Crime is down, but Everett hopes to hire 24 more officers

There’s still a sense residents “don’t feel safe,” the mayor says, and police are busier than ever.

Charge: Lynnwood tobacco smuggler dodged $1 million in taxes

The man, 57, reportedly dealt in illicit cigarettes. Tax returns claimed he sold hats and T-shirts.

Anti-noise group seeks halt to Growlers at Coupeville field

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is in the process of increasing training flights by 400 percent.

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Girlfriend on trial in 2 torture-murders in Snohomish County

Lendsay Meza’s boyfriend is serving life in prison for two horrific killings. She’s accused of helping.

Monroe will ask voters in April for $8.1 million park bond

If approved, it would fund a new park in the North Hill area and turf fields at Lake Tye Park.

Bill would require kids’ menus to offer healthy beverages

Children would still be able to order a soda for their meal, but healthier choices would be the default.

Monroe School District signs lease for new headquarters

The district’s current administrative office, a 104-year-old schoolhouse, likely will be sold.

USTA: Everett aces first time hosting Fed Cup qualifier

Back-to-back sellout crowds at Angel of the Winds Arena created an electric atmosphere.

Gov. Jay Inslee talks about homelessness and the climate

During an Editorial Board interview, he also discussed a wide range of other issues on the state agenda.

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Record numbers seeking roles in Island Shakespeare Festival

More than 200 actors are vying for 20 positions in three plays at the 11th annual Langley fest.

Despite vanishing steelhead, state won’t delay fishing season

Wild winter steelhead are at a historic low in the Sultan River, with just 55 of the fish counted in 2019.

 

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Love potions and romance remedies!

This Valentine’s Day, spice things up with green flowers and adults-only chocolate

 

5 ways to find a mattress store you can trust

Need a new bed? Rest easy once you find the right help

 

Keeping communities safe: Snohomish County planning for disaster

Updated Hazard Mitigation Plan identifies prevention projects as county grows, changes

 

Tools and equipment shipped right to your jobsite

Everett manufacturer and hardware supplier has been providing solutions for more than 40 years

 

Editorial Cartoons

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Feb. 18

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Feb. 17

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Feb. 16

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day

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Videos

Gov. Jay Inslee talks about homelessness and the climate

During an Editorial Board interview, he also discussed a wide range of other issues on the state agenda.

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Swimmers race to the finish during the Class 3A Northwest District finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center. (Cameron Van Til / The Herald)

Shorecrest rides depth to 3A district swim title

Edmonds-Woodway wins 5 of the 12 events and Shorewood diver Isaac Poole shatters a 29-year meet record.

 

Kamiak swimmers pose with the team championship trophy at the end of the 4A Northwest District swim and dive finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish. Kamiak won its 11th team title in 13 years. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kamiak wins 4A district swim title as records fall

Seven total meet records are set as the Knights cruise to their 11th outright district crown in 13 years.

 

Everett’s new passenger terminal gets some national love

Paine Field was voted 8th-best among a selection of small airports, some of which aren’t all that small.

 

Photography

Gallery: Coco Gauff at Kids Day tennis event in Everett

The young star is in town ahead of this weekend’s Fed Cup qualifier at Angel of the Winds Arena.

 

2019: The year in pictures

Daily Herald photographers showcase their top images from the past 12 months.

 

Mitch Love through the years

His playing career ended in 2011, so he returned to Everett to begin his coaching career.

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Gallery: Sounders claim their second MLS championship

Seattle beats Toronto 3-1 in the MLS Cup to capture its second title in four years

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