Police: White supremacists beat black DJ in Lynnwood bar

Eight suspects were arrested. Snohomish County detectives will partner with the FBI to investigate.

Local man with arsenal allegedly fantasized mass killing

Police seized a dozen guns after he was arrested Friday at his mother’s King County home.

AG angered at absence of gun magazine limit in new report

Ferguson wants the public to know the panel on mass shootings chose not to embrace new restrictions.

Money in, money out: A look at Lighthouse Park parking fees

The city of Mukilteo budgets around $647,500 a year for waterfront parking — revenue and spending.

Skiers and snowboarders make their way up the Skyline Express chairlift at Stevens Pass in 2017. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Stevens Pass resort to open for the season on Wednesday

Up to 2½ feet of snow is expected to fall on Tuesday.

Inslee wants 100% clean energy in Washington by 2045

The governor has proposed an ambitious package of legislation aimed a tackling climate change.

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InspireHer shows girls how to achieve and build up STEAM

“You can’t be what you can’t see,” says Noni LaLone, who helped start the program at the Boys & Girls Clubs.

Drawing and painting became an outlet for Ella Ness after she was diagnosed with a panic disorder. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Leaders in Learning High School gets Ella Ness back on track

The senior turned to art after she was diagnosed with a panic disorder that hindered her studies.

The Seahawks’ NFL Hall of Fame Fan, Patti Hammond, as “Mama Blue” (left), joins up with Suzanne Perkins Newman, who founded 12 Days of Goodness. The program brings former Seahawk players together with elders at senior centers and retirement communities. (Contributed Photo)

Superfans, seniors and former Seahawks to party in Mukilteo

12 Days of Goodness is a program bringing together local elders with Hawks players from the past.

An elevated walking path that runs along Heather Lake is covered with snow on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snow searching: Hikes for when you want to see the white stuff

Here are six easy-to-moderate backcountry hikes where snow has recently been spotted.

‘What is your passion?’ Ted Wenta’s is this place — and the YMCA

The senior vice president of operations helped shape the new Everett Y. Meanwhile, he’s battling cancer.



5 ways to foster a positive cannabis shopping experience

Local pros share what you need to know


Carmen Miller, front of house lead at Remedy Tulalip, shares his knowledge and passion for the wellness possibilities cannabis can offer.

Passion to help drives Remedy team’s mission

Discover what it means to live happy and live healthy


Can your lead foot help the library? YES: Slow Down and Read!

Annual MyTrafficMan initiative supports Whatcom County Library Foundation


Every day is Drug Take-Back Day in Snohomish County

Take Back Your Meds: The easy and effective solution for unused medications


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Turkey Talk 2018: Kindergartners talk about Thanksgiving

This year we looked for wisdom at Kellogg Marsh Elementary School in Marysville.


The cautionary tale of a backpacker caught in a snowstorm

There’s much to learn from this news conference about the helicopter rescue of a Pacific Crest Trail hiker.


Snohomish tops Squalicum, earning state soccer berth

Down early, the Panthers rallied to win 4-3 and reached the 3A district finals.


This craze has stuck: Sisters in slime make it all the time

It’s the gooey gunk that kids love. Teachers, not so much.



Photos of the week

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Gallery: Lake Stevens beats Woodinville to advance to state championship.

Vikings advance to Class 4A state final game with 28-14 semifinal win over Woodinville on Saturday.


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Gallery: Lake Stevens beat Graham-Kapowsin in state quarterfinal.

The Vikings avenge last season’s playoff loss to the Eagles with a dominant 45-28 victory.