After almost three decades at Baker Heights, emotions spill over for Kathleen Mullen as she prepares to move to a new home. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Baker Heights: Tight-knit Everett community must scatter

It’s a bittersweet time for residents in the WWII-era public housing where many lived for decades.

Car chase near Marysville ends in crash, arrest in Everett

A reportedly stolen BMW reached 86 mph on I-5 before crashing into another car on 41st Street.

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.

Two new buildings, upgrades set for Lakewood School District

Two STEM labs, roof replacement and more are chosen as priorities, plus administration buildings.

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.

Automotive peace of mind comes easily in Everett

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

A steaming pile of poo compost, from non-primate herbivores, is the “end result” at the Woodland Park Zoo, which calls the finished compost Zoo Doo. It is sold to customers through a lottery system. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Zoo Doo — this manure puts the nasty into dung dynasty

Nothing says fall like Fecal Fest at Woodland Park Zoo. Enter the online lottery for gardening gold.

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.

 

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

 

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Aug. 25

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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.