Herald Staff

In Uniform (July 16, 2018 edition)

A collection of news and events about and for active duty military and veterans.

Sky Valley Youth Coalition project wins grants

The Sky Valley Youth Coalition prevailed in the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program, a project-based national grant opportunity aimed at community betterment. The Youth Coalition was… Continue reading

Snohomish grad finishes Coast Guard Academy

U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Megan Rice has graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a bachelor of naval architecture and marine engineering and a… Continue reading

Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

Rent-stabilized apartments were turned into high-end condos, leaving former tenants in a lurch.

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EVENTS Party in the Parks Mill Creek will host three neighborhood Party in the Parks events this summer. The first is 5 to 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Two families lose Everett-area homes severely damaged by fire

The houses south of Silver Lake were made uninhabitable after the fire.

C’est la vie: Canadians still visiting US despite trade flap

The United States and Canada are engaged in a trade dispute, angering Canadians, but… Continue reading

Dad, mom and 3 kids escape early morning Edmonds house fire

A fire investigator said the fire started in the barbecue area of the deck.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Tom Angleberger and Dan Santat: 4 p.m. July 17, University Book Store, 15311 Main St., Mill Creek. Author and illustrator visit Mill Creek for a… Continue reading

Badges for Baseball — and for kids

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation teamed up with country music artist Matt Stillwell to bring the LIDS Badges for Baseball tour to Everett on July… Continue reading

Boyfriend isn’t comfortable seeing her ex at family events

Dear Carolyn: I have been dating my boyfriend for about a year and a half. Things have been going well but recently he began expressing… Continue reading

Class Reunions (July 15, 2018 edition)

Arlington, 1958: The 60th reunion is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Rhodes River Ranch, 22016 Entsminger Road, Oso. Cost is $35, due July 23… Continue reading

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

GET OUT Birds of Summer: Expert birder Joe Meche will give a talk on how to identify birds on Camano Island, at 7 p.m. July… Continue reading

Man arrested after series of burglaries in and near Everett

The 21-year-old allegedly robbed 12 businesses, according to police.

Elite Native American crew fights fires, serves community

The Warm Springs, Oregon, crew is one of seven Hotshot crews based on a Native American reservation.

Faith Calendar for July 14-28, 2018

EVENTS Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s Reel World Cinema Series takes up the theme “Unholy Alliances between Religion and Political Power” as it moves through… Continue reading

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County clerks delve into history The Snohomish County Clerk’s Office is working on a history project and needs your help. Anyone with historical photos, announcements,… Continue reading

Home and garden events around Snohomish County

Marysville’s Junk in the Trunk: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14, Municipal Court Parking Lot, 1015 State Ave., Marysville; 360-363-8450; www.marysvillewa.gov. Vendors with toys,… Continue reading

Rotary Club awards $23,000 in scholarships

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club awarded $23,000 in scholarships this year to graduating seniors from Mariner, Cascade and Kamiak high schools. Cascade High School: Karen… Continue reading

Why do people insist on body-shaming pregnant women?

some I know, some I don’t — express surprise that… Continue reading