Pay up or else! County could sue over ballot drop boxes

Washington state required counties to install the drop boxes, but hasn’t provided any reimbursement.

The growing trend of sport specialization: Is it worth it?

What are the advantages and disadvantages when a young athlete chooses to focus on a single sport?

Unsafe dock to be removed at North Cove Park

Work at the Lake Stevens park is about halfway done. Another dock there was recently renovated.

Teens prep for big disasters at FEMA-hosted camp in Stanwood

About 40 students gathered at Camp Killoqua to learn how to save lives in the event of an emergency.

Mukilteo schools superintendent to retire in December

Marci Larsen has led one of Snohomish County’s largest districts for the past 16 years.

Addict: ‘You go to the street because you’re sick and it hurts’

Rep. Rick Larsen, Mayor Cassie Franklin and others celebrate new Everett clinic battling opioids.

Automotive peace of mind comes easily in Everett

With loaner cars and quality customer service, Everett shops make it worthwhile to pay a visit

Five hiking tips to inspire kids to be explorers like Dora

With the release of “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” it’s a great time to get your little ones exploring outdoors.

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Lou Rector pulls invasive plants Saturday morning at Hannabrook Park in Everett on August 17, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Volunteers are helping to clean up Everett’s forested parklands

The Green Everett Partnership aims to restore 354 acres of natural space in the city limits.

Follow the yellow brick road to Granite Falls’ house of Oz

For this woman with a lifelong love of the Emerald City, there’s no place like home.

Map of the Highway 92 - Little Pilchuck Creek fish passage project. (The state Department of Transportation)

Weekend closure coming to Highway 92 near Lake Stevens

Crews will be finishing up a fish passage project along Little Pilchuck Creek.

 

Marketplace

Automotive peace of mind comes easily in Everett

With loaner cars and quality customer service, Everett shops make it worthwhile to pay a visit

 

Convenience, customer service keep your European wheels rolling

Everett repair shop technicians stay ahead of the curve on vehicle technology

 

How to give your performance or production car the royal treatment

Experts in Everett began with Z cars, now service and modify a wide range of imports, domestics

 

Editorial Cartoons

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Aug. 24

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Videos

Were you downtown Everett on Saturday for beer, food and fun?

If so, you might see yourself in this video.

 

A crew member works to setup a ride Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Evergreen fair: come for giant squash, stay for lumberjacks

Find classic fair favorites and some new additions at the Evergreen State Fair through Sept. 2.

 

Big contracts signal start of work on Lynnwood light rail

Reporter Noah Haglund discusses Sound Transit’s approval this week of contracts to extend the Link line.

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Prep football: New era begins for Jackson

The T-wolves open camp under the leadership of a new head coach for the first time in 21 seasons.

 

Photography

Photos of the week

Top picks from The Herald’s illustrious photographers

 

Gallery: Sultan High School prep football practice

The Turks continue fall practice in preparation for their season opener on Sept. 6.

 

Gallery: Mountlake Terrace and Meadowdale football practices

Fall practices for local prep football squads continued on Thursday.