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Lake Stevens High School graduate Madelynn Coe will be attending Northeastern University and participating in a study abroad program in Greece her first semester. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Madelynn Coe spent senior year helping others learn online

The pandemic changed everything for the class of 2021. For one young woman, it was a time to give back.

Arnav Sood, senior ASB president at Henry M. Jackson High School, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Mill Creek, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arnav Sood pushed hard to include others, even in a pandemic

The Jackson High student body president led his peers through uncertain times.

Amanda Brown, a senior at Darrington High School, will be attending WSU in the fall as the first person in her family to attend college. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Amanda Brown loves science, her hometown and her chickens

This Darrington grad is a first-generation college student who will always remember her roots.

Jude Jackson, a senior at Crossroads High School, on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Granite Falls, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jude Jackson changed schools, went to the top of his class

He is the first in his family to graduate from high school, an achievement he described as “surreal.”

Supporters march Wednesday afternoon across from Providence Medical Center in Everett on May 5, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett nurses threaten to strike as contract talks stall

Union leaders say Providence’s latest offer includes low wages and cuts to benefits and paid leave.

Mukilteo’s Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse before the state made them remove the six tables for outside dining because the sidewalk is on park property. (Diamond Knot)

State: No more drinking beer on the sidewalk at Diamond Knot

The Mukilteo alehouse had to remove six picnic tables that were on park property, which abuts the building.

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About 50 people attended the dedication of the AIDS Memorial of Snohomish County on Dec. 1, 2005. The memorial is on the west side of the Mission Building on the Snohomish County campus. (Michael O'Leary / Herald file)

HIV no longer diagnosis without hope, but so many have died

Forty years after AIDS epidemic began, those who helped fight it reflect on past and new treatments.

Everett Community College athletic programs emerged with four official North Region championships and two unofficial region titles. (Daniel Acosta / Everett Community College)

Everett Community College completes banner year in athletics

The Trojans emerged with four official North titles and two unofficial region crowns this season

Toni Munizza, a PE teacher, founded the Cathcart Elementary Unicycle club in 1991. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

How a teacher created a lasting unicycle legacy in Cathcart

Around 1993, Toni Munizza the Cathcart Unicycle Club was formed. Some 28 years later, it’s still going strong.

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Comment: Covid threat has eased but too many remain at risk

A new variant, more contagious and dangerous, could gain a foothold among the unvaccinated.

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5 Everett residents win vaccine lottery prizes in first week

The next drawing is Tuesday. Meanwhile, vaccine clinics are planned at various sites in Snohomish County.

 

$250,000 winner in state vaccine lottery collects his check

He won the first of a series of drawings for cash and prizes and says he was already lucky to have avoided COVID.

 

 

 

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The Herald's first Sunday edition, shown here on a microfilm viewer, was published April 5, 1981. (Julie Muhlstein)

40 years of Sundays: Herald’s seen changes, mission remains

The newspaper’s first Sunday edition was published April 5, 1981, and this columnist was on the job.

 

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Mariner High School graduate Careana Willis raises her diploma in the air Saturday as she walks back to her seat during graduation at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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Mountlake Terrace's Vitaly Mkrtychyan controls the ball with Kamiak's Nolan Martin reaching across Thursday evening at Mountlake Terrace High School on June 10, 2021. The Hawks won 65-59. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Mountlake Terrace outlast Kamiak in season finale

The Hawks win 65-59 in a battle of two of the top teams in the shortened Wesco season.

 

Lake Stevens' Melanie Delestrez (left) and Arlington's Abby Schwark tangle up for a jump ball Wednesday evening at Lake Stevens High School on June 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Arlington girls defeat Lake Stevens to close season

The Eagles beat the Vikings 80-71 in a matchup of two of the top teams in Wesco.

 

Lake Stevens' Mikaela Miller looks at the clock as she pins Glacier Peak's Lillian Germer at a girls' wrestling scramble held outside at Marysville Pilchuck High on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in Marysville, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

GALLERY: Local girls wrestlers take season finale outdoors

The scramble at Marysville Pilchuck is believed to be the first outdoor wrestling event at the school.