Everett Community College's Dennis Skarr sits in front of a 15-foot interactive wall that can replicate a manufacturing company's assembly line, hardware, software and networks on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 in Everett, Washington. A class taught by Skarr focuses on cyber threats against manufacturers, pipelines, water treatment systems and electrical grids.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

At EvCC, ‘The Wall’ teaches students how to thwart cyber crime

The Everett college is first in the nation to have a tool that can model cyber attacks aimed at vital infrastructure.

Lake Stevens' TK Perkins makes his way to the sideline during the 4A State Championship game Saturday evening at Mt.Tahoma High School in Tacoma on December 4, 2021. The Viking lost 44-7. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens falls to Graham-Kapowsin in 4A state title game

The Murren-less Vikings run into a “buzzsaw” and finish as state runners-up after a 44-7 loss to G-K.

Girl, 1, dies from gunshot wound near Granite Falls

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies were investigating the weapons assault report Saturday night.

Lake Stevens resident Rick Trout shows a Feb. 2020 photo of the rising lake level in front of his home after a storm. (Isabella Breda / The Herald)

Some Lake Stevens homeowners now must buy flood insurance

Updated FEMA maps show some lakeside homes now sit in a designated flood hazard area, due to a warming climate.

Houses at the end of the 2100 block of 93rd Drive SE in Lake Stevens used to front a forest. Now the property has been clearcut to make way for a new Costco store near the intersection of Highway 9 and 20th Street SE. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald)

Lake Stevens councilmember says he profited off Costco deal

Until now, Marcus Tageant would not confirm his role in the multimillion-dollar sale of acreage that is soon to be a Costco.

‘Prolonged neglect’: Darrington woman charged with starving horses

After a months-long investigation, the woman is accused of neglecting her animals.

Preston "Buddy" Dwoskin served as the head referee at the inaugural Buddy Bowl football game two years ago at Everett Memorial Stadium. (Contributed photo) 20211203

Anti-bullying ‘Buddy Bowl’ game set for Saturday in Marysville

Preston Dwoskin, a public speaker with special needs, organized the football festivities. He would like you to be there.

Carolyn Cross repairs light strands on a flower christmas light frame at Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in Stanwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

All is merry and bright at Warm Beach

The Lights of Christmas endures as one of Snohomish County’s premier holiday traditions.

Caption: Family photos like this one of the author’s grandmother give extra meaning to this family’s holiday decorations.

Memories linger like the scent of fake Christmas trees

On this family’s tree, the most important ornaments are framed photos of beloved family, especially the ones who have passed away.

Approved Legislative District Map (Washington State Redistricting Commission)

State Supreme Court declines to draw new redistricting plan

Many Snohomish County voters are now a big step closer to having new representation in the state Legislature.

Aj Crecelius with her 12-year-old son at their home on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Distraught,’ another Monroe student leaves school over racism

The school district will work with an equity consultant to improve inclusivity starting in January.


State officials confirm first 3 cases of omicron variant

The cases were found in Thurston, Pierce and King counties, according to the state Department of Health.

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Editorial: State House covid rules won’t exclude GOP lawmakers

A requirement for vaccination only means those unvaccinated will have to attend sessions remotely.

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Comment: It’s already too late for travel bans to stop omicron

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Lynnwood's Dina Yonas drives to the hoop during the game against Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood girls down Jackson as winter sports begin

The Royals open their basketball season with a 59-51 win over the Timberwolves.


Children watch the Veterans Day Parade as it makes its way down Olympic Avenue on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gallery: Arlington hosts Veterans Day Parade

People gathered along Olympic Avenue in Arlington to celebrate veterans.


Lake Stevens’ Peri Hoshock sends the ball past Mount Si’s Lauren Kremer in a Class 4A Wes-King Bi-District tournament semifinal volleyball matchup Tuesday in Lake Stevens. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens clinches state volleyball berth

The undefeated Vikings get pushed by Mount Si in the bi-district semifinals, but find a way to win.


Arlington's Levi Younger reaches out for a pass during the game against Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington stuns Marysville Pilchuck in Wesco 3A North showdown

The Eagles shut down 3A No. 3-ranked Marysville Pilchuck’s high-powered ground attack in a 28-14 win.


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