Hannah Sheil

3 Monroe teachers awarded $185 million for chemical exposure

Chemical giant Monsanto was ordered to pay Sky Valley Education Center teachers in the first of many lawsuits.

 

Top, L-R: Janelle Cass, Lora Petso. Bottom, L-R: Luke Distelhorst, Will Chen.

Issues abound as Edmonds council appointee seeks to keep seat

Luke Distelhorst faces challengers Janelle Cass, Will Chen, and Lora Petso in the Aug. 3 primary.

 

George Hurst (left), Christine Frizzell (center) and Jim Smith.

Lynnwood council colleagues compete in mayoral primary election

Christine Frizzell, George Hurst, and Jim Smith are vying to fill current mayor Nicola Smith’s position.

 

Kristiana Johnson (left) and Alicia Crank. (Not pictured: Brian Hartman)

Affordable housing is a big issue in Edmonds council contest

Incumbent Kristiana Johnson faces challengers Alicia Crank and Brian Hartman in the Aug. 3 primary.

Kristiana Johnson (left) and Alicia Crank. (Not pictured: Brian Hartman)

Arlington troop-support program prepares care packages

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 76 collected donations and filled 30 boxes to send overseas.

Chance Larreau at Meryl Edward's Park on Aug. 17, 2019. (Larreau family)

A year ago, they lost their son in a fireworks explosion

Chance Larreau was 21 and had many friends. His parents urge caution this Fourth of July.

Chance Larreau at Meryl Edward's Park on Aug. 17, 2019. (Larreau family)
People gather to watch the Thunder on the Bay Fireworks from Legion Memorial Park on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fireworks fears: reopening, dry conditions and sunny Sunday

Fireworks are banned in much of Snohomish County, but firefighters are bracing for July 4 fires and injuries.

People gather to watch the Thunder on the Bay Fireworks from Legion Memorial Park on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Keeping cool in record setting temperatures, Beau Jess and daughter River, 3, reach for falling water as they play at the Splash Pad in Haller Park on Monday, June 28, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Heater repeater: Temperatures spike and the county bakes

Weather stations throughout Snohomish County recorded triple-digits. One in Lynnwood reported 109.

Keeping cool in record setting temperatures, Beau Jess and daughter River, 3, reach for falling water as they play at the Splash Pad in Haller Park on Monday, June 28, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Adrian, 7, jumps into his pool in the yard of his home while enjoying the warm weather on Thursday, June 24, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Heat wave: ‘Off the charts of what we’ve experienced before’

High temperatures bring safety concerns. Here’s how to stay safe as we near triple digits.

Adrian, 7, jumps into his pool in the yard of his home while enjoying the warm weather on Thursday, June 24, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)