People bundled up in jackets and hats walk along the Sammamish River at Bothell Landing Park in Bothell, Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Frost and colder temperatures have are prompting some Western Washington warming centers to open sooner than later. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

As days grow shorter, Bothell residents embrace winter mornings

Early risers ventured into chilly temperatures to enjoy Bothell Landing Park along the Sammamish River.


Children, including a cowboy on a dinosaur, come and go from Chai Cupboard as they trick-or-treat up and down Colby during Downtown Everett Association’s Halloween event Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Halloween came early to downtown Everett

Local businesses and organizations passed out candy to trick-or-treaters Saturday.


Top left to bottom right: Nova Eckaus, 2, Dax, 5, Robin Roth, Ernest Salvator-Thaete, 2, Kannon S., 6, Sheila S., and Callum, 3. A collection of portraits from the Downtown Trick or Treat event in Monroe, Washington on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. Children, teens and families walked Main Street to collect candy from local businesses. Dogs sported costumes as well and decorations adorned buildings. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Trick-or-Treaters collect tasty treats in Monroe

Children, teens and families on Tuesday walked Main Street in Monroe to collect candy from local businesses.


Pedestrians try to sneak by as a horde of zombies marches down First Street during the 10th annual Snohomish Zombie Walk on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, in downtown Snohomish, Washington. The yearly event acts a fundraiser for the Snohomish Community Food Bank. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Zombie horde descends on Snohomish for food bank fundraiser

The 10th annual Snohomish Zombie Walk on Saturday raised funds for the Snohomish Community Food Bank.


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Jaxen McInnis, the creator of the Snackin Shack, in his transformed garage on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Bite into Everett’s Snackin Shack, a sweet museum of offbeat treats

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Babes in Pinland compete at Add-A-Ball Amusements in Seattle. Amy Attas/West Coast Traveller photo.

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Boeing employees watch the KC-46 Pegasus delivery event  from the air stairs at Boeing on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Boeing’s iconic Everett factory tour to resume

After a three-year hiatus, tours of the Boeing Company’s enormous jet assembly plant are back at Paine Field.


A view of King Street Station in Seattle, Washington from an Amtrak Cascades train to Portland, Oregon from Everett, Washington on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Ride the rails on Amtrak Cascades from Everett to Portland

Make new friends and let Amtrak do the driving on this 5-hour trip past sea, city and forest.


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