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A log shows the depth of creosote penetration while Department of Natural Resources crews remove ropes from logs removed from Elger Bay, via helicopter, on Monday, May 10, 2021 in Camano Island, Washington. The logs were then shipped to a landfill. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Goodbye, creosote: Cleanup underway at Elger Bay salt marsh

The toxic wood preservative was once ubiquitous in Washington. On Camano, it threatens salmon.

Martinez D. Mitchell (City of Mill Creek)

Mill Creek man sentenced for ‘street justice’ attack on child

Martinez D. Mitchell, 44, must serve five years in prison for third-degree assault.

Man dies after confrontation, shooting near Silver Lake

Everett police said he had been yelling and aggressive toward people on a sidewalk north of the lake.

Eastside Tire and Muffler on Avenue D in Snohomish burns early Wednesday. (Snohomish County Fire District 4) 20210512

Snohomish tire store erupts in flames

The blaze at Eastside Tire and Muffler were reported early Wednesday morning.

Snohomish County expected to stay in Phase 3, officials say

County Executive Dave Somers expects the governor to extend a freeze in status if cases continue to be flat.

Two E. Coli cases in Snohomish County; one child hospitalized

Authorities linked the cases to an outbreak in King County, possibly stemming from fresh produce.

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For relief and recovery, find expert help in Smokey Point

Inpatient care and treatment for those experiencing mental health and substance use challenges

AquaSox outfielder Julio Rodriguez hits a double during the first inning of a game against the Dust Devils on May 11, 2021, at Funko Field in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Van Til: Eyes of baseball world on talent-laden AquaSox

Local fans will have a rare, and perhaps short, opportunity to view these potential future M’s stars.

Gifts for Eid al-Fitr line a table. Eid al-Fitr, known as the "festival of breaking the fast," celebrates the end of Ramadan. (Riaz Khan)

Want to wish someone happy Ramadan? Say ‘Ramadan Mubarek’

The Muslim holy month of fasting ends this week with prayer, feasts and toys for children.

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Snohomish County expected to stay in Phase 3, officials say

County Executive Dave Somers expects the governor to extend a freeze in status if cases continue to be flat.

 

Snohomish County Health District building on Rucker Avenue in Everett. (Sue Misao  / The Herald) 210427

Vaccinated seniors are largely missing COVID’s fourth wave

The high level of protection for seniors is proof that vaccines work, health experts say.

 

Breanna Schalamon take Joel Childs' orders Tuesday afternoon at Oxford Saloon in Snohomish on May 4, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Inslee orders two-week pause on counties sliding back phases

Snohomish County, and much of Washington, had braced for reversion to Phase 2 of reopening plan

 

 

 

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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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Lake Stevens' Tanner Jordan leaps but misses the ball for an Arlington goal as Arlington beat Lakes Stevens 2-1 in a boys soccer march on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

GALLERY: Arlington boys soccer tops Lake Stevens

GALLERY: Arlington boys soccer tops Lakes Stevens

 

Monroe's Sam Olson blocks Snohomish's Josh Vandergriend shot Tuesday night at Monroe High School on May 11, 2021. The Tigers won 36-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Monroe boys edge Snohomish as winter sports begin

The Bearcats rally in the final period to beat the Panthers 36-35 in the opening game of the season.

 

Aquasox's Julio Rodriguez gets a high five from Austin Shelton as he crosses home plate after hitting a two-run homer. The Everett Aquasox beat the Tri-City Dust Devils in a home opening game at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Rodriguez shines for AquaSox in Funko Field debut

The highly regarded prospect doubles, homers and drives in three in Everett’s 13-3 win over Tri-City.

 

Marysville Getchell's Ethan Jury reaches out for the ball as Arlington's Nick Salstrom dives back to second base during the game on Friday, May 7, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Arlington tops Getchell to close spring sports season

The Eagles bounce back from their first regular-season loss since 2018 with a win over the Chargers.