David Rice-Whichers, right, and Justin Dull, volunteers with the Hands Up Project, search for needles during a clean up of an encampment along 130th Street on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Encampment cleanup removes hundreds of needles near Everett

The Hand Up Project enlisted the help of USS Chosin Navy members for the weekend work.

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney in July 2020. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Lawsuit dismissed in deputies’ forceful arrest of Everett man

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney, a sergeant at the time, was among the officers named in the lawsuit.

Active transportation requires a lot of planning, preparation

Lawn care complicated our transportation columnist’s commitment to ditch his car for 1-mile trips.

Workers build the first all-electric commuter plane, the Eviation Alice, at Eviation's plant on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

All eyes on Alice, the electric plane made in Arlington

If all goes well, Eviation’s battery-powered airplane will make its debut test flight later this year.

People wait in line for amusement park tickets during opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 in Monroe, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

At limited capacity, Evergreen State Fair draws 181,000

Organizers say this year’s visitors enjoyed experiencing the fair with “a little more shoulder room.”

Brenda Mann Harrison

A lesson from my dad: Take care of what you value

The Herald’s first journalism development director says the lesson applies for local newspapers too

  • 1 day ago
This month, the Quail Park of Lynnwood community is hosting a blood drive in partnership with Bloodworks Northwest.

Residents roll up their sleeves for community!

Quail Park of Lynnwood hosts community blood drive

  • 6 hours ago
Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) scores a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Seattle. The extra point was good and the score tied the game at 30-30. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Grading the Seahawks’ 33-30 overtime loss to the Titans

Seattle started strong but ultimately suffered its worst lost in recent memory after a 2nd-half collapse.

In this image taken provided by SpaceX, a capsule carrying four people parachutes into the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The all-amateur crew was the first to circle the world without a professional astronaut.  (SpaceX via AP)

Everett man returns safely to Earth after 3-day space orbit

The 4-person, all-amateur crew was the first to circle the world without a professional astronaut.

  • 1 day ago
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Darren Johnson-Jones, left, tries to block a pass to Miguel Chavez, right, during football practice on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Vote for The Herald’s Prep Football Game of the Week

Pick one of the high school football games we’ll cover this week. Continue reading...

Washington

A better plan for Washington, that takes the burden off those we love

Pay into the WA Cares Fund when you’re working, save when you’re not, and access care when you need it

Coronavirus
FILE - A person toting a sign from a demonstration against mandatory vaccinations passes a man wearing a face mask by the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.  Across the country, anti-vaccine and anti-mask demonstrations are taking scary and violent turns, and educators, medical professionals and public figures have been stunned at the level at which they have been vilified for even stating their opinion.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Comment: Does too strong a message turn some from vaccine?

For those who put a high value on freedom, mandates and directives can push them even further away.

  • 1 day ago

 

People wait in line for amusement park tickets during opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 in Monroe, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

At limited capacity, Evergreen State Fair draws 181,000

Organizers say this year’s visitors enjoyed experiencing the fair with “a little more shoulder room.”

 

Comment: Unions not against vax mandate; they just want a say

With a few exceptions, most unions favor the mandates, but they want to negotiate implementation.

  • 2 days ago

 

 

 

Quail Park of Lynnwood hosts community blood drive
September 20, 2021
Pay into the WA Cares Fund when you’re working, save when you’re…
September 20, 2021
With the opening of the new Northgate light rail station on Oct.…
September 13, 2021
The WA Cares Fund is an affordable, convenient way to help all…
September 7, 2021
A good joint pain supplement can change your life.
September 18, 2021
Green juice powder drinks, aka greens, are more popular than ever.
September 18, 2021
95% of people will suffer from back pain at some point. As…
September 17, 2021
Psychic networks are quite popular in the modern day, and they are…
September 17, 2021
Editorial Cartoons
toon

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Sept. 20

A sketchy look at the news of the day. Continue reading...

  • 10 hours ago

 

Sepetmber 17, 2021: Fashion statements

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Sept. 19

A sketchy look at the news of the day. Continue reading...

  • 1 day ago

 

toon

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Sept. 18

A sketchy look at the news of the day. Continue reading...

  • 2 days ago

 

toon

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Sept. 17

A sketchy look at the news of the day. Continue reading...

  • 3 days ago

 

Inside the Newsroom
Janice Podsada

Get to Know Reporter Janice Podsada

Janice Podsada is a business reporter at The Daily Herald, covering Snohomish Continue reading...

  • 5 months ago

 

The Herald's first Sunday edition, shown here on a microfilm viewer, was published April 5, 1981. (Julie Muhlstein)

40 years of Sundays: Herald’s seen changes, mission remains

The newspaper’s first Sunday edition was published April 5, 1981, and this columnist was on the job.

 

Zachariah Bryan

Reporting with empathy during dire circumstances

Early on in life, I realized I wasn't particularly interested in talking Continue reading...

  • 9 months ago

 

Phil O’Connor

My years in journalism have been an unforgettable ride

The black and white photograph from 1965 shows a 4-year-old me standing Continue reading...

  • 11 months ago

 

Photography
Archbishop Murphy's Jojo Chiangpradit, (left) and Taylor Campbellat Archbishop Murphy, far right, celebrate  Cameron Bourne's goal and hat trick High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Two hat tricks lift Archbishhop Murphy over Arlington

Jordyn Latta and Cameron Bourne each score three goals in the Wildcats’ 6-1 win over the Eagles.

 

Lake Stevens' Isabella Christensen, left, celebrates a point with teammates Tuesday night at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on September 7, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens sweeps E-W as fall sports get underway

The Vikings win in straight sets on the first full night of high school sports this school year.

 

Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd has her jersey grabbed by at Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot during the game at Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Storm return to Everett, fall to Sky 73-69

Back at Angel of the Winds Arena after a lengthy road trip, Seattle loses to Chicago.

 

Officers escort symbolic remains of Officer Charlie Joe Cortez Tuesday afternoon at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on August 17, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Gallery: Remembering Officer Cortez

By Kevin Clark Herald Photographer Continue reading...