Firefighter Travis Smith gets ready to slide down the fire pole at Everett Fire Department Station 1. The pole is the only one remaining at an Everett firehouse. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Stairs are safer but not as cool as Everett’s last fire pole

Video: In the days of horses, poles became common at fire houses. Then along came risk managers.

Marysville proposal eliminates Getchell’s 4 mini-high schools

The reasons are many to shift to standard boundary-based enrollment, the superintendent says.

KRKO stops talking sports but will still broadcast games

The Everett station now plays music but will still cover Silvertips, AquaSox and high school games.

Boeing rewriting business model as 797 plans take shape

The company hopes to make money not only by building and selling the plane but from keeping it flying.

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$2.3M federal grant boosts programs here for homeless youth

At Cocoon House in Everett, a HUD official said the money is a reward for proven success.

Trio boldly steals a bunch of iPhones from a Monroe store

While a woman distracted the clerk, two men walked out the back room with their arms full.

Everett Districts Now shelves its own ballot initiative

Instead, the group will campaign for one of the options the City Council is putting before voters.

He sings about ignorance, war and greed — and it’s OK to laugh

Roy Zimmerman, a mainstay on left-leaning radio, will perform a one-man show in Marysville.

Poll: Who is the Mariners’ MVP at the All-Star break?

Vote for the player you think has been most responsible for Seattle’s surprising first half.

Of the hundreds of people on I-5, she was the one who died

Miriam Robinson, just 28, was killed in a crash caused by a wrong-way driver suspected of DUI.

The Alaska Airlines repair and maintenance hangar at Paine Field, built in 1948 and shown here in 1951, now houses the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum. The airline will soon offer commercial flights from the Everett airport. (Ken Knudson / Everett Herald)

Alaska Airlines had hangar at Paine long before new terminal

Retirees recall fixing engines and maintaining airplanes in what’s now Flying Heritage Museum.

 

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The intersection of criminal law and other law

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

 

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La intersección de la ley penal y otra ley

Comprendiendo cómo una condena penal puede tener consecuencias incidentales en otras áreas de la ley

 

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

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Videos

VIDEO: Summer Showdown practice at Evergreen Speedway

The Monroe racetrack’s premier event for Super Late Models is this weekend.

 

In Delaware, when they retire a ferry they sink it offshore

They’ve created an artificial reef. Here’s what a sinking ferry looks like.

 

Mysa Tran is the owner of the Riverview Market & Cafe. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

It’s a family affair at Lowell’s Riverview Market & Cafe

As you turn east off I-5 in Everett, this small community from the past unfolds.

 

Marilyn Ogden (left) and Kal Leichtman await the judge Wednesday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on June 6, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A special wedding on D-Day

Kal Leichtman, 92, was there in 1944. He and Marilyn Ogden, 88, picked the anniversary to get married.

 

Photography
Aquasox’s Ryan Garcia celebrates his two run homer in the third inning against the Salem-Keizer Volcanos Sunday afternoon at Everett Memorial Stadium on July 15, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Gallery: Everett Aquasox win 7-6

The Everett Aquasox play the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes at Everett Memorial Stadium on Sunday, July 15, 2018. The Aquasox beat the Volcanoes, 7-6.

 

A P-47 Thunderbolt (top) passes a P-40 Tomahawk during maneuvers at the 50th annual Arlington Fly-In at the Arlington Airport on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Arlington Fly-In

The 50th annual Arlington Fly-In is this weekend, July 6-8, at Arlington Municipal Airport.

 

Herald photos of the week

The latest collection of top images by Herald photographers.

 

Gallery: Everett’s waterfront fireworks show

Hundreds gathered to watch the annual Thunder on the Bay Fireworks display.