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Everett's Christopher Sembroski during centrifuge training at the NASTAR Center in Pennsylvania. (John Kraus/Inspiration4 photo)

Everett’s own spaceman thrilled to join all-civilian mission

Christopher Sembroski is in training to be part of a three-day SpaceX Dragon flight funded by a billionaire.

County nixes new shelter plan, expands cold-weather refuge

A shelter at the United Church of Christ on Rockefeller Avenue will remain open year-round.

Vehicles start to back ups at I-5's exit 192 as rush hour begins. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Survey: Snohomish is state’s sixth-healthiest county

While the county has low birth rates among teens, drivers here have some of the longest commute times.

Washington state Sen. Paull Shin, D-Mukilteo, listens to debate on the Senate floor in Olympia, Wash., Friday, March 12, 1999, on legislation requested by the governor and sponsored by Shin. The measure would provide retraining for laid-off Boeing workers along with two years of unemployment insurance. (AP Photo/Louie Balukoff)

Paull Shin went from Seoul streets to Senate leadership

The state’s first Korean-American lawmaker, who died this week, had an inspiring life story.

Mill Creek has new drug law — it could be obsolete in days

The city council re-criminalized drug possession, while state lawmakers debate their own legislation.

When Transient Global Amnesia strikes, the past three months become hard to remember. (Jennifer Bardsley)

The Friday I forgot is one to remember

A sudden — thankfully, temporary — episode of memory loss gave me an opportunity to reflect.

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff.

Virtual care builds mental health connections, even when we’re apart

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is just a phone call away

Monroe's Trey Lane runs the ball during the game against Lake Stevens on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

All-Wesco teams announced for traditional fall sports

The standouts from the shortened fall sports season.

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How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County

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

Washington's Lauren Sanders, center, spikes the ball against Dayton's Lexie Almodovar, left, and Lindsey Winner, right, in the third set during an NCAA volleyball tournament in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

Glacier Peak grad Sanders climbs UW volleyball record books

The senior middle blocker has made an impact on and off the court for the Sweet 16-bound Huskies.

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After winning the regionals which sent them to the Little League Softball World Series, the Marysville All-Stars celebrate. (Courtesy Marysville All-Stars)

Comment: Canceling kids’ sports is doing more harm than good

Suspending youth sports has taken a mental and physical toll; and the games aren’t spreading covid.

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How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County

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FILE - Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch walks off the field after NFL football practice in Renton, Wash., in this Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, file photo. During Marshawn Lynch’s 12 NFL seasons he earned a reputation for his fearless style on the field, while remaining one of the league’s most reclusive figures off the field. Now the retired running back is lending his voice to try to help members of Black and Hispanic communities make more informed decisions about receiving COVID-19 vaccines. Lynch released a 30-minute interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci on his YouTube channel Friday, April 16, 2021, becoming the latest prominent athlete to sit down with him to discuss the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines as the U.S. continues to combat the pandemic.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Marshawn Lynch discusses vaccine hesitancy with Dr. Fauci

The former Seahawks star is hoping to help Black and Hispanic communities make informed decisions.

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Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tulalip Tribes reach deal with state on sports betting

If all goes to plan, the tribes could get federal approval for sports books at two casinos by the fall.

 

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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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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.