The final 747 is rolled out of the factory on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Final 747 rollout signals end of an era for Boeing, Everett

After a 55-year run, the last of the “Queen of the Skies” emerged from the Everett assembly plant Tuesday evening.

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Stanwood-Camano School Board seeks applicants for vacancy

Ken Christoferson, the district’s longest serving board member, resigned on Dec. 6.

Pilchuck Secret Valley Tree Farm owner Paul Dierck walks through a row of trees on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Christmas trees, a Washington cash crop, get a little more spendy

Christmas tree farms generate about $688,000 each season for Snohomish County farmers. Some are still open for business.

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Marysville to pay $1M to another former student for alleged sex abuse

The latest settlement marks the earliest known allegations against Kurt Hollstein, who worked in the district until last year.

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Meadowdale teen claims race kept her off varsity basketball team

The 15-year-old sophomore alleges that, consciously or not, a new girls basketball head coach limited players of color.

Mother-daughter duo Judi and Emma Kate Ramsey join together to run Artisans PNW on Hewitt Avenue Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Artisans PNW in Everett offers local gifts, books and art

The Everett store that opened in May can trace its roots to an enterprising Girl Scout troop in Snohomish.

Dubbed R2D2, the Segway Servebot S1 picks up orders and delivers them to tables and even helps with bussing, allowing the GenCare staff more time to interact with residents.

Point Ruston retirement community welcomes the future — with a robot!

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Petrikor co-owners Aaron Sheckler and Scott Hulme stand inside the entrance of their new modern general store on Sunday, Sep. 18, 2022, in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Petrikor, in downtown Everett, grew from online to brick-and-mortar

The store is a labor of love for two local entrepreneurs who longed for a better kind of home and garden store.

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9 Snohomish County crafters to check out this holiday season

From puzzle cubes to Mickey Mouse ears, locals have found a market online for niche products.

Cassandra Bell and husband Matthew Bell at their second hand story Cassandra’s Closet on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Now open: Cassandra’s Closet, a new downtown Everett boutique

This boutique has 12 months to make it a go! The store sells new and used women’s and men’s clothing.

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Personal experience brings Tailored Solutions for better mental health

Everett therapist specializes in working with service members, first responders + their families

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The final 747 is rolled out of the factory on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Final 747 rollout signals end of an era for Boeing, Everett

After a 55-year run, the last of the “Queen of the Skies” emerged from the Everett assembly plant Tuesday evening.

 

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Behind the lens: Herald photographers on their shot favorite shot

Three Herald photographers chose a favorite photo and share the behind-the-scenes of how they got that shot.

 

A woman diverts from her walk on Colby Avenue to take a closer look at a pickup truck that was partly crushed by a fallen tree during an overnight wind storm Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in north Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Overnight winds cause sweeping power outages in Snohomish County

Almost half of Snohomish County PUD customers lost power early Saturday morning. It could take days for all households to be restored.

 

Air Force veteran Rick Holland places a yellow rose at the base of the new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Unveiling of new Gold Star Families monument moved onlookers to tears

Lynnwood is home to the nation’s 2ooth Gold Star Family Memorial, featuring three unique items built into the foundation

 

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Christmas in Seattle comes with activities for all ages, from festive lights for kids to the silly, boozy Seattle SantaCon. Seattle SantaCon photo

4 Ways to celebrate Christmas in Seattle this year

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People explore along the South Fork Stillaguamish River near the repaired bridge that heads to Big Four Ice Caves on Oct. 28, in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls. Ryan Berry / Everett Herald photo

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A ghost called “Smilin’ Al” is purported to roam the Historic Everett Theatre. Olivia Vanni / The Herald photo

3 (possibly?) haunted Snohomish County sites to see this spooky season

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The Skyline trail at Washington state’s Mt. Rainier offers sweeping, glacier-fed waterfalls and what feels like a face-to-face meeting with the mountain itself. Photo by Alex Bruell

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