Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald)

With influx of patients, Everett hospital’s ER is overwhelmed

Providence set up a command center and diverted resources. A nurse said we’re watching “the collapse of health care.”

Jenson Hankins address the court during his resentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, June 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Man gets reduced sentence for 2003 Marysville ambush murder

“I’ve wanted to apologize for a long time,” said Jenson Hankins, who was 16 when he killed John Jasmer near Marysville.

The Tulalip Tribes have joined state and local leaders in calling on residents to stay home when not performing certain essential activities. Six Tulalip Tribes members had tested positive for COVID-19, including a tribal elder who died of the disease, according to the tribes. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tulalips say US Supreme Court ruling undermines tribal sovereignty

Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote: “Indian country is part of the State, not separate from the State.”

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Search begins in earnest for Monroe interim superintendent

Meanwhile, Superintendent Justin Blasko is still on leave, and school officials are keeping quiet about his future.

Michelle Koski (Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office)

Genealogy helps crack 1990 Snohomish County homicide of Seattle teen

Michelle Koski was 17. Her body was recovered near Maltby. A Seattle neighbor was identified as the suspect Thursday.

Officials tour the future site of the Faith Family Village Wednesday morning at Faith Lutheran Church in Everett, Washington on June 29, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett eyeing Sievers Duecy city land for new shelter village

If approved, it could be near another new village for families at a church — and the third shelter of its kind in the city.

Inflated costs and supply shortages have inspired some to try <a href="https://vespertineboutique.com/collections/period/products/hello-cup-s-m-small-medium" target="_blank">alternative menstrual products</a>. Vespertine Boutique in Port Townsend can help answer any questions you may have.

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Girls at the Tulalip Indian Boarding School warily eye a sewing machine as they learn about required duties. Harriette Shelton Dover attended this school from age 7 until her graduation in 1922. (Tulalip Tribes Hibulb Cultural Center)

Tulalip’s Stolen Children: A special report on Native American boarding schools

Since the 1800s, Native American families have grappled with the trauma of abuse and forced assimilation at hundreds of boarding schools across the country. One served as a cornerstone of the Tulalip Reservation in Snohomish County. These are stories of life and death at Tulalip and elsewhere.

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Tulalip council members and tribal members watch as Governor Jay Inslee signs bill HB 1571 into law at the Tulalip Resort on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Washington launches new Indigenous missing person alert system

It’s similar to an Amber Alert. Tulalip families of the missing have called the program a good first step.

Ryan Elting, conservation director at the Whidbey Camano Land Trust, talks about the important ecosystem the shoreline provides Friday, June 10, 2022, at the site of the Keystone Preserve near Coupeville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

In ‘emergency acquisition,’ 226 acres of Whidbey Island’s farmland, forest saved

The beachside Keystone Preserve, south of Coupeville, is the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s largest purchase at $9.1 million.

Embracing “community” in every sense of the word, the team at Quail Park create a space where residents thrive – exploring, discovering and sharing with friends, family, fellow residents and the care team.

Lynnwood residence shows why community is key to wellness at any age

Quail Park of Lynnwood creates a vital, engaging space where seniors thrive

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West Coast Travel
An early photo of the Mukilteo Lighthouse, which was automated in 1979. (Mukilteo Historical Society)

Three Beacons: Take a tour of three Everett-area lighthouses

These beacons guided mariners to safety for many years — since 1861, in one case. Here are their stories.

 

Jetty Island ferry service from the Port of Everett waterfront to the two-mile sandy breakwater is set to return July 6 through Labor Day. (Lizz Giordano / Herald file)

Jetty Island ferry reservations open for the summer season

Reservations are required and cost $3 per person for the short ferry ride to sandy beaches

 

On summer afternoons, the sun warms the shallow water off Jetty Island’s west shore. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

5 things to do this summer in Snohomish County

Hop a ferry. Play in the sand. Look for Bigfoot. Tour the past. Toast the sunset.

 

Airfares in Spokane, Washington are up 35 per cent, according to a new year-over-year study CheapAir.com that found smaller market airports were being more significantly affected by price increases. Conversely, larger markets, like San Francisco, are seeing less of an impact.

The US cities being most + least affected by airfare hikes

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Herald Business Journal
Striking Starbucks employees talk to a woman who wanted to use the drive-thru but was turned away due to the strike on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, on Broadway in Everett, Washington. Workers at the 37th and Broadway store spent their morning picketing because a fellow employee had been fired the previous day in what the workers believe is an act of union busting. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett Starbucks workers go on strike after employee fired

The employee and her fellow union members claim she was fired for supporting the union. Starbucks denies it.

 

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Officials tour the future site of the Faith Family Village Wednesday morning at Faith Lutheran Church in Everett, Washington on June 29, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett eyeing Sievers Duecy city land for new shelter village

If approved, it could be near another new village for families at a church — and the third shelter of its kind in the city.

 

Ryan Elting, conservation director at the Whidbey Camano Land Trust, talks about the important ecosystem the shoreline provides Friday, June 10, 2022, at the site of the Keystone Preserve near Coupeville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

In ‘emergency acquisition,’ 226 acres of Whidbey Island’s farmland, forest saved

The beachside Keystone Preserve, south of Coupeville, is the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s largest purchase at $9.1 million.

 

Sandra Oleson, center, holds up a “Protect Our Rights” sign and shouts for support from passing vehicles during a protest against the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday, June 24, 2022, along Broadway in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Roe v. Wade ruling spurs praise and outrage in Snohomish County

Washington will become a sanctuary for abortion access. Voters legalized early pregnancy abortions over 50 years ago.

 

The Seattle Sounders’ Cristian Roldan sneaks through three defenders on his way to the net against Sporting KC on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Resurgent Sounders thrash Sporting KC

Seattle wins 3-0 and has collected 16 points in its past seven contests to climb up the Western Conference standings.

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