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Darlene Tanis sorts through book titles Thursday morning at the Everett Library on March 4, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Shrinking the ‘digital divide,’ area libraries slowly reopen

This week, services such as computer and Wi-Fi use — and even book-browsing — were reinstated.

 

A Marysville Pilchuck football player sports a spear on his helmet as the Tomahawks took on Snohomish in the Wesco 3A Championship Friday evening at Quil Ceda Stadium on November 1, 2019. School district leaders may soon need to consider dropping Marysville Pilchuck High School’s mascot, the Tomahawks. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Should Marysville Pilchuck High drop the name ‘Tomahawks’?

A state bill would ban Native American mascots and symbols from schools — unless there is tribal permission.

 

Elwin Pittman, 10, plays foosball with Ashley Kiboigo in the game room during a break at Safe Haven Cafe on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Born of the pandemic, this business is a parental reprieve

Ashley Kiboigo’s Safe Haven WiFi Cafe in Everett is a place for kids to study and play.

 

John Garner

Local leader John Garner: ‘A glowing example of a gentleman’

An accomplished athlete went on to become a teacher, coach, principal and county councilman.

John Garner

Snowstorm incoming for Everett, Snohomish County

Cold weather shelters had dozens of beds available Friday around the county, as temperatures were set to dip to the 20s.

2 Everett cold weather shelters at capacity as snow moves in

A winter storm watch predicted chilly temps and inches of snow around Puget Sound through the weekend.

Snow fell (but didn’t stick) in Everett, and more is forecast

A cold front headed for the Northwest is expected to bring the lowest temperatures of the winter.

People walk into the new Boeing Activity Center COVID-19 vaccination site on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Indoor vaccination commences at Boeing Activity Center

It’s the fourth mass vaccination clinic in Snohomish County and can administer 10,000 shots per week.

People walk into the new Boeing Activity Center COVID-19 vaccination site on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Daniel Kolodich works through an assignment Thursday morning at Sno-Isle Tech in Everett on January 28, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hands-on instruction in the COVID age is something to savor

At Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center, the gradual return of in-person learning is a welcome reprieve from screen time.

Daniel Kolodich works through an assignment Thursday morning at Sno-Isle Tech in Everett on January 28, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dennis Shewey, of Arlington, bowls at Evergreen Lanes on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Starting Monday, certain categories of Snohomish county businesses were permitted to reinstate indoor occupancy at 25% capacity under Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s statewide reopening plan. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Reopening Day: Some businesses return with lockdown lifted

Bowling and indoor dining were back as Snohomish County moved to Phase 2 of the “Healthy Washington” recovery plan.

Dennis Shewey, of Arlington, bowls at Evergreen Lanes on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Starting Monday, certain categories of Snohomish county businesses were permitted to reinstate indoor occupancy at 25% capacity under Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s statewide reopening plan. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
The PAWS bald eagle is circled by a crow while he sits on a tree limb after being released at the Harbour Point Golf Club on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2020 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 2 weeks of rehab, an eagle flies down the golf fairway

It’s a regular occurrence: A rescued bird was released back into the wild after convalescing.

The PAWS bald eagle is circled by a crow while he sits on a tree limb after being released at the Harbour Point Golf Club on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2020 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)