Captain Walmart isn’t make-believe, he’s a real superhero

Worker Isaiah Owens wears a cape as he saves the day for shoppers in the checkout universe.

No new taxes, no layoffs, play nice — the next county budget

The county executive hopes for smoother deliberations than last year, when the council scrapped his spending plan.

Driver killed in collision with train in Marysville

Busy intersections were blocked for more than two hours Tuesday morning.

Everett Transit debuts first electric bus

By 2022, half of city buses will run on electricity, saving fuel and maintenance costs, agency says.

Pressed to pick between a food tax we fear or power we value

Initiative 1634 would bar cities and counties from levying new taxes on food or beverages.

Young woman is third suspect in July torture killing

Victim with numerous wounds was found in an empty Mukilteo building.

What you NEED to know about prescription opioids

Knowledge and correct use is essential for these highly addictive medications

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10 years strong, Stacy Jones remains true to her bluesy roots

The Edmonds-based singer and her band have toured widely and won a guitar case full of awards.

‘Cooking from Scratch’ brings home the tastes of PCC’s deli

This new cookbook offers 120 colorful, seasonal Northwest recipes from the natural foods market.

5 Things to Know with Cascade girls swimming’s Nadia Prater

The Bruins’ senior has battled pre-race anxiety and injuries, and wants to be an ER surgeon.

New defenseman is a solid fit with Silvertips

Sahvan Khaira, who is hoping to boost his NHL stock in Everett, brings a physical presence.

 

 

Marketplace

What you NEED to know about prescription opioids

Knowledge and correct use is essential for these highly addictive medications

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Beat rising energy costs: solar power jumps in Snohomish County

Incentives and technology mean there’s no better time to switch to solar

 

MyTrafficMan.net’s Ziad Youssef, founder of Whatcom County’s Legal Care Center Academy, is offering a scholarship opportunity for paralegal students.

Changing your life with 3 questions

Paralegal school and law office team up to change someone’s life

 

MyTrafficMan.net’s Ziad I Youssef.

The intersection of criminal law and other law

Understanding how a criminal conviction can have incidental consequences in other areas of law

 

Editorial Cartoons

Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 26

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Sept. 25

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Sept. 24

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Sept. 23

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Videos

Editorial board interview: 2nd Congressional District

In this unedited video, Herald editors question U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen and challenger Brian Luke.

 

A look at the Cascade football team and its 3-headed monster

The Bruins have a slew of talented running backs to lead their Wing-T rushing attack.

 

Weekend US 2 trestle closure is expected to create a mess

Detours this time will be much longer, and Highway 9 in particular is expected to be jammed.

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Jet bridges installed at Paine Field passenger terminal

This week, the new building began to look more like a place where you can board an airplane.

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Photography

Gallery: Flames fill the sky near Snohomish

A building stocked with nursery supplies burned for hours before firefighters could extinguish it.

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PHOTOS: Cascade wins Battle of Broadway, 32-22

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Gallery: Evergreen State Fair

There was rodeo, monster trucks and more this past week.

 

Photos of the week

Images from the staff of The Herald