State will buy back bump stocks before they become illegal

The devices, when attached to semiautomatic weapons, allow them to fire more rapidly.

Accused killer set to testify Friday in Oso murder trial

John Reed is charged in the deaths of married couple Monique Patenaude and Patrick Shunn of Oso.

Police seek two more suspects in Everett motel shooting

Two others have already been arrested, including a Marysville man who allegedly shot the victim.

President, governor or retirement — only Inslee knows his plan

What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.

Plan your trip: High gas prices won’t keep everyone home

In fact, AAA expects more cars on the roads this Memorial Day weekend.

Mariner High School students April Hernandez-Diaz and Brian Pham work through a translation of a card by their pen pals from Japan. Mariner joined the pen pal project 10 years ago with Itoshima High School in Fukuoka, Japan. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

These pen pals use real pens — and paper — to reach out to Japan

Going old-school, Mariner High students are writing and reading about culture and commonalities.

3 suspects identified after suspicious fires at Marysville school

They were caught on security cameras at Pinewood Elementary.

Farms & Market in Everett is like a miniature Pike Place

The cafe inside the market is filled with grab-and-go items that are perfect for a summer picnic.

Chemistry key for state-bound Lakewood softball team

A mix of youth, veteran leadership and team chemistry propelled the Cougars to their first state berth since 2001

Diana Beal, with Compass Health, trains others to help young people in mental health crises. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

They’ll teach you ‘mental health first aid’ at Compass Health

The nonprofit offers a number of classes for the public, companies and other organizations.

Bryan and April Fugate hang out in Brian’s parents’ great yard in Marysville with their Italian greyhound, Daisy. Bryan was diagnosed with schizophrenia before the two were married a few years ago. He takes medication and follows a healthy routine to counter his mental illness. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Pair undaunted by ‘terrifying’ diagnosis

Bryan Fugate and his wife, April, are living with — and talking about — his schizophrenia

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Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

Learn how neighbors can help neighbors at the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management open house on Wednesday, May 16.

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Learn more at the Department of Emergency Management open house on Wednesday, May 16

 

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

 

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Sally is a parrot about town

She and Rod go everywhere in Everett together.

 

You’ll be dazzled by this ‘dazzle ship’-inspired art

Harold Hollingsworth is one of the artists to be featured in the Schack Art Center’s upcoming show.

 

At Lynnwood Denny’s, ‘experiencers’ share their close encounters

More people with tales of being abducted are coming forward, the group’s originator said.

 

Barbara Berg (left) and Barbara “Blue” DeMaesschalck perform with the Crackpot Comedy Cavalcade.

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Jesse Stoddard leads members of the improv group in a weekly class.

 

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A $100 million investment transformed the structure’s top viewing level with floor-to-ceiling glass.

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