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Washington State Climatologist Nick Bond. (University of Washington)

UW climate expert: We are moving into uncharted territory

State climatologist says the declining snowpack threatens water supplies as population grows.

Caption: South Whidbey High School students Annie Philp, left, and Maggie Nattress lead a climate change demonstration in Freeland on Nov. 29, 2019. The two friends are founders of United Student Leaders. (Linda LaMar)

From worriers to warriors, they’re fighting climate change

Local environmental groups are forming, growing and attracting new members, young and old.

Kari Cedeno-Betancourt wearing a Blue Eyes Project shirt, a project started in remembrance of her daughter Payton Beck-Glessner on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mother of teen shooting victim chooses forgiveness over hate

She’s in touch with the man who pleaded guilty. In her daughter’s honor, the Blue Eyes Project helps others.

Scott Eastman

Acting Mill Creek police chief’s layoff came with $24k payout

The city admitted no fault in its agreement with Scott Eastman, who wasn’t picked as permanent chief.

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An abandoned car sits on flooded Mann Road in Sultan on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015.

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County considers raising roads to skirt flooding near Sultan

Ben Howard Road and Mann Road are in line for culverts and elevation gains.

Parties to pick nominees for county redistricting committee

The decennial process to revise County Council district borders will be detailed at Monday’s meeting.

Norton Playfield, a three-acre play field owned by Housing Hope on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Vote nears on Housing Hope’s Everett playfield project

The Everett City Council will deliberate Wednesday on the multi-family, supportive housing proposal.

Ryan Leveck makes a jump as he makes his way down the slopes during the opening day of Stevens Pass on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 in Stevens Pass, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

You will need a reservation to ski at Stevens Pass this year

But despite capacity restrictions, the resort expects most skiers and boarders will get a lift ticket.

The Boeing factory at Paine Field in Everett. (Boeing Co.)

Could Everett become Boeing’s next jetliner headquarters?

The company is considering selling the Commercial Airplanes division offices at Longacres in Renton.

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Vaccines promise health — and fun — for a family tired of social distancing. (Jennifer Bardsley)

COVID-19 pandemic brings a new appreciation for flu shots

After not leaving the house for weeks, a drive-thu appointment to get an influenza vaccine is an adventure.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been a huge factor in Seattle’s 5-0 start. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Grading the Seahawks at the bye week

Through five games Seattle is 5-0, and the marks reflect that record.

Coronavirus
Health care workers and other staff walk out of Harborview Medical Center, a part of UW Medicine, during a noon hour break in a demonstration asking management to do more to protect staff, patients and the public amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Seattle.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Harborview: COVID outbreak killed a patient, infected staff

Ten staffers at the Seattle hospital have tested positive for COVID-19 and are isolating.

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Everertt High School (Sue Misao/ The Herald)

Schools told to pause resumption of classes as virus surges

Districts may continue in-person learning but shouldn’t bring more students back, health officials say.

 

Public Health Essentials! (Snohomish Health District)

School and COVID — What to expect

Public Health Essentials! A blog by the Snohomish Health District.

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Marketplace
Judd & Black is celebrating 80 years in northwest Washington, and four generations of family providing appliance sales and service.

An electric family: 80 years in Washington appliances

They brought the first refrigerator to Snohomish county, continue to stay on tech’s cutting edge

 

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Brand new walk-in clinic for Snohomish County, Nov. 2

Convenience, care and improved services to meet a growing need

 

Herald Business Journal
The Boeing factory at Paine Field in Everett. (Boeing Co.)

Could Everett become Boeing’s next jetliner headquarters?

The company is considering selling the Commercial Airplanes division offices at Longacres in Renton.

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Editorial Cartoons
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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Oct. 20

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Oct. 19

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Oct. 18

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Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Oct. 17

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Inside the Newsroom

I used to read my grandpa’s paper; now I help produce it

I’ve been reading The Herald for about as long as I can Continue reading...

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Distracting classmates made me a journalist

As an Everett kid in the 1990s, I wanted to be the Continue reading...

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What Ben Watanabe’s co-workers are saying about him

Ben evokes a variety of opinions from those in The Herald newsroom. Continue reading...

 

What my press badge taught me

In college, I learned three things about myself. One, I wanted to Continue reading...

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Photography

Your photos of the Waterfront Place Apartments fire

The fire burned the under-construction building to the ground Thursday evening.

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Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Hundreds of people in the small cities joined marches and demonstrations decrying racism.

 

Health-care workers take a knee at Providence in Everett

The nationwide event was sponsored by White Coats for Black Lives.

 

Gallery: Locked down, socially distant in Snohomish County

Daily Herald photographers share their images of life during the weeks-long stay-home order.