Switzerland delegate Markus Herrmann listens while 12th grade students speak with him during a special event set up for their AP Comparative Government class at Glacier Peak High School on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

European delegates talk American culture with Glacier Peak students

Representatives from 18 different EU countries made a stop in Snohomish during their US tour.

Community Transit is leasing a 60-foot articulated BYD battery electric bus this year as an early step in the zero emission planning process. (Community Transit)

Community Transit testing 60-foot electric bus

The agency leased the BYD K11M for $132,000 this year as the first step in its zero-emission planning process.

Ron Thompson looks around inside a trailer that he and his wife Gail keep stocked with emergency supplies in case of emergency at their home Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, in Oso, Washington. The Thompsons lost their home to the 2014 slide that claimed dozens of lives, and in the years since, they have worked to prepare themselves and their community members for future disaster. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

After big quake, Snohomish County would face jigsaw puzzle of ‘islands’

An interactive map of “Population Islands” shows who you might be isolated with — and where — in a major earthquake.

Charlie Pancerzewski (Courtesy of Pancerzewski family)

Mukilteo citizen watchdog, 83, spoke for ‘the facts and the truth’

“It is fitting that the public see (Charlie Pancerzewski’s) name when they get up to the podium for public comment,” the mayor said.

A suspect removes a rifle bag from a broken rear window of a Seattle police car on May 30 in downtown Seattle. An Everett man, Jacob D. Little, 24, has been charged with the theft of the high-powered rifle stolen from the car. This image is from the criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court. 20200904

Everett man sentenced for stealing police gun in Seattle protest

Jacob Little, 26, now faces second-degree murder charges for allegedly killing a man in Renton in August 2020.

FILE - This scanning electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows rod-shaped Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. U.S. health officials are advising people to stop using the over-the-counter eye drops, EzriCare Artificial Tears, that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday night, Feb. 1, 2023, sent a health alert to physicians, saying the outbreak includes at least 55 people in 12 states. One died. (Janice Haney Carr/CDC via AP)

Eye drops linked to Snohomish County man’s death

Amid dozens of non-fatal infections, federal health leaders this week urged people to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears.

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This family is no match for a German-made knife. (Jennifer Bardsley)

Any way you slice it, that bread knife is dangerous

Their old bread knife was too dull. The new one is too sharp, apparently.

The European Parliament in Brussels charts the course of Europe.

Rick Steves’ Europe: Politics, good living and peeing in Brussels

The Belgian capital’s rich brew of food and culture pleasantly surprises those who stop.

Herald columnist Julie Muhlstein received this card, by mail at her Everett home, from the Texas-based neo-Nazi organization Patriot Front.  The mail came in June, a month after Muhlstein wrote about the group's fliers being posted at Everett Community College and in her neighborhood.  (Dan Bates / The Herald)





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Editorial: Treat violent extremism as the disease it is

The state Attorney General urges a commission to study a public health response to domestic terrorism.

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Mark Stewart, head coach, demonstrates proper technique during practice Thursday afternoon at Mariner High School in Everett on August 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett tabs longtime area coach Stewart to lead football team

The 63-year-old has been head coach at Mariner and Meadowdale and was an All-American linebacker at UW.

 

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A big head Buddha turns to the crowd during a celebration of the Lunar New Year on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lunar New Year celebrates the Year of the Rabbit

A celebration in Edmonds ushered in the Lunar New Year.

 

Edmonds-Woodway’s Jude Haines tries to pull down Shorecrest’s Neta Navot on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: E-W boys wrestlers topple Shorecrest

The Warriors earn a 48-30 win over the Scots in a key Wesco 3A/2A South matchup.

 

Mountlake Terrace’s Mya Sheffield comes away with a loose ball against Meadowdale on Wednesday, Jan.11, 2023, at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Mountlake Terrace girls top Meadowdale in thriller

Maya Davis scored the winning bucket as the Hawks earn a 60-57 win over the Mavericks.

 

Kamiak’s Bryan Zi Wong wins the second heat of the 100 yard backstroke during the Jackson vs. Kamiak boys swim and dive meet at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek, Washington on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak boys swim team tops Jackson

The Knights earn a 96-74 win over the Timberwolves at West Coast Aquatics.

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Canyon Creek Cabins co-owner Andy Whitcomb relaxes on the deck behind Cabin 1, an upgraded 1970s A-frame. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

A stylish yet rustic winter retreat just outside Granite Falls

Canyon Creek Cabins offer a cozy hideaway on an acre of riverfront property.

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Back in the observation car checking out the views near Blue River, Oregon. (Julia Carmel / Los Angeles Times)

Riding the Coast Starlight, from Los Angeles to Seattle

We spent 34 hours on America’s most scenic train. Is it as dreamy as it sounds?

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People explore along the South Fork Stillaguamish River near the repaired bridge that heads to Big Four Ice Caves on Oct. 28, in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls. Ryan Berry / Everett Herald photo

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