Chronicling the last years of a dying North Cascades glacier

For almost four decades, scientist Mauri Pelto has journeyed to measure the melting Columbia Glacier.

Dog abduction gone bad sends two men to the county doghouse

The suspects allegedly tried to take the dog at knifepoint and threatened to kill the people at home.

‘Pervasive and egregious’ misconduct spurs guardian reforms

Judges say court-appointed guardians broke the law to keep a child away from her troubled parents.

Edmonds Council OKs $3.7 million bond for downtown park

Over the years, the city has scraped together $8.8 million for the Civic Field redevelopment project.

In general, the state Department of Transportation prefers to install roundabouts versus other intersection types. (WSDOT)

How and why an intersection gets redesigned in Washington

The most common question submitted to Street Smarts: How do I get a roundabout installed?

What can otters tell us about watershed pollution?

An Oregon professor spent a year on Whidbey studying river otters for insight into the environment.

Automotive peace of mind comes easily in Everett

With loaner cars and quality customer service, Everett shops make it worthwhile to pay a visit

A message of unity at South Asian festival near Snohomish

The second annual event gave local South Asian communities a platform to showcase their cultures.

Sky River Rock Festival organizer Paul Dorpat (center with beard) at the 1968 Labor Day weekend event near Sultan. The La Conner author Tom Robbins is second from left at the event that drew big-name bands and thousands of people. (Courtesy Museum of Pop Culture)

Woodstock here? Not if county leaders in 1969 had their way

Hippies flocked to Sultan for Sky River Rock Festival in ’68. Today, big events come with regulations.

Fundraiser to help 4-year-old Marysville girl fighting cancer

The Sheldon family’s friends have organized Sadie’s Night on Aug. 27, with small bites from 8 chefs.

Gino Sanita, center, teaches his son Carlo Sanita, 5, left, and daughter Virgina Sanita, 7, how to fish off of the boat launch dock at Camano Island State Park. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Free days: When state parks say ‘welcome’ and there is no fee

Ten of Washington’s state parks are in Snohomish County and on Camano and Whidbey islands.

 

Marketplace

Automotive peace of mind comes easily in Everett

With loaner cars and quality customer service, Everett shops make it worthwhile to pay a visit

 

Convenience, customer service keep your European wheels rolling

Everett repair shop technicians stay ahead of the curve on vehicle technology

 

How to give your performance or production car the royal treatment

Experts in Everett began with Z cars, now service and modify a wide range of imports, domestics

 

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Videos

What can otters tell us about watershed pollution?

An Oregon professor spent a year on Whidbey studying river otters for insight into the environment.

 

Rucker construction blues: ‘We’ve gotten used to the shaking’

Downtown Everett businesses cope with road closures, debris and the roar of the jackhammer.

 

Why fly from Everett to Spokane? They founded Father’s Day!

In this week’s “Herald Headlines,” we talk about Alaska Airlines’ evolving service at Paine Field.

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As his wife Heather looks on, John Norman gets a hug from his daughter Amber Nelson, and granddaughter Ashlee Nelson, right, after his replica of the Spirit of St. Louis flew for the first time from Arlington Municipal Airport on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This might be the best Spirit of St. Louis replica ever made

A plane like the one Charles Lindbergh flew across the Atlantic logged its first flight in Arlington.

 

Photography

Gallery: Playing Bocce in the Special Olympics

Athletes took to Kasch Park for a Special Olympics Washington tournament in Everett.

 

Gallery: Flying high during the Arlington Fly-in

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Photos of the week

Top picks from The Herald’s illustrious photographers

 

Scenes of the Seattle Storm’s final regular season home game against the Dallas Wind Thursday evening at Angel of the Wings in Everett on August 8, 2019. The Storm won 69-57. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Gallery: Seattle Storm win final home game in Everett

The defending WNBA champions posted a 69-57 victory over the Dallas Wings.