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Rain and wind wash away much of the smoke, but be cautious

The air was expected to be potentially hazardous in most areas of Snohomish County until Saturday morning.

48 years after Jody Loomis was killed, a trial draws near

Defendant Terrence Miller’s lawyers asked to delay the murder trial beyond October. A judge denied the motion.

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach

Scientists from across the nation believe it’s most likely a specimen of Haliphron atlanticus.

Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms

Stanwood is already teaching kindergartners on campus. Sultan and Arlington will soon follow suit.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

She was a women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice.

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County Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Sherrie Chambers-Wilson

The 1981 Snohomish High School graduate was named Female Athlete of the Year by USA Judo in 1995.

Fraud in the Coronavirus Era

From bogus unemployment claims to fake COVID-19 supplies, fraud is big business

Auditor: $300,000 unaccounted for from Monte Cristo cleanup

The Department of Ecology didn’t have records for 15% of funds it spent to clean the old mining area.

County Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Jill Mayer

The 1997 Everett alum has captured six Special Olympics World Games medals, including one gold.

Blue leadwort is a low-growing perennial that acts as a colorful groundcover for the garden. (Getty Images)

A few perennial gems to help brighten up the fall garden

He can’t help but find new treasures to plant each time he visits the nursery. Here are four he added recently.

Coronavirus

Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms

Stanwood is already teaching kindergartners on campus. Sultan and Arlington will soon follow suit.

 

Two simultaneous health crises: Wildfire smoke, coronavirus

The smoke will linger this week. And the unhealthy air can bring symptoms easily mistaken for COVID-19.

 

COVID-19 updates about returning to school

Public Health Essentials! A blog by the Snohomish Health District.

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Marketplace

Fraud in the Coronavirus Era

From bogus unemployment claims to fake COVID-19 supplies, fraud is big business

 

4 Ways COVID-19 Has Affected Home Lending

Is now the ‘right time’ to buy or refinance a home?

 

Enrichment comes full circle: healthy soils, healthy businesses, healthy families!

Home delivery service helps restaurants, farmers, and the people of Puget Sound

 

Gail and Alice chat in the hallway at Windsor Square.

Inspired, independent living in a community you’ll love calling home

‘The safety and happiness of residents are key – the two go hand-in-hand.’

 

Editorial Cartoons

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Sept. 18

A sketchy look at the news of the day.

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Sept. 17

A sketchy look at the news of the day.

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 16

A sketchy look at the news of the day.

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Inside the Newsroom

More cowbell? Sorry about that

In February 2004, the Everett Silvertips and I were in the midst Continue reading...

 

Watching the inner workings of the newsroom helped my reporting

In the spring of 2019, I emailed The Daily Herald’s local news Continue reading...

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I found a home in the newsroom

I can’t remember what all I brought with me my freshman year Continue reading...

 

Reporting news you can trust, whether good or bad

Wind howled and rain drizzled as a group of volunteers clustered beneath Continue reading...

 

Photography

Your photos of the Waterfront Place Apartments fire

The fire burned the under-construction building to the ground Thursday evening.

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Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Hundreds of people in the small cities joined marches and demonstrations decrying racism.

 

Health-care workers take a knee at Providence in Everett

The nationwide event was sponsored by White Coats for Black Lives.

 

Gallery: Locked down, socially distant in Snohomish County

Daily Herald photographers share their images of life during the weeks-long stay-home order.