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Gus Underfoot hangs a Black Lives Matter flag underneath the Marysville School District sign during a protest on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in Marysville, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Marysville teachers vote ‘no confidence’ in their school board

The union vote came after racist threats against students. The board this week condemned racism.

Shattered glass littered the alleyway next to the Monte Cristo building in Everett after an explosion April 13. (Everett Police Department)

Man arrested in explosion at downtown Everett apartments

The blast caused an estimated $3,000 in damage. A resident of the Monte Cristo apartments was booked for arson.

John and Aria Pendergraft. (contributed photo)

Father, girl killed in Mukilteo fire ‘did everything together’

John Pendergraft, 42, and his daughter Aria, 7, lived on a small farm with emus and kangaroos.

Alan Edward Dean in about 1993 (left), and in 2020. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

1993 murder suspect sent to mental hospital indefinitely

A judge dismissed the case against Alan Dean, finding him incompetent for trial in the murder of Melissa Lee, 15.

FILE - In this July 25, 2020, file photo, smoke rises as police clash with protester during a Black Lives Matter protest near the Seattle Police East Precinct headquarters in Seattle. A Seattle police officer who threw a tear gas canister that hit a reporter and other officers who threw blast balls that hit individuals during last summer's Black Lives Matter protests violated policies, according to new reports from an independent agency tasked with investigating police misconduct. The agency has released five batches of investigative reports since September, with the latest 22 cases posted Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Legislature: Elected officials must OK tear gas use by cops

The bill also addresses other police tactics and gear in response to the killing of George Floyd.

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Medics take Jeffrey Phebus, the suspect in a fatal shooting, to an ambulance on McDougall Avenue on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington man pleads guilty to murdering estranged wife

Jeffery Phebus, 61, who shot his wife at her workplace in Everett, faces 25 to 31⅔ years in prison.

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Lean Belly 3X Review: Does It Work? (You Won’t Believe This)

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Prep results for Thursday, April 22

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Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Marysville firefighters Luis Cruz, left, and Chris Brunett, right, about being vaccinators at the mass COVID-19 vaccination site on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County could fall back to Phase 2, officials warn

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise as more-contagious variants spread here.

Emily Newman, here with Miranda the cat, bought Main Street Books in Monroe in 2012. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Saturday’s the time to show independent bookstores some love

The owner of Main Street Books in Monroe has been a bibliophile since a library was her second home.

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Memo Surge Review: Frank Stephens Memory Boosting Supplement

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Coronavirus

Comment: Dropping masks may be as hard as they were to accept

As vaccinations spread wearing a mask — outdoors — will be less crucial; but psychologically hard to give up.

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How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County

Availability of doses is always changing, so keep checking back.

 

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Marysville firefighters Luis Cruz, left, and Chris Brunett, right, about being vaccinators at the mass COVID-19 vaccination site on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County could fall back to Phase 2, officials warn

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise as more-contagious variants spread here.

 

 

 

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, April 22, Earth Day

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, April 21

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, April 20

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, April 19

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Inside the Newsroom
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Get to Know Reporter Janice Podsada

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The Herald's first Sunday edition, shown here on a microfilm viewer, was published April 5, 1981. (Julie Muhlstein)

40 years of Sundays: Herald’s seen changes, mission remains

The newspaper’s first Sunday edition was published April 5, 1981, and this columnist was on the job.

 

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Reporting with empathy during dire circumstances

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My years in journalism have been an unforgettable ride

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Kamiak's Cade Weatherbie and Meadowdale's River Stewart fall while fighting for the ball during the game on Friday, April 16, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak shuts out Meadowdale in boys soccer

Westin Joyner and Junior Phomnath combine for the clean sheet in the Knights’ 3-0 win.

 

Jackson's Helena Ah-Loe is high-fived after a home run against Everett Thursday afternoon at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek on April 8, 2021. Jackson dominated Everett, 15-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson scores nine in the first, thumps Everett

The Timberwolves moved to 2-0 on the season behind a big day at the plate.

 

Lake Stevens High host Snohomish High Thursday night in Lake Stevens on March 25, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets 25-20, 25-22 and 25-20.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens tops Snohomish in matchup of unbeatens

The Vikings improved to 8-0 on the season with a 3-0 sweep of the Panthers on Thursday night.

 

Kamiak's Wesley Garret runs through multiple tackles during the game against Cascade on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak thumps Cascade in battle of Wesco unbeatens

The Knights cap an impressive turnaround with a 44-14 win and finish the season 4-0.