They want people to remember what happened on Highway 530

A grassroots campaign seeks to name part of the road the Oso Memorial Highway.

Defendant in notorious murder accused of car wash shooting

A Lynnwood shooting left a man quadriplegic. DNA pointed police to a man tied to a 2002 murder.

Horizon Elementary School Principal Edmund Wong bumps fists with with students in the Wednesday Boys Club program at the end of the session on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Horizon principal draws on own life as child of immigrants

“He grew up in poverty and he understands how that affects you socially, emotionally, physically.”

Kent man arrested for investigation of arson on Highway 99

Multiple witnesses called 911 after hearing gunshots and seeing a mobile home on fire.

Guns, helmets and soju proposals queued up for 2019 session

In an annual rite, lawmakers are already putting bills in the hopper they want to debate next year.

Bothell’s largest park is open to visitors and name ideas

Frontrunners for the 89-acre park honor kokanee, while others pay tribute to the area’s past and future.

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Elections chief announces he’s running for county auditor

Garth Fell says colleagues will determine when he should recuse himself during the 2019 election.

9 essential cookies every home baker should know how to make

These basic recipes are a great way to learn a variety of baking techniques.

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Silvertips forward Sean Richards gets lengthy suspension

He was sidelined after a hit against Seattle on Saturday and is labeled a “repeat offender” by the WHL.

Citing safety concerns, the Port of Everett has temporarily closed the Pigeon Creek Trail. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Port of Everett temporarily closes Pigeon Creek Trail

An increase of homeless encampments and the site’s limited access were factors behind the closure.

Spawning salmon have one less barrier in an urban creek

Restoration projects like one along Highway 531 in Arlington are gradually undoing damage to habitat.



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

Images from Herald photographers


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.


Photos of the Week

Top images from The Herald


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.