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Mae Tomita (left) celebrates with Richard Steele after picking up a spare in the first frame Wednesday afternoon at Strawberry Lanes in Marysville on May 5, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Plenty of spares, strikes on Lake Stevens woman’s 100th birthday

Mae Tomita bowls by muscle memory. She can’t see how many pins are left standing. Often, it’s zero.

A safety inspection failed to catch a flaw in a vehicle that subsequently led to a horrific crash that nearly killed an Everett woman. (contributed photo)

Meineke pays Everett woman $12.5 million to settle lawsuit

A crash due to a faulty tire left Janyce MacKenzie in a wheelchair. Meineke OK’d her SUV, she claims.

Chai Cupboard is a new loose tea and spice shop downtown, owned by Jeni Ellis and husband Tim, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

New downtown Everett store offers loose tea and spices

Bring your tea caddy or spice jar: Chai Cupboard carries more than 100 teas and 100 spices.

One of the Jetty Island ferry captains waits for boarders as the ferry begins operations for the summer on Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2016 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Port, county to pay Everett for Jetty Island ferry this year

The Port of Everett and Snohomish County plan to make an online system for $3 reservations.

Mill Creek man sentenced for near-drowning of ex-girlfriend

William Pool III was first charged with attempted murder. He pleaded guilty to second-degree assault.

Students use a modular skills trainer during class Thursday morning at Edmonds Community College on April 29, 2021.
(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Nurses Week, from May 6- 12, honors the nation’s caregivers

Local nursing students and faculty say they couldn’t let the pandemic get in the way of their goals.

Melissa Siv is the new Vice President and Branch Manager for the Peoples Bank at Everett Financial Center. (Photo: Mary Grace Long)

Branch Manager sees growth and change in Everett and Downtown

New Peoples Bank Everett branch manager is excited to be a part of the downtown’s reopening

Owners Krista and Eric Brown sit among rows of wines at The Grape & Grain, a new independent beer and wine store on Evergreen Way, on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

New Everett wine and beer shop focuses on local brands

The Grape & Grain store offers wine and beer from “our backyard” — Washington, Oregon and California.

Snohomish artist Cathy Tanasse works on facial proportions on one of her "Memory Project" portraits on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish artist forges connections through art

Cathy Tanasse, a retired Glacier Peak High School art teacher, draws portraits of strangers as gifts.

Highland Simulant, a simulated lunar soil made by Off Planet Research, pours from a researcher's hands. Photo credit: Off Planet Research

Space company makes a soft landing at the Port of Everett

Off Planet Research creates simulated lunar soils here, so that moon landers can touch down gently.

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Breanna Schalamon take Joel Childs' orders Tuesday afternoon at Oxford Saloon in Snohomish on May 4, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Inslee orders two-week pause on counties sliding back phases

Snohomish County, and much of Washington, had braced for reversion to Phase 2 of reopening plan

 

Comment: Schools, businesses can legally mandate vaccination

Public and private entities have well-established authority to impose vaccination requirements.

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Some events can increase capacity with vaccinated sections

The rule applies to ballgames, graduations and other gatherings for counties in Phases 2 or 3.

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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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Lake Stevens' Tanner Jordan leaps but misses the ball for an Arlington goal as Arlington beat Lakes Stevens 2-1 in a boys soccer march on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

GALLERY: Arlington boys soccer tops Lakes Stevens

GALLERY: Arlington boys soccer tops Lakes Stevens

 

Kamiak's Sam Porter makes a catch Friday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo on April 30, 2021. The Knights won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak blanks Lakewood in key Wesco matchup

The Knights edge the Cougars 2-0 in a battle of two of the top teams in the league.

 

Marysville Pilchuck's Riley Perrine leaps as Jackson's Macie Dean crosses home plate for a run as undefeated Jackson beat Marysville Pilchuck 6-0 in a fastpitch game on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Mill Creek, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson softball blanks MP in battle of unbeatens

Freshman Yanina Sherwood strikes out 15 as the Timberwolves top the Tomahawks 6-0.

 

Kamiak's Cade Weatherbie and Meadowdale's River Stewart fall while fighting for the ball during the game on Friday, April 16, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak shuts out Meadowdale in boys soccer

Westin Joyner and Junior Phomnath combine for the clean sheet in the Knights’ 3-0 win.