Mark Sargent holds a representative model of a flat planet. The Whidbey Island native has made a name for himself as a flat Earth spokesman. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He’s semi-famous for being flat-out wrong about Earth

A Whidbey Island resident is telling people around the world that our planet is not a sphere.

Washington governor highlights climate in State of the State

Jay Inslee also urged action in the areas of mental health care, orca preservation and education.

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House concealed-guns policy keeps lieutenant governor away

Normally, Cyrus Habib would preside over an annual joint session. But he said he felt vulnerable.

Murder of former principal sends man to prison for 26 years

Holly Martinez, 45, was gunned down by her husband, whom she was divorcing. Their kids were there.

One rescued from burning house in Mill Creek

A family of four was displaced by the fire. There were no injuries.

Two doused with pepper spray in Lynnwood-area home invasion

Masked suspects reportedly broke through the front door, showed a gun and made a man open his safe.

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

A Lake Stevens teen, conquering CrossFit, heads to Miami

Keanna Krueger, a ninth-grader, will compete in a national test of fitness.

Chris Pratt announces engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger

The actor, a Lake Stevens High grad, is set to join the family of the former California governor.

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Space talk: From ancient observations to latest breakthroughs

Joey Shapiro Key and Corey Gray to speak on “Indigenous Perspectives of Earth and Space” in Edmonds.

Music, oratory and volunteerism planned to honor MLK legacy

“There’s no greater time than now to honor Dr. King’s vision,” educator and poet Michael Benitez says.

 

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More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Whether you’re moving up or downsizing, chances are you’ll have junk you don’t want to take with you. The Henderson’s Hauling team shares how to get rid of those items quickly and easily.

Got junk? 3 ways to make your clean-up quick & easy

Local experts share how to get your home ready for a sale or move

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

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A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

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Videos
Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

For 3 weeks, no highway will escape the wrath of ‘viadoom’

Transportation agencies are urging patience as 90,000 cars each day will have to shift routes.

 

Crowded party, fatal shooting — and few cooperating witnesses

Police say they encountered “a hostile crowd” on Dec. 14 at a private party at the Edmonds Senior Center.

 

Everett Police released a cellphone video taken by a bystander when a hydraulic lift hit some electrical wires in Everett.

Father admits recklessness when son shocked by power lines

He recently completed his five-day jail sentence for the June incident in downtown Everett.

 

Granger on fight: ‘I just wanted it to go a little longer’

After making quick work of her latest opponent, the Snohomish native is excited about her future prospects.

 

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Photos of the week

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Our best photos of 2018

The Herald’s four staff photographers each were asked to pick their best images from the past year.

 

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