Emblems of hate seized from group in racist Lynnwood beating

New court records tell more about the eight people arrested in the assault on an African-American DJ.

Herald columnist Julie Muhlstein received this card, by mail at her Everett home, from the Texas-based neo-Nazi organization Patriot Front. The mail came in June, a month after Muhlstein wrote about the group’s fliers being posted at Everett Community College and in her neighborhood. (Dan Bates / The Herald) (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Hate’s in the mail, and it’s up to us all to speak against it

Close to home, an African-American DJ was attacked and a Monroe man wrote online about killing Jews.

William Earl Talbott II enters the courtroom at the Skagit County Community Justice Center before entering a plea of not guilty for the 1987 murder of Tanya Van Cuylenborg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Mount Vernon, Wash. New DNA technology has led to the arrest of Talbott, 55, in the killing of a young Canadian couple in Washington state more than three decades ago, police said. (Charles Biles/Skagit Valley Herald via AP)

Judge sets bail at $2.5 million in 1987 double-homicide

The brother of one of the victims urged a judge against releasing William Talbott before his trial.

Puppy-throwing suspect tries to outrun police — on I-5

The woman, who bolted from a traffic stop, blamed her problems on tweakers.

Governor’s proposed budget includes a capital gains tax

Jay Inslee’s budget office estimates about 42,000 households in Washington would be affected.

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Broker allegedly lied to just about everybody to get a loan

This much, at least, is true: He borrowed $1.5 million to buy an Everett property and open a marijuana shop.

When doing the job makes you a hero: 2 firefighters honored

Their rescue of twin girls in an Everett apartment fire earns pair an award from American Red Cross.

Hitting the road: Snohomish native set for 1st fight outside Washington

Miranda Granger will compete in a Cage Fury Fighting Championships 71 bout Friday in New Jersey.

Have you seen this stuffed tater tot in Mukilteo? It’s huge

The Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse on front street serves up delicious — and giant — Knot tots.

Jeff Kelsey saved a Boeing co-worker from choking. (Contributed photo)
                                Jeff Kelsey saved a Boeing co-worker from choking.

Fast-acting, life-saving and selfless local heroes honored

The American Red Cross in Snohomish County has an annual breakfast to support programs helping people.



5 ways to foster a positive cannabis shopping experience

Local pros share what you need to know


Carmen Miller, front of house lead at Remedy Tulalip, shares his knowledge and passion for the wellness possibilities cannabis can offer.

Passion to help drives Remedy team’s mission

Discover what it means to live happy and live healthy


Can your lead foot help the library? YES: Slow Down and Read!

Annual MyTrafficMan initiative supports Whatcom County Library Foundation


Every day is Drug Take-Back Day in Snohomish County

Take Back Your Meds: The easy and effective solution for unused medications


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Turkey Talk 2018: Kindergartners talk about Thanksgiving

This year we looked for wisdom at Kellogg Marsh Elementary School in Marysville.


The cautionary tale of a backpacker caught in a snowstorm

There’s much to learn from this news conference about the helicopter rescue of a Pacific Crest Trail hiker.


Snohomish tops Squalicum, earning state soccer berth

Down early, the Panthers rallied to win 4-3 and reached the 3A district finals.


This craze has stuck: Sisters in slime make it all the time

It’s the gooey gunk that kids love. Teachers, not so much.



Photos of the week

Images from Herald photographers


Gallery: Lake Stevens beats Woodinville to advance to state championship.

Vikings advance to Class 4A state final game with 28-14 semifinal win over Woodinville on Saturday.


Photos of the Week

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Gallery: Lake Stevens beat Graham-Kapowsin in state quarterfinal.

The Vikings avenge last season’s playoff loss to the Eagles with a dominant 45-28 victory.