A PUD vehicle drives along Lovers Road under newly-erected power poles that will eventually connect Stanwood and Camano Island on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, in Stanwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

To keep Camano lights on, PUD builds a new power line

The new line establishes a second electrical connection to Camano Island, which will help maintain power in windstorms.

Ian S. Bramel-Allen (Edmonds Police Department)

Edmonds stabbing suspect charged with premeditated murder

Ian Bramel-Allen reportedly threatened Bret Northcutt with an “axe or hatchet,” weeks before stabbing him in a WinCo parking lot.

Cooper Cummings from the United States celebrates after winning a men's downhill during the Cheese Rolling contest at Cooper's Hill in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, Monday May 29, 2023. The Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake is an annual event where participants race down the 200-yard (180 m) long hill chasing a wheel of double gloucester cheese. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Arlington High School grad is the big cheese after winning UK race

Cooper Cummings, who grew up in Lake Stevens, defeated a world record-holder in Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling and Wake.

The Port of Everett is adjusting its summer outdoor movie series, Sail-In Cinema, to meet public health guidelines this year. It'll be a drive-in theater. (Port of Everett)

Here’s what movies you can see at the Everett waterfront this summer

From blockbusters like “Top Gun: Maverick” and cult classics like “The Goonies,” there’s a little bit for everyone at Boxcar Park.

Highway 9 is set to be closed in both directions for a week as construction crews build a roundabout at the intersection with Vernon Road. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Weeklong closure coming to Highway 9 section in Lake Stevens

Travelers should expect delays or find another way from Friday to Thursday between Highway 204 and Lundeen Parkway.

Ashley Morrison, left, and her mother Cindi Morrison. (Photo provided by Cindi Morrison)

Everett’s ‘Youngest Old Cat Lady’ legacy continues after death

On social media, Ashley Morrison, 31, formed a worldwide community to talk about cats and mental health. Her mom wants to keep it going.

Penelope Protheroe, President and Founder of Angel Resource Connection puts together a huge batch of rotini with meatballs and marinara before heading out to distribute the food and other supplies on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, around Everett, Washington. ARC uses the Lake Stevens Senior Center kitchen to cook up meals for people without homes. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

She feeds Everett’s homeless; ‘no sit’ ban makes her mission harder

Everett banned handing out food and water in city-designated zones: “They just want people to disappear … be somebody else’s problem.”

A map of the I-5/SR 529 Interchange project on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Editorial: Set your muscle memory for work zone speed cameras

Starting next summer, not slowing down in highway work zones can result in a $500 fine.

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Washington's Sami Reynolds runs the bases against McNeese during an NCAA softball game on Saturday, May 20, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Local softball stars Reynolds, Mahler set for WCWS

Washington’s Sami Reynolds (Snohomish) and Stanford’s River Mahler (Monroe) each play prominent roles on their Pac-12 teams.

Alberto Rodriguez.

Rodriguez puts on power display, leads AquaSox to series win

The 22-year-old outfielder mashed 11 extra-base hits, including six home runs, as Everett took five of seven from Eugene.

Lake Stevens’ Grant Buckmiller takes a peek at the clock as he runs to the title in the 4A boys 200 meter dash during the WIAA State Track and Field Championships on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

State track: Lake Stevens sprinter Buckmiller blazes to multiple titles

Also, Kamiak’s Kalia Estes and Jaedyn Chase claim championships and more on local title winners and state placers.


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A child gets some assistance dancing during Narrow Tarot’s set on the opening night of Fisherman’s Village on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Lucky Dime in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival takes over downtown Everett

The festival features more than 40 local and national acts over three days: “If I go to a show, this is what I want to be near.”


Colten Fritzlan rides a bull during Unleash The Beast at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington on Thursday, April 20, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

‘He was a bucker’: World’s top bull riders put on rowdy rodeo in Everett

On the last ride of the night, Eduardo Aparecido hung onto Blood Moon just long enough to wrangle a win at the PBR event Thursday.


People wander around and photograph fields of tulips, daffodils and other flowers during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival at RoozenGaarde in Mount Vernon, Washington, on Friday April 14, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Flower power is finally here at Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

After a late bloom, stunning photos await at the monthlong festival with art, food, pickleball, millions of bulbs — and traffic.


Mushrooms found by members of the Snohomish County Mycological Society at Lord Hill Park on Saturday, April 8, 2023 in Snohomish, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

That’s a morel: Foraging for mushrooms, friendships in Lord Hill Park

The Snohomish County Mycological Society brings fungi lovers together and educates the public about their many uses.


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Daniel Wehnert, left, and Angela Wehnert pose for a photo at High Rock Castle in Monroe, Wash. Annie Barker / The Everett Herald photo

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The two-hour walk through Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island offers opportunity for inspiration and reflection. (Jennifer Bardsley)

A ‘150-acre wonderland of forest and flowers’ awaits on Bainbridge Island

The 150-acre wonderland, the former home of a timber magnate and his wife, is a beautiful place to visit in any season.


Jessica Miguel is manager and caretaker of the Mansion Inn in Lake Stevens. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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The hairpin curve over Oyster Creek on Chuckanut Scenic Byway in Washington state. The 24-mile road is fun to drive and offers access to trails, shopping, dining and history. Amy Attas/West Coast Traveller photo.

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