Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Farming with trees: food in a future with climate change

Agroforestry, a farming practice that mimics natural ecosystems, is taking root in Snohomish County.

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The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau hopes the new brand will lure visitors.

Van, palm print, DNA come to forefront in double murder trial

A defense attorney challenged a key piece of evidence — a palm print — in the trial of William Talbott II.

Shanahan gives up Pentagon bid amid domestic violence reports

The former Boeing executive has worked to keep certain brutal incidents within his family private.

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Missing for 8 months, Everett man found dead in Cascades

Gavin Johnston’s family says he likely was having a mental health crisis before he disappeared.

Waterfront disconnect; Edmonds roadway stirs online outrage

Many people are unhappy about the Waterfront Connector, a proposed emergency route over stopped trains.

Construction of Marysville manufacturing building under way

A Kirkland developer has broken ground to build 247,000 square feet for industry or distribution.

Wobble, a 27-year-old bison whose home was a pasture between Ebey Slough and Sunnyside Boulevard, died of natural causes on May 29. Born prematurely, he lived his whole life on Paul and Ruth Brandal’s 70-acre property. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Lone bison died where he lived, a Sunnyside Blvd. pasture

He was a landmark. Wobble grew from 26-pound preemie into 1,800-pound beast where a herd once roamed.

Destined to cook, despite heartbreaking loss, serious injury

This Arlington teen overcame his father’s death and a traumatic brain injury to forge a culinary career.

A familiar face returns as Mountlake Terrace’s football coach

Tony Umayam, who coached the Hawks for 11 seasons before stepping down in 2015, is back as head coach.

Requiem for pay phones: Bring $100 bills, not dimes

Man caves, outdoor showers or outhouses are just 3 possible uses for the retro booths in Sultan.

Graduation 2019
Scenes from the Sequoia High graduation ceremony held in the Everett Civic Auditorium on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Sequoia High School’s class of 2019 graduation

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Gallery: Everett High School’s class of 2019 commencement

The ceremony was held Saturday afternoon at Angel of the Winds Arena.

 

Gallery: Marysville Pilchuck’s class of 2019 commencement

The ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.

 

Gallery: Snohomish High School’s class of 2019 commencement

Scenes of the graduation ceremony at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on June 10.

 

 

Marketplace

Comcast honors Snohomish County students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Meet Matt, who loves to sing, has a great work ethic, excels at counting and listens to sports radio. The client of Sherwood Community Services, who is blind, also enjoys his part-time job as a production worker at Innovative Salon Products where he’s responsible for quality control and packaging.

A simple adjustment can change lives.

Words matter – Take a moment to consider the words you use

 

Technology drives access to better legal care

MyTrafficMan.net makes it easy to access the legal services you need

 

Seven Things to Know Before You Go Mattress Shopping

We spend a third of our lives in bed, so it’s important to make the right choice

 

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Videos

20 years of making baseball miracles happen

Monroe’s Miracle League — a league for children and adults with special needs — celebrates its 20th season.

 

Running wild: Healed from injuries, a bear roams free again

She suffered pelvic fractures in December. Wildlife officers released her in the Cascades this week.

 

State soccer: Marysville Pilchuck’s season ends in heartbreak

Violations in stoppage time sink the Tomahawks in a 2-1 opening-round loss to Kamiakin.

 

Man reportedly flashes gun outside Safeway, then gets shot

Mill Creek police say the confrontation may have begun as a complaint about driving.

 

Photography
Scenes from the Sequoia High graduation ceremony held in the Everett Civic Auditorium on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Sequoia High School’s class of 2019 graduation

Scenes from the Sequoia High School graduation ceremony at the Everett Civic Continue reading...

 

Gallery: Everett High School’s class of 2019 commencement

The ceremony was held Saturday afternoon at Angel of the Winds Arena.

 

Photos of the week

Herald photographers capture the people and places of Snohomish County

 

Gallery: Marysville Pilchuck’s class of 2019 commencement

The ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.