It’s getting real: Light rail is coming to the ’burbs

Plans are farther along in Lynnwood than in Everett, which is the end of the line in more ways than one.

Everett defense investigator accused of witness tampering

He allegedly warned an assault victim he could be deported if he testified against gang members.

Five-year-old Autumn climbs onto a sturdy tricycle in the playground area at Tomorrow’s Hope Child Development Center in Everett Friday. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘Attachment’ called key to children’s wellbeing

Childhood experts here do critical work amid reports of migrant children being separated from parents.

Mayor to review report on Langley police chief’s behavior

City Council members say they’ve been inundated with complaints. An outside report found no wrongdoing.

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Input sought on future of Marysville’s State Avenue

The goal is to draft a plan by late 2018 and present it to the City Council early next year.

Teenager shot during fight at Everett park-and-ride lot

A crowd of minors there reportedly came from an earlier house party, which police had shut down.

The Herald’s 2018 Kristi Bartz Memorial Girls Athlete of the Year: Kelsey Bassett

The senior won state titles in 2 individual sports — for 2 different schools.

Leave No Trace includes your hiking posts on social media

An outdoor ethics group creates guidelines for how to share your hiking experiences on the internet.

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James Stickney, left, and Kenny Barr warm up before long distance boomerang throwing at Lake Stevens Community Park on Friday, June 22, 2018. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens hosts nation’s top boomerang throwers

The U.S. Boomerang National Championships take place at Lake Stevens Community Park this weekend.

Kristen Forster (left); Mary Rupert (center) and Pat Walster (right) sort strawberries in preparation for that week’s distribution day. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Maltby Food Bank celebrates its 25th year

“A very caring community” keeps it open — and its shelves full.

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Mark Walsh, a 2017 WSU Everett graduate in electrical engineering.

WSU Everett engineering graduates helping remap the Titanic

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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

 

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Videos

In Delaware, when they retire a ferry they sink it offshore

They’ve created an artificial reef. Here’s what a sinking ferry looks like.

 

Mysa Tran is the owner of the Riverview Market & Cafe. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

It’s a family affair at Lowell’s Riverview Market & Cafe

As you turn east off I-5 in Everett, this small community from the past unfolds.

 

Marilyn Ogden (left) and Kal Leichtman await the judge Wednesday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on June 6, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A special wedding on D-Day

Kal Leichtman, 92, was there in 1944. He and Marilyn Ogden, 88, picked the anniversary to get married.

 

This gray whale stopped by Hat Island to spout off and eat

The 35-foot mammal came within feet of the beach, giving humans and a couple of dogs quite a show.

 

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Herald photos of the week

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