Search for missing hiker nears 3 weeks, as family clings to hope

“We’re hunting every angle,” says the boyfriend of Samantha Sayers, 28, who went missing Aug. 1.

Funko’s 1-year anniversary party had things poppin’ in Everett

Funatics filled the streets, snaked around the block and filled their shopping baskets in the store.

Judge nixes gun restriction measure, says print is too small

It now goes to the state Supreme Court to decide if Initiative 1639 will be on the ballot this fall.

1 of 5 teens pleads guilty in south Everett drug killing

The 17-year-old faces decades in prison for shooting a woman who was protecting her son during a robbery.

Brown is the new blue: Potentially dangerous smoke to return

The Weather Service says a wind shift will bring wildfire smoke from British Columbia starting Sunday.

Whidbey’s feeling the dwindling options for recycled plastic

The county accepts plastics numbered 1 through 7; a private firm in Freeland takes only No. 1 or 2.

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Addiction care provider clashes with Everett over downtown ban

“We know that need exists specifically in the area where the moratorium is,” one doctor said.

Will seismometers be in place before our volcano erupts?

Some object to placing equipment in the Glacier Peak wilderness and using helicopters to do so.

At home with the ‘upcycled’ option

Katie and Dave Forbes, of Bothell, took a different path toward home ownership

Looking for a new sport to try? How about lawn bowling

The obscure sport is a hidden gem in the Pacific Northwest.

A bee looks for pollen in the center of an orchette dahlia, commonly called “Fancy Pants”, at the home of Snohomish County Dahlia Society’s president Alli Richards on Thursday, Aug. 16 in Everett. The Snohomish County Dahlia Show is this weekend. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Showtime for ‘dazzling dahlias’

The 109th annual Snohomish County Dahlia Show happens this weekend in Everett.

Marketplace’s Ziad I Youssef.

The intersection of criminal law and other law

Understanding how a criminal conviction can have incidental consequences in other areas of law’s Ziad I Youssef.

La intersección de la ley penal y otra ley

Comprendiendo cómo una condena penal puede tener consecuencias incidentales en otras áreas de la ley


Signing up for local alerts through the Snohomish County alert and warning system can help you stay safe.

When recreating outdoors, know your hazards and prepare ahead of time

Sign up for local alerts through the Snohomish County alert and warning system, SnoCoAlerts


Mark Walsh, a 2017 WSU Everett graduate in electrical engineering.

WSU Everett engineering graduates helping remap the Titanic

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Editorial Cartoons

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Aug. 18

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, Aug. 17

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Aug. 16

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Aug. 15

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A look at the Cascade football team and its 3-headed monster

The Bruins have a slew of talented running backs to lead their Wing-T rushing attack.


Weekend US 2 trestle closure is expected to create a mess

Detours this time will be much longer, and Highway 9 in particular is expected to be jammed.

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Jet bridges installed at Paine Field passenger terminal

This week, the new building began to look more like a place where you can board an airplane.

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The rootin’-tootin’ music man of Snohomish

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Photos of the week(s)

About 3 weeks’ worth of the best of the best from Herald photographers


Gallery: Summer Meltdown brings funk and fun to Darrington

From technicolor stages in the forest to big name headliners, the music festival is eclectic.


Gallery: AquaSox beat Emeralds, 5-2

Cano’s grandslam seals win


Gallery: 2018 Tour De Terrace Parade

Hundreds gather for the annual Tour de Terrace parade in Mountlake Terrace to kickoff Seafair.