MyMyToyStore.com owner Tom Harrison at his brick and mortar storefront on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Near-death experience planted seeds for downtown Everett toy store

Former attorney Tom Harrison survived 9/11. It caused him to ask what’s important in life. Today, he runs MyMyToyStore.

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney in a video decries an erosion of public safety and increase in brazen criminal behavior. (Screenshot)

Snohomish County sheriff, chorus of local leaders decry policing reforms

Criminals are getting more brazen, they said. In a video, they called for easing vehicle pursuit rules and stiffening drug laws.

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

Prep football roundup for Friday, Sept. 23

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Attorney Michael Andrews, left, and Kyle Brown listen to the judge's address Wednesday afternoon at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett, Washington on September 21, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Marysville ex-youth minister gets community service for sexual assault

Kyle Brown, of Marysville, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault with a sexual motivation last month. In 2019, he was charged with molestation.

Crews work to clear debris from U.S. 2 on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2022 after the Bolt Creek fire destabilized the steep terrain. (Lauren Bonney, PIO NW team 8)

US 2 now reopening Saturday, as Bolt Creek wildfire stays contained

The earlier-than-expected reopen date comes two weeks after the wildfire erupted north of Skykomish.

On Aug. 30, Everett police posted this photo to Facebook seeking tips about an alleged fatal hit-and-run. (Everett Police Department)

Woman arrested in hit-and-run death of Everett pedestrian

Patricia Oman, 80, was walking on Broadway when she was hit. She died four days later. The alleged driver was held on $100,000 bail.

At Quail Park of Lynnwod, “One of the most common comments we hear from our new residents is that they’re not only thrilled with the move, they wish they’d done it sooner!”

Welcome fall the way it was meant to be enjoyed: warm, dry and with friends!

Forget the fall chores. At this Lynnwood residence, they’ll rake the leaves AND do the winter driving

Everett Silvertips’ Vincent Lamanna puts the puck on net during the season opener against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, Sep. 24, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Silvertips open season with dominant win over Vancouver

Everett exacts a small amount of revenge over the team that ousted them from the playoffs last season with a 4-1 victory.

A worker maneuvers a front-end loader around a gigantic pile of garbage Friday, April 29, 2022, at the Airport Road Recycling and Transfer Station in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

As trash piles shrink, Snohomish County cancels Sunday closures

Transfer stations and drop boxes will be open for regular hours. But a ban on dropping off yard debris is still in effect.

1920 Everett High School football team. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Enoch Bagshaw

The legendary football coach guided Everett High School to a national championship in 1920.

The negotiation-free Power of One sales model at Marysville Toyota has proven attractive not only to buyers, but potential employees too.

Negotiation-free auto shopping model brings the ‘Power of One’ to Marysville

Both customers + potential employees embrace the new approach to business

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Archbishop Murphy's Georgia Franck, left, Mountlake Terrace's Claire August vie for control of a loose ball Thursday night at Lynnwood High School in Lynnwood, Washington on September 22, 2022. The Hawks and Wildcats finished the match with 1-1 tie. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Terrace, Murphy play to draw in key league match

The Hawks and Wilcats tied 1-1 in an early matchup of Wesco 3A/2A favorites.

 

Tulalip board members, along with Randy Johnson and Johnny Avello cut a ribbon at the Tulalip DraftKings Sportsbook grand opening on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022 in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Place your bets: Seattle sports legends ring in new Tulalip sportsbooks

With fanfare and two Hall of Fame guests, the Tulalip Tribes are the latest tribe to offer sports betting in their casinos.

 

The St. John II, is unloaded at Home Port Seafoods in Bellingham, Washington on April 15, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

From sea to table: How sustainably-caught halibut ends up on your plate

A fourth-generation fishing family from Snohomish shares the perils, triumphs and realities of catching their livelihood.

 

Archbishop Murphy celebrates after taking a late lead in the first set against Shorecrest on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022, at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Archbishop Murphy volleyball sweeps Shorecrest

The Wildcats win 3-0 in a Wesco 3A/2A clash on Wednesday night.

 

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The Skyline trail at Washington state’s Mt. Rainier offers sweeping, glacier-fed waterfalls and what feels like a face-to-face meeting with the mountain itself. Photo by Alex Bruell

This summer, visit a paradise on Earth

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Hikers walk near the entrance of Ape Cave in Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The cave is a series of lava tubes from an eruption of Mount St. Helens 2,000 years ago. (Taylor Balkom / The Columbian)

Venture into the dark at Washington’s Ape Cave

The 42-degree underworld on the flank of Mount St. Helens is fun to explore — in a spooky sort of way.

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Compressed Cube Tensegrity Sculpture is one of the first sculptures seen from the east parking lot Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Earth Sanctuary in Clinton, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

For $7, take a walk on the spiritual side of Whidbey Island

The 72-acre nature preserve has sculptures and sacred spaces. “It is contemplative, peaceful and magical.”

 

Ride up to Arlington along the Centennial Trail for views of the countryside and a perfect lunch spot along the Stillaguamish River. Taylor Goebel / The Herald photo

Bike hard, eat hard: Take a bite out of Snohomish County’s Centennial Trail

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