Commanding Officer Meghan Bodnar is greeted by her son Grady, who hasn’t seen her in 224 days, at Naval Station Everett on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 200-plus days abroad, Navy destroyers return to Everett homeport

The USS Gridley is one of the few women-led ships, attesting to a growing number of women in the U.S. military.

Grand Apartments’ owners are under scrutiny over alleged unpermitted electrical and plumbing work. Photographed in Everett, Washington on August 11, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Decision delayed on $4,500 in fines for Grand Apartments owner

An attorney for the landlord said he only learned of the hearing 15 minutes before it started Thursday.

Members of Casino Connect line up to stow luggage Tuesday morning aboard the Adventuress in Everett on August 9, 2022.  The teens will go on a four-day sailing trip where they learn about maritime skills and environmental science. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Casino Road teens on tall ship Adventuress set sail for 4-day voyage

The Everett at Sea program offers outdoor, on-the-water lessons that “underserved youth” might not get otherwise.

Jennifer Bereskin is a housing advocate who was previously homeless in south Snohomish County.  Photographed on August 9, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Where shelter space has been scarce, Lynnwood explores ‘rapid rehousing’

Jennifer Bereskin grew up couch-surfing near Lynnwood. A new program seeks to create an easier path for this generation.

Jason Moon, new member of Mukilteo City Council and the first Korean American. He was appointed to fill the seat vacated by Joe Marine, who was elected mayor.
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Free food, fun at Korean American Appreciation Day in Mukilteo

City Councilmember Jason Moon organized the Aug. 13 event to connect people of all cultures.

Hazel Blue Acres is a family farm owned and operated by Karen and Spencer Fuentes with their children Simon, Everett and Phoebe. The family has operated an organic blueberry farm since 2008. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington farmers showcase crops, flowers, wares in weekend event

A dozen farms will open to the public to share their lavender, sunflowers, blueberries, animals and more.

As an advocate for physical and mental wellbeing, Jaime Jaynes created Port Townshend’s Vespertine Boutique as a safe, confidential retail destination for clients to discover products, techniques and services that support life-long health.

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Brazilian skater Kelvin Hoefler jumps over the SLS sign during a Street League Skateboarding event. (Photo provided by SLS)

Ready to get radical in Everett

Street League Skateboarding is bringing some of the world’s top skateboarders to Angel of the Winds Arena this weekend.

Runners participate in the first annual Run For Your Life Suicide Awareness Run/Walk in 2021. (Photo provided by Austin Johnson)

Suicide awareness run/walk returns to Lake Stevens

Snohomish County native Austin Johnson developed the event to provide support for people battling mental-health struggles.

The 9th-annual Everett Food Truck Festival is happening this Saturday, Aug. 13. (Jake Campbell /  Everett Food Truck Festival)

Your ultimate guide to this weekend’s Everett Food Truck Festival

Head to downtown Everett this weekend for great food, beer, live music, local artists and more.

Laycee Gwyther from Executive Beauty Suites sponsored the Youth For Freedom Pathfinder Program this year, which awarded $5000 to Rebecca Simler for culinary school.

Everett entrepreneur donates $5000 to youth leadership scholarship

Recipient plans to open allergy-friendly restaurant with free meals for the homeless

 

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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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The powerful Spokane Falls are a must-visit experience in Spokane, WA.

Family takes a mystery trip that’s full of adventure

Her family was minutes away from leaving on a road trip, but there was a catch — they had no idea where they were going.

 

An Amtrak train rolls westbound along the White Rock, B.C. waterfront. File photo

Passenger train between Vancouver and Seattle to resume in September

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The Mukilteo Lighthouse. Built in 1906, it's one of the most iconic landmarks in Snohomish County. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Three Beacons: Take a tour of three Everett-area lighthouses

These beacons guided mariners to safety for many years — since 1861, in one case. Here are their stories.

 

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Commanding Officer Meghan Bodnar is greeted by her son Grady, who hasn’t seen her in 224 days, at Naval Station Everett on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 200-plus days abroad, Navy destroyers return to Everett homeport

The USS Gridley is one of the few women-led ships, attesting to a growing number of women in the U.S. military.

 

Members of Casino Connect line up to stow luggage Tuesday morning aboard the Adventuress in Everett on August 9, 2022.  The teens will go on a four-day sailing trip where they learn about maritime skills and environmental science. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Casino Road teens on tall ship Adventuress set sail for 4-day voyage

The Everett at Sea program offers outdoor, on-the-water lessons that “underserved youth” might not get otherwise.

 

Jason Clifton, of Ellensburg, works on a mural on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

30 new graffiti murals to brighten downtown Everett

Dozens of artists are spray-painting Everett buildings and alleys in the four-day event. The public is welcome to watch.

 

Jon Elmgren, president of the Everett Rock Club, talks with two club members while out searching for olivine and other minerals on Saturday, July 22, 2022, along the Nooksack River near Deming, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett rockhounds dig in for shiny, rare, ‘ugly as sin’ treasure

This club has been around for 83 years. They’ll tell you what rocks their world — and how to identify “leaverite.”

 

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