The DSHS Mobile Office outside of the Gold Bar Family Grocer on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 in Gold Bar, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Office on wheels brings EBT cards, resources to rural Snohomish County

In places like Gold Bar, people can get their food assistance card immediately from the DSHS mobile office, a truck.

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Monroe school board member chats on Facebook during closed-door meeting

Molly Barnes allegedly solicited opinions from a group of conservative parents and employees on Facebook. It’s unclear if she broke the law.

Everett Home Depot worker Jeffrey Raven Leonard, 52, holds a certificate that names him a Kentucky Colonel, an honor from the governor of Kentucky. He received the award, given to 4,000 to 5,000 people annually, for getting the word out about a hiring program for veterans at Home Depot. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

This Kentucky Colonel works at Home Depot, not a fried chicken stand

Jeffrey Raven Leonard, 52, of Everett, joins thousands of other colonels honored for good deeds by the governor of Kentucky.

Rep. Lauren Davis, 32nd Legislative District (Washington House of Representatives)

Lawmaker aims to bolster safety net for victims of domestic violence

Rep. Lauren Davis got a no-contact order against an ex-partner. Her new bill provides tools for cops and courts to do more.

Tala Davey-Wraight, 3, is thrown in the air by her dad Oscar Davey-Wraight, one of the Summer Meltdown headliners also known as Opiuo, during Cory Wong’s set on Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After Monroe debut, no Summer Meltdown music fest in 2023

Organizers announced Wednesday they would “take the year off in order to figure out the best path forward for Summer Meltdown in 2024.”

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A tax credit for working families and a tax break for newspapers

And a new roadblock emerges to vehicle pursuit reforms. Here’s what’s happening on Day 24 of the legislative session

Dani Rice was paralyzed in a routine medical procedure: “Now thanks to WA Cares, we have more options. We both put in a little from our paychecks now, and WA Cares will pay for a home care aide, when we need one.”

You Never Know What Will Happen. WA Cares Gives Peace of Mind.

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Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

Tickets are on sale now for the Gin Blossoms gig in Tulalip. A variety of local music, from rock to classical, can be heard this weekend in Everett.

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On September 30, 1968, the first 747-100 rolled out of Boeing's Everett factory.

Editorial: What Boeing workers built beyond the 747

More than 50 years of building jets leaves an economic and cultural legacy for the city and county.

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IonQ will open a new quantum computing manufacturing and research center at 3755 Monte Villa Parkway in Bothell. (Photo courtesy of IonQ)

Quantum computing firm IonQ to open Bothell R&D center

IonQ says quantum computing systems are key to addressing climate change, energy and transportation.

ESC Mattress Center in Everett is closed temporarily due to smoke damage. During the closure customers can still shop online at www.escmattresscenter.com and over the phone at 425-512-0017. The store will reopen in two to six months.

Smoke damage temporarily closes Everett mattress store

Locally owned and operated business hopes to reopen in two to six months

 

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A big head Buddha turns to the crowd during a celebration of the Lunar New Year on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lunar New Year celebrates the Year of the Rabbit

A celebration in Edmonds ushered in the Lunar New Year.

 

Edmonds-Woodway’s Jude Haines tries to pull down Shorecrest’s Neta Navot on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: E-W boys wrestlers topple Shorecrest

The Warriors earn a 48-30 win over the Scots in a key Wesco 3A/2A South matchup.

 

Mountlake Terrace’s Mya Sheffield comes away with a loose ball against Meadowdale on Wednesday, Jan.11, 2023, at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Mountlake Terrace girls top Meadowdale in thriller

Maya Davis scored the winning bucket as the Hawks earn a 60-57 win over the Mavericks.

 

Kamiak’s Bryan Zi Wong wins the second heat of the 100 yard backstroke during the Jackson vs. Kamiak boys swim and dive meet at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek, Washington on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak boys swim team tops Jackson

The Knights earn a 96-74 win over the Timberwolves at West Coast Aquatics.

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West Coast Travel
Canyon Creek Cabins co-owner Andy Whitcomb relaxes on the deck behind Cabin 1, an upgraded 1970s A-frame. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

A stylish yet rustic winter retreat just outside Granite Falls

Canyon Creek Cabins offer a cozy hideaway on an acre of riverfront property.

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Back in the observation car checking out the views near Blue River, Oregon. (Julia Carmel / Los Angeles Times)

Riding the Coast Starlight, from Los Angeles to Seattle

We spent 34 hours on America’s most scenic train. Is it as dreamy as it sounds?

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Christmas in Seattle comes with activities for all ages, from festive lights for kids to the silly, boozy Seattle SantaCon. Seattle SantaCon photo

4 Ways to celebrate Christmas in Seattle this year

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People explore along the South Fork Stillaguamish River near the repaired bridge that heads to Big Four Ice Caves on Oct. 28, in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls. Ryan Berry / Everett Herald photo

The Big Four Ice Caves: Access to one of Snohomish County’s most iconic destinations reopens

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