Alaska now selling tickets for Everett; Southwest bows out

Service could start Feb. 11. Alaska Airlines has acquired Southwest Airlines’ gate times.

Report: Ex-Mill Creek manager created hostile workplace

Employees complained that Rebecca Polizzotto yelled and swore at them and made them run personal errands.

Eyman submits 286K signatures for $30 car tab measure

If this initiative qualifies, lawmakers could adopt it — otherwise it will appear on 2019 ballot.

John Koster wonders who cares about ‘The Caravan of Crap’

The ex-lawmaker runs a small state agency, so when he shared that essay on Facebook, people noticed.

4 injured, 2 critically, in rollover crash in Marysville

Firefighters had to cut away parts of the vehicle to remove three of the people.

Washington’s unemployment rate drops to a record-low 4.3%

The October unemployment rate in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett region was 3.3 percent.

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Man shot by police was arrested, released and arrested again

New charges have been filed in connection with the July confrontation near Silver Lake.

Authentic Salvadoran home cooking on the edge of Mill Creek

You won’t find fancy frills at Nuevo Amanecer Pupuseria, but the pupusas are delicious.

Jane Lynch’s show puts a swingin’ fresh spin on Christmas

Catch “A Swingin’ Little Christmas” Saturday at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

Nancy Hills, of Bonney Lake, looks over bottles at the Good Cheer Thrift Store on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 in Langley, Wa. There are two on the island that fund 80 percent of the revenue for the food bank. The store in downtown Langley is a popular stop for tourists and islanders. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Score some deals at Good Cheer for a good cause

The stores that are an island attraction for locals and tourists help fund the food bank.

Shane McDaniel and his twin sons, Harrison and Henry, 20, stand by the wood stacked in front of their Lake Stevens home. They started with 40 cords of wood and are giving it out to those in need. The men spent months chopping the wood with the help of several friends. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The Paul Bunyans of Lake Stevens chop wood for a cause

Shane McDaniel and his twin sons split 40 cords to give to the needy. It took months, and muscles.



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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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.


Rucker tomb: The giant granite wonder of Everett

The final resting place of the city’s founders is an enigma and attraction in many ways.



Photos of the week

Top images from the Herald’s photographers


Photos of the Week

Top images from Herald photographers


Ashley Cain is spun by her partner Timothy Leduc during the paris free skating program at the 2018 Skate America competition on Saturday at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gallery: Saturday of Skate America in Everett

Saturday of Skate America in Everett featured Men’s Free Skating and Pair’s Free Skating.


Gallery: Sunday at Skate America in Everett

Sunday of Skate America in Everett featured Ladies Free Skating and Free Dance.