Monroe High School senior quarterback Evan Leggett gets teased by coaches Shane Zey (left) and Scott Darrow (right) at a recent practice. With help from the football program and community, Leggett and his family have persevered after losing their house to a fire in June. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A fire took his family’s home, but Monroe QB has persevered

Evan Leggett and his family lost their home to a fire. But “I’ve still got what I love,” he says.

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

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Snohomish School District students demonstrated in front of Snohomish High School Friday morning to protest sexual misconduct after a high school student said she was forcibly kissed in a hallway. (Isabella Breda / The Herald) 20211022

Snohomish High students walk out to protest sexual misconduct

Among other concerns, a 14-year-old student says she was forcibly kissed by a boy in the hallway.

State reduces penalty for Lake Stevens safety violations

On appeal, Labor and Industries reduced a $19,800 penalty regarding public works employee safety by $3,600.

Everett nurse accused of being imposter for over a decade

Alieu Drammeh, 53, didn’t have a license to practice for years. Yet he was hired again and again around Puget Sound.

Police: ‘Prolific’ Marysville thief stole from dozens of gym lockers

The suspect, 23, was arrested this week for investigation of more than 55 felonies.

Eve Barrows (left) and the students duck and cover under desks during an Earthquake Drill at Port Susan Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Drop, cover, hold on!’ Stanwood kids hear new alarms in quake drill

The Great ShakeOut offered a dress rehearsal Thursday for a new system that aims to warn before the tremors start.

Stanwood's Baylor Hezel, left to right, Olivia Rueckert and Grace Henken celebrate a point against Arlington Thursday night at Stanwood High School on October 21, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Stanwood defeats rival Arlington in 5-set volleyball thriller

The Spartans win the back-and-forth match 3-2 and take the inside track on the Wesco 3A/2A league title.

David Simpson (left) and Scott Murphy.

Port of Everett candidates spar over transparency

An incumbent, David Simpson, is challenged by Everett City Councilmember Scott Murphy.

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New independent music label launches with a party in Everett

Palmer House specializes in cassette tapes. Oliver Elf Army, I Will Keep Your Ghost and FUNERALHOMES will play at the event.

Here’s how you can attract birds, including sparrows, to your yard. (Mike Benbow)

The gardener’s playbook for attracting birds to your yard

If you want birds to visit, you’ll need to provide four basic elements: safety, nesting spots, food and water.

Coronavirus
Community Transit is preparing to shift commuter buses that go to the University of Washington in Seattle to connect with Link light rail in Northgate next year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Union: Community Transit vaccine mandate puts jobs in ‘jeopardy’

Meanwhile, at King County Metro, a similar mandate has significantly boosted vaccination rates.

 

Comment: Some airlines losing nerve on vaccine mandate

Reluctance to protect public health stands in contrast to WSU’s move to fire its football coach.

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A person wears a mask while jogging, Tuesday, April 27, 2021, near the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don't need to cover their faces anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

House facility access limited to vaccinated through January

Lawmakers and legislative employees at the Washington state House must be fully vaccinated to enter.

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An incumbent, David Simpson, is challenged by Everett City Councilmember Scott Murphy.

 

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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.

 

Kamiak's Josh Kim returns a volley during a match against Glacier Peak's Jason Yee at Glacier Peak High School on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak, Glacier Peak meet in boys tennis showdown

The two teams sat atop the Wesco 4A standings heading into Tuesday’s match.

 

Lynnwood's Jordan Whittle sticks his arm out to block a tackle during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood blanks Everett for 2nd straight win

The Royals roll past the Seagulls 28-0 at Edmonds Stadium.

 

Snohomish celebrates a goal by Snohomish's Sara Rodgers (3) Thursday night at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on October 7, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Rodgers’ hat trick lifts Snohomish over Edmonds-Woodway

The Panthers earn a 3-1 win over the Warrios in a matchup of two contenders in Wesco 2A/3A.