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Simeon Berkley declines to make a statement during his sentencing hearing Friday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on March 16, 2021. Berkley was sentenced to 22-years in prison for the second-degree murder of Steven Whitmarsh in 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett road-rage shooter gets 22 years for ‘execution’

Simeon Berkley, 75, was convicted of second-degree murder for the death of Steven Whitemarsh.

Monroe's Trey Lane runs the ball during the game against Lake Stevens on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

All-Wesco teams announced for traditional fall sports

The standouts from the shortened fall sports season.

Initiative promoter Tim Eyman looks up at a video monitor in a hallway as he arrives for a session of Thurston County Superior Court, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, in Olympia, Wash. Eyman, who ran initiative campaigns across Washington for decades, will no longer be allowed to have any financial control over political committees, under a ruling from Superior Court Judge James Dixon Wednesday that blasted Eyman for using donor's contributions to line his own pocket. Eyman was also told to pay more than $2.5 million in penalties. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Ouch: Judge orders Tim Eyman to pay state’s $2.9M legal tab

In February, a judge found that the serial initiative promoter repeatedly violated campaign finance laws.

Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tulalip Tribes reach deal with state on sports betting

If all goes to plan, the tribes could get federal approval for sports books at two casinos by the fall.

Ivan Maik, 78, was shot to death outside a kidney dialysis center around 5 a.m. on April 10 in Arlington. (Courtesy of family) 20210414

Arlington gunfire victim, 78, was Marine who led simple life

Ivan Maik, of Granite Falls, was waiting for a dialysis appointment Saturday. The suspect remains at large.

Demolition of the YMCA in downtown continues on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Apartments will rise from the site of the former YMCA annex

In all, 260 units are planned for the downtown Everett site. The older brick building will remain.

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff.

Virtual care builds mental health connections, even when we’re apart

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is just a phone call away

Washington's Lauren Sanders, center, spikes the ball against Dayton's Lexie Almodovar, left, and Lindsey Winner, right, in the third set during an NCAA volleyball tournament in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

Glacier Peak grad Sanders climbs UW volleyball record books

The senior middle blocker has made an impact on and off the court for the Sweet 16-bound Huskies.

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How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County

Availability of doses is always changing, so keep checking back.

Brian Baird, a former congressman who lives in Edmonds, hopes to create a National Museum and Center for Service in Washington, D.C. (contributed photo)

‘The time is right’ to honor helpers, says former congressman

Brian Baird, of Edmonds, is working to establish a National Museum and Center for Service in D.C.

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After winning the regionals which sent them to the Little League Softball World Series, the Marysville All-Stars celebrate. (Courtesy Marysville All-Stars)

Comment: Canceling kids’ sports is doing more harm than good

Suspending youth sports has taken a mental and physical toll; and the games aren’t spreading covid.

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How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County

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FILE - Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch walks off the field after NFL football practice in Renton, Wash., in this Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, file photo. During Marshawn Lynch’s 12 NFL seasons he earned a reputation for his fearless style on the field, while remaining one of the league’s most reclusive figures off the field. Now the retired running back is lending his voice to try to help members of Black and Hispanic communities make more informed decisions about receiving COVID-19 vaccines. Lynch released a 30-minute interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci on his YouTube channel Friday, April 16, 2021, becoming the latest prominent athlete to sit down with him to discuss the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines as the U.S. continues to combat the pandemic.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Marshawn Lynch discusses vaccine hesitancy with Dr. Fauci

The former Seahawks star is hoping to help Black and Hispanic communities make informed decisions.

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Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tulalip Tribes reach deal with state on sports betting

If all goes to plan, the tribes could get federal approval for sports books at two casinos by the fall.

 

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The Herald's first Sunday edition, shown here on a microfilm viewer, was published April 5, 1981. (Julie Muhlstein)

40 years of Sundays: Herald’s seen changes, mission remains

The newspaper’s first Sunday edition was published April 5, 1981, and this columnist was on the job.

 

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Jackson's Helena Ah-Loe is high-fived after a home run against Everett Thursday afternoon at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek on April 8, 2021. Jackson dominated Everett, 15-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson scores nine in the first, thumps Everett

The Timberwolves moved to 2-0 on the season behind a big day at the plate.

 

Lake Stevens High host Snohomish High Thursday night in Lake Stevens on March 25, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets 25-20, 25-22 and 25-20.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens tops Snohomish in matchup of unbeatens

The Vikings improved to 8-0 on the season with a 3-0 sweep of the Panthers on Thursday night.

 

Kamiak's Wesley Garret runs through multiple tackles during the game against Cascade on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak thumps Cascade in battle of Wesco unbeatens

The Knights cap an impressive turnaround with a 44-14 win and finish the season 4-0.

 

Edmonds-Woodway's Ryan Fahey escapes multiple tackles to run the ball down the field during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Edmonds-Woodway races past Lynnwood to move to 4-0

The Warriors have a big game on the ground and on defense in a 56-7 win.