Executive Officer Joseph Gunta reaches out to hug his daughter Charlotte, 2, after arriving on the USS John S. McCain in Everett on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 24 years abroad, USS John S. McCain calls Everett home

The ship brings with it over 300 sailors and their families to the area from Yokosuka, Japan.

Everett firefighter who got cancer settles for $1.2M

It marks the end of a decade-long saga that started when Michael Weaver was diagnosed with melanoma in 2011.

Firefighters contained a fire to a storage area inside Cabela's around 5am this morning. Smoke spread throughout building, putting preliminary damage estimate at about $500,000. We're glad no one is hurt. Sno County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating cause. (Marysville Fire District)

Fire causes $500K damage at Tulalip Cabela’s

The outdoor supplies store closed after heavy smoke damaged merchandise and more in the building.

People hold signs in protest of the vaccine mandate after Boeing announced it would terminate workers who do not comply on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Some Boeing workers protest in Everett over vaccine mandate

The Boeing Company announced earlier this week that its workers must be vaccinated by Dec. 8.

Police say a woman had a concealed handgun in her possession as she was being booked on a DUI charge at the Snohomish County Jail on Wednesday. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Woman had gun in her abdomen when booked into jail

The loaded Colt .25-caliber semiautomatic handgun was found in the folds of her flesh at the Snohomish County Jail.

Another housing unit at Monroe prison targeted for closure

A corrections leader says 502 workers could lose their jobs if they aren’t vaccinated against COVID by Monday.

Halloween decorations drape the home of Cameo and Nick Beedle of Everett. Spiders webs, giant teeth, grave stones and animatronics will complete the decor in time for Halloween. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘He’s awake!!!’ Monster House rises from slumber in Everett

Sharp teeth, reptilian eyes — Cameo and Nick Beedle’s house is a frightful, delightful experience.

Jelani Guerrero returns an interception during practice Thursday afternoon at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett on October 14, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Switch to wide receiver pays off for Archbishop Murphy senior

Jelani Guerrero moved from running back to wideout and is now the area’s leading receiver.

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

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Developers court Lake Stevens council incumbents with over $20K

Over half of the campaign dollars for four candidates came from people tied to real estate or property development.

Inside the Great Hall of the Monroe castle. All armor and weapons are included with the castle. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Home sweet castle: $2.3M buys a medieval marvel near Monroe

Swords, armor and collectibles are included. The 19-acre property has a gun range and 9-foot dragon.

An Issaquah School District school bus waits at an intersection near where a rally to encourage wider opening of in-person learning was being held, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Issaquah, Wash., east of Seattle. Students in kindergarten and lower-elementary grades recently returned to school in the district under a hybrid in-person learning program, but older elementary, middle-, and high school students are still being taught remotely. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seattle Schools cuts bus routes due to driver shortage

Starting Monday, Seattle Public Schools is suspending 142 school bus routes due to a driver shortage.

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Seattle Seahawks fans during an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Seattle. The Los Angeles Rams won 26-17. (AP Photo/Ben VanHouten)

Vaccine proof or negative test soon required at large events

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the new order, which goes into effect Nov. 15.

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 file photo, a nurse loads a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Jackson, Miss. Millions of Americans are now eligible to receive a Pfizer booster shot to help increase their protection against the worst effects of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Washington’s COVID-19 cases down across all age groups

The downturn comes weeks after the state passed a peak of infection driven by the delta variant.

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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.


Jackson celebrates a goal Tuesday night at Lake Stevens High School on September 28, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson downs Lake Stevens in Wesco 4A battle

Kaeden Hansen scores twice as the Timberwolves earn a 4-2 victory.