A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with four private citizens onboard, lifts off from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39-A Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in Cape Canaveral , Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Everett man launched into space for 3 days of orbiting Earth

Chris Sembroski and three others will soar 100 miles higher than the International Space Station.

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Superior Court Judge Eric Lucas is retiring at end of year, after -- years on the bench. The former Mariner High School student was its first ASB president, went to Harvard Law School, and as an undergrad majored in creative writing. Photographed at Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Judge Eric Lucas, who broke barriers on bench, dies at 67

Lucas was the first Black judge elected to Snohomish County Superior Court.

Capt. Kate Songhurst demonstrates proper CPR during the PulsePoint launch press briefing Tuesday morning at Kasch Park in Everett on September 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

In heartbeat, app now hails citizen CPR in Snohomish County

Ambulances can only drive so fast. PulsePoint alerts nearby trained citizens when there’s a medical emergency.

Snohomish Health District Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters provides an update on the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday. (Snohomish Health District)

Local hospitals continue to fill while COVID cases plateau

Meanwhile, cases are popping up at Snohomish County schools, causing many to quarantine at home.

Jeremy Fuerst (Northwest Washington Synod)

Everett pastor dies while mountain climbing in Colorado

Pastor Jeremy Fuerst, 44, came to Central Lutheran Church in 2015.

Sultan police looking for tips after rash of car prowls

On Sunday, the department responded to 20 reports at Sportsman Park and trailheads near Gold Bar.

With over 48 new bus trips added to the routes serving Northgate Station, riders will enjoy more trip options and efficient transfers.

Snohomish County Residents Will Have Frequent Bus Connections to Light Rail Starting in October

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Commercial Aircraft Interiors General Manager James Barnett stands in a warehouse aisle of 777 overhead bins at the company's new building on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

12 Snohomish County aero firms get $19M for job protection

The Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection grants could save 2,280 Washington jobs for up to six months.

Empty seats are shown at T-Mobile Park during the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Seattle. Fans were not allowed in the ballpark for the Mariners' home opener due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Mariners won 5-3. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seattle to host 2023 MLB All-Star Game

T-Mobile Park has been selected to host Major League Baseball’s All-Star game in July 2023.

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A rendering of the proposed Community Justice Center in Lynnwood, which would house a new jail, a misdemeanor court, the police department and behavioral health services. (City of Lynnwood)

Lynnwood council approves construction contract for new jail

Despite criticism, the proposal for a new jail, police department and mental health wing passed the council 6-1.

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David Barney, owner of Barney's Pastrami on Evergreen, has changed the last names of the dozens of celebrities who's photos hang on the wall of his restaurant to Barney.  The newly named celebrities include Humphrey Barney, Uma Barney, Marilyn Barney, Olivia Newton-Barney and Stevie Ray Barney.  
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Where’s Barney? His pastrami shop has served its last hoagie

Even the Evergreen Way deli’s landlord is looking for him. David Barney has vanished.

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Snohomish Health District Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters provides an update on the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday. (Snohomish Health District)

Local hospitals continue to fill while COVID cases plateau

Meanwhile, cases are popping up at Snohomish County schools, causing many to quarantine at home.

 

Commercial Aircraft Interiors General Manager James Barnett stands in a warehouse aisle of 777 overhead bins at the company's new building on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

12 Snohomish County aero firms get $19M for job protection

The Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection grants could save 2,280 Washington jobs for up to six months.

 

A sign that reads "No Jab" is held by a person taking part in a demonstration opposing mask and COVID-19 vaccine mandates outside the Legislative Building, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday that Washington state is expanding its vaccine mandate to include all public, charter and private school teachers and staff, as well as those working at the state's colleges and universities. Inslee also expanded the statewide indoor mask mandate in place for non-vaccinated individuals to include those who are vaccinated. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Thousands of state workers seek exemptions to vaccine mandate

Not everyone who applies for an exemption will be granted one.

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Archbishop Murphy's Jojo Chiangpradit, (left) and Taylor Campbellat Archbishop Murphy, far right, celebrate  Cameron Bourne's goal and hat trick High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Two hat tricks lift Archbishhop Murphy over Arlington

Jordyn Latta and Cameron Bourne each score three goals in the Wildcats’ 6-1 win over the Eagles.

 

Lake Stevens' Isabella Christensen, left, celebrates a point with teammates Tuesday night at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on September 7, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens sweeps E-W as fall sports get underway

The Vikings win in straight sets on the first full night of high school sports this school year.

 

Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd has her jersey grabbed by at Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot during the game at Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Storm return to Everett, fall to Sky 73-69

Back at Angel of the Winds Arena after a lengthy road trip, Seattle loses to Chicago.

 

Officers escort symbolic remains of Officer Charlie Joe Cortez Tuesday afternoon at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on August 17, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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