 p.m. Monday to approve new boundaries for congressional and legislative districts following the 2020 census. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

State Supreme Court declines to draw new redistricting plan

All nine justices said the commission “substantially complied” with statutory deadlines.

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Juniper Player, 4, a student at the Early Learning Center, wears a sign in protest of the proposed plan to close pre-kindergarten facility on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

In about-face, EvCC pauses plan to close Early Learning Center

The child-care center has operated at a deficit, says college President Daria Willis. But for families, it has been a boon.

Lake Stevens' Micah Avery, left-right, Ashten Hendrickson, Grant Lynch, Dylan Slezak and Bryce Slezak are the starting offensive linemen for Lake Stevens state championship run. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Unsung O-line plays key role in Lake Stevens’ run to title game

Smaller and more inexperienced than usual, the Vikings’ offensive line has still found ways to excel.

Steve Smith gift ideas for gardeners

Ten gift ideas for gardeners

From puzzles to pruners, how to pick the perfect present for the green thumbs on your list.

A banner outside the door of Goodies in Mountlake Terrace says, “$795,000 Hit 5 ticket sold here.” (Andrea Brown / The Herald) 20211201

Who has the $795,000 Hit 5 ticket sold in Mountlake Terrace?

The winner has until Dec. 8 to claim the prize from a lottery ticket sold June 11 at Goodies Food.

The 1991 Cascade High School football team. (Photo provided by the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

‘A ragtag group’: Reliving Cascade’s state football title in 1991

Players and coaches remember the last Snohomish County team to win a title in the state’s largest classification.

Robert J. Sutherland (Washington State House Republicans)

Editorial: State House covid rules won’t exclude GOP lawmakers

A requirement for vaccination only means those unvaccinated will have to attend sessions remotely.

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Comment: It’s already too late for travel bans to stop omicron

While they have been effective for some countries, they were part of a broader strategy of measures.

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With omicron likely to appear here, officials urge boosters

Washington’s state epidemiologist said it could be weeks before we know more about the new coronavirus variant.




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Lynnwood's Dina Yonas drives to the hoop during the game against Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood girls down Jackson as winter sports begin

The Royals open their basketball season with a 59-51 win over the Timberwolves.


Children watch the Veterans Day Parade as it makes its way down Olympic Avenue on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gallery: Arlington hosts Veterans Day Parade

People gathered along Olympic Avenue in Arlington to celebrate veterans.


Lake Stevens’ Peri Hoshock sends the ball past Mount Si’s Lauren Kremer in a Class 4A Wes-King Bi-District tournament semifinal volleyball matchup Tuesday in Lake Stevens. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens clinches state volleyball berth

The undefeated Vikings get pushed by Mount Si in the bi-district semifinals, but find a way to win.


Arlington's Levi Younger reaches out for a pass during the game against Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington stuns Marysville Pilchuck in Wesco 3A North showdown

The Eagles shut down 3A No. 3-ranked Marysville Pilchuck’s high-powered ground attack in a 28-14 win.


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