Carrie Westvang donated a kidney to her husband Robb in a recent transplant operation. The couple own Locals Espresso stands in Marysville, Stanwood and Arlington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

23 years of marriage, 3 coffee stands, 2 kids — and a kidney

Carrie Westvang was a match for her husband Robb in a March transplant operation.

Kaya’s spirit: A child embraced life, even in its final stage

The 5-year-old girl had a knack for making others laugh in the face of an inoperable brain tumor.

Prosecutors: Threats preceded killing at Everett business

Jeff Phebus grew increasingly unstable after his wife left their Arlington home, prosecutors say.

Way To Go

Arts Festival foundation announces scholarship winners

Fireworks ban sought for south Snohomish County

Fire officials want to outlaw personal fireworks on the outskirts of Everett, Lynnwood and Edmonds.

Biggest state delegation ever is in Paris for air show

More than 80 from Washington are attending. State and local public officials say it’s worth the expense.

Comcast honors Snohomish County students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

What I learned about my father through the Vietnam War

A Herald writer’s curiosity about his father’s years in Vietnam led to understanding for them both.

Vashon: An island of chill amid the Seattle-Tacoma rat race

With good food, craft beverages and a relaxed vibe, it offers a quintessential Northwest experience.

Lawyer: Double-murder suspect led a ‘quiet, unremarkable’ life

Attorneys outlined their cases in the groundbreaking trial of William Talbott II in Snohomish County.

Meet Matt, who loves to sing, has a great work ethic, excels at counting and listens to sports radio. The client of Sherwood Community Services, who is blind, also enjoys his part-time job as a production worker at Innovative Salon Products where he’s responsible for quality control and packaging.

A simple adjustment can change lives.

Words matter – Take a moment to consider the words you use

Graduation 2019

Gallery: Everett High School’s class of 2019 commencement

The ceremoy was held Saturday afternoon at Angel of the Winds Arena.

 

Scenes from the Sequoia High graduation ceremony held in the Everett Civic Auditorium on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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Gallery: Marysville Pilchuck’s class of 2019 commencement

The ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.

 

Gallery: Snohomish High School’s class of 2019 commencement

Scenes of the graduation ceremony at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on June 10.

 

 

Marketplace

Comcast honors Snohomish County students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Meet Matt, who loves to sing, has a great work ethic, excels at counting and listens to sports radio. The client of Sherwood Community Services, who is blind, also enjoys his part-time job as a production worker at Innovative Salon Products where he’s responsible for quality control and packaging.

A simple adjustment can change lives.

Words matter – Take a moment to consider the words you use

 

Technology drives access to better legal care

MyTrafficMan.net makes it easy to access the legal services you need

 

Seven Things to Know Before You Go Mattress Shopping

We spend a third of our lives in bed, so it’s important to make the right choice

 

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Videos

20 years of making baseball miracles happen

Monroe’s Miracle League — a league for children and adults with special needs — celebrates its 20th season.

 

Running wild: Healed from injuries, a bear roams free again

She suffered pelvic fractures in December. Wildlife officers released her in the Cascades this week.

 

State soccer: Marysville Pilchuck’s season ends in heartbreak

Violations in stoppage time sink the Tomahawks in a 2-1 opening-round loss to Kamiakin.

 

Man reportedly flashes gun outside Safeway, then gets shot

Mill Creek police say the confrontation may have begun as a complaint about driving.

 

Photography

Gallery: Everett High School’s class of 2019 commencement

The ceremoy was held Saturday afternoon at Angel of the Winds Arena.

 

Photos of the week

Herald photographers capture the people and places of Snohomish County

 

Scenes from the Sequoia High graduation ceremony held in the Everett Civic Auditorium on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Sequoia High graduation CLass of 2019

Scenes from the Sequoia High graduation ceremony held in the Everett Civic Continue reading...

 

Gallery: Marysville Pilchuck’s class of 2019 commencement

The ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.