Erik Denton (left) has been staying with his grandpa Terry Hubbard (right) in Marysville while the family holds several events honoring Denton's three slain children. (Isabella Breda / The Herald)

‘I’ve been lost’: Learning to grieve, a father starts over

His children — 3, 2, and 6 months — were killed in April. Little can console his unimaginable loss.

The City of Arlington filed a lawsuit seeking the closure of the Smokey Point Motor Inn because of excessive criminal activity on the property. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington wants to close motel, center of ‘criminal activity’

In the past few years, police have responded hundreds of times to the Smokey Point Motor Inn.

Arlington son, 19, charged with slaying his father

Nicholi Melum had been yelling at his son, Garner, when he was killed.

Bill Johnson, left, looks to pass with Sean Hermis defending while playing korfball Thursday evening at Mukilteo Beach on September 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Latest endeavor for curious Everett man? Beach korfball

Kamiak grad and world traveler Bill Johnson is trying to put the obscure sport on the map in the U.S.

A handful of Northwest Union Carpenter members picket in front of the new Marysville civic center construction site on the sixth day of a region wide union carpenter strike on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Union carpenters picket at Marysville and Everett projects

The Marysville Civic Center and an Everett Amazon building are among dozens of construction sites affected.

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office released this image of a possible suspect in a homicide at a gas station at 148th Street SW and Highway 99 near Lynnwood. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) 20210926

Detectives investigate homicide at gas station near Lynnwood

One person was killed and a suspect was at large, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said.

The construction site of the light rail station at the Lynnwood Transit Center on Thursday at August 5, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Volunteers needed to help guide future of Everett light rail

The Sound Transit panel will advise on the extension’s alignment, station locations and more.

Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Nick Vigil (59) tackles Seattle Seahawks tight end Gerald Everett (81) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Grading the Seahawks’ 30-17 loss to the Vikings

Seattle’s offense sputtered in the second half and its defense couldn’t stop Minnesota’s playmakers.

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird yells out a play during the second round single elimination playoff game against Phoenix Mercury at Angel of the Winds Arena on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Storm’s playoff run comes to an end with OT loss to Phoenix

Diana Taurasi scored six points in the extra period as the Mercury beat short-handed Seattle.

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A pit stop in Forks to see the trucks from the Twilight franchise is fun when traveling with teenagers on the Olympic Peninsula. (Jennifer Bardsley)

Traveling with teenagers isn’t so easy-breezy as she thought

The new challenge: Now mom can count on her hand how many vacations they have left as a family.

Harlow Gore, 3, looks back at her mother and smiles while she hugs her dad, Senior Chief Jerry Gore, after he returns from deployment aboard the USS Kidd on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 4 months at sea, the USS Kidd comes home to Everett

A crew of over 370 sailors on Friday finished their second deployment in two years.

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Washington to start offering COVID booster shots immediately

The booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to certain people.

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A sign directs motorists to a COVID-19 testing site, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, in Tukwila, Wash., south of Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Eviction protections in Washington extended to Oct. 31

Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday the state’s eviction protections will be extended beyond Sept. 30.

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Liias hired to help spread word on county recovery efforts

The lawmaker will guide communications for the new Office of Recovery. He isn’t leaving the state Senate.

 

 

 

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Harlow Gore, 3, looks back at her mother and smiles while she hugs her dad, Senior Chief Jerry Gore, after he returns from deployment aboard the USS Kidd on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 4 months at sea, the USS Kidd comes home to Everett

A crew of over 370 sailors on Friday finished their second deployment in two years.

 

Steve Raible, former KIRO 7 anchor and the "Voice of the Seahawks" give the keynote address Wednesday night during the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame banquet at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett September 22, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

2020 class enters Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame

The newest inductees were honored at a banquet held Wednesday evening in Everett.

 

The start of the 400 yard freestyle relay Tuesday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo on September 21, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak, Shorewood girls swimmers hit the pool

The two Wesco squads squared off in a swim meet on Tuesday afternoon.

 

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.