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A small bridge crosses over creek in the proposed Middle May sale on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in Gold Bar, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘There’s going to be some tears’ over 160-acre timber harvest

Despite local resistance, the Middle May tract next to Wallace Falls State Park was sold Monday.

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Snohomish council leader announces early for mayor campaign

City Councilmember Linda Redmon is the first to file in the race. Mayor John Kartak has not said if he will run again.

Snohomish County Jail. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Snohomish County Jail employee charged in drug smuggling

Alexis Wafstet was charged with drug possession. Several inmates were allegedly in on the plot.

16,000 fentanyl pills, pounds of meth, heroin seized in bust

Eight suspects were indicted in U.S. District Court in Seattle, including five from Snohomish County.

Police: Suspect in fatal hit-and-run may have used marijuana

The Lynnwood man allegedly didn’t stop to check on a pedestrian whom he hit with a pickup truck.

The Colors of Hawaii gift store Saturday afternoon in Everett November 21, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

If you can’t go, a new Everett shop sells Hawaiian sunshine

The Colors of Hawaii gift store has relocated to Broadway. Yes, of course, they sell grass skirts.

Sibella the Facility Comfort Dog is the newest member of the Dawson Place team. If you suspect a child in your life is experiencing abuse, Dawson Place can help.

In a stressful year, it’s everyone’s job to help keep children safe

If you or someone you know is experiencing child abuse, help is here

Darlene Love, Steven Van Zandt and Paul Shaffer  performed in concert at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park on Sept. 12, 2015.

Pandemic’s not stopping Christmas Queen Darlene Love

The singer best known for “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” will perform her annual holiday concert online this year.

Malakhi Knight rounds third base during a game. (Photo courtesy of Malakhi Knight)

Marysville Getchell’s Knight switches commitment to UCLA

The state’s top-ranked baseball player for the class of 2021 originally committed to Oregon State.

Claire Vondemkamp (left) and Jami Sollid check out customers Saturday afternoon at Just James Boutique in Stanwood on November 28, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Crazy or just brave? These folks opened businesses this year

In spite of the pandemic, the number of new businesses is up sharply compared to last year.

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Claire Vondemkamp (left) and Jami Sollid check out customers Saturday afternoon at Just James Boutique in Stanwood on November 28, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Crazy or just brave? These folks opened businesses this year

In spite of the pandemic, the number of new businesses is up sharply compared to last year.

 

Amethyst Skeels and Alexander Walsh pick out cannabis products at Kushman's Everett Cannabis Dispensary on Evergreen Way on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cannabis sales surge, proving pot is pandemic-proof

There are more customers, and some regulars are stocking up — just in case there’s a shortage.

 

COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to rise

A new exposure notification app is here, and vaccines are on the way, but the virus continues to surge.

 

 

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The Community Health Centers of Snohomish County walk-in clinic at Edmonds Clinic is now open!

Now open! Walk-in care moves to Edmonds

Win-win: More primary care space at Lynnwood Clinic, more walk-in space at Edmonds Clinic

 

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A voter fills out a ballot outside of the County Public Meeting Room on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Last-minute votes roll in on a tense election day

Many in Snohomish County had more than just the presidential race in mind on Tuesday.

 

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The fire burned the under-construction building to the ground Thursday evening.

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Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Hundreds of people in the small cities joined marches and demonstrations decrying racism.

 

Health-care workers take a knee at Providence in Everett

Health-care workers take a knee at Providence in Everett

The nationwide event was sponsored by White Coats for Black Lives.