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John and Aria Pendergraft. (contributed photo)

Father, girl killed in Mukilteo fire ‘did everything together’

John Pendergraft, 42, and his daughter Aria, 7, lived on a small farm with emus and kangaroos.

Emily Newman, here with Miranda the cat, bought Main Street Books in Monroe in 2012. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Saturday’s the time to show independent bookstores some love

The owner of Main Street Books in Monroe has been a bibliophile since a library was her second home.

Alan Edward Dean in about 1993 (left), and in 2020. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

1993 murder suspect sent to mental hospital indefinitely

A judge dismissed the case against Alan Dean, finding him incompetent for trial in the murder of Melissa Lee, 15.

Medics take Jeffrey Phebus, the suspect in a fatal shooting, to an ambulance on McDougall Avenue on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington man pleads guilty to murdering estranged wife

Jeffery Phebus, 61, who shot his wife at her workplace in Everett, faces 25 to 31⅔ years in prison.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Marysville firefighters Luis Cruz, left, and Chris Brunett, right, about being vaccinators at the mass COVID-19 vaccination site on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County could fall back to Phase 2, officials warn

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise as more-contagious variants spread here.

The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)

FedEx said to be in talks to take over Dreamlifter center

The air cargo carrier would need federal approval to establish regular service from Paine Field in Everett.

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Lean Belly 3X Review: Does It Work? (You Won’t Believe This)

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Local artist Gabrielle Abbott with her mural "Grateful Steward" at South Lynnwood Park on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in Lynnwood, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lynnwood mural celebrates the Earth and those who care for it

Artist Gabriella Abbott will discuss “Grateful Steward,” her mural at South Lynnwood Park, in a virtual event April 22.

Silvertips' Cole Fonstad races for a rebound with Chiefs' Jordan Chudley and Chiefs' Adam Beckman giving chase Saturday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on March 20, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Midseason update: A look at the first-place Silvertips

An update on key players and other notable tidbits from the first half of Everett’s abbreviated season.

Peter Rivera and his band will perform April 24 at the Historic Everett Theatre. Rivera was the lead singer for 1970s hitmakers Rare Earth. (www.peterrivera.com)

With Everett gig, Peter Rivera celebrates another day of living

The Rare Earth lead singer and drummer headlines a show Saturday at the Historic Everett Theatre.

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Memo Surge Review: Frank Stephens Memory Boosting Supplement

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Comment: Dropping masks may be as hard as they were to accept

As vaccinations spread wearing a mask — outdoors — will be less crucial; but psychologically hard to give up.

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How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County

Availability of doses is always changing, so keep checking back.

 

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Marysville firefighters Luis Cruz, left, and Chris Brunett, right, about being vaccinators at the mass COVID-19 vaccination site on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County could fall back to Phase 2, officials warn

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise as more-contagious variants spread here.

 

 

 

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, April 22, Earth Day

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Get to Know Reporter Janice Podsada

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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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Reporting with empathy during dire circumstances

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Kamiak's Cade Weatherbie and Meadowdale's River Stewart fall while fighting for the ball during the game on Friday, April 16, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak shuts out Meadowdale in boys soccer

Westin Joyner and Junior Phomnath combine for the clean sheet in the Knights’ 3-0 win.

 

Jackson's Helena Ah-Loe is high-fived after a home run against Everett Thursday afternoon at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek on April 8, 2021. Jackson dominated Everett, 15-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson scores nine in the first, thumps Everett

The Timberwolves moved to 2-0 on the season behind a big day at the plate.

 

Lake Stevens High host Snohomish High Thursday night in Lake Stevens on March 25, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets 25-20, 25-22 and 25-20.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens tops Snohomish in matchup of unbeatens

The Vikings improved to 8-0 on the season with a 3-0 sweep of the Panthers on Thursday night.

 

Kamiak's Wesley Garret runs through multiple tackles during the game against Cascade on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak thumps Cascade in battle of Wesco unbeatens

The Knights cap an impressive turnaround with a 44-14 win and finish the season 4-0.