InspireHer shows girls how to achieve and build up STEAM

“You can’t be what you can’t see,” says Noni LaLone, who helped start the program at the Boys & Girls Clubs.

Roberto Galeana asks a questions as he, his wife and their five children take part in the Parent Leadership Training Institute and the Children’s Leadership Institute on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Everett, Wa. At left is son Robert Galeana and wife Blanca, right. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

In south Everett, a civics class for parents — and children

The Galeanas and their five children all are taking part in a leadership program.

Wildfires risk expected to increase on Washington’s westside

County officials say agencies and residents should plan for fires as they do for earthquakes.

Mayume Carelli’s home is filled with faces of people she loves. Her dad, Dan Varnell (center) was murdered by Gail Brashear in 1996. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Court orders state to release Snohomish County killer

Gail Brashear was 15 when she stabbed a man to death near Granite Falls.

The Herald’s Volleyball Player of the Year: Devon Martinka

The Stanwood senior capped a record-setting career with her best season yet.

8 arrested for hate crime against disc jockey after bar fight

The suspects allegedly used racial slurs and damaged equipment during the brawl in Lynnwood.

Santa plans Everett visit for kids with autism, sensitivity

Imagine Children’s Museum will host a holiday event for children sensitive to light, noise or crowds.

‘What is your passion?’ Ted Wenta’s is this place — and the YMCA

The senior vice president of operations helped shape the new Everett Y. Meanwhile, he’s battling cancer.

The Seahawks’ NFL Hall of Fame Fan, Patti Hammond, as “Mama Blue” (left), joins up with Suzanne Perkins Newman, who founded 12 Days of Goodness. The program brings former Seahawk players together with elders at senior centers and retirement communities. (Contributed Photo)

Superfans, seniors and former Seahawks to party in Mukilteo

12 Days of Goodness is a program bringing together local elders with Hawks players from the past.

Parlor tour offers an insider’s look at Christmases past

The Snohomish Historical Society’s annual self-guided tour is Dec. 9. There are five stops.

Deck your halls with these trends and tips from an expert

With 27 years of experience, Jana Johnson of Joyworks can help you decorate for the holidays.

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

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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.



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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.


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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.