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An Alaska Airline plane lands at Paine Field Saturday on January 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Paine Field makes short list of airports that could grow

Arlington’s airport is also in the running, says a state group planning for future air travel demand.

Dustyn Hunt-Bagby. (Justice for Dustyn Coalition)

2 years later, father charged in death of daughter’s friend

He admits he pulled the trigger. But Charles Heller claims self-defense in fatal shooting of Dustyn Hunt-Bagby.

Dan Hutchinson (right), Dick Cardinal (center), and Ron Thorvilson. (Lakewood School District)

Big losses in a small school district: 3 teachers remembered

Ron Thorvilson, Dan Hutchinson and Dick Cardinal, who all recently died, were fixtures in Lakewood schools.

Ric Ilgenfritz is the new CEO Community Transit. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Community Transit’s new CEO looks beyond the pandemic

Ric Ilgenfritz anticipates continued growth and more bus service adjustments as light rail extends north.

Man stabbed Sunday in Lynnwood supermarket parking lot dies

The victim was in his early 60s. Detectives are looking for help to identify suspects.

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2011, file photo, Green River Killer Gary Ridgway listens during his arraignment on charges of murder in the 1982 death of Rebecca "Becky" Marrero at the King County Regional Justice Center in Kent., Wash. Genetic genealogy helped identify the youngest known victim of Green River Killer Gary Ridgway — the Pacific Northwest serial killer who admitted killing dozens of women and girls — after her remains were found almost 37 years ago near a baseball field south of Seattle. Wendy Stephens was 14 and had run away from her home in Denver in 1983, the King County Sheriff's Office announced Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Genetic genealogy helps ID victim of Green River Killer

Wendy Stephens, 14, had run away from home when Gary Ridgway strangled her in 1983.

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Weatherstripping is installed Thursday afternoon at Pallet in Everett on January 21, 2020. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Everett-based Pallet offers a novel way to shelter homeless

The manufacturer’s small, temporary homes have helped hundreds of people get off the streets around Puget Sound.

John and Rebecca Roberts have been trail angels for the Pacific Northwest Trail since 2012.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Whidbey wandering on the rugged Pacific Northwest Trail

The trail snakes down the island on its often-confounding route from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.

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You voted: The best bakery in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, people still have their favorites.

Trapped in her room by a tricky doorknob, a sixth-grade girl relies on her brother to hear her cries for help. (Jennifer Bardsley)

A family comes together to solve a middle-of-the-night crisis

She was grateful that her son had heard his sister’s call for help. His late-night hours had proven useful.

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, gets the first shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, from Elizabeth Smalley, right, a medical assistant at a Sea Mar Community Health Center in Olympia, Wash. Inslee's wife Trudi also received the first dose of the vaccine. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Gov. Jay Inslee receives COVID-19 vaccine

He and his wife, Trudi, are 69 and qualify under Phase 1B of the state vaccination schedule.

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State House and Senate Democrats unveil COVID-19 relief bill

The plan would spend $2.2 billion in federal aid money on pandemic relief efforts in Washington.

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Syringes are filled with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during the first Phase 2 vaccination for Richmond and Henrico, Va., workers in high-risk professions during a Henrico County Health Department event at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. ( Joe Mahoney/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Scarcity of vaccine doses slows rollout in Snohomish County

Despite qualifying for the vaccine, people over age 65 may have to wait weeks for a shot.

 

 

 

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My years in journalism have been an unforgettable ride

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Chasing free press from Cambodia to Snohomish County

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A voter fills out a ballot outside of the County Public Meeting Room on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Last-minute votes roll in on a tense election day

Many in Snohomish County had more than just the presidential race in mind on Tuesday.

 

Your photos of the Waterfront Place Apartments fire

Your photos of the Waterfront Place Apartments fire

The fire burned the under-construction building to the ground Thursday evening.

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Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Hundreds of people in the small cities joined marches and demonstrations decrying racism.

 

Health-care workers take a knee at Providence in Everett

Health-care workers take a knee at Providence in Everett

The nationwide event was sponsored by White Coats for Black Lives.