Mariners fans James Muramoto, 29 and brother Matt Kopp, 23, sit at the dining room table at their family’s home on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Everett, Washington. Muramoto said he has been a lifelong Mariners fan thanks to the passion of his late grandmother Edie Galen. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Playoff fever: A 21-year wait is over for long-suffering Mariners fans

For M’s fans in Everett, the end of a postseason drought feels “like the World Series” and “like everybody’s dream had come true.”

Everett Public Schools' Randi Seaberg guides students from Henry M. Jackson High School as they get off the bus during an EPS emergency drill on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett schools run drill reuniting kids, parents in emergenciess

Staff directed students and “surrogate parents” as a simulation of a major evacuation due to a shooting or chemical spill.

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Everett aims to ‘streamline’ cumbersome process for code violations

The current system costs about $1 million per year to run, but only brings in about $50,000 in fines. Staff suggested changes.

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Highway 9 in south Lake Stevens to close overnight this weekend

The highway will be closed between 20th Street SE and 32nd Street SE. Through traffic should use Highway 204 and U.S. 2.

The interior of the Van Valey House is adorned with many original pieces of furniture and other art and furnishings from the early 1900s on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, on Colby Avenue in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Historic Van Valey House now open to public tours as museum

The Everett Museum of History took ownership from the city earlier this year. Its story spans 110 years and several uses.

Alexander Fritz is released from handcuffs after being lead into the courtroom Thursday afternoon at Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington on October 6, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Team USA climbing coach gets 5 years for child rapes

Alexander Fritz, 28, engaged in “inappropriate relationships” with 15-year-old girls, he admitted in Snohomish County Superior Court.

Strong muscles and sharp reflexes can prevent trips and stumbles from becoming falls and leading to injury.

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Lake Stevens beat Eastlake 45-28 in a 4A state semi-final football game at Pop Keeney Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A look at this week’s top local high school football matchups

The Week 6 slate includes a 4A state semifinal rematch, key league matchups, a crosstown rivalry and more.

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Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

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“In some families, it’s just assumed that a relative will help when someone needs it,” says Victoria Johnston, Owner/SDCS, Right at Home Snohomish County. “For others, financial realities may be the deciding factor. Reputable home care agencies can also provide caregivers or aides specifically for your needs, on a schedule that works for you.

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Lake Stevens beat Eastlake 45-28 in a 4A state semi-final football game at Pop Keeney Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A look at this week’s top local high school football matchups

The Week 6 slate includes a 4A state semifinal rematch, key league matchups, a crosstown rivalry and more.

 

Jackson rallies before the start of meet against Kamiak Thursday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on October 6, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson races past Kamiak in battle of girls swim powers

The Timberwolves win 106-77 in a matchup of two teams that have combined to win at least a share of every Wesco 4A conference title since 2015.

 

 

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Tribal members dance to start an assemble on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day Friday evening at Tulalip Gathering Hall in Tulalip, Washington on September 30, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Still here’: Tulalip boarding school descendants celebrate resilience

On Orange Shirt Day, a national day of remembrance, the Tulalip Tribes honored those who suffered due to violent cultural suppression.

 

Runners in the 3A-4A Boys 5K turn a corner as the sun sets during the Nike Twilight Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: 15th Annual Nike Twilight XC Invitational

Teams from across the Pacific Northwest descend on Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville for the major cross country meet.

 

Retired professional bowler Darrell Storkson beams as he walks on stage to accept his Hall of Fame induction during the 2022 Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame banquet Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2022, at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Class of 2022 inducted in county sports Hall of Fame

The nine new members, plus The Herald’s Man and Woman of the Year in Sports, were honored at a banquet Wednesday evening.

 

Snohomish’s Adriannah Galvan jumps to tip the ball over the net during the match against Monroe on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Snohomish tops Monroe in Wesco volleyball action

The Panthers earn a 3-1 win over the Bearcats on Tuesday night to stay unbeaten in league play.

 

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The Skyline trail at Washington state’s Mt. Rainier offers sweeping, glacier-fed waterfalls and what feels like a face-to-face meeting with the mountain itself. Photo by Alex Bruell

This summer, visit a paradise on Earth

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Hikers walk near the entrance of Ape Cave in Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The cave is a series of lava tubes from an eruption of Mount St. Helens 2,000 years ago. (Taylor Balkom / The Columbian)

Venture into the dark at Washington’s Ape Cave

The 42-degree underworld on the flank of Mount St. Helens is fun to explore — in a spooky sort of way.

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Compressed Cube Tensegrity Sculpture is one of the first sculptures seen from the east parking lot Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Earth Sanctuary in Clinton, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

For $7, take a walk on the spiritual side of Whidbey Island

The 72-acre nature preserve has sculptures and sacred spaces. “It is contemplative, peaceful and magical.”

 

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

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